How to Travel to Tiger Leaping Gorge from Kunming

Stay in Kunming but dream about Tiger Leaping Gorge? So want to know How to Get to Tiger Leaping Gorge from Kunming? Ok, there are several ways to get from Kunming to Tiger Leaping Gorge while most of them will lead you to Lijiang first and then transfer to Tiger Leaping Gorge. Here below are the details.

1.Kunming Tiger Leaping Gorge Flight

Take the plane from Kunming Changshui Airport to Lijiang Sanyi Airport with 21 flights flying from 07:45 am to night 21:10 pm. The journey is around 1 hour and the airways serving include Lucky Air, Sichuan Airlines, Ruili Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, etc. 

After arrival, you can rent a car directly heading to Tiger Leaping Gorge or transfer to Lijiang Passenger Station to take the bus to Tiger Leaping Gorge. The buses moving to Tiger Leaping Gorge(upper section) depart at 08:00 am and 08:30 am which will take about 2 hours. 

Flight Information (for reference only):

Airways

Flight Number

Departure Time

Arrival Time

Lucky Air(祥鹏航空)

8L9507

07:45

08:50

Lucky Air(祥鹏航空)

8L9801

07:00

08:00

Sichuan Airlines(四川航空)

3U8817

07:30

08:35

Ruili Airlines(瑞丽航空)

DR6523

17:25

18:35

China Eastern Airlines(中国东方航空)

MU5921

07:10

08:15

China Eastern Airlines(中国东方航空)

MU5925

07:25

08:30

Lucky Air(祥鹏航空)

8L9803

16:35

17:40

China Southern Airlines(中国南方航空)

CZ3451

17:20

18:25

China Southern Airlines(中国南方航空)

CZ3487

16:15

17:20

Kunming Airlines(昆明航空)

KY8269

19:25

20:25

Shenzhen Airlines(深圳航空)

ZH9561

12:45

13:50

China Eastern Airlines(中国东方航空)

MU5919

19:10

20:15

Beijing Capital Airlines (首都航空)

JD5166

13:55

15:05

China Eastern Airlines(中国东方航空)

MU5714

13:10

14:10

China Eastern Airlines(中国东方航空)

MU5736

21:10

22:15

China Southern Airlines(中国南方航空)

CZ9955

07:30

08:35

Sichuan Airlines(四川航空)

3U3073

16:15

17:20

China Eastern Airlines(中国东方航空)

MU4701

16:15

17:20

China Eastern Airlines(中国东方航空)

MU4689

17:20

18:25

Air China(中国国航)

CA3861

12:45

13:50

Air China(中国国航)

CA5769

19:25

20:25

Shenzhen Airlines(深圳航空)

ZH3169

19:25

20:25

Kunming Airlines(昆明航空)

KY9561

12:45

13:50

2.Kunming Tiger Leaping Gorge Train

At present(2018.8), there are 5 night trains running from Kunming Railway Station to Lijiang Railway Station and the timetable is 20:25, 21:00, 21:32, 22:00, 23:25. It will take about 9 hours. In the near future, the bullet train from Kunming to Lijiang will be available and we’ll update.

Then transfer to Lijiang Passenger Station to take the bus to Tiger Leaping Gorge or rent a car to.

Train Information(for reference only):

Train Number

Departure Time

Arrival Time

K9686

20:25

05:52(next day)

K9602

21:00

06:10(next day)

K9606

21:32

06:32(next day)

K9616

22:00

06:52(next day)

K9692

23:25

09:28(next day)

3.Kunming Tiger Leaping Gorge Bus

At Kunming Western Passenger Station, there are several long-distance buses running to Lijiang Passenger Station and then you can take the bus to Tiger Leaping Gorge or rent a car to.

Bus Information(for reference only):

Departure Station

Arrival Station

Departure Time

Duration

Kunming Western Passenger Station(昆明西部客运站)

Lijiang Passenger Station(丽江客运站)

09:30

6.5 hours

Kunming Western Passenger Station(昆明西部客运站)

Lijiang Passenger Station(丽江客运站)

11:20

6 hours

Kunming Railway Station(昆明火车站)

Lijiang Shuhe Ancient Town(scenic area)

13:00

5 hours

Kunming Western Passenger Station(昆明西部客运站)

Lijiang Passenger Station(丽江客运站)

13:50

6 hours

Kunming Western Passenger Station(昆明西部客运站)

Lijiang Passenger Station(丽江客运站)

21:00

12 hours

Kunming Western Passenger Station(昆明西部客运站)

Lijiang Passenger Station(丽江客运站)

23:50

10 hours

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