There are 5 ways to get from Kunming Airport (KMG) to Dali by plane, train, bus, taxi 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

Fly  •  1 h 4 min

  1. KMG - DLU

$56 - $224

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. K9682 / ...

$13 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. KunmDali1

$22 - $23

Taxi  •  3 h 32 min

  1. 216 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. 216 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Kunming Airport (KMG), China and Dali, China?

China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Lucky Air Co. Ltd. fly from Kunming Airport (KMG) to Dali every 4 hours. Alternatively, China Railways K-Class operates a train from Kunming Airport (KMG) to Dali every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 41 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kunming to Dali
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kunming to Dali
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Kunming to Dali
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming to Dali
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$10 - $16
Hard Sleeper
$20 - $28
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $45
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming West to Dali
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kunming Airport (KMG) to Dali
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kunming Airport (KMG) and Dali is 278 km. The road distance is 346 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kunming Airport (KMG) to Dali is to bus which costs ¥140 - ¥150 and takes 6 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Kunming Airport (KMG) to Dali is to fly which takes 1 h 4 min and costs ¥350 - ¥1500.

It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Kunming Airport (KMG) to Dali, including transfers.