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A Guilin Hong Kong tour is really popular for many years and is becoming much more convenient recently. Travelers who want to encounter with both China’s nature and Chinese modern should never miss the classic travel route. You can take one of the two daily direct high speed trains traveling from Guilin to Hong Kong, which needs only about 3 hours 20 minutes. Check the below stations where you depart and arrive at, train numbers, train ticket price, time of the train journey, and other useful information:
Note: Train information is subject to final confirmation due to the delay of data occasionally.
Guilin Hong Kong High Speed Railway links Guilin and Hong Kong with a high speed bullet train trip within 3.5 hours. It is about 583km long in total, beginning from Guilin West Railway Station (桂林西站) to West Kowloon Terminus (香港西九龙站) in Hong Kong downtown. Every day, there are two high speed bullet trains (G trains) starts from Guilin, goes southeastward to Guangzhou, Shenzhen and eventually terminates in Hong Kong. Read the following map to know the train travel route, major stopover cities, length and different sections, etc.
Guilin West Railway Station (桂林西站)
Guilin West Railway Station is located in Zhuangshang Village, Dingjiang Town, Lingchuan County, northwest Guilin (桂林市灵川县定江镇庄上村). The train station is about about 35mins’ driving (35km) to Guilin Liangjiang International Airport, 10km to Guilin downtown, 30 minutes’ driving to Li River Cruise (Ticket Office) and 1.5 hours’ driving to Yangshuo in south. >> More about Guilin West Railway Station.
Hong Kong West Kowloon Terminus (香港西九龙总站)
West Kowloon Terminus is the only stop in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Located between Kowloon Station (九龙站) and Austin Station (柯士甸站) in the central Hong Kong, this station has many good accommodation, restaurant, shopping and entertainment choices. You could take the Hong Kong West Rail Line, East Rail Line, and Disneyland Resort Line to Hong Kong Disney Resort for about 50 minutes, and take West Rail Line, Tung Chung Line and Airport Express to Hong Kong International Airport for about 1.5 hours, etc. >> Hong Kong West Kowloon Terminus
Class of Ticket
On high speed trains from Guilin to Hong Kong, 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, as the short running time between the cities, there is no Business Class Seats, Premier Class Seats or Dining Car 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. For trains to and from Hong Kong, you could contact us to know more about tickets booking, collection, alteration and cancellation. Check details about How to Book, Collect, Alter, and Cancel China Train Tickets>
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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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[Important] Travel News for Expats: China travel is reopening now! Travel with China Discovery and learn about where to visit & requirements for each destination! Read Details >