Guilin South Railway Station
Guilin North Train Station
Guilin has two railway stations.
Guilin Railway Station (or Guilin South Railway
Station) and Guilin North Train Station. The main
station - Guilin Railway Station is located at
the southern end of the main street in Guilin
- Zhongshan Nanlu (Zhongshan South Road). Situated
in the suburb, North Station has the bus No.1
to the city center. Buses No.1,99,100 through
between the two stations
Guilin's train travel is convenient though its
inland location far from other travel destinations
makes the train journey long and uncomfortable.
Some of the trains run to Nanning (capital of
Guangxi Province) and stop at Guilin.
Train tickets are hard to come by, especially
during weekends and China holidays. But, it is
still acceptable and all right to travel to and
from Guilin by train provided you are ready and
well prepared for it.
Direct and indirect train service includes such
major destinations as to Beijing(soft, RMB416),
Xian(hard sleeper RMB 385), Shanghai(hard sleeper
RMB341), Guangzhou(hard sleeper RMB207), Kunming(hard
sleeper RMB281), Chongqing(hard sleeper RMB 170)
and Chengdu(hard sleeper RMB201).
Beijing West Guilin K21(08:58 - next day 12:26),
T5(15:45 - next day 14:51), T189(18:50 - next
Guilin Beijing West T6(13:28 - next day 12:07),
T190(15:36 - next day 14:35), K22(19:02 - next
Xian Guilin K318(18:54 - next day 22:49), Guilin
Xian K316(17:55 - next day 21:07)
Shanghai South Guilin T77(16:43 - next day 12:15),
K537(16:52 - next day 15:25), K595(19:27 - next
Guilin Shanghai South K960(14:05 - next day 17:14),
K538(17:24 - next day15:37), T78(19:11 - next
Guangzhou Guilin K36(17:50 - next day 06:30),
K952(19:47 - next day 07:35)
Guilin Guangzhou K38(18:28 - next day 06:06),
K950(21:20 - next day 08:37)
Kunming Guilin North K182(18:33 - next day 12:05),
Kunming Guilin K394(19:30 - next day 12:36)
Guilin North Kunming K181(15:34 - next day 09:04),
Guilin North Kunming K393(16:30 - next day 10:26)
Chongqing North Guilin K652(20:47 - next day 16:52),
Guilin Chongqing North K651(13:36 - next day 08:30)
Chengdu East Guilin K652(14:51 - next day 16:52),
Guilin Chengdu East K651(13:36 - next day 13:16)
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