There are 5 ways to get from Chongqing to Lijiang by plane, train, bus, 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  •  4 h 41 min

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

$74 - $194

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Subway, train  •  32 h 33 min

  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

Train  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Chongqing West Station to Fuyuan North Station
  2. Take the train from Fuyuan North to Kunming South Station
  3. Take the train from Kunming South to Dali
  4. Take the Train from Dali to Lijiang

$85 - $116

Bus, train  •  25 h 27 min

  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

$80 - $102

Drive  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Chongqing to Lijiang 752.2 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

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 train which takes 14 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Chongqing to Lijiang, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chongqing to Lijiang is to fly which takes 4 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Chongqing Airport to Lijiang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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Beijing Capital, Lucky Air Co. Ltd., Sichuan Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Chongqing Airport to Lijiang Airport.

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There are 735+ hotels available in Lijiang. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chongqing to Chongqing Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 43 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Chongqing to Lijiang.
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  • Distance: 430.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

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

Beijing Capital, China Southern Airlines and four other airlines fly from Chongqing to Lijiang every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chongqing to Lijiang via Gaomiaocun, Chongqing West Station, Fuyuan North Station, Fuyuan North, Kunming South Station, Kunming South, Dali, and Lijiang in around 14 h 11 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Kunming Airlines
Website
airkunming.com
Flights from Chongqing to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chongqing West Station to Fuyuan North Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $50
1st Class Seat
$70 - $80
Business Class Seat
$130 - $160
Train from Fuyuan North to Kunming South Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $20
1st Class Seat
$26 - $30
Business Class Seat
$50 - $65
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming South to Dali
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $22
1st Class Seat
$21 - $30
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Dali to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$15 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$23 - $35
Train from Liupanshui to Kunming Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$9 - $15
Hard Sleeper
$19 - $27
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $45
Train from Beipei to Xuanwei
Ave. Duration
15 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$18 - $23
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$50 - $65
Train from Xuanwei to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
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
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Shuicheng
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming West to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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