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Getting to Yunnan and Around

Yunnan Transportation

To get to Yunnan Province, travelers must know about Kunming, since it is the transportation hub of Yunnan. Kunming, as capital of Yunnan, performs an important gateway, linking China to South East Asia, South Asia and Pacific region.

Xishuangbanna International Airport, 4km from Jinghong city, was designed to accommodate airplanes from Boeing 737 down. 11 domestic air routes from Jinghong have been opened, including Kunming, Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Tianjin, Zhengzhou and Guangxi, and two international routes to Bangkok and Chiang Mai in Thailand. Kunming also connects Yunnan with Hong Kong, Rangoon, Vientiane, Singapore, Malaysia.

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Over a decade ago, the mileage of Yunnan highways has reached 65,800 km, second only to Sichuan Province in China, among which there are 7 national highway lines, 6,081km; 61 provincial lines, 8,971km; county - level highway lines, 30,950km and country roads, 19,757 km, and now highways lead to every township. Ten thousand length of highway in Kunming link Yunnan with other provinces and other countries.

Railways also link Yunnan with other places. Current railway in Yunnan consists of Guiyang-Kunming, Chengdu-Kunming, Neijiang-Kunming, Yunnan-Vietnam, Kunming-Yuxi and Guangtong-Dali.

Yunnan Province is huge. Train travel requires much more time than air travel. However, if you are not in a hurry, train travel offers beautiful scenery along the way.

Train tickets can be booked in most hotels in Kunming city or you can book tickets 7 days prior to your departure at a railway station ticket office, 08:00 to 17:30.

There are six main water connections in Yunnan. Jinghong and Simao ports open to the outside world. Many rivers open for commercial international trade with neiboring countries. Cang River with its lower reaches called Mekong is the only international river linking 6 countries in Asia. 

Kunming International Airport

  • Location: At Wujiaba in the southeast suburbs of Kunming, about 6.5km from Kunming.
  • Address: 146, Dongfeng Dong Lu, Kunming
  • Tel: 0871-7116333 or 0871-7116444 or 0871-7116339 (for domestic service) 0871-7115896 (for international service)
  • How to get there:

    Airport Transportation: The airport is 5 km south of the city center (Dongfeng Square). To get to the airport by taxi usually costs about RMB15 and takes 20 minutes. Bus No. 52 runs from Daguan Tower via the main railway station to the airport. Also, bus No.67 runs by the north railway station via the main railway station. Lastly, bus No.78 runs between the airport and the north railway station via the municipal government building. Most of the above buses are available from 6am to 10pm.

Xishuangbanna International Airport

Location: Located 4km south of Jinghong city.

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