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Guangzhou-Kunming Trains

Guangzhou-Kunming Trains

Written by AppleUpdated Aug. 5, 2021

The Guangzhou–Kunming train route is very popular with our customers who want to travel to Dali and Lijiang. Some customers like taking trains on this route to transfer from Kunming to Vietnam or Laos.

Guangzhou–Kunming High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 1,370 kilometers (851 miles)
  • Terminals: Guangzhou South Railway Station, Kunming South Railway Station
  • Duration: 6½–8½ hours
  • Main stops: Guangzhou, Nanning, Kunming

Guangzhou to Kunming High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 9, 2020)

 
Train Number Departure Arrival Duration

D3802  

06:52

15:22

8 h 30 min

D3842

11:26

19:40

8 h 14 min

G2936

14:48

21:46

6 h 58 min

G2922

16:07

22:42

6 h 35 min

  • Please note: The trains listed above are only some of the ones in operation. The timetable is just for your reference.
  • If you want up-to-date schedules, you can use the search tool at the top of this page or search via our China Highlights train ticket service.

Kunming to Guangzhou High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 9, 2020)

 
Train Number Departure Arrival Duration

G2938  

07:30

14:24

6 h 54 min

D3828

11:00

18:46

7 h 46 min

D3856

14:12

22:26

8 h 14 min

G2928

15:23

21:55

6 h 32 min

Guangzhou to Kunming High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class Superior Class First Class Second Class

¥1,642 ($235)

¥986.5 ($142)

¥876 ($126)

¥537.5 ($77)

Guangzhou–Kunming Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Guangzhou Railway Station, Kunming Railway Station
  • Duration: 25–28½ hours
  • Main stops: Guangzhou, Nanning, Kunming

Guangzhou to Kunming Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 9, 2020)

 
Train Number Departure Arrival Duration

K231 

05:30

10:07 + 1 day

28 h 37 min

K365

09:53

11:08 + 1 day

25 h 15 min

K1205

16:42

20:43 + 1 day

28 h 1 min

  • Please note: The trains listed above are only some of the ones in operation. The timetable is just for your reference.
  • If you want up-to-date schedules, you can use the search tool at the top of this page or search via our China Highlights train ticket service.

Kunming to Guangzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 9, 2020)

 
Train Number Departure Arrival Duration

K366

07:50

08:53 + 1 day

25 h 3 min

K1206

08:53

11:41 + 1 day

26 h 48 min

K232

16:52

19:49 + 1 day

26 h 57 min

Guangzhou to Kunming Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat

¥573 ($82)

¥363 ($52)

¥192 ($28)

Train or Airplane - Which Is Better?                                         

 
  High-Speed Train Normal-Speed Train Airplane

Ticket Price

US$77 for second class
US$126 for first class

US$52 for a hard sleeper
US$82 for a soft sleeper

US$143–250 for economy class

Duration

6½–8½  hours

25–28½ hours

2½ hours

Punctuality

Punctual

Occasional delays

Occasional delays

Seat Space

More legroom than on an airplane

Spacious

Cramped

Pros

1. Reasonable ticket prices
2. High-speed trains are fast and punctual
3. You can walk around on the train to stretch your legs
4. Enjoy the views from the windows on the way

1. Reasonable ticket prices
2. Save a night's accommodation bill
3. Save more time in the day for sightseeing
4. It is more comfortable and interesting to take a sleeper train

1. The fastest mode of transportation between Guangzhou and Kunming
2. Airfares can be competitive when there are discounts

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