Both Fanjingshan and Guilin are two hot destinations for travellers who want to explore the exotic mountains and water of South China. Fanjingshan, or Mount Fanjing, enlisted in the World Heritage List in 2018, was also recorded to the "Best Trips in 2019" list with 28 places selected around the world by National Geographic. Guilin is famous all over the world with the epithet "By water, by mountains, most lovely, Guilin (山水甲天下)", and its mountains and water are truly as beautiful as it said to be. Many travellers choose to have a trip in and around Guilin and then extend to Fanjingshan.
Fanjingshan is located at Tongren of Guiyang City, about 325 km northwest of Guilin City. To have a clear mind to travel from Guilin to Fanjingshan, you should first know how to travel from Guilin to Tongren City and then make the transfer from Tongren to Fanjingshan.
As the driving distance between these two places is about 530 km and it usually takes about 6.5 hrs or more by car, it is not recommended to do so. Here, China Discovery provides you 2 ways to travel from Guilin to Fanjingshan - take direct flight (About 50 mins) or high speed train (About 4.5 ~ 5.5 hrs).
Guilin to Fanjingshan Map
From - to: Guilin Liangjiang International Airport (两江国际机场) - Tongren Fenghuang Airport (铜仁凤凰机场)
Duration: About 50 mins
Usually, most people choose to take flight from Guilin to Tongren. There is only one daily flight on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from the Guilin Airport to Tongren Airport. It departs at 19:40, and takes about 50 mins to Tongren. It is the fastest way from Guilin to Tongren. (Travel Tip: As the Guilin to Tongren flight departs at about 19:40, it is advised to have a half-/whole-day exploration of Guilin City.)
You could also take connecting flights via other cities, such as Nanning, Xian, Xiamen, etc. However, it will take 4 h 15 mins to 24 hrs. If you want to book connecting flights, you can also ask us for help.
|Guilin Liangjiang International Airport
|Tongren Fenghuang Airport
1. The information is just for reference, and it varies according to real situation. Please feel free to contact us for the latest information.
2. It is advised to book the ticket in advance, or the ticket may be sold out.
3. It is advised to arrive at the airport at least 2 hrs before the flight's departure for the check-in procedure.
After arriving at Tongren Fenghuang Airport, you could take direct bus or taxi to Fanjingshan Tourist Center. Otherwise, you could also transfer to Tongren City and then go to Fanjingshan Tourist Center. The distance between Fenghuang airport and Fanjingshan Tourist Center is about 87 km by car, which will take about 1 h 20 mins.
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Related Guilin Fanjingshan Tour by Flight:
As there is no direct train from Guilin to Tongren, it is top recommended to transfer via Guiyang. There are totally 45 daily high speed trains from 3 railway stations of Guilin (Guilin Railway Station/Guilin West Railway Station/Guilin North Railway Station) to 2 railway stations of Guiyang (Guiyang North Railway Station/Guiyang East Railway Station). 2019 Guilin to Guiyang Train Schedules & Tickets >>
There are totally 33 daily high speed trains from Guiyang North Railway Station and Guiyang East Railway Station to Tongren Railway Station and Tongren South Railway Station. With so many trains for you to choose, you may not know how to decide. Keep reading to know the top recommended combinations. 2019 Guiyang to Tonrgen Train Schedules & Tickets >>
As you need to transfer via Guiyang, it is advised to transfer to the train from Guiyang to Tongren at the same train station you arrived at. Meanwhile, you need to leave yourself enough time for transferring (Around 1 h).
Considering this, we provide you the following recommended high speed train combinations.
Recommended High Speed Train Combinations
|Guilin Railway Station||Guiyang North Railway Station||Tongren Railway Station||D3564(12:38~15:29) & G2996(16:05~17:51)|
|Guilin North Railway Station||Guiyang North Railway Station||Tongren Railway Station||G2946(12:25~14:59) & G2994(15:25~17:04);
G2942(08:10~10:35) & G2992(11:07~12:59)
|Guilin West Railway Station||Guiyang North Railway Station||Tongren Railway Station||D2880(14:23~17:18) & G2990(18:00~19:47);
D2812(12:46~15:17) & G2996(16:05~17:51);
D2818(14:04~16:47) & G2990(18:00~19:47)
1. The information above is just for reference. It may change according to the real situation. Please feel free to contact us for the latest information.
2. If you prefer to other kinds of combinations, just feel free to contact us.
Guilin Railway Station (桂林站)
▶ Location & Detailed Address: No.39, Zhongshan South Road, Xiangshan District, Guilin City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region (广西壮族自治区桂林市象山区中山南路39号)
▶ How to Get to: The driving distance between Guilin Railway Station and the downtown area of Guilin city is about 3 km by car, which will take about 10 mins. You could easily take bus or taxi to the train station.
Guilin North Railway Station (桂林北站)
▶ Location & Detailed Address: No.6, Zhanqian Road, Diecai District, Guilin City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region (广西壮族自治区桂林市叠彩区站前路6号)
▶ How to Get to: The driving distance between Guilin North Railway Station and the downtown area of Guilin City is about 7 km by car, which will take about 25 mins. You could take bus (About 50 mins) or taxi to the train station.
Guilin West Railway Station (桂林西站)
▶ Location & Detailed Address: West of the Second Ring Road, Guanshanhu District,Guiyang City, Guizhou Province (广西壮族自治区桂林市灵川县定江镇西站东路)
▶ How to Get to: The driving distance between Guilin West Railway Station and the downtown area of Guilin city is about 15 km by car, which will take about 30 mins. You could take bus (About 1 h) or taxi to the train station.
Guiyang North Railway Station (贵阳北站)
▶ Location & Detailed Address: West of the Second Ring Road, Guanshanhu District,Guiyang City, Guizhou Province (贵州省贵阳市观山湖区西二环)
▶ How to Get to: The driving distance between Guiyang North Railway Station and the center of Guiyang city is about 8.5 km by car, which will take about 20 mins. You could easily take subway, bus or taxi to the train station.
Guiyang East Railway Station (贵阳东站)
▶ Location & Detailed Address: 138 County Road, Wudang District, Guiyang City, Guizhou Province (贵州省贵阳市乌当区138县道附近)
▶ How to Get to: The driving distance between Guiyang East Railway Station and Guiyang city center is about 15 km by car, which will take about 25 mins. You could easily take bus or taxi to the train station.
Tongren Railway Station (铜仁火车站)
▶ Location & Detailed Address: Qingshui Road, Bijiang District, Tongren City, Guizhou Province (贵州省铜仁市碧江区清水大道)
Tongren South Railway Station (铜仁南站)
▶ Location & Detailed Address: Dalong Town, Yuping Dong Autonomous County, Tongren City, Guizhou Province (贵州省铜仁市玉屏侗族自治县大龙镇)
After arriving at Tongren Railway Station or Tongren South Railway Station, you could take the direct bus/taxi to Fanjingshan Tourist Center. Otherwise you could also transfer to Jiangkou County and then go to Fanjingshan Tourist Center. The distance between Tongren Railway Station and Fanjingshan Tourist Center is about 78 km by car (About 1 h 20 mins' driving). The distance between Tongren South Railway Station and Fanjingshan is about 117 km by car (About 1 h 40 mins).
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Recommended Tour from Guiyang to Fanjingshan
Both Guilin and Fanjingshan are two hot destinations of China, attracting thousands of tourists every year with their stunning natural beauty. In these gifts of nature, they could calm down and have a true leisure.
For Guilin, travellers may spend 3~5 days to cruise Li River, appreciate Yulong River with idyllic countryside view in Yangshuo Town, visit Longji Rice Terraces to see the talented artistic agricultural work of local ethnic minority villagers and enjoy the wonderful Reed Flute Cave, etc.
Recommended Tour Packages
>> 3 Days Classic Guilin Tour - Guilin Brief Vacation
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For Fanjingshan, most travellers would like to take about 1~2 days to appreciate the thumb-like peak - Red Cloud Golden Summit, landmark of Fanjingshan - Mushroom Stone, the highest scenic site of Fanjingshan - Old Golden Summit, and Cheng En Temple which is located between the two summits with scarlet walls and black tiles... They would also choose to have a trip extend to Zhangjiajie, Guiyang, etc.
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