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Hong Kong - Kunming High-Speed Train

Hong Kong - Kunming High-Speed Train

Written by FabioUpdated Sep. 28, 2023

Along with the opening of the much-anticipated Guangzhou – Shenzhen – Hong Kong High-Speed Railway, the bullet train between Hong Kong and Kunming also began operating. This daily train runs from Hong Kong's West Kowloon Station to Kunming South Station, and vice versa, with the travel time of 8.5 hours. This train also stops at popular tourist cities of Guilin and Guiyang.

Hong Kong to Kunming High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 4th, 2023)

G408: West Kowloon Station "西九龙站" to Kunming South Station "昆明南站"
Station Name Arrival Time Departure Time
Hong Kong West Kowloon   12:05
Shenzhen North 12:23 12:27
Humen 12:44 12:46
Guangzhou South 13:03 13:08
Guilin West 16:05 16:08
Guiyang North 18:40 18:45
Kunming South 20:50  

Check the up-to-date Hong Kong to Kunming high-speed train schedules.

Kunming to Hong Kong High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 4th, 2023)

G410: Kunming South Station "昆明南站" to West Kowloon Station "西九龙站"
Station Name Arrival Time Departure Time
Kunming South   08:13
Guiyang North 10:14 10:19
Guilin West 12:50 12:54
Guangzhou South 15:55 16:01
Shenzhen North 16:30 16:35
Hong Kong West Kowloon 16:53  

Kunming to Hong Kong up-to-date high-speed train schedules.

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Hong Kong – Kunming High-Speed Train Seat Classes and Ticket Fares

Seat Classes

Hong Kong to Kunming high-speed trains have three classes of seats: business class, first class and second class:

  • Second class has 5 chairs (3+2) in a row. It is the most common class on a high-speed train and ticket fare is the cheapest.
  • First class has four chairs in a row. It is more spacious and comfortable than second class.
  • Business class is the most luxurious class in a high-speed train, with the most expensive price. There are three leathered chairs in a row, which can be declined to a flat position.

Also read which class to choose on a high-speed train.

Ticket Prices

Business First Class Second Class
US$318 (CNY2188) US$170 (CNY1167) US$105 (CNY717)


1. For such a long distance, the quickest way of traveling between Hong Kong and Kunming is by air. Sometimes the price of a discounted air ticket is even cheaper than the train ticket.

Kunming to Hong Kong high-speed train, China trainsKunming to Hong Kong high-speed train

2. If the direct train from Hong Kong to Kunming doesn't meet your itinerary, you can make a transfer at Guangzhou. There are plenty high-speed trains running between Hong Kong and Guangzhou, Guangzhou and Kunming. High-speed trains are served at Guangzhou South Railway Station, which has specified transfer channels and allow passengers take the connect train without going out the station and going in again.

3. High-speed trains from Kunming to Dali and Lijiang depart from Kunming Railway Station. It is a different train station from Kunming South, the high-speed train station from Hong Kong to Kunming.

4. Customs inspections are needed at Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station. Exit and entry formalities will be done on the same floor. Please be aware to complete the Arrival/Departure Cards before you go to the officer. If you fail to obtain and complete these cards, you would be sent back to collect and fill-in the forms, and queue again.

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