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

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Train via Guangzhou South  •  3 h 51 min

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

$20 - $42

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Train  •  3 h 56 min

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

$20 - $29

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou Jiaokou to Guangxi Guilin

$23

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Guilin 295.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Guilin (KWL) CAN - KWL

$171 - $568

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The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Guilin is to bus which costs ¥160 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Guilin is to train which costs ¥140 - ¥300 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Guangzhou Jiaokou and arriving at Guangxi Guilin. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Guangzhou and Guilin is 385 km. The road distance is 472.4 km.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Guilin without a car is to train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs ¥140 - ¥300.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 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 Jiaokou station.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Guilin is to train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs ¥140 - ¥300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥160 and takes 5 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs ¥1100 - ¥4000 and takes 7 h 4 min.

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There is no direct flight from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Guilin Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Guangzhou to Guilin bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, arrive at Guangxi Guilin station.

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Map of how to get from Guangzhou to Guilin.
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  • Distance: 240.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

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

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Guangzhou to Guilin every 2 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. China Railways G-Class also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Guangzhou to Guilin once daily. Tickets cost $23 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Nanning
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Nanjing
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Taiyuan
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Xi An
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Hefei
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Xi An
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Guilin via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Guilin West
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$20 - $27
1st Class Seat
$27 - $40
Train from Guangzhou Train Station to Guilin West
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$20 - $27
1st Class Seat
$27 - $40
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Guilin West
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice 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 Jiaokou to Guangxi Guilin
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Guangzhou to Guilin is 472 km. It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to drive from Guangzhou to Guilin.

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Cathay Dragon, Xiamen Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Guilin Airport.

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There are 357+ hotels available in Guilin. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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