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There are 8 ways to get from Guilin to Vietnam by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Guilin to Nanning, bus  •  13h 15m

  1. Fly from Guilin (KWL) to Nanning (NNG) KWL - NNG
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong

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Train, bus via Ninh Bình  •  45h 54m

  1. Take the train from Guilin North to Nanning East
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Langdong to Ninh Binh
  3. Take the train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City

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Train to Guangzhou Baiyun, fly to Danang  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Guilin West to Guangzhou South
  2. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Danang (DAD) CAN - DAD

Train to Liuzhou, fly to Noi Bai International  •  12h 43m

  1. Take the train from Guilin North to Liuzhou
  2. Fly from Liuzhou (LZH) to Noi Bai International (HAN) LZH - HAN

Train to Liuzhou, fly to Danang  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the train from Guilin North to Liuzhou
  2. Fly from Liuzhou (LZH) to Danang (DAD) LZH - DAD

Train, bus  •  47h 40m

  1. Take the train from Guilin North to Nanning East
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Langdong to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong

Train  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the train from Guilin to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
  2. Take the train from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City

Drive  •  30h 26m

  1. Drive from Guilin to Ho Chi Minh City 2292.3 km

Guilin to Vietnam by train

The train journey time between Guilin and Vietnam is around 2 days 9h and covers a distance of around 2510 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Operated by China Railways and Vietnam Railways, the Guilin to Vietnam train service departs from Guilin and arrives in Ho Chi Minh City. Typically two trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

2 Weekly Trains
2 days 9h Average Duration
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam

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Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Vietnam. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Vietnam.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Vietnam.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Vietnam due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Vietnam from May 11.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

International flights leaving China are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: November 30 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Guilin to Vietnam is to train and bus which costs ¥490 - ¥950 and takes 47h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Guilin to Vietnam is to train and fly which costs ¥3700 - ¥7500 and takes 8h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Guilin to Vietnam. However, there are services departing from Guilin and arriving at Ho Chi Minh City via Gia Lam and Ha Noi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9h.

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The distance between Guilin and Vietnam is 1348 km. The road distance is 2292.3 km.

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The best way to get from Guilin to Vietnam without a car is to train and bus via Ninh Bình which takes 45h 54m and costs ¥450 - ¥1000.

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It takes approximately 13h 15m to get from Guilin to Vietnam, including transfers.

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Guilin to Vietnam train services, operated by China Railways, depart from Guilin station.

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The quickest flight from Guilin Airport to Nanning Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Guilin to Vietnam train services, operated by Vietnam Railways, arrive at Ho Chi Minh City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guilin to Vietnam is 2292 km. It takes approximately 30h 26m to drive from Guilin to Vietnam.

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Map of how to get from Guilin to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 1347.5 km
  • Duration: 13h 15m

What companies run services between Guilin, China and Vietnam?

You can take a train from Guilin to Ho Chi Minh City via Gia Lam and Ha Noi in around 2 days 9h.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Danang
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Danang via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Liuzhou to Noi Bai International via Nanjing
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Liuzhou to Noi Bai International via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Liuzhou to Noi Bai International via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Liuzhou to Noi Bai International via Guangzhou Baiyun, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Liuzhou to Noi Bai International via Haikou, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Liuzhou to Danang via Nanjing, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Liuzhou to Danang via Shanghai Pudong, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Liuzhou to Danang via Nanjing, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Liuzhou to Danang via Guangzhou Baiyun, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Liuzhou to Danang via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Liuzhou to Danang via Kunming, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Liuzhou to Danang via Guangzhou Baiyun, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Liuzhou to Danang via Chongqing, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Liuzhou to Danang via Shanghai Pudong, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Liuzhou to Noi Bai International via Chongqing, Shenzhen Bao'an International
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from Liuzhou to Noi Bai International via Shenzhen Bao'an International
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $200
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Liuzhou to Danang via Guangzhou Baiyun, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Flights from Liuzhou to Danang via Kunming, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guilin to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Liuzhou to Noi Bai International via Guangzhou Baiyun, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Train from Guilin West to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Guilin North to Liuzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Guilin North to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$18 - $25
1st Class
$26 - $40
China Railways G-Class
Phone
(86)12306
Website
12306.cn
Train from Guilin West to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$26 - $35
1st Class Seat
$40 - $55
Business Class Seat
$90 - $110
Train from Guilin North to Liuzhou
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $23
Business Class Seat
$40 - $55
Train from Guilin North to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$22 - $29
1st Class Seat
$35 - $45
Business Class Seat
$75 - $95
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Guilin North to Liuzhou
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Website
Trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$6 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$13 - $17
Soft Sleeper
$22 - $28
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guilin North to Liuzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $22
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $10
Hard Sleeper
$12 - $22
Soft Sleeper
$21 - $30
Train from Guilin North to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $28
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$9 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$17 - $28
Soft Sleeper
$29 - $40
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
32h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $70
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$25 - $40
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $50
Bed, air-conditioned
$45 - $70
Train from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
34h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $75
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$27 - $40
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $55
Bed, air-conditioned
$50 - $75
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Guilin to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
19h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
booking.baolau.com
Bus operators
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Bus from Nanning Langdong to Ninh Binh
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nanning Langdong to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Book at
baolau.com
Hoang Long
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
12go.asia
Mai Linh Express
Phone
028 39 39 39 39
Website
mailinhexpress.vn
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
Ave. Duration
36h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
mailinhexpress.vn

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China Southern Airlines offers flights from Guilin Airport to Nanning Airport.

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The best way to get from Guilin to Guilin Airport is to taxi which takes 43 min and costs ¥90 - ¥110.

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