How to Reach Lhasa, China

The Easiest Way to Reach Lhasa


You'll be able to get around the old heart of the city easily on foot, though watch out for traffic as the pedestrian comes last in priority on pavements and roadways.


You can get around the city relatively easily on buses but be sure of your route before setting off, as there will be very little spoken English on public transport.


Taxis are available almost everywhere and reasonably priced, though watch out for scammers who refuse to use their meter from the station (it should cost about 40 RMB to get into town). Cycle taxis are also prevalent.


You can take a train from Lhasa to some of the major Chinese cities, as long as you have the correct visas in place to do so. During Chinese New Year this may be impossible,


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