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There are 10 ways to get from Kaifeng to Lishui by train, car, bus or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Kaifeng North to Lishui

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Bus, fly to Quzhou, train

  1. Take the bus from Kaifeng Haode Zhuanpan to Zhengzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Zhengzhou (CGO) to Quzhou (JUZ)
  3. Take the train from Quzhou to Lishui

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Train via Zhengzhou

  1. Take the train from Kaifeng to Zhengzhou
  2. Take the train from Zhengzhou to Lishui

Drive

  1. Drive from Kaifeng to Lishui

Bus, fly to Yiwu, train

  1. Take the bus from Kaifeng Haode Zhuanpan to Zhengzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Zhengzhou (CGO) to Yiwu (YIW)
  3. Take the train from Yiwu to Lishui

Bus, fly to Wenzhou, train

  1. Take the bus from Kaifeng Haode Zhuanpan to Zhengzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Zhengzhou (CGO) to Wenzhou (WNZ)
  3. Take the train from Wenzhou South to Lishui

Bus, fly to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, train

  1. Take the bus from Kaifeng Haode Zhuanpan to Zhengzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Zhengzhou (CGO) to Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH)
  3. Take the train from Hangzhou East to Lishui

Bus, fly to Shanghai Hongqiao, train

  1. Take the bus from Kaifeng Haode Zhuanpan to Zhengzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Zhengzhou (CGO) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA)
  3. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lishui

Bus, fly to Taizhou, train

  1. Take the bus from Kaifeng Haode Zhuanpan to Zhengzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Zhengzhou (CGO) to Taizhou (HYN)
  3. Take the train from Wenling to Wenzhou South
  4. Take the train from Wenzhou South to Lishui

Bus, fly to Ningbo Lishe, train

  1. Take the bus from Kaifeng Haode Zhuanpan to Zhengzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Zhengzhou (CGO) to Ningbo Lishe (NGB)
  3. Take the train from Ningbo to Wenzhou South
  4. Take the train from Wenzhou South to Lishui

Kaifeng to Lishui by train

The train journey time between Kaifeng and Lishui is around 18h 7m and covers a distance of around 1359 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 41m. The fastest train normally takes 18h 7m. Services are operated by China Railways K-Class, China Railways Z-Class and China Railways G-Class. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
10h 26m
Layover time:
7h 41m
Total time:
18h 7m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
18h 7m
Train distance:
1359 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
¥531
Carbon emissions:
71 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:30
Last train departs at:
00:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kaifeng to Lishui train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Kaifeng → Lishui
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lishui is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lishui is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lishui is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kaifeng to Lishui is to train which costs ¥440 - ¥600 and takes 6h 43m.

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The fastest way to get from Kaifeng to Lishui is to bus and fly and train. Taking this option will cost ¥700 - ¥1900 and takes 6h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kaifeng to Lishui. However, there are services departing from Kaifeng and arriving at Lishui via Zhengzhou. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 38m.

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The distance between Kaifeng and Lishui is 882 km. The road distance is 1140.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kaifeng to Lishui without a car is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs ¥440 - ¥600.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Kaifeng to Lishui, including transfers.

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Kaifeng to Lishui train services, operated by China Railways K-Class, depart from Kaifeng station.

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The quickest flight from Zhengzhou Airport to Yiwu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Kaifeng to Lishui train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, arrive at Lishui station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaifeng to Lishui is 1140 km. It takes approximately 11h 22m to drive from Kaifeng to Lishui.

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  • Distance: 881.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 43m

What companies run services between Kaifeng, China and Lishui, China?

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Kaifeng North to Lishui once daily. Tickets cost ¥430 - ¥550 and the journey takes 6h 33m.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Zhengzhou to Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥1500
Flights from Zhengzhou to Wenzhou via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1600
Flights from Zhengzhou to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥1000
Flights from Zhengzhou to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥1600
Flights from Zhengzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥1800
Flights from Zhengzhou to Ningbo Lishe
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥1600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Zhengzhou to Yiwu
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥1700
Flights from Zhengzhou to Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1900
Flights from Zhengzhou to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥1700
Flights from Zhengzhou to Ningbo Lishe
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥1800
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Zhengzhou to Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1300
Flights from Zhengzhou to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥1000
Flights from Zhengzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥1500
China West Air
Website
westair.cn
Flights from Zhengzhou to Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥180 - ¥1900
Flights from Zhengzhou to Ningbo Lishe
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥160 - ¥1800
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Zhengzhou to Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥1700
Flights from Zhengzhou to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥950
Flights from Zhengzhou to Ningbo Lishe
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥1600
Zhejiang Loong Airlines
Website
loongair.cn
Flights from Zhengzhou to Wenzhou via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥190 - ¥1900
Flights from Zhengzhou to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥140 - ¥1800
Flights from Zhengzhou to Quzhou
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥140 - ¥1800
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Zhengzhou to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥1700
Flights from Zhengzhou to Taizhou
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥180 - ¥1900
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Zhengzhou to Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥180 - ¥1900
Flights from Zhengzhou to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥140 - ¥1800
China Express Airlines
Website
chinaexpressair.com
Flights from Zhengzhou to Quzhou
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥140 - ¥1800
Flights from Zhengzhou to Taizhou
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥180 - ¥1900
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Zhengzhou to Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥180 - ¥1900
Air Guilin
Website
airguilin.com
Flights from Zhengzhou to Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥180 - ¥1900
Jiangxi Air
Website
airjiangxi.com
Flights from Zhengzhou to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥140 - ¥1800
Kunming Airlines
Website
airkunming.com
Flights from Zhengzhou to Taizhou
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥180 - ¥1900
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kaifeng North to Lishui
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥430 - ¥550
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥430 - ¥550
1st Class Seat
¥750 - ¥900
Business Class Seat
¥1400 - ¥1700
Train from Zhengzhou to Lishui
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥490 - ¥650
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥490 - ¥650
1st Class Seat
¥850 - ¥1000
Business Class Seat
¥1600 - ¥2000
Train from Yiwu to Lishui
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥70 - ¥95
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥70 - ¥95
1st Class Seat
¥110 - ¥140
Business Class Seat
¥280 - ¥340
Train from Wenzhou South to Lishui
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥55 - ¥75
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥55 - ¥75
1st Class Seat
¥85 - ¥110
Business Class Seat
¥230 - ¥280
Train from Hangzhou East to Lishui
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥110 - ¥150
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥110 - ¥150
1st Class Seat
¥190 - ¥230
Business Class Seat
¥410 - ¥490
Train from Quzhou to Lishui
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥90 - ¥120
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥90 - ¥120
1st Class Seat
¥140 - ¥180
Business Class Seat
¥330 - ¥410
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lishui
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥170 - ¥220
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥170 - ¥220
1st Class Seat
¥290 - ¥350
Business Class Seat
¥550 - ¥750
Train from Wenling to Wenzhou South
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥60 - ¥80
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥60 - ¥80
1st Class Seat
¥90 - ¥120
Business Class Seat
¥240 - ¥290
Train from Ningbo to Wenzhou South
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥120 - ¥160
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥120 - ¥160
1st Class Seat
¥200 - ¥250
Business Class Seat
¥440 - ¥550
China Railways K-Class
Train from Kaifeng to Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥19 - ¥65
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
¥19 - ¥26
Hard sleeper
¥55 - ¥65
Soft sleeper
¥85 - ¥100
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kaifeng to Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥40 - ¥140
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
¥40 - ¥60
Hard Sleeper
¥65 - ¥140
Soft Sleeper
¥130 - ¥180
China Railways D-Class
Train from Yiwu Station to Lishui
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥60 - ¥110
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥60 - ¥90
1st Class
¥75 - ¥110
Train from Wenzhou South to Lishui
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥50 - ¥80
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥50 - ¥70
1st Class
¥55 - ¥80
Train from Hangzhou East to Lishui
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥90 - ¥180
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥90 - ¥130
1st Class
¥130 - ¥180
Train from Wenling Station to Wenzhou South
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥50 - ¥85
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥50 - ¥75
1st Class
¥60 - ¥85
Train from Ningbo to Wenzhou South
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥200
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥100 - ¥140
1st Class
¥140 - ¥200
Bus operators
Airports China
Bus from Kaifeng Haode Zhuanpan to Zhengzhou Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥40
Schedules at
airports-china.com

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