How to Reach Lijiang


  • By Air: Lijiang Sanyi International Airport has flights to several Chinese destinations including Shanghai, Beijing, Kunming, Chengdu, Chongqing, Shenzhen, Xi’an and Guangzhou. Shuttle buses can be taken to reach the city from the airpot.
  • By Train: Two railway stations present in Lijiang have services towards Kunming and Dali on a daily basis.
  • By Bus: Many buses depart from the bus stations in Lijiang towards the important regions of Yunnan province.


  • By Foot: The only way to explore the old town is on foot. So grab some tough walking shoes and set out to visit the beautiful ancient part of Lijiang.
  • By Bus: Buses and Minibuses take you to the other sightseeing places outside the old town.
  • By Bicycle: You can also rent a bicycle and pedal around the city by yourself.
  • By Taxi: Taxis are another feasible option to get around the city.
Route Distance Time
Bangkok to Lijiang 264.37 km 4 hours 24 mins
Kunming to Lijiang 298.43 km 4 hours 58 mins
Bukit mertajam to Lijiang 426.45 km 7 hours 6 mins
Chengdu to Lijiang 442.32 km 7 hours 22 mins
Kuala lumpur to Lijiang 522.78 km 8 hours 42 mins
Hanoi to Lijiang 645 km 10 hours 45 mins
Singapore to Lijiang 705.61 km 11 hours 45 mins
Chongqing to Lijiang 711.43 km 11 hours 51 mins
Jakarta to Lijiang 1103.7 km 18 hours 23 mins
Kuching to Lijiang 1326.16 km 22 hours 6 mins