There are 4 ways to get from Guilin to Xiamen by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 13 min

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

$78 - $182

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Guangxi Guilin to Xiamen Hubin

$38

2 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Guilin West to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station G75 / ...
  3. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Xiamen

$56 - $90

Drive  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Guilin to Xiamen 628.2 miles

$90 - $140

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

Shandong Airlines, Xiamen 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 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
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
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
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
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Guilin to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$20 - $28
1st Class Seat
$27 - $40
Train from Shenzhen North to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $35
1st Class Seat
$30 - $50
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
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 Guangxi Guilin to Xiamen Hubin
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Guilin and Xiamen is 791 km. The road distance is 1005 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Guilin to Xiamen is to fly which takes 2 h 13 min and costs ¥490 - ¥1200.

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 8 h 50 min.

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.

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