How to Get to & Around Guizhou, Guizhou Transportation 2022/2023
Guizhou is located in Southwest China boasts lots of excellent outstanding natural wonders for visual and mind surprise and also the famous kingdom of Miao, Dong and other over 30 ethnic minority groups for Chinese culture enrichment! So, how to get to Guizhou and travel around to each top destination to discover the landscape and cultural highlights? Check our ultimate Guizhou transportation guide to know everything you need to plan your coming Guizhou tour 2022/2023 easily!
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|Transfer by Private Car (Highly Recommended)||Guiyang to Anshun (Huangguoshu Waterfall)|
|Guiyang to Kaili||Guiyang to Fanjingshan|
|Anshun to Fanjingshan||Anshun to Kaili|
|Kaili to Fanjingshan||Kaili to Rongjiang|
|Kaili to Congjiang||Rongjiang to Congjiang|
Get to/away from Guizhou
To arrive in and departure Guizhou, flights and high speed trains are usually the top choices. Check the detailed information about cities connecting with Guizhou and the shifts of flights and trains at below.
Flights to Guizhou
For travelers who prefer to fly to Guizhou, you are mainly recommended to fly to Guiyang with the largest provincial airport. Besides, there are other 10 airports scattered in Tongren, Anshun, Kaili, Libo, Xingyi, Zunyi, etc. with less flights available
Guiyang Airports Map
Airport: Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport
Transportation to Downtown: 30-40 minutes by car; shuttle buses are available
Guiyang is the most chosen and convenient city for getting to Guizhou by flights. Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport, the largest one in this province has flights to over 70 domestic cities including Beijing (3 hours), Shanghai (2 hours 40 minutes), Hong Kong (2 hours), Xian (1 hour 50 minutes), Guangzhou (About 1.5 hours), Chengdu (About 1.5 hours), Hangzhou (2 hours 40 minutes), Zhengzhou, Xiamen, Nanjing, Tianjin, etc. and around 20 routes to foreign counties including Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, etc. It is one of the busies airport in whole China!
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Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport
2. Tongren (Fanjingshan)
Airport: Tongren Fenghuang Airport
Transportation to Mount Fanjing: 1.5 hours by car
If you are planning to visit Mount Fanjing in Guizhou directly from the rest of China, Tongren Fenghuang Airport is a good choice available. This airport has flights to and from Beijing, Guangzhou, Xian, Guilin, Kunming, Xiamen, Ningbo, Shenzhen, Zhengzhou, Jinan, etc. for your access to the holy peculiar mountain. However, there are only about 2-4 flights for each week.
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Tongren Fenghuang Airport
Airport: Anshun Huangguoshu Airport
Transportation to Huangguoshu Waterfall: 40 minutes by car
Huangguoshu Airport is about 34 kilometers away from Huangguoshu Waterfall Scenic Area. People from Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou and Lijiang can fly to Anshun City to enjoy the waterfall landscape and other highlights if you do not have plans to Guiyang city.
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Anshun Huangguoshu Airport
Airport: Libo Airport
Transportation to Xiaoqikong Scenic Area: 1-1.5 hours by driving; local buses area available.
Libo Airport is the major airport serving the South Guizhou and is the best choice if you want to head to Xiaoqikong directly from other places in China. Destinations with flights linking with Libo is limited, and people from Guangzhou, Xian, Chongqing, Changsha, Nanning, Haikou and Shenzhen can fly to Libo to visit Xiaoqikong.
Airport: Xingyi Wanfenglin International Airport
Transportation to Wanfenglin Scenic Area: 0.5 hour by driving; about 2 hours by local bus; airport shuttle buses are available
Xingyi Wanfenglin Airport is conveniently served for people heading to Wanfenglin Scenic Area. There are flights from Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Changsha, Zhengzhou, Nanjing, Xiamen, Chongqing, etc. to Xingyi City for your shorter time to access to the Karst landscape!
Xingyi Wanfenglin International Airport
Trains to / off Guizhou
Taking a train, especially a bullet train to Guizhou is also the new and convenient way in recent years. There are mainly three railway, namely Guiyang - Guangzhou, Shanghai - Kunming, and Chongqing - Guiyang connecting the major destinations in Guizhou with Guangzhou, Guilin, Chongqing, Chengdu, Kunming, Lijiang, etc. With speed and scenic on the way. Also, the railways can extend your foot with other major cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Wuhan, etc.
Guiyang North Railway Station
More Train Schedules to Guizhou
- Beijing to Guiyang
- Shanghai to Guiyang
- Hong Kong to Guiyang
- Guilin to Guiyang
- Xian to Guiyang
- Chengdu to Guiyang
- Guangzhou to Guiyang
- Shenzhen to Guiyang
- Chongqing to Guiyang
- Kunming to Guiyang
- Hangzhou to Guiyang
- Xiamen to Guiyang
- Changsha to Guiyang
- Wuhan to Guiyang
- Zhengzhou to Guiyang
- Xiamen to Guiyang
- Nanjing to Guiyang
- Jinan to Guiyang
- Fuzhou to Guiyang
- Nanning to Guiyang
- Taiyuan to Guiyang
- Yangshuo to Guiyang
- Beijing to Kaili
- Shanghai to Kaili
- Guangzhou to Kaili
- Chengdu to Kaili
- Chongqing to Kaili
- Changsha to Kaili
- Wuhan to Kaili
- Kunming to Kaili
- Hangzhou to Kaili
- Xiamen to Kaili
- Nanjing to Kaili
- Zhengzhou to Kaili
- Jinan to Kaili
- Shanghai to Anshun
- Xian to Anshun
- Guangzhou to Anshun
- Guilin to Anshun
- Chongqing to Anshun
- Changsha to Anshun
- Xiamen to Anshun
- Fuzhou to Anshun
- Nanjing to Anshun
- Jinan to Anshun
- Zhengzhou to Anshun
Get around Guizhou
After reaching Guizhou, how to transfer between each destination to explore their highlights?
High speed rails have linked Guiyang, Anshun, Kaili, Tongren (Fanjingshan), Congjiang, Rongjiang, Zhaoxing, Zunyi, Duyun, Liupanshui, etc. together in convenience. Besides, the expressways, highways, and world-class bridges make the transfer between the travel destinations with shorter distance and smooth riding. Therefore, travelers can take a bullet train, coach, private car and public bus to enjoy your Guizhou tour!
Transfer by Private Car (Highly Recommended)
For international visitors, you are highly recommended to travel Guizhou by hiring a private car. Since taking a private car, you can transfer to each city directly without waiting for the train or coach and finding the way. More importantly, as some ways to some top ethnic minority villages and some not-missing sites in Guizhou are not so well linked by high speed way or highway closely, travel with us China Discovery, our local guide and driver will escort you to each destination (like Guiyang to Anshun, Guiyang to Kaili, Guiyang to Fanjingshan, Anshun to Kaili, etc.) and each attraction (Huangguoshu Waterfall, Xijiang Miao Village, Mount Fanjing, Zhaoxing Dong Village, etc.) with speed and safety. So you can focus more on the highlights instead of planning and navigating by yourself! Please tell us directly if you need any help!
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Guiyang to Anshun (Huangguoshu Waterfall)
By Private Car
Guiyang downtown and Huangguoshu Waterfall is about 120 kilometers away. It usually needs about 2-2.5 hours to go by car with driving for about 130-160 kilometers.
Guiyang North Railway Station has many high speed trains to Anshun West Station, which usually needs about 30-40 minutes to ride. After getting off the train, you can get to Huanguoshu Waterfall Scenic Area for about 40 minutes by local taxi. Also, local buses are available.
Guiyang Longdongbao Airport has one daily bus in the before noon time directly to Huangguoshu Waterfall. That needs 2 hours.
Guiyang to Kaili
By Private Car
Guiyang downtown is about 125 kilometers from Kaili. It usually takes about 2.5-3 hours to reach Kaili by car, driving for about 170-180 kilometers.
Guiyang East Railway Station and Guiyng North Railway Station offers daily bullet train to Kaili South Railway Station from early morning to late night, which usually takes about 30-40 minutes to get to Kaili. And between the two departures, Guiyang North Railway Station has frequent trains launched every day for easier ticket booking!
Both Guiyang Longdongbao Bus Station and Guiyang Longdongbao Airport offer some distance coaches to Kaili South Bus Station from morning to afternoon. The whole riding needs about 2.5 hours. Besides, to directly reach Kaili Miao Village, you can take the 1-2 daily coaches at Dachanglong Commercial Plaza, which needs 3.5-4 hours.
Guiyang to Fanjingshan
By Private Car
Fanjingshan is about 246 kilometers from Guiyang downtown. To go by car, it needs about 3.5-4 hours, driving for 290 kilometers.
There are high speed G train starting from Guiyang to Tongren, which is the top recommended way for independent visitors to go from Guiyang to Fanjingshan. The train usually needs about 1.5-2 hours for riding. However, it needs another transfer by car or direct bus for about 1.5hours.
Guizhou Provincial Gymnasium has direct tourist buses to Fanjingshan and the entire way needs about 4 hours to ride. Besides, Guiyang Longdongbao Bus Station offers 1-2 coaches to Jiangkou Bus Station and Tongren Tourism Passenger Station for your choose, which also needs another transfer to get to Mount Fanjing.
Anshun to Fanjingshan
By Private Car
Anshun and Fanjingshan is a little far away, with a direct distance of about 335 kilometers. To get to Fanjingshan by car from Anshun, it usually needs about 4.5-5 hours with a driving distance of about 380 kilometers.
There is no trains available from Anshun to Tongren, therefore, independent visitors can only go by the only one daily distance bus from Anshun East Bus Station to Tongren Bus Station for about 4.5 hours and then transfer by local taxi or private car for another 1.5 hours.
Anshun to Kaili
By Private Car
Anshun and Kaili is about 205 kilometers away. It usually takes about 3.5 hours to cover the 370 kilometers way by car.
To explore the ethnic villages after Huangguoshu Waterfall, you can take a bullet train to Anshun West Station to Kaili South Railway Station. The trains depart from the morning to afternoon hours with a whole riding of about 1 hour and 20 minutes.
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Kaili to Fanjingshan
By Private Car
Kaili and Fanjingshan is about 160 kilometers way. You need about 3.5 hours (driving 230-260 kilometers) to get there by car.
Kaili South Railway Station offers some bullet trains to Tongren Railway Station with a whole riding of about 1 hour and 10 minutes. You can get to Mount Fanjing with another 1.5 hours transfer by local bus or private car.
Also, you can take a bus from Kaili Bus Station to Tongren, which needs about 3 hours to cover the way. This way also needs another transfer by car of about 1.5 hours.
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Kaili to Rongjiang
By Private Car
Kaili and Rongjiang are about 90 kilometers from each other. It usually takes about 2 hours to go between them by car with driving about 150-160 kilometers.
Since there is no trains available between Kaili and Rongjiang, taking a distance coach is the best way for independent travelers. There are many coaches running from Kaili Bus Station to Rongjiang Bus Station, and the whole duration is about 2 hours. After arrival, you can take local bus or private minivan to visit those ethnic minority villages around.
Kaili to Congjiang
By Private Car
Congjiang and Kaili has a direct distance of 130 kilometers. It usually needs about 3 hours to transfer by car, driving for about 210 kilometers.
There is no train between Kaili and Congjiang. For independent travelers, you can take a coach from Kaili Bus Station to Kaili Chengnan Bus Station to Congjiang Bus Station for about 2.5 hours, mainly starting in the morning and noon hours. After arrival, you can start you exploration of Biasha Miao Village, Xiaohuang Dong Village, Huangang Village, etc. by local bus or private car. However, the schedule and time of local bus are not fixed.
Rongjiang to Congjiang
By Private Car
With 43 kilometers away, it needs about 1.5 hours to go between Rongjiang and Congjiang by car with a driving distance of about 80 kilometers.
Congjiang Railway Station and Rongjiang Railway Station offer a few bullet trains shuttle between every day, which needs only about 20 minutes for riding. However, it takes about 20 minutes from Rongjiang to Rongjiang Railway Station and 40 minutes from Congjiang to Rongjiang Railway Station by car.
Congjiang Luoxiang Railway Station Bus Station has 2 daily buses to Rongjiang, the whole riding needs 1 hour. However, the bus station in Congjiang is far away from Congjiang County, which needs about 40 minutes by car or minivan.
How to Plan a Guizhou Tour
Guizhou is large and for most visitors, they prefer to plan a long trip covering 2-4 destinations in this province to explore the best natural wonders and proud diverse ethnic minority culture there. For such types, they usually travel from Guiyang and plan an itinerary like Guiyang - Anshun - Qiandongnan (Kaili, Rongjiang, Congjiang or Zhaoxing), or Guiyang - Anshun - Fanjingshan - Qiandongnan, which usually needs 5-7 days
1-2 days in Guiyang:
For easy arrival by flights or bullet train. And take the rest time discovering Qingyan Old Town, Jiaxiu Tower and 1 or 2 top city parks to know the cool and pleasant Guiyang capital city;
1 days in Anshun:
Absolutely admiring the provincial symbolic Huangguoshu Waterfall with various types of beauty. Drop by the dazzling Dragon Palace, or Tianlong Tunpu Military Village if you have 1 more day there;
2-3 days in Qiandongnan (Southeast Guizhou):
Spend 1 day visiting the No.1 Xijiang Miao Village and Qingman Miao Village with Miao girls dressing mini-skirt in Kaili and transfer along to Rongjiang to see the large Zengchong Dong Village. Spend more wonderful time in Congjiang visiting Biasha Miao Village and enjoying the show of Biasha men holding guns, and transfer to Zhaoxing to explore the largest Zhaoxing Dong Village. explore deep to Zhanli Dong Village, Xiaohuang Dong Village in Congjiang or go north to Zhenyuan Old Town if you have another 1-2 days.
1 day in Fangjingshan
If you are fond of the incredible natural formation, plan 1-2 days for the transfer and full discovery of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage mountain resort.
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Besides, lots of travelers to Guizhou also like to plan it with some other hot destinations in China, such as Guilin with fancy Karst landscape of mountains and water, Zhangjiajie with mysterious Avatar mountains, Yunnan with pleasant scenery and wonderful ethnic culture of Naxi, Bai, Tibetan and other ethnic groups, Sichuan with adorable giant pandas and world largest Buddha statue, etc. The tour can be tailor-made according to your group size, time, physical condition, plan, interests, budget and any other special need! Please contact us to help you plan your Guizhou tour or customize a Guizhou tour!
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