Flights from Kunming to Tibet

Located in the southwest of China, Kunming – the capital city of Yunnan is famous for its pleasant natural scenery. It is crowned as the “City of Eternal Spring”, and become one of the most popular scenic spots. Every year, thousands of travelers from different nations travel to Kunming. Before setting foot in Tibet, you can have several days tour in Kunming. There are some famous attractions which are worthy of being recommended to you, such as Stone Forest, West Hill, Dragon Gate, Bamboo Temple, and so on. Then, heading to Tibet to explore the beauty of Tibet. Some famous scenic spots such as the Potala Palace, Barkhor Street, Everest Base Camp, Jokhang Temple, Ganden Monastery, Namtso Lake, etc. Sera Monastery. Mount Kailash Here, you can know more about Chinese traditional folk culture, especially some ethnic minorities. After the leisure time in Kunming, you will head to the Roof of the World – Tibet to enjoy the charming plateau sightseeing.

How to travel to Tibet from Yunnan? What is the best way to get to Tibet from Kunming? With the development of the economy, taking a flight to Tibet is the fastest way and the most comfortable way. While it is too expensive for budget Tibet tour travelers, and it is not a good way to adapt to the high altitude sickness Here I’d like to share something about the flights from Kunming to Tibet.

Flights from Kunming to Lhasa

Taking flights to Tibet is the fastest way. You can save a lot of time on the road to Lhasa. If you have a tight schedule, you can take this way. The direct distance from Kunming to Lhasa is about 1963 kilometers. There are five direct flights flying from Kunming to Lhasa. The first flight with a stopover in Lijiang operated by Sichuan Airlines departs from Kunming at 07:30, and arrive in Tibet at 11:50. The flight number is 3U8817. The second flight with a stopover in Lijiang operated by Southern Airlines departs from Kunming at 07:30, and arrive in Tibet at 11:50. The flight number is CZ9955. The third flight with a stopover in Diqing operated by Eastern Airlines departs from Kunming at 08:25, and arrive in Tibet at 12:40. The flight number is MU5939. The fourth flight with a stopover in Diqing operated by Eastern Airlines departs from Kunming at 10:00, and arrive in Tibet at 14:00. The flight number is MU7661. The fifth flight without a stopover operated by Eastern Airlines departs from Kunming at 13:50, and arrive in Tibet at 16:45. The flight number is MU5827.

Timetable of Kunming Lhasa Flights:

Flight No. Air Company Departure-Arrival Frequency
 

3U8817

 

Sichuan Airlines 07:30   —-  11:50

stopover in Lijiang

Every Day
CZ9955 Southern Airlines 07:30   —-  11:50

stopover in Lijiang

Every Day
MU5939 Eastern Airlines 08:25   —-  12:40

stopover in Diqing

Every Day
MU7661 Eastern Airlines 10:00   —-  14:00

stopover in Diqing

Every Day
MU5827 Eastern Airlines 13:50   —-  16:45

without a stopover

Every Day

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