Dali City-Ruili City Transportation

Ruili, located in the west of Yunnan Province, belongs to Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture. Ruili(瑞丽) is the largest inland port in southwest China, an important jewelry distribution center and one of the first excellent tourist cities in China. Ruili is also one of China’s 17 international land port cities and the first stop for the Burma-China oil and gas pipeline to enter China. Ruili City is 752 kilometers from Kunming, 103 kilometers from Mangshi City.

How to Get to Ruili City from Dali City

With a distance of about 440 kilometers, Tourists can go from Dali City to Ruili City by long-distance bus and by tour bus.

1. Long-distance Bus

There is a main bus station in Ruili City connecting with the main cities in Yunnan Province: Ruili Bus Terminal. Tourists can take the long-distance bus from Dali Express Bus Station and Dali Bus Station, the journey will take about 5-9.5 hours.

Dali City-Ruili City Bus Timetable

Departs Departure Station Duration Price
08:30 Dali Bus Station 9h30m 123 CNY(Yutong)
20:30 Dali Bus Station 9h30m 138 CNY(Intermediate bus )
20:30 Dali Bus Station 9h30m 187 CNY(High Level bus)
8:30, 13:40, 15:00, 19:00 Dali Express Bus Station 5h30m 171 CNY

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 terminals.

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 Bus Station大理汽车客运站
Address: No.372, Weishan Road, Dali City, Dali Prefecture大理白族自治州大理市巍山路372号

c. Ruili Bus Terminal瑞丽综合客运枢纽站
Address: Ruizhang Road, Ruili City, Dehong Prefecture德宏傣族景颇族自治州瑞丽市瑞章路
Tel: 0692-4142869

There are famous Jiegao Border and colorful Jingpo Culture in Ruili City.

Check More Information About Ruili City Travel Guide.
4 Days Jingpo Ethnic Minority’s Munao Zongge Festival Tour
10 Days West Yunnan Birding Tour with Gaoli Gongshan Mountain, Tongbiguan Nature Reserve and Ruili Tropical Forest
12 Days China Self-Driving Tour from Mohan Border to Ruili Border

2. By Tour Bus

There are tour buses from Dali Railway Station to Ruili Qiutian Hotel.

Ruili Qiutian Hotel瑞丽秋田大酒店
Address: No.31-1, Ruihong Road, Ruili City, Dehong Prefecture德宏傣族景颇族自治州瑞丽市瑞宏路31-1号
Tel: 0692-6630888/0692-4158058
Starting Price: 176 CNY

Dali Railway Station-Qiutian Hotel

Departure Time: 10:00, 14:00, 19:00
Price: 288 CNY
Distance: 405 kilometers
Consume Time: About 5 hours
Vehicle Type: Buick GL8

3. By Chartered Bus

In Yunnan, you can see many chartered buses and minibuses outside the scenic spots, railway station, airport and bus station. Because there are a lot of people in these places. Like taxi, chartered bus and minibus are more convenient and flexible. Accordingly, you will spend more money.

4. By Train

Darui Railway(Dali大理-Baoshan保山-Ruili瑞丽) is under construction. In the near future, going to Ruili by railway will be available.

Transportation in Yunnan:

Yunnan Travel by Air

Rail Transport in Yunnan

Roads in Yunnan