There are 7 ways to get from Hanoi to Lijiang by plane, taxi, 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 to Lijiang  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Hanoi (HAN) to Lijiang (LJG) HAN - LJG

$214 - $854

Cheapest option

Train  •  25 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Ha Noi to Sapa Lao Cai
  2. Take the train from Hekou Bei to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming to Lijiang

$25 - $56

5 alternative options

Fly to Ninglang Luguhu, taxi  •  20 h 21 min

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

$221 - $761

Fly to Deqen, taxi  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Hanoi (HAN) to Deqen (DIG) HAN - DIG
  2. Take a taxi from Deqen to Lijiang

$311 - $966

Bus, train  •  27 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning China
  2. Take the train from Nanning to Kunming
  3. Take the bus from Kunming West to Lijiang

$79 - $87

Train via Nanning Station  •  28 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Hanoi station to Nanning Station
  2. Take the train from Nanning to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming to Lijiang

$57 - $80

Drive  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Hanoi to Lijiang 752.7 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hanoi to Lijiang is to train which costs $24 - $60 and takes 25 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hanoi to Lijiang is to fly which costs $210 - $900 and takes 7 h 22 min.

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The distance between Hanoi and Lijiang is 865 km. The road distance is 1204.3 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Hanoi to Lijiang, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Hanoi, Vietnam and Lijiang, China?

China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines fly from Hanoi to Lijiang once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hanoi to Lijiang via Sapa Lao Cai, Hekou Bei, Kunming South, Chunrongjie, Kunming Station, Kunming, and Lijiang in around 25 h 13 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Hanoi to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Hanoi to Lijiang via Nanning, Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Hanoi to Ninglang Luguhu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Hanoi to Ninglang Luguhu via Nanning, Kunming
Ave. Duration
21 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Hanoi to Ninglang Luguhu via Nha Trang, Kunming
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Hanoi to Ninglang Luguhu via Danang, Kunming
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Hanoi to Ninglang Luguhu via Suvarnabhumi, Kunming
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Hanoi to Ninglang Luguhu via Ho Chi Minh City, Kunming
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Hanoi to Deqen via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Hanoi to Deqen via Nanning, Kunming
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Hanoi to Deqen via Danang, Kunming
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Hanoi to Deqen via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Hanoi to Ninglang Luguhu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Hanoi to Deqen via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ha Noi to Sapa Lao Cai
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$6 - $8
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$9 - $12
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$10 - $15
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hekou Bei to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $16
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanning to Kunming
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hanoi station to Nanning Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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 Nanning to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $40
1st Class Seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning China
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming West to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ninglang Luguhu to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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