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

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

Recommended option

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

Cheapest option

Train  •  9 h 10 min

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

$46 - $62

3 alternative options

Train via Guiyang North  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Kunming South to Guiyang North G1514 / ...
  2. Take the train from Guiyang North to Guilin D3567 / ...

$54 - $81

Bus  •  20 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Kunming to Fuyuan
  2. Take the bus from Fuyuan to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Guangxi Guilin

$55 - $81

Drive  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Kunming to Guilin 610.2 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kunming to Guilin is to train which costs ¥310 - ¥430 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kunming to Guilin is to line 3 subway and fly which costs ¥950 - ¥2400 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Kunming and Guilin is 762 km. The road distance is 976.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Kunming to Guilin, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kunming to Guilin. However, there are services departing from Kunming and arriving at Guangxi Guilin via Fuyuan and Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 14 min.

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

You can take a train from Kunming to Guilin via South Bus Station, Kunming South, and Guiyang North in around 7 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kunming to Guilin via Fuyuan and Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station in around 20 h 14 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
Djibouti Air
Website
air-djibouti.com
Flights from Kunming to Guilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Train operators
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
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming South to Guiyang North
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $40
1st Class Seat
$55 - $65
Business Class Seat
$100 - $130
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guiyang North to Guilin
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $35
1st Class Seat
$30 - $50
Train from Kunming South to Guilin
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $60
1st Class Seat
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Guizhou Transportation
Website
qjt.gov.cn
Bus from Kunming to Fuyuan
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Fuyuan to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Guangxi Guilin
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation

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