Guangzhou is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong in southern China. On the Pearl River about 120 km (75 mi) north-northwest of Hong Kong and 145 km (90 mi) north of Macau, Guangzhou has a history of over 2,200 years and was a major terminus of the maritime Silk Road, and continues to serve as a major port and transportation hub, as well as one of China's three largest cities. It is known as China's "South Gateway." There are direct flights from Guangzhou to Nyingchi. So it is also convenient to fly from Guangzhou to Tibet.
Flying distance from Guangzhou to Nyingchi: 2001KM
Flying time from Guangzhou to Nyingchi: 3 hours and 50 minutes
Main airlines: China Southern Airlines
Shifts of flights: 1 shift on Monday and Friday
Flight route: direct flight
Fare: 2900RMB(ticket) + 80RMB(the airport construction fee and fuel fee) = 2980RMB
Departure airport：Guangzhou International Airport
Guangzhou-Nyingchi flights schedule
There is only one flight from Guangzhou International Airport to Nyingchi on Monday and Friday:
China Southern Airlines CZ3477, taking off at 6:00 and arriving at Nyingchi Mainlin Airport at 9:55.
1. The above flight information is for reference only, please contact us for the latest information on Guangzhou - Nyingchi flight.
2. In the off seasons, as there are fewer tourists, airlines might reduce flights accordingly. If you want to travel to Tibet during the low seasons, please contact our travel consultants in advance to make sure you can book the ideal flight.
Guangzhou Baiyun Airport
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (ICAO: ZGGG, IATA: CAN) is a civil airport, about 28 kilometers to the north of Guangzhou downtown area. It is located in the joint area of Renhe Town in Baiyun District, Xinhua Street and Huadong Town. It is convenient to get to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport.
You can take the North Extension Section of Guangzhou Metro Line 3 to the airport. This line directly reaches to Tianhe District in the central city of Guangzhou. You can also transfer to Guangzhou South Railway Station, where you can take the Wuhan-Guangzhou High-speed Railway and Guangzhou-Zhuhai Intercity Railway. Or you can visit other areas in Guangzhou by transferring to other subway lines.
The base fee for taxis in Guangzhou is 10 yuan for the first 2.5KM. And for further driven distance, the price is 2.6 yuan/KM. Hence, it can cost much if you choose to take a taxi to the airport.
3.Airport shuttle bus
At the Terminal of the Airport Express, there are 11 "Konggang Express Lines" and "Airport Express Lines" at the entrance of the airport, which can be reached directly from various districts in Guangzhou. There are also a number of buses between the new airport and the Pearl River Delta cities. Lines 1-4 and 11 are the Konggang Express, while lines 5-10 are the Airport Express.
Nyingchi Mainling Airport
Nyingchi Mainling Airport (IATA: LZY, ICAO: ZUNZ) is an airport in Mainling, Nyingchi, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is suggested to be one of the most challenging instrument approaches in the world, since the airport is in a winding valley. Nyingchi Airport is the third airport that Tibet has put into operation. The airport is 2,949 meters above sea level, lower than the other two civil airports, with a designed annual passenger flow of 120,000.
Known as one of the world's most difficult airports for aircraft to reach, Nyingchi Airport is situated in the valley of the Yarlung Tsangpo River in the Southeast of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, surrounded by over-4,000-metre-high (13,000 ft) mountains enveloped by clouds and fog throughout the year. Aircraft have to fly through the narrow and winding river valley to approach the airport. The narrowest flight path is less than 4 km from one mountain ridge along the valley to the opposite one. According to meteorological data, there are just 100 days overall with suitable weather to operate to the airport each year.