Xining to Tibet Train Schedule
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Xining to Tibet Train Schedule

Update: Nov. 1st, 2012

Train from Xining to Tibet

As the start point of Qinghai-Tibet Railway, Xining is regarded as the most ideal transit city in China for foreign visitors. Foreign travelers who take train from Xining to Tibet do not need to spend too much time on the train, but also can enjoy the amazing high plateau scenery.

In Xining, travelers can visit the Taer Monastery which is one of the six great monasteries of Tibetan Buddhism and the birthplace of Tsongkhapa who is the founder of Gelu Sect, and the largest salt lake of China – Qinghai Lake which is also praised as "the most beautiful lake in China". The trains from Xining to Lhasa departure Xining at night, and arrive in Golmud in the morning of second day. The train will pass by the route from Golmud to Lhasa at daytime, so travelers can see the largest saline lake in China - Qarhan Salt Lake, beautiful Cuona Lake and grassland on northern Tibet along the way. If you are lucky enough, you also can see Tibetan antelope, wild yak, equus kiang and some other precious wild animals in Hoh Xil.

Due to the special geography location of Xining, the train from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Chengdu and Lanzhou to Tibet will stop at Xining. In Xining, there is also direct train to Tibet, which number is N917. The route from Xining to Lhasa is 1972 kilometers long and train will run twenty-five hours and twenty-two minutes. The train will depart Xining at 20:28 and arrive in Lhasa at 21:50 in the second day.

Xining to Tibet Train Schedule

No.
Station
Day
Stop Time
Departure Time
Mileage
1
Xining
1st
Origin Station
20:28
0km
2
Delingha
2nd
02:50
02:56
521km
3
Golmud
2nd
07:13
07:33
830km
4
Tuotuo River
2nd
12:22
12:23
1239km
5
Anduo
2nd
15:50
16:01
1524km
6
Nagqu
2nd
17:33
17:39
1650km
7
Daxung
2nd
19:27
19:29
1808km
8
Lhasa
2nd
21:50
Terminal Station
1972km

 

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