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

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Fly to Xiamen  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Guilin (KWL) to Xiamen (XMN) KWL - XMN

$77 - $181

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Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Guangxi Guilin to Xiamen Hubin

$35

3 alternative options

Fly to Quanzhou, bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Guilin (KWL) to Quanzhou (JJN) KWL - JJN
  2. Take the bus from Fujian Shishi to Xiamen Gaoqi

$124 - $498

Train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Guilin West to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
  3. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Xiamen

$60 - $107

Drive  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Guilin to Xiamen 628.2 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Guilin to Xiamen is to bus which costs ¥240 and takes 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Guilin to Xiamen is to fly which costs ¥500 - ¥1300 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Guangxi Guilin and arriving at Xiamen Hubin. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Guilin to Xiamen. However, there are services departing from Guilin and arriving at Xiamen via Guilin West, Guangzhou South and Shenzhen North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 42 min.

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The distance between Guilin and Xiamen is 791 km. The road distance is 1005.1 km.

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The best way to get from Guilin to Xiamen without a car is to train which takes 9 h 42 min and costs ¥400 - ¥750.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Guilin to Xiamen, including transfers.

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Guilin to Xiamen bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Guangxi Guilin station.

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Guilin to Xiamen train services, operated by China Railways D-Class, depart from Guilin West station.

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The best way to get from Guilin to Xiamen is to fly which takes 2 h 13 min and costs ¥500 - ¥1300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥400 - ¥750 and takes 9 h 42 min, you could also bus, which costs ¥240 and takes 15 h.

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Map of how to get from Guilin to Xiamen.
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  • Distance: 494.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

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

Xiamen Airlines, Shandong Airlines and two other airlines fly from Guilin to Xiamen every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Guilin to Xiamen via Guilin West, Guangzhou South, Shenzhen North Station, and Shenzhen North in around 9 h 42 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen via Nanning
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Guilin to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Guilin to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guilin West to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$20 - $28
1st Class Seat
$27 - $40
Train from Shenzhen North to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $35
1st Class Seat
$30 - $50
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guilin West to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 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
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Fujian Shishi to Xiamen Gaoqi
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangxi Guilin to Xiamen Hubin
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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The quickest flight from Guilin Airport to Xiamen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Guilin to Xiamen bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, arrive at Xiamen Hubin station.

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Guilin to Xiamen train services, operated by China Railways D-Class, arrive at Xiamen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guilin to Xiamen is 1005 km. It takes approximately 10 h 44 min to drive from Guilin to Xiamen.

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Beijing Capital, China Southern Airlines, Shandong Airlines and Xiamen Airlines offer flights from Guilin Airport to Xiamen Airport.

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There are 667+ hotels available in Xiamen. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Guilin to Guilin Airport is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs ¥75 - ¥90.

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