How to Travel between Fenghuang and Guilin

There is no available airports or railway stations in Fenghuang County. But it’s 27 kilometers (17 miles) away from Tongren Fenghuang Airport and 57 (35 miles) kilometers away from Huaihua Zhijiang Airport. And Fenghuang – Guilin distance is as long as 400 kilometers (349 miles). The fastest travel way between them is to take direct flight between Guilin Liangjiang International Airport and Tongren Fenghuang Airport, taking 1.5 – 2 hours and CNY 325 – 525. Long-distance buses also serve, and the duration of one trip is about 6 hours with taking CNY 160. Also, passengers can choose to take buses to the railway station and then take high speed trains.
How to Travel between Fenghuang and Guilin

How to Travel from Fenghuang to Guilin

1. Flight: 1 hour

Firstly, passengers need to take Fenghuang Ancient Town to Tongren Airport direct shuttle bus at Fenghuang Ancient Town Bus Station, and it will take about 40 minutes and CNY 25.
Then, passengers can take Tongren Fenghuang Airport to Guilin Liangjiang International Airport flight, which serves at 11:25 on every Mon, Wed, Fri, and Sun and takes 65 minutes and CNY 300 – 500.

At present, there is no running direct flights to Guilin Liangjiang Airport from Huaihua Zhijiang Airport.

2. Long-distance Bus: 6 hours, CNY 160

There is only one long-distance bus starting from Fenghuang Passenger Terminal to Guilin Passenger Terminal at 11:00 every day. The whole duration is around 6 hours and the price is CNY 160 one person.

3. Transfer at Huaihua West Bus Station: 6 hours, CNY 181

→ Fenghuang Passenger Terminal to Huaihua West Bus Station: 1 hour, CNY 40, 18:00
→ Huaihua West Bus Station to Guilin: 5 hours, CNY 141, 09:00, 13:00

4. Transfer at Changsha South Railway Station: 7.5 – 9.5 hours, CNY 369.5

Passengers need to take long-distance bus to Changsha South Railway Station from Fenghuang and then take Changsha – Guilin high speed train to get to the destination.

→ Fenghuang to Changsha South Railway Station: Long-distance bus: 5 hours, CNY 140
Dep. Arr. Timetable
Fenghuang Passenger Terminal Changsha West Bus Station 08:00, 08:30, 09:00, 10:00, 10:30, 12:00, 12:30
Changsha 11:00, 14:30, 17:00
→ Take a taxi from the get-off location to the Changsha South Railway Station: less than 45 minutes, CNY 50;
→ Take Changsha to Guilin high speed train: 2.5 – 3.5 hours, CNY 179.5 for second class seat, over 15 shifts, 06:54 – 16:57, Changsha South Railway Station to Guilin North Railway Station.

How to Travel from Guilin to Fenghuang

1. Flight: 50 minutes

1 direct flight departs from Guilin Liangjiang Airport to Tongren Fenghuang Airport at 19:40 every Mon, Wed, Fri, and Sun, taking 50 minutes and CNY 300 – 500;
Then passengers need to take Tongren Fenghuang Airport – Fenghuang Long-distance Bus Station shuttle bus to get to Fenghuang Ancient Town, spending about 40 minutes and CNY 25.

2. Long-distance Bus: 6 hours, CNY 160

One Guilin to Fenghuang long-distance is running from Qintan Passenger Station in Guilin to Fenghuang in Hunan at 11:00, which will take about 6 hours and CNY 160.

3. Transfer at Huaihua: 6.5 hours, CNY 180

→ From Guilin Qintan Passenger Station to Huaihua: 5 hours, CNY 140, 13:00;
→ From Huaihua to Fenghuang: 1.5 hours, CNY 40
Dep. Arr. Timetable
Huaihua West Bus Station Fenghuang 07:40, 08:00, 08:50, 09:30, 10:10, 10:50, 11:20,  12:40, 13:50, 15:20, 16:40, 17:50
Huaihua South Bus Station 10:00 – 17:00, every 1 hours;

4. Transfer at Changsha South Railway Station: 8 – 10 hours, CNY 313 - 367

→ Take Guilin to Changsha high speed train from Guilin North Railway Station to Changsha South Railway Station: There are over 15 trains serving from 08:14 – 18:07. It takes 2.5 – 3.5 hours and CNY 179.5 for second class seat.
→ Walk for around 10 minutes to Lituo High-speed Bus Station, or take a taxi to get to other bus stations in the chart below.
→ Take a long-distance bus to Fenghuang: 5.5 – 6 hours, CNY 134 – 158
Dep. Arr. Timetable Price
Lituo Express Bus Station Fenghuang 12:30, 16:30 CNY149
Changzhutan Bus Station 07:30, 10:00, 13:30 CNY158
Changsha South Bus Station 15:40 CNY134
Changsha West Bus Station 09:00, 10:50, 14:20, 17:20 CNY145
- Last updated on Jun. 18, 2023 -
Questions & Answers on How to Travel between Fenghuang and Guilin
Asked by ALEJANDRO from COSTA RICA | Jun. 18, 2023 18:03Reply
Bus Guilin - Fenghuang. 2023 Update.

Does anybody know if the bus from Qintan station in Guilin to Fenghuang is still running?

Answers (1)
Answered by Bella | Jun. 18, 2023 19:31

I'm afraid no. But the direct high speed trains have started to run, taking over 6 hours and a second class seat costs no more than CNY270.
Asked by Theresa from GERMANY | Jan. 04, 2020 11:28Reply
Connection Guilin - Fenghuang
I would like to know, if the bus an train connections between Guilin and Fenghuang are still up to date.
Are there possibilities to book tickets beforhand?
Thank you in advance.
Answers (2)
Answered by Joe from UNITED KINGDOM | Jan. 06, 2020 01:27

You can take long-distance bus from Qintan Bus Station at 11:00 with CNY160. I think you can't buy the bus ticket in advance because other tourism website only has Chinese version.
Answered by Theresa from GERMANY | Jan. 12, 2020 05:15

Thank you very much for your help!
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