Driving in Yunnan. https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan Driving in Yunnan. - GoKunming Forum Wed, 03 Jun 2020 07:56:01 +0800 Driving in Yunnan. - Post by Danmairen https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan?page=2#post-18605 Expats with cars: I was wondering how the road toll system works here in Yunnan and if it's actually is worth taking your car on a trip to Lijiang or Tengchong instead of cheap air… Wed, 27 Jul 2011 19:10:27 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan?page=2#post-18605 Driving in Yunnan. - Post by Yuantongsi https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18606 I have done the trip to Dali and furthur south a few times,,but a few years in the past and cant remember the tolls (claimed them anyway so didn't pay much attention), but my advice… Wed, 27 Jul 2011 19:38:55 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18606 Driving in Yunnan. - Post by Danmairen https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18619 Thx, do you know how to pay? Do you get a card at one end and pay at the other, or do you have to keep cash ready before you even enter a toll stretch?… Thu, 28 Jul 2011 01:51:54 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18619 Driving in Yunnan. - Post by Hammerhead https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18621 You get a card when you enter the toll-way and pay when you exit according to how far you've gone. From Kunming to Dali is around 130RMB. The highways are great, and you can go… Thu, 28 Jul 2011 08:28:15 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18621 Driving in Yunnan. - Post by Yuantongsi https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18623 One other small point is to watch your speed and keep an eye out for tempory speed zones as cops love to wait for you there.… Thu, 28 Jul 2011 10:10:45 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18623 Driving in Yunnan. - Post by fogdear https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18624 i've made the baoshan trip. it really depends on how many are travelling with you to determine which is more cost effective. to fill up my car I'm looking at more than 400. then the… Thu, 28 Jul 2011 10:46:01 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18624 Driving in Yunnan. - Post by John Xie https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18633 for a car consume 6.4 L/100km. feul cost is around 0.5kuai/km. toll around o.42 kuai/km. to Banna total cost of fuel and toll is around 540 kuai.… Thu, 28 Jul 2011 14:18:30 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18633 Driving in Yunnan. - Post by Yuanyangren https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18646 Speed limit on Chinese expressways is 120km/h, not 130, however, you will probably be able to get away with driving slightly above the speed limit (about 10% more should be OK).

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Driving in Yunnan. - Post by Yuanyangren https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18647 Accident scenes can cause incredible delays and frustrations, however, they are most common on small, narrow 2-way roads rather than expressways where I have yet to see any large scale accidents. On expressways, you can… Thu, 28 Jul 2011 17:13:45 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-18647 Driving in Yunnan. - Post by Yuanyangren https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-21073 Tolls are expensive in Yunnan and China in general - the trip from Kunming to Dali is 129 Yuan each way, so 258 round-trip, more of course for trips to Baoshan and Mangshi, the city… Wed, 12 Oct 2011 19:28:56 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/4627/driving-in-yunnan#post-21073