Flights from Kunming to Lhasa

Kunming, worthy of the "spring city", the four seasons like spring, cool in summer and warm in winter. No matter from which angle you look at Kunming, it must be bright spring, the sky is blue and high, as if it is transparent. The beauty of Kunming attracts numerous tourists from home and abroad, and Kunming currently has direct flights to Lhasa.

 

Kunming-Lhasa flight distance 1963KM
Kunming -Lhasa flight time 3-5 hours
Main airlines China Eastern, Sichuan Airlines,Southern Airlines
Flight frequency 4 times a day
Flight type Non-stop flights
Ticket price [economic class] RMB2260 (ticketfee)
+RMB60 (airport construction fee & fuel tax),
=RMB2320/one way in total
Departure Airport Kunming Changshui International Airport

 

Kunming - Lhasa Flight Timetable:

Flight No. Departure ------ Arrival Frequency
3U8817
Sichuan Airlines
07:30
Changshui Airport
11:50
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
SMTWTFS
CZ9955
Southern Airlines
07:30
Changshui Airport
11:50
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
SMTWTFS
MU5939
Eastern Airlines
08:25
Changshui Airport
12:40
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
SMTWTFS
MU7660
Eastern Airlines
10:00
Changshui Airport
14:00
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
SMTWTFS
MU5827
Eastern Airlines
13:50
Changshui Airport
16:45
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
SMTWTFS

 

Lhasa - Kunming Flight Timetable:

Flight No. Departure ------ Arrival Frequency
3U8818
Sichuan Airlines
13:05
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
16:40
Changshui Airport
SMTWTFS
CZ9954
Southern Airlines
13:05
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
16:40
Changshui Airport
SMTWTFS
MU5940
Eastern Airlines
03:30
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
16:55
Changshui Airport
SMTWTFS
MU7662
Eastern Airlines
14:50
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
18:25
Changshui Airport
SMTWTFS
MU5828
Eastern Airlines
17:30
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
19:55
Changshui Airport
SMTWTFS

 

Notes:

1. The above flights for reference only, please contact us to obtain the latest Kunming -Lhasa flight information.

2. During the off-season airlines will reduce the number of flights, please consult the travel consultants in advance to inquire about the day flight situation if your trip during off-season.

 

Kunming Changshui International Airport Traffic Guide

Kunming Changshui International Airport(昆明长水国际机场,ICAO:ZPPP,IATA:KMG),Located in Changshui Village, Guandu District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, 24.5 kilometers northeast of Kunming City. There are several ways to Changshui Airport:

√ Kunming Rail Transit Line 6 (Airport Line): The one-way running time is 23 minutes and the fare is RMB5. The average station spacing is about 3.5 kilometers. There are 8 stations in the first and second phases. The train has a 25-minute interval, a one-way operation time of 23 minutes, and the service time is from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm every day.

Airport Express: The Airport Express Line is connecting Kunming main district and Kunming Changshui International Airport. The Airport Bus takes the form of "one person, one seat" and has air conditioning throughout the entire journey. There are also on-board attendants to provide passengers with aviation consulting services. Airport Express departure frequency is scheduled to be sent every 15 minutes to 20 minutes. During the peak flight period, the departure density is increased and a bus is sent every 5 minutes to 10 minutes. The fare is RMB25.

 

Lhasa Gongga Airport Traffic Guide

√ Lhasa Gongga Airport (拉萨贡嘎机场,IATA: LXA, ICAO: ZULS) is located in Jiazhulin Town, Gongga County, Shannan District, Tibet Autonomous Region. It is located on the south bank of the magnificent Yarlung Zangbo River at an altitude of 3,600 meters. It is one of the highest civil airports in the world. The Gongga Airport covers a relatively small area. There are relatively few flights to and from the country. Unlike many airports in the mainland there are several terminals and exits. There is only one entrance and one exit to the Gongga Airport Terminal, so you can rest assured that you will not lose yourself. As long as you arrive at Lhasa Gongga Airport, you must come out of that only exit.

√ The staff of Gongga Airport stopped the airport bus about five meters away from the exit of the terminal building. Walk out of the airport terminal, then you can see a small pavilion was set up about 3 meters from the wall on the left hand side, the ticket for the airport shuttle bus was sold here. The fare was RMB30. If you purchased the ticket, you can directly use the ticket to get on the airport shuttle bus. Here, the airport shuttle bus is checked in when you get on the bus. After checking the ticket before the boarding, it will not check the ticket again. The starting point of the Gongga Airport airport shuttle bus is the exit of the Gongga Airport Terminal. The end point is the Civil Aviation Authority at the foot of the east of Potala Palace.

√ If you take a taxi alone, RMB200 per one-way trip; if you take the taxi with other tourisms together, about RMB50/person.

 

Notes When Take the Plane into Tibet:

1. The documents required to enter Tibet for the Foreign Travelers

√ Passport: The passport must be a valid passport. Whether you are flying or booking a flight, or checking in at the hotel, you must provide the original passport. Therefore, tourists must pay attention to carry a passport with you.

√ Chinese visa: In addition to visa-free countries within 15 days, visitors from other countries are required to provide a valid visa.

√ Tibet Travel Permit: When you exchange your boarding pass and the airport for security check, the airport staff will check the Tibet Travel Permit, so please make sure you have prepared your letter of admission before you fly, and bring the letter to Lhasa. Give a guide

 

2. How do I book a ticket to and from Tibet?

Now most tourists book flights directly on the Internet. Tickets can be purchased on the airline's official website or on some third-party platforms, such as Ctrip(携程), Qunar(去哪儿网), and Fliggy(飞猪). Our company also provides ticket booking service, you can also order directly from our company if need. It is generally recommended to buy a ticket with an economic price about one month in advance.

 

3. Besides Kunming, where can I fly into Tibet?

At present, most cities have flights to fly directly to Lhasa, such as Beijing, Xi'an, Chongqing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Shangri-La, etc.

 

4. Besides Lhasa Gonggar Airport, which airports in Tibet you can fly to?

There are a total of five airports in Tibet. In addition to Lhasa Gongga Airport, you can also fly to Shigatse, Nyingchi, Ngari and Qamdo. But there are very few flights to these four airports, and only a few cities have direct flights.

 

√ Shigatse Peace Airport: At present, only Chengdu has direct flights to Shigatse, one flight per day, flight frequency: TV9843 (07:05-09:30), fare 1900 per one-way.

Nyingchi Mainling Airport: Chengdu and Chongqing currently have direct flights to Nyingchi Mainling. There are about four flights to Nyingchi in Chengdu every morning between 6:00 and 09:00, and there are about 3 flights to Nyingchi in Chongqing. If you want to fly directly to Nyingchi, you can only transfer from these two cities.

Qamdo Banda Airport: Chengdu and Chongqing have a daily flight to Qamdo, but few tourists choose this line because Qamdo is not a popular tourist destination in Tibet.

Ngari Gunsa Airport: Urumqi has a flight (stop by Kashgar) to Ngari Every Friday.


5. Baggage check requirements

Luggage First Class Business Class Economy Class Allowed Baggage Size
Allowed Carry-on 5kg*2 pieces 5kg 5kg 55cm/20cm/40cm(L/B/H)
Allowed Checked 40kg 30kg 20kg 100cm/60cm/40cm(L/B/H)

 

6. Is there discount tickets for children?

Infants under the age of two (based on the date of departure) will purchase a baby ticket at 10% of the adult fare. Children who are 2 years of age or younger and under 12 years of age (based on the date of departure) will be entitled to a seat at 50% of the regular adult fare for the same flight. When purchasing a child ticket, you should provide valid documents such as birth certificate and residence booklet for children and babies. When purchasing a baby or child ticket, the identity information needs to be tied to the adult.

 

7. How to get a paper ticket after purchasing a ticket online?

At present, there is no paper ticket for online ticket purchase. Visitors can exchange their boarding pass if they only need to present the valid documents used to book the ticket at the airport counter. Foreign guests flying to Tibet, in addition to presenting valid documents, should also present the original letter of admission to check-in.

 

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