Hong Kong - Lijiang High Speed Train
However, Hong Kong – Kunming high speed rail line has been opened. Taking a transfer in Kunming so as to travel between Hong Kong and Lijiang by high speed train can be considered. By this way, the high speed train travel time between Hong Kong and Lijiang is about 21-22.5 hours and ticket price for a second class seat costs about CNY 840 - 950 (USD 120 - 135).
Another recommended choice is to travel from Hong Kong to Guangzhou by bullet train and then take a flight to Lijiang, which takes about 4 hours in total.
Open time: September 23, 2018
Overall Duration: 21 - 22.5 hours
Distance: About 1,950 kilometers (1,210 miles)
Top speed: 200 km/h (124 mph) in HK, 300 km/h (186 mph) in Mainland
Transfer in Kunming: Hong Kong - Kunming Bullet Train + Kunming - Lijiang Normal Train
Hong Kong to Kunming to Lijiang Train Schedule & Ticket Fare
|Hong Kong – Kunming South||Kunming - Lijiang||Overall Travel Time||Ticket Fare (CNY)|
|Second Class Seat + Hard Sleeper|
|G408: 12:06 - 20:48||Y756: 23:30 - 08:52+||20H46M||717 + 123 = 840|
Lijiang to Kunming to Hong Kong Train Timetable & Ticket Fare
|Lijiang - Kunming||Kunming South - Hong Kong||Overall Travel Time||Ticket Fare (CNY)|
|Second Class Seat|
|D8768: 18:42 - 22:41||G410: 08:05 - 16:57||22H12M||141.5 + 750.5 = 892|
1. "+" means the second day.
2. The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.
A transfer between Kunming South Station and Kunming Railway Station is reminded to passengers who choose the above option. Luckily, Metro Line 1 connects these two stations directly. The whole journey takes a duration of around 50 minutes and costs CNY 5.
Other Transportation Mean Between Hong Kong and Lijiang
Hong Kong – Guangzhou Bullet Train + Guangzhou – Lijiang Flight
|West Kowloon – Guangzhou South||About 30 pairs daily||45 mins - 70 mins||CNY 215 |
for second class seat
|Guangzhou Airport – Lijiang Airport||over pairs of flights |
on a daily basis
|3 hours||CNY 1,000 – 2,000 |
for economy class seat
|Total||---||4 hours||CNY 1,215 – 2,215|
Though there is no direct flight available between Hong Kong and Lijiang, there are more than 10 pairs of direct flights flying between Guangzhou and Lijiang. If choosing the second option, passengers are reminded to take a transfer between Guangzhou South Station and Baiyun International Airport. Luckily, those two places are connected by metro. To reach the airport, they can take Metro Line 2 from Guangzhou South and transfer at Jiahewanggang Station to Metro Line 3 and get off at Airport South Station. The total duration is about 75 minutes with the ticket price of CNY 10.
Major Rail Lines from Hong Kong to:
Major Rail Lines from Lijiang to:
Or maybe you can choose to wait at Kunming South and take K9693 at 10:17pm directly so you can avoid this transfer between stations.