Chuxiong Transportation

In this part, Chuxiong Transportation Guide serves you detailed information and introduces Chuxiong trains, Chuxiong  cycling, Chuxiong bus, Chuxiong taxis and ways of getting to & around Chuxiong, which help you choose the best way to get to Chuxiong. Chuxiong lies to the west of Kunming and the transportation is quite convenient. National highway 320 connects Chuxiong with Kunming, with distance of 160 kilometers. Meanwhile, there are roads leading to almost every county in the area. The Kunming-Dali Expressway passes through Chuxiong. And it takes about 2 hours from Kunming to Chuxiong by bus. Every day there are more than about 100 regular buses going to and from Chuxiong in the Yunnan Province. With the opening of Kunming – Chuxiong – Dali Intercity Railway, it is very convenient to get to Chuxiong by train.

How to Get to Chuxiong

By Air

At present, there are no airports in Chuxiong. Hence, people who plan to travel in Chuxiong can get to Kunming by air, then take the intercity bus, which takes about 1.5 hours to get to Kunming, then take a airport shuttle, which takes about 1 hour.

By Train

Chuxiong Railway Station, formerly known as Chuxiong North Railway Station, Chuxiong High-speed Railway Station, is the largest passenger railway station. On July 1, 2018, the Kunming-Chuxiong Railway was officially put into use. The opening of Chuxiong Railway Station also marks Chuxiong officially “entering” the high-speed rail era, forming a one-hour transportation and life circle with Kunming and Dali. Therefore, it is very convenient to get to Chuxiong by train.

By Long-distance Bus

In Yunnan, long-distance buses are the main transportation method. Of course, the same applies to Chuxiong. There are four main bus stations, namely, Chuxiong Bus Station, Chuxiong North Bus Station, Chuxiong South Bus Station and Chuxiong East Bus Station. Therefore, it is very convenient to get to Chuxiong by long-distance bus. The specific information, such as address and telephone, is as follows.

  • Chuxiong Bus Station(楚雄客运站)
    Add: No. 197 West Lucheng Road, Chuxiong City(楚雄市鹿城西路197号)
  • Chuxiong North Bus Station(楚雄客运北站)
    Add: No. 130 North Lucheng Road, Chuxiong City(楚雄市鹿城北路130号)
  • Chuxiong South Bus Station(楚雄客运南站)
    Add: No. 298 West Lucheng Road, Chuxiong City(楚雄市鹿城西路298号)
  • Chuxiong East Bus Station(楚雄客运东站)
    Add: No. 352 Xiongbao Road, Chuxiong City(楚雄市雄宝路352号)
    Tel: 0878-3010681

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How to Get Around Chuxiong

Car Rental

Renting a car is suitable for a flexible and comfortable way. If there are enough people in your group to share the expenses, it is better for you to rent a car with an experienced driver and a tour guide if you are foreign travelers. If you want to have more fun on the way, renting a car is highly recommended way. The driver of chartering car can stop for you to enjoy the scenery and take photos. But a tourist bus will not stop on the way.

By Taxi or Didi

Taxi travel has greatly facilitated our lives. The image of a taxi also represents the external image of a city. For tourists, it is easy to visit any places of a city. Taxi fare in Chuxiong is RMB 8 for the first 3 km and RMB 1.8 for each additional km (RMB 9.6 and RMB 2.7 after 10 PM). For a trip longer than 10 km, the part after 10 km is charged RMB 2.7/km.

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By Bus

The opening of the bus not only facilitates the travel of the citizens, but also adds a landscape to Chuxiong. At present, the bus line has now basically covered Chuxiong, which is very convenient for urban and rural residents.To some extent, it is convenient to get around Chuxiong in a economic way and can experience the local culture in the most direct manner. The fare for public buses is RMB 1 throughout Chuxiong. Most of the buses in the city start at 6:00 am and end at 10:30 pm.

By Bicycle

If you want to take a short-distance trip, bike is a good choice. Bikes are also available in Chuxiong City. Bikes vary greatly in quality so shop around for the best deal. Merida and Giant are among the better brands to consider. Chuxiong Cycling Tours are the best choice for you.

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