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There are 7 ways to get from São Paulo to Dali by plane, train or taxi

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Fly to Dali  •  29h 22m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Dali (DLU) GRU - DLU

¥3308 - ¥8118

Cheapest option

Fly to Kunming, train  •  32h 5m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Kunming (KMG) GRU - KMG
  2. Take the train from Kunming Station to Dali

¥2874 - ¥7299

5 alternative options

Fly to Lijiang, train  •  33h 10m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Lijiang (LJG) GRU - LJG
  2. Take the train from Heqing to Dali

¥4343 - ¥11213

Fly to Panzhihua, taxi  •  34h 32m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Panzhihua (PZI) GRU - PZI
  2. Take a taxi from Panzhihua to Dali

¥3918 - ¥8868

Fly to Baoshan, taxi  •  33h 52m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Baoshan (BSD) GRU - BSD
  2. Take a taxi from Baoshan to Dali

¥3588 - ¥8458

Fly to Tengchong, taxi  •  36h 12m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Tengchong (TCZ) GRU - TCZ
  2. Take a taxi from Tengchong to Dali

¥3818 - ¥8768

Fly to Luxi, taxi  •  32h 42m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Luxi (LUM) GRU - LUM
  2. Take a taxi from Luxi to Dali

¥4818 - ¥11768

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dali is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dali is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dali is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Dali is to fly and train which costs R$ 2400 - R$ 6500 and takes 32h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from São Paulo to Dali is to fly which costs R$ 2700 - R$ 7000 and takes 29h 22m.

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It is approximately 16663 km to get from São Paulo to Dali.

It takes approximately 29h 22m to get from São Paulo to Dali, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sao Paulo Airport to Dali Airport. The quickest flight takes 29h 5m and has two stopovers.

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Dali is 11h ahead of São Paulo. It is currently 5:08 PM in São Paulo and 4:08 AM in Dali.

Lufthansa, Emirates, KLM and six other airlines offer flights from Sao Paulo Airport to Dali Airport.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Dali. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Sao Paulo Airport is to shuttle which takes 39 min and costs R$ 57.

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Dali.
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  • Distance: 16663.3 km
  • Duration: 29h 22m

What companies run services between São Paulo, Brazil and Dali, China?

Air China, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from São Paulo to Dali 5 times a day.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Dali via Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥8000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Doha, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3600 - ¥9000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Doha, Colombo
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥9000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Doha, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥3500 - ¥9000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Addis Ababa, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥8500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Doha, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥9500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Istanbul, Xi An
Ave. Duration
29h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥4000 - ¥9500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Addis Ababa, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
30h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥9000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Dubai, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Panzhihua via Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥8000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Panzhihua via Zurich, Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
33h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥8500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Panzhihua via Lisbon, Xi An
Ave. Duration
34h 47m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Baoshan via Doha, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Baoshan via Addis Ababa, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
32h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥10000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Baoshan via Zurich, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
35h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥9000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Baoshan via Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
34h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥8000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Baoshan via London Heathrow, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
38h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥13000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tengchong via Doha, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tengchong via Addis Ababa, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥10000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tengchong via Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
33h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥8000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Luxi via Doha, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
31h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥4500 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Luxi via Addis Ababa, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
32h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Luxi via Dubai, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
32h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥13000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Luxi via Doha, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Luxi via Addis Ababa, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
33h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥10000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Dali via Madrid, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥20000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Dali via Frankfurt, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Dali via Dubai, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥4700 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Dali via Barcelona, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥20000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lijiang via Madrid, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥20000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lijiang via Frankfurt, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
30h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lijiang via Barcelona, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
31h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥20000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
35h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥7000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Barcelona, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
30h
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥17000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Panzhihua via Paris CDG, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
39h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Panzhihua via Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
47h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥8000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Baoshan via Doha, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Baoshan via Dubai, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
33h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥4700 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Luxi via Dubai, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥4700 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Luxi via Paris CDG, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
30h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥15000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Dali via Amsterdam Schiphol, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥15000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lijiang via Amsterdam Schiphol, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥15000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lijiang via Doha, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Istanbul, Wuhan
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥10000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Dubai, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via London Heathrow, Islamabad
Ave. Duration
29h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥3900 - ¥10000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Zurich, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
33h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥4500 - ¥7500
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Doha, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3600 - ¥9000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Panzhihua via Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥8000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Panzhihua via Zurich, Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
33h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥8500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Panzhihua via Lisbon, Xi An
Ave. Duration
34h 47m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Luxi via Addis Ababa, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
33h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥10000
Kunming Airlines
Website
airkunming.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Baoshan via Doha, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Baoshan via Frankfurt, Changsha
Ave. Duration
29h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tengchong via Lisbon, Xi An
Ave. Duration
33h 22m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥12000
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tengchong via Madrid, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
30h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥20000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tengchong via Frankfurt, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Luxi via Istanbul, Xi An
Ave. Duration
31h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Luxi via Frankfurt, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥12000
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Dali via Doha, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lijiang via Addis Ababa, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥10000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Luxi via Addis Ababa, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥10000
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lijiang via Doha, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
29h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥11000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Kunming via Doha, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥3600 - ¥9000
Ruili Airlines
Website
rlair.net
Flights from Sao Paulo to Luxi via Doha, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥11000
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Train from Heqing to Dali
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥25 - ¥80
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
¥25 - ¥35
Hard sleeper
¥65 - ¥80
Soft sleeper
¥100 - ¥120
China Railways D-Class
Train from Kunming Station to Dali
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥210
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥100 - ¥150
1st Class
¥140 - ¥210
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming to Dali
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥120 - ¥170
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥120 - ¥170
1st Class Seat
¥210 - ¥260
Business Class Seat
¥450 - ¥550
Other operators
Taxi from Panzhihua to Dali
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥800

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