Flights from Chengdu to Nyingchi

There are also the Peach Blossom Festival, the colorful Nanyigou Valley, and Motuo County.

Tibet has a sacred Tibetan Buddhist culture and amazing attractions. Nowadays, many people regard traveling to Tibet as their lifelong dream. Therefore, where to start the Tibet trip has become a hot topic. If you want to start your Tibet trip from Chengdu to Nyingchi, you will find some flight information from Chengdu to Nyingchi in this article.

Nyingchi, a prefecture-level city under the jurisdiction of the Tibet autonomous region, used to be called Kongpo. It is located in the southeast of Tibet, in the middle and lower reaches of the Brahmaputra River. There is the world’s deepest canyon – the Yarlung Zangbo River Canyon and the world’s third deepest canyon, the Palung Zangbo Canyon. Nyingchi has beautiful scenery and many areas are known as “the Jiangnan of Tibet”. There are also the Peach Blossom Festival, the colorful Nanyigou Valley, and Motuo County, known as Xishuangbanna of Tibet.

Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan province, referred to as Rong, also known as Rongcheng and Jincheng. Chengdu is located in the western part of Sichuan Basin and the hinterland of Chengdu Plain. With flat terrain, crisscrossing rivers, rich products, and developed agriculture, it has a subtropical monsoon humid climate and enjoys the reputation of “land of abundance” since ancient times. Chengdu is also a national historical and cultural city, the birthplace of ancient Shu civilization, one of China’s top ten ancient capitals. It is one of China’s best tourist cities with Dujiangyan, Wuhou Temple, Dufu Thatched Cottage, Jinsha Ruins, and other places of interest.

Currently, there are three flights a day from Chengdu to Nyingchi, operated by Air China, Tibet Airlines and Sichuan Airlines. The flight route is very busy in the tourist season. However, according to previous data, the peak season is likely to increase flights. Flights from Chengdu to Nyingchi usually depart from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in the morning and arrive in Nyingchi Miling Airport after a flight of about 2 hours. If you do not have a direct flight from Chengdu to Nyingchi, you can also transfer to Nyingchi from Xian, Chongqing, and other places.

Fights to Tibet are greatly affected by the weather and seasonal changes, so you need to pay close attention to the flight dynamics at any time. If you think it’s too much trouble, you can find a reliable travel agency that can provide you with the latest information about the flight from Chengdu to Nyingchi.

In addition, as a foreign tourist, a Tibetan Travel Permit is one of the most important and necessary documents for you to enter Tibet. You must make sure that you have a Tibet Travel Permit before you board the flight to Tibet, as you will need the original document to board the flight to Tibet. If you don’t, you won’t be able to board a flight to Tibet. It is worth noting that Chengdu is now unable to apply for a Tibet Travel Permit. And you can only get it through a travel agent in Tibet. After you decide on the date of your Tibet trip, you can send some necessary information to a reliable travel agent in Tibet to help you to apply for it. After3 to 5 working days, it will be sent to your departure city by express.

Hong Kong to Tibet Flights

ince there are any Hong Kong to Tibet flights or direct trains from Hong Kong to Tibet, every traveler traveling to Tibet from Hong Kong should transfer in major cities of China

As an international hub of China, there are frequency international flights from major western countries to Hong Kong which makes it easy to travel from every corner of the world to China. Meanwhile, there are several flights to mainland China every day. Therefore Hong Kong becomes a popular gateway for international tourists to get to Tibet.  Since there is no direct  Hong Kong to Tibet flights or trains from Hong Kong to Tibet, every traveler traveling to Tibet from Hong Kong should transfer in major cities of China such as Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, and Chengdu. The distance from Hong Kong to Lhasa is about 2432km, so you are suggested to take flights to Tibet if you have a tight schedule. Here are three recommend Hong Kong to Tibet Flights itineraries.

The distance from Hong Kong to Lhasa is about 2432km, so you are suggested to take flights to Tibet if you have a tight schedule.
Hong Kong to Tibet Flights

1. Hong Kong-Chengdu-Lhasa

Chengdu is adjacent to Tibet which makes it an ideal gateway to Tibet. As there are daily flights to Chengdu from Hong Kong, you can easily get to Chengdu. When you arrive at Shuangliu International airport, you can take flights to Lhasa from Chengdu which only takes about 2.5 hours. Presently there are 13 direct flights to Lhasa from Chengdu every day. If you have enough time, it is rewarding to take at least 2 days in Chengdu to experience the relaxing life pace, taking the delicious Sichuan cuisine and touching the adorable giant panda.

The Time Schedule of Hong Kong to Chengdu Flights

Flights Route Flights Code Dep. Arr. Frequency
Hong Kong to Chengdu HX452 20:50 23:45 every day
Hong Kong to Chengdu 3U8618 17:10 20:00 every day
Hong Kong to Chengdu HU8162 20:50 23:45 every day
Hong Kong to Chengdu CA412 11:10 13:35 every day
Hong Kong to Chengdu CA428 19:45 22:15 every day
Hong Kong to Chengdu CA6504 19:25 21:55 every day
Hong Kong to Chengdu KA886 10:05 12:40 every day
Hong Kong to Chengdu KA824 19:25 21:55 every day
Hong Kong to Chengdu CX5886 10:05 12:40 every day
Hong Kong to Chengdu CX5824 19:25 21:55 every day
Hong Kong to Chengdu CX6122 11:10 13:35 every day
Hong Kong to Chengdu CX6128 19:45 22:15 every day

2.Hong Kong-Guangzhou-Lhasa

Closed to Hong Kong, Guangzhou seems to be a good gateway for travelers who travel to Tibet from Hong Kong. Since there is no direct flight to Tibet from Hong Kong, you should make your way to Guangzhou at first. It is pretty easy to travel to Guangzhou from Hong Kong. You can take trains to Guangzhou which take about 4 hours or you can take flights to Guangzhou from Hong Kong that only take about 1h. Once you get to Guangzhou, you may find there are two direct flights to Lhasa that will stop over at Chongqing.

Guangzhou to Lhasa CZ3463 8:10 14:05 every day
Guangzhou to Lhasa 3U3061 8:10 14:05 every day

3. Hong Kong-Xining-Lhasa

As the start destination of Qinghai-Tibet railway, Xiling is definitely the ideal gateway for travelers who are favor of Tibet train tours. However, there is no direct flight to Xining from Hong Kong, so you have to transfer from Guangzhou. Then take flights from Guangzhou to Xining. Upon your arrival, you have two choices to get to Lhasa. You can either take flights or take trains to Lhasa