Kunming South Railway Station

It is the main high-speed rail station of Kunming city, the capital of Yunnan Province. Covering an area of 77 acres (312,836 square meters), the station is located in the Chenggong District of Kunming, which was put into operation in December 2016 after five years of construction. It serves high speed trains running along Shanghai-Kunming High Speed Railway, Nanning-Kunming High Speed Railway, and Trans-Asia Railway, etc. The station is about 17 miles (28 km) from Kunming Railway Station, 25 miles (48 km) from Changshui International Airport and 50 miles (80 km) from Stone Forest.

Station Design

There are four floors at Kunming South Railway Station including 3 floors above ground and 1 floor underground, and two squares. 

3rd Floor: Passenger waitting hall, with thousands of armchairs in the middle
2nd Floor: Track and platfom.
1st Floor: Exit, taxi parking lots, arrival hall
B1 Floor: Platforms for metro line 1 and 4

Rail Routes

Kunming South Railway Station is the western terminus of the Nanning–Kunming High-Speed Railway, the Shanghai–Kunming High-Speed Railway and Yuxi-Kunming High-Speed Railway. There are 32 ticket gates and 144 ticket entry machines at Kunming South Railway Station.

Buy a Ticket

As of December 2016, there are 90 ticket vending machines, and 18 automatic fetching machines at Kunming South Railway Station. Among the 18 automatic fetching machines, 12 of them are available for cash and bank card operation, and 6 of them can only be operated by bank card.

Facilities and Services

A commercial mezzanine is established above the waiting hall. From there, passengers can find restaurants, coffee houses, and convenient stores. Among the four entrance, the west entrance mainly serves those who arrive by subway; the east one for those who arrive by bus. 


By Metro: Line 1 and Line 4(expected to be opened in 2020)
By Long-distance Bus: Close to the east square of Kunming south railway station, Kunming south bus station has opened direct buses and intercity buses to Kunming downtown, as well as provincial buses.
By Public Bus: As of December 2016, 25 bus routes (including 12 express lines and 13 special lines) have serviced at the east square transportation hub of Kunming south railway station including Bus 919K, 920, 921, 922, 923, 924, 925, 926, 927, 928, 929, 930, 931, K32, K33,  k34, k35, K36, K37, K38, K39, K40, K41, K42, K43.

No. Destination Operation Time
No.920 Kunming Railway Station 5:30—23:30
No. 927 Kunming East Bus Station 7:00—23:30
No. 928 Kunming South Bus Station 5:30—23:30
No. 929 Kunming West Bus Station 7:00—23:30
No. 930 Kunming Northwest Bus Station 7:00—23:30
No. 931 Kunming North Bus Station 5:30—23:30
No. 919K Changshui Airport 7:00—20:00

Train Timetable

Kunming-Beijing(Kunming South Railway Station-Beijing West Train Station):
No. G404: 08:00-21:56, 10h43mins
No. G406: 10:58-23:16, 12h18mins

Kunming-Guangzhou(Kunming South Railway Station-Guangzhou South Railway Station):
No. D3812: 09:18-18:42, 9h24mins
No. D3840: 12:24-21:20, 8h56mins
No. G2928: 15:23-21:54, 6h31mins

Kunming-Changsha(Kunming South Railway Station-Changsha South Railway Station):
No. G1538: 08:57-14:43, 5h46mins
No. G2118: 13:59-20:23, 6h24mins
No. G1514: 16:00-21:24, 5h24mins

Kunming-Guilin(Kunming South Railway Station-Guilin Railway Station):
No. G3942: 07:44-15:35, 7h51mins
No. D3944: 11:02-18:47, 7h45mins
No. G2952: 17:57-22:49, 4h52mins

Kunming-Shenzhen(Kunming South Railway Station-Shenzhen North Train Station):
No. G3942: 15:23-22:31, 7h08mins