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Guilin to Guangzhou Train Schedules, Tickets and Stations

Guilin Guangzhou high speed rail has been opened to the public since 2014. Taking the superb bullet train, travelers could directly transfer from Guilin to Guangzhou within 2.5-3 hours with comfort and great sceneries along the train trip. As there offer nearly 50 G trains and D trains during about 07:00-21:00, you could make an easy booking among all the multiple choices. Let’s select your train with the best ideal time of departure to start your Guilin Guangzhou high speed train tour!

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Guilin Guangzhou High Speed Train Route

Guilin Guangzhou high speed train route starts from Guilin West Railway Station to Guangzhou South Railway Station. The whole railway has a total length of about 446 kilometers (about 277 miles). To benefit the convenient transfer of people in Guangdong and Guangxi provinces, this train route also make stop in the middle cities, counties, towns, including Yangshuo, Gongcheng, Zhongshan, Heshou, Huaiji, Guangning, Zhaoqing, Sanshui, and Foshan. However, different trains would arrange different stopovers among them all. Please click to see the detailed Guilin Guangzhou High Speed Rail Map and information of the major train stations in Guilin and Guangzhou at below for reference.

Guilin Guangzhou High Speed Rail Map

Guilin Guangzhou High Speed Rail Map

Guilin West Railway Station (桂林西站)

Location: No.12 Yongwai Avenue, Fengtai District, South Beijing (北京市丰台区永外大街12号)

Guilin West Railway Station is situated a little far from the city center, near Zhuangshang Village, Dingjiang Town, Lingchuan County, Guilin (桂林市灵川县定江镇庄上村附近 桂林西站). From this station, you can transfer by the local taxi, to the downtown for about 0.5hrs, to Elephant Trunk Hill for about 40mins, to the Li River for about 50mins, and to Longsheng Rice Terraces for about 1.5hrs, etc.

Guilin North Railway Station (桂林北站)

Some Guangzhou Guilin bullet trains, including most G trains, are served by Guilin North Railway Station. This station is at No.6 Zhanqian Road, Diecai District, Guilin City (桂林市叠彩区站前路6号 桂林北站). With a distance of about 6.5 kilometers to the downtown, it is closer than the Guilin West Station. From there, you could transfer by the taxi to Elephant Trunk Hill for about 40 minutes, to Li River for about 45 minutes, and to Longsheng Rice Terraces for about 1.5 hours. It needs about 50-60 minutes to Guilin Lijiang International Airport by car. >> Check more details about Guilin trains stations.

Guangzhou South Railway Station (广州南站)

Guangzhou South Railway Station is a little far from the city center, at Shibi Street, Panyu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong (广东省广州市番禺区石壁街道 广州南站). It usually needs about 0.5hrs to get to the downtown by the Metro Line 2 to visit attractions like Sun Yatsen Memorial Hall, Yue Xiu Park, and Six Banyan Tree, etc. From there, you could also take the Line 2 and Line 1 to Ancestral Temple of the Chen Family, Line 2 and Line 6 to Shamian Island Scenic Area, Line 7 to Chimelong Safari Park, Line 7 and Line 3 to the Canton Tower, and Line 2 and Line 3 to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, etc.

High Speed Train Tips

Class of Ticket

On high speed trains from Guilin to Guangzhou, there are two kinds of tickets are provided, including First Class Seat and Second Class Seat. Second Class Seat is the most budget level you will share a row space with other passengers. First Class of Seat is more comfortable and quiet for those who prefer a good rest on the way. Such arrangement is similar to some high speed D trains in China. However, there is no Business Class Seats or Premier Class Seats onboard. Check >> All Types of Seats on China High Speed Train

Book, Collect, Alter and Cancel

For most high speed railway sections in China mainland, foreign tourists can book train ticket online or ask help from ticket agency, or buy the tickets physically at the train station with your valid passport. One thing you should remember is to book the ticket as early as possible, especially in peak tourist seasons. After collecting the tickets, please read carefully about the train number, departure date and station to make sure you won’t miss the train. If you want to cancel, alter your train tickets, you are required to bring your passport to the ticket counter and make the adjustments. >> Check details about How to Book, Collect, Alter, and Cancel Train Tickets

Board & Get off

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 details about How to Board & Disembark a Train

Baggage Allowance

China train travel with luggage is much easier than taking flight, for you don’t need to check luggage separately. Each passenger with a train ticket is allowed to carry luggage in certain weight and volume, but without limitation of amount and types. Though there are written regulation and rules about the luggage allowance, in practice, passengers can take as much luggage as you can if only you handled them properly. >> Check detailed Baggage Allowance & Policy to Take China Train

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 All Facilities & Service on China Train.


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