Hong Kong to Kunming High Speed Train: Route, Schedule, Fares & Ticket
Hong Kong is an autonomous territory on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in South China. It welcomes with an iconic skyline, a legendary kitchen, and lush, protected nature where rare birds and colourful traditions thrive. The highlights of Hong Kong travel are Victoria Peak – the highest mountain on Hong Kong island, Repulse Bay – the Hawaii of Orient, Man Mo Temple – one of the oldest and best-known temples built in 1848 and others such as Aberdeen fishing village, Kim Tin Walled Village, Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree, Stanley Market. Kunming is the capital and largest city in Yunnan Province, Southwest China and the highlights are Stone Forest, Jiuxiang Caves, Dongchuan Red Land, Western Hill, etc.
On September 23th, 2018, along with the opening of the Guangzhou – Shenzhen – Hong Kong High-Speed Railway, the high-speed train between Hong Kong and Kunming also began operation. Hong Kong’s high speed train station – West Kowloon Railway Station has been put into service and operates daily trains to and from Kunming South Railway Station in Yunnan. The total length is 1515 kilometers and running hours are 7.5 hours. The ticket price for a second class seat is CNY 750. The top speed is 200 km/h in Hong Kong and 300 km/h in Mainland China.
Hong Kong – Kunming High-Speed Train Schedule
|Train No.||Stops||Departure||Arrival||Price(From Hong Kong to)|
|Shenzhen North||12:24||12:28||B.C: 226 CNY/F.C: 120 CNY/S.C: 75CNY|
|Humen||12:45||12:47||B.C: 533 CNY/F.C: 285 CNY/S.C: 178 CNY|
|Guangzhou South||13:05||13:08||B.C: 645 CNY/F.C: 344 CNY/S.C: 215 CNY|
|Guilin West||15:25||15:30||B.C: 1138 CNY/F.C: 607 CNY/S.C: 379 CNY|
|Guiyang North||17:37||17:44||B.C: 1615.5 CNY/F.C: 862 CNY/S.C: 538 CNY|
|Kunming South||–||19:47||B.C: 2287 CNY/F.C: 1220 CNY/S.C: 750.5 CNY|
Kunming – Hong Kong High-Speed Train Schedule
|Train No.||Stops||Departure||Arrival||Price(From Kunming to)|
|Guiyang North||11:22||11:26||B.C: 671.5 CNY/ F.C: 358 CNY/S.C: 212.5 CNY|
|Guilin West||13:32||13:36||B.C: 1149 CNY/ F.C: 613 CNY/S.C: 371.5 CNY|
|Guangzhou South||15:56||16:02||B.C: 1642 CNY/ F.C: 876 CNY/S.C: 535.5 CNY|
|Shenzhen North||16:32||16:37||B.C: 1841.5 CNY/F.C: 975.5 CNY/S.C: 610 CNY|
|West Kowloon||–||16:55||B.C: 2287 CNY/ F.C: 1220 CNY/S.C: 750.5 CNY|
Please Note: B.C refers to Business Class, F.C to First Class, S.C to Second Class. Business Class is the most expensive class with three leathered chairs that can be declined to flat in a row. First Class is more comfortable and spacious with four chairs in a row. Second Class is the cheapest and the most common one with five chairs in a row.
West Kowloon Railway Station九龙西站
Address: West No.1, Austin Road, Jordan, West Kowloon, Hong Kong香港西九龙佐敦
How to Get There: By MTR, City Bus or Taxi
Kunming South Railway Station昆明南站
Address: Wujiaying, Chenggong District, Kunming City, Yunnan云南省昆明市呈贡区吴家营
Tel: 0871-95105105(Ticket Services)
How to Get There: Take taxi, City bus or subway line 1
Running Route of Hong Kong-Kunming High-Speed Train
Hong Kong – Guangzhou
A section of Guangzhou – Shenzhen – Hong Kong Express Rail Link which is a part of Beijing – Hong Kong High Speed Railway, runs between Guangzhou South Station and Hong Kong West Kowloon Station. The total length is about 142 kilometers with two sections of Guangzhou-Shenzhen and Shenzhen-Hong Kong. The major stations along this railway contain Futian, Shenzhen North, Qingsheng, etc.
Guangzhou – Nanning
With a length of 574 km, the railway mainly passes Nanning, Nanning East, Binyang, Guigang, Guiping, Pingnan South, Tengxian, Wuzhou South, Yunan, Nanjiangkou, Yunfu East, Zhaoqing East and Shanshui South. There are dozens of high-speed trains available between Nanning and Guangzhou.
Nanning – Kunming
Nanning-Kunming railway was put into service on December 28, 2016. With a total length of 710 kilometer, the railway passes the major stations including Pingguo, Tiandong North, Baise, Funing, Puzhehei, Mile, Shilin West, etc. Around 20 pairs of Nanning – Kunming high speed trains are in service now and the running hour is around 4.5 hours.
Hong Kong – Kunming via Guangzhou or Shenzhen
Due to the limited direct high-speed rail from Hong Kong to Kunming, if the only one high-speed train is sold out, passengers can transfer at Guangzhou or Shenzhen. Guangzhou is usually the best choice for passengers for more high-speed trains running between Guangzhou and Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Kunming.
Hong Kong – Kunming via Guangzhou
34 pairs of G high speed trains runs between Hong Kong(West Kowloon Station) and Guangzhou(Guangzhou South Railway Station). There are 11 daily D high speed trains running between Kunming and Guangzhou via Nanning and 5 daily G trains via Guiyang. The G trains are more expensive on ticket fares but faster on train speed compared to D trains. The overall travel time is about 7.5 – 10.5 hours.
Hong Kong to Kunming High-speed Train Schedule & Ticket Fare via Guangzhou
|Hong Kong – Guangzhou||Guangzhou – Kunming||Overall Travel Time||Price(only for S.C seat)|
|G80: 08:05 – 08:56||D3822: 09:42 – 18:39
D3826: 09:54 – 19:06
|10h34m/11h1m||215 + 434 = 649 CNY|
|G100: 11:10 – 12:01
G6584: 11:17 – 12:07
|G312: 13:08 – 19:44||8h34m/8h27m||215 + 535 = 750 CNY|
|G6510: 14:31 – 15:25
G6520: 15:00 – 15:47
|G2922: 16:07 – 22:46||8h15m/7h46m||215 + 535 = 750 CNY|
Kunming to Hong Kong High-speed Train Schedule & Ticket Fare via Guangzhou
|Kunming – Guangzhou||Guangzhou – Hong Kong||Overall Travel Time||Price(only for S.C seat)|
|G2924: 07:53 – 14:28||G6535: 15:00 – 15:48||7h55m||535 + 215 = 750|
|G314: 09:19 – 15:57||G6521: 16:12 – 17:10||7h51m||535 + 215 = 750|
|G2934: 14:45 – 21:05||G99: 21:37 – 22:28||7h43m||535 + 215 = 750|
Guangzhou South Railway Station广州南站
Address: South of Shixing Avenue, Shibi Street, Panyu District, Guangzhou. 广州番禹区石壁街石兴大道南
How to Get There: Take taxi, City bus or subway line 2 or 7
Besides, you can take flights between Kunming and Guangzhou if you only have limited travel time. Read more about Guangzhou-Kunming Flights.
Hong Kong – Kunming via Shenzhen
Apart from Guangzhou, you can also consider transferring at Shenzhen. Dozens of daily high-speed trains running between Hong Kong and Shenzhen, orignating/ending at train stations of Hong Kong West Kowloon, Shenzhen North and Futian. 3 direct G trains run between Shenzhen and Kunming, with the travel time of around 7 hours.
Hong Kong to Kunming High-speed Train Schedule & Ticket Fare via Shenzhen
|Hong Kong – Shenzhen||Shenzhen – Kunming||Overall Travel Time||Price(only for S.C seat)|
|G2926: 07:58-15:02||7h23m/7h18m||610 + 75/68 = 685/678 CNY|
|G312: 12:28-19:47||7h33m/7h37m||610 + 75/68 = 685/678 CNY|
|G2922: 15:27 – 22:46||7h33m/7h39m||610 + 75/68 = 685/678 CNY|
Kunming to Hong Kong High-speed Train Schedule & Ticket Fare via Shenzhen
|Kunming-Shenzhen||Shenzhen – Hong Kong||Overall Travel Time||Price(only for S.C seat)|
|G2924: 07:53-15:04||G6385: 15:32-15:52
|7h25m/7h29m||610 + 75/68 = 685/678 CNY|
|G314: 09:21-16:32||G6511: 16:32-16:50
|7h29m/7h35m||610 + 75 = 685 CNY|
Shenzhen North Railway Station深圳北站
Address: 28, Zhiyuan Zhong Road, Minzhi Street, Longhua New Area, Shenzhen 深圳深圳市宝安区龙华新区民治街道致远中路28号市龙华新区民治街道
How to Get There: Take taxi, City bus or subway line 4 or 5
Read more about Hong Kong-Shenzhen high-speed trains.
Besides, you can take flights between Kunming and Shenzhen if you only have limited travel time. Read more about Shenzhen-Kunming Flights.
Best to Know
1. Taking a flight from Hong Kong to Kunming is the fastest way. If you travel at the low season, the fare of air ticket may be cheaper than the train ticket.
2. If you travel between Hong Kong and Kunming via Guangzhou or Shenzhen, it’s better to leave 0.5-1 hour for the transfer.
3. After arriving at Kunming South Railway Station, you can take the high-speed train to Dali or Lijiang directly.
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