Sleeping in Airports

Lijiang Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Lijiang Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

LJG Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Lijiang Airport.

What to Expect

lijiang airport guideLijiang Airport (code: LJG) has two terminals, domestic and international, that are connected on the landside. There are eateries and shops, but we are unable to confirm any details. WiFi is available in the airport lounges, which economy class passengers can pay to enter. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Where to Sleep

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, a hotel is located adjacent to the airport. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

airport hotelsAirport Hotels

If sleeping in Lijiang Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Guangdu Airport Hotel Lijiang – Located adjacent to the airport. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Lijiang Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

airport loungeAirport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Best Business VIP Lounge – Location: Domestic Terminal, Airside, Departure Hall A. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.
  • Golden Century Lounge – Location: Domestic Terminal, Airside, near Gates 1-3. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.
  • First Class Lounge – Location: multiple locations in the Domestic Terminal. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.
  • International Lounge – Location: multiple locations in the International Terminal. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

WiFI is available at Lijiang Airport inside the lounges, but a Chinese mobile number is required. [ see Airport Lounges above ] At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal.

airport infoMore Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – Available near the main entrance.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

airport hoursAirport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. If you know the airport hours, please click here to update this airport guide.


Lijiang airport is served by the following airlines: Air China • Beijing Capital • Chengdu Airlines • China Eastern • China International • China Southern • Shanghai Lucky Airlines • Shenzhen Airlines • Sichuan Airlines • Tibet Airlines • Xiamen Airlines • Xiangpeng Airlines • Zhejiang Changlong Airlines.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Shuttle Buses

LJG airport is served by a dedicated airport to downtown shuttle bus. The bus is available at the airport for all arriving flights. For your return to the airport, the bus leaves from the Lantian Hotel every 30 minutes between 6:30AM and 10:00PM. A ticket costs CNY 20 and the trip takes about 40-45 minutes.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2019-05-08

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.