How to Get to Longji Rice Terraces from Guilin

A is for Guiin and B for Longsheng County

Where is Longsheng Longji Rice Terraces?

Location: at Longji Mountain in Heping Township of Longsheng County (about 27 km from the county seat & 100 km from Guilin), Guilin City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Longsheng county is located about 90 kilometers (55 miles) north of Guilin city center. Practically speaking, this translates into a 2.5-hour drive each way to the Zhuang village of Ping’an where you can visit the Longji Rice Terraces.
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How to get to Longji Rice Terraces from Guilin?

There are three entrances for visitors to get into Longsheng Longji Rice Terraces Scenic Area: Dazhai Village, Ping'an Village and Longji Village. How to get to Longji Rice Terraces from Guilin? There are many buses leaving for the three entrances every day. So, travelers should decide from which entrance to get into Longji Rice Terraces.

Normally, it is convenient to go to Longji Terrace from Guilin. Visitors can go to Longsheng Longji Rice Terraces from Guilin downtown via long-distance buses.

►From Guilin Qintan Bus Station
There are air-conditioned long-distance buses running between Longji Rice Terraces and Guilin directly every day. Get to Guilin Qintan Bus Station (桂林琴谭汽车站 it is located in 31 Cuizhu Road, Guilin and can be accessible by public buses No.2, 12, 32, 85, 91), get on a bus heading for Longji Rice Terraces Jinkeng Daizhai(龙脊梯田金坑大寨), the fare should be 45 to 85 and the departing time is 08:30 and 10:00 every day. Book in advance is recommended as during peak season the ticket is easily to be sold out.
 

►From Guilin Bus Terminal

Guilin Bus Terminal(桂林汽车客运站) is located at No. 65, Zhongshan South Road, Guilin and you can take bus No. 3, 5, 9, 10, 11, 16, 22, 88, 91, 99, 100 to get there. There are lots of shuttle bus to Longji Terrace every day. One is able to take the shuttle bus from Guilin to longji terrace scenic area at Guilin Bus Terminal.


►From Guilin Railway Station
How to get to Longji Rice Terraces from Guilin railway station? There are many shuttle buses at the parking area of Guilin Railway Station, Guilin North Railway Station and Guilin West Railway Station leaving for Dazhai Jinkeng Red Yao Terraced Fields. The departure time is at 8:00, 8:30, 9:00, 9:30, 10:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 14:00,15:00. The journey should take 2.5 - 3 hours.

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Tips

When tourists take bus to Dazhai Village, the bus till pass Heping County, where has a fork road.

Heading northwards is the Longsheng County, while heading eastwards is Dazai Village. That means Heping County is a transit place, from which you can transfer to Dazai. And it saves much more time than transferring from Longsheng Bus Station.

Except for the shuttle buses departing from Guilin Qintan Bus Station, there are many ordinary buses leaving for the entrance of Heping County, which is also called Longji Lu Kou (Longji Crossing). After get off the bus at Longji Lu Kou (Longji Crossing), then transfer to bus which leaving for Jinkeng Dazai or Ping'an Village. (Not official buses and bargaining is neceassry)
 

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