Flights to Tibet from Singapore

It is the most convenient way to travel to Tibet by train from Singapore.

Singapore is a hot tourism destination in Asia and is close to China. As a main gateway country to China, Singapore enjoys the benefit of the visa-free policy for Singaporean staying in China within 15 days, which is given by the Chinese government. In the recent years, many Singapore citizens prefer to travel to China, including Tibet. Tibet attracts people with mysterious culture and beautiful landscapes.

For most of international travelers, boarding a flight to Tibet from Singapore is recommended. At present, there are many flights flying from China main cities to Singapore Changi Airport. As there is no direct flight between Tibet and Singapore, you need to fly to mainland China firstly and then transfer to Tibet.

Documents to Tibet

For every foreign travel to Tibet, you need to prepare your own Tibet Travel Permit which is a basic document. When you board a flight to Tibet, you will be asked to show your original Tibet Travel Permit. As a professional travel operator, we can guarantee your Tibet Travel Permit. Please feel free to contact us.

Fly from Singapore to Tibet

Singapore to Lhasa via Chengdu

This is a popular trip to Tibet via Chengdu. Chengdu is located in the southwest of China and is known as the “Land of Abundance”. There are 3-4 flights from Singapore to Chengdu. The direct flight ticket costs about 850 dollars one way and the duration is about 4-5 hours. The flights from Chengdu to Lhasa run 14 times every day from morning to evening, and the duration is about 2 hours and 20 minutes. You can easily board a flight to Tibet from Chengdu.

Singapore to Lhasa via Chongqing

Chongqing is a municipality city in China and is close to Chengdu. And the flights between Singapore to Chongqing run about 2 times a day and the duration is about 4-5 hours. There are 9 flights running from Chongqing to Lhasa, and the duration is about 2 hour and 50 minutes. The ticket from Chongqing to Lhasa costs about 290 dollars.

Singapore to Lhasa via Guangzhou

Guangzhou is a coastal city in China, and the distance from Singapore to Guangzhou is shorter. The duration of flight from Singapore Changi Airport to Guangzhou is about 4-5 hours and the flight ticket is 319 dollars one way. But the duration of flights from Guangzhou to Lhasa will take about 6-9 hours with a stopover in Chongqing or Xi’an.

Singapore to Lhasa via Xining

Xining is the starting point of the Qinghai-Tibet railway which is the highest railway in the world. If you want to enjoy the beautiful scenery along the train journey, you can choose to board a train to Tibet from Xining. At present, there is no direct flight from Singapore to Xining, so you need to transfer to Xining from Shenzhen, Shanghai or Chengdu. You can also board a flight to Tibet from Xining, and the duration is about 2 hours and 15 minutes,

Tip: You can also fly to Tibet from Nepal. The duration of flights between Nepal to Tibet is about 1.5 hours.

Flights to Tibet from Chongqing

Chongqing is one of the seven major gateway cities to Tibet.

As the largest inland city, Chongqing is one of the most important cities in western China. Besides, it is one of the seven major gateway cities to Tibet and one of the four major municipalities of China, the same as Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai. Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport serves an international hub for flights from all over the world, including Bangkok, Los Angeles, New York, London and Singapore. Besides, it also serves domestic flights to major big cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Xi’an.

Chongqing Lhasa Flight Schedules

At present, Chongqing offers flights to three airports in Lhasa, Nyingchi and Qamdo. Tourists can choose the proper landing airport based on your tour convenience. Normally, the number of flights from Jiangbei International Airport to Lhasa Gongga Airport is more than flights from Chongqing to other two airports in Tibet. You can choose a cheaper flight easily.

There are 10 direct flights daily operated by Sichuan Airlines, Tibet Airlines, West Air and China Southern Airlines. Please check the detailed flight schedule:

Chongqing to Lhasa Flight Schedule:

Flight Number Departure Arrival Duration Frequency
TV9863

Tibet Airlines

06:25

Jiangbei International Airport T2B

09:15

Lhasa Gongga Airport

2 hours and 50 minutes Every Day
3U8633

Sichuan Airlines

06:50

Jiangbei International Airport T2B

09:45

Lhasa Gongga Airport

2 hours and 55 minutes Every Day
PN6271

West Air

07:05

Jiangbei International Airport T2B

09:50

Lhasa Gongga Airport

2 hours and 45 minutes Every Day
CZ8165

China Southern Airlines

08:30

Jiangbei International Airport T2A

11:20

Lhasa Gongga Airport

2 hours and 50 minutes Every Day
MF8467

Xiamen Airlines

10:55

Jiangbei International Airport T2A

13:40

Lhasa Gongga Airport

2 hours and 45 minutes Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
CZ3463

China Southern Airlines

11:15

Jiangbei International Airport T2A

14:05

Lhasa Gongga Airport

2 hours and 50 minutes Every Day
TV9814

Tibet Airlines

12:50

Jiangbei International Airport T2B

15:40

Lhasa Gongga Airport

2 hours and 50 minutes Every Day
CA4420

Air China

13:45

Jiangbei International Airport T2B

16:35

Lhasa Gongga Airport

2 hours and 50 minutes Every Day
PN6391

West Air

14:25

Jiangbei International Airport T2B

17:15

Lhasa Gongga Airport

2 hours and 50 minutes Every Day
3U8665

Sichuan Airlines

14:45

Jiangbei International Airport T2A

17:30

Lhasa Gongga Airport

2 hours and 45 minutes Every Day

NoticeThe timetable is deeply affected by the local weather and climate. The timetable is just for reference. If you want to travel to Tibet, please check the information from the website or just contact us. We offer the flight tickets booking for our clients.

According to the Law of the Republic of China, every foreign traveler needs to get a Tibet Travel Permit to travel to Tibet. When you want to board a flight to Tibet, you need to bring your Tibet Travel Permit which will be checked by the staff of the airport.

How to save money on flights from Chongqing to Tibet

At present, a single flight from Chongqing to Tibet costs 300 dollars. It is advisable to book the return flight at the same time for the reason that it is cheaper than booking them one by one. And the flight back to Chongqing from Tibet in the low travel season takes about 427 dollars which costs more in the peak travel season. If your travel itinerary to Tibet is settled, you can book them by yourself and choose the cheapest flights in that time.

Flights to Tibet from Beijing

The direct flight between Tibet and Beijing takes 4.5 hours one way.

Why travel from Beijing to Lhasa

The capital of China, Beijing is one of the ancient cities in China with a long history of over hundreds of years. Beijing pays the equal attention on cultural preservation and metropolitan development. It has many relics of imperial China, such as the Forbidden City, the Great Wall of China, and the Ming Tombs.

Besides, Beijing is a popular transit place to Tibet with both available for train and flights. Usually, tourists can choose one of three ways to get to Tibet from Beijing. One is taking a flight to Tibet from Beijing International Airport, and the other two is boarding a train to Tibet or flying to Xining and then boarding the Tibet train to Lhasa.

Most tourists prefer to take Beijing ad the starting point of Tibet tour for three reasons. Firstly, Beijing is an international hub for international flights connecting with many countries in the world. Foreign tourists can have a good rest and go sightseeing in Beijing after a long time’s international flight. Secondly, Beijing is not very far away from Tibet compared to Guangzhou or Hong Kong. The duration is much shorter. Thirdly, Beijing sightseeing is the quick way to learn the history and culture of China. Combing tour with Beijing and Tibet is a nice tour without any doubts.

How to get to Tibet from Beijing– Beijing to Tibet by air

At present, there are two direct flights between Beijing and Lhasa operated by Air China. Besides, there are many connecting flights with a stopover in Beijing. The direct flight from Beijing to Lhasa without any stopover may take 4.5 hours and costs 520 USD per way. The following flights information is updated until the beginning of 2018. You can book the flight ticket online. But please know that the demand for flight tickets in the peak travel season far exceeds the supply. You may fail to book in online. You can contact us and we can find the best flight with reasonable price.

After arrival in Lhasa, tourists are recommended to have a good rest in your hotel to adapt the change of altitude.

Beijing to Lhasa Flight Schedule

Flight Number Departure Arrival Duration Frequency
CA4125 07:35 12:05 4h 30m every day
CA4112 08:15 15:05 6h 50m every day

Lhasa to Beijing Flight Schedule

Flight Number Departure Arrival Duration Frequency
CA4126 09:30 12:35 3h 55m every day
CA4111 16:20 22:15 5h 55m every day

Note:

1. The timetable is just for reference. Since the flight is greatly affected by weather and climate, the detailed information on departure and arrival time should be checked by the website or consult with us.

2. According to the law of the Republic of China, foreign travelers need to get a Tibet Travel Permit to board a flight to Tibet successfully. A TTP can only be applied by a travel agency who take charge of your Tibet tour. So, foreign tourists need to be in a group tour to Tibet. And only the original permit can help you board a flight, while a cope of it is not helpful.

Shanghai Lhasa Flight

Flying to Tibet from Shanghai is very convenient and time-consuming. There are direct flights between Shanghai and Lhasa.

Why travel from Shanghai to Tibet?

Shanghai is located on the south-east coast of China. It is a modern international metropolis without losing its traditional Chinese characteristics. Located in the middle of China’s long coastline, it is one of the four central municipalities directly under the central government of China and a famous historical and cultural city in China. For more than 100 years, Shanghai has been the center of Chinese business and the gathering place of wealth. It is China’s famous “shopping paradise”, second only to Hong Kong and the closest link between China and the world. You can take a direct international flight to Shanghai from your home country.

At present, China Eastern Airline offers a direct flight to Tibet from Shanghai every day. The whole journey to Tibet is about 8 hours including 1 hour for stopover. It offers a convenient way to Tibet. In addition, there are many connecting flights to Tibet. You can fly to Chengdu, Chongqing, Kunming firstly, and then transfer a plane to Lhasa.

Here are the direct flights to/from Lhasa from/to Chengdu:

Flight from Shanghai to Lhasa

Dept. Arri. Flight No. Airlines Dept. Arri. Type Schedule
7:50 14:15 MU2335 China Eastern Airlines Shanghai Lhasa JET Every Day

Flight from Lhasa to Shanghai

Dept. Arri. Flight No. Airlines Dept. Arri. Type Schedule
15:40 21:00 MU2336 China Eastern Airlines Lhasa Shanghai JET Every Day

Flights from Shanghai (4 meters) to Lhasa (3680 meters) cover a huge change of altitude. And at present, there are two airports in Shanghai, and only the Shanghai Pudong International Airport offers the direct flight to Tibet every day. You can board a connecting flight at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. The flights between Shanghai and Lhasa land at Lhasa Gongga Airport.

Traveling to Tibet by plane is a good way to save time and can give more time to help you to adapt to the change of altitude. Besides, the plane flies so close to the snow-capped mountains as if you can touch the peaks from the plane window. The scenery from the plane can give you an exciting experience to see the Tibetan mountains at an altitude of over 7000 meters which the journey in a Tibetan train can’t offer. Many travelers to Tibet prefer to go by plane for the stunning scenery of mountains from the airplane. It is an once-in-a-lifetime journey.

As the flight timetable and schedule are affected by climate and weather, you need to check the detailed information from the net or your travel operator. We offer service on ticket booking. We can help you to find a suitable flight at the best price. The Tibet Travel Permit is a must when you board a plane to Tibet. Without one, you are not allowed to enter Tibet. Tibet is a politically sensitive region. You are not allowed to enter Tibet as a backpacker. You need to go with a tour guide, driver and private car. As a local travel agency, we offer service on permits application, tickets/hotel booking and travel packages.