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Dali Transportation

Dali has a well-developed traffic network, including airport, railway station, express ways as well as four deluxe pleasure ships on the Erhai Lake.

Air

Dali Airport is located in the northeast corner of Xiaguan Town and southeast of Erhai Lake. It is 15 kilometers from the city proper. It has flights to Xishuangbanna, Kunming, Wuhan and Tianjin. A shuttle bus is available.

Train

Dali Railway Station is situated in the Dali Economic and Technological Development Zone. It has a large number of trains to most of the major places of Yunnan Province and other cities in the country.

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There are four deluxe pleasure ships, Dayun, Cangshan, Dujuan, and Haixing, on Erhai Lake. You can embark at Xiaguan Pier and reach many tourist attractions, such as Erhai Park, Mirror Pavilion, Xiaopu Tuo, Jiangwei, and Butterfly Spring Pool.

Taxi

Taxi fare is RMB10 and RMB1.5 added per kilo.

Bicycle

Bicycles are available on the Foreigner's Street, and generally cost RMB10-30 to rent for a day with RMB200-300 as a deposit.