Shigatse Railway Station Guides

Opened on Aug 15, 2014, Shigatse Railway Station (Chinese name 日喀则站, Rikaze Zhan) is located in Sangzhuzi District, 6km southeast of Shigatse city center, 7km southeast of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery.

Shigatse railway station covers 15,460 square metres, and has 3 platforms and 5 railway tracks. Shigatse Railway Station is one of the stations of Lhasa-Shigatse railway bounding from Shigatse to major cities in Tibet, such as Lhasa, Heping, Shannan, nyingchi. The station mainly serves 3 bullet trains and 1 K train per day.

Shigatse Railway station, Shigatse Train Station

Shigatse Railway station, Shigatse Train station

Lhasa to Shigatse Railway

Shigatse Railway Station has 2 floors.

2F Level Departures Hall, shop
1F Level Entrance, Security check, Departures Hall, Ticket offices, railways platforms, Arrivals, Taxi areas, bus station, Parking Lot, station square

Map and Location

Address: Sezhan Road, Sangzhuzi District, Shigatse, Tibet, China

Shigatse Railway Station is located 6km southeast of Shigatse city center, 7km southeast of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, 47km southwest of Shigatse Heping Airport

Map of Shigatse Railway station, Shigatse Train Station Map

Public Transportation

The public transports are included city bus, Taxi. Taxi is mostly recommended. How to get to Shigatse Railway Station?

Taxi

Taxi is one convenient and fast way to get to or leave Shigatse Railway Station.

Taxi areas: on station square

The one way fare from Shigatse Railway Station to Shigatse city center is around RMB10-15, around 20 minutes.

Taxi Fee Standard

Day(6:00~22:00) Night (22:00~6:00)
0~3 km RMB10 RMB11
3km - 7km RMB1 per km RMB2.5 per km
Above 7km RMB2.5 per km RMB4 per km

Taxi to Shigatse Railway station, taxi fare to Shigatse Railway Station

Bus

There are 3 buses from Shigatse Railway Station to Shigatse city center, including bus No.8 to Tashi Lhunpo Monastery. The bus station is on the station square.

Bus at Shigatse Railway station, Bus routes at Shigatse Railway Station

How to get to Shigatse Heping Airport(RKZ)

Shigatse Heping International Airport(RKZ) is located 47km northeast of Shigatse Railway Station. How to get to Shigatse Heping Airport? Please click on here for details.

Shigatse Railway station to Shigatse Heping Airport(RKZ)

How to get to Tashi Lhunpo Monastery

Tashi Lhunpo Monastery is located 7km northeast of Shigatse Railway Station. How to get to Tashi Lhunpo Monastery? Please click on here for details.

Shigatse Railway station to Tashi Lhunpo Monastery

Departures

Step 1:Get to Shigatse 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?

Departures at Shigatse Railway station, Shigatse Train Station

Departures at Shigatse Railway station, Shigatse Train Station

Ticket offices

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 Shigatse 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.

Arrivals

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 Shigatse Railway Station by bus, taxi or car.

 

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