The Potala Palace Transportation

By connecting many domestic cities, including Chamdo, Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Chongqing, Xian, Guangzhou and more, taking flight to Lhasa Gonggar Airport is the first choice to arrive in Lhasa. Besides the airline, you can take the Qinghai-Lhasa Railway to the Lhasa Railway Station. Located in the northern of Lhasa, adjacent to Jokhang Temple with 1.6 km and 1.5 km away from Barkhor Street, Potala Palace is mostly chosen for the first attraction of your Tibet Travel, and you can easily to get there from the airport or train station in Lhasa. If you book Tibet tour with us, we can arrange the private transfer service and pick you up at the airport or train station.

How to Get to Potala Palace

● 70 km away from Lhasa Gonggar Airport

With a distance of 70 km from airport to Potala Palace, you can take the airport shuttle bus within one hour. Get off at Minhangju Bus Stop.

● 20 km away from Lhasa Railway Station

Besides the airline, you can take the Qinghai-Lhasa Railway to the Lhasa Railway Station and take bus No. 13 and get off at Yaowangshan Caishichang Bus Stop.

● Others

Take bus No. 8, 13, or 17 and get off at Baita Bus Stop.
Take bus No. 2, 6, 7, 14, 16, 25, or 26 and get off at Lazhong Bus Stop.

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