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There are 7 ways to get from Lijiang to Seoul by plane, bus, train, ferry, subway 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.

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Fly Lijiang to Incheon, bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from Lijiang (LJG) to Incheon (ICN) LJG - ICN
  2. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to The plaza Hotel

₩159,260 - ₩769,260

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Fly Lijiang to Seoul Gimpo  •  9h 51m

  1. Fly from Lijiang (LJG) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) LJG - GMP

₩154,860 - ₩806,960

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Train to Dali, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  13h 11m

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Dali
  2. Fly from Dali (DLU) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) DLU - GMP

₩234,628 - ₩728,197

Bus, train, ferry, subway via Zhengzhou  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station
  2. Take the train from Kunming to Zhengzhou
  3. Take the bus from Zhengzhou to Gang Wan Qiao
  4. Take the ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
  5. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩250,941 - ₩287,641

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang Bus Station to Dali Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Yunnan Dali to Shanxi Xian
  3. Take the bus from Luoyang to Jinan Bus Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Jinan Bus Terminal to Yantai
  5. Take the ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  6. Take the bus from Pyeongtaek to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

₩333,638 - ₩374,736

Bus, train, ferry, subway  •  3 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station
  2. Take the train from Kunming to Yantai
  3. Take the ferry from Yantai to Incheon Int'l Port
  4. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩217,894 - ₩320,594

Drive  •  43h 55m

  1. Drive from Lijiang to Seoul 2528.5 miles

₩550,000 - ₩850,000

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The cheapest way to get from Lijiang to Seoul is to bus and train and ferry and subway via Zhengzhou which costs ¥1500 - ¥1800 and takes 2 days 23h.

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The quickest way to get from Lijiang to Seoul is to fly and bus which costs ¥950 - ¥4800 and takes 9h 38m.

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The distance between Lijiang and Seoul is 2771 km. The road distance is 4045.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lijiang to Seoul without a car is to bus and train and ferry and subway via Zhengzhou which takes 2 days 23h and costs ¥1500 - ¥1800.

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It takes approximately 9h 38m to get from Lijiang to Seoul, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lijiang Airport to Incheon Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 10m and has one stopover.

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Seoul is 1h ahead of Lijiang. It is currently 7:37 AM in Lijiang and 8:37 AM in Seoul.

Yes, the driving distance between Lijiang to Seoul is 4046 km. It takes approximately 43h 55m to drive from Lijiang to Seoul.

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Korean Air, Chengdu, Beijing Capital and six other airlines offer flights from Lijiang Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1102+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩37,700 per night.

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Map of how to get from Lijiang to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 1731.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 38m

What companies run services between Lijiang, China and Seoul, South Korea?

Air China, China Eastern Airlines and six other airlines fly from Lijiang to Seoul hourly.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Lijiang to Incheon via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Lijiang to Incheon via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩550,000
Flights from Lijiang to Incheon via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Lijiang to Incheon via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Lijiang to Incheon via Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩140,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Lijiang to Incheon via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Lijiang to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Dali to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩260,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from Dali to Seoul Gimpo via Chongqing, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩260,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from Dali to Seoul Gimpo via Chengdu, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩260,000 - ₩850,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Lijiang to Incheon via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from Lijiang to Seoul Gimpo via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Lijiang to Seoul Gimpo via Chongqing, Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from Lijiang to Seoul Gimpo via Kunming, Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Lijiang to Seoul Gimpo via Changsha, Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Dali to Seoul Gimpo via Kunming, Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Dali to Seoul Gimpo via Chengdu, Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from Dali to Seoul Gimpo via Guangzhou Baiyun, Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Dali to Seoul Gimpo via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩800,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Lijiang to Incheon via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Lijiang to Incheon via Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩140,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Lijiang to Incheon via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Lijiang to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩150,000 - ₩800,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Lijiang to Incheon via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₩200,000 - ₩600,000
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Lijiang to Incheon via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩550,000
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lijiang to Dali
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₩4,500 - ₩14,000
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
₩4,500 - ₩6,000
Hard sleeper
₩11,000 - ₩14,000
Soft sleeper
₩18,000 - ₩21,000
Train from Kunming to Yantai
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩50,000 - ₩130,000
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
₩50,000 - ₩75,000
Hard sleeper
₩100,000 - ₩130,000
Soft sleeper
₩160,000 - ₩190,000
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming to Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
27h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩33,000 - ₩47,000
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
₩33,000 - ₩47,000
Hard Sleeper
₩75,000 - ₩95,000
Soft Sleeper
₩110,000 - ₩150,000
Bus operators
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to The plaza Hotel
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩16,000
Schedules at
kallimousine.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₩37,495
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Zhengzhou to Gang Wan Qiao
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩50,047
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Lijiang Bus Station to Dali Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩8,559
Schedules at
checi.cn
Changtu
Website
changtu.com
Bus from Yunnan Dali to Shanxi Xian
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩103,355
Schedules at
changtu.com
Ctrip
Phone
400-830-6666
Website
ctrip.com
Bus from Luoyang to Jinan Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩30,811
Schedules at
bus.ctrip.com
Jinan Bus Terminal
Website
0000369.cn
Bus from Jinan Bus Terminal to Yantai
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩27,225
Schedules at
0000369.cn
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Pyeongtaek to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩5,000 - ₩7,500
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Ferry operators
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
₩240,000
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
₩135,000
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
₩130,000
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
₩125,000
ECO2
₩120,000
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩150,000
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
₩316,300
Royal
₩141,300
Deluxe
₩125,300
Han Joong Ferry Lines
Phone
+82 32 891 8880
Website
hanjoongferry.co.kr
Ferry from Yantai to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
hanjoongferry.co.kr
VIP
₩336,000
SPE
₩140,000
FST
₩120,000

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

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