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There are 5 ways to get from Chongqing to Lijiang by plane, taxi, bus, train, subway or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Lijiang  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Chongqing (CKG) to Lijiang (LJG) CKG - LJG

$74 - $194

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Subway, train  •  32h 33m

  1. Take the subway from Grant Theater to Beipei
  2. Take the train from Beipei to Xuanwei
  3. Take the train from Xuanwei to Lijiang

$37 - $50

3 alternative options

Fly to Ninglang Luguhu, taxi  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Chongqing (CKG) to Ninglang Luguhu (NLH) CKG - NLH
  2. Take a taxi from Ninglang Luguhu to Lijiang

$91 - $371

Bus, train  •  25h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Chongqing to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Shuicheng
  3. Take the train from Liupanshui to Kunming Station
  4. Take the bus from Kunming West to Lijiang

$72 - $92

Drive  •  13h 24m

  1. Drive from Chongqing to Lijiang 752.2 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chongqing to Lijiang is to subway and train which costs ¥250 - ¥350 and takes 32h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Chongqing to Lijiang is to fly which costs ¥500 - ¥1400 and takes 4h 46m.

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The distance between Chongqing and Lijiang is 689 km. The road distance is 1203.5 km.

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The best way to get from Chongqing to Lijiang without a car is to bus and train which takes 25h 26m and costs ¥500 - ¥650.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Chongqing to Lijiang, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chongqing Airport to Lijiang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chongqing to Lijiang is 1204 km. It takes approximately 13h 24m to drive from Chongqing to Lijiang.

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China West Air, China Eastern Airlines, Lucky Air Co. Ltd. and four other airlines offer flights from Chongqing Airport to Lijiang Airport.

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There are 507+ hotels available in Lijiang. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chongqing to Chongqing Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 43m and costs ¥4 - ¥7.

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Map of how to get from Chongqing to Lijiang.
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  • Distance: 430.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 46m

What companies run services between Chongqing, China and Lijiang, China?

Beijing Capital, China West Air and five other airlines fly from Chongqing to Lijiang every 2 hours.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Chongqing to Ninglang Luguhu
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Chongqing to Ninglang Luguhu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
China West Air
Website
westair.cn
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Kunming Airlines
Website
airkunming.com
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Chongqing Airlines
Website
chongqingairlines.cn
Flights from Chongqing to Ninglang Luguhu
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Liupanshui to Kunming Station
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$9 - $15
Hard Sleeper
$19 - $27
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $45
Train from Beipei to Xuanwei
Ave. Duration
15h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$18 - $23
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$50 - $65
Train from Xuanwei to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$15 - $20
Hard Sleeper
$28 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$45 - $55
Bus operators
Guizhou Transportation
Website
qjt.gov.cn
Bus from Chongqing to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
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Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Shuicheng
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
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Guizhou Transportation
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming West to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ninglang Luguhu to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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