It is getting easier and less expensive to travel from Kunming to Dali, all thanks to the super fast high speed train. And passengers should be noted that the conventional trains between Kunming to Dali have been canceled.
Currently, there are over 30 high speed trains running between Kunming and Dali daily. So it leaves around every half an hour. Regarding the speed, the Kunming-Dali high speed train takes 2 hours or so to finish the distance of 328 km (204 mi) and get to the destination. First class seat and second class seat are available.
Kunming-Dali High Speed Train Facts:
Opening date: July 1st, 2018
Travel time: 1h52min to 2h20min
Distance: 328 km (204 mi)
Top speed: 250 km/h (155 mph)
Departure City: Kunming
Arrival City: Dali
Earliest Departure time from Kunming: 07:22
Latest Departure time from Kunming: 21:43
Kunming - Dali High Speed Train Seats & Fares (Full Price)
First Class Seat
Second Class Seat
Kunming to Dali High Speed Train Schedule
Dali to Kunming High Speed Train Schedule
Kunming-Dali High Speed Train FAQs:
1. How many stops for the high speed train from Kunming to Dali? What are the stations?
Kunming-Dali High Speed Rail traverses Kunming, Chuxiong and Dali. So the train is scheduled to stop at Kunming South Railway Station, Kunming Railway Station, Lufeng South Railway Station, Guangdong North Railway Station, Chuxiong Railway Station, Yunnan Yi Railway Station, Nanhua Railway Station, Xiangyun Railway Station and Dali Railway Station.
However, the trains don’t stop at every listed station. And the fast bullet trains stop only in Kunming and Dali.
2. Are there business class seats on Kunming-Dali High Speed Train?
Currently, there is not VIP business class seats available on that train, but possibly to be added in the future.
With a business class seat, passengers can sit, recline, and lie completely flat, sleep with quilt and disposable slippers, and enjoy a more comfortable train journey with better service.
3. Which train station in Kunming can I take the high speed train from Kunming to Dali?
There are two options – you can take the train either from Kunming Railway Station or Kunming South Railway Station. The price varies a little bit.
Kunming Railway Station Address: No. 1, Beijing Road, Guandu District, Kunming
How to get there: take Subway No.1, or any of the over 40 city buses
Kunming South Railway Station Address: West of the foot of White Dragon Pool Mountain, Wujiaying Street, Chenggong district, Kunming
How to get there: take Kunming Rail Transit Line 1 Chenggong Branch (operated between 06:28 and 23:21)
4. How to get to Dali Old Town from Dali Railway Station?
Xiaguan, where the Dali Railway Station is located, is approximately 30km (18.6miles) away from the Ancient Town of Dali. You can take City Bus No.8 or Chengshengi and Three Pagodas Special Line from Dali Railway Station to the old town. The duration for the bus ride is 45 minutes to 1 hour.
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