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The best prices from London to Kunming Changshui are usually found in November or March, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Kunming (KMG)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to KMG flight in 2021: compare London to Kunming flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kunming.
LON - KMG
Price
£429 - £1,545
KMG
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
KMG
Precipitation
10 - 200 mm

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 54% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop

Average price

£348

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

£311

From London (LON) to Kunming Changshui

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Kunming?

To save on the cost of your flight from London to Kunming, book at least 57 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 61% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £467 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £576.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Kunming (LON - KMG)?

It’s typically best to fly out from London to Kunming in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 16% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Kunming?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 34% on the overall cost on flights from London to Kunming.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Kunming?

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Kunming from London. Prices for November average £512 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £296. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of May. Opting for a November flight can save you 119% on your journey compared to booking in November

One-way flights to Kunming Changshui from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Kunming
04:10 - 04:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
40h 30m
LHR - KMG
Multiple Airlines
£880
Lucky2Go
03:00 - 04:40
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
41h 40m
LHR - KMG
Multiple Airlines
£808
Lucky2Go

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Flight FAQs

From London to Kunming

What airport do you fly into for flights to Kunming from London?

If you book a flight to Kunming from London, you will be flying to Kunming Changshui, which is the city’s only airport. Kunming Changshui (KMG) is located 14.8 mi from the centre of Kunming. There are 0 flights from London to Kunming Changshui per day from 6 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from London to Kunming Changshui have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Air China, China Southern, and China Eastern are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London to Kunming for under £3,700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Kunming for under £3,700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on XiamenAir for just £3,682, but on average you can expect to pay £3,693.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London to Kunming return?

Currently priced at £3,682, XiamenAir will fly you from London to Kunming and back. In addition to XiamenAir, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Kunming?

When booking a flight from London to Kunming, you may want to consider flying on Air China, Cathay Pacific or China Southern as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from London to Kunming?

The most popular flight routes from London to Kunming are London City - Kunming Changshui, London Gatwick - Kunming Changshui and London Heathrow - Kunming Changshui.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Kunming?

On average you can expect to pay £314 for a flight from London to Kunming. The cheapest flight overall is £288 while the most popular route, (London City - Kunming Changshui) is currently priced at £5,506.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kunming, China

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Kunming from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Kunming Changshui

Most visitors from London will not be allowed to enter Kunming Changshui.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Kunming Changshui.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Kunming Changshui.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to London from Kunming?

Returning to London from Kunming Changshui

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kunming Changshui must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kunming Changshui are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Destination information for Kunming

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Kunming.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ¥8.79
Average temperature for October in Kunming
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Kunming
90.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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Airports servicing Kunming

Top 4 airlines flying from London to Kunming Changshui

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Kunming choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Southern
£289 £395 No cancel fee 69%
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Shenzhen Airlines
£305 £313 No cancel fee 63%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Shenzhen Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air China
£306 £500 No cancel fee 67%
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China Eastern
£351 £447 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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