Guangzhou - Guilin Train

Guilin to Guangzhou distance by train is 433 kilometers (269 miles). To finish this distance, high speed trains are top choices. There are about 50 pairs of high speed trains shuttling between the two cities with the duration of 2.5 -3.5 hours and the ticket fare is no more than CNY 200 for a second class seat. Besides, one pair of overnight sleeper trains is in service to meet budget travelers’ demand, taking about 11 hours and costing about CNY 200 for a hard sleeper. 

Guangzhou – Guilin High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

 Open Date: December 26th, 2014
 Duration: 2.5 – 3.5 hours
 Running Distance: 433kilometers (269 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 July 19, 2018)
From  To   Nos.  Duration
Guangzhou   Guilin West  D1857, D1853, D2877, D1849 from 07:28 to 12:50 2h42m - 2h56m
Guilin North  D2995 at 19:28  2h45m
Guangzhou South D2992, G2902, D2962, D2368…
14 departures from 07:12 to 20:16 
2h27m – 3h
Guilin  D2944, D2952, D2956, D3762
4 departures from 09:11 to 17:46 
2h43m – 3h8m
Guilin West  D2804, D1806, D2806, D2808…
22 departures from 07:00 to 18:10 
2h22m – 3h12m
 Guilin Schedule
(Last update on July 19, 2018)
From  To   Nos.  Duration
Guilin West  Guangzhou   D2879, D1855, D1859, D 1851 from 14:37 to 20:19 2h42m - 3h7m
Guilin North   D2997 at 08:15 2h49m
Guangzhou South  D2959, D2985, D2961, D2963…
11 departures from 07:35 to 19:48
2h30m - 2h58m
Guilin   D2950, G2910, D2954, D2986…
7 departures from 09:07 to 16:15 
2h47m - 3h32m
Guilin West  D2803, D2807, D2809, D2811…
22 departures from 10:39 to 20:52
2h25m - 3h3m
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 276 CNY 149/ 172
Guilin North  --- CNY 191 CNY 119
Guangzhou South CNY 495  CNY 172/ 198/ 251/ 264 CNY 124/ 157/ 165 
Guilin  CNY 512.5 CNY 274/ 376  CNY 170.5
Guilin West   CNY 493  CNY 250/ 263 CNY 107/ 156/ 164
Guangzhou - Guilin Railway Map
Guangzhou - Guilin Railway Map

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 July 19, 2018)
No.  Departure  Arrival  Duration

Guangzhou to Guilin Train Schedule

K952  18:48  05:53+  11h5m

Guilin to Guangzhou Train Timetable

K950  20:50 07:48+  10h58m

 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 $399
 3 Days Guangzhou City Tour from $189
- Last modified on Aug. 15, 2018 -