Flights from Beijing
Beijing Capital International Airport
Planning a trip from Beijing to any destination in the world is easy if you use Orbitz.com. Cheap flights from Beijing can be found within minutes through our online database. The Beijing Capital International Airport serves travelers flying in and out of the city. It is one of the busiest airports in Asia and offers domestic and international flights throughout the day. The airlines that service Beijing Capital International Airport include Air China, Air France, American Airlines, Korean Air and Delta. Good deals on flights from these airlines can be booked on Orbitz.com.
Airport Parking and Ground Transportation
Those flying in and out of Beijing have many ground transportation options available to them. If you are flying out of Beijing and decide to drive to the airport, parking is available for $5 per hour or $50 for the entire day. The airport has six different shuttles that travel to various locations throughout the city. The Beijing Railway Station does not provide direct service to the airport, but you can catch an airport shuttle from the Beijing Railway Station. Public buses travel directly to and from the airport. If you are arriving in Beijing, you'll see airport shuttles, taxis and buses lined up outside of each gate once you claim your luggage. You can purchase ground transportation passes in advance on Orbitz.com, or you can use the website to rent a vehicle a discount price.
Airport Dining Facilities
Beijing Capital International Airport has a food service area that has a total of 72 dining facilities, including formal restaurants, fast food restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops and ice cream shops. Prik Thai, Starbucks, Haagen-Dazs and McDonald's are just some of the places where you can grab a meal or snack. The food service area is known as the "global kitchen" because you'll be able to find foods from a variety of ethnicities. When you book cheap flights from Beijing on Orbitz.com, you'll be able to get the best rates on flights, leaving you with enough money to enjoy a great meal before departing.
Flights to Lhasa
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
Visiting Tibet has never been easier than by using Orbitz.com to book cheap flights to Lhasa. This beautiful, historical city, the administrative capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region in the People's Republic of China, is served by Lhasa Gonggar Airport, where seven airlines, including Air China and Tibet Airlines, offer daily domestic flights. The airport is located approximately 39 miles from the city, in Gonggar County.
Transportation from the Airport
From the airport, you can travel to town by shuttle bus or by private taxi. Shuttles and taxis are available outside of the terminal. The shuttle trip takes approximately two hours. Taxi rides can take an hour or more, depending upon road conditions.
Weather in Lhasa
Lhasa's high elevation affords it a cool, arid climate. The city is extremely sunny throughout the year, with a mild rainy season from June through September. Summer temperatures average around 72 degrees Fahrenheit, and winter temperatures drop to around 15 degrees Fahrenheit. The rainy season is considered the best time to visit, as daytime temperatures in the 70s are comfortable for most people and daytime tends to remain sunny, with rain falling overnight.
Lhasa's Major Attractions
The rich spiritual and cultural history of Tibet comes alive in Lhasa. Lhasa is both a thriving city and a living museum of all that came before. Ancient monasteries, architecture, tablets, and gardens offer visitors hundreds of opportunities to explore and discover Lhasa for themselves. Finding cheap flights to Lhasa is easy with Orbitz.com.
Shangri La Hotel Lhasa19 Norbulingka Road, Lhasa 3.5 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Lhasa, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tibet Museum and Norbulingka. Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple are also within 3 mi (5 ...
The St. Regis Lhasa ResortNo. 22 Jiangsu Road, Lhasa 5.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Lhasa, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tibet University and Jokhang Temple. Ramoche Temple and Potala Palace are also within 3 mi (5 ...
Jardin Secret Hotel LhasaNo.60, Jinzhu West Road, Lhasa 4.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Lhasa, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Norbulingka, Tibet Museum, and Nechung Monastery. Potala Palace is 3.1 mi (4.9 km) away.
Intercontinental Resort Lhasa ParadiseNo. 1 Jiangsu Avenue, Lhasa 4.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Lhasa, this luxury resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Tibet University, Ramoche Temple, and Jokhang Temple. Potala Palace and Tibet Museum are also ...
Four Points by Sheraton LhasaNo. 10, Bo Linka Road, Lhasa 3.5 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Lhasa, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Tibet University and Jokhang Temple. Ramoche Temple and Potala Palace are also within ...
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