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There are 6 ways to get from Kangding to Tiger Leaping Gorge by car, plane or taxi

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Drive  •  10h 29m

  1. Drive from Kangding to Tiger Leaping Gorge 768.4 km

¥440 - ¥650

Cheapest option

Fly Kangding to Lijiang  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Kangding (KGT) to Lijiang (LJG) KGT - LJG

¥426 - ¥2119

4 alternative options

Fly Kangding to Deqen, taxi  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Kangding (KGT) to Deqen (DIG) KGT - DIG
  2. Take a taxi from Deqen to Tiger Leaping Gorge

¥766 - ¥2049

Taxi to Chengdu, fly to Lijiang  •  6h 32m

  1. Take a taxi from Kangding to Chengdu
  2. Fly from Chengdu (CTU) to Lijiang (LJG) CTU - LJG

¥1000 - ¥4016

Taxi to Chengdu, fly to Deqen, taxi  •  6h 7m

  1. Take a taxi from Kangding to Chengdu
  2. Fly from Chengdu (CTU) to Deqen (DIG) CTU - DIG
  3. Take a taxi from Deqen to Tiger Leaping Gorge

¥1550 - ¥3446

Taxi to Chengdu, fly to Ninglang Luguhu, taxi  •  8h 19m

  1. Take a taxi from Kangding to Chengdu
  2. Fly from Chengdu (CTU) to Ninglang Luguhu (NLH) CTU - NLH
  3. Take a taxi from Ninglang Luguhu to Tiger Leaping Gorge

¥1270 - ¥4336

Kangding → Tiger Leaping Gorge
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Last updated: 19 Apr 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Kangding to Tiger Leaping Gorge is to drive which costs ¥440 - ¥650 and takes 10h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Kangding to Tiger Leaping Gorge is to taxi and fly which costs ¥1500 - ¥3500 and takes 6h 7m.

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It is 359 km from Kangding to Tiger Leaping Gorge. It is approximately 768.4 km to drive.

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It takes approximately 10h 29m to drive 768.4 km from Kangding to Tiger Leaping Gorge.

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There is no direct flight from Kangding Airport to Deqen Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 40m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kangding to Tiger Leaping Gorge is 768 km. It takes approximately 10h 29m to drive from Kangding to Tiger Leaping Gorge.

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Tibet Airlines Corporation, Lucky Air Co. Ltd., China Eastern Airlines and Sichuan Airlines offer flights from Kangding Airport to Deqen Airport.

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The best way to get from Kangding to Kangding Airport is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs ¥75 - ¥90.

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Map of how to get from Kangding to Tiger Leaping Gorge.
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  • Distance: 359 km
  • Duration: 10h 29m

What companies run services between Kangding, China and Tiger Leaping Gorge, China?

Lucky Air Co. Ltd., Beijing Capital and three other airlines fly from Kangding to Tiger Leaping Gorge twice daily.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kangding to Deqen via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥380 - ¥2400
Flights from Kangding to Deqen via Chongqing, Kunming
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥2300
Flights from Kangding to Deqen via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥470 - ¥1700
Flights from Kangding to Deqen via Chongqing, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥3600
Flights from Chengdu to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥2700
Flights from Chengdu to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥3400
Flights from Chengdu to Deqen
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥2600
Flights from Chengdu to Deqen via Kunming
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥3700
Flights from Kangding to Lijiang via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥390 - ¥2400
Flights from Kangding to Lijiang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥1600
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Kangding to Deqen via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥380 - ¥2400
Flights from Kangding to Deqen via Chongqing, Kunming
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥2300
Flights from Chengdu to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥2700
Flights from Chengdu to Deqen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥2600
Flights from Chengdu to Deqen via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥3400
Flights from Kangding to Lijiang via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥390 - ¥2400
Flights from Kangding to Lijiang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥1600
Chengdu
Website
cdal.com.cn
Flights from Kangding to Deqen via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥380 - ¥2400
Flights from Chengdu to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥230 - ¥3100
Flights from Chengdu to Deqen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥2600
Flights from Kangding to Lijiang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥160 - ¥1800
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Kangding to Deqen via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
¥380 - ¥2400
Flights from Kangding to Deqen via Chengdu, Lhasa
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥3100
Flights from Chengdu to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥230 - ¥3100
Flights from Kangding to Lijiang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥160 - ¥1800
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Chengdu to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥230 - ¥3100
Flights from Kangding to Lijiang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥160 - ¥1800
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Chengdu to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥1800
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kangding to Lijiang via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥2100
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Chengdu to Ninglang Luguhu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥190 - ¥3000
Other operators
Taxi from Deqen to Tiger Leaping Gorge
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Estimated price
¥220 - ¥260

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