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Train from Kunming to Shanghai


In this page, we offer train from Kunming to Shanghai train information including Kunming to Shanghai train schedule and more details about that for your reference.

Departure Station: Kunming Railway Station
Arrival Station: Shanghai Railway Station 

Train No.
Departure Time
Arrival Time
Running Time
K182 (Slowest One)
12:01 (+1 day)
41 h 46 m
K80 (Fastest One)
05:17 (+2 days)
34 h 3 m
15:22 (+1 day)
40 h 32 m

Attentions: Train Schedule of Kunming to Shanghai 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 10 days in advance at most.

2. Generally, the seats on the 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).
2. In China, taking a 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.

Tips for Travel to Shanghai 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 Shanghai:
The best time to travel in Shanghai 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, Shanghai 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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