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Shenzhen-Kunming Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Mar. 28, 2024

The Shenzhen–Kunming train route is one of the important high-speed railways for the Belt and Road Initiative in China. It takes 30 hours to travel on a normal-speed train from Shenzhen to Kunming but it only takes 7 hours on a high-speed train.

Four pairs of trains operate on this route (Three pairs of high-speed trains and one pair of overnight normal-speed trains).

Shenzhen–Kunming High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

Shenzhen to Kunming High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 28th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G2926 08:15 15:40 7h 25m
G408 12:27 19:43 7h 16m
G2922 16:14 23:38 7h 24m
  • 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.

Kunming to Shenzhen High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 28th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G2924 08:29 15:53 7h 24m
G410 09:13 16:30 7h 17m
G2928 16:01 23:25 7h 24m

Shenzhen to Kunming High-Speed Train Ticket Prices

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$153 (CNY1,104.5) US$136 (CNY972.5) US$85 (CNY608)

Shenzhen–Kunming Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Shenzhen East Railway Station, Kunming Railway Station
  • Duration: 30 hours
  • Main stops: Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Nanning, Kunming

Shenzhen to Kunming Normal-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on March 28th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K1208 14:29 20:59 (next day) 30h 30m

For 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 Shenzhen Normal-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on March 28th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K1206 08:04 13:32 next day 29h 28m

Shenzhen to Kunming Normal-Speed Train Ticket Prices

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$83 (CNY556) US$53 (CNY353) US$31 (CNY206)

Train or Airplane - Which Is Better?

  High-Speed Train Normal-Speed Train Airplane
Ticket Price US$85 for second class
US$136 for first class
US$53 for a hard sleeper
US$83 for a soft sleeper
US$131–310 for economy class
Duration 8.5 hours 30 hours 2½ hours
Punctuality Punctual Occasional delays Occasional delays
Seat Space More legroom than on an airplane Spacious Cramped

The fastest way to travel is to take a flight. If you are traveling for business, it is better to take a flight.

If you are traveling as a tourist, it is better to take a high-speed train. This is because it's fast, you can enjoy the views from the windows during the journey, and the price is reasonable.

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