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There are 6 ways to get from Guilin to Vietnam by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Guilin to Nanning, bus  •  13h 10m

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

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Ninh Bình  •  45h 1m

  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

4 alternative options

Train, train to Hong Kong, fly to Danang  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Guilin West to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
  3. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Danang (DAD) HKG - DAD

Train, bus  •  47h 53m

  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 5h

  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 20m

  1. Drive from Guilin to Ho Chi Minh City 2284.4 km

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam

There is widespread community transmission globally.
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: October 21 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guilin to Vietnam is to train and bus via Ninh Bình which costs ¥480 - ¥1000 and takes 45h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Guilin to Vietnam is to train and fly which costs ¥800 - ¥3400 and takes 8h 32m.

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The distance between Guilin and Vietnam is 1348 km. The road distance is 2284.4 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 1m and costs ¥480 - ¥1000.

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It takes approximately 13h 10m to get from Guilin to Vietnam, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Guilin Airport to Nanning Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guilin to Vietnam is 2284 km. It takes approximately 30h 20m to drive from Guilin to Vietnam.

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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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Map of how to get from Guilin to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 1347.5 km
  • Duration: 13h 10m

What companies run services between Guilin, China and Vietnam?

You can take a train from Guilin to Ho Chi Minh City via Gia Lam, Ha Noi, and Ho Chi Minh City in around 2 days 5h.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guilin to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Danang
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Train from Guilin West to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Guilin North to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$20 - $28
1st Class
$29 - $45
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guilin West to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$29 - $40
1st Class Seat
$45 - $60
Business Class Seat
$95 - $120
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$35 - $50
Train from Guilin North to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $35
1st Class Seat
$40 - $50
Business Class Seat
$85 - $110
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guilin North to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$10 - $15
Hard Sleeper
$19 - $35
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $45
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
30h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
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
Train from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $80
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$29 - $45
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$40 - $60
Bed, air-conditioned
$55 - $80
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
chinahighlights.com
Bus operators
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Bus from Nanning Langdong to Ninh Binh
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$32
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
$27
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
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
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
$35
Schedules at
mailinhexpress.vn

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