Bright Future‖ Only 2 Hours from Chongqing to Kunming

29th August 2018


Exciting news announced by China Railway Corporation that “the Chongqing-Kunming High-Speed railway project has passed the examination and approval, and it’is expected to start construction in 2018.”

The construction from Chongqing to Yibin section will take 4 years, and the section from Yibin to Yunnan is 6 years.


After the Chongqing-Kunming High-Speed Railway is finished, only 2.5 hours will be needed to travel between those cities.



The Chongqing Transport Commission disclosed at this year's Municipal Transportation Work Meeting that it will strive to start construction of Chongqing-Kunming High-Speed Railway during the year. Until May of this year, the preparation of the Chongqing-Kunming High-speed Railway feasibility study report and the review of the railway head office were completed.

18 railway stations;


Chongqingxi Railway Station, Jiangjin North Railway Station, Yongchuan South Railway Station, Luzhou Railway Station, Nanxi Railway Station, Yibin Railway Station, Gaoxian Railway Station, Qilian Railway Station, Yanjin South Railway Station, Yanliang North Railway Station, Zhaotong East Railway Station, Yiche Railway Station, Huize Railway Station, Kazhu Railway Station, Xundian Railway Station, Songming Railway Station, Changshui Airport Station, Kunming South Railway Station

Chongqing Downtown City → Luzhou → Yibin → Zhaotong → Kunming


It is understood that the Chongqing-Kunming High-Speed Railway begin in Chongqingxi Railway Station, and enters Luzhou and Yibin in Sichuan Province through Chongqing Downtown City, Jiangjin, Yongchuan, etc., and then moves in Zhaotong, Qujing and Huize in Yunnan Province to access Kunming South Station, the transportation hub of Kunming.


According to the plan, the length of the railway line is about 718 kilometers, of which the Chongqing section occupies about 118 kilometers, with design speed of 350 kilometers. Its route is: Chongqing Downtown City - Jiangjin - Yongchuan - luzhou - Yibin - Zhaotong - Kunming.


Once it’s taken into operation, travelers in Chongqing, Yunnan and Sichuan can experience unprecedented speed. From the current design speed, it will take only about 2 hours from Chongqing to Kunming.

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