How to get to Kunming Railway Station
Kunming Railway Station is located in Guandu District, 3.5km south of Kunming urban center. The public transportations are included metro, city bus and taxi. Taxi is mostly recommended. Get the Map
Option 1, Take Taxi
Because Kunming Railway Station is just 3.5km from downtown, Taxi is the mostly recommended way to get to Kunming Railway Station.
Taxi drop-off area: The north entrance on 1F
Taxi pick-up area: exit gates on B1
The one way fare from Kunming Railway Station to downtown is around RMB10, around 10 minutes.
Please show this Chinese sentence to Taxi driver: 司机, 请带我去昆明火车站，谢谢! (Please drive me to Kunming Railway Station, thank you!)
Taxi Fee Standard (the fuel surcharge is 1RMB one way)
|2km - 10km||RMB1.8 per km||RMB2.2 per km|
|Above 10km||RMB2.7 per km||RMB3.3 per km|
Option 2, Metro Train
Although Kunming Railway station is served by Line 1 of the Kunming Metro, the exit of metro station is on south Square where railway station entrances are not operated yet, and the distance from metro station to the entrance on North Square is around 1km and it takes around 10 minutes by walking.
But the passenger can take shuttle bus No.199 from South Square to North Square. Its operation hours are: 08:00 - 19:00. Ticket price is RMB2 per person / one way.
The first metro train is at 06:50 and the last is at 22:40
The metro line 2 will come in 2021 which station is on B2 of Kunming Railway Station.
Option 3, Take Bus
There are 35 bus routes to or pass Kunming Railway Station and most of them are on North Square.
But the buses are not recommended to foreign passengers, because most bus stops are in Chinese and few bus crew or driver can speak English.