Dali – Kunming Flights

As one of the famous historic and cultural cities in China, Dali city is the capital of Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, located in the west of Yunnan Province. As the political, economic and cultural center of ancient Yunnan, it lasted for more than 500 years. Kunming is known as “spring city” due to moderate weather, it is also the capital and the largest city in Yunnan Province. There are well-known Dianchi Lake, spectacular stone forest and wonderful Dongchuan Red Land, which attracts a large number of tourists. The transportation in two cities are convenient, the mode of transportation you can choose is diverse.

There are two direct flights connecting Dali and Kunming operated by China Eastern Airlines. It takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes from Dali to Kunming and about 1 hour and 5 minutes from Kunming to Dali.

Dali Huangcaoba Airport大理机场
Address: Jichang Road, Dali City, Dali大理州大理市机场路
Tel: 0872-2428955

Kunming Changshui International Airport昆明长水国际机场
Address: Changshui Village, Guandu District, Kunming昆明市官渡区长水村
Tel: 0871-68718718

You can take airport shuttle bus, taxi, city bus and other means of transportation to airport. In Kunming, you can also take subway to Changshui Airport. Airport shuttle bus is more cost-effective. 
Kunming Changshui International Airport Shuttle Bus Timetable

Dali – Kunming Flight Schedule

Flight Number Departs Arrives Airlines
MU5942(available on Mon./Wed./Fri) 17:05 18:15 China Eastern Airlines
MU5743(available on Tues./Thur./Sat) 18:40 19:40 China Eastern Airlines

Kunming – Dali Flight Schedule

Flight Number Departs Arrives Airlines
MU5941 08:10 09:15 China Eastern Airlines
MU5734 17:05 18:10 China Eastern Airlines


1. The above information is for reference only, if any change is based on actual information.

2. Since the flights from Dali to Kunming is in the late afternoon, you can do half day tour at Dali Ancient Town. It is not far from Dali Old Town to Dali Airport. Airport shuttle bus, Taxi and chartered bus are easily available there.

3. If you want to book flight ticket, you can contact us. Email: contact@YunnanExploration.com; Tel: +86-871-63511469.

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