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Guilin is the most popular summer resort city. Its name means “forest of sweet osmanthus”, owing to the large scale of fragrant sweet osmanthus trees located in the city. Apart from the sweet osmanthus, Guilin is widely known by its unparalleled Karst Mountains, hills, terraces, etc. There is a poem that describes Guilin’s scenery as the best of the world in China. Guiyang located about 468 km northwestern Guilin. It is also a famous tourist city of China, especially in the summer time. You will never feel extremely hot or cold when visiting this wonderful land. Other highlights like minority culture, appealing food and ancient buildings make Guizhou a can’t-be-missed city. High Speed Trains travel between Guilin and Guiyang can easily take travelers from one city to another within 3 hours, making the Guilin Guiyang journey more and more convenient.
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Guilin and Guiyang are two vital stopover cities for the High Speed Trains start from coastal city Guangzhou to inland cities Chengdu and Chongqing. The total length of Guilin Guiyang High Speed Rail is around 413 kilometers (257 miles), with 0~3 middle stops settled. High Speed Trains along the railway can depart from Guilin Railway Station, Guilin West Railway Station and Guilin North Railway Station, providing convenient options for travelers. After have an in-depth visit about the two hot tourist destinations, you can also extend your journey to Chongqing, the wonderful city to take a Yangtze River Cruise, and Chengdu, the paradise of Giant Pandas.
There are 38 High Speed Trains travel from Guilin to Guiyang every day, including 1 G-trains and 37 D-trains. The earliest High Speed Train departs from Guilin West Railway Station at 9:40, and arrives at Guiyang East Railway Station at 11:54. It is the only High Speed Train that arrives at Guiyang in the morning. The night train D2842, also the last train, departs at 21:03 and arrives at 23:23.
Guilin Railway Station
Location: Xiangshan District, Guilin, Guangxi (广西壮族自治区桂林市象山区 – 桂林站)
Guilin Railway station is the first High Speed Railway Station of Guilin, even Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China. It is also known as Guilin South Railway Station by the locals. For travelers who want to visit the attractions within and outside of Guilin’s city center, Guilin Railway Station is the mostly recommended departure Railway Station. It is the nearest train station to downtown Guilin with the most convenient transports. Public buses from there can get to almost every scenic spot of Guilin. Learn more about Guilin Railway Station>
Guilin North Railway Station
Location: No. 6, Zhanqian Road, Diecai District, Lingchuan County, Guilin, Guangxi (广西壮族自治区桂林市叠彩区站前路6号- 桂林北站)
Guilin North Railway Station is located about 6.5km away from the downtown area. Bus and taxi are the available transportation means for traveling around from there, no metro lines or light rail lines available. High Speed Trains that depart from Guilin Railway Station to Guiyang make stopover at Guilin North Railway Station too. Learn more about Guilin North Railway Station>
Guilin West Railway Station
Location: Dingjiang Villege, Dingjiang town, Lingchuan County, Guilin, Guangxi (桂林市灵川县定江镇定江村庄上村- 桂林西站)
Though there is only one Ticket Check Gate available, Guilin West Railway Station is still a vital High Speed Railway Station of Guilin, especially for the Guilin Guiyang travel. Among the 38 High Speed Trains travel between Guilin and Guiyang every day, 26 of them depart/arrival at Guilin West Railway Station. Currently, only bus line No.22 and No.303 are available for there. Learn more about Guilin West Railway Station>
Yangshuo Railway Station
Location: Fanzeng Villege, Xingping town, Yangshuo County, Guilin, Guangxi (桂林市阳朔县兴坪镇饭甑山村- 阳朔站)
Yangshuo Railway Station, also known as Xingping High Speed Railway Station by the locals, is the Largest Railway Station along the Guizhou-Guangzhou High Speed Rail. It was put into operation during the period of Spring Festival in 2016. From there, you can get to the scenic area of Yangshuo like Li River, Yulong River, Butterfly Pool, etc. within 1 hour by taking High Speed Rail Bus Lines, which takes 20 RMB per person. Along the bus journey, you can also stop at Xinping Ancient Town.
Guiyang North Railway Station
Location: Jiaxu north Road, Dairy area, Guanshanhu District, Guiyang, Guizhou (贵州省贵阳市观山湖区甲秀北路东侧 - 贵阳北站)
Guiyang North Railway Station is a large Railway Station of Guiyang. Convenient transportation means are available there, including Metro line 1, Metro line S2, BRT(Bus Rapid Transit), City-round Express Train, taxi, Public Bus lines, etc. By taking those bus and metro lines, you can reach to Wanfeng forest, Mount Fanjing, etc. Aside from those bus and metro lines, City-round Express Train can also get to its nearby cities like Kaili (Xijiang Miao Village), Xingyi (Wanfeng forest), Tongren (Mount Fanjing), Anshun (Huangguoshu Waterfalls), etc. More importantly, Guiyang North Railway Station provides transfer service within the station. Travelers can make a transfer without going outside. Check more about Guiyang North Railway Station>
Guiyang East Railway Station
Location: Dairy area, Wudang District, Guiyang, Guizhou (贵阳市乌当区奶牛场片区 - 贵阳东站)
Guiyang East Railway Station is mainly used as a junction Station. Due to its shunting function, running time of high-speed trains passing Guiyang has been shortened a lot. Metro line 3, express buses lines, public bus lines and City-round Express Trains are available there.
Class of Ticket
Usually, there are three kinds of tickets are provided on high speed trains, Business Class Seat, First Class Seat and Second Class Seat. Second Class Seat is the most budget level you will share a row space with other passengers. And the First Class of Seat is more comfortable and quiet for those who prefer a good rest on the way. If you would like to try the most luxury and superior train travel experience, the Business Class better than the business level on airplane will shock you beyond expectation. Check all types of seats on China high speed train>
Book, Collect, Alter and Cancel
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>
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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Guilin / Longsheng / Guilin / Yangshuo
Guangzhou / Guilin / Yangshuo / Longji / Zhaoxing / Rongjiang / Kaili
Guiyang / Kaili / Rongjiang / Zhaoxing / Guilin / Yangshuo / Longsheng / Guilin
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