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Shanghai - Lhasa Flights

Lhasa - Shanghai Flights are one the most hot-sale flights tickets, as they are both hot destinations for tourists from domestic and abroad. Here, you will find some information Shanghai - Lhasa flights and also there are tips for travel to the two cities. Hopping these are helpful to you China tour. (Update on November 14, 2014)
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About Shanghai: Shanghai is one of the world largest seaports and China major industrial and commercial center. With the deepening reform, the city, formerly crowned as the financial, economic and trade hub of the Far East, is playing a leading role in boosting economic development of China. Meanwhile, the city has attracted more and more tourists from home and abroad for its unique charm.

The best time to travel in Shanghai is in spring and autumn, The city enjoys a subtropical maritime monsoon climate, with four distinct seasons. Generally, the warm Spring and cool Autumn are the more comfortable seasons and visitors can wonder around the city very comfortably.

About Lhasa: Lhasa, whose name means 'the Land of Gods' in Tibetan, is the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region. Due to its sufficient sunshine annually, it is also famed as 'the Sunshine City'. It is the center of Tibet's political, economic, cultural and religious activities.

From April to October should be the best time to visit Lhasa. During these period, visitors can see the most beautiful side of this place.

Shanghai - Lhasa Flights

There are two pairs of direct flihgts traveling between Shanghai and Lhasa, wtih a short stop in Chongqing or Xian before finishing the whole fly trip. It takes about 6 to 7 hours on the plane. The direct fligt leaving for Lhasa is usually quite expensive and hot sale. It is suggested to book as early as possible. The two flights are operated by China Eastern Airlines and Tibet Airlines.

►For ensuring flight information can visit:
China Eastern Airlines: http://www.ceair.com/
Tibet Airlines: www.tibetairlines.com.cn

►Flight from Shanghai to Lhasa

There are two direct flights from Shanghai to Lhasa. One departs from Shanghai Pudong Airport at 07:10, with one short stop in Xian before finishing the fly trip. The other departs from Shanghai Hongqion Airport at 14:40, with one stop in Chongqing city. It takes about 6 hours and 45 mintute on the plane. 

►Flight from Lhasa to Shanghai

The two flights from Lhasa to Shanghai all depart from a Gonggar International Airport (JZH) and then arrive at Pudong airport or Hongqiao airport. One departs at 8:00 am with one stop in Chongqing City, the other sets off at 15:15 with one short stop in Xian. It takes about 6 hours for the whole trip.

► The above information is listed for your reference and subjected to change without advance notification from TCT. We suggest ensuring the flight information (including flight frequency and exactly flight schedule) by visiting airline official website or consulting with your TCT tour advisors separately. TCT has no responsibility on any loss caused by using the above information directly without checking or consulting.

Domestic Travel High Season
The most crowded seasons in China are Chinese Spring Festival (usually in late Jan or early Feb.), International Labor Day (May 01 to 03) and National Day (Oct 01-07). Spring Festival and the National Day golden week are the most crowded time for travelling. Try not to travel to Lhasa during these time period, as the flights tickets are hard to buy.

Related Information:
► More transportation information: Lhasa Transportation
► Recommended China Tour to Lhasa: 4 Days Lhasa Essence Tour
(Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Tibet Museum, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery)