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Travelers usually depart from Chengdu Shuangliu International, or Chengdu Tianfu International Airport when they travel from Chengdu to Kunming. The distance between Chengdu and Kunming is 598 km. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, Lucky air, Sichuan Airlines, Tibet Airlines, and Chengdu Airlines. Chengdu and Kunming have 129 direct flights per week.

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Sichuan Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Lucky air on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Ruili Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Chengdu Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Kunming Airlines on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

China Eastern Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Tibet Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Chengdu to Kunming

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Lucky airLKE8LYes
Sichuan AirlinesCSC3UYes
Tibet AirlinesTBATVYes
Chengdu AirlinesUEAEUYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chengdu to Kunming?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chengdu and Kunming takes around 1.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Chengdu and Kunming?
The flight distance between Chengdu and Kunming is 598 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chengdu and Kunming?
Several carriers operate flights between Chengdu and Kunming. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Chengdu Airlines, Tibet Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Ruili Airlines, Lucky air, China Eastern Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chengdu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chengdu and Lhasa, Beijing, Taipei, Shanghai, London, Kuala Lumpur, Shenzhen, Singapore, Hangzhou, Bangkok, Basel, Manchester, Zhengzhou, Guangzhou, Xi'an, Quanzhou, Birmingham, Glasgow, Colombo, Chiang Mai.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kunming?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kunming and Singapore, Taipei, Bangkok, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Shanghai, London, Beijing, Zhangjiajie, Kaohsiung, Guangzhou, Tokyo, Riga, Xi'an, Xiamen, Mumbai, Kuching.
What airports are near Chengdu?
The main airport in Chengdu is Chengdu Shuangliu International. It is also served by Chengdu Shuangliu International, Luzhou Yunlong, Mianyang Nanjiao, Nanchong Gaoping, Yibin Caiba.
What airports are near Kunming?
The main airport in Kunming is Kunming Changshui International. It is also served by Kunming Changshui International, Xingyi Wanfenglin, Panzhihua Bao anying, Wenshan Puzhehei.
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