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Airport code: KMG

Location: Kunming Wujiaba International Airport lies in southeast outskirt of Kunming City, only abut four kilometers (about 2.5 miles) away from the downtown area.

Brief intro: As one of the most important and busiest airports in China, Kunming Wujiaba International Airport was built in 1923. After a series of renovations it has become a modern and beautiful airport, which has a 58,000 square meters (about 14 acres) Waiting Building, 34 gate positions, 17 Waiting Hall, one airstrip and a 250,000 square meters (about 62 acres) parking apron. Within the airport there are restaurants, shops, small flower supermarket and other service facilities. Airlines here can take you to 74 domestic and international cities.

There are cafeterias and restaurants providing you both traditional Chinese food and western food service.

Tel: 0871-7116333 or 0871-7116444 or 0871-7116339 (for domestic service)
0871-7115896 (for international service)

It is located on 2 F Waiting Building.
Airport ticket selling phone: 0871-7112191
General desk for ticket booking: 0871-7114277 or 0871-7114278

Information counter
You can find it on 2 F Waiting Building.
Tel: 0871-7114300

Baggage storage and bank are also to be found on 2 F Waiting Building. Besides there are ATMs on 1 F for your convenience.

Airport Transportation: See our detailed information on Kunming Transportation.


Kunming Airport Transportation

By Plane
Kunming is not only the domestic transportation and communication center of Yunnan Province, but also one of China's ports to Southeast Asia. Kunming Wujiaba International Airport (KMG) is one of Chinese five international airports, running about 11 international airlines to Rangoon, Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hanoi, New Delhi, Seoul, and Tokyo; two flights to Hong Kong and Macau and over 40 to China's major cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Xiamen, etc.

There are also many direct flights to most cities inside the Province including Dali, Lijiang, Shangri-La Xishuangbanna, and others.
Kunming Wujiaba International airport located in southeastern Kunming is about 7.5 kilometers (about 4.7 miles) from the city center. Civil aviation buses commute between the airport and downtown; ticket price for the 20-minute trip is 15 to 20 yuan. In addition, public buses No. 52 and 67 serve the area for 1 yuan per person (2 yuan if air-conditioned); the last runs are at 22:00 and 22:30. Taxis also make the airport-city run for 15 to 20 yuan.

Wujiaba International Airport Consultation: (0871) 7113230
Ticket Booking Office of CAAC: (0871) 3164270
Address: 146, Dongfeng Dong Lu, Kunming

By Train
Kunming has four railway stations. The main one is the Nanyao Station, about four kilometers (about 2.5 miles) from the center of the city, which would take about 10 yuan within 15 minutes by Taxi to. Trains to Dali, Yuxi etc., run every day. The Ticket Booking Office is at No. 19, Kunshi Lu, hours of operation is from 8:00 to 17:30.

Second is the North Railway Station, about three kilometers (about 1.9 miles) north of the city center. This station is important for tourists who plan to travel to Vietnam for here you can make a trip further to Hanoi (two departures every week on Friday and Sunday).

Important notice: It is impossible to get your Vietnam Visa in Kunming. Be sure to obtain your Vietnam visa in Guangzhou, Beijing, or other major city in advance if you are planning a trip to Vietnam.

Yunnan Province is vast; train travel requires much more time than air travel. However, if you are not in a hurry, train travel offers beautiful scenery along the way.

Train tickets can be booked in most hotels in Kunming city; or you can book tickets 7 days prior to your departure at a railway station ticket office, 8:00 to 17:30.

   Panorama of Kunming City from a plane

By Bus
Highway transportation has developed rapidly in Kunming. Highways radiate to places inside and outside Yunnan Province, as well as to neighboring countries. You can also choose long-distance buses to Kunming from Beijing (National Highway 108), Lanzhou (213), Shanghai (320), Fuzhou (324) or other cities.
While there are many bus stations in Kunming, for safety we recommend that tourists take buses at well-operated stations.

Kunming Passenger Transport Bus Station is the first choice of tourists. Here are both common and luxurious buses to most sites inside Yunnan Province.
Location: in the south end of Beijing Lu, neighboring Nanyao Railway Station

Dongju Passenger Transport Bus Station
Address: 65, Dongjiao Lu

Gaokuai Passenger Transport Bus Station (Yunnan Tourist Passenger Transport Bus Station) operates bus lines to Dali, Lijiang, Shangri-La, Yuxi, etc.
Address: 663, Minhang Lu

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