From Guilin to Kunming by Trains

Instant Refundable Recommended
GLZ Guilin, Hunan
8h 9m ride in train #D3935, Second Class Seat
KMM Kunming, Yunnan

From Guilin Airport to Kunming by Flights

Instant Recommended Fastest
KWL Guilin Airport, Guangxi
1h 35m flight #MU5826 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
Instant Recommended Fastest
KWL Guilin Airport, Guangxi
1h 35m flight #MU3088 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
Instant Fastest
KWL Guilin Airport, Guangxi
1h 35m flight #CZ3247 with China Southern Airlines in Economy
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
KWL Guilin Airport, Guangxi
1h 45m flight #MU5339 with China Eastern Airlines in Economy
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan

Transport types between Guilin and Kunming

Guilin to Kunming Schedule

Guilin to Kunming Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Railway Second Class Seat 07:05 - 15:14¥ 1,026
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU582612:00 - 13:35¥ 1,550
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ324716:05 - 17:40¥ 1,621
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU533922:45 - 00:30¥ 1,550

Popular Routes in China

How to get from Guilin to Kunming

When you want to get from Guilin 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 Train 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 1,621. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as CNY 1,026.

How far is Guilin from Kunming?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Guilin to Kunming. Your trip will be a total of 602 miles (968 km). The flying distance is 524 miles (843 km).

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

The travel time from Guilin to Kunming can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 9 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Guilin to Kunming varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is China Railway: travelling by train expect to pay as low as CNY 1,026 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 1,621.

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

  • Train tickets - CNY 1,026 to CNY 1,026;
  • Plane tickets - CNY 1,549 to CNY 1,621;

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

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

  • Flights from Hunan to Yunnan depart during the day - there are approximately 4 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?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Hunan to Yunnan. 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 1,549.

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 Hunan to Yunnan
China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines


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 Guilin to Kunming

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Guilin 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:

  • 1000 users took a plane.