Xining Tibet Tours by Train

As the start of Qinghai-Tibet Railway, Xining is extremely popular among travelers who want to enjoy a Tibet tour with a train experience to Lhasa. Compared with other popular cities with trains to Tibet, like Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu, Xining provides the shortest train ride to Lhasa, allowing tourists to reach the snowy land of Tibet within 24 hours.

Most of the trains from Xining to Lhasa will pass through the highlighted section from Golmud to Lhasa in day time, thus tourists can freely appreciate the splendid landscapes of Qinghai Tibet Plateau on the sky train. Before your trip to Tibet, you can also tour the charming city of Xining, where you can get impressed by famous Ta’er Monstery, breathtaking Qinghai Lake and more other popular attractions.

All the following Xining Tibet train tours include train tickets to Lhasa and the Tibet Travel Permit, with flexible departure dates and private vehicles according to your requirements. Just find your favorite Xining to Tibet travel route, or contact us to customize your Tibet tour from Xining by train.

Popular Xining Tibet Train Tour Packages

We offer worry-free Xining Tibet tour packages with 100% guaranteed train tickets to Tibet. You don’t need to concern about getting the Tibet train ticket and Tibet travel permit since we will handle everything for you. All you need to do is enjoy your lifetime journey to Tibet from Xining.

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Xining Tibet Train Tour FAQs

  • How to book a Xining Lhasa train ticket?

    For foreign tourists who want to enjoy a train journey to Tibet from Xining, you can book your Tibet train ticket online. or at the railway station. Since the Xining to Lhasa train is one of the most popular routes to Tibet, you will always face fierce competition when trying to get a Tibet train ticket, especially during the high peak travel season. To avoid the confusing booking procedure and save more time from queuing up, you can turn to us for professional help. Not only will we get a Xining Tibet train ticket of your scheduled travel date, but also can help you to obtain the Tibet Travel Permit, which is a must for your Tibet tour and will be checked before you board the train to Lhasa.

  • How long is the train journey from Xining to Lhasa?

    Among all the gateway cities from mainland China to Tibet, Xining provides the shortest train ride to Lhasa. The train from Xining to Lhasa only takes about 21 hours on the way, covering a total distance of 1972 kilometers. Passengers taking the train will spend only one night onboard. Except of the direct Xining-Lhasa train (No. Z6801), which departs at 14:01 every other day, all other Tibet trains to Lhasa will stop at Xining Railway Station at different time of the day. Therefore, the arrival time at Lhasa Railway Station will depend on which Tibet train you board from Xining.

  • How to get to Xining Railway Station?

    Xining Railway Station is the only train station in Xining city, and is also the most popular and busiest of all stations that serve Tibet trains to Lhasa. It is located in Huzhou Road, Chengdong District, and is only 5 kilometers away from the downtown area. Currently, tourists can take a bus or taxi to the railway station from anywhere in the city. And if you want to get to Xining Railway Station from the airport, it is suggested to take a taxi, as there is no direct shuttle airport bus for the transfer between two places..

  • What facilities are available on the train from Xining to Lhasa?

    Compared to some regular trains in China, Tibet trains are specially designed for the train ride through the high-elevation plateau, and is well equipped to ensure a safe and comfortable train journey for passengers. You can get access to comfortable sleeper cabins, and clean washrooms of both Chinese and western styles. The dinning car on the train offers freshly-cooked dishes, allowing you to taste traditional Chinese food or Tibetan cuisine as you like. What’s more important, all Tibet trains are provided with the oxygen supply systems, which can help to release the altitude sickness on board.

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