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There are 9 ways to get from Lijiang to Vietnam by plane, bus, train 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 to Noi Bai International

  1. Fly from Lijiang (LJG) to Noi Bai International (HAN)

Cheapest option

Fly to Nanning, bus

  1. Fly from Lijiang (LJG) to Nanning (NNG)
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong

7 alternative options

Fly to Tan Son Nhat

  1. Fly from Lijiang (LJG) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Kunming South Station
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Nanning
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ninh Binh
  4. Take the train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City

Bus, train via Noi Bai International Airport (HAN)

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station
  2. Take the train from Kunming Station to Hekou North
  3. Take the bus from Lao Cai to Hanoi Airport
  4. Take the bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong

Train

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Kunming
  2. Take the train from Kunming Station to Hekou North
  3. Take the train from Sapa Lao Cai to Ha Noi
  4. Take the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station
  2. Take the train from Kunming Station to Hekou North
  3. Take the train from Sapa Lao Cai to Ha Noi
  4. Take the train from Ha Noi to Di An

Train via Nanning

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Kunming South Station
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Nanning
  3. Take the train from Nanning to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
  4. Take the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

Drive

  1. Drive from Lijiang to Ho Chi Minh City

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Vietnam. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Vietnam.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Vietnam.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Vietnam due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Vietnam from May 11.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

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: May 25 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lijiang to Vietnam is to train which costs ¥450 - ¥1200 and takes 2 days 8h.

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The fastest way to get from Lijiang to Vietnam is to fly which takes 9h 38m and costs ¥850 - ¥2900.

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The distance between Lijiang and Vietnam is 1735 km. The road distance is 2688.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lijiang to Vietnam without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 5h and costs ¥750 - ¥1600.

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

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The best way to get from Lijiang to Vietnam is to fly which takes 9h 38m and costs ¥850 - ¥2900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥450 - ¥1200 and takes 2 days 8h.

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There is no direct flight from Lijiang Airport to Noi Bai International Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lijiang to Vietnam is 2689 km. It takes approximately 34h 40m to drive from Lijiang to Vietnam.

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China Southern Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and Shenzhen Airlines offer flights from Lijiang Airport to Noi Bai International Airport.

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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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Map of how to get from Lijiang to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 1734.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 38m

What companies run services between Lijiang, China and Vietnam?

Shenzhen Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Vietnam Airlines fly from Lijiang to Hanoi twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lijiang to Ho Chi Minh City via Lijiang, Kunming, Kunming Station, Hekou North, Sapa Lao Cai, and Hanoi in around 2 days 8h.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Lijiang to Noi Bai International via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Lijiang to Tan Son Nhat via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Lijiang to Tan Son Nhat via Guangzhou Baiyun, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Lijiang to Tan Son Nhat via Kunming, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Lijiang to Tan Son Nhat via Kunming, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Lijiang to Tan Son Nhat via Shenzhen, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Lijiang to Noi Bai International via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Lijiang to Noi Bai International via Hefei, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Lijiang to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Lijiang to Tan Son Nhat via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Train from Lijiang to Kunming South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Kunming South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$50 - $70
Train from Lijiang to Kunming
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$30 - $45
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
34h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $75
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$27 - $40
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $55
Bed, air-conditioned
$50 - $75
Train from Sapa Lao Cai to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $23
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$7 - $11
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$8 - $13
Bed, air-conditioned
$15 - $23
Train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
36h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$28 - $45
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $60
Bed, air-conditioned
$50 - $80
Train from Ha Noi to Di An
Ave. Duration
34h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $75
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$28 - $40
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $60
Bed, air-conditioned
$50 - $75
China Railways K-Class
Train from Kunming Station to Hekou North
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $10
Hard sleeper
$17 - $20
Soft sleeper
$26 - $31
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Nanning to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
booking.baolau.com
Book at
baolau.com
Sleeper
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ninh Binh
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Sao Viet
Phone
0243 9922 555
Email
xekhachsaoviet@gmail.com
Website
xesaoviet.com.vn
Bus from Lao Cai to Hanoi Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
xesaoviet.com.vn
Book at
baolau.com
Hoang Long
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Book at
12go.asia
Mai Linh Express
Phone
028 39 39 39 39
Website
mailinhexpress.vn
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
Ave. Duration
36h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
mailinhexpress.vn

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