Shanghai to Yunnan

Shanghai to Yunnan

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Shanghai to Yunnan Schedule

Shanghai to Yunnan Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ367707:40 - 11:05$ 363.32
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ861708:45 - 12:20$ 363.32
China Railway First Class Seat 11:11 - 23:02€ 219.97
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU580413:00 - 16:00¥ 7,184
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU521914:35 - 18:20€ 103.54
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU580817:00 - 20:15¥ 3,592
China Railway Standing 19:33 - 08:13¥ 364
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU581220:10 - 00:05¥ 3,611
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU580622:05 - 01:10¥ 3,592

Transportation from Shanghai to Yunnan

How to get from Shanghai to Yunnan

When you want to get from Shanghai to Yunnan, 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 USD 1,210.09. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 51.11.

How far is Shanghai from Yunnan?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Shanghai to Yunnan. Your trip will be a total of 1222 miles (1965 km). The flying distance is 1586 miles (2551 km).

How long does it take to get from Shanghai to Yunnan?

The travel time from Shanghai to Yunnan can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 40 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Shanghai to Yunnan?

The cost of the trip from Shanghai to Yunnan varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is China Railway (中国铁路): travelling by train expect to pay as low as USD 51.11 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 USD 1,210.09.

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

  • Train tickets - USD 51.04 to USD 422.51;
  • Plane tickets - USD 421.94 to USD 1,210.16;

How many trips per day are there between Shanghai and Yunnan?

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

  • Flights from Shanghai to Yunnan depart during the day - there are approximately 11 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 7 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Shanghai 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 USD 421.94.

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 Shanghai to Yunnan

Air China, China Eastern 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 Shanghai to Yunnan

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Shanghai to Yunnan? 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 enjoyed a train ride.