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Chengdu to Lijiang Train

Chengdu to Lijiang through trains will not be operated in a short time.

But with a transfer in Kunming South Railway Station, passengers can easily travel from Chengdu to Lijiang by high speed trains.

By this way, the total travel time on the train is around 10 - 11 hours and the total ticket cost for a second class seat is CNY 725 - 728.

The direct flight from Chengdu to Lijiang is also a choice. It will take 1.5 - 2 hours to complete a single ride.
 

Chengdu East to Kunming to Lijiang High Speed Train Schedule & Ticket Fare

Chengdu East – Kunming South Kunming South – Lijiang Overall Travel Time Ticket Fare(CNY)
Second Class Seat
G2803 08:00 - 13:43 D3941 14:21 - 18:10 10H10M 494.5 + 230.5 = 725
G2883 08:50 - 14:29 D8767 15:30 - 19:29 10H39M 497.5 + 230.5 = 728
G2885 09:45 - 16:11 D8789 17:00 - 20:45 11H
           
Note: The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.

If you want to have a rest, you can choose to stay in Kunming for one night. After enough rest, you can take the high speed train to Lijiang. If time permitting, you can also take this opportunity to visit Kunming for one or two days.
 

Chengdu to Lijiang Flight

There are around 5 pairs of flights shuttling between Chengdu and Lijiang on a daily basis. A ticket price of an economy class seat ranges from CNY 430 to CNY 570. It takes about 1.5 - 2 hours to complete a single ride.
 

What to Do in Lijiang:

Visit Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Gorge) is a famous scenic spot in Lijiang. It is one of the deepest gorges in the world. The scenery here is magnificent, especially for those who like to explore, which is undoubtedly the most yearning landscape. Then the Lijiang Old Town is a good place to experience the local folk customs. Strolling along the ancient streets, you can see the folk houses, stone bridges and lucid rivers.
 

Eat Authentic Yunnan Food in Square Street

Square Street is an ideal place for visitors to enjoy the Yunnan local snacks. Some snacks, such as Cross-bridge Rice Noodle, Jidou Liangfen, and Baba are also sold here. Hua Hua Shen Restaurant and the Old Town Beef Restaurant are very famous in Lijiang.
 

Lijiang to Chengdu Train

On the return trip from Lijiang to Chengdu, you still need to change in Kunming. There are 10 high speed trains from Lijiang to Kunming South and over 10 Kunming South to Chengdu West high speed trains, whose whole duration on the train is around 10 hours with CNY 718.

Passengers can also take flights. There are around 5 pairs of flights shuttling from Lijiang to Chengdu on a daily basis. It takes about 1.5 - 2 hours to complete a single ride.

See detailed Chengdu Train Schedule & Lijiang Train Schedule
 
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- Last modified on Jan. 18, 2021 -
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