There are 8 ways to get from Hong Kong 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 to Shenzhen, fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Lijiang (LJG) SZX - LJG

$137 - $518

Cheapest option

Train  •  41 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen East to Kunming
  3. Take the train from Kunming to Lijiang

$55 - $72

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Train to Guangzhou Baiyun, fly  •  7 h 22 min

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

$124 - $489

Fly from Hong Kong  •  8 h 41 min

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

$194 - $618

Train via Dali  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Kunming South Station
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Dali
  3. Take the Train from Dali to Lijiang

$120 - $149

Bus, train  •  23 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
  2. Take the train from Zhuhai to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming South to Dali
  4. Take the bus from Dali Bus Station to Lijiang Bus Station

$96 - $129

Bus  •  33 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Hong Kong Airport to Guangzhou Landmark Hotel
  2. Take the bus from Guangzhou Tianhe to Yunnan Kunming
  3. Take the bus from Kunming West to Lijiang

$135 - $138

Drive  •  20 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Hong Kong to Lijiang 1264.1 miles

$340 - $500

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Lijiang without a car is to train which takes 15 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Hong Kong to Lijiang, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Lijiang is to fly which takes 8 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 5 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 33 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Shenzhen Airport to Lijiang Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hong Kong to Lijiang is 2023 km. It takes approximately 20 h 32 min to drive from Hong Kong to Lijiang.

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Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Shenzhen 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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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Hong Kong Airport is to subway which takes 26 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Hong Kong to Lijiang.
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  • Distance: 937.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 17 min

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

China Eastern Airlines, Air China and nine other airlines fly from Hong Kong to Lijiang hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hong Kong to Lijiang via Kunming South Station, Kunming South, Dali, and Lijiang in around 15 h 5 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Flights from Hong Kong to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Hong Kong to Lijiang via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
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 Shenzhen to Lijiang via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang via Nanning
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Hong Kong to Lijiang via Nanning
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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 Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Hong Kong to Lijiang via Quanzhou, Kunming
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
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 Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Hong Kong to Lijiang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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 Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Train from West Kowloon Station to Kunming South Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$90 - $110
1st Class Seat
$150 - $180
Business Class Seat
$290 - $350
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming South to Dali
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
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
Train from Zhuhai to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $75
1st Class Seat
$80 - $120
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 Shenzhen East to Kunming
Ave. Duration
29 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $33
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$29 - $33
Hard Sleeper
$50 - $60
Soft Sleeper
$85 - $95
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
Bus operators
CTS - China Travel Tours
Website
ctsbus.hkcts.com
Bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
hkctsbus.com
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Dali Bus Station to Lijiang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
checi.cn
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Hong Kong Airport to Guangzhou Landmark Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Tianhe to Yunnan Kunming
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming West to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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