There are 7 ways to get from Dali to Guilin by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Dali  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Dali (DLU) to Guilin (KWL) DLU - KWL

$306 - $920

Cheapest option

Train  •  15 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Dali to Kunming Lijiang-Kunming / ...
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Guilin D3945 / ...

$57 - $76

5 alternative options

Train to Lijiang, fly  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Dali to Heqing
  2. Fly from Lijiang (LJG) to Guilin (KWL) LJG - KWL

$283 - $633

Train via Guiyang North  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Dali to Kunming
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Guiyang North
  3. Take the train from Guiyang North to Guilin

$64 - $94

Bus, train  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Dali East to Kunming West
  2. Take the bus from Kunming East to Nanning
  3. Take the train from Nanning to Guilin

$94 - $102

Train, bus  •  26 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Dali to Qujing
  2. Take the bus from Qujing to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Guangxi Guilin

$59 - $90

Drive  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Dali to Guilin 810.2 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dali to Guilin is to train which costs ¥380 - ¥550 and takes 15 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dali to Guilin is to train and fly which costs ¥1900 - ¥4300 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Dali and Guilin is 1012 km. The road distance is 1296.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Dali to Guilin, including transfers.

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

China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and four other airlines fly from Dali to Guilin every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dali to Guilin via Kunming, Kunming Station, South Bus Station, Kunming South, and Guiyang North in around 13 h 52 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Dali to Guilin via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Flights from Dali to Guilin via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Dali to Guilin via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Dali to Guilin via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Dali to Guilin via Nanning
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Lijiang to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Dali to Guilin via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Lijiang to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Dali to Guilin via Beijing
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Dali to Guilin via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Air Guilin
Website
airguilin.com
Flights from Dali to Guilin via Xuzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Zhejiang Loong Airlines
Website
loongair.cn
Flights from Lijiang to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Dali to Heqing
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$14 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$22 - $35
Train from Dali to Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$9 - $15
Hard Sleeper
$19 - $27
Soft Sleeper
$29 - $40
Train from Dali to Qujing
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$11 - $17
Hard Sleeper
$22 - $30
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming South to Guiyang North
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $40
1st Class Seat
$55 - $65
Business Class Seat
$100 - $130
Train from Nanning to Guilin
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$28 - $34
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
Business Class Seat
$90 - $110
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guiyang North to Guilin
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $35
1st Class Seat
$30 - $50
Train from Kunming South to Guilin
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $60
1st Class Seat
$65 - $95
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Dali East to Kunming West
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming East to Nanning
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Guizhou Transportation
Website
qjt.gov.cn
Bus from Qujing to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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
$26 - $40
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation

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