Shanghai Kunming High Speed Railway & Train Map 2021
Shanghai Kunming High Speed Train, operated in late 2016, helps travelers travel between eastern and western China easily. Starting from modern city Shanghai, you can enter colorful Yunnan and explore the unique culture and folklore in 25 ethnic minority groups as well as the picturesque high plateau views. There are 4 high speed G-trains departing from Shanghai in the morning (07:22~ 11:15) and arriving in Kunming at night (19:25 ~ 23:06). These high speed trains take about 10.5 ~ 12 hours, saving more than 20 hours than normal trains. Only Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station and Kunming South Railway Station serve Shanghai Kunming High Speed Train. In addition to high speed trains, there are 3 normal trains connecting Shanghai South Railway Station and Kunming Railway Station. They take about 35.5 ~ 39 hours and they are not recommended for travelers.
Shanghai Kunming High Speed Train Route Map
Starting from Shanghai and ending in Kunming (capital of Yunnan Province), Shanghai Kunming High Speed Railway is China’s longest railway in east-west direction. The distance of Shanghai Kunming High Speed Railway reaches 2,252km (1,400 miles). It passes several capital cities, like Hangzhou, Nanchang, Changsha and Guiyang, etc. in 4 provinces (including Zhejiang, Hubei, Hunan and Guizhou). Since most of the cities along the road are famed tourist destination with eyes-catching scenery, Shanghai Kunming High Speed Railway is praised as one of 8 Most Beautiful High Speed Railways in China. These high speed trains may take stop at Hangzhou East (杭州东), Nanchang West (南昌西), Changsha West (长沙西), Kaili South (凯里南), Guiyang North (贵阳北), etc.
Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station (上海虹桥站)
Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station is main high speed railway station in Shanghai and the most important railway transportation hub in eastern China. It is located in No.1500, Shengui Road, Minhang District, West Shanghai (上海市闵行区申贵路1500号), about 20km to the center of Shanghai City. Within 10 minutes' walking, you are able to transfer between this railway station and Terminal 2 of Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. It is also convenient to take subway (metro Line 2 and Line 10) in Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. Read more about Shanghai Railway Stations>
Kunming South Railway Station (Kunmingnan Railway Station, 昆明南站)
As well as Shanghai Kunming High Speed Railway, Kunming South Railway Station is open to passengers in late 2016. It serves for Shanghai Kunming High Speed Railway, Yunan Guangxi High Speed Railway, Chongqing Kunming High Speed Railway, Chengdu Kunming High Speed Railway, etc. It is located in Wujiaying Street, Chenggong District, Kunming City(云南省昆明市呈贡区吴家营街道), about 30km to city center, 70km to Stone Forest and 180km to Dongchuan Red Land. At present, it can be reached by bus and taxi.
Useful Shanghai Kunming Maps
If you want a Shanghai Kunming High Speed Train tour, you need to spend 6 ~ 10 days there. It takes about 2 ~ 3 day to explore the highlights of Shanghai City, including the Bund, Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, Nanjing Road, etc. It is also recommended to pay a relaxing visit to Zhujiajiao Water Town. The journey on the train will take another day. In Kunming city, you can’t miss Stone Forest, Western Hill, Gragon Gate, etc. which take about 3 days. Besides, it will be a pity if you visit Kunming without going to Dongchuan Red Land which is famous for its incredible bursting colors. Below are some useful travel maps of Shanghai and Kunming which may be helpful for your trip planning. For more maps involving location, transportation and attraction maps, please check Shanghai Maps and Kunming Maps.
Shanghai China Map
Shanghai Attractions Map
Shanghai Transportation Map
Kunming Yunnan Location Map
Kungming Surrounding Map
Kunming Nearby Attractions Map
Other Popular China High Speed Train Routes You May be Interested in
At present, there are more than 150 cities in China which have constructed high speed railways and can be reached by high speed trains, like Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Chongqing, Xiamen, etc. Many high speed railways connecting these tourist destinations are quite popular as well. They not only offer quick and comfortable transportation, but also show the moving scenery of China out of the window. Click the following maps to know most recommended rail lines and you can read more China high speed train maps here.
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- China Train Schedules 2021
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Recommended Shanghai Kunming Tours
Top 3 tours chosen by most customers to explore in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary,or tailor your own trip now with us.
- 6 Days Best of Yunnan Tour (Lijiang, Shangri-La, Kunming)
Lijiang / Shangri-La / Kunming
- 9 Days East China & Mt. Huang Tour by High Speed Train
Shanghai / Suzhou / Hangzhou / Huangshan
- 8 Days Classic Yunnan Tour
Kunming / Dali / Lijiang / Shangri-La
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