Shanghai to Yunnan

Shanghai to Yunnan

0 trips (¥312 – ¥2,886)  

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Transportation from Shanghai to Yunnan

How to get from Shanghai to Yunnan

Travelling between Shanghai and Yunnan is possible by Flight and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you CNY 2,886 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a flight which will set you back mere CNY 312.

How long does it take to get from Shanghai to Yunnan?

It can take you anywhere between 4 and 40 hours to travel between Shanghai and Yunnan depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Shanghai and Yunnan. Flight will bring you to your destination in 3h 25m. Train does a much slower job and take about 1d 15h 20m to reach Yunnan.

How much does it cost to get from Shanghai to Yunnan?

Travelling between Shanghai and Yunnan can be as cheap as CNY 312 if you opt for a Juneyao Airlines flight and as expensive as CNY 2,886 if you buy a China Railway (中国铁路) Train ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Shanghai and Yunnan ?

  • 27 from Shanghai to Yunnan starting from 07:21 Shanghai Hongqiao until 23:45 Shanghai South
  • 10 from Shanghai to Yunnan starting from 07:20 Shanghai Hongqiao Airport until 22:10 Shanghai Pudong Airport

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Shanghai to Yunnan.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Shanghai to Yunnan, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as CNY 309.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Shanghai and Yunnan

China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Lucky Air, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines


Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Shanghai to Yunnan?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with flight remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% decided to fly