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There are 9 ways to get from Guangzhou to Lijiang by plane, subway, train, 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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Fly Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Lijiang (LJG) CAN - LJG

$99 - $458

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Train  •  37h 54m

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou to Kunming K1206 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kunming to Lijiang Xuanwei-Lijiang

$41 - $56

7 alternative options

Line 2 subway, train to Shenzhen, fly to Lijiang  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
  3. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Lijiang (LJG) SZX - LJG

$139 - $526

Fly Guangzhou Baiyun to Dali, train  •  9h 8m

  1. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Dali (DLU) CAN - DLU
  2. Take the train from Dali to Lijiang

$156 - $930

Line 2 subway, train to Zhuhai Jinwan, fly to Lijiang  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Zhuhai
  3. Fly from Zhuhai Jinwan (ZUH) to Lijiang (LJG) ZUH - LJG

$222 - $870

Train China Railways G-Class  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Kunming South
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Dali
  3. Take the train from Dali to Lijiang

$96 - $142

Bus  •  28h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Yunnan Kunming
  2. Take the bus from Kunming West to Lijiang KunmLijiang

$95 - $97

Bus Checi  •  31h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou Municipal to Yunnan Kunming
  2. Take the bus from Kunming West to Lijiang KunmLijiang

$93

Drive  •  18h 55m

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Lijiang 1175.9 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Lijiang is to train which costs ¥280 - ¥400 and takes 37h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Lijiang is to fly which costs ¥650 - ¥3200 and takes 6h 23m.

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The distance between Guangzhou and Lijiang is 1377 km. The road distance is 1881.4 km.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Lijiang without a car is to train which takes 14h 53m and costs ¥650 - ¥1000.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Guangzhou to Lijiang, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Lijiang is to fly which takes 6h 23m and costs ¥650 - ¥3200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥650 - ¥1000 and takes 14h 53m, you could also bus, which costs ¥650 - ¥680 and takes 28h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Lijiang Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guangzhou to Lijiang is 1881 km. It takes approximately 18h 55m to drive from Guangzhou to Lijiang.

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Juneyao Airlines, China West Air, Shenzhen Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Guangzhou Baiyun 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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Map of how to get from Guangzhou to Lijiang.
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  • Distance: 860.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 23m

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

Juneyao Airlines, Beijing Capital and four other airlines fly from Guangzhou to Lijiang hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Guangzhou South, Guangzhou South, Kunming South, Dali, and Lijiang in around 14h 53m.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Dali via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Dali via Changsha
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Dali via Xi An
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Dali
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Dali
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Zhuhai Jinwan to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang via Nanjing
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,200
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Beihai
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Beihai
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Dali via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
China West Air
Website
westair.cn
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Train from Guangzhou South to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $22
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Train from Guangzhou South to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$80 - $100
1st Class Seat
$140 - $160
Business Class Seat
$260 - $310
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Dali to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Twice 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 Guangzhou to Kunming
Ave. Duration
26h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$27 - $31
Hard Sleeper
$50 - $60
Soft Sleeper
$80 - $90
Train from Kunming to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$11 - $17
Hard Sleeper
$22 - $30
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$7 - $10
1st Class Seat
$7 - $10
Train from Guangzhou South to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$50 - $75
1st Class Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Kunming South to Dali
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
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
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Yunnan Kunming
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming West to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Guangzhou Municipal to Yunnan Kunming
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
checi.cn

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