Hong Kong to Kunming Flights

Hong Kong (HKG) to Kunming (KMG) Flight Information

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  • When can I book the cheapest flight from Hong Kong to Kunming?

    Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights from Hong Kong to Kunming are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

  • What are the airlines flying from Hong Kong to Kunming?

    Airlines flying from Hong Kong to Kunming include Cathay Pacific,Cathay Dragon,China Eastern Airlines,Xiamen Airlines.

  • What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Hong Kong to Kunming?

    China Eastern Airlines provides 31 of the non-stop flights between Hong Kong and Kunming.

  • How many airports are there in Kunming?

    There are 1 airports in Kunming - Kunming Changshui International Airport.

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  • Flight route:

    HKG ✈ KMG

  • Price starting from:

    From US$305

Hong Kong (HKG) to Kunming (KMG) Flight Schedule

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Flight from Hong Kong (HKG) TO Kunming (KMG)

Dubbed as ‘the city of Eternal Spring’ for its pleasant climate and flowers that blossom all year long; the Kunming city is the cultural, political and economic capital of Yunnan province of China and one of the major tourist attractions in Southwestern China. The city which boasts a long history dating back to the 8th century BCE when it was inhabited by numerous tribes, was a gateway to the ancient silk route and today is an important industrial metropolitan. Located in the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau at an elevation of 1900 metres, the beautiful city is bordered with numerous lakes, temples and hill landscapes. It’s geography and industrial importance enables smooth transit links to many popular destinations like Shangri-La and Dali. The bronze temple on the northeast outskirts, UNESCO World Heritage Site Stone forest, and Jinma Biji Square are some of the unmissable spots for tourists.

Tip: The best time to visit Kunming city is from October to March when one can enjoy lots of festivals of different ethnicities in the region.

Flights to Kunming

Kunming Changshui International Airport (KMG) is the 6th busiest airport in China with 47 million passengers yearly. It is the primary airport serving Kunming which replaced the now inactive, Kunming Wujiaba International Airport. The airport is situated 15 miles northeast of the main city and is well connected by road, and rail services. Direct flights to Kunming are by China Eastern Airlines, Cathay Dragon and Xiamen Airlines which usually take about 2 hours and 30 minutes. Travellers have lots of Hong Kong to Kunming flight options with Thai AirAsia, China Eastern Airlines and several others operating on a high frequency. Other available flights from Hong Kong to Kunming are Cathy Dragon, Southern China Airlines, Cathy Pacific Airlines, etc. 

Tip: A 144-hour Visa may be useful for international travellers who have connecting flights from a third country.

Must-try local dishes

Stem-Pot Chicken is amongst the most famous dishes which comes in an earthen pot and enriches the blood and stomach. One can easily distinguish the flavour of the special ingredient Fructus Tsaoko. The Cross Bridge Rice Noodles is a 3-meal delicacy which includes a bowl of soup, slices of various meats and rice noodles. The more interesting part is the unique way in which it is eaten. Yunnan Edible Fungi is widely known as ‘the home of mushrooms’; one can find various kinds of wild mushrooms such as Zhu Sun, Song Rong and Ji Zong which are cooked in different methods.

Tip: The best time of visit for eating fungi is from July to October. 

Shopping in Kunming

Dai Brocade is an ancient textile technology used by the Dai women which are known for intricate designs, vivid colours and use of geometric patterns, animals and flowers. The design can be easily found on curtains, handbags, cushions etc. A folk handicraft of Yunani ethnic groups, a wax dyed cloth method represents an ancient culture where wax is applied on white fabric to prevent some sections of fabric from being dyed when it is dipped in blue dye. The themed garments made of this cloth are widely bought as souvenirs. Yunnan bronze ware is another shopping highlight, made from a complex process involving engraving of designs and patterns and ultimately pouring molten gold or silver into grooves. After cooled, the bronze wares look beautiful and shiny.

Tip: Also visit the local shops for wood carvings and tie-dye products. Jinma Biji Square is one of the best places for purchases.

Dynamic Yunnan: An original singing and dancing show

The majestic show represents the nature worship and love of life by ethnic groups of Yunnan. It constitutes of seven parts: the prelude, the sun, the land, the homeland, the fire sacrifice, the pilgrimage and the epilogue. There are over 90 performers among which 70% are from different ethnic groups. The songs and dances combine the power of modern stage exhibition and give a surreal experience.

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Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Hong Kong (HKG) to Kunming (KMG)

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Hong Kong(HKG) to Kunming(KMG). However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.

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