There are 5 ways to get from Chengdu to Guilin by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 31 min

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

$103 - $286

Cheapest option

Train via Guiyang  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Chengdu East Station to Chongqing West Station
  2. Take the train from Chongqing West Station to Guiyang
  3. Take the train from Guiyang to Guilin North

$57 - $77

3 alternative options

Train  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Chengdu East to Hengyang East G1316
  2. Take the train from Hengyang East to Guilin G425 / ...

$127 - $163

Bus  •  22 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Chengdu Wuguiqiao to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Guangxi Guilin

$67 - $101

Drive  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Chengdu to Guilin 696.2 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Chengdu to Guilin is to train which costs ¥370 - ¥500 and takes 12 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chengdu to Guilin is to fly which takes 3 h 31 min and costs ¥650 - ¥1900.

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The distance between Chengdu and Guilin is 855 km. The road distance is 1114 km.

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

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

Air China, China Eastern Airlines and three other airlines fly from Chengdu to Guilin 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chengdu to Guilin via East station, Chengdu East Station, Chongqing West Station, Guiyang, and Guilin North in around 12 h 46 min.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Chengdu to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Chengdu to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Chengdu to Guilin via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Chengdu to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Chengdu to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chengdu East Station to Chongqing West Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $29
1st Class Seat
$39 - $45
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Train from Chengdu East to Hengyang East
Ave. Duration
12 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$100 - $130
1st Class Seat
$170 - $200
Business Class Seat
$320 - $380
Train from Hengyang East to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$27 - $32
1st Class Seat
$44 - $50
Business Class Seat
$85 - $100
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Chongqing West Station to Guiyang
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guiyang to Guilin North
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$19 - $25
1st Class Seat
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Guizhou Transportation
Website
qjt.gov.cn
Bus from Chengdu Wuguiqiao to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Guangxi Guilin
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation

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