Lhasa Railway Station Guides
Opened in July, 2006, Lhasa Railway Station (Chinese name 拉萨站, Lasa Zhan) is located in Liuwu new district, 7km southwest of Lhasa city centre.
Lhasa railway station covers 23,620 square metres, and has 6 platforms and 10 railway tracks. Lhasa Railway Station is one of the stations of Qing-Zang rail(Qinghai to Tibet) bounding from Lhasa to major cities in China, such as Lanzhou, Xining, Chengdu, Chongqing. It is also the terminal of Lhasa - Nyingchi High speed rail and Lhasa - Shigatse High Speed Rail. The station mainly serves 4 high-speed trains per day.
Lhasa Railway Station has 3 floors. Entrance and departures are on 1F, arrivals are on B1
|2F Level||Departures Hall, shop, restaurants|
|1F Level||Entrance, Security check, Departures Hall, Ticket offices, Taxi Areas, railways platforms, bus station, north square|
Map and Location
Address: Tongzhan Road, Liuwu Nes district, Lhasa, Tibet, China
Lhasa Railway Station is located 7km southwest of Lhasa city centre and the Potala Palace, 9.5km southwest of Barkhor Street and Jokhang Temple, 51km north of Lhasa Gongga Airport.
The public transports are included city bus, Taxi. Taxi is mostly recommended. How to get to Lhasa Railway Station?
Taxi is one convenient and fast way to get to or leave Lhasa Railway Station.
Taxi areas: 1F
The one way fare from Lhasa Railway Station to Lhasa city centre is around RMB24, around 25 minutes.
Taxi Fee Standard
|3km - 7km||RMB2.5 per km||RMB3.5 per km|
|Above 7km||RMB3.7 per km||RMB4.1 per km|
There are 4 bus routes at Lhasa Railway Station. The passengers can take bus to Lhasa city. The bus stations is on the north square.
How to get to Lhasa Gongga Airport(LXA)
Lhasa Gongga International Airport(LXA) is located 51km south of Lhasa Railway Station. How to get to Lhasa Gongga Airport? Please click on here for details.
Step 1:Get to Lhasa Railway Station by Taxi, Bus or Car 45 minutes before train departure.
Step 2: At entrance, go through Security Check and real-name ID check to enter departure Hall by showing passport.
Step 3: Find the Boarding Gate (Ticket Check Gate). The gate No. will be in the confirmation email we send to you.
Step 4: Have a seat near the gate to wait for check-in and boarding. The boarding gate will be opened 20 - 15 minutes prior to the departure time.
Step 5: Ticket check. Please show your passport and confirmation No. to station staff to check in. The boarding gate will be closed 5 minutes before the train departs
Step 6: Find the platform of your train.
Step 7: Board the train and find your seats. How to find your seats?
The ticket offices on 1F
Do you need to collect train tickets?
Since Dec 2019, the electronic tickets have been available on most train routes from or to Lhasa Railway Station.
It means international travellers can show their passports, likes Chinese ID to check in and board the train directly, and don't need to collect the printed tickets at ticket office.
How to check in the train by E-ticket? Please click on here to get Guides.
If you still need to pick up printed tickets, please click on here to get Guides.
Step 1: After get off your train, follow direction signs to exits. And please show your passport and confirmation No.(or printed ticket) to station staff to check out.
Step 2: Leave Lhasa Railway Station by bus, taxi or car.