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There are 7 ways to get from Guangzhou to Nanning by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train via Guangzhou South

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Nanning

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Train

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou to Nanning

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou Yuexiu South to Nanning

Drive

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Nanning

Line 2 subway to Guangzhou Baiyun, fly

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Haizhu Square to Jiahewanggang
  2. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Nanning (NNG)

Bus to Shenzhen, fly

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Shenzhen Airport
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Nanning (NNG)

Line 2 subway, train to Zhuhai Jinwan, fly

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Zhuhai
  3. Fly from Zhuhai Jinwan (ZUH) to Nanning (NNG)

Guangzhou to Nanning by train

The train journey time between Guangzhou and Nanning is around 13h 49m and covers a distance of around 787 km. The fastest train normally takes 13h 33m. Services are operated by China Railways K-Class. Typically 17 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
13h 49m
Fastest train time:
13h 33m
Train distance:
787 km
Trains per week:
17
Cheapest price:
¥85
Carbon emissions:
41 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:29
Last train departs at:
16:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Guangzhou to Nanning train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Guangzhou → Nanning
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Rules to follow in China

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Travel within China

Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in China

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 120

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within China.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nanning is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nanning is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Nanning is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: IATA.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Nanning is to bus which costs ¥150 and takes 9h.

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The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Nanning is to train via Guangzhou South which costs ¥180 - ¥400 and takes 4h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Guangzhou Yuexiu South and arriving at Nanning. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Guangzhou and arriving at Nanning. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 33m.

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The distance between Guangzhou and Nanning is 506 km. The road distance is 561.8 km.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Nanning without a car is to train via Guangzhou South which takes 4h 56m and costs ¥180 - ¥400.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Guangzhou to Nanning, including transfers.

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Guangzhou to Nanning bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Guangzhou Yuexiu South station.

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Guangzhou to Nanning train services, operated by China Railways K-Class, depart from Guangzhou station.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Nanning is to train via Guangzhou South which takes 4h 56m and costs ¥180 - ¥400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥150 and takes 9h.

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Map of how to get from Guangzhou to Nanning.
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  • Distance: 506.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 56m

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

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Guangzhou South to Nanning every 2 hours. Tickets cost ¥180 - ¥390 and the journey takes 3h 28m. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Guangzhou Yuexiu South to Nanning every 4 hours. Tickets cost ¥150 and the journey takes 9h.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥2500
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Nanning via Haikou
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥3100
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Nanning via Shantou
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥3800
Flights from Shenzhen to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥2500
Flights from Zhuhai Jinwan to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥410 - ¥1400
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥2200
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Zhuhai Jinwan to Nanning via Haikou
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥470 - ¥600
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥180 - ¥390
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥180 - ¥250
1st Class
¥280 - ¥390
Train from Guangzhou South to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥55 - ¥95
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥55 - ¥80
1st Class
¥65 - ¥95
China Railways K-Class
Train from Guangzhou to Nanning
Ave. Duration
13h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥85 - ¥220
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
¥85 - ¥120
Hard sleeper
¥180 - ¥220
Soft sleeper
¥280 - ¥330
Guangzhou Metro
Website
gzmtr.com
Subway from Haizhu Square to Jiahewanggang
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
¥3 - ¥5
Schedules at
gzmtr.com
Subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
¥4 - ¥6
Schedules at
gzmtr.com
China Railways C-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Guangzhou South to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥50 - ¥80
Website
Trip.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥65 - ¥85
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥65 - ¥85
1st Class Seat
¥100 - ¥130
Business Class Seat
¥260 - ¥310
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Yuexiu South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥150
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Shenzhen Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥65
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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The quickest flight from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Nanning Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Guangzhou to Nanning train services, operated by China Railways K-Class, arrive at Nanning station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guangzhou to Nanning is 562 km. It takes approximately 5h 51m to drive from Guangzhou to Nanning.

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Sichuan Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Nanning Airport.

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