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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus The Sinh Tourist, train  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
  2. Take the train from Nanning to Luzhai North
  3. Take the train from Luzhai North to Guilin

$60 - $67

Cheapest option

Train  •  15 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Guilin station

$15 - $22

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi to Nanning
  2. Take the train from Nanning East to Guilin Kunming

$85 - $92

Drive  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Hanoi to Guilin 486.7 miles

$70 - $110

Fly from Noi Bai International  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Noi Bai International (HAN) to Guilin (KWL) HAN - KWL

$101 - $565

Bus to Nanning, fly  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
  2. Fly from Nanning (NNG) to Guilin (KWL) NNG - KWL

$89 - $412

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The cheapest way to get from Hanoi to Guilin is to train which costs $15 - $22 and takes 15 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hanoi to Guilin is to fly which costs $100 - $600 and takes 7 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hanoi Gia Lam Station station and arriving at Guilin station station. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 56 min.

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The distance between Hanoi and Guilin is 656 km. The road distance is 778.7 km.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Guilin without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 13 min and costs $60 - $70.

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It takes approximately 11 h 13 min to get from Hanoi to Guilin, including transfers.

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Hanoi to Guilin train services, operated by China Railways, arrive at Hanoi Gia Lam Station.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Guilin is to train which takes 15 h 56 min and costs $15 - $22. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $100 - $600 and takes 7 h 48 min.

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There is no direct flight from Noi Bai International Airport to Guilin Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Guilin is 1 h ahead of Hanoi. It is currently 1:55 PM in Hanoi and 2:55 PM in Guilin.

Map of how to get from Hanoi to Guilin.
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  • Distance: 410 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 13 min

What companies run services between Hanoi, Vietnam and Guilin, China?

China Railways operates a train from Hanoi to Guilin twice a week. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 15 h 56 min. Alternatively, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Hanoi to Guilin every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Guilin via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Noi Bai International to Guilin via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Noi Bai International to Guilin via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Guilin via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Nanning to Guilin
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Guilin via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Noi Bai International to Guilin via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
China Express Airlines
Website
chinaexpressair.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Guilin via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Guilin via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Nanning to Luzhai North
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$23 - $27
1st Class Seat
$37 - $42
Business Class Seat
$70 - $85
Train from Luzhai North to Guilin
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $14
1st Class Seat
$17 - $19
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanning East to Guilin
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$17 - $24
1st Class Seat
$22 - $35
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Guilin station
Ave. Duration
15 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Son Duc Transportation
Bus from Ha Noi to Nanning
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$67
Book at
baolau.com

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Hanoi to Guilin train services, operated by China Railways, arrive at Guilin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanoi to Guilin is 779 km. It takes approximately 8 h 43 min to drive from Hanoi to Guilin.

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China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Chongqing Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Noi Bai International Airport to Guilin Airport.

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There are 292+ hotels available in Guilin. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Noi Bai International Airport is to bus which takes 47 min and costs $1 - $2.

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