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

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Train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou Train Station to Guilin West Guangzhou-Guiyang

$23 - $34

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Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Guangxi Guilin Guanggui

$25

Train via Guangzhou South  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Guilin West D2827 / ...

$23 - $47

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Guilin 295.4 miles

$40 - $65

Line 6 subway, fly  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Yide Lu to Yantang
  2. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Guilin (KWL) CAN - KWL

$171 - $568

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Guilin is to bus which costs ¥170 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Guilin is to line 6 subway and fly which costs ¥1100 - ¥3900 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Guangzhou Provincial and arriving at Guangxi Guilin. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Guangzhou and Guilin is 385 km. The road distance is 472.6 km.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Guilin without a car is to train which takes 5 h 20 min and costs ¥160 - ¥240.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Guangzhou to Guilin, including transfers.

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Guangzhou to Guilin bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Guangzhou Provincial station.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Guilin is to train which takes 5 h 20 min and costs ¥160 - ¥240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥170 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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  • Distance: 240.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

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

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Guangzhou to Guilin once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Guangzhou to Guilin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou Train Station to Guilin West
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$20 - $27
1st Class Seat
$27 - $40
Train from Guangzhou South to Guilin West
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$20 - $28
1st Class Seat
$27 - $40
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Guilin West
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32 - $38
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$32 - $38
1st Class Seat
$50 - $60
Business Class Seat
$100 - $120
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Guangxi Guilin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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