Lhasa to Beijing Train Book

Lhasa Beijing Train Ticket Price and Schedule

Train No.From / ToDep. / Arr.DurationDistance (km)FrequencyHard sleeper TicketSoft Sleeper Ticket
Z22 Lhasa/Beijing 15:50/08:28 40:38 3757 Daily CNY720 CNY1144
Z21 Beijing/Lhasa 19:53/11:36 39:43 3757 Daily CNY720 CNY1144

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* Since Lhasa-Beijing is one of the most popular train routes, it is suggested to make your reservation as soon as possible.

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Route Map of Lhasa Beijing Train

Map of Train Leaveing Lhasa to Beijing

Recently, there is only one scheduled train from Lhasa to Beijing every day. The train No.22 (Lhasa - Beijing) departs from Lhasa Railway Station at 15:50 pm and arrives at Beijing West Railway Station at 08:28 am on the third day after nearly 40:38 hours. The whole journey covers 3,757km, of which 1,110 km are the world highest Qinghai-Tibet Railway.

Latest Timetable and Schedule of Lhasa Beijing Train

StationAltitutdeArrivalDepartureStop TimeDaysDistance
Lhasa 3,650 m -- 15:50 -- Day 1 --
Nagchu 4,500 m 19:24 19:30 6 min Day 1 322 km
Golmud 2,780 m 06:09 06:34 25 min Day 2 1,142 km
Delingha 2,980 m 08:46 08:52 6 min Day 2 1,451 km
Xining 2,200 m 13:10 13:45 35 min Day 2 1,972 km
Lanzhou 1,520 m 16:13 16:31 18 min Day 2 2,188 km
Zhongwei 1,225 m 21:31 21:37 6 min Day 2 2,494 km
Taiyuan 820 m 03:50 03:59 9 min Day 3 3,241 km
Shijiazhuang 80 m 05:47 05:55 8 min Day 3 3,466 km
West Beijing 44 m 08:28 -- -- Day 3 3,757 km

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About the Life on board

Cabins on Tibet Trains

There are two kinds of cabins on board where you can sleep overnight during your train journey to Tibet. The first class cabin on all trains to Tibet is the soft sleeper cabin, with 4 beds in one compartment. The second-class cabin onboard is the hard-sleeper with 6 beds in one compartment.

Facilities onboard

On each train to Tibet, there is one dining car offering food and drinks. At the end of each coach, there are toilets and washing basins. Boiled water is offered 24 hours a day, so you can bring some instant noodles, coffee and tea with you.

Oxygen Supply onboard

For travelers who are planning the train trips to Tibet, the altitude sickness is always an important issue for considering. In fact, there are two kinds of oxygen supply systems onboard, which can relatively reduce the effect of high altitude. So there is no need to worry too much about suffering from altitude sickness onboard.

  • soft berths on Tibet trains
  • the upper berth in soft cabin
  • the oxygen outlet in soft sleeper cabin

Beijing Tibet Tour by Train

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Frequent Asked Questions about Lhasa Beijing Train Tour

Is it Difficult to Get Train Tickets of Lhasa Train to Beijing?

It isn’t so difficult as to get a train ticket to Lhasa most of the time. If you want to experience a Lhasa express train journey and can’t get any train ticket from Beijing to Lhasa, you may try to take a flight to Lhasa and back to Beijing by train.

How Much is the Train Ticket from Lhasa to Beijing? Is it Cheaper than the Ticket from Beijing to Lhasa?

The net prices of the train No.Z22(Lhasa to Beijing) and No.Z21(Beijing to Lhasa) are the same. Since it is more popular to get train to Tibet than from Tibet, tourist may have to pay more to get a ticket of train to Tibet for the limited supply of Tibet train tickets in peak season. Conversely, the trains from Tibet to Beijing and other parts of inland China becomes less popular, which makes it easier for tourists to book tickets and the train fare is also much cheaper. You can contact us for detailed information of the train cost depending on your exact travel date.

Is it Possible to Break the Train Journey from Lhasa to Beijing at Some Sites?

There are some stations in major cities and scenery platforms along the way from Lhasa to Beijing, but we do not advice you to get off the train for a long time in case you will miss the train.

The popular tourist destinations en route are Xining, Lanzhou and Xian. If you plan to visit any of them before arriving in Beijing, you can take a Tibet train from Lhasa Railway Station to the city at first, and then continue your journey to Beijing either by flight or train as you like.

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