Chengdu Tbet Train Tours
Known as a vital transport hub to a string of star attractions in Sichuan province, Chengdu serves as a major gateway to Tibet.
With a total length of 3,070km, the railway of Chengdu-Lhasa train is the 4th shortest one, linking other major cities of China to Tibet. (The other three are Xining-Lhasa train 1,972km; Lhanzhou-Lhasa train 2,188km; Xi’an-Lhasa train 2,864km). The Chengdu-Lhasa train departs 14:48 and it takes 43:07h for you to reach Lhasa. On the way you travel from the vast plains of Chengdu to Lanzhou and gradually ascend to soaring Qinghai-Tibet Plateau via Xining. The highlights of the view would unfold from Golmud to Lhasa.
To enjoy the Tibet train ride from Chengdu, you need to obtain Tibet Travel Permit. As a leading Tibet train tour operator, we guarantee 100% Tibet permit. Compared with Beijing-Lhasa train ticket, Chengdu-Lhasa train ticket is much easier to get. However, you also need to book it one month ahead via our travel consultants.
In terms of cost, though flying to Tibet and taking Chengdu-Lhasa train to Tibet cost almost the same, many still prefer the train journey for the epic scenic ride on the Tibetan Plateau.
Most Popular Tibet Train Tours from Chengdu( 44 hrs train ride with soft/hard sleeper )
With over 10 year’s Tibet train tour running experience, we handpicked the top 4 Chengdu to Tibet train tours, which covers the highlights of Tibet tours via Tibet train. Find your favorite itinerary in the following Chengdu-Tibet train tours.
Tour Route: Chengdu-Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse
This golden route expedition showers you with the riches of Tibet culture and nature in Lhasa, Gyantse & Shigatse as well as the train travel from Chengdu to Lhasa.
Tour Route: Chengdu-Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse-Everest Region-Zhangmu
This epic tour across the roof of the world is combined with sky train tour from Chengdu to Lhasa and then overland adventure to Kathmandu with endless landscapes.
Tour Route: Chengdu-Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse-Mt. Everest
This adventure tour is filled with the unique culture and landscape of Tibet including magnificent Mt. Everest as well as a train tour from Chengdu to Lhasa.
Chengdu and Lhasa Train Schedule Details
Z322 train from Chengdu to Lhasa departs every other day. It darts from Chengdu Railway Station at 14:48. On the third day, Chengdu-Lhasa train (Z322) would drive you safely at Lhasa Railway Station at 09:55. Covering 3,360 km in total, Chengdu-Lhasa train trip would take you 43:07 hours to cross five provinces in mainland China. On the way back, Lhasa-Chengdu train (Z324) starts at 18:20.
|Train Number||Departure||Arrival||Duration||Distance||Frequency||Ticket Price|
|Z322(Chengdu-Lhasa)||14:48||09:55||43:07 Hours||3360km||Every other day||￥668 Hard sleeper||￥1,062 Soft sleeper|
|Z324(Lhasa-Chengdu)||18:20||14:26||44:06 Hours||Every other day||￥668 Hard sleeper||￥1,062 Soft sleeper|
If Chengdu-Lhasa train departs on odd days, Z223 train from Chongqing to Lhasa would run on even days and vice versa. Chances are that if Chengdu-Lhasa train does not start on your date, you may go to Chongqing and take Chongqing-Lhasa train instead.
Tibet Train Onboard Information
Is it safe to travel on Tibet train? What facilities are on the train? What’s the life in different cabins in Tibet train? We gather all the useful information as to the Tibet train ride and awful lots of FAQs. You will learn much useful information before boarding Tibet train.
All the trains to Tibet are air conditioned and pressurized for the trains have to run through the mountain areas at high altitude. The air-conditioning in the Tibet train can keep the temperature in the train at a comfortable level so that passengers can enjoy the breathtaking scenery along the world's highest railway in a cozy environment.
Don't worry about the high altitude sickness when travel Tibet by train, for you can get used to the raise of the altitude slowly and gradually on the way. In order to keep passengers comfortable during the journey, the Tibet trains are all equipped with the oxygen supply systems.
Every train from or to Tibet is equipped with modern facilities to provide passengers temporary medical service. Suffering from altitude sickness is a common thing on the Tibet train, the experienced doctors and trained nurses are also available for dealing with and attending the medical emergencies of the passengers. And the passengers can get timely and effective first aid.
More Tibet Train Tours from Other China Cities
Tourists can easily take Tibet trains from major cities to Lhasa. Apart from Chengdu, you can also board Tibet train from cities like Beijing,Xining (true beginning of Tibet train), Shanghai, and Xi’an train, etc. Find out more Tibet train tours from the following cities below.
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