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Xi'an to Lijiang Train

There is no through train from Xi’an to Lijiang.

Passenger need a transfer in Kunming South Railway Station or Kunming Railway Station, then can travel from Xi’an to Lijiang by high speed train.

The total travel time on the train is around 14 hours and the total ticket cost is CNY 853.5.

The direct flight from Xi’an to Lijiang is also convenient to you with a flight time about 2.5 hours.

Transfer at Kunming for Trains to Lijiang

Xi’an North to Kunming South to Lijiang High Speed Train

Xi’an North to Kunming South High Speed Train
Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Ticket Fare
(2nd class seat)
G1537 09:45 20:11 10H26M CNY623

Kunming South to Lijiang High Speed Train
Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Ticket Fare
(2nd class seat)
D8773 08:25 11:45 3H20M CNY 230.5
D8777 09:58 13:50 3H52M
D8781 12:04 16:03 3H59M

Since there is no train from Kunming to Lijiang the same day, you need to stay overnight in Kunming and then leave for Lijiang the next day. If you have enough time, you can also stay in Kunming for a few more days to enjoy the scenery here. As a well-known tourist city, Kunming has beautiful scenery and unique folk customs, which is also a good place for vacation and leisure. In Kunming, these must-see attractions, such as the Stone Forest, Dianchi Lake, Green Lake Park and Grand View Park, are so popular with people all over the world. 

Or you can take the normal speed train from Xi’an South to Kunming Railway Station. The high speed train from Kunming to Lijiang is available to you. The schedule goes as follow.

Xi’an South to Kunming Normal Train + Kunming to Lijiang Bullet Train

Xi’an South – Kunming
(Normal Speed Train)
Kunming – Lijiang
(High Speed Train)
Overall Travel Time
(on the train)
Ticket Fare(CNY)
Hard sleeper+
2nd class seat
K691 07:24-08:32 (+1 D) D8796 11:18-14:33 1D4H19M 343+220=563

Note: The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.

Xi’an to Lijiang Flight

There are about three direct flights from Xi’an to Lijiang every day, which take about 2.5 hours for a single ride.

Top Things to Do in Lijiang

a. Visit Scenic Spots

Lijiang Old Town, Ganhaizi, Baishui River and Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.

b. Enjoy Authentic Local Food

Some authentic Naxi cuisine, such as JidouLiangfen (a kind of jelly made from chick pea), Bingfenliangxiao (a tasty and refreshing dessert) and butter tea, are highly recommended.

c. Experience Unique Shopping Enjoyment

The most well-known shopping center of Lijiang is Square Street, the most bustling area of the city. It provides another interesting experience to your trip. Here you can buy some souvenir and gifts for your family and friends.

Lijiang to Xi’an Train

From Lijiang to Xi’an, you need to transfer in Kunming. There are 10 high speed trains from Lijiang to Kunming South with 3.5 hours. And 1 high speed train and 1 normal speed train from Kunming to Xi’an are available to you, taking about 11 hours and 22.5 hours away, respectively. The total cost is CNY 835 and CNY 597.5, respectively.Major Rail Lines from Xi'an to:

Major Rail Line from Lijiang to:
- Last updated on Aug. 18, 2020 -
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