Chongqing – Guilin – Yangshuo by Bullet Train

Chongqing – Guilin and Yangshuo by High Speed Train

Chongqing is one of the 4 municipalities (the others are Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin)in China, and located in southwest China. It is about 900 km from Guilin and Yangshuo in Guangxi Province. Travelers can travel between Chongqing and Guilin by flight or train. But train, especailly the bullet train is the most favoured way as it runs frequently, one time, and is fairly cheap and comfortable.

Now it is available to travel from Chongqing to Guilin and Yangshuo by direct high speed trains or back since the opening of Chongqing-Guiyang HSR in January of 2018.

  • 1. Chongqing – Guilin by high speed train
  • 2. Chongqing – Yangshuo by high speed train

1. Chongqing – Guilin by Bullet Train

Currently, there are 22 D category high speed trains running from Chongqing West Train Station to Guilin or vice verse. Most of them arrive at Guilin West Station (18 trains) with only 1 stopping at Guilin North Station and 3 at the centrally-located Guilin Train Station In Chongqing, all the bullet trains to Guilin depart from Chongqing West Station (also called Chongqingxi Chongqing Xi).

The journey time between Chongqing & Guilin is about 4.5-5.5 hours, and the ticket fare is CNY255.5 in a second class seat, CNY357 in a first class seat.

Travel tips: If all the direct bullet trains are sold out, you can also make a transfer at Guiyang, which may offer you more trains (Chongqing – Guiyang – Guilin).

Schedule, Fares & Duration

Chongqing – Guilin by D type high speed train (22 daily)
Train Type From – To Frequency 1st-Last Duration Ticket Fares (CNY)
1st Cls 2nd Cls Biz Cls
D train Chongqing West – Guilin West 18 4.5-5.5h 255.5 357
D train Chongqing West – Guilin North 1 4.5-5.5h 255.5 357
D train Chongqing West – Guilin 3 4.5-5.5h 255.5 357
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

From Chongqing to Guilin, the high speed trains will pass through Guiyang East, Duyun East, Sanjiang South etc. After arriveing at Guilin, some bullet trains will continue its journey to Yangshuo, Hezhou, Foshan, Guangzhou on the Guiyang-Guangzhou HSR, or continue to Liuzhou and Nanning in Guangxi Province.

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2. Chongqing – Yangshuo by Bullet Train

Direct high speed trains linking Chongqing and Yangshuo are also available since January of 2018. 4 daily bullet trains run from Chongqing to Yangshuo, and 8 daily bullet trains run from Yangshuo to Chongqing. If these direct trains sold out, you may make a transfer at Guilin (Chongqing – Guilin – Yangshuo).

From Chongqing to Yangshuo: Just take one of the 4 daily bullet trains from Chongqing West Station to Yangshuo Railway Station. Or go via Guilin (Chongqing – Guilin – Yangshuo), which offers you more train options.

From Yangshuo to Chongqing: There are 8 daily high speed trains running from Yangshuo Railway Station to Chongqing West Station.

The ticket price is about CNY275.5 for a second class seat and 381 for a first class seat. Travel time is about 5 – 5.5 hours.

Chongqing – Yangshuo by D type high speed train (22 daily)
Train Type From – To Frequency 1st-Last Duration Ticket Fares (CNY)
1st Cls 2nd Cls Biz Cls
D train Chongqing West to Yangshuo 4 5-5.5h 275.5 381
D train Yangshuo to Chongqing West 8 5-5.5h 275.5 381
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

How to Get to West Street from Yangshuo Train Station

After getting out of Yangshuo Train Station, just ture left at station exit to the bus ticket office, where you need to buy bus tickets (CNY20, 45mins)from Yangshuo Railway Station to Yangshuo High Speed Rail Bus Station. Then change to a local public bus (bus 604) to West Street (CNY2, 7mins).

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