Kunming Changshui International Airport - KMG

Kunming, China (CN)

Getting into the city

Subway, Bus or Taxi

Kunming Changshui International Airport has convenient transportation systems. Subway, airport shuttle bus and taxi are available at the airport.


Line number 6 operates between Changshui Airport and East Bus Station and runs from 9:00 to 19:00 on an interval of 25 minutes. It takes around 25 minutes to get into the city and the cost is CNY 10. You can purchase tickets from bilingual ticket machine.

Shuttle Bus

  • Airport - Xiaozimen West, operating hours: 8:00-02:00, interval 20 minutes, duration 50 minutes.
  • Airport - Wujiava, operating hours: 8:00-03:00, interval 30 minutes, duration: 60 minutes.
  • Airport - North Downtown, operating hours: 9:00-23:00, interval 30 minutes, duration: 70 minutes
  • Airport - Chenggong New Urban Area, operating hours: 9:00-17:30, interval 30 minutes, duration: 60 minutes


Taxi rank is located directly outside of the arrivals area. In daytime the fare is CNY 9 for the first 3 kilometers and CNY 1.8 per kilometer for the rest of the journey. If you take a taxi from the airport threre will be a highway toll anlong the way.

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International and Domestic Departure Halls

Lounges are located in the International Departure Hall and Domestic Departure Hall on the 2nd floor. Lounges provide shower, rest, internet access and other services.

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Currency Exchange


  • Travelex China, International Arrival area, Grreting Guest Hall, next to exit at the east side
  • Bohai Transforex, International Departure Hall, Commercial area, 2nd floor.
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First Aid Room

Three clinics available

  • Domestic Departure Hall, 3rd floor, west side
  • Next to boardind exit 30 on the 2nd floor, east side
  • Next to the administrative area in the 2nd floor
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In Lounges

Showers are available in the International Departure Hall and Domestic Departure Hall on the second floor in lounges.

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Luggage storage


The luggage storage sercive is available in the departure hall on the 3rd floor, west side and next to the greeting guest hall, west side.

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Buy access to Golden Century VIP Lounge (Gate 28)

Domestic Terminal. After the Security Checkpoint, diagonally opposite Gate 28, on the 3rd Floor.

Relax at the Golden Century VIP Lounge, away from the noise and chaos of the airport terminal. Catch up on some work with the complimentary Wi-Fi, or simply kick back and enjoy a snack or soft drink. NOTE: This lounge is only accessible for domestic passengers. NOTE: Children 12 years old and under are admitted free with an adult.
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Car rental


You are not allowed to drive with an International Driver's Permit (IDP) in mainland China. China has not signed the convention which created IDPs. You need a Chinese license to drive in China. (Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan issued licenses are not considered Chinese licenses.)

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