Kunming Railway Station is an important one in the Yunnan Province traffic network. Kunming Railway Station provides passenger transportation to China's major cities, such as Beijing, Guilin, Shanghai, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Xiamen and Zhengzhou. Trains from Kunming Railway Station depart for cities within the province like Shilin, Yuxi and Dali every day.
Kunming Railway Station is 3 kilometers (2 miles) from the city center, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Kunming South Railway Station, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Changshui International Airport, and 85 kilometers (53 miles) from the Stone Forest.
Kunming Railway Station Basics
- Chinese: 昆明站
- Name on train tickets: 昆明
- Address: 1 Beijing Road, Guandu District, Kunming 昆明市官渡区北京路1号
- Station size: 9 platforms, 14 platforms
- 2F: waiting rooms, restaurants
- 1F: waiting rooms, ticket offices, information desk, platforms, left luggage office, entrance, exit
- -1F: subway station, parking lot
Kunming Railway Station to Lijiang Railway Station
Both high-speed trains and regular overnight train operate between Kunming and Lijiang. A second class ticket on a high-speed train is USD 32 (220 CNY); A first class ticket is USD 50 (351 CNY). A soft sleeper ticket on an overnight train costs USD 34 (240 CNY).
High-Speed Trains From Kunming Station to Lijiang Station…
Regular Overnight Train From Kunming Station to Lijiang Station…
"+1" means that the train arrives the next day.
Kunming Railway Station to Dali Railway Station
28 D-trains run daily to Dali which will enable you to experience the minority folk customs there. The journey takes around 2 hours at a ticket fare of USD 21 for a second class ticket, USD 33 for a first class ticket. Find more about Kunming to Dali high-speed trains.
High-Speed Trains From Kunming Station to Dali Station…
Popular Trains to Other Cities
High-Speed Train Timetable
|Trains||Destination||Departure||Duration||Ticket Fares (second/first class)|
|D3844, D3852, D3856...||Guangzhou South||08:08 to 23:23||6 to 8 hours||USD 63 / USD 100|
|D3946||Guilin||13:28||7 hours||USD 57 / USD 92|
Non-Bullet Train Timetable
|Trains||Destination||Departure||Duration||Ticket Fares (hard/soft sleeper)|
|Z54, K474, Z162...||Beijing West||08:08 to 23:23||33 to 47 hours||USD 83 / USD 126|
|K80, T382, K740...||Shanghai South||19:03 to 23:55||34 to 45 hours||USD 75 / USD 95|
|K692||Xi'an South||20:49||22.5 hours||USD 51 / USD 83|
|K80, T382, K740||Hangzhou East||19:03, 21:14, 23:35||31 to 36 hours||USD 71 / USD 113|
From Kunming Railway Station to City Center
Public buses No. 2, 3, 23, 47, 68 and K1 can take passengers between the city center and the railway station. It is about 15 minutes to go by taxi from city center to railway station, and the cost is about 10 yuan (1.5 USD).
By taking public bus No 2, you can take off at Zhengyi Road Station to visit and do some shopping at the flower market and the nearby pedestrian street. If you get off at Xiaoximen Station, the Green Lake is very close for you to take a walk.
From Kunming Railway Station to Kunming South Railway Station
By subway: subway station is located at the South Square of Kunming Railway Station. Take subway line 1 to Kunming South Railway Station directly is the quite convenient. The journey takes around 50 minutes.
By bus: take bus No. 154 and 260.
From Kunming Railway Station to Changshui International Airport
By subway: take Kunming Subway Line 1 from Kunming Railway Staton to Dongfeng Square, then transfer to Line 3 from Dongfeng Square to Dongbu Bus Station, then take Line 6 to the airport. The whole journey takes around 1.5 hours.
By shuttle bus: After exiting the station, walk to Jijiang Hotel. There are shuttle buses from the hotel to the airport. It takes around an hour, with the ticket fare of (USD 4) 25 CNY per person.
Kunming Railway Station to Kunming Attractions
Stone Forest Scenic Area
Kunming Railway Station offers a non-stop tour bus service to the Stone Forest Scenic Area. There are 12 buses in total which run daily from 10:10 to 19:10. A ticket costs 25 RMB and the journey will last for 1½ hours.
Yunnan Nationalities Village
The Yunnan Nationalities Village scenic area can be reached by taking bus 44 heading towards Haigeng Park for 17 stops. This direct route will take approximately 50 minutes. The ticket price is 1 RMB.
Green Lake (Cui Hu)
You can take bus 2 towards Huangtupo for nine stops, ending at Wuyi Road. Green Lake Park is about 400 meters to the north.