Yangshuo to Longsheng (Longji Rice Terraces) & Longsheng to Yangshuo Transfer Guide 2020

Yangshuo and Longji Rice Terraces are two hot tourist destinations in Guilin. Yangshuo is located about 80km (50 miles)’s driving distance southeast of Guilin. Longji Rice Terraces is located in Longsheng County, about 80km north of Guilin. The driving distance between Yangshuo and Longji Rice Terraces is about 145km.

Longji Rice Terraces, which is also called Longsheng Rice Terraces, is a large scenic area. It consists of three separate parts with a same entrance - Ping'an Rice Terraces, JInkeng Rice Terraces and Longji Ancient Zhuang Rice Terraces (Longji Ancient Zhuang Village). All the tourist buses, coaches and private cars can only get to the parking lot of each scenic area. The distance from the entrance to Longji Ancient Zhuang Village Parking Lot is about 9km (about 25 minutes' driving), about 17km (about 40 minutes' driving) to Ping'an Parking Lot and about 23km (about 1-1.5 hours' driving) to Jinkeng Dazhai Parking Lot.

Since it takes long time (4~5hrs) to transfer between Yangshuo and Longji, and Guilin is conveniently located at the middle of Yangshuo and Longji, travelers are suggested to make transfer at Guilin to shorten the long driving. In order to get from Yangshuo to Longsheng, you can take the direct coach or travel back to Guilin first and get from Guilin to Longji.

From Yangshuo to Longji

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How to Get from Yangshuo to Longsheng Rice Terraces

In order to get from Yangshuo to Longsheng, you can take the direct coach or travel back to Guilin first and get from Guilin to Longji.

1. Direct Coach from Yangshuo to Longsheng Rice Terraces

Departure Arrival Schedule Duration Price
(RMB/p)
Yangshuo South Bus Station
(阳朔汽车南站)
Jinkeng Dazhai Parking Lot
(金坑大寨停车场)
9:00am About 4-5 hours About 80
Yangshuo Pantao Road Biliandong Tourist Parking Lot
(阳朔蟠桃路碧莲洞旅游停车场)
13:30

(Note: 1) the above bus time, number and tickets are only for your reference, which may be adjusted according to practical situation. 2) Only one coach departs at 8:30 at Yangshuo Pantao Road Biliandong Tourist Parking Lot (阳朔蟠桃路碧莲洞旅游停车场) from November to March in every year.)

2. From Yangshuo to Longsheng Rice Terraces via Guilin

In order to have a better preparation about your Longji sightseeing and hiking trip, travelers who what to transfer from Yangshuo to Longji are more suggested to travel to Guilin for a night and then visit Longji Rice Terraces in the next morning. You can check below transportation information between Yangshuo and Guilin, Guilin and Longji as reference:

● From Yangshuo to Guilin

From - To Departure Arrival Schedule Duration Price
(RMB/p)
Yangshuo to Guilin Yangshuo Bus Terminal
(阳朔汽车总站)
Guilin Station
(桂林站)
Usually depart every 20-50 minutes from 06:45-20:30 (that depends) About 1.5-2 hours About 27
Guilin Bus Terminal
(桂林汽车客运总站)
Usually at 07:00; 12:50; 14:30 (that depends)
Guilin South Passenger Station
(桂林汽车客运南站)
Usually at 09:05 (that depends)
Guilin South Bus Station
(桂林南站) (near Guilin Railway Station)
Usually at 12:00 (that depends)

(Note: the above bus time, number and tickets are only for your reference, which may be adjusted according to practical situation.)

● From Guilin to Longji

From - To Departure Arrival Schedule Duration Price
(RMB/p)
Guilin to Longji
(Direct)
Guilin Hong Kong Hotel
(桂林香江饭店)
Jinkeng Dazhai Parking Lot
(金坑大寨停车场)
08:30, 10:00, 13:00 (that depends) About 2-2.5 hours About 50
Guilin North Railway Station
(桂林北站)
About 70
Guilin West Railway Station
(桂林西站)
Guilin to Longji
(via Longsheng County)
Guilin Qintan Terminal
(桂林琴谭汽车客运站)
Longsheng
(龙胜)
6:10-19:00 (that depends) About 2-2.5 hours About 33
Longsheng
(龙胜)
Ping'an Parking Lot
(平安寨停车场)
7:40-17:00 (that depends) About 1.5 hours About 20
Longsheng
(龙胜)
Jinkeng Dazhai Parking Lot
(大寨停车场)
Depart hourly (that depends) About 2 hours About 20
Longsheng
(龙胜)
Longji Ancient Zhuang Parking Lot
(龙脊古壮寨停车场)
7:20-16:40 (that depends) About 1.5 hours About 20

(Note: the above bus time, number and tickets are only for your reference, which may be adjusted according to practical situation.)

Check more about Guilin to Longsheng travel Guide >

How to Get from Longsheng to Yangshuo

There are about two ways available traveling from Longsheng to Yangshuo, one is taking the direct coach at the Dazhai Parking Lot in Jinkeng, the other is back to Guilin and travel from Guilin to Yangshuo.

1. Direct Coach from Longsheng Rice Terraces to Yangshuo

In the whole Longji area, Jinkeng Dazhai Parking Lot enjoys the only direct coach traveling between Yangshuo and Longji. Usually, there are only about 1-2 coaches a day. The coaches travel from Dazhai Parking Lot in Jinkeng and arrive at Yangshuo Pantao Road Biliandong Tourist Parking Lot near the Yangshuo Park.

Departure Arrival Schedule Duration Price
(RMB/p)
Jinkeng Dazhai Parking Lot
(大寨停车场)
Yangshuo Pantao Road Biliandong Tourist Parking Lot
(阳朔蟠桃路碧莲洞旅游停车场)
9:00, 12:00 About 4-5 hours About 80

(Note: 1) the above bus time, number and tickets are only for your reference, which may be adjusted according to practical situation. 2) Only one coach departs at 13:00 from November to March in every year.

2. From Longsheng Rice Terraces to Yangshuo via Guilin

Compared with the long distance travel from Longsheng to Yangshuo by taking the direct coaches, you are more suggested to get to Guilin for a night and visit Yangshuo in the next morning. There are many ways to travel from Guilin to Yangshuo, including High Speed train, bus and the most classic and most popular Li River Cruise Boat. Check more details about how to travel from Guilin to Yangshuo at Guilin to Yangshuo Transfer Guide 2019 >

Guilin Bus Stations

There are two bus stations main used in Guilin, including Qintan Bus Terminal and Guilin South passenger Station. Qintan Bus Station is located at No.31, Xiangshan District, Guilin (桂林市象山区翠竹路31号 - 琴潭汽车客运站) in downtown area, which needs about 10-15 minutes to drive about 4km to Elephant Trunk Hill. Guilin South Passenger Station is situated at Chadian Road, Xiangshan District in Guilin (桂林市象山区茶店路 - 桂林汽车客运南站), which is a little far and needs about 0.5 hour to drive with a distance of about 10-12km from city center.

Yangshuo Bus Stations

Yangshuo Bus Station (Yangshuo South Bus Station) and Yangshuo Pantao Road Biliandong Tourist Parking Lot may be used for your Yangshuo Longji trip. Yangshuo Bus Terminal, which is also known as Yangshuo South Bus Station, lies at #6, No.155, Hangzhan Road, Yangshuo, Guilin(桂林市阳朔县抗战路155-6号 - 阳朔汽车总站). This station is within the county downtown region, so you can get around very easily. And usually, it needs only about 10 minutes to arrive at the West Street by car; Yangshuo Pantao Road Biliandong Tourist Parking Lot is situated at Bilian Alley, Yangshuo, Guilin (桂林市阳朔县碧莲巷 -阳朔蟠桃路碧莲洞旅游停车场), about 1 km away from the West Street.

Guilin to Longji - Guilin Qintan Bus Station

Guilin Qintan Bus Station

Jinkeng to Yangshuo Bus

Jinkeng to Yangshuo Bus

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How to Plan Guilin, Longji and Yangshuo Tour

Want to explore Guilin, Longji and Yangshuo, and don’t know how to arrange your tour? Usually, for most visitors who discover Guilin, Longji and Yangshuo together in one tour, we suggest you visit Longji first after arriving at Guilin. Longji is not recommended to be arranged at the last day of your journey, for sometimes there may be traffic jam and delay your trip. Besides, Longji is a large scenic area and needs hours hiking. If you visit Longji first, you can switch to the leisurely Li River cruise to enjoy the marvelous Karst Landform and to relax yourself, which only travels from Guilin to Yangshuo one-way.

You can spend 1-3 days to explore the curvaceous rice terraces and the charming ethnic culture of the Zhuang and Yao nationality living in Longji Area. And then, go back to Guilin to enjoy the classic Li River cruise down to Yangshuo and enjoy a 1-3 days exploration of the mesmerizing countryside landscape of Yulong River, Ten-mile Gallery and jubilant West Street in Yangshuo. For the Highlights of Guilin, you can take a one-day tour to explore the Elephent Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave, etc. in the downtown area of Guilin. And one day more to visit more highlights of Guilin like the Daxu Ancient Town, etc. You can do your Guilin tour when you arrive at Guilin or back from Longji, Yangshuo flexibly according to your schedule. Such a Guilin, Longji and Yangshuo tour takes about 4-7 days, if you are interested, please feel free to contact our experienced travel consultants to customize a tailor-made tour for you!

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urgent question
Hello I am at yangshou at the moment and need to go to longji within this day. My question is do how do i get to a bus from yangshou to longji(or any nearby bus station) today. Can i have the schedule of the buses. Thank you so much
2019-07-31 09:47
Hi Gachell,

Thanks for your question! Today, there is only one bus left from Yangshuo to Longji. The bus will depart from Yangshuo Tourist Parking Lot to Longji Jinkeng Rice Terraces at 13:00 this afternoon. The whole journey takes about 4-6 hours.
However, the ticket of the bus is limited. We have no idea whether the bus tickets have been sold out or not, so you are suggested to ask the staff of your booked hotel in Yangshuo for help.

Yangshuo Tourist Parking Lot Address: No.10, Bilian Lane, Yangshuo, Guilin (阳朔县碧莲巷10号 阳朔旅游停车场)

Wish this helps and enjoy your coming Longji tour!

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