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Guilin - Sanjiang Train

8 or so pairs of high speed trains are available for passengers running from Guilin to Sanjiang and about 20 from Sanjiang to Guilin. It takes around 0.5 - 1 hour to finish a total distance of around 87 - 107 kilometers (54 - 66 miles). The ticket price for a second class seat is around CNY 32 - 40.

Basic Facts:

Duration: Around 0.5 - 1 hour
Distance: Around 87 - 107 kilometers (54 - 66 miles)
Top speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)
Operated at: Guilin / Guilin West / Guilin North Railway Station, Sanjiang South Railway Station
Major station along the way: Wutong

Guilin to Sanjiang High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D181814:01 - 14:380h37m
D187014:13 - 14:500h37m
D297217:05 - 17:440h39m
Around 10 departures in total: departure time from 10:54 to 18:34; duration from 32M to 57M.
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Sanjiang to Guilin Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D185914:34 - 15:100h36m
Over 20 departures in total: departure time from 08:36 to 19:53; duration from 29M to 1H2M.

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

Guilin - Sanjiang High Speed Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
VIP Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 47 - 60
USD 7 - 9
CNY 29 - 37
USD 4 - 5


Travel Tips of Guilin and Sanjiang

As one of the most well-known cities in China, Guilin is a thriving tourist city which has lots of attractions. Cruising on Li River, visiting Elephant Trunk Hill, enjoying the panorama on Xianggong Mountain, hiking along the Li River, drifting on Yulong River, cycling around Yangshuo, and appreciating the outdoor performance Impression Sanjie Liu can give tourists special and wonderful experiences. Guilin is a well-developed tourist city with convenient transportation. Tourists can take bus or taxi or ride bicycles to have a visit of the attractions around the city.

Sanjiang where Dong ethnic minority lives is famous for the stockade villages. The Dong people built porches and pavilions on the bridges so as to offer a shelter to passengers when the weather is windy or rainy. Local people call these types of the bridges Wind and Rain Bridge. Among them, the Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge is the most famous one which spans the Linxi River of Sanjiang County, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Constructed with wood and stones, Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge which does not use any nails and rivets is the best preserved and largest Wind and Rain Bridge in China. In addition, Mapang Drum Tower in Dong Villages is a good place to know about the Dong people and is worthy having a visit.
Major Rail Lines from Guilin to:
Major Rail Lines from Sanjiang to:
- Last updated on Apr. 25, 2023 -
Questions & Answers on Guilin - Sanjiang Train
Asked by Brantley from COLOMBIA | Oct. 21, 2019 18:24Reply
Is it necessary to buy tickets in advance for this short trip between Guilin and Sanjiang?
Can I buy ticket at Guilin Railway Station for a train from Guilin North?
Answers (1)
Answered by Lindsey from BRAZIL | Oct. 22, 2019 19:30

If you are traveling during winter time, the tickets are usually fine, surely expect holiday time. If you are not very sure about the time yet, you can buy them later. It is no problem to buy ticket at a different station, even different city.
Asked by NIDA HUSIN from INDONESIA | Feb. 03, 2019 08:38Reply
Sanjiang South to Sanjiang County
How can I go from Sanjiang South to Sanjiang county. Is there bus or should I take a taxi to reach there? And how much fare for bus or taxi and how long?
Answers (1)
Answered by Bill | Feb. 10, 2019 22:12

It seems there are buses to the county every one hour, CNY4 per person. It takes around 40min on the way. By taxi, maybe around CNY60 or 70.
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