Located approximately 25km from downtown is the Kunming Changshui International Airport which is a single-terminal airport with a small selection of duty-free shopping and dining options. Complimentary WiFi is provided here for all travellers but if you are looking for a private space to rest or get some work done, you may purchase access passes to the lounges located in the International Departure Hall and the Domestic Departure Hall. Alternatively, the Tian Rui Hotel and Yinghe Hotel are both located around 10 minutes drive from the airport with complimentary airport shuttle transfers available.
Flights to Kunming, China (KMG)
The majority of the flights that fly into the Kunming Changshui International Airport originate from domestic cities like Hangzhou, Guangzhou and Mangshi. There are only a handful of international flights that arrive from Bangkok, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur just to name a few. Popular airlines that fly into this airport include Kunming Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Spring Airlines.
Cheapest flights to Kunming, China (KMG)
If you are flexible with travel dates, getting to Kunming can be quite affordable. With the cheapest month feature on Skyscanner, you will know exactly which month to travel in, in order to get the best fare for a flight that suits your travel preferences. Simply refer to the section on the cheapest flights to Kunming or search for the cheapest flight by selection “whole month” button on the Depart and Return search boxes on top of this page.
Travelling to and from Kunming Changshui International Airport to Kunming’s city centre
The Kunming Changshui International Airport is located approximately 25km away from the city centre and the most convenient way of getting there is via the use of a taxi. The ride should not take more than 40 minutes without traffic but in the event of peak hour, the ride can easily extend to over 75 minutes long. What is possibly a better alternative is to hop on the Airport Express bus which will take you to the Kunming Railway Station for only SGD 5 (USD 3.50). A quicker alternative would be to take the metro line 6 which should take only 20 minutes and cost approximately SGD 1 (USD 0.70). Car rental companies can also be found at the airport - for information on car rentals, please check out the Car Hire page.
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