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Kunming - Jinan Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Jun. 23, 2021

Currently, only one pair of normal-speed trains run between Kunming and Jinan and the journey duration is over 41 hours.

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 2,990 kilometers (1,858 miles)
  • Terminals: Kunming Railway Station, Jinan Railway Station
  • Duration: 41–43½ hours
  • Main stops: Guiyang, Kaili, Huaihua, Xiangtan, Zhuzhou, Hefei, Xuzhou, Taishan

Kunming to Jinan Normal-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on May 17th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K492 12:28 07:38+2 43 h 10 min

Please note: 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.

"+2" means you will arrive on the third day.

Jinan to Kunming Normal-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on May 17th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K491 11:00 04:16+2 41 h 16 min

Kunming to Jinan Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
¥802.5 ($126) ¥507.5 ($80) ¥299.5 ($43)

Travel Tip

You can also consider taking a flight. Three pairs of flights operate between Kunming and Jinan every day and the journey duration is about 3½ hours. The full airfare is about 2,470 CNY (352 USD).

However, you can check to see if there are any discounts in advance. Sometimes, you can find very good discounts, such as 85% off in May 2020. With a discount, the price is only about 350 CNY for an economy-class seat.

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