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Plan Your Trip from Bangkok to Kunming

New Bangkok International Airport

If you're on the hunt for affordable flights from Bangkok, make your job a whole lot easier by booking your travel with Orbitz.com. You'll be able to find the low fare you're looking for by comparing multiple pricing options at once and choosing the one that best fits your budget. New Bangkok International Airport, also called Suvarnabhumi Airport, is located about 18 1/2 miles east of downtown Bangkok. Located 16 miles from downtown Bangkok, the airport offers service from 96 airlines from all over the world.

Transportation to New Bangkok International Airport

One of the easiest ways to get to and from New Bangkok International Airport is via the Airport Rail Link. The Rail Link's express service runs nonstop between the terminal in the city and the airport, and the entire $4.75 trip takes about 15 minutes. You could also rent a car through Orbitz.com if you prefer to drive yourself. The car rental companies represented here include Avis, Hertz and Budget.

Parking at New Bangkok International Airport

There are both short-term and long-term parking options at New Bangkok International Airport. The short-term daily rate is 250 baht, or about $7.88. The daily rate for long-term parking is 140 baht, or roughly $4.41.

Dining at New Bangkok International Airport

If you've got time before your flight, you can try one of the airport's half dozen sit-down restaurants, which offer a wide range of cuisine. Kinramen restaurant is a popular choice, and offers delicious Japanese noodle dishes like soba and udon. Prices here range from about $4-$5 per meal. If you're in a rush, you'd be better served at one of the airport's fast food joints, which include Dairy Queen and Burger King. Let Orbitz.com help you find affordable flights from Bangkok and book all your other travel needs.

Kunming Wujiaba International Airport

Orbitz.com makes it easy to find cheap flights to Kunming. You can use the website to look over a list of available flights and book the one that fits your budget. The Kunming Wujiaba International Airport is located in southeast Kunming, approximately 2.5 miles from the city center. It is one of the busiest international border airports in China and is serviced by more than 160 airlines. Some of the airlines include Air China, Dragon Air, United Eagle Airlines and Okay Airways.

Transportation from the Airport

Taking the bus is cost effective at only $.16 per ticket, and the ride into the city is short. You can also hail a taxicab from the airport. Cab fare costs $1.25 for the first mile and $.25 for every additional half mile. If you need your own transportation, you can reserve a rental car using Orbitz.com.

Climate in Kunming

Kunming has a mild climate. In fact, it's known as the city of eternal spring, because the flowers bloom year round. Summer temperatures range from the low 60s to the mid-70s. During the winter months, temperatures range from the high 30s to the low 60s. Snowfall in the winter is very rare. The rainy season runs from May through October, and the rest of the year is mostly dry. If you want the best weather during your vacation, use Orbitz.com to book your trip in March, April or November.

Highlights and Attractions

Major scenic spots in Kunming include Dianchi Lake, Grand View Park and Stone Forest. Travelers can also visit the Hall of Mahavira, the Golden Temple and Qiongzhu Temple. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights to Kunming, you can also purchase tickets to area attractions and make reservations for guided tours.

Flights from Bangkok to Kunming - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Bangkok to Kunming now?

Head to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most comprehensive info on travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when catching a flight from Bangkok to Kunming.

Are there non-stop flights from Bangkok to Kunming?

Yep, China Eastern Airlines will get you directly from Suvarnabhumi Intl. Airport (BKK) to Changshui Intl. Airport (KMG), so you won't have to worry about long layovers or missing that connecting flight.

What is the shortest flight from Bangkok to Kunming?

Traveling from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Kunming Airport (KMG-Changshui Intl.) will take a minimum of 4 hours and 45 minutes. Treat yourself to a wine and watch a flick or two — it’s the perfect opportunity to relax.

What airlines fly from Bangkok to Kunming most frequently?

China Eastern Airlines is the most frequent airline operating on the Bangkok to Kunming route. Take your pick of 4 flights each month with this carrier.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Kunming?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Kunming have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Kunming with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Kunming without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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