Guilin Transportation

How to Travel between Guilin and Chongqing

The distance between Guilin and Chongqing is about 850 kilometers (530 miles). Direct flight and high speed train are two recommended ways to travel between the two cities. It takes only 1.5 hours and CNY300 – 1,100 by air. However, there is as little as 1 flight and it is scheduled only on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Therefore, it is more recommended to take high speed trains since over 16 pairs of trains can be chosen every day; the duration is 4.5 - 6 hours; the second class seat only spends CNY281 to CNY304.
 

How to Travel from Guilin to Chongqing

1. Guilin to Chongqing Flight: about 1.5 hours, CNY430 to CNY1,100

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, there is a direct flight flying from Guilin Liangjiang International Airport to Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport. The departure time is generally between 20:00 and 20:45 and the entire trip takes about 1.5 hours. Discounted tickets can be booked online frequently.

 Ticket Fare: Economy Class: CNY430-CNY1,100
 

2. High Speed Train: 4.5 – 6 hours, CNY281 to CNY896.5

Every day, 16 high speed trains send passengers from Guilin West Railway Station/ Guilin Railway Station/ Guilin North Railway Station to Chongqing West Railway Station/ Chongqing North Railway Station, spending 4.5 to 6 hours. The earliest train leaves from Guilin Railway Station at 09:43 while the last train departs from Guilin West Railway Station at 10:07.

 Ticket Fare:
Second Class Seat: CNY281 to CNY304; First Class Seat: CNY449 to CNY487; VIP Class Seat: CNY547; Business Class Seat: CNY841 to CNY896.5
 

How to Travel from Chongqing to Guilin

1. Chongqing to Guilin Flight: about 1.5 hours, CNY300 to CNY1,100

A direct flight takes off at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport at 13:20 every Tuesday and Saturday, and then lands at Guilin Liangjiang International Airport in 1.5 hours.

 Ticket Fare:
Economy Class: CNY430 - CNY1,100
 

2. High Speed Train: 4.5 – 5.5 hours, CNY281 to CNY878

16 to 22 high speed trains which depart from Chongqing West Railway Station to Guilin West Railway Station/ Guilin North Railway Station are available from 07:02 to 16:40 each day. Only one train leaves from Chongqing North Railway Station and arrives at Guilin West Railway Station at 13:57. The duration is 4.5 to 5.5 hours.

 Ticket Fare:
Second Class Seat: CNY281 to CNY304; First Class Seat: CNY449 to CNY487; VIP Class Seat: CNY547; New Soft Sleeper: CNY590; Business Class Seat: CNY841 to CNY878

 See more: Guilin - Chongqing Train
 

How to Travel from Chongqing to Guilin Elephant Trunk Hill

First, you can take a high speed train from Chongqing to Guilin North Railway Station or Guilin West Railway Station and then take local city bus to the Elephant Trunk Hill.

→ From Guilin North Railway Station to Elephant Trunk Hill: 45 minutes, CNY 2
You can take bus nos.100 outside the Guilin North Railway Station and get off at Yangqiao. Then, walk east for about 700 meters (770 yards) and you will see the entrance of the scenic spot.

→ From Guilin West Railway Station to Elephant Trunk Hill: 1 hour, CNY 2
When you get out from the Guilin West Railway Station, you can take bus nos. 22 to Ximenqiao. Then walk east for about 1,000 meters (1,100 yards)

- Last modified on Apr. 06, 2021 -
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