Kunming Car Rental

Kunming (昆明), capital of Yunnan province, is famous for its pleasant climate and flowers that bloom all year around. The city has plenty of natural attractions such as the Stone Forest (Shilin 石林), Dianchi Lake and Jiuxiang Caves. It is also an important economic center of Southwest China. The best way to explore Kunming is to hire a private car with driver, you can enjoy comfortable and hassle-free ride either for leisure or for business trip in Kunming.

kunming car rental with driver

DelightCar, a local China company, has a fleet of vehicles to suit your leisure and business and your budget with a sedan to an MPV, a van to a bus.  All our drivers are licensed local drivers with more than 3 years driving experience, the driver knows the major attractions well and can take you to the site fast and safely. With our good condition car and professional driver, you can just sit in the back seat and enjoy the ride.

We suit everyone’s needs and budgets. You can hire a car with driver in Kunming for full day or for multiple days, check out major scenic sites or just arrange an airport pickup / drop off services,  simply choose a car and you will enjoy your trip with affordable rates. We provide 24 hours English phone support, you will get fast help if you have any problem during your trip.

Our Kunming Car Service includes:

1. Kunming airport/ train station to hotel transfer
2. Full day car service either for business or travel in Kunming
3. Excursion to tourist attractions such as the Stone Forest and Jiuxiang Caves
4. Intercity private transport to Jianshui, Dali, Lijiang, Shangri-la etc.

Kunming Car Rental With Driver

Price in USD (The full day rate is based on 100KM 8 hours per day for daily use)
Car PicturesCar TypeSeatsKunming Airport / Train Station TransferFull Day in Kunming City (8 hours 100km)Kunming - Stone Forest (round way)
comfort carPassat/LaCrosse4$50$130$150
luxury carAudi A6L/BMW 5 Series4$75$170$250
business vanBuick GL86$65$150$175
Jiulong Van14$90$180$230
kinglong coach 35King Long33$170$200$220
coach busesKing Long45$180$230$250


  1. Our car rental rate includes car, driver, petrol, parking fee, toll, tax, and no extra charges.
  2. Our driver will hold a sign with your name to pick up from airport or hotel.
  3. Deposit via PayPal is needed when booking is confirmed. Please check our payment method here.
  4. Please check our cancellation policy here.
  5. We provide 24 hours English speaking phone support.


Tel: +86 151 0108 7860
Email: booking@delightcar.com
WeChat ID: delightcar

Kunming Map

Distance of different places to Kunming

Kunming – Kunming Changshui International Airport 28 km, 40 minutes drive
Kunming – The Stone Forest 90 km 1.5 hours drive
Kunming – Jiuxiang Caves 110 km, 2 hours drive
Kunming – Dongchuan Red Land 170 km, 3 hours drive
Kunming – Lufeng World Dinosaur Valley 100 km 1.5 hours drive.
Kunming – Luoping Canola (Rapeseed) Flowers 240 km 3.5 hours drive
Kunming – Yuanyang Rice Terraces 375 km 6 hours drive
Kunming – Dali 330 km, 4.5 hours drive
Kunming – Jianshui 210 km, 3.5 hours drive

Major Attractions in Kunming

  • Dianchi Lake 滇池
  • The Stone Forest 石林
  • Western Hills & Dragon Gate 西山和龙门
  • Jiuxiang Caves 九乡溶洞
  • The Golden Temple 金殿
  • Yuantong Temple 圆通寺
  • Bamboo Temple 筇竹寺
  • Yunnan Minority Village 云南民族村
  • Cuihu Park 翠湖公园
  • Kunming Horticulture Expo Garden 昆明世界园艺博览园
  • Dongchuan Red Soil Land 东川红土地
  • The Jiaozi Snow Mountain 轿子雪山

Advised size of vehicle you need

1-2 Passengers – 4 seats car
3-5 Passengers – 6 seats van
6-12 Passengers – 17 seats van
13-25 Passengers –  33 seat coach
26-40 Passengers  – 51 seat coach
We offer clean and comfortable vehicles with professional drivers. The above car size suggestion is based on 1 person with 1 big luggage. If you have more luggage, consider a bigger size vehicle.


  1. yap boon siang

    will be arriving kunming on 11th december 2019

    need car to pick up and send to hotel in kunming city (not book yet). then need the next day to stone forest and qiongzhen temple.
    on 13th need to go western hill and dragon door.

    then need the same for 3 days tour into yuanyang and back to kunming (14th dec to 16th december)
    then fly to zhangjiajie for 3 days there.

    family of 6 ( 50,49,22,18,14 and 9 years old)

    english and chinese speaking (hokkien, cantonese and hakka)


  2. Hi, looking a private driver for 9 days tours

    Kunming – Dali – Lijiang – Shagarila -Lijiang.

    • Sophie Chai

      Hi Angie, thanks for your inquiry, please send us the detailed day by day plan before quote. our trip consultant will contact you.

  3. Haidi izuan

    hai I’m want booking a bus from 11-15 September 2020 for 30pax

  4. Brandon woo

    I need a 5 days car with 3 person travelling kunming and some destination below. I will arrive kunming on 1st of december

    Day 1 airport transfer
    Day 2 kunming city
    Day 3 lijiang ancient town
    Day 4 lijiang-jade dragon snow mountain, yuhu village
    Day 5 back to kunming

  5. Nur Rahimahyati Binti Tajul Arifin


    I am look for a driver for 5 days with a total 4 adults. Looking at the following itinerary
    Kunming – Dali – Lijiang – Shangri-La – Lijiang – Kunming

  6. Hi. I would like to ask for a quote to Yuanyang for 4 pax with luggage for 2 days 1 night.

  7. I need a driver from Kunming to dali and then back to kunming. Looking at 4 days for a family of 2 adult and 2 kids.

    Kindly advise the quote

  8. We are a group of 4 persons. We want to hire a car from Kunming to Luoping, stay one night in Luoping and come back to Kunming on the next day. The car will take us to all places of interest. Please provide me with the quotation.
    Thank you very much.

  9. David Lee

    Hi , we are interested to rent a car with driver (4 passengers) traveling from Kunming to Lijiang on 23 June 2019. Thank you

    David Lee

    • Sophie Chai

      Hi David, Kunming it Lijiang is 500km one way, it sill be expensive for just one way transfer with private car, advise to take train.

  10. Zhang yuexin

    I need a car for 4 adults and 3 children
    Day 1: kumming to shilin to jiuxiang

  11. Edwin Leong

    Need a car and driver for following:
    1) Day travel from Kunming – Dongchuan 东川红土地 – Kunming
    2)Day travel from Kunming – Earth Forest of Yuanmou 元谋县 – Kunming. At Yuanmou, will visit Wumao 物茂 and Langbapu 浪巴铺.

  12. Hello, How much the car rental including driver for 4 persons (1 day travel)

    Kunming railway station- Stone Forest- Western Hills (Dragon gate)-Kunming railway station ? Thank you.

  13. Hi, please send me a quotation, we need a car with driver for 1 day, travel from Kunming to Jiuxiang Caves & Stone Forest.

    Thank you.

  14. Joseph F. DeGaetano

    Hi there,

    I’m looking to get me and a friend and two mountain bikes that will be boxed to Lijiang from Kunming. We will also need a return ride as well. Can you send me a quote for this? The size of the bike boxes are not much bigger than a large suitcase. Thank you.

    • Sophie Chai

      Hi Joseph, advise to take train, it will be very expensive for you for just a transfer from Kunming to Lijiang

  15. Three of us will be in Kunming on Oct 9 and 10 this year. We like to rent a car with reliable driver (preferably speak some English) to visit the Dongchuan Red Land from Kunming for a overnight trip. Would you be able to provide a quote for us with or without hotel.

  16. Hai,

    can arrange driver to pick us (4 person adult) on 6th April 19 at Kunming Railway Station..arrive K9688 昆明 (06:29)
    and direct travelling round in kunming city and around 9.00pm sent us at Kunming Changshui International Airport..

    • Sophie Chai

      Dear Syikin Well received your inquiry! One of our trip advisors will contact you later today for the details. Much appreciated!

  17. Hi,
    I need to know how much would it cost to rent a car with reliable driver for 14 days, travelling around Kunming- jianshui – yuanyang- Shilin- kunming – Weishan- Dali- Xizhou- Zhoucheng- Zhongdian (Shangrila)- Lijiang- Baisha- park Heilongtang- Kunming.

    We are 4 or 5 adults with 1 luggage each one. The trip will be next August 2019.

    I’m waiting your answer. Thank you!

    • Sophie Chai

      Hi, yes, we can arrange it, I recommend 7 seats van for you, our trip consultant will contact you and provide the quote.

  18. I am looking for a car for two person for one day tour to jiuxiang caves,shilin stones,yiliang city,can you tell me how much its cost.pick up at kunming city hotel

  19. Hi,

    I am look for a driver for 6-7 days with a total 6 adults. Looking at the following itinerary
    1. Kunming – Dali – Lijiang – Shangri-La – Lijiang
    2. Lijiang – Dali – Kunming – Xishuangbanna – Kunming

  20. Aaron Haddock

    how much for 6 day hire, head out into the yunnan area, paddy fields, mountains, lakes etc…. for two people.

    • Hi Aaron, thanks for your email. We have sent the email back to you, please check it and let us know if you have any question. 🙂

  21. Hi, please send me a quotation – a car with driver for 1 day{8 person} travel from Kunming to Jiuxiang Caves & Stone Forest.

    Thank you.

  22. Hi,
    I need rent car with driver for 3 ppl (no luggage) for 2 days trip, to Stone Forest, Luoping Canola Flower and Yuanyang Rice Terraces in 9 March 2019. Please send me quotation. Thank you

  23. Hi, please send me a quotation – a car with driver for 1 day, travel from Kunming to Jiuxiang Caves & Stone Forest.

    Thank you.

  24. I’m looking for a car with driver for 1 days to travel from Kunming to Stone Forest and return for 6 people.
    Please send me a quotation

  25. Fazanina Zainal Abidin

    Hi, my name is faza
    Appreciate provide quotation for 7 people and need some room for luggage
    From/to kunming to lijiang
    Please contact me

  26. Hello,
    I was planning for a trip to Yuanyang. I need a car for 1 person to pick me up from the airport and thn take me to Yuanyang rice terraces. After a day late I need another drop off from there to Kunming airport;

  27. Need to rent a van with reliable driver for 11 adults and 1 child age 4 for around 8-10 days traveling around Kunming Dali lijiang zhongdian and back to Kunming for flight to Xiamen. Traveling will be in dec.

  28. Hi Mr. Manager,
    We are 6 persons,planning for a trip to Yuanyang Rice terrace and Luoping canola flower. We would like to hire a van with driver to bring us to the scenic sites. We have our own accommodation. Our tour starts from 23rd February till 1st of March.
    Thank you.
    Your faithfuuly,

  29. I would like to rent a car with driver for 5 days 4 nights to travel from Kunming-Dali -Lijiang-Kunming
    For 6 people.
    How much would it cost?

  30. Need to rent a car with a reliable driver for 14 days. Travelling around in Kunming – Yuanyang -Dali – Lijiang – Shangala – Kunming.
    We have 4 adults.

  31. Afrina Alya


    I need to know how much would it cost me if I need to rent a car with a driver for 5 days and 4 nights trip? Planning to travel in a group of 8 people around Kunming – Dali – Lijiang – Zhongdian – Shangrilla – Kunming.

    • Sophie Chai

      Hi Afrina, I personally do not think you have enough time to visit all the places above, advise to visit some of them or extend you stay in the area.

  32. Clara Chiu

    Hi, need to rent a car with reliable driver for 9 or 10 days. Travelling around in Kunming- Dali- Lijiang- Zhongdian- Shangrila- Kunming.

    We have 3 to 4 adults.

  33. hello! looking for a driver for transfer from train station to hotel and then to stone forest and back to hotel. thanks!

  34. Need to rent a car with a reliable driver for 5 days, for 4 people . Pick us up at Kunming airport 05 .00, 26 july 2018 – Dali – Lijiang – Zhongdian – Shangala – drop off Lijiang airport on 31 July 2018 early morning.

  35. Hi Sophie, I have not received the email your trip advisor sent. Can you please send again? Thanks.

  36. Hi I would like to book a car and driver for three people from Kunming to Yuanyang rice terrace on 1 June. We stay overnight there and back to Kunming next day, and will travel around Kunming area on 2 June. How much is that for two full days?

  37. How much to rent a salon car in kunming per day n pls specify what currency .?

    • Sophie Chai

      Hi Angie, As I know there is no salon car for rent in Kunming. There are only common car available in Kunming. – Regards

  38. Can i have a price for Pickup at train station, to jiuxiang cave then to shilin. Back to airport.

    This is to be done in 1 day.

  39. I am looking for a driver to take 4 adults (4 pieces luggage) from our hotel in Kunming to our hotel in Dali in late October. Thanks.

  40. Need to rent a car with a reliable driver for 8-10 days. Travelling around in Kunming – Dali – Lijiang – Shangala – Kunming.
    We have 5 adults.

  41. Hello, i would to ask if we want to rent a bus for 6 days and destination of our own preference and need to extend hour more than 8 hours. hope that i can get your consideration 🙂 Thanks you

    34 passengers

  42. Need to rent a car with a reliable driver for 8 days. Travelling around in Kunming – Dali – Lijiang – Zhongdian – Shangala – Kunming

    We have 10 adults.

    • Sophie Chai

      Hi Jennifer, thanks for your inquiry. one of our salesmen will contact you and offer you best price. – Sophie

  43. Please contact me. Need to rent a car with a reliable driver for 4 nights in Kunming. Travelling around in Kunming. Thanks

  44. Robert Porter

    Airport to Hotel Transfer

    2 people, 4 pieces luggage

    Buick GL8

    Oct 26 Air China 1403 Beijing – Kunming
    Depart 0700 Arrive 1030

    Pickup at Kunming Transfer to Hotel at 1245

    Grand Park Kunming Hotel
    20 Hong Hua Qiao, Kunming, Yunnan, China

    Robert Porter

    • delightcarcom

      Hi Robert, the one way Kunming airport – Hotel transfer price is USD65. Our driver will hold a sign to wait for you at the exit of the airport.

      Peter Wang

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