Puer City is located in the southwest of Yunnan Province, between 22°02′-24°50′ north latitude and 99°09′-102°19′ east longitude. It is adjacent to Honghe and Yuxi in the east, Xishuangbanna in the south, Dali and Chuxiong in the north. It is bordered by Vietnam and Laos in the southeast and Myanmar in the southwest. Puer is well-known for Puer Tea and boasts its abundant tourist resources. Here we introduce you the transportation information of how to get to Puer from Kunming. Puer does not have train station at present, so tourists can only take the flight or long-distance bus getting there.
How to Get to Puer from Kunming
There are two airports situated in Puer, namely Puer Airport and Jingmai Airport. Puer Airport (Simao Airport) is located two kilometers west of Puer city center and at the south foot of the Wuliang Mountain. It is 40 minutes’ride from Kunming to Puer. Lancang Jingmai Airport is an airport serving Lancang Lahu Autonomous County in Puer and is the airport closest to the border in the nation.
Kunming-Puer Airline Schedules(Puer Airport)
|MU5891||China Eastern Airlines||08:10||09:05|
|MU5893||China Eastern Airlines||08:40||09:40|
|MU5706||China Eastern Airlines||21:25||22:30|
|MU5895||China Eastern Airlines||11:45||12:55|
|MU5897||China Eastern Airlines||14:55||15:55|
|MU5469||China Eastern Airlines||11:45||12:55|
Kunming-Puer Airline Schedules(Jingmai Airport)
|MU5945||China Eastern Airlines||08:50||10:05|
|MU5949||China Eastern Airlines||20:30||21:45|
|MU5947||China Eastern Airlines||12:55||14:10|
Coach is the main mode of transport in Puer city, and there are many daily shuttles connecting Puer and other cities. It is about four to five hours’ drive from Kunming to Puer. Tourists can take the coach at Kunming North Bus Station(昆明北部客运站) or Kunming South Rail Bus Station(昆明高铁南客运中心).
Kunming-Puer Bus Timetable
|Departure Station||Departure Time|
|Kunming South Rail Bus Station||09:40, 12:30, 13:40, 14:40, 20:30, 21:40, 22:20, 22:40, 11:00, 11:20, 15:30|
|Kunming North Bus Station||11:00, 21:00|
Puer Railway Station is under construction and is an important station for the Laos section of the Trans-Asian Railway. It is expected to be put into use by 2020.