Guangzhou - Guilin Train

Guilin to Guangzhou distance by train is 433 – 856 kilometers (269 - 532 miles). To finish this distance, high speed trains are top choices. There are 48 pairs of high speed trains shuttling between the two cities with the duration of 2.5 – 5.5 hours and the ticket fare is CNY137 – 413. Besides, one pair of overnight sleeper trains is in service to meet budget travelers’ demand, taking about 11 hours and costing CNY112 – 373. 

Guangzhou – Guilin High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

 Open Date: December 26th, 2014
 Duration: 2.5 – 5.5 hours
 Running Distance: 433 – 758 kilometers (269 - 471 miles)
 Top Speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)
 Route: Running along Guiyang - Guangzhou High Speed Railway, most of them run further to/from Guiyang.
 Stations along the way: Foshan West, Sanshui South, Zhaoqing East, Guangning, Huaiji, Hezhou, Gongcheng, Yangshuo, Zhongshan West

Guangzhou to Guilin Bullet Train Timetable

 Guangzhou Schedule
(Last update on October 17th, 2017)
From  To   Nos.  Duration
Guangzhou   Guilin West  D2877 at 11:24  2h48m
Guilin North  D2995 at 19:25  2h46m
Guangzhou South D2992, G2902, D2962, D2368…
18 departures from 07:12 to 20:50 
2h27m – 3h1m
Guilin  D2944, D2952, D3762
3 departures from 08:25 to 17:46 
2h47m – 5h8m
Guilin West  D2804, D2850, D2806, D2808…
25 departures from 07:06 to 18:12 
2h22m – 3h19m

Guilin to Guangzhou High Speed Train Schedule

 Guilin Schedule
(Last update on October 17th, 2017)
From  To   Nos.  Duration
Guilin West  Guangzhou   D2879 at 16:08 2h52m
Guilin North   D2997 at 08:17 2h48m
Guangzhou South  D2959, D2985, D2961, D2963…
15 departures from 07:35 to 19:48
2h30m – 2h54m
Guilin   D3751, G2910, D2954, D2986…
6 departures from 07:00 to 17:22 
2h47m – 5h41m
Guilin West  D2803, D2807, D2809, D2811…
25 departures from 10:39 to 20:43
2h27m – 3h6m
Note: The above timetable is for reference only. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.

Ticket Fare of Guangzhou - Guilin High Speed Trains

Route Business Class Seat  First Class Seat  Second Class Seat
Guangzhou   Guilin West  --- CNY 176  CNY 147
Guilin North  --- CNY 177  CNY 147.5
Guangzhou South CNY 247.5/413  CNY 165  CNY 137.5
Guilin   ---  CNY 172/271  CNY 143/226
Guilin West   ---  CNY 164.5  CNY 137

Which station to choose?

 Guangzhou Railway Station:
Closer to the city center, this station operates less trains to Guilin. Passengers living in urban area can get to the station easily either by city buses, subway or taxi.

 Guangzhou South Railway Station:
Those who live in the southern area of the city can easily reach this station. Compared with Guangzhou Station, more high speed trains are operated here. Transportation around here is pretty convenient as well.

 Guilin Railway Station:
Located in the city center, the station has sound transportation to/from the nearby attraction sites or the other two stations. Only a few trains to/from Guangzhou are operated here.

 Guilin North Railway Station:
It is located in the northern suburban area of the city. With some city buses and a long-distance bus station around, passengers can go to other places easily from here.

 Guilin West Railway Station:
Although many trains are operated here, this station is not easy to reach as it is a little far from the city center and only a few city buses are operated here.

Guangzhou – Guilin Overnight Sleeper Trains

Only one pair of overnight sleeper trains numbered as K952/K950 is operated between Guangzhou Railway Station and Guilin North Railway Station. They are good choices for budget travelers as they save one night accommodation fee. Also, traveling overnight save day time.
(Last update on October 17th, 2017)
No.  Departure  Arrival  Duration

Guangzhou to Guilin Train Schedule

K952  18:48  06:07+  11h19m

Guilin to Guangzhou Train Timetable

K950  20:55  07:36+  10h41m

 Running Distance: 856 kilometers (532 miles)
 Ticket Fare: CNY 373 per person for a soft sleeper, CNY 208 for a hard sleeper, CNY 112 per person for a hard seat
 Stations along the way: Shaoguan East, Hengyang, Yongzhou, Dong’an East, Quanzhou South, Xing’an North
 Major Rail Lines from Guangzhou to:

Major Rail Lines from Guilin to:

 Recommended Guided Tours:
 4 Days Tour to Guilin – Longsheng – Yangshuo from $439
 3 Days Guangzhou City Tour from $209

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