Instant Refundable Recommended
22:00
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
9h 5m ride in train #K9616
07:05
+1
LHM Lijiang, Yunnan
Instant Refundable Recommended
09:37
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
8h 10m ride in train #K9612
17:47
LHM Lijiang, Yunnan
Instant Recommended Fastest
17:20
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h flight #CZ3451 with China Southern Airlines in Economy
18:20
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan

From Kunming to Lijiang by Trains

Instant Refundable Recommended
09:37
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
8h 10m ride in train #K9612
17:47
LHM Lijiang, Yunnan
Instant Refundable
11:15
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
7h 20m ride in train #K9682
18:35
LHM Lijiang, Yunnan
Instant Refundable
20:25
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
9h 5m ride in train #K9622
05:30
+1
LHM Lijiang, Yunnan
Instant Refundable
21:00
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
9h 10m ride in train #K9602, Hard Seat
06:10
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LHM Lijiang, Yunnan
Instant Refundable
21:00
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
8h 50m ride in train #K9686, Hard Sleeper
05:50
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LHM Lijiang, Yunnan
Instant Refundable
21:04
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
9h 5m ride in train #K9606, Soft Sleeper
06:09
+1
LHM Lijiang, Yunnan
Instant Refundable
21:32
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
9h 5m ride in train #K9606
06:37
+1
LHM Lijiang, Yunnan
Instant Refundable
21:34
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
9h 10m ride in train #K9602, Soft Sleeper
06:44
+1
LHM Lijiang, Yunnan
Instant Refundable Recommended
22:00
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
9h 5m ride in train #K9616
07:05
+1
LHM Lijiang, Yunnan
Instant Refundable
22:05
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
9h 5m ride in train #K9616, Soft Sleeper
07:10
+1
LHM Lijiang, Yunnan
Instant Refundable
23:02
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
8h 50m ride in train #K9686, Soft Sleeper
07:52
+1
LHM Lijiang, Yunnan
Instant Refundable
23:25
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
9h 10m ride in train #K9602, Hard Sleeper
08:35
+1
LHM Lijiang, Yunnan
Instant Refundable
23:32
KMM Kunming, Yunnan
10h ride in train #K9626
09:32
+1
LHM Lijiang, Yunnan

From Kunming Airport to Lijiang by Flights

Instant
06:25
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 15m flight #3U8817 with Sichuan Airlines in Economy
07:40
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant Fastest
06:30
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h flight #CZ4971 with China Southern Airlines in Economy
07:30
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant Fastest
06:55
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h flight #3U8033 with Sichuan Airlines in Economy
07:55
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant Fastest
07:05
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h flight #CZ9441 with China Southern Airlines in Economy
08:05
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant Fastest
07:20
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h flight #CZ9442 with China Southern Airlines in Economy
08:20
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant Fastest
07:30
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h flight #CZ9955 with China Southern Airlines in Economy
08:30
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant Fastest
07:50
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h flight #MU5921 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
08:50
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
07:55
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
3h flight #CZ3487 with China Southern Airlines in Economy
10:55
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
10:45
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU9726 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
11:50
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
11:30
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU2705 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
12:35
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
12:45
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU7646 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
13:50
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Shenzhen Airlines
Instant
12:45
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #ZH9561 with Shenzhen Airlines in Economy
13:50
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
13:10
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU5714 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
14:15
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
13:10
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU5862 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
14:15
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
13:10
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU2249 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
14:15
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
13:15
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU5919 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
14:20
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
14:25
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU5925 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
15:30
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
15:00
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU5419 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
16:05
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
15:30
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU5804 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
16:35
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Deer Jet
Instant
15:50
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #JD5166 with Deer Jet in Economy
16:55
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Deer Jet
Instant
16:05
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #JD5156 with Deer Jet in Economy
17:10
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
16:15
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU4701 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
17:20
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant Recommended Fastest
17:20
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h flight #CZ3451 with China Southern Airlines in Economy
18:20
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
17:20
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU4689 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
18:25
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant Fastest
18:15
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h flight #MU5736 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
19:15
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
18:25
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU5920 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
19:30
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
20:40
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU5758 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
21:45
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
21:10
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU5145 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
22:15
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant
21:15
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 5m flight #MU5744 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
22:20
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan
Instant Fastest
21:55
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h flight #3U8643 with Sichuan Airlines in Economy
22:55
LJG Lijiang Airport, Yunnan

Kunming to Lijiang Schedule

Kunming to Lijiang Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ497106:30 - 07:30¥ 1,732
China Railway Hard Seat 09:37 - 17:47¥ 127
China Railway Hard Sleeper 11:15 - 18:35¥ 201
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU764612:45 - 13:50¥ 1,805
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU592514:25 - 15:30¥ 1,805
Deer Jet Economy #JD515616:05 - 17:10¥ 5,680
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU470116:15 - 17:20¥ 1,805
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU592018:25 - 19:30¥ 1,805
China Railway Hard Sleeper 20:25 - 05:30¥ 211
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU575820:40 - 21:45¥ 1,805
Sichuan Airlines Economy #3U864321:55 - 22:55¥ 1,408
China Railway Hard Sleeper 22:00 - 07:05¥ 201

Popular Routes in China

How to get from Kunming to Lijiang

When you want to get from Kunming to Lijiang, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about CNY 5,599. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as CNY 126.

How far is Kunming from Lijiang?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Kunming to Lijiang. Your trip will be a total of 311 miles (500 km). The flying distance is 213 miles (342 km).

How long does it take to get from Kunming to Lijiang?

The travel time from Kunming to Lijiang can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 10 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Kunming to Lijiang?

The cost of the trip from Kunming to Lijiang varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is China Railway: travelling by train expect to pay as low as CNY 126 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as CNY 5,599.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Kunming to Lijiang:

  • Train tickets - CNY 126 to CNY 265;
  • Plane tickets - CNY 1,043 to CNY 5,599;

How many trips per day are there between Kunming and Lijiang?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Yunnan to Yunnan depart during the day - there are approximately 26 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 21 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Yunnan to Yunnan. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is CNY 1,043.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Yunnan to Yunnan
China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Deer Jet, Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Kunming to Lijiang

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Kunming to Lijiang? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 1000 users enjoyed a train ride.