Urumqi-Lhasa Flights

Urumqi – Lhasa Flights offer the flight schedules between Urumqi and Lhasa, the distance between them is about 1604 km. Urumqi(乌鲁木齐) is the capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region. It is also the political, economic, cultural, scientific, educational and transportation center of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region. Urumqi is located in northwest China, central Xinjiang, the northern foot of Tianshan Mountain, the hinterland of Eurasia, adjacent to the countries of Central Asia. So it is also called “the capital of Asia center(亚心之都)”. 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. This page is about how to travel  between Urumqi and Lhasa by air.


Urumqi – Lhasa Flights

There are no direct flights flying from Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport to Lhasa Gonggar Airport. These flights were mainly provided by Sichuan Airlines, Tianjin Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, and Urumqi Airlines. The following three flights are all daily flights. The whole journey takes about 6 hours and 5 minutes from Urumqi 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(¥)
GS7680/3U8753 08:05 17:05 9h Xian(Stay: 2h20m)
(different terminals)
3U8901 08:00 14:05 6h5m Xining 1380-2470
MU4031 08:00 14:05 6h5m Xining 2140-3340

Lhasa – Urumqi Flights

There are no direct flights flying from Lhasa Gonggar Airport to Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport. The whole journey takes about 5 hours and 45 minutes from Lhasa to Urumqi. You can choose flights by your needs. 

Flight Number Departs  Arrives Duration Stopover Reference Price(¥)
3U8688/HU7896 13:20 23:50 10h30m Xian(Stay: 2h20m)
(different terminals)
3U8902 15:15 21:00 5h45m Xining 1380-3140
MU4032 15:15 21:00 5h45m Xining 1800-3340

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.