There are 6 ways to get from Lijiang to Beijing by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Lijiang  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Lijiang (LJG) to Beijing (PEK) LJG - PEK

$307 - $807

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Bus, train China Railways Z-Class  •  42 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station Lijkm
  2. Take the train from Kunming to Beijing West Z161 / ...

$69 - $94

4 alternative options

Train to Dali, fly  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Dali
  2. Fly from Dali (DLU) to Beijing (PEK) DLU - PEK

$259 - $928

Train  •  17 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Dali
  2. Take the train from Dali to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming South to Beijing West

$186 - $229

Bus, train China Railways K-Class  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station Lijkm
  2. Take the train from Kunming to Beijing

$80 - $83

Drive  •  28 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Lijiang to Beijing 1713.9 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Lijiang to Beijing is to bus and train which costs ¥470 - ¥650 and takes 42 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lijiang to Beijing is to fly which costs ¥2100 - ¥5500 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Lijiang and Beijing is 2081 km. The road distance is 2742.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lijiang to Beijing without a car is to train which takes 17 h 34 min and costs ¥1200 - ¥1600.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Lijiang to Beijing, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Lijiang to Beijing is to fly which takes 5 h 40 min and costs ¥2100 - ¥5500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥1200 - ¥1600 and takes 17 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Lijiang Airport to Beijing Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lijiang to Beijing is 2742 km. It takes approximately 28 h 58 min to drive from Lijiang to Beijing.

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Beijing Capital, China Southern Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Lijiang Airport to Beijing Airport.

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There are 1472+ hotels available in Beijing. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lijiang to Beijing.
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  • Distance: 1300.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Lijiang, China and Beijing, China?

Air China, Beijing Capital and seven other airlines fly from Lijiang to Beijing hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lijiang to Beijing via Lijiang, Dali, and Kunming South in around 17 h 34 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Lijiang to Beijing via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Lijiang to Beijing via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Dali to Beijing
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Dali to Beijing via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Dali to Beijing via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Dali to Beijing via Xi An
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Dali to Beijing via Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Dali to Beijing via Nanjing
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Dali to Beijing via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Lijiang to Beijing
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Lijiang to Beijing via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Lijiang to Beijing via Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Dali to Beijing
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Dali to Beijing via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Dali to Beijing via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Lijiang to Beijing via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Lijiang to Beijing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Dali to Beijing via Nanning
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Lijiang to Beijing
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Lijiang to Beijing via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Lijiang to Beijing via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lijiang to Dali
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$15 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$23 - $35
Train from Kunming to Beijing
Ave. Duration
43 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46 - $49
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$46 - $48
Hard Sleeper
$84 - $89
Soft Sleeper
$130 - $145
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Dali to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $21
1st Class Seat
$20 - $29
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming South to Beijing West
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$160 - $190
1st Class Seat
$270 - $310
Business Class Seat
$500 - $600
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming to Beijing West
Ave. Duration
33 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$35 - $60
Hard Sleeper
$90 - $110
Soft Sleeper
$130 - $180
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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The best way to get from Lijiang to Lijiang Airport is to bus which takes 50 min and costs ¥20.

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