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Kunming - Luoyang Train

High speed trains are currently not available between Kunming and Luoyang. There is only one pair of normal speed trains running between Kunming Railway Station and Guanlin Railway Station in Luoyang, which is a little far away from downtown area. It takes about 33 hours for this trip. As it’s a long journey by normal speed train, passengers are advised to make a transfer in a third city by high speed trains to save time.

Basic Facts:

 Duration: 33 hours
 Running Distance: 2,164 kilometers (1,345 miles)
 Stations along the way: Qujing, Xuanwei, Liupanshui, Guiyang, Kaili, Yuping, Huaihua, Jishou, Zhangjiajie, Cili, Shimenxian North, Dangyang, Jingmen, Xiangyang, Nanyang, Baofeng

Kunming to Luoyang Train Schedule

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K228618:32 - 03:11++32h39m
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Luoyang to Kunming Train Timetable

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K228521:27 - 06:08++32h41m
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1. "++" indicates the third day.
2. 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 - Luoyang train

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 667
USD 98
CNY 436
USD 64
CNY 240
USD 35

How to get to Guanlin Temple from Guanlin Railway Station

As Guanlin Temple is near Guanlin Railway Station, passengers can go there very conveniently by bus 38 or 80.

A Quicker High Speed Train Transfer

To transit at Zhengzhou

Route  Duration   Ticket Fare 
Kunming South - Zhengzhou East 8 - 10 hours CNY 892.5 for second class seat
Zhengzhou East - Luoyang Longmen 0.5 - 1 hour  CNY 44.5 - 65.5 for second class seat
Total  8.5 - 11 hours  CNY 937 - 958 for second class seat

1. For the Zhengzhou - Luoyang leg, most of trains use Zhengzhou East Railway Station while some use Zhengzhou Railway Station or Zhengzhou West Railway Station. Passengers are advised to select Zhengzhou East Railway Station so that they can catch the connecting train at the same railway station and 30 min - 1 hour is enough.
2. From Zhengzhou East to Kunming South, there is an overnight bullet sleeper train departing at 23:18 and arriving at 10:30 in the next morning. It's a more preferable choice than others because passengers can spend a night onboard. In this way, one daytime and a night’s hotel expense are saved. Notice that the overnight train is only available from Friday to Monday.
3. From Longmen Railway Station, passengers can directly take bus 71 to go to Longmen Grottoes, the most famous tourist destination in the city.

To transit at Chengdu

Route  Duration   Ticket Fare 
Kunming South - Chengdu  East  5 - 7 hours  CNY 481.5 - 509.5 for second class seat
Chengdu East - Luoyang Longmen  5.5 - 6.5 hours  CNY 437.5 for second class seat
Total  10.5 - 13.5 hours  CNY 919 - 947 for second class seat

Kunming - Luoyang Flight

There is only a pair of direct flights between Kunming and Luoyang which takes about 2.5 hours, available on Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sun. There are some discounted tickets in low season, which cost less than CNY 1,250. In this case, it’s ideal to travel by flight. However, if the timetable does not fit you, the best choice is to take a Kunming - Zhengzhou direct flight plus a high speed ride between Luoyang and Zhengzhou. There are more flights between Zhengzhou and Kunming and you can expect greater discounts.

 Major Rail Lines from Kunming to:
Major Rail Lines from Luoyang to:
- Last updated on Apr. 25, 2023 -
Questions & Answers on Kunming - Luoyang Train
Asked by Loren & Tara | Nov. 04, 2019 17:15Reply
How far is Luoyang airport to the downtown and the grottoes?
Answers (1)
Answered by Polly | Nov. 05, 2019 17:06

It is too far from the old town, 10km and 25min driving. The distance to the grottoes is however, a little bit long. It would take at least 50min by taxi and over 25km.
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