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Xi'an - Kunming Train

The journey time of the high speed trains serving between Xi'an and Kunming is about 10.5 hours. There is only 1 pair of them operated every day. The fare of a second class seat ticket is CNY 623. Apart from that, 2 pairs of normal speed trains serve between the 2 cities with the duration of about 22.5 - 34.5 hours.
 

Xi'an - Kunming High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

 Open date: July 1st, 2018
 Operated at:  Xi'an North Railway StationKunming South Railway Station
 Duration: about 10.5 hours
 Operating speed: 200/ 250/ 300 km/h (124/ 155/ 186 mph)
 

Xi'an to Kunming High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G285309:45 - 20:1110h26m
See more Xi'an Schedule
 

Kunming to Xi'an Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G285411:23 - 22:0510h42m
See more Kunming Schedule 

Note: The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.
 

Xi'an - Kunming High Speed Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 1,903.5
USD 270
CNY 1,015
USD 144
CNY 623
USD 88
 

Running Route of Xi'an - Kunming High Speed Trains

The high speed railway between the two cities consists of 4 sections from 4 different high speed railways with the operating speeds of 200 km/h (124 mph), 250 km/h (155 mph) and 300 km (186 mph); the operating speeds vary by different sections. Major stations on this railway include Hanzhong, Guangyuan, Chongqing West, Zunyi, Guiyang North, Anshun West and Qujing North.
 

Normal Speed Train of Xi'an - Kunming

Basic Facts:

  Operated at: Xi'an Railway Station/ Xi'an South Railway Station, Kunming Railway Station
  Duration: about 22.5 - 34.5 hours
  Distance: 1,942/ 1,946 km (1,206/ 1,209 mi)
  Top speed: 120 km/h (75 mph)
  Major stations along the way: Xianyang, Ankang, Dazhou, Baoji, Quxian, Chongqing West, Chengdu, Panzhihua, Guiyang, Xuanwei, Qujing
 

Xi'an to Kunming Train Schedule:

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K69107:24 - 08:32+25h8m
 

Kunming to Xi'an Train Timetable:

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K69220:49 - 19:24+22h35m
Notes:
1. “+” means the next day, and “++” means the third day.
2. The above timetables are only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search tool on the top of this page.
 

Xi'an - Kunming Normal Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 566
USD 80
CNY 367
USD 52
CNY 201
USD 29
 
 

Xi'an - Kunming Trains vs. Flights

- High Speed Trains  Normal Speed Train   Flights
Duration About 10.5 hours  About 22.5 - 34.5 hours  About 2 - 2.5 hours
Ticket Fare  CNY 623 for second class seat  CNY 415  for hard sleeper  CNY 300 - 1,550 for economy class

Xi'an and Kunming are also linked by about 13 pairs of flights and the number maybe increase in peak season. Compared with trains, the flights enjoy a strong advantage in journey time. They are good choices for those with limited travel time. The ticket price also looks very attractive when there is a discount.

However, both Kunming and Xi'an are very popular tourist cities, so the air ticket may not have any discount during peak seasons like July and August, when high speed trains are better choices. Normal speed trains with long travel time but cheap ticket fare are more recommended to budget travelers.

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- Last modified on Oct. 17, 2018 -
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