Chengdu – Shangrila Flights

Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, located in the west of Sichuan Basin and in the center of Chengdu Plain, serves as the provincial center for politics, economy, culture, and transportation. Known as a “laid-back”city, Chengdu is famed for being the home of cute giant pandas and Sichuan cuisine. Neighbouring Yunnan Province is also a famous tourist destination and Shangrila is a highlight of Yunnan tour. There are two direct flights connecting Chengdu and Shangrila. 

Also, many international airlines operate direct flights to Chengdu. You can take flights to Chengdu from New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Frankfurt, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney and more cities in Asia, Europe, Australia, and America. At the low season, these two flights are separately operated by Tibet Airlines and China Eastern Airlines. It takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes from Chengdu to Shangrila and 1 hour and 20 minutes from Shangrila to Chengdu.

Chengdu to Shangri-La Flight Schedule

Flight Number Airlines Departs(Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport) Arrives(Diqing Shangrila Airport)
TV9839 Tibet Airlines 11:15 12:50
MU9746 China Eastern Airlines 19:00 20:40

Shangri-La to Chengdu Flight Schedule

Flight Number Airlines Departs(Diqing Shangrila Airport) Arrives(Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport)
MU9745 China Eastern Airlines 16:25 17:40
TV9840 Tibet Airlines 15:05 16:25

Please Note:

1.The above schedule is just for your reference as the flights to Shangrila are affected by climate and seasonal change. Please contact us for the detailed airfare and schedule.

2.The altitude increase is from 500 meters to 3459 meters. So prepare some medicine for altitude sickness and keep warm due to the cold climate of Shangrila. More about Shangrila Climate.

Transportation in Yunnan:

Yunnan Travel by Air

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