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Guiyang is the capital of Guizhou Province, while Guilin is a tourist city of Guangxi Zhuang Automatic Region that lies close to Guizhou. Both Guiyang and Guilin are popular summer resort cities of China. Unlike in other cities that may feel trouble about the weather, you will feel neither extremely hot nor cold in Guilin and Guiyang. Besides, Guiyang and Guilin are renowned for their colorful culture, various ethnic groups, special landforms-Karst and picturesque scenery. In the old days, making an in-depth tour over Guilin and Guiyang needs dozens of days, for there are no directly High Speed Trains and flights available. In nowadays, there is still no flight between the two cities, but High Speed Trains have been put into use. Currently there are 38 high speed trains running from Guiyang to Guilin every day from early 7:18am to 18:43pm. Travelers can transfer from one city to another within 3 hours easily.
Note: Train information is subject to final confirmation due to the delay of data occasionally.
Guiyang Guilin High Speed Rail is the key part of Guiyang Guangzhou High Speed Rail, totaling 413 km (257 miles). High Speed Trains travel between Guiyang and Guangzhou make stopover at Railway Stations of Guilin. Along the rail, there are High Speed Trains departing from Guiyang as the starting station and High Speed Trains travel from Chengdu or Chongqing.
Among 14 Railway Stations of Guiyang, 5 of them are mainly used High Speed Railway Stations, including Guiyang Railway Station (贵阳站), Guiyang South Railway Station (贵阳南站), Guiyang East Railway Station (贵阳东站), Guiyang West Railway Station (贵阳西站) and Guiyang North Railway Station (贵阳北站). Below details are High Speed Railway Stations served for Guiyang Guilin High Speed Railway.
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 located about 40 mins’ driving to the downtown area. It is well connected with downtown area and airport through metro lines, BRT (Bus Rapid Transit), local bus, taxi, city-round express trains, etc. Convenient transfer service within the station is also offered there, by which travelers can easily change to other booked trains 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 a large scale railway station mainly used to reroute railway traffic flow instead of accepting passengers. However, passenger transportation service is also available there, especially for the Guiyang-Kaiyang Intercity Railway, Shanghai-Kunming High Speed Railway, Guiyang-guangzhou High Speed Railway, Chengdu-Guiyang Railway as well as Chongqing-Guiyang High Speed railway. Currently, travelers can take Metro line 3, express buses lines, public bus lines and City-round Express Trains to/from there.
Due to the prosperous of tourism, there are 9 High Speed Railway Stations in Guilin, naming Guilin Railway Station(桂林站), Guilin West Railway Station(桂林西站), Guilin North Railway Station(桂林北站), Yangshuo Railway Station(阳朔站), Xingan North Railway Station(兴安北站), Wutong Railway Station(五通站), Yongfu South Railway Station(永福南站), Quanzhou South Railway Station(全州南站) and Gongcheng Railway Station(恭城站). Along the Guiyang Guilin High Speed Railway, only 4 of the Railway Stations are available. You can check the below details as reference:
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, known as South Railway Station to the locals, is the oldest Railway Station that settled nearest to the downtown area. It is also the closest railway station to the city attractions like Elephant Trunk Hill, Sun and Moon twin tower, etc. Public bus lines and taxi can take you around from there. The under construction Guilin Rail Transit Line 1 will connect there with Guilin North Railway Station, Guilin West Railway Station and the airport. 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 in the north of Guilin, about 9 km to Guilin Railway Station. From there by driving, you can get to the Elephant Trunk Hill within 40 mins, to Li River within 50 mins, to Longsheng Rice Terraces within 1.5hrs, and to Guilin Liangjiang International Airport within 1 hour. Along the Guiyang Guilin High Speed Rail, High Speed Trains that stop at Guilin Railway Station stop 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)
Guilin West Railway Station located about 11.8 km away from the downtown area. Aside from Yangshuo Railway Station, it is the farthest Railway Station served for Guiyang Guilin High Speed Rail. But compared with any other railway stations of Guilin, it enjoys most of docked High Speed Trains along the Guiyang Guilin High Speed Rail. 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 is not located in the Guilin city, but in Yangshuo County. Most of the High Speed Trains that stop at Guilin West Railway Station stop at Yangshuo Railway Station too. This station provides direct Shuttle bus service to the attractions of Yangshuo, like Li River, Yulong River, Butterfly Pool, etc. Service for other attractions within the downtown area of Guilin is not available there, like Elephant Trunk Hill, Two Rivers and Four Lakes, etc.
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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