The Guangzhou – Guilin High-Speed Railway, part of the Guiyang – Guangzhou High-Speed Railway, has 51 pairs of daily bullet trains in service, including 7 pairs of G trains and 43 pairs of D trains. Among the D trains, there are 13 pairs that stop at Yangshuo. High-speed trains operate at different train stations in both cities: Guangzhou South/Guangzhou railway stations and Guilin/Guilin West/Guilin North railway stations. With the design speed of 300 kph (186 mph), high-speed trains using 2.5 to 3.5 hours to finish 480 kilometers (298 miles).

In addition to high-speed trains, there is one pair of ordinary overnight trains between Guangzhou and Guilin, with the travel time of 11 hours.

  • Distance: 480 km (298 miles)
  • Shortest duration: 2 hours 18 minutes
  • Terminals: Guangzhou South Station, Guangzhou Railway Station, Guilin Railway Station, Guilin North Station, Guilin West Station
  • Number of trains: 51 bullet trains, 1 overnight train
  • Major stops: Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Yangshuo, Hezhou, Guilin

Guangzhou to Guilin High-Speed Railway Map

Guangzhou to Guilin High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on July 2nd, 2019)

Guangzhou South to Guilin North (广州南–桂林北)
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
D2966 07:12 10:03 2h51m
D2962 09:30 12:21 2h51m
G2904 12:18 14:49 2h31m
G2906 14:58 17:25 2h27m
Guangzhou to Guilin West (广州–桂林西)
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
D1849 07:28 10:24 2h56m
D2877 11:26 14:19 2h53m
D1857 12:50 15:32 2h42m

Schedules above is only for your reference. For the up-to-date timetable, please click Guangzhou – Guilin high-speed train schedules.

Guilin to Guangzhou High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on July 2nd, 2019)

Guilin North to Guangzhou South (桂林北–广州南)
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
D2985 07:35 10:33 2h58m
G2907 09:25 11:54 2h29m
D2367 13:52 16:37 2h45m
D2979 19:48 22:41 2h53m
Guilin West to Guangzhou (桂林西–广州)
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
D1855 14:37 17:38 3h1m
D1859 16:19 19:11 2h52m
D1851 20:19 23:01 2h42m

Guilin to Guangzhou up-to-date high-speed train schedules

Guangzhou – Guilin High-Speed Train Ticket Prices

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$75 (512.5 CNY) US$40 (274 CNY) US$25 (170.5 CNY)

*Business class is available on G-category trains. D-category trains only have first and second-class available.

Read about seat classes on China trains.

Train Stations for Guangzhou – Guilin High-Speed Trains

High-speed trains originate/end at different train stations in Guangzhou and Guilin.

1. Guangzhou Railway Station is centrally located in the city. While Guangzhou South Railway Station is far away from downtown.

2. Among the three stations in Guilin, Guilin Railway Station is the closest to the city center, with convenient public transportation to other parts of the city.

Guilin West Railway Station, China TrainGuilin West Railway Station

3. Guilin North Railway Station is the main station for high-speed trains to and from Guangzhou. It is near the suburbs but has easy access to downtown via local buses.

4. Guilin West Railway Station is a newly-built station for high-speed trains to and from Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Guiyang. It is also far from the city center and only connected to other parts of the city by one local bus.

Guangzhou – Guilin Overnight Train

There is only one overnight sleeper train running between Guangzhou and Guilin, with the travel time of 11 hours. This train starts from Guangzhou Railway Station and ends at Guilin North Railway Station. And it goes further to Shenzhen in the south and Jinchengjiang in the north.

Guangzhou – Guilin Overnight Train Schedules

(Updated on July 2nd, 2019)

Guangzhou to Guilin
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
K952 18:48 05:11 the next day 10 h 23 m
Guilin to Guangzhou
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
K950 20:48 07:45 10 h 57 m

Check Guangzhou – Guilin overnight train schedules.

Guangzhou – Guilin Overnight Train Ticket Prices

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$53 (357 CNY) US$29 (194 CNY) US$17 (112 CNY)

Bullet Trains Between Guangzhou and Yangshuo

Yangshuo Railway StationYangshuo Railway Station

Yangshuo has become a popular destination for foreign tourists. Since the operation of high-speed service in 2016, Guangzhou - Yangshuo rail line has become one of the busiest routes in China. Tickets between Guangzhou and Yangshuo are very popular during weekends and holidays. So it is recommended that you book the tickets as early as possible.

High-speed trains from Guangzhou to Yangshuo take around two and a half hours on the way. They all depart from Guangzhou South Railway Station, and arrive at the newly-built high-speed train station of Yangshuo. Departure time from 07:06 to 17:31.

Yangshuo Railway Station (Chinese: 阳朔站)

Yangshuo Railway Station is located in Xingping Town, which is 22km away from Yangshuo downtown. There are shuttle buses between Yangshuo Bus South Station (阳朔汽车南站) and Yangshuo Railway Station, taking around an hour. You can walk from Yangshuo Bus South Station to the West Street.

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