There are 6 ways to get from Emeishan to Lijiang by train, plane, bus 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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Train, fly to Lijiang  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Emeishan to Chengdu Shuangliu Airport
  2. Fly from Chengdu (CTU) to Lijiang (LJG) CTU - LJG

$93 - $564

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Train  •  25 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Emeishan to Kunming K113 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kunming to Lijiang Xuanwei-Lijiang

$33 - $50

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Train, fly to Deqen, bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Emeishan to Chengdu Shuangliu Airport
  2. Fly from Chengdu (CTU) to Deqen (DIG) CTU - DIG
  3. Take the bus from Shangri-La Bus Station to Lijiang Bus Station

$80 - $368

Train, fly to Dali  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Emeishan to Chengdu Shuangliu Airport
  2. Fly from Chengdu (CTU) to Dali (DLU) CTU - DLU
  3. Take the Train from Dali to Lijiang

$245 - $586

Train via Dali  •  21 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Emeishan to Guangtong North
  2. Take the train from Chuxiong to Dali
  3. Take the Train from Dali to Lijiang

$41 - $67

Drive  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Emeishan to Lijiang 549.7 miles

$75 - $120

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The distance between Emeishan and Lijiang is 441 km. The road distance is 879.5 km.

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The best way to get from Emeishan to Lijiang without a car is to train which takes 21 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Emeishan to Lijiang, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chengdu Airport to Lijiang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Emeishan to Lijiang is 880 km. It takes approximately 10 h 10 min to drive from Emeishan to Lijiang.

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Lucky Air Co. Ltd., Air China, Sichuan Airlines and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Chengdu 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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Map of how to get from Emeishan to Lijiang.
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  • Distance: 275.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Emeishan to Lijiang via Emeishan, Guangtong North, Chuxiong, Dali, and Lijiang in around 21 h 28 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Chengdu to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Chengdu to Deqen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Chengdu to Dali
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Chengdu to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Chengdu to Dali
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $2,600
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Chengdu to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Chengdu to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
China Railways C-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Emeishan to Chengdu Shuangliu Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
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
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$15 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$23 - $35
Train from Emeishan to Guangtong North
Ave. Duration
13 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$15 - $20
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$45 - $60
Train from Chuxiong to Dali
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$15 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$23 - $35
Train from Emeishan to Kunming
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$17 - $22
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$50 - $65
Train from Kunming to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$11 - $17
Hard Sleeper
$23 - $30
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chuxiong to Dali
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$10 - $16
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shangri-La Bus Station to Lijiang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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