Kunming-Lijiang High Speed Train

At present, there are 3 pairs of Kunming – Lijiang high speed trains operating between Kunming Railway Station / Kunming South Railway Station and Lijiang Railway Station. The journey takes around 3 – 3.5 hours and the ticket fare is CNY 197 – 220 for a second class seat and CNY 314 – 351 for a first seat. The top speed is 200 km/h (124 mph). Lijiang is easily reachable since being one of the World Cultural Heritage Sites of UNESCO and a large number of visitors come to visit all year round. It about 527 kilometers from the provincial capital Kunming. Since the operation of Kunming – Lijiang High-speed railway, the travel time between the two cities is cut from about 7 hours to about 3 hours.

Kunming to Lijiang High Speed Train Schedule

Train No. Departure – Arrival Travel Time Ticket Fare(CNY)
D8782 08:15 – 11:13 2h58m F.C.: 220; S.C.: 351
D8786 15:03 – 18:25 3h22m F.C.: 208; S.C.: 332
D8790 18:17 – 21:52 3h35m F.C.: 197; S.C.: 314

Lijiang to Kunming High Speed Train Schedule

Train No. Departure – Arrival Travel Time Ticket Fare
D8784 08:25 – 11:23 2h58m F.C.: 220; S.C.: 351
D8788 13:05 – 16:41 3h36m F.C.: 197; S.C.: 314
D8792 19:14 – 22:24 3h10m F.C.: 208; S.C.: 332

Please Note: B.C refers to Business Class, F.C to First Class, S.C to Second Class. Business Class is the most expensive class with three leathered chairs that can be declined to flat in a row. First Class is more comfortable and spacious with four chairs in a row. Second Class is the cheapest and the most common one with five chairs in a row.

Kunming Railway Station昆明火车站
Address: Guandu District, Kunming City昆明市官渡区
How to Get it: Take bus, metro or taxi

Kunming South Railway Station昆明南站
Address: Chenggong District, Kunming昆明市呈贡区
How to Get there: Take bus, metro or taxi

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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