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There are 3 ways to get from Chengdu to Guilin by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  3h 31m

  1. Fly from Chengdu (CTU) to Guilin (KWL) CTU - KWL

$101 - $284

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Train  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Chengdu East Station to Guilin West Chengdu East

$45 - $61

1 alternative option

Drive  •  11h 33m

  1. Drive from Chengdu to Guilin 696.1 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Chengdu to Guilin is to train which costs ¥310 - ¥420 and takes 7h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Chengdu to Guilin is to fly which costs ¥700 - ¥2000 and takes 3h 31m.

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The distance between Chengdu and Guilin is 855 km. The road distance is 1113.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chengdu to Guilin without a car is to train which takes 7h 41m and costs ¥310 - ¥420.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Chengdu to Guilin, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chengdu to Guilin is to fly which takes 3h 31m and costs ¥700 - ¥2000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥310 - ¥420 and takes 7h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Chengdu Airport to Guilin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chengdu to Guilin is 1114 km. It takes approximately 11h 33m to drive from Chengdu to Guilin.

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Air China, Shandong Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Sichuan Airlines offer flights from Chengdu Airport to Guilin Airport.

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There are 292+ hotels available in Guilin. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 534.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 31m

What companies run services between Chengdu, China and Guilin, China?

Air China, Sichuan Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chengdu to Guilin 3 times a day. Alternatively, China Railways D-Class operates a train from Chengdu to Guilin every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 6h 29m.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Chengdu to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Chengdu to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Chengdu to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chengdu East Station to Guilin West
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $60
1st Class Seat
$65 - $95

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The best way to get from Chengdu to Chengdu Airport is to line 2 bus which takes 25m and costs ¥10.

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