Tibet is a world tourist destination with stunning scenery. Nowadays, more and more tourists from home and abroad want to explore the pure land of Tibet. For the majority of international tourists, it is good to be able to fly directly from your country to mainland China to enjoy a trip to Tibet. There are flights to Tibet in many cities of mainland China. When you arrive in mainland China, you can choose to get to Tibet by plane or train. There is a summary of some countries to China flight information, you can choose one for you.
Flight to Tibet from Nepal
Tibet, China shares a long border with Nepal. Currently, There is a direct flight from Nepal to Lhasa, Tibet every day. The direct flight between Nepal and Tibet is operated by Air China Airline and Sichuan Airline. It costs about 2 hours. If you choose to fly to Tibet from Nepal, you will fly from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal to Lhasa Gonggar International Airport in Tibet.
Flight to Tibet from the USA
So far, there are no direct international flights from the USA to Tibet. If you want to travel to Tibet from the USA, you need to transfer or take a train from mainland China to Tibet. At present, the United State has more direct international flights to China. There are international flights to China from New York, Portland, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Huston, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Washington in the United State. International flights from the United State to China will land in Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai, Chongqing, Xian, Xining, Hangzhou, and so on in China. If you want to travel to Tibet from the USA, you can choose a city in the USA suitable for you to fly to mainland China. If you want to experience the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the highest railway in the world, you can fly from the United State to Xining, Shanghai, Xian, and other places in China.
Flight to Tibet from India
For Indian tourists, if you want to travel to Tibet, you should first visit mainland China and then get to Tibet. But, there are few direct flights between and China. You can fly from Delhi, India to Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou, China. You can also fly from Mumbai to Beijing or Chengdu, China. If you need information about flights from other parts of India to mainland China, you can check it online.
Flight to Tibet from the UK
Traveling from the UK to Tibet, you first need to fly to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou or Chengdu from London with your national passport and a Chinese Visa (preferably an “L” Visa), and then take a flight or train to Lhasa with your Tibetan travel permit. Another option is to fly to Nepal and from Nepal into Tibet. In this case, you will need to apply for a Chinese Group Tourist Visa at the Chinese embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal. Of course, a Tibetan Travel Permit is also essential. You can also choose from Kathmandu to Lhasa direct flight into Tibet or choose Kathmandu through Gyirong Port to Lhasa overland travel.