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There are 5 ways to get from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Lijiang (LJG) to Zhangjiajie Hehua (DYG) LJG - DYG

$134 - $494

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Bus, train  •  28 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station Lijkm
  2. Take the train from Kunming Station to Zhangjiajie Station Kunming

$55 - $59

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Train  •  15 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Lijiang to Dali
  2. Take the train from Dali to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming South to Huaihua South
  4. Take the train from Huaihua to Zhangjiajie

$94 - $125

Bus  •  31 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station
  2. Take the bus from Kunming to Fuyuan
  3. Take the bus from Fuyuan to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Fenghuang
  5. Take the bus from Fenghuang to Zhangjiajie

$88 - $107

Drive  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie 1016.1 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie is to bus and train which costs ¥380 - ¥410 and takes 28 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie is to fly which costs ¥900 - ¥3500 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie. However, there are services departing from Lijiang and arriving at Zhangjiajie via Kunming, Fuyuan, Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station and Fenghuang. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 2 min.

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The distance between Lijiang and Zhangjiajie is 1038 km. The road distance is 1625.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie without a car is to train which takes 15 h 27 min and costs ¥650 - ¥900.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie, including transfers.

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Lijiang to Zhangjiajie bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Lijiang station.

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The best way to get from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie is to fly which takes 6 h 21 min and costs ¥900 - ¥3500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥650 - ¥900 and takes 15 h 27 min, you could also bus, which costs ¥600 - ¥750 and takes 31 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lijiang Airport to Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Lijiang to Zhangjiajie bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, arrive at Zhangjiajie station.

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Map of how to get from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie.
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  • Distance: 648.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

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

Air China, China Eastern Airlines and four other airlines fly from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie via Lijiang, Dali, Kunming South, Huaihua South, and Huaihua in around 15 h 27 min.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Xi An
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lijiang to Dali
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
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Hard Seat
$7 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$15 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$23 - $35
Train from Huaihua to Zhangjiajie
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
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Hard Seat
$8 - $14
Hard Sleeper
$16 - $25
Soft Sleeper
$25 - $40
Train from Kunming Station to Zhangjiajie Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
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Hard Seat
$22 - $26
Hard Sleeper
$40 - $50
Soft Sleeper
$65 - $75
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Dali to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
$16 - $22
1st Class Seat
$21 - $30
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming South to Huaihua South
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $65
1st Class Seat
$90 - $110
Business Class Seat
$170 - $210
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Lijiang to Kunming Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Fenghuang to Zhangjiajie
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Guizhou Transportation
Website
qjt.gov.cn
Bus from Kunming to Fuyuan
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
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Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Fuyuan to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
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Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Fenghuang
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
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Guizhou Transportation

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Yes, the driving distance between Lijiang to Zhangjiajie is 1626 km. It takes approximately 16 h 25 min to drive from Lijiang to Zhangjiajie.

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Juneyao Airlines, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Lijiang Airport to Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport.

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There are 314+ hotels available in Zhangjiajie. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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

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