There are 10 ways to get from Hong Kong to Kunming by bus, plane, train or car

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

Bus to Shenzhen, fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Causeway Bay Times Square to Shenzhen Bao'an Airport
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Kunming (KMG) SZX - KMG

$81 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus, train China Railways K-Class  •  31 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Causeway Bay to Shenzhen North Station
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen East to Kunming K1206

$37 - $45

8 alternative options

Bus to Zhuhai, fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
  2. Fly from Zhuhai (ZUH) to Kunming (KMG) ZUH - KMG

$87 - $387

Fly from Hong Kong  •  5 h 47 min

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

$88 - $228

Train to Guangzhou, fly  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Hung Hom Station to Guangzhou East
  2. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Kunming (KMG) CAN - KMG

$88 - $219

Bus to Huizhou, fly  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Yau Ma Tei to Huizhou
  2. Fly from Huizhou (HUZ) to Kunming (KMG) HUZ - KMG

$406 - $534

Bus, train China Railways G-Class  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Stewart Road to Shenzhen North
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Kunming South Shenzhen-Kunming

$90 - $123

Bus China Bus Guide  •  22 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai to Guangzhou
  2. Take the bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Yunnan Kunming

$77 - $84

Bus Checi  •  25 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai to China Hotel
  2. Take the bus from Guangzhou Municipal to Yunnan Kunming

$76 - $80

Drive  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Hong Kong to Kunming 952.9 miles

$260 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Kunming is to bus and train which costs $280 - $360 and takes 31 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Kunming is to bus and fly which costs $600 - $1500 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Hong Kong and Kunming is 1206 km. The road distance is 1524.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Hong Kong to Kunming, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hong Kong to Kunming. However, there are services departing from Wan Chai and arriving at Yunnan Kunming via Guangzhou Municipal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 44 min.

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There are 402+ hotels available in Kunming. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hong Kong to Kunming.
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  • Distance: 753.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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

Cathay Dragon, China Eastern Airlines and four other airlines fly from Hong Kong to Kunming 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hong Kong to Kunming via Guangzhou, Yuexiu Park, Gaunghzhou station, Xicun, and Guangzhou Provincial in around 22 h 19 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Hong Kong to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Flights from Guangzhou to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Zhuhai to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Guangzhou to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Zhuhai to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Guangzhou to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Guangzhou to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Huizhou to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Kunming Airlines
Website
airkunming.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Guangzhou to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Huizhou to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Zhuhai to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Guangzhou to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Kunming via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Guangzhou to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,500
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
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
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shenzhen North to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$90 - $110
1st Class Seat
$150 - $170
Business Class Seat
$280 - $330
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenzhen East to Kunming
Ave. Duration
29 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $33
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$29 - $33
Hard Sleeper
$55 - $60
Soft Sleeper
$85 - $95
Bus operators
Trans Island Limousine Bus
Website
trans-island.com.hk
Bus from Causeway Bay Times Square to Shenzhen Bao'an Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
trans-island.com.hk
Bus from Wan Chai Stewart Road to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
trans-island.com.hk
Bus from Wan Chai to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
trans-island.com.hk
CTS - China Travel Tours
Website
ctsbus.hkcts.com
Bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
hkctsbus.com
Bus from Wan Chai to China Hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hkctsbus.com
EE Bus
Website
eebus.com
Bus from Yau Ma Tei to Huizhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
eebus.com
Bus from Causeway Bay to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
eebus.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Yunnan Kunming
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Guangzhou Municipal to Yunnan Kunming
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
checi.cn

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