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Shanghai – Guilin Train

Written by Fabio Updated Mar. 15, 2024

Both ordinary trains and high-speed trains are running between Shanghai and Guilin, including 3 pairs of overnight T category trains (express train), 1 pair of overnight K category train (fast train) and 2 pairs of day-time high-speed G-category train. Please pay attention that different types of trains depart from/arrive at different train stations.

Shanghai – Guilin High-Speed Train

Shanghai – Guilin High-Speed Train Schedules

(Update on March 15th, 2024)

Shanghai Hongqiao "上海虹桥站" to Guilin "桂林站"
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G1505 07:53 17:14 9h21m
G1501 10:03 18:45 8h42m
Guilin "桂林站" to Shanghai Hongqiao "上海虹桥站"
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G1502 11:51 21:13 9h 22m
G1506 13:32 22:40 9h 8m

Shanghai – Guilin High-Speed Train Ticket Price

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$305 (2,070.5 CNY) US$162 (1,097.5 CNY) US$99 (665 CNY)

Shanghai – Guilin Normal-Speed Overnight Train

Shanghai to Guilin Sleeper Train Schedule

(Update on March 15th, 2024)

Shanghai South "上海南" to Guilin North "桂林北"
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
T77 11:20 03:55 (next day) 16h 35m
T381 16:49 11:37 (next day) 18h 48m
T25 17:28 12:17 (next day) 18h 49m
Shanghai "上海站" to Guilin North "桂林北"
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
K1556 10:13 10:05 (next day) 23h52m

Guilin to Shanghai Sleeper Train Schedule

(Update on March 15th, 2024)

Guilin North "桂林北" to Shanghai South "上海南"
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
T382 14:04 11:27 (next day) 21h 23m
T78 15:54 09:59 (next day) 18h 5m
T26 19:57 15:05 (next day) 19h 8m
Guilin North "桂林北" to Shanghai "上海站"
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
K1558 04:00 05:12 (next day) 25h 12m

Shanghai – Guilin Overnight Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$72 (515 CNY) US$46 (328 CNY) US$28 (201 CNY)

How to Choose Train Types and Seats?

Second Class seat Second Class seat on high-speed train

Overnight train is a comfortable way to travel between Shanghai and Guilin, and can save a hotel bill. K & T category trains have soft sleeper, hard sleeper and hard seat classes. Soft sleeper is recommended.

High-speed train shortens the travel time to just 9 hours, and only runs during day time. It has business class, first class and second class.

Transportation to Train Stations

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

  • By bus: airport shuttle bus, Hongqiao Line 6, Hongqiao Line 7, Hongqiao Line 10
  • By subway: Shanghai Metro Line 1, 2, 3, 10
Shanghai main StationShanghai Railway Station

The most convenient way is to take a taxi. Here is a bilingual note for you to show to the driver.

  • Chinese: 请送我到上海虹桥火车站
  • English: Please drive me to Shanghai Hongqiao Station.

Shanghai Railway Station

  • By bus: 329, 573, 741, 822, 844, 955, airport line 5
  • By subway: Shanghai Metro Line 1, 2, 3

A bilingual note for you if you need to take a taxi:

  • Chinese: 你好,请送我到上海火车站。
  • English: Please drive me to Shanghai Railway Station.

Shanghai South Railway Station

  • By bus: 144, 180, 218, 301, 303, 315, 326, 341, 50, 703, 729, 803, 816
  • By subway: Shanghai Metro Line 1, 2, 3

A bilingual note:

  • Chinese: 你好,请送我到上海南站。
  • English: Please drive me to Shanghai South Station.
Guilin North StationGuilin North Station

Guilin Railway Station

  • By bus: 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 16, 19, 22, 88, 99, 100

Guilin North Railway Station

  • By bus: 1, 32, 83, 100, 211, 302, 303

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