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Guangzhou – Guilin/Yangshuo Train

Guangzhou – Guilin/Yangshuo Train

Written by Kelly PangUpdated Jul. 21, 2023

There are 50 pairs of trains running between Guangzhou and Guilin, including 4 pairs of G category trains, 45 pairs of D category trains and 1 pair of normal-speed overnight trains. Among the D category trains, there are 18 pairs that will stop at Yangshuo.

  • Distance: 480 km (298 miles)
  • Shortest duration: 2 hours and 22 minutes
  • Number of trains: 50 pairs of trains

Guangzhou – Guilin Train Schedule

Updated on Sept. 10, 2017

Train Types Departure Arrival Seat Classes Price (for Adult)
G train: daytime high-speed train Guangzhou South Station Guilin North Station 2h27m - 2h33m Business class:USD64
First class:USD25
Second class:USD21
D train: day-time bullet train Guangzhou South Station Guilin North Station/Guilin West Station/Guilin Railway Station 2h22m – 5h08m First class:USD25
Second class:USD21
K train: fast train Guangzhou Railway Station Guilin North Station 11h19m Soft sleeper:USD55
Hard sleeper:USD30
Hard seat:USD18

For the detailed timetable, please click Guangzhou – Guilin train schedule.

Yangshuo Railway StationYangshuo Railway Station

Bullet Trains between Guangzhou and Yangshuo

Yangshuo has become a popular destination for foreign tourists. Yangshuo Railway Station is located in Xingping Town, which is 22km away from Yangshuo downtown.

The Guangzhou – Yangshuo line has become one of the busiest train routes since high-speed service between these two cities began running in 2016. 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.

Transportation to Train Stations

Guangzhou South Railway Station (in Chinese: 广州南)

  • By bus: K6, Pan 110, Pan 99, Pan 108, Pan 129, 288A, 301A, 303A, 309A, 312, K330
  • By subway:
Subway Station Subway Line Duration Cost
Guangzhou Railway Station Line 2 1 hour USD1 (RMB6)
Guangzhou East Station Line 2 & Line 3 & Line 6 1 hour USD1 (RMB6)
Beijing Road Line 2 & Line 6 50 minutes USD1 (RMB6)
  • By taxi:
Taxi Stand Duration Cost
Guangzhou Railway Station 1 hour USD11 (RMB70)
Guangzhou East Station 1 hour USD10 (RMB68)
Guangzhou North Station 3 hours USD40 (RMB280)
Beijing Road 50 minutes USD10 (RMB68)

Guilin Railway Station (in Chinese: 桂林火车站)

  • By bus: 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 16, 19, 22, 88, 99, 100
  • By taxi:
Taxi Stand Duration Cost
Zhengyang pedestrian street 15 minutes USD3 (RMB20)
Guilin North Station 40 minutes USD8 (RMB50)
Guilin West Station 1 hour USD10 (RMB70)

Guilin North Railway Station (in Chinese: 桂林北站)

  • By bus: 1, 32, 83, 100, 211, 302, 303
  • By taxi:
Taxi Stand Duration Cost
Zhengyang pedestrian street 30 minutes USD5 (RMB30)
Guilin Railway Station 50 minutes USD6 (RMB40)
Guilin West Station 40 hour USD9 (RMB60)


Guilin West Railway StationGuilin West Railway Station

1. Guilin West Railway Station is newly built and very far from downtown, with inconvenient transportation. So it is recommended that you don't choose trains that arrive at / depart from Guilin West Railway Station.

2. Yangshuo Railway Station is located in Xingping Ancient Town, also very far from 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.

3. The bus and subway usually work from 06:00 to 23:00. If you arrive in Guangzhou or Guilin early in the morning or later at night, our transfer service can save you a lot of hassle, especially during holidays. Read more about our transfer service.

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