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Chengdu - Guilin Train

Currently, over 10 pairs of high speed trains run daily between Chengdu and Guilin. It takes around 6.5 -7.5 hours to finish a running distance of 1,066 kilometers (662 miles). The ticket price of a second class seat is around CNY 400.

Basic Facts:

Duration: Around 6.5 -7.5 hours
Distance: 1,066 kilometers (662 miles)
Top speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)
Operated at: Chengdu East Railway Station, Guilin / Guilin West Railway Station
Major stations along the way: Ziyang North, Neijiang North, Yongchuan East, Suining, Tongnan, Chongqing West, Qijiang East, Tongzi North, Zunyi, Guiyang East, Longli North, Congjiang, Sanjiang South, Duyun East

Chengdu to Guilin Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Dec 4, 2018)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D184106:39 - 13:046h25m
D178407:03 - 14:217h18m
D177907:15 - 14:457h30m
D185407:18 - 14:337h15m
D180107:27 - 14:036h36m
D185808:32 - 16:147h42m
D182009:18 - 16:387h20m
D182410:39 - 18:037h24m
D178511:08 - 18:437h35m
D182512:38 - 19:527h14m
D185113:23 - 20:156h52m
D183314:13 - 21:056h52m
See detailed Chengdu Schedule

Guilin to Chengdu High Speed Train Schedule 

(Last Update on Dec 4, 2018)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D178209:49 - 18:008h11m
D185210:28 - 17:216h53m
D180611:25 - 18:287h3m
D184211:46 - 18:366h50m
D178611:53 - 19:117h18m
D181012:07 - 19:277h20m
D185612:35 - 19:557h20m
D178013:13 - 20:217h8m
D182213:47 - 20:597h12m
D182615:22 - 22:176h55m
D186015:38 - 23:107h32m
D183416:00 - 23:237h23m
Note: The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.
See detailed Guilin Schedule

Chengdu - Guilin High Speed Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Dec 4, 2018)
First Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 604 - 655
USD 89 - 96
CNY 377 - 409.5
USD 55 - 60


Chengdu - Guilin Train vs. Flight

Trains Direct Flights
Travel Time Around 6.5 -7.5 hours Around 1.5 hours
Ticket Fare CNY 377 / CNY 409.5 for a second class seat CNY 300 - 900 for an economy class seat
It is obvious that flights take less travel time than high speed trains for passengers. Moreover, flights often discount, and sometimes the ticket fare of flights is even cheaper than bullet trains. There are 3 -5 direct flights flying between Chengdu and Guilin. Therefore, it is a better choice to take flights for passengers with limited travel time and sufficient budget. On the contrary, passengers who want more schedule choices and relatively lower budget are much suitable to take high speed trains.

How to Get to Chengdu East Railway Station

Chengdu East Railway Station is connected with metro line 2. There is also airport shuttle bus line 3 running between the station and Shuangliu International Airport. City bus lines 2, 4, 40, 47, 71, 91, 101, 136, 137, 147, 504, 857 are also available for passengers to other places in town.

How to Get to Railway Stations in Guilin

Both Guilin Railway Station and Guilin West Railway Station are connected with airport shuttle buses and city buses. Bus line 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 16, 19, 22, 88, 91, 96, 100, K99 and special-line on weekends and holidays are available for passengers to reach other places from Guilin Railway Station. There are bus lines 1, 2, 83, 100, 211A, 211B, 301, 303 and special-line on weekends and holidays from Guilin West Railway Station to other places.

 Major Rail Lines from Chengdu to:
- Last modified on Dec. 06, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on Chengdu - Guilin Train
Asked by Gwendolyn from DENMARK | Dec. 06, 2018 02:14Reply
Is it better to get off at Guilin Station or Guilin West?
Answers (1)
Answered by Franco from INDONESIA | Dec. 06, 2018 17:18

Well, the station to use is decided by the train ride. They use different stations. Guilin Station, the main station is in city center area, therefore, usually this is a better option. It could be earlier to transfer to hotel in city area.
Asked by susan from MALAYSIA | Dec. 15, 2016 20:12Reply
guilin to chengdu
I am travelling by train from Guilin to Chengdu. I would like to visit one town / city halfway between the two city. Please recommend one. TQ
Answers (1)
Answered by Gilbert | Dec. 16, 2016 02:12

You may check if you would like to travel to Chongqing. if you do not mind a bus transfer, you can also consider Fenghuang ancient town (stop in Tongren and taking a bus to the ancient town).
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