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 centre, 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 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 centre, 7km southeast of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, 47km southwest of Shigatse Heping Airport
The public transports are included city bus, Taxi. Taxi is mostly recommended. How to get to Shigatse Railway Station?
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 centre is around RMB10-15, around 20 minutes.
Taxi Fee Standard
|3km - 7km||RMB1 per km||RMB2.5 per km|
|Above 7km||RMB2.5 per km||RMB4 per km|
There are 3 buses from Shigatse Railway Station to Shigatse city centre, including bus No.8 to Tashi Lhunpo Monastery. The bus station is on the station square.
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.
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.
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?
The ticket offices on 1F
Do you need to collect paper 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 paper 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 paper 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 paper ticket) to station staff to check out.
Step 2: Leave Shigatse Railway Station by bus, taxi or car.