A. By Bus
First ,you should get to Kunming and then take express bus from Kunming to Jinghong.It takes about 9 hours, because a high way is open, start from April. 2006. Well, maybe you want to take public bus from Laos to Mohan,from Mohan to Mengla, from Mengla to Jinghong.It takes more time. From Dali , Lijiang and Yuanyang, also there is sleeping bus come to Jinghong.
From lvchun to Jinghong takes about 10 hours by day bus.
From Dali to Jinghong takes 14 hours by night bus.
From Lijiang to Jinghong takes 17 hours by night bus.
From Yuanyang to Jianshui takes 3 hours, Jianshui to Jinghong takes 12 hours by night bus.
From Yuanyang to Jiangcheng takes 10 hours, Jiangcheng to Jinghong takes 10 hours.
From LOUANG NAMTHA(in LAOS) to Jinghong directly takes 6-7 hours.
B. By Train
You can not directly reach Jinghong by train, but you can reach Kunming by train from almost any city in China.Since 2012, there is a Jinghong train tickets office sell tickets from Kunming to other main city in China.When you go to buy your train ticket , you should take your passport with you.
If you want to buy train ticket on Internet, try to book your tickets by China Railway Customer Service Center www.12306.cn , but they only accept payment from chinese internet banking. After you booked your tickets successfully, you will get a booking number, you need use this number to exchange real train ticket at train ticket office.
C. By Plane
Only in Big city of China such as Beijing , Shanghai , Chengdu, Dali and Lijiang, there is direct flight to Jinghong.Normally, first you need get to Kunming and then take a plane from Kunming to Jinghong. There is a international flight from Bangkok(in Thailand) pass Jinghong to Kunming, started from Jen.15th of 2010, every Wednesday and Friday.
If you like, we can offer pick up service from Jinghong airport to your hotel.
D. By Boat You can take speed boat from Jinghong or nearest port to Thailand and also can take boat from Thailand or Laos to Jinghong. It takes 9 hours to Chiang Saen port in Thailand. Speed boat to Laos and Thailand