Kunming – Cangyuan County Transportation: By Plane & Bus

Located in the southwest of Lincang City, Cangyuan Wa Autonomous County is over 800 km away from Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province. It’s a border city, which Burma neighbors in the west. More than 20 minority groups inhabit there for generations, which is regarded as a multicultural religion. Cangyuan transportation is relatively convenient, you can choose to take a plane or a long-distance bus getting there from Kunming.

How to Get to Cangyuan from Kunming?

By Plane

Cangyuan Washan Airport (沧源佤山机场) is an airport being built to serve Cangyuan Wa Autonomous County in Lincang, Yunnan province. The airport is located in Nuoliang Township (糯良乡). Construction began on 20 December 2013 and the airport has been opened to public by the end of 2016. It is the second airport in the prefecture-level city of Lincang, after Lincang Airport. The journey lasts about 70-min to Cangyuan Airport from Kunming.

Kunming-Cangyuan Airline Schedules

Flight Number Airlines Departs Arrives
8L9509 Lucky Air 06:55 08:05
MU5967 Air China 16:10 17:15

By Bus

At Kunming West Bus Station, there are two buses running to Cangyuan. The departure time is 11:30(daily bus for 16.5 hours) and 19:30(sleeper bus for 25 hours), with the ticket fare of CNY 280 and 310 respectively. 

Kunming West Bus Station(昆明西部客运站) 
Add: No.18, Yining Road, Xishan District, Kunming city, Yunnan province(昆明市西山区益宁路18号)

Cangyuan Bus terminal(沧源客运站)
Add: Provincial highway 314, Cangyuan County, Lincang.(临沧市沧源佤族自治县314省道)

Transportation in Yunnan:

Yunnan Travel by Air

Rail Transport in Yunnan

Roads in Yunnan