Kunming to Beijing flights from $165

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Book your trip to arrive at Beijing Capital International, or Beijing Daxing International Airport. The distance between Kunming and Beijing is 2038 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, and Sichuan Airlines. Kunming and Beijing have 195 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Beijing, consider visiting Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing, Forbidden City, Beijing, 798 Art District, Beijing, and Great Wall of China.

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Sichuan Airlines on Thursdays.

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

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

Hainan Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Kunming Airlines on Saturdays.

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

Check-in for a flight from Kunming to Beijing

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Air ChinaCCACAYes
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes
Hainan AirlinesCHHHUYes
Sichuan AirlinesCSC3UYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Kunming to Beijing?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kunming and Beijing takes around 3.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Kunming and Beijing?
The flight distance between Kunming and Beijing is 2038 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kunming and Beijing?
Several carriers operate flights between Kunming and Beijing. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Kunming Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Air China, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kunming?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kunming and Shanghai, Bangkok, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Chiang Mai, Kuala Lumpur, Denpasar, Wuhan, Zhangjiajie, Krabi, Singapore, Seoul, Xi'an, Guilin, Jinghong, Kathmandu, Phnom Penh, Washington, D.C., Hanoi.
What are the most popular routes to and from Beijing?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Beijing and Shanghai, Guangzhou, Tokyo, Shenzhen, Xi'an, Los Angeles, Chengdu, San Francisco, Hong Kong, New York, Hangzhou, Osaka, Chicago, Guilin, Seoul, Dalian, Wuhan, Washington, D.C., Manila, Qingdao.
What airports are near Kunming?
The main airport in Kunming is Kunming Changshui International. It is also served by Kunming Changshui International, Wenshan Puzhehei, Xingyi Wanfenglin, Panzhihua Bao anying.
What airports are near Beijing?
The main airport in Beijing is Beijing Capital International. It is also served by Tianjin Binhai International, Shijiazhuang Zhengding International, Tangshan Sannühe, Zhangjiakou Ningyuan, Qinhuangdao Beidaihe.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Kunming and Beijing?
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