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There are 8 ways to get from Lijiang to Lin’an by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train, bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Kunming Lijiang
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Yunnan Jianshui

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Train  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Kunming South Station Lijiang
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Jianshui Kunming

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Bus  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station Lijkm
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Yunnan Jianshui

Drive  •  6h 57m

  1. Drive from Lijiang to Lin’an 655.6 km

Fly from Lijiang, bus  •  7h 39m

  1. Fly from Lijiang (LJG) to Kunming (KMG) LJG - KMG
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Yunnan Jianshui

Taxi to Ninglang Luguhu, fly, bus  •  8h 48m

  1. Take a taxi from Lijiang to Ninglang Luguhu
  2. Fly from Ninglang Luguhu (NLH) to Kunming (KMG) NLH - KMG
  3. Take the bus from Kunming South to Yunnan Jianshui

Train to Dali, fly, bus  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Dali
  2. Fly from Dali (DLU) to Kunming (KMG) DLU - KMG
  3. Take the bus from Kunming South to Yunnan Jianshui

Bus to Deqen, fly, bus  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang Bus Station to Shangri-La Bus Station
  2. Fly from Deqen (DIG) to Kunming (KMG) DIG - KMG
  3. Take the bus from Kunming South to Yunnan Jianshui

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The cost-effective way to get from Lijiang to Lin’an is to bus, which costs ¥320 - ¥330 and takes 11h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Lijiang to Lin’an is to drive which costs ¥380 - ¥550 and takes 6h 57m.

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The distance between Lijiang and Lin’an is 446 km. The road distance is 655.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lijiang to Lin’an without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 20m and costs ¥240 - ¥420.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Lijiang to Lin’an, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Lijiang to Lin’an is to train which takes 7h 57m and costs ¥220 - ¥470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥320 - ¥330 and takes 11h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Lijiang Airport to Kunming Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lijiang to Lin’an is 656 km. It takes approximately 6h 57m to drive from Lijiang to Lin’an.

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

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There are one+ hotels available in Lin’an. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Lijiang to Lin’an.
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  • Distance: 446.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Lijiang, China and Lin’an, Yunnan Sheng, China?

You can take a train from Lijiang to Lin’an via Lijiang, Kunming South, and Jianshui in around 7h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lijiang to Lin’an via Kunming Station, Kunming Station, South Bus Station, and Kunming South in around 11h 38m.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Lijiang to Kunming
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥300 - ¥750
Flights from Ninglang Luguhu to Kunming
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥260 - ¥700
Flights from Dali to Kunming
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥240 - ¥650
Flights from Deqen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥280 - ¥800
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Lijiang to Kunming
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥480 - ¥950
Flights from Ninglang Luguhu to Kunming
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥260 - ¥700
Flights from Dali to Kunming
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥240 - ¥650
Flights from Deqen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥280 - ¥800
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Lijiang to Kunming
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥40 - ¥1000
Flights from Ninglang Luguhu to Kunming
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥45 - ¥1100
Flights from Dali to Kunming
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥35 - ¥1000
Flights from Dali to Kunming via Simao
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥80 - ¥1200
Flights from Deqen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥55 - ¥1100
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Train from Lijiang to Kunming
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥140 - ¥300
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥140 - ¥200
1st Class
¥210 - ¥300
Train from Lijiang to Kunming South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥150 - ¥320
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥150 - ¥210
1st Class
¥230 - ¥320
China Railways K-Class
Train from Kunming South to Jianshui
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥29 - ¥90
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
¥29 - ¥40
Hard sleeper
¥75 - ¥90
Soft sleeper
¥110 - ¥140
Train from Lijiang to Dali
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥28 - ¥85
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
¥28 - ¥40
Hard sleeper
¥70 - ¥85
Soft sleeper
¥110 - ¥130
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming South to Yunnan Jianshui
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥81
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥238
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Lijiang Bus Station to Shangri-La Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥62
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lijiang to Ninglang Luguhu
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Estimated price
¥380 - ¥460
Lijiang Taxi
Phone
+86 887 8223 198

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The best way to get from Lijiang to Lijiang Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs ¥20.

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