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Book your trip to arrive at Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International. The distance between Kunming and Shanghai is 1967 km. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, and Shenzhen Airlines. Kunming and Shanghai have 346 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Shanghai, consider visiting Chongming, and The Bund, Shanghai, China.

Weekly direct flights

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Sichuan Airlines on Tuesdays.

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

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

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

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

Check-in for a flight from Kunming to Shanghai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Shanghai AirlinesCSHFMYes
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes
Juneyao AirlinesDKHHOYes
Shenzhen AirlinesCSZZHYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Kunming to Shanghai?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kunming and Shanghai takes around 3.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Kunming and Shanghai?
The flight distance between Kunming and Shanghai is 1967 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kunming and Shanghai?
Several carriers operate flights between Kunming and Shanghai. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include China Southern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kunming?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kunming and Singapore, Lijiang, Tengchong, Manchester, Beijing, Bangkok, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Taipei, Vientiane, Sydney, Lhasa, Jinghong, Hanoi, Zhangjiajie, Cangyuan Va Autonomous County, Phuket City, Dhaka, Xi'an, Hong Kong, Chiang Mai.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Singapore, London, Taipei, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Manila, Shenzhen, Melbourne, Manchester, Toronto, Guangzhou, Kaohsiung, Beijing, Vancouver, New Delhi, Brisbane, Auckland, Chiang Mai.
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.
What airports are near Shanghai?
The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Ningbo Lishe International, Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Sunan Shuofang International, Changzhou Benniu, Zhoushan Putuoshan, Nantong Xingdong, Yangzhou Taizhou International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Kunming and Shanghai?
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