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Guilin - Hangzhou Train

There are 7 or so pairs of trains in total running between these two cities. Among them,3 pairs are high speed G types taking around 8 hours; the rest few pairs are normal T and K types overnight sleeper trains, taking 14.5-20 hours.

Alternatively, there are also flights available for this itinerary. Although the flight usually costs much more compared with rail service, especially normal types, the duration is only around 2 hours. Travelers who are pressed for time may use them.
 

High Speed Trains

Although run at a top speed of 186mi/h (300km/h), it still takes around 8 hours for this long trip of over 897 miles (1,443 kilometers). All of them run between Guilin North Railway Station and Hangzhou East Railway Station. Guilin North Railway Station is around 5 miles (8km) away from the city center. Bus No. 100 (double-decker) can connect it with Elephant Trunk Hill and other attraction sites. Hangzhou East Railway Station is about 6 miles (10km) away from the West Lake and can be easily accessed by subway Line 1 and Line 4.
 

Guilin to Hangzhou High Speed Train Schedule:

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G150211:52 - 20:058h13m
G150412:36 - 20:398h3m
G150613:36 - 21:448h8m
See more Guilin Schedule
 

Hangzhou to Guilin Bullet Train Timetable:

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G150509:19 - 17:187h59m
G150309:59 - 17:577h58m
G150111:03 - 18:557h52m
See more Hangzhou Schedule 

Note: The above timetable is for reference only. Please search for the real-time schedule by the tool on top of the page.
 

Ticket Price (CNY):

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 1,828 - 1,843.5
USD 283 - 286
CNY 968.5 - 976.5
USD 150 - 151
CNY 584.5 - 589.5
USD 91

Stopovers along the trip: Xing'an North, Quanzhou [Guangxi] South, Dong'an East, Yongzhou, Qiyang, Qidong, Hengyang East, Hengshan West, Zhuzhou West, Changsha South, Liling East, Pingxiang North, Yichun, Xinyu North, Gaoan, Nanchang West, Jinxian South, Fuzhou [Jiangxi] East, Yingtan North, Yiyang, Shangrao, Yushan South, Jiangshan, Quzhou, Longyou, Jinhua, Yiwu, Zhuji.
 

Normal Trains

Guilin to Hangzhou Train Schedule

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K15007:47 - 03:51+20h4m
T38215:07 - 09:07+18h00m
T7815:59 - 07:38+15h39m
T2619:41 - 12:29+16h48m

Hangzhou to Guilin Train Schedule

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K14910:54 - 04:35+17h41m
T7713:34 - 04:07+14h33m
T38119:03 - 11:57+16h54m
T2520:10 - 13:12+17h2m
Note: The above timetable is for reference only. Please search for the real-time schedule by the tool on top of the page.
 

Ticket Price (CNY)

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 484.5
USD 75
CNY 317.5
USD 49
CNY 173.5
USD 27

All the 5 or so pairs of rides run between Guilin North Railway Station and Hangzhou South Railway Station following almost the same route as high speed rides. These rides take much longer time than high speed rides. However, their price is much lower. Thus they may be a good option for student and budget travelers.

For a long distance trip like this, it is highly recommended to choose a sleeper like soft sleeper or hard sleeper to guarantee a good rest.
 
Major Rail Lines from Guilin to: 
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- Last modified on Mar. 10, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on Guilin - Hangzhou Train
Asked by Skyler from HUNGARY | Oct. 21, 2019 01:54Reply
Is there daily flight from Hangzhou to Guilin?
What is the cost for economy class?
Answers (1)
Answered by Erick | Oct. 21, 2019 18:16
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Yes, by checking schedule for Nov and Dec, there should be 3 daily flights, at 10a, 10:30am and 6pm. The price is very reasonable at this time. If you happen to travel during these days, they are good options.
Asked by Collier from DENMARK | Apr. 28, 2019 02:29Reply
Is there any stops worth a visiting traveling from Hangzhou to Guilin?
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Answered by Hanna from FRANCE | Apr. 29, 2019 02:07
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I am not sure if I get you right, you would like to get off at a stop along the way for a short visiting and back to the train? This plan would not work as once you get off at halfway, we will never be able to get back. So you need to plan a trip in advance. Personally speaking, I recommended Nanjing, Suzhou, Wuhan and Changsha.
Asked by Christian from CYPRUS | Dec. 27, 2018 01:21Reply
Hello, I do wish to book business class seats since I am traveling with seniors.
But it seems no business class seats offered on all trains? Is this possible?
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Answered by Latham from FRANCE | Dec. 27, 2018 18:52
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There is indeed business class seats on these rides, but they are usually offered to longer trips from beginning stations etc. So it is hard to get from Guilin, a stopover in halfway. Maybe you can book a seat available now and ask for an upgrade after boarding if there are free seats. But indeed this is a chance, not 100% success.
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