Kunming Guilin High Speed Train

Kunming Guilin high speed train running between Kunming city in Yunnan Province and Guilin city in Guangxi Province has been providing a lot of convenience and cutting down the transferring time between both favored tourist cities that is about 740 kilometers away in China. At present, you could take the G-train for only about 4.5 hours to get to Kunming from Guilin or get to Guilin from Kunming, and the G trains would pass Qujing (曲靖), Anshun (安顺), Guiyang (贵阳), Sanjiang (三江), and other hot tourist destination with fine sightseeing. Besides, if you take the D-train, it needs about 7.5-8 hours to cover the whole railway of about 1,088km long and you can go by Shilin (石林), Puzhehei (普者黑), Guangnan (广南), Baise (百色), Nanning (南宁), Liuzhou (柳州), and other places in Yunnan and Guangxi provinces. As the availability of Kunming Guilin High Speed Train, which offer a fantastic chance to travel with speed and beauty on the way, you are highly recommended to get on the bullet train and enjoy all the natural splendors in those great beautiful places in the southern part in China. Let’s board!

Kunming Guilin High Speed Train Schedules

● Kunming to Guilin

Train Type From To Frequency (day) Operating Hours Duration Detailed Schedule >
G TrainsKunming SouthGuilin WestAbout 2About 07:30-09:20About 4.5 hours
D TrainsKunming /
Kunming South
GuilinAbout 5About 07:30-15:30About 7-8 hours

● Guilin to Kunming

Train Type From To Frequency (day) Operating Hours Duration Detailed Schedule >
G TrainsGuilin WestKunming SouthAbout 2About 08:00-18:30About 4.5-5 hours
D TrainsGuilin /
Guilin North
Kunming /
Kunming South
About 5About 08:45-15:00About 7-8 hours

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Other Recommended Section on Kunming Guilin High Speed Railway

Whether you take a G train or a D train between Kunming and Guilin, you can expect more than the highlights in Kunming and Guilin and the high speed train experience. As there are some interesting tourist cities along the way, you are recommended to get off at those places to savor their great attractions and charm to catch more beauty of China! Please check the train schedule of each recommended popular railway section between Kunming and Guilin.

From - To Frequency (day) Operating Hours Duration
Kunming to AnshunOver 20About 07:00-21:00About 2 hours
Kunming to GuiyangAbout 40About 07:00-21:00About 2-2.5 hours
Kunming to PuzheheiOver 20About 07:30-19:00About 1.5 hours
Guilin to PuzheheiAbout 5About 07:00-09:30About 5.5-6 hours
Guilin to GuiyangOver 40About 08:00-21:00About 2-3 hours
Guilin to AnshunAbout 3About 08:00-18:30About 3 hours

Please Note: This information of time and duration might changes slightly, be free to contact us for the up-to-date schedule.

What to See along Kunming Guilin High Speed Railway

Taking a Kunming Guilin high speed train, no matter from which direction, you would have a series of natural highlights to enjoy and marvel at the pretty landscape of southern China. Let’s see what to see in the hot destinations like Kunming, Anshun, Guiyang, Guilin, etc.


Kunming as the provincial capital city in Yunnan is a leisure city and praised as the city of spring because of the warm and comfortable weather there in four seasons. In this city, you could go to Dongchuan Red Land to enjoy the grace lines and colors made by nature, visit the Stone Forest of Karst features, relax at the Western Hill, have some leisure time at the Bird and Flower Market, Kunming Green Lake, also could go to enjoy the beautiful views at Jiaozi Snow Mountain, etc.

Useful links:

Kunming Travel Guide | Popular Kunming Tour Packages | Top Kunming Things to Do

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Kunming Railway Stations

Two train stations are used in Kunming for Kunming Guilin bullet trains. Kunming South Railway Station is locatged on Wujiaying Street, Chenggong District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province (云南省昆明市呈贡区吴家营街道 昆明南站), which needs to drive about 31km to the downtown. From there, it needs about 65 minutes to drive to Stone Forest, Kunming Green Lake and Jingxing Bird and Flower Market, about 4 hours to Dongchuan Red Land, etc. Besides, long distance coaches are also available. Kunming Railway Station is situated at No.1 Beijing Road, Guandu District, Kunming City (昆明市官渡区北京路1号 - 昆明站). This station is closer to the city center in Guandu District, which takes nearly 30 minutes by taking the Metro Line 2. Besides, you can also take a taxi to Cuihu Lake for about 0.5 hour.

Kunming Stone Forest

Our Customers in Kunming Stone Forest


Anshun has the very famous scenic area of Huangguoshu Waterfall. You could go to this amazing spot to see diverse shapes of waterfalls, hear their different “compositions”. Besides, it is really an ideal place to retreat from the summer heat. Moreover, in this destination, you could also visit Tianxingqiao Scenic Spot, Dragon Palace, Tunbao Village in Tianlong to savor more natural sightseeing and local folk culture, etc.

Useful links:

Top Anshun Things to Do

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Anshun West Railway Station

Location: Datun Village, Yaopu Town, Economic Development District, Anshun City, Guizhou Province (贵州省安顺市经开区幺铺镇大屯村 - 安顺西站); driving about 10.5km to the downtown.

Transportation: It takes about 40 minutes to drive to the Huangguoshu Waterfall Scenic Area, about 40 minutes to Dragon Palace, and about 55 minutes to Tianxingqiao Scenic Spot, etc.

Huangguoshu Waterfall

Anshun Huangguoshu Waterfall


Guiyang city is the capital of Guizhou Province, and it has many featured scenic area for you to savor the natural landscape, ethnic culture, etc. Besides the top popular Qingyan Ancient Town of very antique and pure characteristic, you are also recommended to spend some relaxing time in the Qianling Park, Huaxi Scenic Resort, and other beautiful places in Guiyang.

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Guiyang North Railway Stations

Location: East side of Jiaxiu North Road, Guanshanhu District, Guiyang (贵阳市观山湖区甲秀北路东侧 - 贵阳北站); about 40mins for 15km to the downtown.

Transportation: This station is not very far from city center. From there, transferring by local taxi is very convenient and recommended for tourist from other countries. It needs about 40 minutes to Jiaxiu Tower and city center, about 25 minutes to drive to Qianling Park, about 40 minutes to Huaxi Scenic Resort, about 50 minutes to Qingyan Ancient Town, etc.


There is a saying in China goes “Guilin’s scenery is the best in the world”, which appeals numerous people to come by to enjoy the fancy sightseeing. In this popular tourist city, you could visit the Elephant Trunk Hill that looks like an elephant drinking water, and also, don’t miss the Li River and Yangshuo to appreciate the unbelievable and gorgeous landscape of Karst features. If you got 1 or 2 more days, just go to Longji Rive Terraces to admire the picturesque natural view and shot some photos.

Useful links:

Guilin Travel Guide | Popular Guilin Tour Packages | Top Guilin Things to Do

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Guilin Railway Stations

Guilin arranges three train stations for Kunming Guilin bullet trains. Guilin North Station is at the West Side of Jinhe Road, Diecai District, Guilin City (桂林市叠彩区金河路西侧 - 桂林北站). It usually needs about 25mins to drive for 7.5km to the city downtown. Besides, it needs about 45 minutes to drive to Li River, 1.5 hours to Yangshuo, about 3 hours to Longsheng Rice Terraces. Long distances are available from Guilin Bus Terminal to Yangshuo and Longsheng Rice Terraces Scenic Area, etc. Guilin Railway Station is situated at No.39, South Zhongshan Road, Guilin (桂林市中山南路39号 - 桂林站), which takes about 15mins to drive for 3km to the downtown area and Elephant Trunk Hill Area. Guilin West Railway Station is in Zhangshang Village, Dingjiang Town, Lingchuan County (桂林市灵川县定江镇庄上村 - 桂林西站). It needs about 30mins to drive for 14km to the downtown. > Check more about Guilin Railway Stations.

Guilin Li River

Guilin Li River

Tips for Booking and Taking Kunming Guilin High Speed Train

1. Seats choosing & price comparing

On Kunming Guilin high speed G trains, there are three types of seats: the “Business Class Seats” like the first class seat in an aircraft and the most comfortable and expensive, with the price of 1155.0RMB per person, the “First Class Seats” of the middle class of 613.0-616.0.0RMB per person and the “Second Class Seats” of the most economical class of 371.5-373.5RMB per person. On Kunming Guilin high speed D trains, two types of seats are offered: the “First Class Seats” with better experience of 625.0-641.5RMB per person and the economical “Second Class Seats” of 391.0-401.5RMB per person. Prices are slightly different during tourist peak season and off season.

>> Check more about types of seat on high speed trains.

2. Booking & collect your bullet train ticket

To book a Kunming Guilin high speed train ticket, you could choose to book it at the official website: China Railway Customer Service Center or with a travel agency, also you could directly tell China Discovery to book the tickets for you. Besides, you could go to the Railway Station or Designated Ticket Offices to do that.

To collect your high speed train ticket, you could go to the railway station nearby, however, the Self-service Ticketing Machines are not serving foreign people. Besides, you can tell China Discovery to help you to do the collection, which only needs your passport information.

>> Check more about booking and collecting high speed train tickets.

3. How to embark the bullet train?

1) Prepare your documents well (valid passport with China Visa); 2) Get to the right train station in advance; 3) Collect train tickets; 4) Read your train ticket; 5) Pass the security control; 6) Pass through Security & Luggage Checks; 7) Find the right waiting room; 8) Cross the ticket checking gate; 9) Get to the right platform; 10) Get on your train. Keep the ticket well, because the ticket will be checked again to leave the station after you get off.

>> Check more about boarding on & getting off a high speed train.

4. Facilities and service

All high speed trains in China are equipped with advanced facilities and good service to make your journey more convenient and comfortable. There are different places you can put your luggage onboard, racks and specialized luggage storage areas. Besides, the air-conditioner train offers you plug under the seats to charge your phone or laptop, sightseeing window to view the outside scenery as well as western-style toilets. There is also available dining area you can get some supplies. Bilingual signs and the broadcast use both Chinese and English so that you don’t need to worry about the communication.

>> Check more about facilities & service on high speed train.

High Speed Train Travel with China Discovery

We China Discovery are very willing to help you with the high speed train tickets booking, tour customization and local guide and transfer arrangement, so you can be able to experience the superb bullet train in style and enjoy all the highlights of your ideal destinations in China without any worry. If you are interested, please feel free to contact our professional travel consultants who are here ready to build your own tour to best suit for your needs and likes.

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