Transportation of Yangshuo


Yangshuo is 70km (44 miles) from Guilin, or one and a half hours by car. Until now Guilin Liangjiang Airport has opened the flights for the main cities in China, such as Beijing, Guiyang, Dalian, Wuhan, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Qingdao, Zhuhai, Shanghai, Xiamen, Shenzhen, Shantou, Chengdu, Xi’an, Haikou, Tianjin, Chongqing, Taiyuan, Jinan, Kunming, Nanjing, Wenzhou, Changsha, Fuzhou, Lanzhou, Hong Kong, etc. There are also international flights available for Bangkok of Thailand, Seoul of South Korea, and Fukuoka of Japan.


There is no railway in Yangshuo. Visitors need to go to Guilin for train. As a well-known tourist city in China, Guilin has railway transportation that can reach most cities of China, such as Beijing, Xi’an, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Chengdu, Kunming, etc.


The bus station of Yangshuo is located near the West Street. Every day from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm, buses operate every 15 minutes between Guilin and Yangshuo.

Transportation within Yangshuo

Bicycle: Yangshuo is a very small town. Bicycle is naturally a most popular vehicle for tourists in Yangshuo. Bicycle rental there is charged at day cost according to the type of the vehicle, 5 to 20 yuan (1-3 USD) each day, and the deposit is 200 to 500 yuan (30-75 USD). Electricity-powered motorcycles are also available for rental.

Other vehicles are public bus (electricity-powered due to environmental protection concerns), pedicab and taxi.


Questions and Answers About Transportation of Yangshuo

Mele 2012-04-22
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How can we go from Yangshuo (or Guilin) to see Dragon''s Backbone rice paddies which I think are at Longsheng area?
Dear Mele, You can go to the long-distance bus station in Yangshuo to take a coach to Longsheng, which is very convenient. Hope it helps. Candice Song replied on 2012-04-23
Luqman Michel 2011-10-08
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How many kilometres is it from Senzhen to Yangshuo? Best way to reach Yangshuo from Shenzen other than by air.?
It is about 550 KM from Shenzhe to Yangshuo. The best way from Shenzhe to Yangshuo is to take a train from Shenzhen to Guilin and then take a bus from Guilin to Yangshuo. guest replied on 2011-10-09
Hi Luqman, It is about 700 kilometres from Shenzhen to Yangshuo. Besides plane, you can take bus. There are buses from Shenzhen to Yangshuo now. It will take you 8 hours. If you need a Yangshuo tour, please feel free to contact us. China Highlights also can design your own tour with our help to meet your unique interests. Check out the website: Nice day! lisa replied on 2011-10-09
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