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Yunnan Transportation


Yunnan Transportation has been improved since 1978, visitors can get to Yunnan easily by flight, train, or bus. Yunnan, home to some of China's most spectacular ancient villages and natural sites, is an extremely popular tourist destination. It has convenient modern transportation facilities. Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan, is also the transportation hub of Yunnan...Kunming Transportation

By Air
By the end of 2012, there are 12 Yunnan operating civil transport airports, one regional hub airport (Kunming Changshui international airport) and 11 feeder airports (Zhaotong, Lijiang, Xishuangbanna, Tengchong, Dali, Baoshan, Mangshi, Shangri-la, Pu-erh, Linncang, Wenshan), the airport density up to 0.3 per sq km. Yunnan air routes 319, 275 domestic routes, 38 international routes and 6 regional routes in 118 navigable cities. Among them, 89 domestic cities, 26 international cities, 3 regional cities. In Yunnan aviation market of domestic and foreign airlines, there are 37 international airlines and 15 regional airlines, 4 bases airlines. Yunnan civil aviation transport landing sorties are 276500, passenger throughput of 31.9211 million passengers, total cargo throughput of 282600 tons.
Located 5 kilometers away from Kunming's city center, is the Kunming Changshui International Airport . It is the quickest and most convenient way to get around China. The Number 67, 56, 78, or 103 public bus lines go there. The fee is one Yuan per person. To get there by taxi costs around 15 Yuan and takes around 25 minutes. Kunming is connected with all of China's major cities by air.


By Train
With Kunming as the center, lines radiate to Guikun line in the east (from Guiyang of Guizhou province in the east to Kunming in the west, covering 640km and 340km of which is within Yunnan); Chengkun line in the north (to Chengdu in Sichuan province in the north is 1,100km and 280km of which within Yunnan); Nankun line in the south (to Nanning in Guangxi province covering 900km and 243km within Yunnan).
Railways in Yunnan Province
Yunnan-Vietnam Railway 
Kunming Railway Station 
Kuming South Train Station
Yunnan Train Travel


By Bus
Beipanjiang BridgeYunnan has a well-developed public long-distance bus-network and most cities are now accessible from Kunming with day-bus. A comprehensive set of time-tables for long-distance bus from many cities and towns in Yunnan is available at Yunnan Explorer.
In Yunnan Province, 7 National Roads (National Road 108, 213, 214, 320, 321, 323 and 326) and 61 provincial roads radiate from Kunming to major cities in Yunnan and other provinces and internationally.

National Road 108
From Panzhihua of Sichuan into Yunnan, via Yongren, Yuanmou and Wuding to Kunming, covering 278km.

National Road 213
From Yibin of Sichuan to Yunnan, via Zhaotong, Kunming, Yuxi and Simao to Xishuangbnna, covering 1,581km. Now this road has been built to Simao and will soon to Jinghong. It will pass Laos and finally get to Bangkok of Thailand, which will become a most convenient passage to ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations).

National Road 214
National Road 214 cross Yunnan from the south to the north, via Xishuangbanna, linchang, Dali, Lijiang , Diqing to Tibet, covering 1,418km. An expressway has been built from Dali to Lijiang.

National Road 320
National Road 214 cross Yunnan from the east to the west, via Qujing, Kunming, Chuxiong, Dali, Baoshan, Luxi to Ruili on the China-Myanmar border, covering 1.030km. And the part of Qujing-Kunking-Dali is expressway.

National Road 323
From Baise of Guangxi into Yunnan, via Yanshan, Kaiyuan, Jianshui, Yuanjiang, Puer to Linchang from the east to the west, covering 928km.



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