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, train  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning China
  2. Take the train from Nanning to Guilin Kunming / ...

$49 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus, train #2  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi to Nanning
  2. Take the train from Nanning East to Guilin D3569

$17 - $36

4 alternative options

Train  •  15 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Hanoi station to Guilin station

Drive  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Hanoi to Guilin 486.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly from Hanoi  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Hanoi (HAN) to Guilin (KWL) HAN - KWL

$91 - $494

Train to Nanning, fly  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Hanoi station to Nanning
  2. Fly from Nanning (NNG) to Guilin (KWL) NNG - KWL

$63 - $387

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hanoi to Guilin is to bus and train which costs $17 - $40 and takes 12 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hanoi to Guilin is to fly which costs $90 - $500 and takes 8 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hanoi station station and arriving at Guilin station station. Services depart six times a week. 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 778.9 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 35 min and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 11 h 35 min to get from Hanoi to Guilin, including transfers.

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Hanoi to Guilin train services, operated by , arrive at Hanoi 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 . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $90 - $500 and takes 8 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Hanoi Airport to Guilin Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Guilin is 1 h ahead of Hanoi. It is currently 9:58 PM in Hanoi and 10:58 PM in Guilin.

Map of how to get from Hanoi to Guilin.
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  • Distance: 410.1 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 35 min

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

operates a train from Hanoi to Guilin 6 times a week, and the journey takes 15 h 56 min. Alternatively, EVA Air, Air China and eight other airlines fly from Hanoi to Guilin every 3 hours.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Hanoi to Guilin via Guangzhou, Nanning
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Hanoi to Guilin via Nanning
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Nanning to Guilin
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Hanoi to Guilin via Nanning, Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Hanoi to Guilin via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Hanoi to Guilin via Taipei
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Hanoi to Guilin via Beijing
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hanoi to Guilin via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanning to Guilin
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$18 - $24
1st Class Seat
$23 - $35
Train from Nanning East to Guilin
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$17 - $24
1st Class Seat
$22 - $35
China Railways G-Class
Train from Nanning to Guilin
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$28 - $34
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
Business Class Seat
$90 - $110
train
Train from Hanoi station to Guilin station
Ave. Duration
15 h 56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hanoi station to Nanning
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning China
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
bus
Bus from Ha Noi to Nanning
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Book at
baolau.com

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