Lijiang Railway Station
Address: Shangji Village, Yulong Naxi Autonomous County
Schedule and Ticket Booking
Currently, the station serves trains running on Qujing-Kunming and Kunming - Lijiang railway lines, destinations including Kuming, Dali, and Qujing.
See also Lijiang Train Schedule
Major Rail Lines from Lijiang to
High Speed Train Schedule
(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
|To||Trains||Duration||Ticket Fare (CNY)|
|First / Second Class Seat|
|D8774, D8774, D9854, D9854...|
14 departures from 08:00 to 18:42
|3h2m - 3h59m||CNY 351/ 220|
USD 52/ 32
|D8124, D8128, D8132, D8150 from 07:30 to 20:20||1h32m - 2h15m||CNY 127/ 80|
USD 19/ 12
Normal Speed Train Schedule
(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Its terminal, with a construction area of 3 acres (11,821square meters), is a two-storey building in typical Naxi style. The two floors are connected with each other by two escalators and walking stairs.
2F: no.2 waiting room, toilet, hot drinking water
1F: ticket office, no. 1 waiting room, left luggage office, a small supermarket, toilet, hot drinking water
In front of the terminal, there is a square with a bus stop, taxi stands, and parking lots for private vehicles. Buses stopping here include railway station special lines 4 and 16, and bus no.18.
How to get to the train station from Lijiang Old Town
At Station Bus Stop: 4, 16, 18
At Nankou Industrial Zone: 26
Passengers arriving by bus will get off at the west side of the front square. For those with a ticket in hand, enter the station directly to find the correct waiting room. For those without, go to the ticket office on 1F to purchase a ticket first and then enter the waiting room to wait for departure.
Arrival by taxi:
If arriving by taxi, passengers will be dropped off at the front square.
From Lijiang Old Town: It takes about 30 minutes and costs around CNY30.
From Lijiang Airport: It takes about 40 minutes and costs around CNY55.
Ticket Check and Boarding
Check points are set up inside the waiting rooms. Passengers should read the tickets carefully to know where to have their tickets checked. Afterwards, follow the direction boards to the platforms to board. Passengers on 1F will get to platforms 2 or 3 by entry passage and those on 2F will arrive at platform 1 by a bridge.
How to exit and leave the station
Leave by bus:
Bus station can be found in the front square. Passengers should confirm their routes first and then take buses to the destinations.
Leave by taxi:
Taxi stand is located in the front square. It is easy to reach. Watch out of the private vehicles here. The official taxis are mostly in green and grey.
Transportation to other places:
Lijiang Old Town:
Take special line 4 to Guchengkou Station, and then walk 470 yards to the destination.
Old Town of Shuhe:
Take railway station special line 16 to Qili Street (Shangrila Avenue), then change to bus line 5 to Shuhe Bureau, then walk about 470 yards to get there.
Take railway station special line 16 to Fuhui Market, then walk to Lantian Hotel to take an airport shuttle bus to get there. The shuttle bus departs from 06:30 to 22:00 every 30 minutes. Duration is about 30 minutes and ticket fare is CNY20.
Facilities and Services
There are 17 ticket windows in total. However, only 3 of them are opened on usual days. The opening hours are from 07:20 to 9:00, 12:00 to 15:00 and 17:20 to 23:30.
Inside the terminal, there are two waiting rooms equipped with 1,200 chairs. One is on the first floor, leading to platforms 2 and 3; the other on the second floor and connected with platform 1. Passengers can find out their waiting room by checking the schedule listed on the four large LED screens. Hot water and washroom are available inside the waiting rooms.
Left Luggage Service:
They are available both inside and outside the terminal. The price is around CNY5 to CNY10 per piece per day based on the size of luggage. It is not advisable to leave one’s valuables there.
However, there is no rail service in Shangri-La yet. Currently, passengers can only take a bus or flight to Shangri-La. From Lijiang, you can consider a bus service which takes around 4 hours to reach Shangri-La. There are a few buses a day, you may get accurate bus information and buy bus ticket directly on spot.