Lhasa to Shigatse by Train
The railway line from Lhasa to Shigatse, an extension of the Qinghai-Tibet railway, was put into use on August, 2014. The rail extension starts from the capital city of Lhasa and trail south along the Lhasa River to Doilungdeqen, and Quxu. Then it follows the Brahmaputra River and passes the canyon to reach Nyemo, Rinbung, and finally gets Shigatse. There are 6 railway stations designed between Lhasa & Shigatse on the rail. The average distance between each station is approximately 41 km.
Lhasa to Shigatse by Train - No. Z8801
|Train No.||From||To||Dep. / Arr.||Duration (km)||Stops||Duration|
|Z8801||Lhasa||Shigatse||09:00 / 12:09||248||6||3hr,9min|
|Hard Seat||Hard Sleeper||Soft Sleeper||Booking|
1. The ticket prices of the trains from Shigatse to Lhasa is the same.
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Timetable of Lhasa to Shigatse Train - No.Z8801
|Sherong||3,604 m||09:24||09:56||2 min||33 km|
|Chushul||3,700 m||09:44||09:56||12 min||56 km|
|Nyemo||3,810 m||10:29||10:31||2 min||103 km|
|Rinbung||3,800 m||11:03||11:05||2 min||151 km|
|Shigatse||3,836 m||12:09||--||--||248 km|
Timetable of Shigatse to Lhasa Train - No.Z8802
|Renbu||3,800 m||18:34||18:36||2 min||97 km|
|Nimu||3,810 m||19:07||19:09||2 min||145 km|
|Qushui||3,700 m||19:39||19:41||2 min||192 km|
|Xierong||3,604 m||20:01||020:07||6 min||215 km|
|Lhasa||3,650 m||20:32||--||--||248 km|
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Travel Guide of Lhasa to Shigatse Train
Shigatse Railway Station
Shigatse Railway Station, on the Lhasa-Shigatse railway, is the first train station in Shigatse, and mainly operates trains to/from Lhasa.
Lhasa Railway Station
Lhasa Railway Station offers scheduled trains from Lhasa to Xining, Beijing, Chengdu, Lanzhou, etc.
Tibet Travel Permit
Tibet Travel Permit is required to enter Tibet, while visiting to some restricted areas, Alien’s Travel Permit and Military Permit are also needed.
Tibet Train Tickets Class
Find the right ticket class for your journey into Tibet by train.