New highway makes travel from Dali to Shaxi just 90 minutes
From Dali to Shaxi – transfers to Shaxi Old Theatre Inn
Traveling the new highway from Dali to Shaxi is a pleasure, with no traffic and average speeds of 120km/hr. It’s a toll road but the cost is covered by the transfer price to Old Theatre Inn. On this new road, Shaxi is the perfect stopover on the way from either Lijiang or from Dali to Shaxi. By private sedan from Lijiang airport to Shaxi Old Theatre Inn, the price is RMB ¥620 and from Lijiang airport is ¥560. By van from Lijiang airport is ¥850, from Lijiang Old Town by van is ¥750.
From Dali Old Town pickup and transfer to Old Theatre Inn, the price for a private sedan is ¥620 and from the Dali airport is ¥710. By van from Dali airport the price is ¥900 and from Dali Old Town by van is ¥795.
Prices for transfers on the booking page are in USD equivalent and can be found under Add-Ons in room booking Checkout.
From Jianchuan to Shaxi Old Theatre Inn
We can arrange a one-way transfer from Jianchuan for RMB ¥150 by private sedan, or by van for ¥250. However the easiest way to get to Shaxi from Jianchuan is by minibus, which leave every 20 minutes or so from the main passenger station in Jianchuan.
Accommodation From Dali to Shaxi
On the same highway, Dali is a slightly longer ride to Shaxi than from Lijiang and slightly more expensive. We offer door-to-door pickup anywhere in Dali including from Xizhou hotels, such as the Linden Centre or Sky Valley Lodge. We recommend calling Old Theatre Inn at least 24 hours in advance for reservations at +86 (872) 4722-296 or emailing us to book a car or van.
Lijiang-Dali by Train
Currently there is no stop close to Shaxi on the Lijiang-Dali train, so it makes a direct trip every day. You can find the Kunming-Dali-Lijiang-train schedule here.