Nanjing-Lhasa Flights

Nanjing-Lhasa Flights offer the flight schedules between Nanjing and Lhasa. The distance between the two cities is approximately 3,859.3 km. Lying on the south bank of the Yangtze River, Nanjing (南京), the capital of Jiangsu Province, is one of the most delightful destinations in China. Known as the capital city of six or ten dynasties in ancient Chinese history, it has a brilliant cultural heritage. In addition to historical sights, memorials, museums and cultural sights also attract thousands of visitors. Lhasa (拉萨) is the second most populous urban area on the Tibetan Plateau after Xining and, at an altitude of 3,656 metres (11,990 ft), Lhasa is one of the highest cities in the world. The city has been the religious and administrative capital of Tibet since the mid-17th century. It contains many culturally significant Tibetan Buddhist sites such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Norbulingka Palaces.  This page is about how to travel  between Nanjing and Lhasa by air.


  • Nanjing Lukou International Airport 南京禄口国际机场
    It is the main airport serving Nanjing (the capital of Jiangsu Province) and a major airport serving the Yangtze River Delta area. As of 2016, it is the 12th busiest civil airport in China. It is located in the suburban Jiangning District, over 35 km (22 mi) south of the city center, and is connected to Nanjing and neighboring towns by expressways.
  • Lhasa Gonggar Airport 拉萨贡嘎机场
    Address: Tongzhan Road, Duilong Deqing District, Lhasa City 拉萨市堆龙德庆区通站路
    Tel: 0891-6756 221

Nanjing – Lhasa Flights

There are no direct flights flying from Nanjing Lukou International Airport to Lhasa Gonggar Airport. These flights were mainly provided by Sichuan Airlines, Air China, China Eastern Airlines, Western Airlines and Tibet Airlines, most of them are daily flights. The whole journey takes about 5 hours and 55 minutes from Nanjing to Lhasa. Some flights will change in different months, the following is only for your reference. Discount tickets are available.  (All departure/arrival times are local time) 

Flight Number Departs  Arrives Duration Stopover Reference Price(¥)
TV9842 11:20 17:15 5h55m Xining 2000-2200
CA3936 11:20 17:15 5h55m Xining 2050-3310
ZH3942 11:20 17:15 5h55m Xining 2050-3310
MU2875/3U8753 07:55 17:05 9h10m Xian (Stay: 3h55m) 649-1139
12:40 19:40 7h Xian (Stay: 1h45m) 906-1166
PN6236/PN6391 09:15 17:00 7h45m Xian (Stay: 2h35m) 1099

Lhasa – Nanjing Flights

There are no direct flights flying from Lhasa Gonggar Airport to Nanjing Lukou International Airport. There are two  flights — G53782D and G53596Z, which are available on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. “Through check-in” means the airline at your first airport checks you, and your bags, all the way to your destination. This means that passengers don’t need to start over and check in again at their connecting city or cities. The whole journey takes about 5 hours and 35 minutes from Lhasa to Nanjing. You can choose flights by your needs. 

Flight Number Departs  Arrives Duration Stopover Reference Price(¥)
TV9841 13:30 19:05 5h35m Xining 3242-3285
CA3935 13:30 19:05 5h35m Xining 3310
G53782D 20:20 11:05 5h55m Xian (Through Check-in) 1515
G53596Z 20:20 11:05 5h55m Xian (Through Check-in) 1515
12:25 20:20 7h55m Xian (Stay: 3h) 1350-3280
3U8666/MU2926 18:15 01:30 7h15m Chongqing (Stay: 2h10m)
(Different terminals)

Please Note: 

1.The above flight might be slightly changed due to practical situation, 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.