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

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Fly to Xiamen  •  2h 7m

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

$76 - $180

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Bus  •  15h

  1. Take the bus from Guangxi Guilin to Xiamen Hubin

$35

4 alternative options

Fly to Quanzhou, bus  •  3h 49m

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

$69 - $338

Train  •  8h 2m

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

$56 - $99

Train via Chaoshan  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from Guilin West to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Chaoshan
  3. Take the train from Chaoshan to Xiamen

$55 - $95

Drive  •  10h 43m

  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 15h.

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The quickest way to get from Guilin to Xiamen is to fly which costs ¥500 - ¥1300 and takes 2h 7m.

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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 15h.

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No, there is no direct train from Guilin to Xiamen. However, there are services departing from Guilin West and arriving at Xiamen via Guangzhou South and Shenzhen North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 2m.

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The distance between Guilin and Xiamen is 791 km. The road distance is 1005.2 km.

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The best way to get from Guilin to Xiamen without a car is to train which takes 8h 2m and costs ¥390 - ¥700.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m 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 2h 7m and costs ¥500 - ¥1300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥390 - ¥700 and takes 8h 2m, you could also bus, which costs ¥240 and takes 15h.

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Map of how to get from Guilin to Xiamen.
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  • Distance: 494.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

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

Shandong Airlines, Xiamen Airlines and China Southern Airlines fly from Guilin to Xiamen 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Guilin to Xiamen via Guangzhou South and Shenzhen North in around 8h 2m.

Airlines
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Guilin to Quanzhou via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen via Nanning
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Guilin to Quanzhou via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Fuzhou Airlines
Website
Flights from Guilin to Quanzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guilin West to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
$20 - $27
1st Class Seat
$27 - $40
Train from Shenzhen North to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
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2nd Class Seat
$24 - $35
1st Class Seat
$30 - $50
Train from Chaoshan to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $16
1st Class Seat
$13 - $20
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guilin West to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
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
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Train from Shenzhen North Station to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $45
1st Class Seat
$60 - $70
Business Class Seat
$110 - $140
Train from Guangzhou South to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $36
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
Business Class Seat
$95 - $120
Train from Chaoshan Station to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$19 - $23
1st Class Seat
$30 - $34
Business Class Seat
$60 - $75
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Fujian Shishi to Xiamen Gaoqi
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangxi Guilin to Xiamen Hubin
Ave. Duration
15h
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 1h 30m.

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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 10h 43m to drive from Guilin to Xiamen.

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

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There are 540+ hotels available in Xiamen. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Guilin to Guilin Airport is to taxi which takes 26m and costs ¥70 - ¥90.

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