Beijing Kunming High Speed Train & Rail Route Map 2024

China has 56 ethnic groups and as many cultures. Throughout history, Beijing is the first city that gathers all the 56 nations, and during the past period, Beijing was ruled by different ethnic minorities, like Manchu (Qing Dynasty) and Mongol (Yuan Dynasty). Interested in colorful ethnic culture and customs? Would like to feel the harmonious coexistence of China’s multiple nations? The best epitome is easy to reach by a daytime high speed train travel. Then you can experience diverse ethnic culture and tour natural wonders of Stone Forest and Dongchuan Red Land accompanied by pleasant climate.

Broadly, there are two pairs of high speed trains and one pair of bullet trains running between Beijing and Kunming from 8:00am to 16:22pm every day. G403 (the faster one) and G405 trains depart from Beijing to Kunming while G404 (with shorter duration) and G406 trains run in the opposite direction. All the four G trains are scheduled leaving in the morning and arriving in the evening and the two D trains are overnight trains departing in afternnon and arrving in the morning.

Beijing Kunming High Speed Train Route Map

Beijing Kunming High Speed Railway, as long as 2,760km (1,715miles), is a combined high speed railway connecting Beijing, in north China and Kunming, in southwest China. It begins from Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing, and then runs southward on Beijing Changsha segment of Beijing Guangzhou High Speed Railway, later turns to westward regions to Kunming South Railway Station in Kunming on Shanghai Kunming High Speed Railway via Guiyang. The total train travel takes around 11 hours to 12.5 hours. Besides, the rail line can be extended further to Dali by bullet trains (2 hours ~ 3 hours) and to Lijiang by normal trains (9 hours ~ 9.5 hours). Check Beijing Kunming high speed train schedule 2024 >.

Beijing West Railway Station (北京西站)

Beijing West Railway Station is located at No.118, East Lianhuachi Road, Fengtai District, Beijing (北京市丰台区莲花池东路118号),about 25mins’ driving to Forbidden City and 1 hour’s driving to Beijing Capital International Airport. It serves the Beijing Guangzhou High Speed Railway, Beijing Lhasa (Tibet) Railway and Beijing Kowloon (Hong Kong) Railway. From the station, passengers can take more than 250 trains travel around China to Shanghai, Xian, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Kunming, Taiyuan, and Zhengzhou and so on. Currently, the train station can be reached via taxi, bus, airport express and subway (Beijing Metro Line 7 and Line 9). Or you can spend 15 minutes to transfer from Beijing Railway Station to there by city Underground Diameter Line. Learn more about Beijing West Railway Station >

Kunming South Railway Station (昆明南站)

Kunming South Railway Station is located at Xiangyuan Street, Chenggong District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province (云南省昆明市呈贡区祥园街), about 50 mins’ driving to downtown, 1.5 hours' driving to Stone Forest, 4 hours' driving to Dongchuan Red Land, 40 mins' driving to Dragon Gate and Kunming Changshui International Airport. The station offers passenger service to Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanchang, Changsha, Kaili, Guiyang on Shanghai Kunming High Speed Railway, to Puzhegei on Nanning Kunming High Speed Railway and to Zunyi and Guiyang on Chongqing Kunming High Speed Railway. The train station is connected with one Kunming Subway line (Metro Line 1), over 20 bus lines and taxies conveniently. Learn more about Kunming Transportation Guide >

Useful Beijing and Kunming Travel Maps

The abundant tourism resources in Beijing and Kunming both attract domestic and foreign tourists year round. To pick up the best highlights of Beijing, you are suggested to have at least a 2 ~ 3 full days to discovery its profound history and culture. Here is our 2 Days Beijing Layover Highlights Tour that involves Mutianyu Great Wall hiking, Forbidden City Visiting and Beijing Hutong wandering, the top favorites sites and spots among all our guests. While in Kunming, you can not only enjoy distinctive minority culture in Nuohe Yi Minority Village, but also witness the amazing natural landscape in Stone Forest, Dongchuan Red Land, and Western Hills… We list the below location maps, attraction maps and metro maps about the two destinations to provide you some useful travel guide. You can read more Beijing Maps and Kunming Maps on our website.

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Other Popular China High Speed Train Routes You May be Interested in

Heretofore, China’s high speed railway network has achieved amazing success. In China, more than 150 cities and 32 of 34 provinces have been connected by high speed rails. So tourists can take high speed trains to Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Chengdu, Chongqing, Hangzhou and other major tourist cities and transfer to any places them connect. The following are some of the popular high speed train route maps. You can check all China High Speed Train Route Maps and China High Speed Train City Maps on our website.

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