There are 7 ways to get from Kunming to Great Wall of China by plane, train, bus 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 to Beijing  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Kunming (KMG) to Beijing (PEK) KMG - PEK

$128 - $638

Cheapest option

Train China Railways Z-Class  •  37 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Kunming to Beijing West Z161 / ...

$59 - $78

5 alternative options

Fly to Beijing Nanyuan Apt, train  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Kunming (KMG) to Beijing Nanyuan Apt (NAY) KMG - NAY
  2. Take the train from Huangtudian to Huairou North

$248 - $673

Train China Railways G-Class  •  21 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Kunming South to Jinan West
  2. Take the train from Jinan West to Beijing South
  3. Take the train from Huangtudian to Huairou North S5

$207 - $266

Bus  •  44 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Kunming North to Chengdu
  2. Take the bus from Sichuan Chengdu to Taiyuan Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Xingtai Bus Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Xingtai to Beijing Lianhuachi

$129

Train China Railways K-Class  •  46 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Kunming to Beijing

$67 - $73

Drive  •  27 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Kunming to Great Wall of China 1669 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Kunming to Great Wall of China is to train which costs ¥400 - ¥550 and takes 37 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kunming to Great Wall of China is to fly which costs ¥850 - ¥4400 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Kunming and Great Wall of China is 2141 km. The road distance is 2670.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Kunming to Great Wall of China, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kunming Airport to Beijing Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Kunming to Great Wall of China.
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  • Distance: 1337.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

What companies run services between Kunming, China and Great Wall of China?

China Eastern Airlines, Hainan and five other airlines fly from Kunming to Great Wall of China every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kunming to Great Wall of China via South Bus Station, Kunming South, Jinan West, Beijing South, Beijing South station, Xizhimen Station, Huoying Station, Huangtudian, and Huairou North in around 21 h 9 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kunming to Beijing
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Kunming to Beijing via Zhaotong
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kunming to Beijing via Xi An
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kunming to Beijing via Taiyuan
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kunming to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Shangrao Sanqingshan
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Flights from Kunming to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Kunming to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Kunming to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Xingyi
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Kunming to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Kunming to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Kunming to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Ningbo
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,500
Flights from Kunming to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Kunming to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Tongren
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Kunming to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Yantai
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,200
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kunming to Beijing
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Kunming to Beijing via Guilin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Kunming to Beijing
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Kunming to Beijing via Dazhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Kunming to Beijing
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Kunming to Beijing
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
China United
Website
flycua.com
Flights from Kunming to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Train operators
Beijing Suburban Railway
Train from Huangtudian to Huairou North
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
kyfw.12306.cn
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming South to Jinan West
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$170 - $210
1st Class Seat
$300 - $340
Business Class Seat
$550 - $650
Train from Jinan West to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $35
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
Business Class Seat
$95 - $110
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming to Beijing West
Ave. Duration
33 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$35 - $55
Hard Sleeper
$90 - $110
Soft Sleeper
$130 - $170
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming to Beijing
Ave. Duration
43 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46 - $49
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$46 - $48
Hard Sleeper
$84 - $89
Soft Sleeper
$130 - $145
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming North to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Xingtai to Beijing Lianhuachi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Shanxi Road Transport
Website
sxtrans.net
Bus from Sichuan Chengdu to Taiyuan Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
sxtrans.net
Bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Xingtai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
sxtrans.net

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