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Xining - Lhasa Flights

Lhasa - Xining flihgts are quite hot, for both are hot destinations for tourists from domestic and abroad. Here, you will find
some information Xining - 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)
About Xining: Xining is the capital city of Qinghai Province, which is the provincial center of politics, economy, culture, education, technology, transportation and commerce. The City of Xining acts as one of the major gateways to the Tibetan Plateau. It is an ancient highland city on the Yellow River which offers many scenic spots and historical sites.

Every July and August, Xining is the wind blowing gently, cool and pleasant summer resort. In July, Qinghai Lake has large tracts of canola flower in full bloom.
About Lhasa: Lhasa is the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region. It is an ancient city with a history of over 1300 years. Its unique highland plateau landscape and Tibetan culture will give you a quite wonderful impression.

Summer and autumn are the best period to visit Lhasa, especially from August to October. In the two seasons the climate is warm and humid unlike the dry and windy weather in winter and spring.


Xining - Lhasa Flights

There are two pairs of non stop flights traveling between Xining and Lhasa every day. The flihgts are operated by Tibet Airlines or Sichuan Airlines.

Flights from Xining to Lhasa take off from
Xining Caojiabao Airport (XNN) at 18:55 and 09:30. It takes about 2 hours and 35 minutes to arrive at Lhasa airport.

Flights from Lhasa to Xining take off from
Gonggar International Airport (SYX) at 13:00 and 11:35 am. It takes about 2 hours and 10 minutes to arrive at Xining.

As flights to Lhasa are always hot, it is suggested to book as early as you can to ensure the availability of the ticket, aslo to get a good discount.

For ensuring flight information can visit:

Tibet Airlines www.tibetairlines.com.cn
Sichuan Airlines: www.scal.com.cn


The above information is listed for your reference and subjected to change without advance notification from TCT. We suggests 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 to avoid those tourist peak season, as it is hard to buy ticket and  it is expensive. In addition, scenic spots would be full of people.

Related Information

► More transportation information: Xining Transportation

►More travel information: Xining Travel Guide
► Recommended China Tour to Xining:4 Days Xining Highlight Tour (Qinghai Lake, Sun and Moon Mountain, Kanbula National Forest Park, Lijia Gorge, Ta’er Monastery)