Mǐzhǐ is an easy day trip from Yúlín or you could stop here to/from Yán’ān. Frequent buses (¥22, two hours) run from Yúlín’s main (south) bus station. Ask to get off at Jiulong Bridge (九龙桥; jiǔlóng qiáo), which is a little closer to the palace. Buses to Mǐzhǐ from Yán’ān (¥59.50, 3½ hours, three daily) depart at 1.20pm, 2.20pm and 3.10pm. From Xī'ān there's one direct bus daily at 7am to Mǐzhǐ (¥121.50) from the north bus station (9 Bei'erhuan Xiduan).