The Laos-China Railway company has recently released the schedule for inter-country travel between Vientiane Capital and Kunming, starting on April 13, just a day before the Lao New Year.
The international rail line will be serviced by the EMU D888/D887 train, which will depart from Vientiane Capital at 8:08 AM and arrive at Kunming South Railway station in China at 19:38 PM local time. The train will make several stops along the way, including Vang Vieng at 9:03 AM, Luang Prabang at 9:57 AM, and Boten, its last stop in Laos, at 12:37 PM.
Once it crosses the border, the train will make three stops in China before finally arriving in Kunming. Stops at Bohan, Xishuangbunna, Pu’er will be made along the way, with each stop lasting about 3-6 minutes.
The LCR expects to welcome more than 200 Chinese tourists on this historic first international train ride from Kunming to Vientiane Capital.