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There are 5 ways to get from Kunming (Station) to Tiger Leaping Gorge by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Kunming to Lijiang Kunming
  2. Take a taxi from Lijiang to Tiger Leaping Gorge

¥325 - ¥528

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Drive  •  5h 31m

  1. Drive from Kunming (Station) to Tiger Leaping Gorge 525.7 km

¥300 - ¥450

Fly to Lijiang, taxi  •  5h

  1. Fly from Kunming (KMG) to Lijiang (LJG) KMG - LJG
  2. Take a taxi from Lijiang Blue Sky Hotel to Tiger Leaping Gorge

¥536 - ¥1251

Fly to Deqen, taxi  •  4h 45m

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

¥596 - ¥1481

Fly to Ninglang Luguhu, taxi  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from Kunming (KMG) to Ninglang Luguhu (NLH) KMG - NLH
  2. Take a taxi from Ninglang Luguhu to Tiger Leaping Gorge

¥856 - ¥1671

Kunming (Station) → Tiger Leaping Gorge
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tiger Leaping Gorge is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tiger Leaping Gorge is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tiger Leaping Gorge is 1 metre.

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

Last updated: 19 Apr 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kunming (Station) to Tiger Leaping Gorge is to drive which costs ¥300 - ¥450 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Kunming (Station) to Tiger Leaping Gorge is to train and taxi which costs ¥320 - ¥550 and takes 4h 16m.

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The distance between Kunming (Station) and Tiger Leaping Gorge is 356 km. The road distance is 525.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kunming (Station) to Tiger Leaping Gorge without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4h 16m and costs ¥320 - ¥550.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Kunming (Station) to Tiger Leaping Gorge, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kunming Airport to Lijiang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kunming (Station) to Tiger Leaping Gorge is 526 km. It takes approximately 5h 31m to drive from Kunming (Station) to Tiger Leaping Gorge.

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Sichuan Airlines, Lucky Air Co. Ltd. and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Kunming Airport to Lijiang Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kunming (Station) to Tiger Leaping Gorge.
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  • Distance: 355.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 16m

What companies run services between Kunming (Station), China and Tiger Leaping Gorge, China?

There is no direct connection from Kunming (Station) to Tiger Leaping Gorge. However, you can take the walk to Kunming, take the train to Lijiang, then take the taxi to Tiger Leaping Gorge. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Tiger Leaping Gorge.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kunming to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥370 - ¥1100
Flights from Kunming to Deqen
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥370 - ¥1200
Flights from Kunming to Ninglang Luguhu
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥350 - ¥1000
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Kunming to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥460 - ¥1300
Flights from Kunming to Deqen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥370 - ¥1200
Flights from Kunming to Ninglang Luguhu
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥350 - ¥1000
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Kunming to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥70 - ¥1500
Flights from Kunming to Deqen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥90 - ¥1500
Flights from Kunming to Ninglang Luguhu
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥75 - ¥1500
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Train from Kunming to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥140 - ¥300
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥140 - ¥200
1st Class
¥210 - ¥300
Other operators
Taxi from Lijiang to Tiger Leaping Gorge
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Estimated price
¥180 - ¥230
Lijiang Taxi
Phone
+86 887 8223 198

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