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Location: Dali Airport is located in the junction of Fengyi Town and Haidong Town, Dali City, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, southeast of China. As a vital airport for travelers, it is about 13 kilometers (about 8 miles) from Dali downtown, 5 kilometers (about 3 miles) from Erhai Lake and 30 kilometers (about 18.5 miles) from Dali Ancient City.
Airport Code: DLU
Brief Introduction: Dali airport has a terminal building of 21,842 square meters (26,122 square yards), a runway of 2,600 meters (2,840 yards), 3 boarding bridges and 10 tarmacs.
Popular Flights: Nowadays, Dali Airport has 6 airlines, operating 28 flight routes bounding for 21 domestic cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Xi’an, Guangzhou, Chongqing...
1. Time for Taking Flights:
→ Arrive at the airport 1-1.5 hours before flight departure
→ Close Time for Check-in: 30 mins. before take-off
→ Close Time for Boarding: 20 mins. before take-off
China Eastern Airlines (MU), Air China (CA), China Southern Airlines (CZ), Tibet Airlines (TV), Capital Airlines (JD), Chongqing Airlines (OQ), Lucky Air (8L)
Dali Airport Flights Schedule
|To / From||Frequency (weekly)||Travel Time|
|Beijing||5 on each day||3H30M|
|Shanghai||2 on each day||3H25M|
|Guangzhou||4 on each day||2H30M|
|Xi'an||1 on each Tue. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat. Sun.||2H25M/2H35M|
|Kunming||4 on each day||1H/1H10M|
|Changsha||3 on each day||2H15M|
|Chengdu||8 on each day||1H30M/1H40M|
|Wuhan||1 on each Mon. Wed. Fri. Sun.||2H30M|
|Nanjing||1 on each Tue. Thurs. Sat.||3H5M|
|Zhengzhou||2 on each day||2H35M|
|Xishuangbanna||2 on each day||1H|
Other flight destinations include Chongqing, Hefei, Guilin, Nanning, Nanchang, Guiyang, Mianyang, and Luzhou.
Dali Airport Transportation
Route: Dali Airport – Airport Road – Dali Railway Station – Meideng Hotel – Cangshan Road - Xingsheng Road - Xingsheng Bridge – Dali Road - South Gate of Dali Ancient City
Airport shuttle bus
From Airport to downtown area: according to the flight schedule
From Dali Ancient City to Airport: 06:30, 07:00, 07:30, 8:00, 08:30, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00
From Meideng Hotel to Airport: 07:00, 07:30, 09:30, 11:00, 15:30
Ticket Fare: CNY 25/ person
Pick-up stand: in front of the airport Arrival Hall
Reference Taxi Fare:
|Dali Ancient City||CNY 60 - 70||40 - 50 minutes|
|Erhai Lake||CNY 25 - 35||20 - 30 minutes|
|Shaxi Ancient Town||CNY 280 - 300||2 hours|
|Cangshan Mountain||CNY 60 - 70||50 - 60 minutes|
|Dali Railway Station||CNY 30 - 40||30 minutes|
1. Upon landing, you can easily find airport shuttle bus that can take you to the South Gate of Dali Ancient City. It costs CNY 25/person.
How to Travel between the Airport and Dali Ancient City
2. Or you can take the taxi from the airport, which takes about 40 - 50 minutes and CNY 60 - 70 to Dali Ancient City.
1. It is suggested to take the shuttle bus at the Dali Airport and get off at the Dali Railway Station, which costs CNY 25/ person.
How to Travel from the Airport to Dali Railway Station
2. Take a taxi to the Dali Railway Station directly if you are in a hurry, which will take 30 minutes and cost CNY 30 - 40.
1. First of all, you can take the shuttle bus to the Dali Railway Station. Then, take bus line 26 and get off at Luzheng Zhidui Bus Stop.
How to Travel from the Airport to Erhai Lake
2. For your convenience, you can take a taxi to Erhai Lake directly. The duration is about 20 - 30 minutes, costing CNY 25 - 35.
In the 2-floor terminal building of Dali airport, there is waiting area, departure area and arrival area. The basic facilities and services are available, such as Lost & Found, Luggage Packing, Luggage Inquiry, VIP lounge, Tourist Service Center, Ticket-booking Counter, Food Stalls, Shops, Nursery Room, Business Center and Smoking Room. When you arrive at the airport, you can find the direction easily by making full use of the detailed English signs at the airport.
Services & Facilities of Dali Airport
- Last updated on Mar. 11, 2022 -