Hong Kong to Guilin Train Schedules, Tickets and Stations

Traveling from Hong Kong to Guilin can give you an unforgettable experience of two completely different Chinese lifestyles. Currently, there is only one direct high speed train traveling from Hong Kong to Guilin every day, which takes you only less than 3.5 hours. Please check the following details of the high speed train timetable, duration, departing time, to plan your Hong Kong Guilin train trip!

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Hong Kong Guilin High Speed Train Route

Hong Kong Guilin High Speed Rail is the first high speed railway direct connecting the two hot tourist destinations in China. Passing Shenzhen, Humen, Guangzhou, the full running trip covers a distance of about 583 kilometers. Currently, you could conveniently transfer from Hong Kong to Guilin within 3.5 hours with speed and comfort, and travel further to Guiyang in Guizhou. You could check the Hong Kong Guilin High Speed Train Route Map below to know the details of the location, major stops and travel time.

Hong Kong Guilin High Speed Train Route

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Hong Kong West Kowloon Terminus (香港西九龙总站)

Hong Kong 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 Yau Tsim Mong District in Hong Kong, around the station are many good accommodations, restaurants, 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 50mins, and take West Rail Line, Tung Chung Line and Airport Express to Hong Kong International Airport for about 1.5hrs, etc. More about Hong Kong West Kowloon Train Station >>

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Guilin North Railway Station (桂林北站)

Guilin North Station is located at No.6 Zhanqian Road, Diecai District, Guilin City (桂林市叠彩区站前路6号 桂林北站), about 6.5km away from the downtown area. from there, you could transfer to the downtown and scenic spots by car. Usually, it takes about 40 minutes to the Elephant Trunk Hill, about 45 minutes to Li River, about 1.5 hours to Longsheng Rice Terraces and about 50-60 minutes to Guilin Liangjiang International Airport at the southwestern city. Check more details about Guilin North Railway Station >>

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High Speed Train Tips

Class of Ticket

On high speed trains from Hong Kong to Guilin, 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 quieter 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>

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>

Explore Hong Kong and Guilin by High Speed Train with China Discovery

The fast high speed bullet train makes Hong Kong Guilin tour easily accessible within 3.5 hours’ ride. Thus, tourists can enjoy the Hong Kong Guilin high speed train tour to discover both outstanding human and nature landscape in China. To seize the highlights of Hong Kong, you are suggested to take 2 days to visit the landmarks, including Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay, etc. Here is our 2 Days Essence of Hong Kong Tour that includes attractions in Hong Kong Island and Lantau Island. After you get to Guilin, Li River, Yangshuo and Longji Terrace are the most recommended destinations you shouldn’t miss. The 5 Days Best Guilin In-depth Vacation offers the ideal packges of the essence of Guilin, that you will meet the most idyllic and leisurable countryside scenery of featured Karst hills, rivers and views.

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What date does the Hong Kong to Guilin China High Speed Train Service start?
2018-08-20 13:00
Hello Paul,

Greetings from China! Hong Kong high speed trains are still not available right now. And according to the latest news, it will be officially taken into operation in the end of September in 2018. If you are traveling before its official operation, we suggest you transfer to Shenzhen and take a bullet train from Shenzhen North Station to Guilin.

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