How to Travel between Beijing and Guiyang

The distance between Beijing and Guiyang is about 2,100 kilometers (1,300 miles). The best and fastest way to travel between the two cities is by air. Every day, 18 -25 flights are scheduled and visitors can easily reach the destinations in 3 to 3.5 hours. Online tickets t are often discounted. Tourists can buy a ticket from Beijing to Guiyang at a minimum price of CNY300. The other two travel ways are high speed train and overnight normal speed train. It needs 8.5 to 11 hours and CNY963.5 to CNY3,043.5 by taking high speed train. About the normal speed train, the ticket for hard sleeper costs CNY456 to CNY487.5 and a single trip takes 27 – 36 hours.
How to Travel between Beijing and Guiyang

How to Travel from Beijing to Guiyang

1. Best and Fastest Way - Beijing to Guiyang Flight: 3 – 3.5 hours, CNY300 to CNY4,950

There are 18-25 daily flights scheduled from Beijing Capital International Airport/ Beijing Daxing International Airport to Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport. The Beijing Capital Airport operates the earliest and latest flights at 06:15 and 22:30 respectively. The whole trip takes about 3 hours. Discounted tickets can be often booked online. It is suggested to pay close attention to price trend in advance to purchase a cheap one.

Ticket Fare:
Economy Class: CNY300 to CNY1,980; Business Class: CNY1,440 to CNY4,950
 

2. High Speed Train: 8.5 to 11 hours, CNY CNY963.5 to CNY3,043.5

It is not so recommended to take high speed train except for special circumstances because not only the duration is longer, but also the tickets are even more expensive than air tickets sometimes. Normally, five high speed trains send passengers from Beijing West Railway Station to Guiyang North Railway Station from 08:00 to 11:43 every day. 8.5 to 11 hours are needed for a single trip.

Ticket Fare:
Second Class Seat: CNY963.5; First Class Seat: CNY1,568.5; Business Class Seat: CNY3,043.5
 

3. Overnight Normal Speed Train: 27 to 36 hours, CNY251 to CNY763.5

Every day, 6 normal speed trains are available from Beijing West Railway Station to Guiyang Railway Station. They depart during 07:21 to 22:35 and arrive in Guiyang in 27 – 36 hours. Given the long travel time, it is advised to book a sleeper ticket for a comfortable trip.

Ticket Fare:
Hard Seat: CNY251 to CNY268.5; Hard Sleeper: CNY456 to CNY487.5; Soft Sleeper: CNY703 to CNY763.5

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How to Travel from Guiyang to Beijing

1. Best and Fastest Way – Guiyang to Beijing Flight: 3 hours, CNY400 to CNY4,950

From Guiyang to Beijing, 18 scheduled flights can be chosen during 06:55 to 22:15. Both Beijing Capital International Airport and Beijing Daxing International Airport are arrival airports and the flight time is about 3 hours. Usually, tickets at 20-40% discount are available online. The price of the Economy Class ticket may be as low as CNY400.

Ticket Fare:
Economy Class: CNY400 to CNY1,980; Business Class: CNY1,390 to CNY4,950
 

2. High Speed Train: 8.5 to 11 hours, CNY963.5 to CNY3,043.5

Visitors can also take high speed trains from Guiyang to Beijing. Each day, the trains will reach Beijing West Railway Station from Guiyang North Railway Station in 8.5 to 11 hours. However, it is noted that there are only 5 trains departing at 08:37 – 13:36 and the cheapest ticket costs CNY963.5. So such mode of transportation is not a cost-effective and time-saving choice for visitors.
 
Ticket Fare:
Second Class Seat: CNY963.5; First Class Seat: CNY1,568.5; Business Class Seat: CNY3,043.5
 

3. Overnight Normal Speed Train: 28 to 36 hours, CNY251 to CNY763.5

Guiyang Railway Station runs 5 daily trains to Beijing West Railway Station during 02:57 to 18:30. It takes 28 to 36 hours and CNY251 to CNY763.5.

Ticket Fare:
Hard Seat: CNY251 to CNY268.5; Hard Sleeper: CNY456 to CNY500.5; Soft Sleeper: CNY703 to CNY763.

- Last modified on Jul. 12, 2021 -
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