Situated in the south of China, Guilin is widely known for its spectacular karst landmarks. As one of the top tourist destinations, its beauty has been printed at the back of RMB 20 since 1999. High Speed Trains are available there, by which you can not only have a unique tourist experience but also a wonderful view of the mountains, hills, rivers, boats and farm houses along the way.
Aside from the most popular cities like Beijing and Shanghai, high speed trains have well connected Guilin and other tourist cities. Altogether, Guilin possesses over 260 daily high speed trains (G, D trains) traveling from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Dali, Kunming, Hangzhou, Xian, Changsha, Wuhan, Chongqing, Beihai, Nanning, etc.
Guilin High Speed Rail Map
Taking high speed train to start a China exploring tour has become a fashion now. Considering that convenient high speed train network has already covered Guilin, you can also plan a High Speed Train tour over there. Below are some most popular High Speed Train Routes from/to Guilin, which may give you some idea about how to plan such a tour.
Railway Stations: Guilin West (桂林西)- Hong Kong West Kowloon (香港西九龙)
Distance: about 583km (362 miles)
Duration: about 3.5 hours
Currently, there is 2 pairs of high speed trains running between Guilin and Hong Kong everyday. It is one of the most popular high speed train route connecting international city of Hong Kong and famous idyllic countryside land of Guilin. Within 3.5 hours, you can travel from Guilin West Railway Station in Guilin to West Kowloon Station in Hong Kong, and start your Hong Kong exploration and shopping.
The Facade of Guilin Railway Station
Railway Stations: Guilin, Guilin North/West (桂林/桂林北/桂林西) - Guangzhou, Guangzhou South (广州/广州南)
Distance: about 446km (277 miles)
Duration: 2 hours 18 minutes ~ 3 hours 33 minutes
Taking Guangzhou-Guilin High Speed Train gives you the chance to have a scan of the stunning Karst Landscapes. Actually, the Guangzhou Guilin Guiyang High Speed Railway is one of the top 8 Most Beautiful High Speed Railways in China. Guangzhou is one of the most developed cities in China and most people like to have a Guangzhou contrast tour. After your Guilin tour, it is easy to transfer to Guangzhou and explore what shapes the modern China. Till the end of July 2018, there are over 45 pairs of high speed trains available between the two cities. The frequently running bullet trains make it easy to transfer from Guilin to Guangzhou within 3 hours. All of the top 3 frequently used railway stations of Guilin (including Guilin Railway Station, Guilin West Railway Station and Guilin North Railway Station) offer high speed trains connected with Guangzhou.
Gorgeous Night Skyline of Guangzhou
Railway Stations: Guilin, Guilin West/North (桂林/桂林西/桂林北)- Guiyang North/East (贵阳北/贵阳东)
Distance: about 413km (257 miles)
Duration: 2~3 hours
Guiyang and Guilin are both popular tourist cities with picture-perfect scenes of unspoiled nature. Due to their close connection, travelers always choose to visit Guiyang and Guilin together by High Speed Trains (no direct flights). Currently, there are over 43 pairs of High Speed Trains connecting Guiyang and Guilin every day. The trains depart from Guilin from 8:10am to 21:03pm.
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Guilin North Railway Station
Railway Stations: Guilin (桂林站) - Shanghai Hongqiao (上海虹桥)
Distance: about 1602km (995 miles)
Duration: about 9.5 hours
Guilin also has 1 high speed train traveling to the modern city Shanghai. Generally, the only daily high speed train departs at Guilin Railway Station at 11:45 and arrivals at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station at 21:15. Compared with the flights which take about 2.5 hours, the high speed train can give you a unique and freely experience with a cheaper ticket price but longer travel time.
Railway Stations: Guilin (桂林) - Beijing West (北京西)
Distance: about 2,110km (1,311 miles)
Duration: 10 hours 36 minutes ~ 11 hours 14 minutes
A Guilin Beijing tour is one of the most popular routes of China exploring. Generally, there are 2 pairs of high speed trains (G trains) connecting Guilin and Beijing. Thus for the travelers who choose Beijing as your first destination of China, you can also take high speed trains to Guilin from Beijing, instead of the flights. Along the way, the high speed trains make stopover at Yueyang, Changsha, Wuhan, etc.
Railway Stations: Guilin/Guilin North/West (桂林/桂林北/桂林西) - Chengdu East (成都东)
Distance: : about 1059km (658 miles)
Duration: 6 hours 51 minutes ~ 7 hours 33 minutes
After a deep visit about the Karst landmarks of Guilin, you can also take the High Speed Trains to see the Giant Pandas living in and nearby Chengdu. The fastest high speed train can take you from Guilin to Chengdu within 7 hours. Generally, there are over 15 pairs of high speed bullt trains available. All the trains finally end at Chengdu East Railway Station, while many other trains depart from Guilin Railway Station or Guilin West Railway Station. The earliest high speed train departs from Guilin Railway Station at 08:28.
Railway Stations: Guilin (桂林) - Xian North (西安北)
Distance: 1068km (664 miles)
Duration: 10 hours 40 minutes
Guilin and Xian are two definitely different tourist cities. Guilin is widely known for its picture-perfect scene of unspoiled nature, while the top historic city Xian, the capital city of Shanxi Province, is the home to world-famed Terracotta Warriors and Horses and as the start point of Silk Road. High Speed Train is also available between them. At present, only 1 pair of High Speed Train connects Guilin and Xian. The G2856 travels from Guilin Railway Station at about 11:00am in the morning, while arrives at Xian North Railway Station at nearly 10:00pm in the evening. The G2855 train departs from Xian North Railway Station at 8:00am in the morning and arrives at Guilin Railway Station at about 7:00pm.
Railway Stations: Guilin/Guilin West (桂林/桂林西) - Kunming/Kunming South (昆明/昆明南)
Distance: about 1088km (676 miles)
Duration: 4 hours 17 minutes ~ 8 hours 12 minutes
As the capital and gateway city of Yunnan Province, Kunming is undoubtedly covered in the high speed train network of China. Generally, there are 7 pairs of high speed train (G, D trains) traveling between Guilin and Kunming, including some high speed trains that arrive at Dali finally. The earliest high speed train departs from Kunming South Railway Station at 7:30am and arrives in Guilin after 4.5 hours' ride.
Railway Stations: Guilin/Guilin North (桂林/桂林北) - Changsha South (长沙南)
Distance: : about 519km (322.5 miles)
Duration: about 3.5 hours
Every day, there are more than 15 high speed trains running from Guilin Train Station to Changsha South Railway Station. To catch the earliest one, you could choose G434 which departs at 09:57 and arrives in Changsha at 13:13. Other trains are available from the morning to the late afternoon. It only takes about 3.5 hours from Guilin to Changsha, saving about 3.5 hours than taking the normal K-trains.
Changsha is always served as a transportation hub. From here, you could take trips to Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang Ancient Town. If you are interested in a tour from Changsha, please visit our city tours in Changsha, or just contact our travel consultant, they are here ready to help.
Besides, there are 5 G trains from Guilin to Shenzhen North Station which are available during 07:21~14:54 and running for about 3-3.3 hours for arriving. If you have enough time, you could also choose to take a high speed G train from Guilin Station to Nanjing South Station to enjoy the strong culture and history and taste many kinds of delicious snacks in the ancient Nanjing city. The whole traveling needs about 8.2-10 hours, etc.
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As one of the top tourist cities of China, Guilin enjoys 3 frequently-used High Speed Railway Stations, including Guilin Railway Station that at located the junction of Shanghai Road and Zhongshan Road, No.39, South Zhongshan Road, Xiangshan District, Guilin（桂林市象山区中山南路39号,上海路和中山南路的交界处), Guilin North Railway Station that located at No.6 Zhanqian Road, Diecai District, North Guilin (桂林市叠彩区站前路6号) and Guilin West Railway Station that located at Zhuangshang Village, Dingjiang Town, Lingchuan County, Guilin (桂林市灵川县定江镇庄上村). Check details about Guilin Railway Stations.
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