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Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to Kunming. The distance between Shanghai and Kunming is 1967 km. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Spring Airlines, Shandong Airlines, and Juneyao Airlines. Shanghai and Kunming have 206 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights33403724-4032

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Lucky air on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

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

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

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.

Kunming Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Sundays.

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

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Kunming

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYesUnknownNo
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYesUnknownNo
Spring AirlinesCQH9CYesUnknownNo
Shandong AirlinesCDGSCYesUnknownNo
Juneyao AirlinesDKHHOYesUnknownNo

Travel tips & how to get from Shanghai to Kunming

0The cheapest price of a one-way ticket from Shanghai to Kunming is £33. Round trip fares cost between £65 at the lowest and £65 at most.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Shanghai to Kunming?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Shanghai and Kunming takes around 3.8 hours.

What is the flight distance between Shanghai and Kunming?

The flight distance between Shanghai and Kunming is 1967 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Shanghai and Kunming?

Several carriers operate flights between Shanghai and Kunming. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include China Eastern Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Lucky air, China Southern Airlines, Air China, Spring Airlines, Juneyao Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Qingdao Liuting International, Chongqing Jiangbei International, Shenyang Taoxian International, Haikou Meilan International, Changchun Longjia International, Zhuhai Jinwan, Nanning Wuxu International, Guiyang Longdongbao International, Lanzhou Zhongchuan International, Guilin Liangjiang International, Nanchang Changbei International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Kunming?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kunming and Chengdu Shuangliu International, Chongqing Jiangbei International, Wuhan Tianhe International, Zhuhai Jinwan, Xishuangbanna Gasa, Mianyang Nanjiao, Bijie Feixiong, Zhaotong, Huaihua Zhijiang, Wenshan Puzhehei, Dehong Mangshi.

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