Kunming Metro Line 6

Kunming metro logo

 East Coach Station – Airport Center

(Identification Color: yellow green          )

Kunming metro line 6 is the first rail transit in the city, connecting the downtown area and Changshui International Airport with a total distance of 27km (17 mi). This metro line's construction is divided into two phases: phase one between East Coach Station and Airport Center is now in service, and phase two with the stations of Tangzixiang, Tuodong Stadium, Juhua General Transport Hub and Juhua are still under construction, which are expected to operate by late 2017.
See metro maps for reference.

Ticket Fare

For different trips, the fare varies from CNY2 to CNY5.
1. Children under 4 feet (1.3 meters) can enjoy free ride on the metro.
2. Paying with Kunming Transportation Card, passengers can enjoy 10% discount.


Station To Airport Center To East Coach Station
First Train Last Train First Train Last Train
East Coach Station 06:20 22:20 --- ---
Airport Center --- --- 06:20 22:20

 Note: Trains on line 6 operate every 15 minutes. A whole single trip takes around 17 minutes and the ticket price is CNY5.


 East Coach Station: Transfer with Line 3

Surroundings and Bus Routes near Stations of Kunming Metro Line 6

('' points out kunming metro transfer stations.)

 East Coach Station
Surroundings: East Coach Station, Hongqiao Road, Haoyijia Supermarket, Changyun Restaurant, Zhaoqing Road, Yuncheng Hotel, Hengxiang Hotel, Shichuan Cuisine Restaurant
Bus Routes: K9, K17, K18, 22, 29, 60, 193, 237, 902, 906, C136, C137

Surroundings: No.96 Country Road, Airport Expressway, No.17 Middle School, Banqiao Middle School, Dabanqiao Town, Longquan Temple, Jinjiang Inn, Chenxi Community
Bus Routes: 11, 903, C67, C131, C136, K46, K55, Z111

 Airport Front
Surroundings: Middle Changgang Road, West Airport Road, Qingfeng Road, Changgang Road, Honglong Hotel, Industrial and Commercial Bank, Bank of China
Bus Routes: 919C, 919D

 Airport Center
Surroundings: Changshui International Airport, Xinxin Business Hotel, Hangcheng Hotel, Shangyi Shidai Hotel, Best Yue Hang Hotel
Bus Routes: 919A, 919B, 919C, 919D, 919E

Route of Kunming Metro Line 6 Phase Two

Surroundings: Guikun Road, Yulong Road, West Guishi Road, Heitu’ao Community, Shengshiyipin Community, Liangting Community Hospital, Guandu District Hongchen School, Jinma Central School, Juli Boutique Hotel, Yixintang Drugstore
Bus Routes: 108, 247, D30, Z74, C67

 Juhua General Transport Hub
Surroundings: Juhua Flyover, Dongjiao Road, Juhua Community, Yunan Transportation Center Hospital, Wuli Primary School, Minhang Road Primary School, China Mobile, 7 Days Inn, Hengdu Business Hotel, Dongjiao Drugstore, Haorenjia Drugstore
Bus Routes: 5, 51, 62, 72, 109

 Tuodong Stadium
Surroundings: East Huancheng Road, Tuodong Stadium, Kunming Library, Telecom International Hotel, Baiyun Hotel, Construction Bank of China, Minsheng Bank, China Mobile
Bus Routes: 5, 25, 28, 63, 67, 72, 74, 75, 78, 89, 103, 105, 111, 182, 201, K1

Surroundings: Beijing Road, Wujing Road, Tangshuang Road, Lancangjiang Huayuan Community, Kuntie Jiayuan Community, Guandu District No.5 Middle School, Heping Primary School, 1st People’s Hospital, 3rd People’s Hospital, Baixingyuan Drugstore, Shengda Express Hotel, Chunguang Hotel, Haitian Hotel, Home Inn, Industrial and Commercial Bank, Postal Savings Bank, Construction Bank, China Mobile, China Unicom
Bus Routes: 2, 23, 26, 47, 68, 83, 89, 117

- Last updated on Aug. 18, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Kunming Metro Line 6
Asked by Jamie from CANADA | Nov. 16, 2019 11:58Reply
How to get from Changshui International Airport to Kundu Night Market?
Answers (3)
Answered by Jennie from SINGAPORE | Nov. 18, 2019 19:37

Sorry, Kundu night market has been closed for a long time.
Answered by Jamie from CANADA | Nov. 19, 2019 13:12

Are there any other night markets in Kunming that are good to check out?
Answered by Jennie from SINGAPORE | Nov. 19, 2019 18:49

You can go to Nanping street or Xiangyun street in the evening.
Asked by Nattawut T. from THAILAND | Oct. 21, 2019 21:57Reply
How to get from Kunming Airport to the Main Railway Station? (High speed train )
Answers (1)
Answered by Aubrey from GERMANY | Oct. 21, 2019 23:05

Upon landing, it is suggested to take airport shuttle bus line 2 to there directly. It takes around 45 mins on the way.
Asked by Sonita from CAMBODIA | Sep. 04, 2019 07:29Reply
How can i go to nanping pesdestrain street from kunming aiport?
Answers (1)
Answered by Elizabeth from FINLAND | Sep. 04, 2019 23:54

Take subway line 6 to East Coach Station and transfer to metro line 3 to Wuyi Road Station, Exit B. After arriving, walk east around 500 meters to find the destination.
Asked by Kowit Weerachart from THAILAND | Jul. 29, 2019 21:09Reply
how can i go to jinbi square from Changshui International Airport
using public transportation.
Answers (1)
Answered by Mia from USA | Jul. 29, 2019 22:48

Upon landing, take metro line 6 to East Coach Station first. Then transfer to metro line 3 to Wuyi Road Station, Exit B. After arriving, walk south around 850 meters to find the destination.
Asked by James Lee from SINGAPORE | May. 08, 2019 02:10Reply
Route of Kunming Subway Line 6 Phase Two to ends at Tangxixiang Station(Beijing).
Line 6 is currently under construction, will it be completed by June 2019? If not yet completed, can I take the line 6 from Airport and change to line 3 at East Coach Station, Hongqiao Road to Dongfeng Station at Beijing road?
Thank you

James Lee
Answers (1)
Answered by Dean from CANADA | May. 08, 2019 23:50

No, it is expected to open in 2020. Yes, your transfer is available.
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