There are 7 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Guangzhou  •  6 h

  1. CAN - LJG

$100 - $460

Cheapest option

Train  •  18 h 6 min

  1. D3802 / ...
  2. K9682 / ...

$65 - $110

5 alternative options

Line 2 subway, train, line 5 subway to Shenzhen, fly  •  7 h 37 min

  1. SZX - LJG

$138 - $527

Line 2 subway, train to Zhuhai, fly  •  7 h 54 min

  1. ZUH - LJG

$228 - $876

Bus  •  25 h

$103 - $104

Bus Checi  •  28 h 24 min

$100 - $101

Drive  •  18 h 55 min

  1. 1175.9 miles

$160 - $250

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

Beijing Capital, Juneyao Airlines and four other airlines fly from Guangzhou to Lijiang hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Guangzhou South, Kunming South, South Bus Station, Kunming Station, Kunming, and Lijiang in around 18 h 6 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Nanning
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Nanning
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Zhuhai to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Zhuhai to Lijiang via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Nanning
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Nanning
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Zhuhai to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Zhuhai to Lijiang via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,200
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Beihai
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Beihai
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Zhuhai to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Zhuhai to Lijiang via Xi An
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,500
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
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
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $22
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Shenzhen Metro
Website
szmc.net
Subway from Shenzhen North to Bao'an Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
szmc.net
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$50 - $75
1st Class Seat
$75 - $110
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$12 - $18
Hard Sleeper
$24 - $35
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Yunnan Kunming
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming West to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Guangzhou Municipal to Yunnan Kunming
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
checi.cn

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Guangzhou and Lijiang is 1377 km. The road distance is 1881 km.

The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Lijiang is to train which costs ¥410 - ¥700 and takes 18 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Lijiang is to fly which takes 6 h and costs ¥600 - ¥3000.

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