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How to Get to the City Center from Kunming Airport

Transfer from Kunming Airport to the Downtown

Where is Kunming Changshui International Airport?

Kunming Changshui International Airport (昆明长水国际机场, ICAO:ZPPP,IATA:KMG) is the primary airport serving Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, China. The airport is located 24.5 km northeast of the city center in a graded mountainous area about 2,100 m (6,900 ft) above sea level.

Kunming Changshui International Airport

How to Get to the City Center from Kunming Airport?

By Airport Shuttle Bus

There are 6 airport express bus routes transferring between different sites in downtown and the airport. You should check the bus route with staff in the airport before you get aboard. It departs every 20-30 minutes from 9:00 am to 11:30 pm. One can also take bus 919 A, 919 B, 919 C and 919 D lines to the busy area of the city.

►Shuttle Bus No.1

Route:Changshui Airport - Xiao Xi Men

Time: 7:00 am - 2:00 am(+1) every 20 -30 mins

►Shuttle Bus No.2
Route:Changshui Airport - Jinjiang Hotel

Time:8:30 am - 22:00 pm every 30 mins

►Shuttle Bus No.3
Route:Changshui Airport - Northern Transport Terminal

Time:8:00 am - 17:30 pm

By Metro

How to Get to the City Center from Kunming Airport by metro? The airport is the terminus of Line 6 of the Kunming Metro, which opened on the same day as the airport. It runs between 6:20 am to 22:20 pm every day. The metro take you from Changshui airport to Eastern Bus Station. And it takes about 25 minutes and costs 6 yuan for one way. After arriving at the East Bus Station, there are multiple buses that can be transferred to all directions in the urban area.

By Taxi

How to Get to the City Center from Kunming Airport by taxi? Taxi is the most convenient way from the airport to the city center. If the airport expressway toll is added, the taxi fare is expected to be more than 86 yuan. If the traffic situation is slightly worse, the cost may increase.

By Car Rental

If there are a couple of people in your party or you travel with a lot of luggage, you can also rent a private car with a drive and an English-speaking tour through a travel agency. Most of the travel agency in China can offer this kind of private service for their guest. TopChinaTravel can offer this kind of private transfer service from the airport to the downtown. If you need, please send the details to sales@topchinatravel.com. 

►Or you can find more information about the service at Kunming Transfer Service page.


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