There are 8 ways to get from Shenzhen to Kunming by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly from Shenzhen  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Kunming (KMG) SZX - KMG

$72 - $165

Cheapest option

Train China Railways K-Class  •  30 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Shenzhen East to Kunming K1206

$30 - $35

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Fly from Hong Kong  •  6 h 21 min

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

$81 - $232

Train, line 2 subway to Guangzhou, fly  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Futian Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the line 2 subway from Guangzhou South to Jiahewanggang
  3. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Kunming (KMG) CAN - KMG

$77 - $206

Train to Huizhou, fly  •  5 h 55 min

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

$409 - $543

Train China Railways G-Class  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Kunming South Shenzhen-Kunming

$82 - $114

Bus  •  22 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Shenzhen Futian to Dongguan East
  2. Take the bus from Dongguan East to Guangzhou Liuhua
  3. Take the bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Yunnan Kunming

$76

Drive  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Shenzhen to Kunming 930.8 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Shenzhen to Kunming is to train which costs ¥200 - ¥240 and takes 30 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shenzhen to Kunming is to fly which costs ¥490 - ¥1200 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shenzhen to Kunming. However, there are services departing from Union Plaza and arriving at Yunnan Kunming via Shenzhen Futian, Dongguan East and Guangzhou Provincial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 19 min.

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The distance between Shenzhen and Kunming is 1187 km. The road distance is 1489.2 km.

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The best way to get from Shenzhen to Kunming without a car is to train which takes 9 h and costs ¥550 - ¥800.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Shenzhen to Kunming, including transfers.

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Shenzhen to Kunming bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Shenzhen Futian station.

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The best way to get from Shenzhen to Kunming is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs ¥490 - ¥1200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥550 - ¥800 and takes 9 h, you could also bus, which costs ¥518 and takes 22 h 19 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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Shenzhen to Kunming bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, arrive at Yunnan Kunming station.

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Map of how to get from Shenzhen to Kunming.
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  • Distance: 742 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

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

Shenzhen Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Shenzhen to Kunming hourly. Alternatively, China Railways G-Class operates a train from Shenzhen to Kunming twice daily. Tickets cost $80 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h 4 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
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 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 26 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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Kunming Airlines
Website
airkunming.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Kunming via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
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
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 Guangzhou to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
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 Futian Station to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $16
1st Class Seat
$20 - $23
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Train from Shenzhen North to Huizhou South
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $11
1st Class Seat
$13 - $15
Business Class Seat
$29 - $35
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 D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenzhen North to Huizhou South
Ave. Duration
23 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
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenzhen East to Kunming
Ave. Duration
29 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $33
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$30 - $33
Hard Sleeper
$55 - $65
Soft Sleeper
$85 - $100
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shenzhen Futian to Dongguan East
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Dongguan East to Guangzhou Liuhua
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
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

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