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Local Tibet travel agency provides economic Lhasa Airport Arrival Transfer for foreign travelers. Do not know how to get to Lhasa in a cheap way and in a legal way between airport and your hotel? As a foreign traveler entering into or leaving Tibet, it is very complicated to get reliable and legal transfer between Lhasa Gonggar airport and your hotel in Lhasa. While here we provide you reliable and economic transfer solution.

Lhasa Gonggar Airport (LXA) Arrival Pick up hours:

  • Morning: 09:30 am; 11:30 am
  • Afternoon: 12:50 am; 3:50 pm; 7:00 pm

What you can expect

Enjoy a hassle-free pick up service from Lhasa Gonggar airport to your hotel in downtown of Lhasa. We have 5 departures every day for pick up. The daily pick up time is: 9:30 am,11:30 am,12:50 pm, 3:50 pm and 7:00 pm. Pick up time is confirmed upon your flight time and traffic condition on transfer date.

The shared pick-up transfer can take you to your hotels with a sample list as below:

  • 5 star hotels: Shangri-la Hotel, The St. Regis, Intercontinental hotel Lhasa Paradise
  • 4 star hotels: Tashi Nota Hotel, Snow Heaven Hotel, Dekang Hotel, House of Shambhala, Shambhala Palace, The Tibet Gang Gyan Lhasa Hotel
  • 3 star hotels: Dhood Gu Hotel, Heritage Hotel,
  • Famous budget hotels: Tashitakge Hotel, Badacang Compound.
  • And many other Lhasa accommodations

When making a booking, you will need to advise your flight details and your Lhasa City hotel details. Your transfer will be confirmed instantly. Please note: It is a shared group transfer. Individual travelers may need to wait up to 30-50 minutes for the exact transfer service, as some passengers' flights (including your flight) may delay. For the transfer, you will have a Tibetan tour guide/driver. If the group size is 4-6 pax for a departure, the guide could be your driver as well). If there are 7-20 pax for a departure hour, we will arrange a mini van to mini bus with driver and a separate English speaking local guide. If you need Tibet travel permits and/or Tibet group visa, or any other local Tibet travel services, we can arrange.

Documents Checking list:

  • 1. Valid Passports, China visa
  • 2. Correct Tibet travel permits
  • 3. Tibet Group visa (If you enter Lhasa from Kathmandu)
  • 4. Booking confirmation (please print out confirmation letter or mobile screen shot and passports to show to our driver or guide at Lhasa airport)

Luggage Checking list:

  • 1. Backpacks
  • 2. Carry on luggage
  • 3. Suit cases
  • 4. Camera & Batteries

Available departures

Tibet Lhasa Gonggar Airport Pick up hours: 9:30 am,11:30 am,12:50 pm, 3:50 pm and 7:00 pm.
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Service Details

Service Included:

  • One-way transfer from Lhasa Airport to your hotel in Lhasa city by shared coach
  • Vehicle ranges from cars, van, mini bus to bus
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Hotel/airport pickup (one way)
  • Bottled Mineral Water (one bottle per person for airport pick up service only)

Service Not Included:

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Tibet travel permits (you will need Tibet travel permits to get to Tibet, US$50 per person not included)

Important Info

The 70 km one way from Lhasa Gonggar airport to Lhasa downtown takes about one hour (but it depends on traffic). Your driver/guide will transfer all the passengers to your hotel one by one.

Please be noted that your scheduled flight number, flight time, hotel information will be needed. You should reconfirm at least 2 days in advance, If there is urgent change on flights or hotel, please email your Tibet travel consultant directly for meeting time and location reappointment.

Lhasa Airport Pick up hours:

9:30 am,11:30 am,12:50 pm, 3:50 pm and 7:00 pm

If your arrival time is earlier than this schedule time, please wait in the airport restaurant (inside the airport), you may drink a cup of coffee there.

Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Up to 12 travelers per booking, but up to 20 travelers per shared coach
  • Tibet entry travel permits are needed if you fly from city in China to Lhasa, to apply the permits (50$ per person), please contact with us to arrange according to your detailed schedule at least 15-20 days in advance
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the traffic conditions
  • If your flight changes please inform us by email or phone call before your flight taking off from departure city
  • The vehicle ranges from car to mini bus
  • Travelers entering Tibet from Nepal, you also need Tibet Group visa, read further about Tibet group visa.