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

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Train China Railways G-Class  •  2 h 28 min

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

$33 - $40

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Train China Railways K-Class  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Guiyang to Kunming K2288 / ...

$11 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 15 min

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

$25 - $37

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Guiyang to Kunming 320.1 miles

$45 - $70

Fly from Guiyang  •  4 h 13 min

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

$35 - $198

Train to Liupanshui Yuezhao, fly  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Guiyang to Liupanshui
  2. Fly from Liupanshui Yuezhao (LPF) to Kunming (KMG) LPF - KMG

$34 - $145

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No, there is no direct bus from Guiyang station to Kunming. However, there are services departing from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station and arriving at Kunming via Fuyuan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Guiyang and arriving at Kunming. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 6 min.

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The distance between Guiyang and Kunming is 434 km. The road distance is 512.2 km.

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The best way to get from Guiyang to Kunming without a car is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Guiyang to Kunming, including transfers.

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Guiyang to Kunming bus services, operated by Guizhou Transportation, arrive at Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station.

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Guiyang to Kunming train services, operated by China Railways K-Class, depart from Guiyang station.

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The best way to get from Guiyang to Kunming is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 13 min.

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There is no direct flight from Guiyang Airport to Kunming Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Guiyang to Kunming bus services, operated by Guizhou Transportation, arrive at Kunming station.

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Map of how to get from Guiyang to Kunming.
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  • Distance: 271.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

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

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Guiyang to Kunming every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guiyang to Kunming via Fuyuan in around 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Guiyang to Kunming via Liupanshui Yuezhao
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Flights from Guiyang to Kunming via Yibin
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Guiyang to Kunming via Xingyi
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $210
Flights from Liupanshui Yuezhao to Kunming
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$17 - $120
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Guiyang to Kunming via Lijiang
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Guiyang to Kunming via Zunyi
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guiyang North to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
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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 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$13 - $18
Hard Sleeper
$25 - $35
Soft Sleeper
$40 - $50
Train from Guiyang to Liupanshui
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$8 - $14
Hard Sleeper
$17 - $25
Soft Sleeper
$26 - $40
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guiyang to Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
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Hard Seat
$11 - $16
Hard Sleeper
$23 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $45
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
$15 - $22
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
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Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Fuyuan to Kunming
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
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Guizhou Transportation

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Guiyang to Kunming train services, operated by China Railways K-Class, arrive at Kunming station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guiyang to Kunming is 512 km. It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to drive from Guiyang to Kunming.

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Tianjin Airlines, Air China, Sichuan Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Guiyang Airport to Kunming Airport.

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There are 364+ hotels available in Kunming. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Guiyang to Guiyang Airport is to train which takes 6 min and costs .

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