Xichang-Nyingchi Flights

Xichang – Nyingchi Flights offer the flight schedules between Xichang and Nyingchi. The distance between the two cities is approximately 1,806.7 kilometers. Xichang (西昌市), formerly known as Jiandu and Jianchang, is a city in and the seat of the Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, in the south of Sichuan, China. In 2012 it had a population of 481,796.  The city is just northeast of the prefecture-level city of Panzhihua. Nyingchi, also known as Linzhi, is a prefecture-level city in southeast of the Tibet Autonomous Region. The administrative seat of Nyingchi is Bayi District. The Chinese claim part of Arunachal Pradesh, which is one of the states of India, as part of the prefecture. Nyingchi is the location of Buchu Monastery. This page is about how to travel  beween Xichang and Nyingchi by air.


  • Xichang Qingshan Airport 西昌青山机场
    Xichang Qingshan Airport is an airport serving Xichang, the capital city of Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province, China. The airport started an expansion project in February 2010.   Location: Xichang, Sichuan, China
  • Nyingchi Mainling Airport林芝米林机场
    Address: Nyingchi district Nyingchi City Millin County 林芝地区林芝市米林县
    Tel: 0894-5482 731
    Airport Transportation: There are airport shuttle buses and taxis departing from Chengdu Airport every day.

Xichang – Nyingchi Flights

There are three direct flights flying from Xichang Qingshan Airport to Nyingchi Mainling Airport. These flights were mainly provided by  Sichuan Airlines, Southern Airlines and Shenzhen Airlines, which are daily flights. The whole journey takes about 2 hours and 10 minutes by direct fights. 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(¥)
3U8457 10:25 12:35 2h10m / 510-1060
CZ4937 10:25 12:35 2h10m / 710-1330
ZH3895 10:25 12:35 2h10m / 930-1330

Nyingchi – Xichang Flights

There are three direct flights flying from Nyingchi Mainling Airport to Xichang Qingshan Airport.  You can choose flights according to your needs.

Flight Number Departs  Arrives Duration Stops Reference Price(¥)
3U8458 13:20 15:05 1h45m / 630-1033
CZ4938 13:20 15:05 1h45m / 710-1330
ZH3896 13:20 15:05 1h45m / 930-1330

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.