Kunming to Chengdu High Speed Train Schedules, Fares and Stations

Chengdu and Kunming are charming tourist cities of southwestern China. Unlike Beijing and Shanghai that enjoy fast-paced life, Chengdu and Kunming are pleasant cities with low-paced lifestyle. Numerous attractions that different from any other cities can be found over the two cities, like the Giant Pandas and the Stone Forest. Besides, Kunming is the vital gateway city to its nearby tourist cities of Yunnan province, including Dali, Shangri-La, Lijiang, Puzhehei, etc.

Currently, there are 8 trains travel from Kunming to Chengdu every day, including 2 High Speed G-trains and 6 normal K-trains. The two High Speed Trains depart from Kunming South Railway Station in the morning (8 :08/9:04) and arrive at Chengdu East Railway Station in the afternoon (14:40/15::39), while the K-trains are available from 9:00 to 19:40 and arrive at Chengdu Railway Station the next day.

Popular Chengdu Tours: 1 Day Chengdu Panda Tour / 2 Days Chengdu City Break

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Kunming Chengdu High Speed Train Route

The total length of Kunming Chengdu High Speed Rail is about 1112 kilometers (691 miles) long. Along the route, High Speed Trains may take a brief stopover at 13~14 stops. The only two High Speed Trains (G2886/G2888) stop at different Railway Stations along the way except Chongqing West (重庆西), Zunyi(遵义) and Guiyang North (贵阳北). Currently, the whole High Speed Train journey takes about 6.7 hours. Check the details about Kunming Chengdu High Speed Rail Map:

Kunming South Railway Station

Location: Xiangyuan Road, Chenggong District, Kunming, Yunnan (云南省昆明市呈贡区祥园街-昆明南站)

Kunming South Railway Station is located about 3 kilometers away from the downtown area, 7 kilometers away from Dian Lack and 28 kilometers away from Kunming Railway Station. Convenient metro lines, airport shuttle bus, taxi and public bus service are available there, making it easy to transfer to the downtown area. High Speed Trains depart from there reach to Beijing, Shanghai, Guilin, Guiyang, Changsha, Xiamen, Chongqing, Nanning, etc. For High Speed Trains travel from Kunming to Chengdu, Kunming South Railway Station is the only available departure Railway Station.

Chengdu East Railway Station

Location: No.4, Qingyijiang Road, Chenghua District, Chengdu, Sichuan (四川省成都市成华区青衣江路4号-成都东站)

Location: No.4, Qingyijiang Road, Chenghua District, Chengdu, Sichuan (四川省成都市成华区青衣江路4号-成都东站)

Chengdu East Railway Station is the main High Speed Railway Station connecting with the nearby attractions like Leshan, Emeishan and Chongqing. Convenient Metro Lines, airport shuttle bus, taxi, public bus and long-distance coach service are offered there. Usually, you could take the local Metro Line 2 and Line 7 to the downtown area to visit attractions like the Giant Panda Base, the People’s Park, Chunxi Road, Jinli Old Street, Kuan and Zhai Alley, JInsha Museum, etc. Learn more about Chengdu East Railway Station>

High Speed Train Tips

Class of Ticket

Usually, there are three kinds of tickets are provided on high speed trains, Business Class Seat, First Class Seat and Second Class Seat. Second Class Seat is the most budget level you will share a row space with other passengers. And the First Class of Seat is more comfortable and quiet for those who prefer a good rest on the way. If you would like to try the most luxury and superior train travel experience, the Business Class better than the business level on airplane will shock you beyond expectation. 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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