How to travel from Spain to Tibet?


They are two ways to travel to Tibet from Spain. Traveling from Spain to Nepal and to Tibet or Traveling from Spain to China and to Tibet. 



1. How to travel Tibet from Spain through China



Tibet Travel Permit


Before explaining about the Tibet Travel Permit, there is a very important document Tibet Travelers will request from Spain travelers who are planning to travel from China, (China Visa) With the scan of China visa and passport, Tibet Travelers can issue the Tibet Travel Permit from Tibet Tourism office in Lhasa.


China visa 


The most important question is always about China visa, which plays the biggest role in issuing the Tibet Travel Permit. China visa can be issued only at the Chinese Embassy in Madrid. All the travelers who are staying in other cities in Spain must travel to Madrid to obtain a China visa. 


There is one important thing to remember when applying for a China visa is not to mention traveling to Tibet, it will be very difficult to obtain a China visa or even can be rejected if travelers mention traveling to Tibet. Travelers can mention the trips to China in Chengdu or Beijing. For more information on easier ways to obtain a China visa, you can send us an Email at


After the China visa and Tibet Travel Permit, the next question is the nearest and most accessible and if possible inexpensive cities in China from where you can fly or take the train to Tibet.

Below are a few of our recommendation cities from where you can fly or take the train to Tibet, Travelers can also fly or take the train from other cities in China if preferred.




Flight ticket cost around 247 USD one way

Train ticket soft sleeper cost around 200 USD one way 




Flight tickets cost around 486 USD one way

Train ticket soft sleeper cost around 200 USD one way 




Flight tickets cost around 498 USD one way

Train ticket soft sleeper cost around 200 USD one way 


Tibet Travel Permit for Flight from China


The original Tibet Travel Permit is needed to take the flight from China to Tibet so Tibet Travelers request Spanish travelers to stay 1 night in China at a hotel near the airport or in the city so Tibet Travelers can mail the permit to the hotel reception. Tibet Travelers is not allowed to mail the permit outside of China. Tibet Travelers will mail the permit to the hotel in Chengdu after receiving the address and phone number of the hotel from travelers, we can also recommend hotels at the airport like Chengdu Shangliu airport Mingkang hotel. (Phone number of the Manager is: 18583628058) Please make sure to speak Chinese, if not please let us call them) You can book this hotel from or also through us.


Tibet Travel Permit for Train from China


For the train to Tibet from China, scan printed copies of the permit will be okay to board the train so Tibet Travelers will send the scan of a permit to American travelers after issuing from the Tibet Tourism office. Travelers can print the 2 papers of the permit and buy or pick the train ticket from the train station and also board the train safely.


Flight tickets from China to Tibet


Flight tickets from Spain to Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai, or other cities, travelers from Spain can easily buy by themselves in any domestic airline. Tibet Travelers can help to buy the best price flight tickets from China to Lhasa, Tibet, and Tibet, Lhasa to China. Once we have the confirmation dates, we will check the lowest price for that date and we will let you know with details of the flight, once travelers confirm the price and flights details, Tibet Travelers will buy the tickets for you with some deposit through PayPal

Once travelers get to Tibet, travelers can pay the flight fee with the trip fee in cash.


Train tickets from China to Tibet


Train tickets from cities in China to Tibet are sold around 1 and a half months before, you can buy the train ticket with an APP (Ctrip) which can be easily downloaded and has many languages or through us. Tibet Travelers will charge some service fee to buy the train ticket, in the high season, Tibet Travelers cannot guarantee about getting the ticket but we will do all our best to get them. 


These are the few important pieces of information on how to travel from Spain to China and to Tibet. Below Tibet Travelers will explain how to travel from Spain to Tibet through Nepal.


Photo: Beauties of Tibet 



2. How to get to Tibet from Spain through Nepal


Spanish travelers can fly to Kathmandu Nepal via India or other countries or even directly through Spain.


Tibet Travel Permit


Tibet Travelers Tour Guide will be waiting at Lhasa Gongkar airport with the original Tibet Travel Permit, our Tour Guide will help to register you for the airport security with the China visa from you and Tibet Travel Permit from Tour Guide and after registration, Tour Guide will take you to the hotel in Lhasa where you can meet our Travel Agency Manager by discussing itinerary and price, Manager will answer all your questions on the tour itinerary and after everything is good then you can pay the amount for the trip and flight ticket.


China visa


With the scan of Passport copy, Tibet Travelers can easily issue the invitation letter from the Tibet Tourism office, after getting the invitation letter, we will scan it to our Nepal friend agency, who can help to arrange the China visa for you in Kathmandu, Nepal. Travelers must stay 2 full days in Nepal for issuing the China visa or you can travel in Nepal with the scan of passport copy and give the original passport to our Nepal agency so he can obtain the China visa from the Chinese Embassy in Nepal. After getting the China visa, Our Nepal agency will deliver the China Visa and Passport to your hotel in Kathmandu.


China visa fee rates


China visa fee rate for the Spain citizen will cost 110 US Dollar Per person including the service fee of our Nepal agency. 


Flights from Nepal to Tibet


Tibet Travelers can help to buy the flight tickets from Kathmandu, Nepal to Lhasa, Tibet round trip or one way. Round trip tickets cost around 600-670 US Dollar Per Person. You can also buy by yourself through Google. If we buy the tickets for you, please send some deposit through


Before the China visa and Tibet Travel Permit and Flight to Tibet

One of the most important things to arrange before the China visa, Tibet Travel Permit, and flight to Tibet is the Tour in Tibet. Please choose one of our private tour or group tour fix departures, after confirming the Tibet tour with 50 US Dollars per person through PayPal, please go to the next step, China visa and Tibet Travel Permit and Flight to Tibet.  

This is the information on how to travel to Tibet from Spain, every year many travelers from Spain are traveling to Tibet, which is one of the main reasons for Tibet Travelers blog on How to Travel Tibet from Spain.


For your Journey to Tibet, Email Tibet Travelers today.

Written By :Tenzin

Jun 20, 2017


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