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Train to Lhasa from Lanzhou

07 June 2016 Last updated at 10:36

Lanzhou is the first main stop for Tibet trains. Every train to tibet will stop there. And only Train Z917 takes Lanzhou as the start to Lhasa. As it is only takes over 23 hours to Tibet, the holy land - Lhasa is just one night away! Check the train schedule and make your journey to Tibet by trian from Lanzhou.

Lanzhou Lhasa Train Schedule & Timetable

Only Train Z917 and Z918 take Lanzhou as a terminal. Train Z917 starts every other day from Lanzhou at 11:16 and arrive on the next day at 12:00. And Train Z918 runs back from Lhasa at 08:50 and arrive at Lanzhou Railway Station on the next day at 09:23.


  • The following timetalbes are only for reference;
  • because the Tibet train tickets are quite popular, especially in peak seasons (from July to October), we do NOT offer tickets reservation service only.

  • You'd better know that you must bring the original copy of the TTB (Tibet Touristm Bureau) Permit when checking in the train to Lhasa. Contact us for an inquiry about a customized Tibet tour with train to Tibet. A quick reply will be send to you within 24 hours.

    • Train No.
    • Route
    • Dep. Time
    • Duration
    • Z917 
    • Lanzhou — Lhasa
    • 11:16
    • 24 hours 44 minutes
    • Z918 
    • Lhasa — Lanzhou
    • 08:50
    • 24 hours 33 minutes

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