There are 8 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Kunming by 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

Fly Zurich to Kunming  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Kunming (KMG) ZRH - KMG

$305 - $969

7 alternative options

Fly Zurich to Panzhihua, train  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Panzhihua (PZI) ZRH - PZI
  2. Take the train from Panzhihua to Kunming

$370 - $1,147

Fly Zurich to Liupanshui Yuezhao, train  •  19 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Liupanshui Yuezhao (LPF) ZRH - LPF
  2. Take the train from Liupanshui to Kunming

$528 - $1,358

Fly Zurich to Dali, train  •  20 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dali (DLU) ZRH - DLU
  2. Take the train from Dali to Kunming

$426 - $1,339

Fly Zurich to Lijiang, train  •  25 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lijiang (LJG) ZRH - LJG
  2. Take the train from Heqing to Kunming

$568 - $1,792

Fly Zurich to Zhaotong, train  •  23 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zhaotong (ZAT) ZRH - ZAT
  2. Take the train from Zhaotong to Liupanshui
  3. Take the train from Liupanshui to Kunming

$372 - $1,148

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Kunming  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Kunming (KMG) FRA - KMG

$512 - $1,306

Drive  •  5 days 7 h

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Kunming 6851.4 miles

$1,400 - $2,100

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Kunming, China?

Swiss, Thai Airways International and 15 other airlines fly from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Kunming hourly.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Zurich to Kunming via Beijing
Ave. Duration
19 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Zurich to Kunming via Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Panzhihua via Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Panzhihua via Amsterdam, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $4,000
Flights from Zurich to Panzhihua via Prague, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Liupanshui Yuezhao via Beijing
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Flights from Zurich to Liupanshui Yuezhao via Frankfurt, Beijing
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Liupanshui Yuezhao via Beijing, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Flights from Zurich to Liupanshui Yuezhao via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Beijing
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Dali via Beijing
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,100
Flights from Zurich to Dali via Frankfurt, Beijing
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Zurich to Lijiang via Beijing
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,300
Flights from Zurich to Lijiang via Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Zurich to Lijiang via Frankfurt, Beijing
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Zurich to Lijiang via Beijing, Mianyang
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,300
Flights from Zurich to Zhaotong via Beijing, Xi An
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Flights from Frankfurt to Kunming via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Kunming via Beijing
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Kunming via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
16 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Kunming via Shenyang
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Kunming via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Zurich to Kunming via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Liupanshui Yuezhao via Paris CDG, Kunming
Ave. Duration
21 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Liupanshui Yuezhao via Suvarnabhumi, Kunming
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Dali via Paris CDG, Kunming
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Zurich to Dali via Beijing
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,100
Flights from Zurich to Dali via Prague, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Dali via Amsterdam, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,600
Flights from Zurich to Dali via Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Zurich to Lijiang via Paris CDG, Kunming
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Zurich to Zhaotong via Paris CDG, Kunming
Ave. Duration
20 h 52 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Zhaotong via Beijing
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Zhaotong via Beijing, Kunming
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Flights from Frankfurt to Kunming via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Kunming via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Zurich to Kunming via Prague, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Panzhihua via Prague, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Panzhihua via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Panzhihua via Helsinki, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Flights from Zurich to Panzhihua via Beijing, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Zurich to Panzhihua via Helsinki, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Flights from Zurich to Panzhihua via Beijing, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Flights from Frankfurt to Kunming via Changsha
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Kunming via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Kunming via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Zurich to Kunming via Seoul
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Kunming via Seoul
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Zurich to Zhaotong via Prague, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Zhaotong via Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Zurich to Kunming via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Zurich to Liupanshui Yuezhao via Helsinki, Xi An
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Zurich to Lijiang via Beijing
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Kunming via Beijing
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,100
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Panzhihua to Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$10 - $16
Hard Sleeper
$20 - $29
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $45
Train from Liupanshui to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$10 - $17
Hard Sleeper
$21 - $30
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $45
Train from Dali to Kunming
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 - $29
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $45
Train from Heqing to Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$12 - $18
Hard Sleeper
$23 - $35
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
Train from Zhaotong to Liupanshui
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $14
Hard Sleeper
$16 - $25
Soft Sleeper
$25 - $40
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Kunming?

The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Kunming is 8283 km. The road distance is 10962 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Kunming?

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Kunming is to fly which costs SFr 290 - SFr 950 and takes 14 h 18 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Kunming?

The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Kunming is to fly which takes 14 h 18 min and costs SFr 290 - SFr 950.

How long does it take to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Kunming?

It takes approximately 14 h 18 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Kunming, including transfers.