There are 8 ways to get from Lijiang to Chengdu by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Lijiang  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Lijiang (LJG) to Chengdu (CTU) LJG - CTU

$85 - $555

Cheapest option

Bus, train China Railways K-Class  •  21 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station Lijkm
  2. Take the train from Kunming to Chengdu K1504 / ...

$53 - $63

6 alternative options

Train to Dali, fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Dali
  2. Fly from Dali (DLU) to Chengdu (CTU) DLU - CTU

$237 - $576

Bus to Deqen, fly  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang Bus Station to Shangri-La Bus Station
  2. Fly from Deqen (DIG) to Chengdu (CTU) DIG - CTU

$72 - $359

Bus, train via Chongqing West Station  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Chongqing West Station
  3. Take the train from Chongqing West Station to Chengdu East Station

$100 - $129

Train  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Kunming Station
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Chongqing West Station
  3. Take the train from Chongqing West Station to Chengdu East Station

$82 - $123

Bus  •  22 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station Lijkm
  2. Take the bus from Kunming North to Chengdu

$72

Drive  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Lijiang to Chengdu 583.5 miles

$80 - $130

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The distance between Lijiang and Chengdu is 565 km. The road distance is 933.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lijiang to Chengdu without a car is to bus and train which takes 16 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Lijiang to Chengdu, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Lijiang to Chengdu is to fly which takes 3 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 17 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 22 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Lijiang Airport to Chengdu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lijiang to Chengdu is 934 km. It takes approximately 10 h 49 min to drive from Lijiang to Chengdu.

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Sichuan Airlines, Air China, China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Lijiang Airport to Chengdu Airport.

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There are 1323+ hotels available in Chengdu. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Lijiang to Chengdu.
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  • Distance: 352.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

Sichuan Airlines, Air China and two other airlines fly from Lijiang to Chengdu 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lijiang to Chengdu via Lijiang, Kunming Station, South Bus Station, Kunming South, Chongqing West Station, Chengdu East Station, and East station in around 17 h 38 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Lijiang to Chengdu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Dali to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Dali to Chengdu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Deqen to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Lijiang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dali to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $2,600
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Lijiang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lijiang to Dali
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 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 Lijiang to Kunming Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$11 - $17
Hard Sleeper
$22 - $30
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
Train from Kunming to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$19 - $24
Hard Sleeper
$35 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$55 - $70
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming South to Chongqing West Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$50 - $65
1st Class Seat
$90 - $110
Business Class Seat
$170 - $200
Train from Chongqing West Station to Chengdu East Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $29
1st Class Seat
$39 - $45
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chongqing West Station to Chengdu East Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $21
1st Class Seat
$19 - $28
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Lijiang Bus Station to Shangri-La Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
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
Bus from Kunming North to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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