There are 5 ways to get from Kunming to Guilin by train, car, subway or plane

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Train China Railways G-Class  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Kunming South Station to Guilin West Kunming

$59 - $75

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Train China Railways T-Class  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Kunming to Guilin North T381 / ...

$16 - $45

3 alternative options

Train via Guilin  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Kunming South to Guilin D3945 / ...

$46 - $62

Drive  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Kunming to Guilin 610 miles

$85 - $130

Line 3 subway, fly  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 3 subway from Dongfeng Square to East Bus Station
  2. Fly from Kunming (KMG) to Guilin (KWL) KMG - KWL

$141 - $346

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kunming and arriving at Guilin North. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 51 min.

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The distance between Kunming and Guilin is 762 km. The road distance is 976.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kunming to Guilin without a car is to train which takes 5 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Kunming to Guilin, including transfers.

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Kunming to Guilin train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, arrive at Kunming South Station.

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The quickest flight from Kunming Airport to Guilin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Kunming to Guilin train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, arrive at Guilin West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kunming to Guilin is 976 km. It takes approximately 9 h 52 min to drive from Kunming to Guilin.

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China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Kunming Airport to Guilin Airport.

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There are 372+ hotels available in Guilin. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kunming to Guilin.
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  • Distance: 476.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

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

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Kunming to Guilin once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 19 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kunming to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kunming to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming South Station to Guilin West
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $70
1st Class Seat
$95 - $110
Business Class Seat
$180 - $210
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming South to Guilin
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $60
1st Class Seat
$65 - $95
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Kunming to Guilin North
Ave. Duration
16 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$16 - $24
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$50 - $70
Kunming Rail Transit
Website
kmgdgs.com
Subway from Dongfeng Square to East Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
kmgdgs.com

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