There are 8 ways to get from Hong Kong to Lijiang by bus, plane, train 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

Bus to Shenzhen, fly  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Causeway Bay Times Square to Shenzhen Bao'an Airport
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Lijiang (LJG) SZX - LJG

$132 - $520

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  41 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Causeway Bay to Shenzhen North Station
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen East to Kunming
  3. Take the train from Kunming to Lijiang

$55 - $84

6 alternative options

Fly from Hong Kong  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Lijiang (LJG) HKG - LJG

$184 - $868

Train to Guangzhou, fly  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Hung Hom Station to Guangzhou East
  2. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Lijiang (LJG) CAN - LJG

$124 - $489

Bus to Zhuhai, fly  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
  2. Fly from Zhuhai (ZUH) to Lijiang (LJG) ZUH - LJG

$229 - $877

Bus, train via Baise  •  27 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
  2. Take the train from Zhuhai to Baise
  3. Take the train from Baise to Kunming
  4. Take the train from Kunming to Lijiang

$75 - $126

Bus  •  30 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai to Guangzhou
  2. Take the bus from Guangzhou Municipal to Yunnan Kunming
  3. Take the bus from Kunming West to Lijiang

$114 - $122

Drive  •  20 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Hong Kong to Lijiang 1264.1 miles

$340 - $500

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Lijiang is to bus and train which costs $430 - $700 and takes 41 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Lijiang is to bus and fly which costs $1000 - $4100 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Hong Kong and Lijiang is 1499 km. The road distance is 2022.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Hong Kong to Lijiang, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Hong Kong and Lijiang, China?

China Eastern Airlines, Air China and 15 other airlines fly from Hong Kong to Lijiang hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hong Kong to Lijiang via Guangzhou, Yuexiu Park, Gongyuanqian, Guangzhou Municipal, Yunnan Kunming, and Kunming West in around 30 h 51 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
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 15 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 Hong Kong to Lijiang via Nanning
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Nanning
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $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 Shenzhen to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Hong Kong to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $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
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
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
Flights from Hong Kong to Lijiang via Nanchang
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Hong Kong to Lijiang via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Hong Kong to Lijiang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Beihai
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Hong Kong to Lijiang via Nanchang
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Hong Kong to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Hong Kong to Lijiang via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Zhuhai to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
China West Air
Website
westair.cn
Flights from Guangzhou to Lijiang via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Zhuhai to Baise
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $55
1st Class Seat
$55 - $80
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Baise to Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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 - $35
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
Train from Shenzhen East to Kunming
Ave. Duration
29 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $34
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$30 - $34
Hard Sleeper
$55 - $65
Soft Sleeper
$85 - $100
Bus operators
Trans Island Limousine Bus
Website
trans-island.com.hk
Bus from Causeway Bay Times Square to Shenzhen Bao'an Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
trans-island.com.hk
Bus from Wan Chai to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
trans-island.com.hk
CTS - China Travel Tours
Website
ctsbus.hkcts.com
Bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
hkctsbus.com
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Guangzhou Municipal to Yunnan Kunming
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
checi.cn
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming West to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
EE Bus
Website
eebus.com
Bus from Causeway Bay to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
eebus.com

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