Dali to Kunming Train Schedules, Tickets and Stations

The bullet train from Dali to Kunming is ready for your booking now! Taking the super, comfortable and amazing high speed train, you can get to Kunming from the romantic Dali for only about 2 hours, no more endurance of the 5.5 long hours on the normal trains before. For your benefits, over 20 D trains are used from around 06:30-21:30 every day from Dali to Kunming.

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Dali Kunming High Speed Train Route

Dali Kunming High Speed Rail is about 328 kilometers long in total. For the convenient transfer of visitors and other people, the railway also passes the stations in Lufeng, Guangtong, Chuxiong, Nanhua, and Xiangyun. Altogether, there are 8 stopover stations along the way including Kunming South Station (昆明南站), Kunming Station(昆明站), Lufeng South Station (禄丰南站), Guangtong North Station (广通北站), Chuxiong Station (楚雄站), Nanhua Station (南华站), Xiangyun Station (祥云站), and Dali Station (大理站). You can check the detailed Kunming Dali High Speed Train Map at below to know more about the stations.

Dali Railway Station (大理站)

Location: No.261, Weishan Road, Dali City (大理市新城区巍山路261号)

It is in the downtown area and a major railway station in this romantic city. From there, you can go to other famous attractions and accommodation places by bus, taxi, etc. with convenience. Usually, to go by taxi, it takes about 15-20 minutes to the city center at Xiaguan area, about 40-50 minutes to Dali Ancient City and Three Pagoda of Chongqing Temple, about 45-50 minutes to Longkan Pier and Caicun Pier of Erhai Lake, about 40 minutes to Cangshan Mountain scenic area, etc.

Kunming South Railway Station (昆明南站)

Location: Xiangyuan Street, Chenggong District of Kunming City (昆明市呈贡区祥园街)

As it is in the prosperous area with convenient transportation, especially metro system, it is very easy to transfer to most popular tourist places in this city. And the Metro Line 1 is available there. Usually, to the city center and Cuihu Lake area, it usually takes about 1.5 hours by Metro Line 1 and Line 2. And to the Western Hill, it will take about 1.5-2 hours in total.

Kunming Railway Station (昆明站)

Location: No.1 Beijing Road, Guandu District, Kunming City (昆明市官渡区北京路1号)

This station is built at the city downtown area. You can find many hotels of various kinds and restaurants. From there, you could take a taxi to Cuihu Lake for about 0.5 hour. To the Western Hill Park, you could take a local bus and transfer to Metro Line 1 and Line 2 for about 1 hour, which is similar to go by taxi. Usually, it needs about about 1.5-2 hours to the Stone Forest scenic spot by car. If you want to visit the Dongchuan Red Land scenic area, it will take longer time for about 3.5-4 hour by car.

Note: if you have any questions about the local transfer and train stations in Kunming and Dali, please directly contact our Travel Consultant for help!

High Speed Train Tips

Class of Ticket

On high speed trains from Dali to Kunming, there are two kinds of tickets are provided, including First Class Seat and Second Class Seat. Second Class Seat is the most budget level you will share a row space with other passengers. First Class of Seat is more comfortable and quiet for those who prefer a good rest on the way. Check All Types of Seats on China High Speed Train>

Book, Collect, Alter and Cancel

Foreign tourists can book train ticket online or ask help from ticket agency, or buy the tickets physically at the train station with your valid passport. One thing you should remember is to book the ticket as early as possible, especially in peak tourist seasons. After collecting the tickets, please read carefully about the train number, departure date and station to make sure you won’t miss the train. If you want to cancel, alter your train tickets, you are required to bring your passport to the ticket counter and make the adjustments. Check details about How to Book, Collect, Alter, and Cancel Train Tickets>

Board & Get off

1) Prepare your documents well (valid passport with China Visa); 2) Get to the right train station in advance; 3) Collect train tickets; 4) Read your train ticket; 5) Pass the security control; 6) Pass through Security & Luggage Checks; 7) Find the right waiting room; 8) Cross the ticket checking gate; 9) Get to the right platform; 10) Get on your train. Keep the ticket well, because the ticket will be checked again to leave the station after you get off. Check details about How to Board & Disembark a Train>

Baggage Allowance

China train travel with luggage is much easier than taking flight, for you don’t need to check luggage separately. Each passenger with a train ticket is allowed to carry luggage in certain weight and volume, but without limitation of amount and types. Though there are written regulation and rules about the luggage allowance, in practice, passengers can take as much luggage as you can if only you handled them properly. Check detailed Baggage Allowance & Policy to Take China Train>

Facilities and Service

All high speed trains in China are equipped with advanced facilities and good service to make your journey more convenient and comfortable. There are different places you can put your luggage onboard, racks and specialized luggage storage areas. Besides, the air-conditioner train offers you plug under the seats to charge your phone or laptop, sightseeing window to view the outside scenery as well as western-style toilets. There is also available dining area you can get some supplies. Bilingual signs and the broadcast use both Chinese and English so that you don’t need to worry about the communication. Check All Facilities & Service on China Train>


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