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Beijing – Guilin Trains

The Beijing – Guilin rail route has six pairs of trains in service every day, including two pairs of high-speed trains and four pairs of regular sleeper trains. Beijing to Guilin high-speed trains spend about 8 hours to travel 2,110 kilometers (1,311 miles). The regular sleeper trains take more than 19 hours to finish the train trip.

Beijing - Guilin High-Speed Trains

Beijing to Guilin high-speed trains have become more and more popular among travelers, due to their high speed, punctuality and comfort. The two pairs of G-category trains travel during daytime with the top speed of 300 km/h (186 mph).

Beijing to Guilin High-Speed Train Schedules and Ticket Fares

(Updated on June 1st, 2021)

Train Number

Departure - Arrival

Duration

Ticket Fares

G529

08:34 – 17:02

8 h 28 min

Second class: US$118 (809 CNY)
First class: US$189 (1295 CNY)
Business class: US$371 (2538.5 CNY)

G421

09:05 – 19:38

10 h 33 min

Guilin to Beijing High-Speed Train Schedules and Ticket Fares

(Updated on June 1st, 2021)

Train Number

Departure - Arrival

Duration

Ticket Fares

G422

10:55 – 20:53

9 h 58 min

Second class: US$118 (809 CNY)
First class: US$189 (1295 CNY)
Business class: US$371 (2538.5 CNY)

G530

14:13 – 22:47

8 h 34 min

Seat Classes on Beijing – Guilin High-Speed Trains

High-speed trains on Beijing – Guilin rail route provide three types of seats: second class seat, first class seat and business class seat. Second class seat and first-class seat are the most popular among travelers. Business class seat is the most expensive but the most comfortable. Here is the introduction of each type of seat class.

Second Class

Second class seat is the standard type and the cheapest on high-speed trains. It is also the most common types on G, D and C trains. A second-class coach has five seats in a row, two seats on one side of the aisle and three on the other. The configuration is A+B+C and D+F. Seats numbered A and F are window seats.

First Class

First class carriage provides more comfort and privacy than second class. The first-class seat is wider than a second-class seat. First-class seats are arranged as A+C and D+F across the coach width, offering more leg room and elbow room. Moreover, there is an automatic door to separate the coach from the others to keep quiet and private.

Business Class

Business class seats are available on most G-category trains and some D and C-category trains. This is the most luxurious and expensive class on high-speed trains. There are three seats in a row, two seats on one side and one on the other side of the aisle (A+C and F). As first class, there is also an automatic door to keep the coach quiet and private.

How to Board Your Train at Beijing or Guilin

Beijing to Guangzhou high-speed trains terminate at Beijing West Railway Station and Guilin North Railway Station, both are well-accessed to downtown areas by city public transport.

Boarding at Beijing West Railway Station

Beijing West Railway Station is one of the main train stations serving both high-speed trains and regular trains. It is about 8 kilometers (5 miles) from the Forbidden City.

You can take subway lines 7 and 9 to get to Beijing West Railway Station. You will get off on the -1F, then take the escalator to the 2F where the waiting rooms are located. If you take a taxi, you will get off at the north or south square of the station. Enter the building and then take the escalator to the waiting room.

Boarding at Guilin North Railway Station

Guilin North Railway Station is well-connected to downtown area by public city buses. Buses No. 1, 18, 32, K99, 100, K301 and 303 can take you to this station. You will get off at the front square of the station. Then follow the signs to enter the station building.

Beijing – Guilin Regular Trains

In addition to high-speed trains, there are also four regular overnight trains running between Beijing and Guilin, with the travel time of 19 to 28 hours.

Beijing to Guilin Regular Train Schedules and Ticket Fares

(Updated on June 1st, 2021)

Train Number

Departure - Arrival

Duration

Ticket Fares

K21

08:18 – 12:53 next day

28 h 35 min

Hard Seat: US$38 (243 CNY)
Hard Sleeper: US$69 (441 CNY)
Soft Sleeper: US$109 (697 CNY)

Z5

16:/09 – 11:25 next day

19 h 16 min

K157

18:04 – 21:30 next day

27 h 26 min

Z285

21:08 – 16:17 next day

19 h 07 min

Guilin to Beijing Regular Train Schedules and Ticket Fares

(Updated on June 1st, 2021)

Train Number

Departure - Arrival

Duration

Ticket Fares

K158

04:30 – 06:17 next day

25 h 47 min

Hard Seat: US$38 (243 CNY)
Hard Sleeper: US$69 (441 CNY)
Soft Sleeper: US$109 (697 CNY)

Z6

14:38 – 09:51 next day

19 h 13 min

K22

18:39 – 22:48 next day

28 h 09 min

Z286

21:26 – 17:03 next day

19 h 37 min

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