Shenzhen - Guilin High Speed Train

About 5 pairs of high speed trains are running daily between Shenzhen North Railway Station and Guilin North Railway Station. Travel time of these bullet trains is around 3 hours, making a day trip from Guilin to Shenzhen or Shenzhen to Guilin possible.
 

Facts

 Distance: 340 mi (548 km)
 Top Speed: 186 mph (300 km/h)
 Stations: Shenzhen North, Humen, Guangzhou South, Sanshui South, Zhaoqing East, Guangning, Huaiji, Hezhou, Guilin North
 Duration: Around 3 -3.5 hours
 

Shenzhen to Guilin High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Dec 31, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G290207:21 - 10:313h10m
G290411:45 - 14:493h4m
G31212:27 - 15:252h58m
G290813:05 - 16:083h3m
G290614:24 - 17:283h4m
G293014:49 - 17:563h7m
G32015:15 - 18:072h52m
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(Last Update on Dec 31, 2019)

Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G290709:25 - 12:313h6m
G290110:51 - 14:013h10m
G292911:00 - 14:283h28m
G31912:38 - 15:352h57m
G31113:36 - 16:332h57m
G290315:25 - 18:323h7m
G290517:50 - 20:583h8m
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Note: The above timetable is for reference only. Please search for the real-time schedule by the tool on top of the page.
 

Shenzhen - Guilin High Speed Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Dec 31, 2019)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 694.5 / USD 99CNY 363.5 / USD 52CNY 239.5 / USD 34


 
Shenzhen - Guilin Railway Map
Shenzhen - Guilin Railway Map

Transportation to/ from the Railway Stations

 Shenzhen North Railway Station:
By Subway: Longhua Line (line 4) and Huanzhong Line (line 5)
By Bus: 1, 7, 12, 17, 25, 38, 82, 83, 97, 101, 102, 205, 215, 302, 306, 352, 387, K538 (Shajing Line), K538 (Songgang Line), K545, M401, N2, N4, N7, N14, N15, N16, N18, Gaofeng Special Line 73, Airport Shuttle Bus Line 2

 Guilin North Railway Station:
By Bus: 1, 18, 22, 32, 99, 100, 301, 301b or 302
 

Scenery along the Way

The bullet train runs from a big modern city to another, passing by the famous Karst landscape. Along the way, you may see busy cities squeezed with skyscrapers as well as quiet rural villages surrounded by clear rivers and green hills; you may see urban white collars rushing to work, as well as farmers working hard in the paddy fields; you may see roads full of flowing vehicles, as well as buffalos wondering leisurely on countryside field ridges…Totally two different visages and life styles of China. It is a rail ride, also a short China discovery trip.

 Major Attractions:
 In Shenzhen: Splendid China - Folk Culture Villages, Window of the World, Shenzhen Happy Valley, Dameisha Beach, Xiaomeisha Beach
 In Guilin and nearby areas: Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Seven Stars Park, Li River, Impression Sanjie Liu, West Street (Xi Jie), Longji Rice Terraces
Shenzhen Window of World
Colosseum in Window of the World
Guilin Elephant Trunk Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill

Overnight Trains between Shenzhen and Guilin

In addition, there is one pair of normal trains running overnight between Shenzhen Railway Station and Guilin North Railway Station. The duration is 13h5m/13h44m. The ticket fare is CNY433.5 for a soft sleeper, CNY237.5 for a hard sleeper, and CNY128.5 for a hard seat.
 
 
Shenzhen-Guilin High Speed Train
Second Class Carriage

Which one to choose - high speed or overnight sleeper train?

 High speed:
They are very fast, saving a lot of time. Usually, they are departing from and arriving at newly-built modern stations with nice environment. Besides, the trains are punctual in most cases. Passengers don’t need to worry about time delay. The facilities and environment onboard are also better than normal ones.

 Overnight:
Running overnight, they save day time and accommodation spending, suitable for those budget travelers. However, as the duration is relatively long and the environment onboard are not so nice; a sleeper is recommended than a seat.

 Read more about How to Travel between Shenzhen and Guilin


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