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.

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.

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