Xian-Ngari Flights

Xian-Ngari Flights offer the flight schedules between Xian and Ngari. The distance between the two cities is approximately 7,678 miles. Xian is the capital of Shaanxi Province. A sub-provincial city on the Guanzhong Plain in northwest China, it is one of the oldest cities in China, and the oldest of the Four Great Ancient Capitals, having held the position under several of the most important dynasties in Chinese history. Ngari (阿里)is a dream destination for both travelers and pilgrims who share the magnificent landscape, inspiring culture and friendship of local Tibetan together. The Mount Kailash and Lake Manasorovar in Ngari area are regarded as the ‘sacred mountain’ and ‘holy lake’. This page is about how to travel  beween Xian and Ngari by air.


  • Xi’an Xianyang International Airport 西安咸阳国际机场
    It  is the main airport serving Xi’an, the capital of China’s Shaanxi Province, as well as the whole Guanzhong area. Covering an area of 5 square kilometres (1.9 sq mi), it is the largest airport in Northwest China, and the second largest airport in Northern China. 
  • Ngari Gunsa Airport 阿里昆莎机场
    Address: Gunsha, Gar County, Ngari Prefecture, Tibet西藏阿里地区噶尔县昆莎乡

Ngari to Xian Flights

There are no direct flights flying from Ngari Gunsa Airport to Xi’an Xianyang International Airport. These flights were mainly provided by China Eastern Airlines and Tibet Airlines, TV6007 is a daily flight. The whole journey takes about 7 hours and 35 minutes to 13 hours and 55 minutes. 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 Stops Reference Price(¥)
TV6007/TV9919 10:20 20:05 9h45m(stay time:4h40m) Lhasa 3674-3944
TV6007 10:20 23:35 12h15m Lhasa 3899-10590
MU2132/MU9026 11:20 01:15 13h55m(stay time:7h35m) Kashgar 3310-5530
MU2132 11:20 18:55 7h35m Kashgar 4330-9170

Xian to Ngari Flights

There are three direct flights flying from Xi’an Xianyang International Airport to Ngari Gunsa Airport.  You can choose flights according to your needs.

Flight Number Departs  Arrives Duration Stops Reference Price(¥)
CZ6896/MU2131 17:50 10:35 16h45m(stay time:8h40m) Kashgar stopover: Turpan 2670-8390
TV6052/TV6008 06:00 09:30 27h30m(stay time:22h40m) Lhasa 3000
TV9920/TV9807 21:40 09:00 11h20m(stay time:6h5m) Lhasa 3100
3U8687 07:50 09:30 25h40m(stay time:19h10m)

stopover: Turpa


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.