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Guangzhou - Yangshuo Train

The Guangzhou - Yangshuo high speed trains started running in early 2016 make the direct travel between the two cities possible. At present, there are about 15 pairs running between Guangzhou South Railway Station and Yangshuo Railway Station. Among them, 14 depart from Guangzhou to Yangshuo, while 9 are in the opposite direction. All belong to D type except G2907. The journey only takes 2.5 to 3 hours, so passengers could even take a day trip to Yangshuo from the busy Guangzhou. A second class seat costs CNY 105/ 140. By the way, there is no normal speed train between the two cities. Passengers may take a long distance bus instead.

Guangzhou - Yangshuo High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

 Open Date: January 24, 2016
 Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours
 Running Distance: 380 kilometers (236 miles)
 Top Speed: 250 km/h (155 mph)
 Stations along the way: Foshan West, Zhaoqing East, Sanshui South, Guangning, Huaiji, Hezhou, Zhongshan West, Gongcheng, Yangshuo.

Guangzhou to Yangshuo Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Sep 27, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D280407:06 - 09:212h15m
D296607:12 - 09:352h23m
D184907:23 - 09:582h35m
G290208:00 - 10:032h3m
D180608:12 - 10:472h35m
D184208:48 - 11:162h28m
D181009:20 - 11:432h23m
D281210:05 - 12:152h10m
D236810:11 - 12:422h31m
D181810:32 - 13:032h31m
D185712:50 - 15:132h23m
D297213:36 - 16:092h33m
D296013:42 - 16:292h47m
D283415:15 - 17:432h28m
D297615:40 - 17:562h16m
D187816:11 - 18:242h13m
See more Guangzhou Schedule
 (Last Update on Sep 27, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D295908:28 - 10:552h27m
G290709:51 - 11:552h4m
D296110:36 - 13:152h39m
G292911:24 - 13:542h30m
D281112:14 - 14:472h33m
D236714:15 - 16:432h28m
D185515:03 - 17:302h27m
D180915:27 - 17:512h24m
D294315:38 - 18:312h53m
D294716:54 - 19:202h26m
D297518:38 - 21:022h24m
D187520:00 - 22:082h8m
Note: The above timetable is for reference only. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.

Ticket Fare of Guangzhou - Yangshuo High Speed Trains

(Last Update on Sep 27, 2019)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
G trainsCNY 421
USD 60
CNY 225
USD 32
CNY 140
USD 20
D trains---CNY 225 - 237
USD 32 - 34
CNY 140 - 148
USD 20 - 21

Guangzhou - Yangshuo Railway Map
Guangzhou - Yangshuo Railway Map

Train Travel Tips:

1. From Guangzhou to Yangshuo, there is no G train, while from Yangshuo to Guangzhou, G2907 is available, but the tickets are quite hard to get, since the railway authority releases less tickets for this route. As G2907 takes the shortest travelling time, tickets of it are in a great demand. Travelers wishing to take this train had better purchase the tickets as soon as they are available.

2. Yangshuo Railway Station is in Xingping County rather than the city center. There are buses around the railway station which can take you to the city center in around one hour.

3. When failed to get tickets for Guangzhou - Yangshuo bullet trains, you could also try to book Guangzhou - Guilin high speed train tickets since there are much more trains between Guangzhou and Guilin. In this way, you need to make a transfer at Guilin. From Guilin to Yangshuo, except trains, there are also Li River cruise ships and buses available; vice versa.
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- Last modified on May. 30, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Guangzhou - Yangshuo Train
Asked by Chadwick from AUSTRALIA | Apr. 25, 2019 03:16Reply
What is the most convenient way to reach HK Airport from Yangshuo?
Answers (1)
Answered by Kevin from USA | Apr. 25, 2019 18:52

There is no direct rail service. You may consider to go to Guangzhou first and then take another train to West Kowloon. Finally take airport express line to reach HK airport. I heard there is buses from Guangzhou to HK Airport directly, but not sure about the information and how to buy a ticket in advance. Second option, you may consider to go to Guilin first and then to HK by direct high speed ride. It depends on your time.
Asked by Pedro from SPAIN | Jan. 11, 2019 08:49Reply
From Yangshuo to Hong Kong (Kowloon)
I am thinking in taking a train from Yangshuo to Guangzhou and then change to another Guangzhou to Kowloon for arriving to Hong Kong.I leave 30 minutes between trains ...is it enough? Or better one hour? I am not sure if I have to make a control passport in Guangzhou.

Answers (1)
Answered by mong | Jan. 11, 2019 22:09

30 min is obviously not enough, you need to leave at leave one hour for the connection.
Asked by Tankard from BRAZIL | Dec. 24, 2018 01:30Reply
I suppose if I book a ticket to Guilin, I can still get off in Yangshuo right?
Is there anything else need to be noticed in advance? Will it be a problem when I exit the station? Your advice will be appreciated.
Answers (1)
Answered by Paddy from GERMANY | Dec. 24, 2018 19:01

If the train you booked also stop at Yangshuo before it reach Guilin, it is no problem to get off there. It is no problem to exit the station.
Asked by Weldon | Oct. 29, 2018 01:34Reply
What is the second class seat like on train D2368?
I was informed that they are not normal seats but beds?
Answers (1)
Answered by Carl from SINGAPORE | Oct. 29, 2018 23:55

I think you mean the transformed seats right? On some of the rides, they do not have normal seats. Instead, passengers will sit on the lower bed of a soft sleeper bed, 3 passengers on same bed. If you want to know how it looks like, you can check the photos of soft sleeper cabin.
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