Chengdu to Kunming

Chengdu to Kunming

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Instant Refundable
17:22
Shuangliu Airport, Chengdu
5h 50m ride in train #G2827
23:12
Kunming South, Yunnan
Instant Refundable
09:45
Chengdu East
6h 26m ride in train #G2885
16:11
Kunming South, Yunnan
Instant Fastest
11:05
CTU Chengdu Airport
1h 40m flight #8L9948 with Lucky Air in Economy
12:45
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan

From Chengdu East to Kunming by train

Instant Refundable
09:45
Chengdu East
6h 26m ride in train #G2885
16:11
Kunming South, Yunnan

From Shuangliu Airport to Kunming by train

Instant Refundable
17:22
Shuangliu Airport, Chengdu
5h 50m ride in train #G2827
23:12
Kunming South, Yunnan

From Chengdu Airport to Kunming by flight

Instant Fastest
11:05
CTU Chengdu Airport
1h 40m flight #8L9948 with Lucky Air in Economy
12:45
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan

Chengdu to Kunming Schedule

Chengdu to Kunming Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Lucky Air Economy #8L994600:05 - 01:40¥ 403
China Railway First Class seat 07:35 - 13:23¥ 583
China Railway First Class seat 08:00 - 13:43¥ 919
Air China Economy #CA441310:25 - 12:00¥ 678
China Railway First Class seat 13:45 - 19:06¥ 570
China Railway First Class seat 15:04 - 21:56¥ 913
China Railway First Class seat 16:09 - 22:46¥ 576
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU584218:40 - 20:15¥ 626
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU585020:00 - 21:35¥ 547
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ933123:15 - 00:45¥ 861
Sichuan Airlines Economy #3U866723:15 - 00:45¥ 447
Tibet Airlines Economy #TV982523:00 - 00:40¥ 492

Transportation from Chengdu to Kunming

How to get from Chengdu to Kunming

When you want to get from Chengdu to Kunming, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about CNY 2,616. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as CNY 283.

How far is Chengdu from Kunming?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Chengdu to Kunming. Your trip will be a total of 500 miles (804 km). The flying distance is 385 miles (618 km).

How long does it take to get from Chengdu to Kunming?

The travel time from Chengdu to Kunming can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 27 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Chengdu to Kunming?

The cost of the trip from Chengdu to Kunming varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Lucky Air: travelling by flight expect to pay as low as CNY 283 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as CNY 2,616.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Chengdu to Kunming:

  • Plane tickets - CNY 281 to CNY 2,616;
  • Train tickets - CNY 547 to CNY 922;

How many trips per day are there between Chengdu and Kunming?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Chengdu to Kunming depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Chengdu to Kunming. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is CNY 281.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Chengdu to Kunming
Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, China west air, Kunming Airlines, Lucky Air, Ruili Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Tibet Airlines, United Eagle Airlines

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Chengdu to Kunming

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Chengdu to Kunming? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users took a plane.