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There are 7 ways to get from Hong Kong to Kunming by train, car, plane, subway or bus

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

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Train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Kunming South Station Hong Kong

$96 - $111

Cheapest option

Train, line 2 subway to Guangzhou Baiyun, fly, line 3 subway  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the line 2 subway from Guangzhou South to Jiahewanggang
  3. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Kunming (KMG) CAN - KMG
  4. Take the line 3 subway from East Bus Station to Dongfeng Square

$80 - $254

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Drive  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Hong Kong to Kunming 950.2 miles

$260 - $380

Train to Shenzhen, fly  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Kunming (KMG) SZX - KMG

$86 - $178

Fly from Hong Kong  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Kunming (KMG) HKG - KMG

$87 - $228

Bus to Zhuhai Jinwan, fly  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Tsim Sha Tsui Harbour City to Hong kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge Zhuhai port
  2. Fly from Zhuhai Jinwan (ZUH) to Kunming (KMG) ZUH - KMG

$90 - $383

Train, train to Huizhou, fly  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Shenzhen North Station
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Huizhou South
  3. Fly from Huizhou (HUZ) to Kunming (KMG) HUZ - KMG

$419 - $552

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The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Kunming is to train which costs $750 - $900 and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Kunming is to train and fly which costs $650 - $1400 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The distance between Hong Kong and Kunming is 1206 km. The road distance is 1520.4 km.

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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Kunming without a car is to train which takes 8 h 20 min and costs $750 - $900.

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It takes approximately 8 h 20 min to get from Hong Kong to Kunming, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Kunming is to train which takes 8 h 20 min and costs $750 - $900. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $650 - $1800 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Shenzhen Airport to Kunming Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hong Kong to Kunming is 1520 km. It takes approximately 15 h 30 min to drive from Hong Kong to Kunming.

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Lucky Air Co. Ltd., Kunming Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Shenzhen Airport to Kunming Airport.

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There are 349+ hotels available in Kunming. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hong Kong to Kunming.
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  • Distance: 753.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 20 min

What companies run services between Hong Kong and Kunming, China?

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Hong Kong to Kunming once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h 38 min. Alternatively, Cathay Dragon, China Eastern Airlines and five other airlines fly from Hong Kong to Kunming every 4 hours.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Zhuhai Jinwan to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Zhuhai Jinwan to Kunming via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Hong Kong to Kunming
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Flights from Hong Kong to Kunming via Xi An
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Flights from Hong Kong to Kunming via Zhanjiang
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Hong Kong to Kunming via Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Kunming Airlines
Website
airkunming.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Flights from Huizhou to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Kunming via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Kunming via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Kunming via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $280
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Kunming South Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$90 - $110
1st Class Seat
$150 - $180
Business Class Seat
$290 - $350
Train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $35
1st Class Seat
$25 - $50
Business Class Seat
$50 - $65
Train from West Kowloon Station to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $12
1st Class Seat
$14 - $17
Business Class Seat
$31 - $37
Train from Shenzhen North Station to Huizhou South
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $11
1st Class Seat
$13 - $15
Business Class Seat
$29 - $35
Kunming Rail Transit
Website
kmgdgs.com
Subway from East Bus Station to Dongfeng Square
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
kmgdgs.com
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenzhen North to Huizhou South
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$5 - $7
1st Class Seat
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Trans Island Limousine Bus
Website
trans-island.com.hk
Bus from Tsim Sha Tsui Harbour City to Hong kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge Zhuhai port
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
trans-island.com.hk

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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Hong Kong Airport is to subway which takes 24 min and costs $80 - $120.

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