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There are 7 ways to get from Lijiang to Nong Khiaw by plane, car, taxi, train or bus

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Fly Lijiang to Jinghong, drive  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Lijiang (LJG) to Jinghong (JHG) LJG - JHG
  2. Drive from Jinghong to Nong Khiaw

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Taxi to Ninglang Luguhu, fly to Jinghong, drive  •  11h 46m

  1. Take a taxi from Lijiang to Ninglang Luguhu
  2. Fly from Ninglang Luguhu (NLH) to Jinghong (JHG) NLH - JHG
  3. Drive from Jinghong to Nong Khiaw

Train to Dali, fly to Jinghong, drive  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Dali
  2. Fly from Dali (DLU) to Jinghong (JHG) DLU - JHG
  3. Drive from Jinghong to Nong Khiaw

Fly Lijiang to Simao, drive  •  12h 13m

  1. Fly from Lijiang (LJG) to Simao (SYM) LJG - SYM
  2. Drive from Simao to Nong Khiaw

Train, bus, taxi  •  18h 48m

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Kunming
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Mohan
  3. Take the bus from Boten to Oudomxay
  4. Take a taxi from Oudomxay to Nong Khiaw

Bus, taxi  •  23h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Mohan
  3. Take the bus from Boten to Oudomxay
  4. Take a taxi from Oudomxay to Nong Khiaw

Drive  •  14h 56m

  1. Drive from Lijiang to Nong Khiaw 1134.6 km

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Laos

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Laos from May 17.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Laos

International flights leaving China are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: January 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The most affordable way to get from Lijiang to Nong Khiaw is to fly and drive, which costs ¥500 - ¥900 and takes 8h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Lijiang to Nong Khiaw is to fly and drive which costs ¥500 - ¥900 and takes 8h 32m.

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The distance between Lijiang and Nong Khiaw is 741 km. The road distance is 1134.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lijiang to Nong Khiaw without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 18h 48m and costs ¥1100 - ¥1500.

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It takes approximately 8h 32m to get from Lijiang to Nong Khiaw, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lijiang Airport to Jinghong Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Nong Khiaw is 1h behind Lijiang. It is currently 8:07 AM in Lijiang and 7:07 AM in Nong Khiaw.

Yes, the driving distance between Lijiang to Nong Khiaw is 1135 km. It takes approximately 14h 56m to drive from Lijiang to Nong Khiaw.

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Lucky Air Co. Ltd., Ruili Airlines and Beijing Capital offer flights from Lijiang Airport to Jinghong Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Nong Khiaw. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lijiang to Nong Khiaw.
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  • Distance: 741.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 32m

What companies run services between Lijiang, China and Nong Khiaw, Laos?

There is no direct connection from Lijiang to Nong Khiaw. However, you can take the bus to Lijiang Airport, take the walk to Lijiang airport, fly to Jinghong, then take the drive to Nong Khiaw. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Ninglang Luguhu airport, fly to Jinghong, then take the drive to Nong Khiaw.

Airlines
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Lijiang to Jinghong
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Flights from Ninglang Luguhu to Jinghong via Kunming, Zhaotong
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Flights from Dali to Jinghong
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Ninglang Luguhu to Jinghong via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Flights from Lijiang to Simao via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Flights from Lijiang to Simao via Tianfu International, Kunming
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Ruili Airlines
Website
rlair.net
Flights from Lijiang to Jinghong
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $240
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Lijiang to Jinghong
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $240
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Ninglang Luguhu to Jinghong via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Lijiang to Simao via Nanning
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Air Travel
Website
redair.cn
Flights from Ninglang Luguhu to Jinghong via Kunming
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$23 - $260
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Train from Lijiang to Dali
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$4 - $6
Hard sleeper
$11 - $14
Soft sleeper
$17 - $21
China Railways D-Class
Train from Lijiang to Kunming
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming South to Mohan
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
bus
Bus from Boten to Oudomxay
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
wearelao.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lijiang to Ninglang Luguhu
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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