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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 Mar 2, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D849210:54 - 11:460h52m
D849211:09 - 11:460h37m
D181813:24 - 13:580h34m
D187014:40 - 15:120h32m
D297216:39 - 17:120h33m
D356818:14 - 19:110h57m
D356818:34 - 19:110h37m
Around 10 departures in total: departure time from 10:54 to 18:34; duration from 32M to 57M.
See more Guilin Schedule

Sanjiang to Guilin Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D849108:36 - 09:140h38m
D849108:36 - 09:290h53m
D185913:59 - 14:320h33m
D185515:40 - 16:130h33m
D182519:18 - 19:510h33m
D284119:53 - 20:260h33m
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 Mar 2, 2022)
VIP Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 58
CNY 52 - 65
USD 8 - 10
CNY 32 - 40
USD 5 - 6


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 modified on Mar. 10, 2021 -
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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