How to Travel to Jiuxiang Cave from Kunming

This article is about the transportation between Jiuxiang Cave and KunmingJiuxiang Cave has about a hundred karst caves and the most wonderful in-cave scenes in China. The caves in Jiuxiang fall into 4 cave clusters: Sanjiao Cave, Dashang Cave, Diehong Cave and Dasha Dam Cave. 66 out of the numerous caves in the area are profitably exploitable and the karst cave cluster is the largest of its kind on Yunnan-Guizhou plateau. The caves in the area are praised for their grandeur, wonder grotesquerie and natural beauty.

How to Travel to Jiuxiang Cave from Kunming?

By Touring Car

At Yunnan Impression Town Gate near Kunming South Railway Station or near Chayuan Hotel, take a tourist bus directly to Jiuxiang Cave. The round trip fare is about CNY 30 – 40 per person.

By Bus

There is no direct bus from the Kunming to Jiuxiang Cave. Tourists need to transfer at Yiliang County.

Kunming to Yiliang County

There are many buses departing from Kunming East Bus Station and Kunming South Bus Station to Yiliang. It costs about CNY 26-30. The whole journey is about 1 hour.

Kunming East Bus Station
Add: Zhaoqing Road, Panlong District, Kunming, Yunnan
Tel:0086-871-3833680 and 3829710
How to Get: Buses No. 22, No. 50, No. 60, No. 193, No. 194, No. 902 and No. 906, Metro 3

Yiliang County to Jiuxiang Cave

At Yiliang Bus Station, there are buses from Yiliang County to Jiuxiang Cave. The whole journey is about 40 minutes.

By High-speed Train + Chartered Car

Tourists can travel to Jiuxiang Cave with a Stone Forest Trip. 

Kunming to Shilin County

Tourists also can get to Shilin County by high-speed train at first. The high-speed train departs from Kunming South Railway Station.  The whole journey is about 17 minuts with a  cost of CNY 18 for high-speed train. It is the most convenient way to get to Shilin County. Tourists also can chose get to Shilin County by normal speed train. The The whole journey is about 46 minutes to 1 hour and 36 minutes with a  cost of CNY 28.5.

If you want to know more information about the train schedules and booking, please transfer to Kunming to Shilin Train Schedule and Train Tickets Booking.

Shilin County to Jiuxiang Cave

There is no direct bus from Shilin to Jiuxiang Cave. Tourists can choose chartered cars to Jiuxiang Cave. It might cost CNY 200 for roundtrip.

By Private Car Rental

It takes about 1 hour and 50 minutes to drive from Kunming to Jiuxiang Cave, and the toll is 55 yuan. The whole distance is about 100 kilometers.


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