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Guangzhou - Kunming Train

About 3 pairs of normal trains are running between Guangzhou and Kunming, taking a long time of 24.5-28.5 hours. Fortunately, the high speed trains have been available since January 5th, 2017. Since then, the rail duration has been greatly cut down to less than 8.5 hours.

Guangzhou-Kunming High Speed Trains

All these bullet trains are running between Guangzhou South Railway Station and Kunming South Railway Station. Although a little far from city centers, both stations have been connected with subway lines.

Guangzhou to Kunming High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on May 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G293207:54 - 14:176h23m
D383010:42 - 19:228h40m
D385413:14 - 21:558h41m
G293614:50 - 21:597h9m
G292216:07 - 22:466h39m
Over 15 departures in total: departure time from 06:54 to 16:07; duration from 6H25M to 9H42M.
See more Guangzhou Schedule

Kunming to Guangzhou High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on May 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G293807:30 - 14:236h53m
G31409:21 - 15:566h35m
D383611:27 - 20:218h54m
G293414:45 - 21:056h20m
G292815:23 - 21:546h31m
Over 15 departures in total: departure time from 07:53 to 15:23; duration from 6H20M to 9H48M.
See more Kunming Schedule

Note: The timetable here is just for reference. Please refer to the search tool on page top for the real time schedule.

Ticket Price

(Last Update on May 7, 2019)
First Class SeatSecond Class Seat
G trainsCNY 876
USD 133
CNY 535.5
USD 81
D trainsCNY 695 - 711.5
USD 105 - 108
CNY 434.5 - 445
USD 66 - 67

 Running Route
The D trains run along Guangzhou-Kunming high speed railway, which consists of Guangzhou-Nanning section and Nanning-Kunming section. The first section has been in service since December 26, 2014; the later one has been opened two years later on December 28, 2016. The stations on the way include Sanshui South, Zhaoqing East, Yunfu East, Nanjiangkou, Yunan, Wuzhou South, Tengxian, Pingnan South, Guiping, Guigang, Binyang, Nanning East, Nanning, Nanning West, Long'an East, Pingguo, Tiandong North, Tianyang, Baise, Funing, Guangnanxian, Puzhehei, Mile, and Shilin West.

Normal Trains 

They are running overnight between Guangzhou Railway Station and Kunming Railway Station. Because they run along different routes, the distance varies. K1205/K1206 and K231/K232 run for a distance of 1,030 miles (1,658 km). K365/K366 run for 1,017 miles (1,637 km).

Guangzhou to Kunming Train Timetable

(Last Update on May 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K23105:32 - 10:07+28h35m
K36509:50 - 11:12+25h22m
K120516:46 - 21:08+28h22m

Kunming to Guangzhou Train Timetable

(Last Update on May 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K36607:50 - 08:45+24h55m
K120608:53 - 11:40+26h47m
K23216:52 - 20:11+27h19m
1. "+" indicates the second day.
2. The above timetable is for reference only. You can check the real-time schedule by the search box on page top.

Ticket Price

(Last Update on May 7, 2019)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 560
USD 85
CNY 351
USD 53
CNY 192
USD 29

 Their running routes are listed as follows:
K231/K232 and K1205/K1206: Foshan, Zhaoqing, Maoming East, Maoming, Yulin, Guigang, Nanning, Tianlin, Ceheng, Xingyi, Weishe, Hongguo, Fuyuan, and Qujing

K365/K366: Foshan, Zhaoqing, Yangchun, Maoming East, Maoming, Yulin, Guigang, Nanning, Xingyi, Weishe, Luoping, Shizong, and Shilin

Major Rail Lines from Guangzhou to:

Major Rail Lines from Kunming to:

- Last modified on Apr. 24, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Guangzhou - Kunming Train
Asked by Albert from NEW ZEALAND | Apr. 24, 2019 05:08Reply
Is there free wifi on train G312 to Kunming South?
Answers (1)
Answered by Aurelia | Apr. 24, 2019 16:50

Well, there is free wifi offered based on the news I read. However, from my experience on other trains, you need to use it under support of Wechat!
Asked by Lambert from USA | Dec. 26, 2018 01:19Reply
How can I travel by metro from Kunming South Station?
I plan to stay at Kunming Upland International Youth Hostel. Is it far away from the station? Thank you for your reply!
Answers (1)
Answered by Katrina from USA | Dec. 26, 2018 17:16

It is indeed a long distance trip, maybe more than 30km. You can take metro line 1 (the branch line) to Chunrongjie first and then change to line 1, the main line to Huanchengnanlu. Then change to line 2 there and get off at Chuanxingulou, exit D. Finally, you need to walk about 200m to east direction and take bus No. 95 (bus 119 and k14 can also work) to Qingyunjie bus stop. The hostel is about 200m in distance.
Asked by Phoebe from THAILAND | Sep. 09, 2017 08:08Reply
Can I bring my bicycle on the cargo car?
I have a bicycle and I'm just wondering if I could take it in the train? Thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by Mr. Jennifer from GERMANY | Sep. 09, 2017 22:16

Offical answer: Generally, bikes are not allowed onboard. Passengers can use the consignment or delivery service to transport your bike to the destination. If you insist, you will need to dismantle and box the bicycle to take it onboard as a regular piece of luggage.
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