Dali – Lijiang High Speed Trains

At present, there is a pair of high speed train available between Dali and Lijiang with the duration of about 1.5 hours. The ticket fare is CNY 52 for a second class and CNY 83 for a first class. The top speed is 200 km/h (124 mph). Dali and Lijiang are two hot destinations in Yunnan Province. Dali is a city in southwestern Yunnan of China, on the shores of Erhai Lake. Its history dates back to the Nanzhao Kingdom(8th century). The walled old city, from the Ming dynasty, contains traditional houses and towers from the Bai minority. Beyond the old city stand the Three Pagodas of Chong Sheng Temple, founded in the 9th century. Lijiang, a city in the northwest part of China’s Yunnan province, is inhabited by the Naxi and several other minority groups. Lijiang Ancient Town is compose of cobblestone streets, canals and Central Market Square with shops and restaurants. There are famous Black Dragon Pool and views of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.  

Dali to Lijiang High Speed Train Schedule

Train No. Departure – Arrival Travel Time
D8791 20:31 – 21:52 1h21m

Lijiang to Dali High Speed Train Schedule

Train No. Departure – Arrival Travel Time
D8788 13:05 – 14:33 1h28m

Dali Railway Station大理火车站
Add: No.261, Weishan Road, Dali City, Yunnan Province大理白族自治州大理市巍山路261号
How to Get there: Take Bus No.8 to Dali Railway Station from Dali Ancient Town.

Lijiang Railway Station丽江火车站
Address: Shangji Road, Yulong County, Lijiang City丽江市玉龙县上吉路附近
How to Get there: Take No.4, No.18 and No.16 to Lijiang Ancient Town

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