Journey Name: Xining to Lhasa  |  Journey Duration: Upto 3 days
 
Overview:
The Qinghai-Tibet railway is the highest altitude railway in the world. You'll witness thousands of miles of unrivalled landscapes. There are several trains from Xining to Lhasa. Most of them start from other cities of China and stop at Xining Train Station for 20 minutes. Only two trains, K9801 and K9811, start from Xining to Lhasa. The journey takes just under 24 hours. 
 
Train Departure Schedule :
2015
January - March
April - June
July - September
October - December
 
 
Journey Dates :
Daily
 
Places Covered:
Xining, Lhasa
 
Day to Day Itinerary:

Train Available

Start

End

Frequecy

Distance

Duration

K9801

Xining
(14:56,1st day)

Lhasa
(15:40,2nd day)

Daily

1960km

23h51m

K9811

Xining
(22:00,1st day)

Lhasa
(21:40,2nd day)

Every Other Day

23h40m

 
Price:

Price Per Person

Hard Sleeper

Soft Sleeper

RMB 523

RMB 813

 
Inclusions:

Rail Fare only. 

The train fare does not include meals, so you need to pay the food in the train, a normal breakfast will cost you about 10RMB and a lunch or dinner 20-30RMB. Drinking water is free. 

 
Route Map
 
  • An engineering marvel, it is the world's highest railway
  • Unique and wonderful scenery
  • Special sightseeing windows on board and scenery viewing platforms
  • Comfortable accommodation to suit every budget
  • Oxygen supplier on board for those who feel light-headed