Guilin North Railway Station

First built in Oct. 1927, Guilin North Railway Station is 5 miles (9 kilometers) from Guilin Railway Station, 5 miles (8 km) from Seven Stars Park, and 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Liangjiang International Airport. Reconstruction began on Jun. 11, 2013, and the station came back into service on Dec. 10, 2014. It is nowadays the second largest station after Nanning East Station in Guangxi.

Address: Beichen Road in Diecai District


Schedule and Ticket Booking of Guilin North Railway Station

The station operates most of the trains of Hengyang-Pingxiang Railway and Guiguang Railway passing by the city. Currently one can reach Guangzhou, Guiyang, and Nanning using high speed services from the station in around 3 hours. In addition, there are ordinary services to Kunming, Shanghai, Fuzhou, Beijing, Zhengzhou, Chengdu, Xi'an, and Harbin, etc.

 Major Rail Lines from Guilin to:

High Speed Train Schedule: 
(Last Update on May 7, 2019)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
Guangzhou South
D2959, D2963, D2965, D2969...
17 departures from 07:54 to 19:48
2h30m - 3h13mCNY 198/ 124
USD 30/ 19
Shenzhen North
G2907, G2901, G2903, G2905 from 09:25 to 17:503h5m - 3h11mCNY 363.5/ 239.5
USD 55/ 36
Guiyang North
D3564, D3566, D3568, D3570 from 12:52 to 20:052h33m - 2h42mCNY 171/ 107
USD 26/ 16
Nanning East
D3935, D8455, D8403, D8405...
24 departures from 06:50 to 20:53
2h25m - 3h2mCNY 172/ 107
USD 26/ 16
D2959, D8265, D2367, D8269...
6 departures from 08:02 to 16:32
0h24mCNY 38/ 24
USD 6/ 4
D8403, D8405, D8491, D3561...
7 departures from 07:45 to 14:34
4h11m - 4h38mCNY 264/ 165
USD 40/ 25
D3935, D8455, D8481, D8403...
33 departures from 06:50 to 20:53
1h12m - 1h38mCNY 77/ 48
USD 12/ 7
Kunming South
D3935, D3931, D3967 from 06:50 to 09:457h28m - 7h55mCNY 629/ 393.5
USD 95/ 60

Normal Speed Train Timetable: 
(Last Update on May 7, 2019)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
Soft/ Hard Sleeper
Beijing West
K158, K22, Z286 from 04:29 to 21:3019h33m - 28h13mCNY 656/ 428
USD 99/ 65
Shanghai South
K150, T382, T78, T26 from 07:56 to 19:4118h28m - 22h16mCNY 537/ 343.5
USD 81/ 52
T381 at 12:1519h50mCNY 427.5/ 279.5
USD 65/ 42
K316 at 18:1026h53mCNY 566/ 367
USD 86/ 56
K458, K158, Z336, K316...
7 departures from 04:02 to 21:30
5h4m - 7h36mCNY 250/ 142
USD 38/ 22
T77, K1137, K1523, K581...
14 departures from 04:25 to 22:02
4h25m - 8h18mCNY 161.5/ 108.5
USD 24/ 16
K1558, K1192 at 03:51 and 21:1321h17m - 22h20mCNY 509.5/ 317.5
USD 77/ 48
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

See detailed Guilin Train Schedule

Station Plan

Guilin North Railway Station
Guilin North Railway Station
The station is made up of a two-storey terminal building and a front square. There are 28 escalators as well as 8 barrier-free elevators inside the station, which make travelers' moving very convenient.
 2F: waiting hall, check points, toilets, hot drinking water
 1F: ticket office, platforms, entrance

 Front Square: bus stops, taxi stands

How to get to north train station from downtown area?

 Arrival by bus:
Intersection of Starting Station: 1, 32
Guibei Coach Station: 1 (double deck), 18, 18 (double deck), 32, K99 (double deck), 100, 211, K301B, K301
Intersection of North Station: 1 (double deck), 18 (double deck), 32, K99 (double deck), 100, K301B, K301, 303
Diecai Mart: 18, 18 (double deck), K301B, K301, K302

Passengers arriving by bus will get off at the front square. Ticket holders can enter the station directly and find the correct waiting area to wait for departure. Passengers without tickets should go o the ticket office on 1F to purchase one first and then go to the waiting hall.

 Arrival by taxi:
If arriving at the station by taxi, passengers will be dropped off at the front square.
From Duration (Minutes) Cost (CNY) 
Guilin Railway Station 30 25
Liangjiang International Airport 45 75
Elephant Trunk Hill 30 25
Zhujiang Dock 50 65
Reed Flute Cave 30 25

Ticket Check and Boarding

Check points are available inside the waiting hall. Passengers should read their tickets carefully to know exactly where to have the tickets checked. After that, follow the direction boards to the platform to board. The station is equipped with automatic ticket check machines and blue tickets can be checked by them while pink ones still need to be checked manually.

How to exit and leave the station?

Upon arriving, passengers will get out of the terminal building from an underground passage. Afterwards, they can follow the direction signs to find buses or taxis to leave the station.
Transportation Map of Guilin North Railway Station
Transportation Map of Guilin North Railway Station

 Leave by bus:
Bus stops can be found at the west side of the front square.

 Leave by taxi:
Taxi stands are located at the front square, close to the exit.

 Leave by long-distance bus:
When getting out, passengers can walk eastward for about 700 yards to North Coach Station to take a coach and leave the station. The coach station has coaches to Lingchuan, Xing'an, Quanzhou, Ziyuan, and other cities located to the north of Guilin.

 Transportation to other places:
 Guilin Railway Station:
Take bus line 1, 99, 100 or 301 to get there.

 West Railway Station
Take bus no. 303 to the West Station.

 Elephant Trunk Hill:
Take bus line 100 to Intersection of Xicheng Road and then walk southeast to the destination.

 Seven Stars Park:
Take bus line 18 to get there.

 Reed Flute Cave:
Take bus 100 to Beiji Square. After, walk westward to North First Ring Road to take bus line 3, and then get off at the destination

 Liangjiang International Airport:
Take bus line 100 to Anxin Community Station and then change to airport shuttle bus to the destination. The airport shuttle bus is available daily from 06:00 to 21:30 every 30 minutes. It usually takes 40 minutes and the ticket fare is CNY20 per person.

Facilities and Services

 Ticket Office:
12 ticket windows are in operation in the ticket office on the first floor. Here, passengers can buy, pick up, change or refund their tickets conveniently.

 Waiting Hall:
The station now has five waiting rooms with an area of 5,980 square yards (5,000 square meters) on 2F; four of them are for ordinary use, and the other one for soft seat ticket holders. Wash rooms and drinking water rooms are accessible in the waiting rooms.

 Left luggage service:
Passengers can store their luggage inside the waiting hall. The price ranges from CNY5 to CNY15 for each piece per day. 
- Last modified on Apr. 28, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Guilin North Railway Station
Asked by pablo from SPAIN | Nov. 13, 2018 10:43Reply
guilin north to city
hi there. wanted some advice about getting from guilin north to Aroma tea house, former Jing guan Ming Lou museum hotel. is it possible by bus? which should be the price by taxi?
thanks a lot !
Answers (1)
Answered by Anne from USA | Nov. 13, 2018 18:11

You can take bus No. 100 to Yangqiao and the hotel is about 700m away.
Asked by Mélanie from CANADA | Oct. 14, 2018 23:53Reply
From guilinbei station to Guilin central hostel
Hello. I would like to know which bus can bring me from guilin north to renmin road (Guilin central hostel).

Thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Halley | Oct. 15, 2018 02:10

You can take bus No. 100 to Shizijie and then walk about 800m to the hostel.
Asked by Andrea from CHINA | Jun. 08, 2018 23:55Reply
How to go to Guilin airport from north Guilin railway station
Answers (1)
Answered by Karlsson | Jun. 09, 2018 04:06

Take the airport shuttle bus, CNY20 per person, takes about 1.5 hours.
Asked by benjamin from INDONESIA | Jun. 20, 2017 10:08Reply
bus number
i want to ask is there bus from qintan bus station to north railway station guilin?
Answers (1)
Answered by Hartha from USA | Jun. 20, 2017 20:18

Yes, bus No. 1 go from Qintan Coach Center to the North Railway Station directly. The duration may around 50 to 60min.
Asked by Anne from HONG KONG | Dec. 22, 2016 23:32Reply
Getting back from Yangshao to Guilan
After doing the Li River Cruise, what options are there to return to Guilan? Is the bullet train a good option.

Thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Frankie from AUSTRALIA | Dec. 23, 2016 00:39

the bullet rides and buses are usually used for transfer
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