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Airfares from $652 One Way, $2,373 Round Trip from New York to Kunming

Prices starting at $2,373 for return flights and $652 for one-way flights to Kunming were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Destination Airport IATA CodeKMG
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Flights from New York to Kunming

Airports in New York

Three airports service the New York metropolitan area: John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. JFK is located 20 miles from Manhattan on JFK Access Road. LaGuardia is located 6.5 miles from Manhattan on Ditmars Boulevard. Newark is located 16 miles from Manhattan on Brewster Road in Newark, New Jersey. Numerous airlines service the three airports, including North American, JetBlue and United Airlines. The Orbitz.com website can find you cheap flights from New York to any domestic or international destination.

Parking and Transportation

All three airports have long-term parking options available. JFK and Newark both charge $18 per day for long-term parking. The long-term parking at LaGuardia Airport costs $33 per day for the first two days, and $18 per day for each additional day. The NYC Airporter shuttle takes passengers from New York to JFK and LaGuardia airports. The bus fare is $12.75 to LaGuardia and $15.75 to JFK. The subway also runs between Manhattan, LaGuardia and JFK. Cab fare from Manhattan runs between $30 and $50, depending on which airport you're heading to. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Dining at the Airports

If you need to grab a bite to eat before your flight, all three airports have on-site restaurants. Some of the dining options include McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks. Using Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from New York means that all of your travel details are handled before you arrive at the airport. This gives you plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before your flight.

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 New York to Kunming - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from New York to Kunming now?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor will help you with questions about quarantine and travel restrictions when traveling by plane from New York to Kunming.

What is the shortest flight from New York to Kunming?

With the fastest possible flight time from John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) to KMG being 18 hours and 20 minutes, it’s wise to have a few in-flight survival strategies in your repertoire. Neck pillows, earplugs and eye-masks should be among the essentials you bring with you in your hand luggage.

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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