Lijiang-Lhasa Flights

Travel between Lijiang and Lhasa is available for tourists, the distance between them is about 1760 km. Lijiang(丽江) is located on Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, at an altitude of 2400 meters. A great number of travelers are attracted by the beauty and charm of the Old City and the Snow Mountain, keeping pouring and lingering on their primitive simplicity and quietness. And, now, the Lijiang Ancient Town is being reported as one of China Historical Cultural Cities in the whole world’s cultural heritages. Lhasa (拉萨)is the holy land of Tibetan Buddhism, also famed as ‘the Sunshine City’ for its annual sunshine time. It is famous for Potala PalaceJokhang Temple, Barkhor StreetDrepung MonasterySera MonasteryNorbulingka, etc. 

  • Lijiang Sanyi International Airport(丽江三义国际机场)
    Address: Qihe Town, Gucheng District, Lijiang, Yunnan, China (云南省丽江市古城区七河镇)        
    Tel: 0888-5173088
  • Lhasa Gonggar Airport (拉萨贡嘎机场)
    Address: Jiazhulin Town, Gonggar County, Shannan, Tibet, China (西藏自治区山南市贡嘎县甲竹林镇) 
    Tel: 0891-6216465

Lijiang-Lhasa Flights Schedule

There are 2 direct flights operated by Sichuan Airlines and Eastern Airlines and 3 transit flights mainly operated by Tibet Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Air China and China Southern Airlines. It takes about 2 hours and 30 minutes for direct flights from Lijiang to Lhasa.

Flight No. Airlines Departs Arrives Duration Stops Reference Price(¥)
3U8817 Sichuan Airlines 09:35 12:05 2h30m / 790 – 1450
MU4017 Eastern Airlines 09:35 12:05 2h30m / 870 – 1610
3U8680/TV9935 Sichuan Airlines/
Tibet Airlines
11:30 21:30 10h

(for 5h35m )

1080 – 1400
CZ3476/TV9935 Southern Airlines/
Tibet Airlines
12:50 21:30 8h10m Chongqing
(for 4h)
1380 – 1830
CA4452/TV9882 Air China/
Tibet Airlines
17:25 23:20 5h55m Chengdu
(for 2h15m )
1440 – 1890

Lhasa-Lijiang Flights Schedule

There are 2 direct flights operated by Sichuan Airlines and Eastern Airlines and 1 transit flight operated by Tibet Airlines flying from Lhasa to Lijiang. It takes about 2 hours and 5 minutes for direct flights, and 5 hours 05 minutes for stopover flights flying from Lhasa to Lijiang.

Flight No. Airlines Departs Arrives Duration Stops Reference Price(¥)
MU4018 Eastern Airlines 13:05 15:10 2h05m / 1130 – 1610
3U8818 Sichuan Airlines 13:05 15:10 2h05m / 1610 – 2090
TV9873/KY8249 Tibet Airlines/
Kunming Airlines
16:25 22:30 5h05m Kunming
(for 2h30m)
2296 – 2390

Please Note: 

1.The above information is for reference, if any change is based on actual information, feel free to contact us for the detailed and newest information.

2.Tibet travel permit is required for entering Lhasa and travelling around Tibet, make sure you got the permit before you check in to your flight, or you will not be allowed to board the plane. If you don’t have the permit, we could offer the service include the permit application,  flight booking and Tibet tour arrangement.

3. The prices are for reference. The actual prices are subjected to the actual changes.