Every year, many people travel to Tibet from all over the country, and people can choose various modes of transportation to go to Tibet. Here are some ways to travel to Tibet.

Shanghai is a favorite gateway of travelers coming from Europe, North and South America, Australia, and Southeast Asia, and from any other part of the world. It is a major hub for international flights from the most important cities around the world and from the major domestic cities of China. Moreover, Shanghai is a tourist destination on its own. So, if you are planning a tour of Tibet, you can also a lot one or two days for touring this awesome city of Shanghai.

Although Shanghai is 2,944 kilometers away from Tibet, you can reach Tibet from Shanghai within 7 to 9 hours of air travel. At present, two direct flights operate between Shanghai and Lhasa every day. These direct flights are operated by Tibet Airlines and China Eastern Airlines. China Eastern Airlines offers direct flights between Lhasa and Shanghai via Xi’an with a 2hrs 20mins stopover, and the whole duration takes 8hrs 40mins. Tibetan Airlines offers direct flights via Chengdu with a 1hr 35mins stopover, and the whole duration takes 7hrs 25mins. There are also several flights to Chengdu, Chongqing, Kunming, and Xi’an airports from where you can board a connecting flight to Tibet. These flights are operated by Eastern Airlines, Tibet Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Air China, and Sichuan Airlines. If you can’t buy the direct flight to Lhasa from Shanghai, you can fly to Chengdu, Chongqing, Kunming or Xián firstly and then transfer another flight to Lhasa.shanghai to Lhasa flight

Some people also choose to travel by train, so they can enjoy the scenery along the way for a longer time.

Beijing, the capital city of China, is well-known as its long history and a booming economy. It’s also a famous tourist place where you can learn Chinese history by visiting the amazing Forbidden City, the sublime Temple of Heaven, the awe-inspiring Great Wall, etc… Besides, you can sleep one night in Hutong, one kind of typical house for Beijing folks, with a totally different appearance and strong flavor of living life compared to other cool modern buildings in Beijing.After 3~4 days’ stay in Beijing, tourists can go to Lhasa by train or by plane. It takes 44 hours to arrive in Lhasa by the only daily train from Beijing. It’s a long-time traveling but you can enjoy the wonderful sightseeing along the Qingzang Railway; the other hand it can help you acclimatize to the high altitude step by step. If your itinerary is tight, there are four flights flying to Lhasa from Beijing every day for your option.tibet tours from beijing

When you hear the word “Chengdu”, the first thought should be an adorable giant panda and delicious hot pot. The city has a long history with bronze culture and the Southern Silk Road. Here, you can experience the history of Three Kingdoms, Su civilization, play with a cute giant panda, savoring spicy and pungent Sichuan cuisine and watch the wonderful Sichuan opera face show. Besides, there are so many world-class natural heritage around are well worth a stop before traveling to Tibet. It will be a sweet and wonderful memory of your whole life.t’s a great experience to take the train from Chengdu to Lhasa. The Chengdu plain, Guangyuan mountainous, grassland, desert, land of snows as well as the Snowy Mountains and the lakes will continually appear and strongly attract your heart. On the other hand, the train journey does great help to adapt to the high altitude. On your arrival in Lhasa, you need to have a good rest first and the sightseeing will start on the next day. chengdu to lhasa train

After brief introduction, I believe you already have a certain understanding of how to go to Tibet. There are many ways to go to Tibet and you can choose flight or train to start your tibte tor!