Kunming - Fuzhou High Speed Trains: Schedule, Tickets Fare & Booking
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Kunming - Fuzhou Train

Currently, there is only a pair of Kunming - Fuzhou high speed trains. Both run between Kunming South Railway Station and Fuzhou Railway Station, for a distance of 2,092 kilometers (1,300 miles). Because of the long distance, it takes around 11 hours for a single-way trip. A second class seat costs CNY 806. Normal trains do not exist between Kunming and Fuzhou in Fujian Province. For passengers in urgent cases, flights might be a better choice.
 

Basic Facts:

 Open Date: Jan 5, 2017
 Duration: about 11 hours
 Running Distance: 2,092 kilometers (1,300 miles)
 Top Speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)
 Stations along the way: Qujing North, Panzhou, Guanling, Anshun West, Pingba South, Guiyang North, Kaili South, Tongren South, Xinhuang West, Huaihua South, Xupu South, Shaoyang North, Loudi South, Changsha South, Liling East, Pingxiang North, Xinyu North, Yichun, Nanchang West, Fuzhou East, Yingtan North, Shangrao, Wufushan, Wuyishan East, Jian'ou West, Nanping North, Gutian North
 

Kunming to Fuzhou High Speed Train Schedule

Kunming Schedule
(Last updated on August 10, 2018)​
No.  Departure  Arrival  Duration
G1696    11:11  22:02  10h51m
 

Fuzhou to Kunming Bullet Train Timetable

Fuzhou Schedule
(Last updated on August 10, 2018)​
No.  Departure  Arrival  Duration
G1698  08:42  19:28  10h46m
 Note: The above timetable is for reference only. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.
 

Ticket Fare of Kunming - Fuzhou High Speed Train

Business Class Seat   First Class Seat   Second Class Seat
CNY 2,545  CNY 1,357.5  CNY 806
 

Other Transportation Options between Kunming and Fuzhou

If you are not able to catch the direct trains, consider transiting at Changsha or Nanchang for more options. Choose a proper one in accordance with your schedule.
 

Transfer via Changsha

Route   Duration   Ticket Fare for second class seat
Kunming South - Changsha South  5 - 6.5 hours  CNY 498.5
Changsha South - Fuzhou  4.5 - 6 hours  CNY 266/ 404.5
Total  9.5 - 11.5 hours  CNY 764.5/ 903
 

Transfer via Nanchang

Currently, there are about 8 pairs of bullet trains between Kunming and Nanchang. All of them use Kunming South Station and Nanchang West station. Regarding the Nanchang - Fuzhou leg, there are 14 pairs of D-type & 10 pairs of G-type trains. Some D-trains stop at Nanchang Station. It’s better to choose trains arriving at / leaving from Nanchang West to avoid transferring between stations in Nanchang.
Route   Duration   Ticket Fare for second class seat
Kunming South - Nanchang West  7 - 8.5 hours  CNY 623.5
Nanchang West - Fuzhou  3 - 4 hours  CNY 160.5 - 263
Total  10 - 12.5 hours  CNY 784 - 886.5
 

To take a flight

There are 5 - 7 pairs of flights operating between Kunming and Fuzhou on daily basis. A full price ticket is expensive. While, there are always 20% - 80% off discount tickets.
 

Kunming - Fuzhou High Speed Trains V.S. Flights

High Speed Train  Plane
Duration  11 hours  3 - 4 hours
Price  CNY 1,357.5 for first class seat;
CNY 806 for second class seat 
Full price for Economy class: CNY 2,350;
Discount tickets (CNY 600 - 700) are always available
Punctuality  Punctual  Occasional delays

 Note: Fuzhou Railway Station is near downtown area and can be reached within 30min by taxi. While, the Changle Airport is farther, about 60km (37mi) from the downtown and needs at least one hour.
 
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