Ngari-Kashgar Flights

Travel between Ngari and Kashgar by flight is available for tourists, the distance between them is about 1323 km.  Ngari (阿里) is known as “the roof of the world” and “the most Tibetan part of Tibet”. It may well contain the most inaccessible part of the globe outside of polar regions.  Ngari houses the ruins of Guge KingdomMount KailashManasarovar Lake, pre-historic culture site, etc. Kashgar(喀什) is a city in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, in China’s far west. It was a stop on the Silk Road, with its history stretching over 2,000 years. Today it’s known for the Kashgar Sunday Bazaar, a daily market crammed with pashminas, spices, fur caps and more.

Ngari Gunsa Airport 阿里昆莎机场
Address: Kunsha Township, Gar County, Ali Region, Tibet 西藏阿里地区噶尔县昆莎乡

Kashgar Airport 喀什机场
Address:Yinbin Avenue, Kashgar City, Kashgar Region喀什地区喀什市迎宾大道
Tel:0998-2922 600

Ngari –Kashgar Flight Schedules

At present, there are 2 direct flight available every week from Ngari to Kashgar, operated by China Eastern Airlines and Lucky Air, they are  MU2132, on Tuesday and 8L9682 on Friday.
At present, there are transfer flights available everyday from Ngari to Kashgar, respectively operated by China Eastern Airlines, Southern Airlines and Tibet Airlines. It takes about 27 hour and 30 minutes flying from Kashgar to Ngari.

Flight No. Airlines Departure – Arrival Stops Duration Reference Price(¥)
TV6007/MU2293 Tibet Airlines/
China Eastern Airlines

10:20 – 13:50(the second day)

(for 9h30m)

27h30m 4819 – 12970
TV6007/CZ6850 Tibet Airlines/
Southern Airlines
10:20 – 00:10(the third day) Xi’an
(for 18h15m)
37h50m 4799 – 11550
MU2132 China Eastern Airlines 11:20 – 13:10 / 1h50m 1990 – 3540
8L9682 Lucky Air 12:20 – 14:15 / 1h55m 1970 – 1990

Kashgar – Ngari Flight Schedules

At present, there are only 2 direct flights available per week(only on Tuesday and Friday) from Kashgar to Ngari, respectively operated by China Eastern Airlines and Lucky Air. It takes about 1 hour and 35 minutes flying from Kashgar to Ngari.

Flight No. Airlines Departure – Arrival Duration Stops Reference Price(¥)
MU2131(on Tuesday) China Eastern Airlines 09:00 – 10:35 1h35m / 1510-3540
8L9681(on Friday) Lucky Air 10:00 – 11:35 1h35m / 1390-1970

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.