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Guilin - Kunming Train

Around 8 pairs of high speed trains are operated between Guilin / Guilin North Railway Station and Kunming / Kunming South Railway Station presently. Their running routes are different, leading to the different travel time and ticket fare. The duration is 7.5 – 8 hours for the different distances of about 880 and 1,000 kilometers (547and 621 miles). Ticket fare for a second class seat is CNY373.5 – 404 per person. Besides, there is one pair of normal speed overnight sleeper trains numbered as T381/T382 in service for a distance of 1,200 kilometers (746 miles). The journey time is 18.5/19.5 hours and ticket fare for a hard sleeper is CNY306.5. 
 

Guilin – Kunming High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

 Open Date: January 9th, 2017
 Distance: 880/1,000 kilometers (547/621 miles)
 Top Speed: 250 km/h or 300 km/h (154 mph or 186 mph)
 Duration: 7.5 – 8 hours
 

Guilin to Kunming High Speed Train Schedule


(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D394107:03 - 14:337h30m
D390307:16 - 14:317h15m
G294208:10 - 12:554h45m
D394908:33 - 16:047h31m
D396109:44 - 17:427h58m
G294612:25 - 17:265h1m
G31215:30 - 19:474h17m
G293617:09 - 21:464h37m
G295018:28 - 23:074h39m
See more Guilin Schedule
 

Kunming to Guilin Bullet Train Timetable


(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G294407:06 - 11:524h46m
G293807:30 - 12:014h31m
G31409:21 - 13:324h11m
D390409:57 - 16:597h2m
D393411:31 - 19:037h32m
D394213:03 - 19:566h53m
G294813:17 - 17:524h35m
D394613:35 - 20:357h00m
D390615:04 - 21:566h52m
G295217:48 - 22:334h45m
See more Kunming Schedule 

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

Ticket Fare of Guilin – Kunming High Speed Trains

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
G trainsCNY 1,149 - 1,155
USD 163 - 164
CNY 613 - 616
USD 87
CNY 371.5 - 373.5
USD 53
D trains---CNY 629 - 645.5
USD 89 - 92
CNY 393.5 - 404
USD 56 - 57


 Stations along the way:
Yongfu South, Luzhai North, Liuzhou, Laibin North, Binyang, Nanning East, Nanning, Long’an East, Pingguo, Tiandong North, Tianyang, Baise, Funing, Guangnanxian, Puzhehei, Shilin West, Mile
 

Normal Train of Guilin – Kunming

One pair of normal trains runs between Guilin North Railway Station and Kunming Railway Station for a distance of 1,200 kilometers (746 miles). Passengers are advised to purchase a sleeper tickets beforehand for such a long time journey, in case they are sold out.
 

Guilin to Kunming High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
T38112:16 - 08:13+19h57m
 
 

Kunming to Guilin Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
T38221:14 - 14:48+17h34m
Note: The timetable above is for reference only. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.
 

Ticket fare:

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 454.5
USD 64
CNY 279.5
USD 40
CNY 152.5
USD 22

 Stations along the way: Liuzhou, Laibin, Nanning, Pingguo, Baise, Tianlin, Xingyi, Weishe, Luoping, Shizong, Shilin
 

Guilin – Kunming Train vs. Flight

As an alternative, passengers can also travel between the two cities by direct flight, taking about 1.5 – 2 hours. This is be the first choice for those who are pressed for time, but only a few flights are operated each day. The full ticket fare for an economy class is CNY1,100, but the airlines may offer 20%-60% discount in most cases. In this case, flights will be competitive.

Compared with flights, high speed trains take a longer time, but a high speed rail trip will be much cheaper. As this is a popular tourist route, traveling by bullet trains provides passengers a chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way.

Normal trains take the longest time, but for budget travelers, this is a quite good choice to save money. By the way, a soft sleeper or hard sleeper allows passengers to lie down for a good rest.

 Major Rail Lines from Guilin to: Major Rail Lines from Kunming to:
- Last modified on Oct. 21, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Guilin - Kunming Train
Asked by Orson from AUSTRALIA | Oct. 21, 2019 01:54Reply
Can we choose seats together for first class? We are a family with small kid.
Our daughter is less than 4 feet, so she do not need a ticket right?
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Oct. 21, 2019 18:16
00Reply


Thank you for your inquiry.

Child under 120cm do not need to buy a ticket if sharing seats with adults. Although the seats are assigned randomly by railway system, usually it is still OK to get seats together as long as there are still suitable seats left for sale. You can inform us this seat request as a remark when submit online booking. We will be able to notice it and follow your request. Thank you.
Asked by Houston from UKRAINE | Apr. 28, 2019 02:28Reply
How much it costs by taxi Elephant Trunk Hill area to Guilin North Station?
How long it takes? Do you think there will be a heavy traffic in morning time on working day? I am catching a 09:45am train.
Answers (1)
Answered by Ervine from UNITED KINGDOM | Apr. 29, 2019 02:06
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There could be a morning rush around 7 or 8am, but should not be too hard. The time needed should be within 40min. The cost should be around CNY30.
Asked by Berneice from PERU | Dec. 26, 2018 01:11Reply
Why is the ticket fare on D type even higher than G type?
And D type takes longer time! Is it possible to find a ticket on G312, I do prefer this faster one.
Answers (1)
Answered by Abernethy from AUSTRALIA | Dec. 26, 2018 16:53
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The price is also counted by distance, not only G or D type. If it runs longer distance, the price is higher. The tickets on G312 is indeed harder to get. When the departure date is coming, there might be some more free tickets released. You can have a try of your luck at that time if you do want G312.
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