There are 5 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  •  3 h 49 min

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

$85 - $555

Cheapest option

Train  •  20 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Guangtong North Lijiang-Kunming
  2. Take the train from Guangtong North to Chengdu K1504 / ...

$31 - $43

3 alternative options

Train China Railways G-Class  •  18 h

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

$105 - $132

Bus  •  21 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang to Kunming West KunmLijiang
  2. Take the bus from Kunming North to Chengdu

$70

Drive  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Lijiang to Chengdu 583.5 miles

$80 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lijiang to Chengdu is to train which costs ¥210 - ¥290 and takes 20 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lijiang to Chengdu is to fly which costs ¥550 - ¥3800 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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

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

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

Sichuan Airlines, Lucky Air Co. Ltd. and five other airlines fly from Lijiang to Chengdu every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lijiang to Chengdu via Lijiang, Kunming, Kunming Station, South Bus Station, Kunming South, Chongqing West Station, Chengdu East Station, and East station in around 18 h.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Lijiang to Chengdu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Chengdu
Website
chengduair.cc
Flights from Lijiang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Lijiang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Lijiang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Lijiang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Qingdao Airlines
Website
qdairlines.com
Flights from Lijiang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lijiang to Kunming
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$11 - $17
Hard Sleeper
$23 - $30
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
Train from Lijiang to Guangtong North
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$8 - $14
Hard Sleeper
$17 - $25
Soft Sleeper
$27 - $40
Train from Guangtong North to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$18 - $23
Hard Sleeper
$35 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$55 - $65
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming South to Chongqing West Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$65 - $80
1st Class Seat
$110 - $130
Business Class Seat
$200 - $250
Train from Chongqing West Station to Chengdu East Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $29
1st Class Seat
$39 - $45
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Lijiang to Kunming West
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming North to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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