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Train from Kunming to Guangzhou


In this page, we offer Kunming to Guangzhou train information , including the conventional train schedule, the high speed train schedule and more details about that for your reference.

The Conventional Trains from Kunming to Guangzhou
Departure Station: Kunming Railway Station
Arrival Station: Guangzhou Railway Station 
Train No.
Departure Time
Arrival Time
Running Time
12:02 (+1 day)
27 h 13 m
12:08 (+1 day)
23 h 58 m
19:14 (+1 day)
26 h 35 m
20:08 (+1 day)
26 h 38 m
The Bullet Trains from Kunming to Guangzhou
Departure Station: Kunming South Railway Station
Arrival Station: Guangzhou South Railway Station
Train No.
Departure Time
Arrival Time
Running Time
6 h 35 m
9 h 24 m
9 h 3 m
9 h 5 m
D3824 10:22 19:20 8 h 58 m
D3828 10:31 19:33 9 h 2 m
D3832 10:52 19:46 8 h 54 m
D3836 11:21 20:22 9 h 1 m
D3840 12:24 21:18 8 h 54 m
D3844 12:44 22:04 9 h 20 m
D3848 13:14 22:30 9 h 16 m
D3852 14:12 23:24 9 h 12 m
D3856 14:30 23:35 9 h 5 m
G2934 14:45 21:09 6 h 24m
D3860 14:46 23:41 8 h 55 m
G2928 15:23 21:54 6 h 31m

Attentions: Train Schedule of Kunming to Guangzhou is for your reference only. Please check the ticket information including the tickets fares at the railway station or by your TCT tour advisors separately.

Notes for Booking Train Tickets
1. Booking an original train is easier than booking a passing-by train. You can book a train ticket 30 days in advance at most.

2. Generally, the seats on the conventional train in China have tow types including soft seat and hard seat. Also, there are two kinds of sleeper seats on China's trains which are hard sleeper seat and soft sleeper seat. Hard sleeper seats are divided into upper hard sleeper, middle hard sleeper and lower hard sleeper (lower hard sleeper is the best); while soft sleeper seats are divided into upper soft sleeper and lower soft sleeper (lower soft sleeper is better).
3. In China, taking a conventional train is a comparative cheaper way to cut down the travel cost. While correspondingly, the comfortable level is lower than by air.
Luggage: you need to take the luggages by yourself and keep an eye of them on transporting time, no luggage-checking service on the train
Carriage: it may be crowded when in the domestic travel seasons as well as summer holidays.

4. The Kunming-Guangzhou bullet trains (with first letter of D or G) have three types of seats, the second-class seat, the first-class seat and the luxury business seat. The environment of bullet trains is much better than the conventional trains, clean, tidy and comfortable. 
5. The first character of train number has special meanings.
G–High-Speed Train
C–Intercity EMU Train
D–Electric Multiple Units (EMU) Train
Z–Direct Express Train
T–Express Train
K–Fast Train
Four-digit Number Train - Regular Speed Train
L–Temporary Train

Tips for Travel to Guangzhou and Kunming

•Domestic Travel High Season
The most crowded seasons in China are Chinese Spring Festival (usually in late Jan or early Feb.), International Labor Day (May 01 to 03) and National Day (Oct 01-07). Spring Festival and the National Day golden week are the most crowded time for travelling.

•Best Time to Visit Guangzhou: 
The best time to travel in Guangzhou is in spring and autumn; the city has a subtropical maritime monsoon climate, with four distinct seasons. Generally, the warm spring and cool autumn are the more comfortable seasons. While summer and winter are far less pleasant. Overall, Guangzhou enjoys a mild and moist climate.

•Best Time to Visit Kunming:
With the title of City of Eternal Spring, Kunming is a destination suitable for travelling throughout the whole year. However, the best time to visit Kunming is from March to October. One can find a lot of Yunnan ethnic celebrations during these times in addition to many fruits and blossoms within this period of time. Because of this, visiting within this time will take you the most enjoyment and delight.

Related Information:
More transportation information: Kunming Transportation
More travel information: Kunming Travel Guide

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