Dali Railway Station Guides

Opened in 1999, Dali Railway Station (Chinese name 大理站, Dali Zhan) is located 3km south of Dali downtown, and 18km southeast of Dali Ancient City. In the past, this station mainly served traditional trains. On July 01 2018, Dali Railway Station began to serve bullet trains. In Jan 2019, the station's renovation was finished. New facilities are included 2 elevators, 4 lifts and E-ticket check-in Kiosks . Dali railway station covers 3,400 square metre, and has 3 platforms, 10 railway tracks. Dali Railway Station is mainly serving 25 high-speed trains and bullet trains, including dali - Chuxiong - Dali - Lijiang intercity rail, Guangzhou to Dali, Guilin to Dali, Guiyang to Dali and Nanning to Dali high-speed trains.

Dali Railway Station, Dali train station

Dali Railway Station has 3 floors. The entrance, exits and ticket offices are on 1F. Departures hall (Waiting rooms) are on 2F and 3F. The platforms are on 2F

3F Level Bullet train's Waiting Rooms, Business Loungae, Platforms
2F Level Waiting Room, Platforms
1F Level Entrance, Security Check, Ticket office, Arrivals, Exits, Pick-up and Drop-off area, Parking lots, bus station

Map and Location

Address: 261 Weishan Road, Xiaguan Town, Dali, Yunan Province, China

Map of Dali Railway station, Dali Train Station Map

Public Transportation

The public transports are included city bus and taxi. Taxi is mostly recommended. How to get to Dali Railway Station?

Taxi

Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also the most expensive way to get to or leave Dali Railway Station.

Taxi drop-off and pick-up area: the exits gate on 1F

The one way fare from Dali Railway Station to Dali Ancient city is around RMB55, around 35 minutes.

Taxi Fee Standard

Day(6:00~22:00) Night (22:00~6:00)
0~3 km RMB8 RMB10
2km - 10km RMB1.8 per km RMB2.2 per km
Above 10km RMB2.7 per km RMB3.3 per km

Taxi to Dali Railway station, Taxi at Dali Train Station

Bus

There are 9 bus routes to or pass Dali Railway Station, including Bus line 8 from Dali Railway Station to Dali Ancient City, Airport bus from Dali Railway Station to Dali Airport. The bus station is A district on east parking lots. The bus ticket fare is RMB3 - RMB10.

Bus at Dali Railway station, Bus routes at Dali Train Station

How to travel to Dali Ancient City

Dali Ancient City is located 18km northeast of Dali Railway Station. How to travel to Dali airport? Please click on here for details.

Dali Railway station,  Dali Train Station to Dali Ancient City

How to get to Dali Airport(DLU)

Dali Airport(DLU) is located 15.5km northeast of Dali Railway Station. How to get to Dali airport? Please click on here for details.

Dali Railway station,  Dali Train Station to Dali  airport(DLU)

Departures

Step 1: Get to Dali Railway Station by Taxi, bus or Car.

Step 2: At entrance, go through Security Check and real-name ID check to enter departure Hall by showing passport.

Step 3: Take the elevators or lifts to Waiting Room. Find the Boarding Gate (Ticket Check Gate). The gate No. will be in the confirmation email we send to you.

Step 4: Have a seat near the gate to wait for check-in and boarding. The boarding gate will be opened 20 - 15 minutes prior to the departure time.

Step 5: Ticket check. Please show your passport and confirmation No. to station staff to check in. The boarding gate will be closed 5 minutes before the train departs

Step 6: Find the platform of your train.

Step 7: Board the train and find your seats. How to find your seats?

Departures at Dali Railway station, Dali Train Station

Elevator at Dali Railway station, Dali Train Station

Ticket check, Check in at Dali Railway station, Dali Train Station

Ticket offices

The offices are on 1F

Do you need to collect train tickets?

Since Dec 2019, the electronic tickets have been available on most high-speed and bullet train routes from or to Dali Railway Station.

It means international travellers can show their passports, likes Chinese ID to check in and board the train directly, and don't need to collect the printed tickets at ticket office.

How to check in the train by E-ticket? Please click on here to get Guides.

If you still need to pick up printed tickets, please click on here to get Guides.

Arrivals

Step 1: After get off your train, follow direction signs to exits. And please show your passport and confirmation No.(or printed ticket) to station staff to check out.

Step 2: Leave Dali Railway Station by bus, taxi or car. Taxi is mostly recommended.

Arrivals at Dali Railway station, Dali Train Station

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