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There are 11 ways to get from Shanghai to Tiger Leaping Gorge by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Lijiang  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Lijiang (LJG) SHA - LJG

$210 - $587

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Train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai South to Xuanwei K79 / ...
  2. Take the train from Xuanwei to Lijiang Xuanwei-Lijiang

$59 - $73

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Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Ninglang Luguhu, taxi  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Ninglang Luguhu (NLH) SHA - NLH
  2. Take a taxi from Ninglang Luguhu to Tiger Leaping Gorge

$285 - $1,491

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Deqen, taxi  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Deqen (DIG) SHA - DIG
  2. Take a taxi from Deqen to Tiger Leaping Gorge

$180 - $741

Train to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, fly to Lijiang  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  2. Fly from Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) to Lijiang (LJG) HGH - LJG

$163 - $808

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Dali, bus  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Dali (DLU) SHA - DLU
  2. Take the bus from Dali Bus Station to Lijiang Bus Station

$277 - $430

Train, taxi via Dali  •  20 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kunming South
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Dali
  3. Take the train from Dali to Lijiang
  4. Take a taxi from Lijiang to Tiger Leaping Gorge

$173 - $241

Train, taxi  •  25 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kunming South
  2. Take the train from Kunming Station to Lijiang
  3. Take a taxi from Lijiang to Tiger Leaping Gorge

$182 - $232

Train China Railways G-Class  •  36 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zunyi
  2. Take the train from Zunyi to Kunming Station
  3. Take the train from Kunming Station to Lijiang

$154 - $202

Train via Pingxiang  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai South to Pingxiang Station
  2. Take the train from Pingxiang to Kunming
  3. Take the train from Kunming Station to Lijiang

$63 - $84

Drive  •  29 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Tiger Leaping Gorge 1803.5 miles

$260 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Tiger Leaping Gorge is to train which costs ¥400 - ¥550 and takes 2 days 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Tiger Leaping Gorge is to fly which costs ¥1400 - ¥4100 and takes 7 h 58 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Tiger Leaping Gorge is 2116 km. The road distance is 2885.7 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Tiger Leaping Gorge without a car is to train and taxi which takes 20 h 19 min and costs ¥1200 - ¥1700.

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It takes approximately 7 h 58 min to get from Shanghai to Tiger Leaping Gorge, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Tiger Leaping Gorge is to fly which takes 7 h 58 min and costs ¥1400 - ¥4100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥1000 - ¥1400 and takes 36 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Lijiang Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Tiger Leaping Gorge is 2886 km. It takes approximately 29 h 20 min to drive from Shanghai to Tiger Leaping Gorge.

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China Eastern Airlines offers flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Lijiang Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Tiger Leaping Gorge. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Tiger Leaping Gorge.
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  • Distance: 1322.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 58 min

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Tiger Leaping Gorge, China?

China Eastern Airlines flies from Shanghai to Tiger Leaping Gorge 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shanghai to Tiger Leaping Gorge via Shanghai Hongqiao, Shanghai Hongqiao, Zunyi, Kunming Station, Lijiang, Lijiang Bus Station, and Hutiaoxia County/Qiaotou County in around 36 h 13 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ninglang Luguhu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ninglang Luguhu via Changsha, Kunming
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ninglang Luguhu via Shenzhen, Kunming
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ninglang Luguhu via Lijiang, Kunming
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ninglang Luguhu via Qingdao, Kunming
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ninglang Luguhu via Wuhan, Kunming
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Ninglang Luguhu via Nanchang, Kunming
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Deqen via Kunming
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Deqen via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Deqen via Luoyang, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dali
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dali via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dali via Changsha
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $460
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Deqen via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Lijiang via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Kunming Airlines
Website
airkunming.com
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Lijiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$23 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$140 - $170
1st Class Seat
$230 - $270
Business Class Seat
$430 - $550
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zunyi
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$120 - $150
1st Class Seat
$200 - $240
Business Class Seat
$380 - $450
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $12
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
Train from Kunming South to Dali
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $22
1st Class Seat
$21 - $30
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Dali to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$15 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$23 - $35
Train from Kunming Station to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$11 - $17
Hard Sleeper
$22 - $30
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
Train from Zunyi to Kunming Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$15 - $20
Hard Sleeper
$29 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$45 - $60
Train from Shanghai South to Pingxiang Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$18 - $23
Hard Sleeper
$35 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$55 - $65
Train from Pingxiang to Kunming
Ave. Duration
20 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $30
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$26 - $30
Hard Sleeper
$45 - $55
Soft Sleeper
$75 - $90
Train from Shanghai South to Xuanwei
Ave. Duration
32 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$36 - $39
Hard Sleeper
$67 - $72
Soft Sleeper
$105 - $115
Train from Xuanwei to Lijiang
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$15 - $20
Hard Sleeper
$28 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$45 - $55
Bus operators
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Dali Bus Station to Lijiang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
checi.cn
Other operators
Taxi from Ninglang Luguhu to Tiger Leaping Gorge
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 18 min and costs ¥3 - ¥4.

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