How to Get to Mangshi City from Dali City

Located in the west of Yunnan and the southeast of Dehong prefecture, Mangshi(芒市) is the capital of Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture in Yunnan. It is more than 300 kilometers from Dali City. There are Dehong Mangshi Airport and bus stations in Mangshi, transportation is convenient.

How to Get to Mangshi City from Dali City

There is no railway station in Mangshi, you have two ways to get to Mangshi, long-distance bus and airplane. 

1. Long-distance Bus

Dali City has two main bus stations connecting Mangshi of Dehong Prefecture: Dali Ancient City Passenger Coach Station(大理古城客运站) and Dali Express Bus Station. Tourists can take the long-distance bus from Dali and the journey will take about 5 hours, costs 142 yuan.

Bus Timetable

Departs Arrives Duration
10:00, 11:30, 13:00 Dali Express Bus Station 4h50m
10:30 Dali Ancient City Passenger Coach Station 5h15m

a. Dali Express Bus Station大理快速汽车客运站

Address: No.1, Huancheng South Road, Dali City, Dali大理白族自治州大理市环城南路1号

Tel: 0872-2128922

b. Dali Ancient City Passenger Coach Station大理古城旅游汽车客运站

Address: In the Middle of Shuanghe Road, South Gate of Dali Ancient Town, Dali City, Dali大理白族自治州大理市大理古城南门双鹤路中段

Tel: 0872-3186111

Tips: The price and time are for reference only, specific with actual condition. More prices and departure time, you can ask for details at bus station.

2. By Air

Dali Airport and Dehong Mangshi Airport are two important airports in Yunnan Province. There are no direct flights from Dali to Mangshi, you are supposed to transfer in Kunming or Chongqing, which takes more time and spend more money. Therefore, if you want to take plane, going to Lijiang first and taking the direct flight from Lijiang to Mangshi is recommended. The transportation from Dali to lijiang is very convenient, there are special lines from Dali City to Lijiang Sanyi Airport.

In Lijiang, you can enjoy the charm of Lijiang Ancient Town, Naxi Custom and Tiger Leaping Gorge

More Information About Lijiang Travel Guide.

Travel Line Bus Schedule From Dali to Lijiang Sanyi Airport

Departs Route Duration
9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00, 16:30, 17:00, 17:30, 18:00, 18:30 Dali Ancient Town-Lijiang Sanyi Airport 2h30m
9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00 Xizhou Ancient Town-Lijiang Sanyi Airport


Lijiang-Mangshi Airline Timetable

Flight Number Airlines Departs Arrives
DR6536 Ruili Airline 00:55 01:50
TV6041 Tibet Airlines 10:35 11:35
ZH3911 Shenzhen Airlines 10:35 11:35

a. Lijiang Sanyi Airport丽江三义机场

Address: Lida Highway, Qihe Town, Gucheng District, Lijiang丽江市古城区七河镇丽大公路旁

Tel: 0888-5173081

b. Dehong Mangshi Airport德宏芒市机场

Address: National Road 320, Fengping Town, Mangshi City, Dehong Prefecture德宏傣族景颇族自治州芒市风平镇320国道旁

Tel: 0692-2934609

It costs more to travel by flight than by long-distance bus.

Dali City is one of the top destinations in China, it is famous for its Dali Ancient Town, Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake. More Information About Dali City Travel Guide.