Dali Transportation

Dali Transportation

By Chris QuanUpdated May. 17, 2021


Dali Airport is 13 kilometers to the east of Dali City .

At present, there are only flights to Kunming and Xishuangbanna.


You can take Bus No.7 from Xiaguan to Dali Airport. Plane tickets are available in some hotels and travel agencies in Jianshe Road of Xiaguan.


Guangtong-Dali Railway is connected with Chengdu-Kunming Railway at Guangtong Railway Station.


City Transportation

There are eleven buses altogether in the city proper of Dali. The transportation is very convenient.


It is very convenient for tourists to get to all scenic spots from Xiaguan by taxi.


If you just want to wander around the Ancient City of Dali, it is a good choice to rent a bicycle.


If you want to visit Erhai Lake, it is ideal to go by yacht on the Erhai Dock to the north of Xiaguan.



From the bus stop near the west gate in Dali there are daily buses to Zhongdian and express buses to Kunming . Express buses to Lijiang and minibuses also leave from here.

A bus leaves for Shaping every Monday morning for the market.


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