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Shanghai-Kunming Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Jun. 25, 2021

Both high-speed trains and normal-speed trains are available from Shanghai to Kunming and return. High-speed trains travel between Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station and Kunming South Railway Station, with the duration of around 11 hours. Normal-speed trains operate between centrally located Shanghai and Kunming Railway Stations, with the travel time of 36 to 39 hours.

Shanghai-Kunming High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 1,000 kilometers (620 miles)
  • Terminals: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station (上海虹桥站), Kunming South Railway Station (昆明南站)
  • Duration: around 11 hours
  • Main stops: Shanghai Hongqiao, Hangzhou East, Jinhua, Yingtan North, Nanchang West, Yichun, Changsha South, Loudi South, Huaihua South, Guiyang North, Anshun West, Qujing North, Kunming South

Shanghai to Kunming High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 28th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G1371 07:22 19:46 12h 24m
G1373 08:53 20:31 11h 38m
G1377 09:30 22:02 12h 32m
G1375 11:11 23:35 12h 24m

Kunming to Shanghai High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 28th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G1378 07:13 19:20 12h 7m
G1372 08:07 19:44 11h 37m
G1374 10:00 22:08 12h 8m
G1376 10:28 22:54 12h 26m

Shanghai-Kunming High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$400 (CNY2,765) US$214 (CNY1,475) US$128 (CNY879)

Shanghai-Kunming Regular Sleeper Trains

Quick Facts

Shanghai to Kunming Regular Train Schedules

(Updated on March 28th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
T381 16:49 08:07 (next two days) 39h 18m
K79 18:24 06:13 (next two days) 35h 49m

Kunming to Shanghai Regular Train Schedules

(Updated on March 28th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K80 18:45 05:25 (next two days) 34h 40m
T382 20:43 11:27 (next two days) 38h 44m

Shanghai-Kunming Sleeper Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$108 (CNY747.5) US$68 (CNY471.5) US$40 (CNY278.5)
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