There are 6 ways to get from Guiyang to Kunming by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train China Railways G-Class  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Guiyang North to Kunming South G1525 / ...

$36 - $47

Cheapest option

Train China Railways K-Class  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Guiyang to Kunming K878

$14 - $20

4 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Fuyuan
  2. Take the bus from Fuyuan to Kunming

$36 - $52

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Guiyang to Kunming 322 miles

$45 - $70

Fly from Guiyang  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Guiyang (KWE) to Kunming (KMG) KWE - KMG

$66 - $238

Bus to Zunyi, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Guiyang West Passenger Station to Nanbai
  2. Fly from Zunyi (ZYI) to Kunming (KMG) ZYI - KMG

$96 - $179

What companies run services between Guiyang, China and Kunming, China?

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Guiyang to Kunming hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guiyang to Kunming via Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station and Fuyuan in around 9 h 28 min.

Airlines
Zhejiang Loong Airlines
Website
loongair.cn
Flights from Guiyang to Kunming
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Zunyi to Kunming
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guiyang North to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
english.ctrip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $40
1st Class Seat
$55 - $65
Business Class Seat
$100 - $130
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guiyang to Kunming
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Hard Seat
$14 - $20
Hard Sleeper
$28 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Guizhou Transportation
Website
qjt.gov.cn
Bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Fuyuan
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Fuyuan to Kunming
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Guiyang West Passenger Station to Nanbai
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Guiyang to Kunming?

The distance between Guiyang and Kunming is 435 km. The road distance is 515 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Guiyang to Kunming?

The cheapest way to get from Guiyang to Kunming is to train which costs ¥90 - ¥130 and takes 8 h 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Guiyang to Kunming?

The quickest way to get from Guiyang to Kunming is to fly which takes 1 h 34 min and costs ¥410 - ¥1500.

Is there a direct train between Guiyang and Kunming?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Guiyang and arriving at Kunming. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

How long does it take to get from Guiyang to Kunming?

It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Guiyang to Kunming, including transfers.