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Kaili, the capital city of southeastern Guizhou (Qiandongnan), is a big gathering of ethnic minority villages, especially the Miao Villages. Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou Province, is usually served as the transportation hub within Guizhou Province. Some people may travel from Guiyang to Kaili. Many travelers choose to have a trip in and around Guiyang and then extend to Kaili and other places for the unbelievable natural scenery, ethnic culture, peaceful life, etc.
Guiyang is located at about 135 km west to Kaili. The driving distance between each other is about 185 km by car. Travellers usually have 3 ways from Guiyang to Kaili: high speed train (About 35 ~ 45 mins), car (About 2.5 hrs) or long distance bus (About 2.5 ~ 4 hrs). Check the detailed transportation info of each way below to know how to reach Kaili from Guiyang.
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Guiyang to Kaili Map
From - to: Guiyang East Railway Station (贵阳东站) / Guiyang North Railway Station (贵阳北站) - Kaili South Railway Station (凯里南站)
Duration: About 35 ~ 45 mins
There are totally 39 ~ 42 daily high speed trains from Guiyang East Railway Station or Guiyang North Railway Station to Kaili South Railway Station. Among them, the number of high speed trains from Guiyang East Railway Station is generally fixed and fewer, and there are 7 every day. The time needed for a single way from Guiyang to Kaili is about 35 ~ 45 mins. As there are so many daily high speed trains, you don’t need to worry about that you can’t catch the train.
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|Guiyang East Railway Station
|TKaili South Railway Station
|(6:40~20:40): About 7 Trains||About 30~45 mins|
|Guiyang North Railway Station
|Kaili South Railway Station
|(6:40~20:40): About 32~35 Trains||About 30~45 mins|
1. The information above is just for reference, and it varies in different situation.
2. You could also take normal trains from Guiyang to Kaili, but the time needed for a single way is about 2.5 hrs. You could ask us for help, if you want to take the normal train.
Railway Stations in Guiyang
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.
Railway Station in Kaili
Kaili South Railway Station (凯里南站)
▶ Location & Detailed Address: Jinhui Road, Kaili City, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou Province (贵州省黔东南苗族侗族自治州凯里市金汇大道)
▶ How to Get to: The driving distance between Kaili South Railway Station and the center of Kaili city is about 15 km by car, which will take about 30 mins. You could easily take bus or taxi to the city center.
From - to: Anywhere in Guiyang - Kaili
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If you want to take bus, then there are several kinds of buses you could take. However, it will be more time-consuming and inflexible. This type of transportation is more chosen by independent travellers.
|Guiyang Longdongbao Bus Station
|Kaili South Bus Station
|11:00~17:30: 7 Daily Coaches||About 2.5 hrs||About ¥ 70|
|Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport
|Kaili South Bus Station
|10:30~18:30: 5 Daily Coaches||About 2.5 hrs||About ¥ 70|
|Dachanglong Commercial Plaza
|Xijiang Miao Village
|06:00~07:00: 1~2 Daily Buses/Coaches||About 3.5~4 hrs||About ¥ 208~ ¥ 295|
|Guiyang City New Stadium
|Xijiang Miao Village
|06:00~06:30: 1 Daily Bus (Unfixed Time)||About 3.5 hrs||About ¥ 140|
1. The information above is just for reference, and it may changes in different situations. Please feel free to consult the latest information from us.
2. During peak seasons (March-November), there are also some direct buses from several hotels to Xijiang Miao Village. The departure time of these buses are 07:00~07:40. For more details about this kind of bus, just feel free to contact us for more details.
Most travellers would travel from Guiyang to Kaili, and they usually spend about 4~6 days.
If they have 4 days, they would plan this tour like this way. On the first day, they would arrive at Guiyang, then transfer to Kaili at the same day. In the following days, they would visit Kaili Ethnic Minority Museum, Qingman Village and Shiqiao Miao Village in one day. Jidao Miao Village, Upper Langde Miao Village, and Datang Miao Village would be visited in one day. Then Xijiang Miao Village would be the destination in one day.
If they have 1~2 more days, then they would add Anshun to the tour, covering Huangguoshu Waterfall, Tianxing Bridge Scenic Spot, Dragon Palace Cave and Tunpu Village in Tianlong. Otherwise, they would add Fanjingshan to the tour.
Top 3 Guiyang tours chosen by most customers to explore Guiyang in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.
Zhangjiajie / Fenghuang / Fanjingshan
Guiyang / Anshun / Guiyang / Fanjingshan / Kaili
Guilin / Longsheng / Yangshuo / Zhaoxing / Kaili / Fanjingshan
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