Kunming – Lushui City Transportation: By Air & Bus

Lushui City(泸水县), the capital of Nujang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture(怒江傈僳族自治州), is located in west of Yunnan Province(云南省). The transportation center of Lushui county is the Liuku town(六库镇), which is closed to Biluo Snow Mountain(碧罗雪山) in the east, Myanmar in the west, Shangjiang Town and Laowo Town of Lushui County in the south, Daxingdi Town and Luzhang Town in the north. It’s more than 500 km from Kunming to Liuku. Here we introduce you the transportation between Kunming and Lushui city.

How to Get to Lushui City from Kunming?

By Air

At present, there isn’t any airport serving in Nujiang area. It’s said that Nujiang Airport is under construction and will be put into use in October 2019. Now, you can take the flight at Kunming Changshui Airport(昆明长水机场)  from Kunming to Baoshan and then transfer to Liuku by bus. It takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes from Kunming to Baoshan by air and three hours from Baoshan to Liuku by bus.

Kunming-Baoshan Flight Schedules

Flight Number Airlines Departure Arrival Duration Full Tickets(Economy)
KY8333 Kunming Airlines 06:50 08:00 1h10mins CNY1390
8L9923                                    (available on Mon./Wed./Fri./Sun.) Lucky Airlines 13:40 14:50 1h10mins CNY1520
MU5981 China Eastern Airlines 08:05 09:10 1h5mins CNY1270
MU5985 China Eastern Airlines 20:50 22:00 1h10mins CNY1270
MU5979 China Eastern Airlines 19:15 20:20 1h5mins CNY1270
MU5732 China Eastern Airlines 15:10 16:15 1h5mins CNY1270
MU9705                                  (available on Tue./Thu./Sat.) China Eastern Airlines 10:15 11:25 1h10mins CNY1270
CZ9419 China Southern Airlines 19:15 20:20 1h5mins CNY1360
CZ9421 China Southern Airlines 20:50 22:00 1h10mins CNY1360

Baoshan-Kunming Flight Schedules

Flight Number Airlines Departure Arrival Duration Full Tickets(Economy)
KY8334 Kunming Airlines 08:40 09:50 1h10mins CNY1390
8L9924                                    (available on Mon./Wed./Fri./Sun.) Lucky Airlines 22:30 23:30 1h CNY1520
MU5986 China Eastern Airlines 22:55 00:55+1 1h CNY1270
MU5980 China Eastern Airlines 12:50 13:50 1h CNY1270
MU5741 China Eastern Airlines 16:55 17:55 1h CNY1270
MU5982 China Eastern Airlines 18:10 19:10 1h CNY1270
MU9706                                    (available on Tue./Thu./Sat.) China Eastern Airlines 21:40 22:45 1h5mins CNY1270
CZ9422 China Southern Airlines 12:50 13:50 1h CNY1360
CZ9423 China Southern Airlines 18:10 19:10 1h CNY1360

Kunming Changshui Airport
Add:Changshui Village, Guandu District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province
How to Get:  Airport Express No.919, Taxi
Baoshan Airport
Add: Yunrui Road, Longyang District, Baoshan City

After Baoshan Airport arrival, tourists can take the airport shuttle bus route 1 to Baoshan Passenger Station and transfer to Liuku. There are about 7 buses running to Liuku for CNY 51, which departs at 08:00, 09:30, 10:30, 11:30, 13:00, 14:30, 17:00.

By Long-distance Bus

At Kunming West Bus Station(昆明西部客运站), there are about 6 buses running from Kunming to Liuku, including 3 daily buses and 3 sleeper buses. The daily bus takes about ours and the sleeper bus about ours. The ticket fare ranges from CNY 190-251.

Kunming-Liuku Bus Schedules

Departs Duration Tickets Price
09:30, 11:00, 14:30 9.5 h CNY190-276
18:30, 19:30, 20:00 15.5 h CNY190-276

Liuku-Kunming Bus Schedules

Departs Duration Tickets Price
08:00, 09:50, 18:30, 19:00 9.5 h CNY190-276

Kunming West Bus Station
Add: No.18, Yining Road, Xishan District of Kunming City, Yunnan province. 
How to Get: City Bus No. 82; No. 148; No. 153; No. 258; No. 908; No. Z102; No. Z87; No. 80; No. 151; No. 258; No. 268; No. 908; No. C143; No. K41(ranges from CNY 1 to CNY 10), Airport Express No.919 C (approximately CNY 13),Taxi
Liuku Bus Station
Add: Liuku Town, Lushui City, Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture

Transportation in Yunnan:

Yunnan Travel by Air

Rail Transport in Yunnan

Roads in Yunnan