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How to Get to Guilin from Nanning

Nanning is a cultural ancient city with a long history, is also a multi-ethnic modern city with predominantly Zhuang nationality. Zhuang is the local indigenous peoples that live in Nanning for generation. Advantageous natural conditions making Nanning a green city, and it is evergreen with "Green City" reputation. Nanning located in southern and southwest China and southeast Asia economic circle, is located in the central south of Guangxi, is an important central city of Beibu Gulf Rim, and it is the international city in China facing to ASEAN regional.

By Air

There are 2 flights from Nanning to Guilin or vice verse. The earliest one leaves at 8:30 and latest one at 17:15. It takes 55 minutes from Naning to Guilin by flight. The flight departs at Nanning Wuxu Internationa Airport and arrives at Guilin Liangjiang International Airport.
There is the flights schedule:
Flight No.
Departure Time
Arrival Time
China Southern Airlines CZ6361
Nanning Wuxu Internationa Airport
Guilin Liangjiang International Airport
55 m
China United Airline KN2272
Nanning Wuxu Internationa Airport
Guilin Liangjiang International Airport
55 m
For ensuring flight information can visit:
China Southern Airlines: http://www.csair.com/

The above information is listed for your reference and subjected to change without advance notification from TCT. We suggests ensuring the flight information (including flight frequency and exactly flight schedule) by visiting airline official website or consulting with your TCT tour advisors separately. TCT has no responsibility on any loss caused by using the above information directly without checking or consulting.

By Train

There are many trains from Nanning to Guilin or vice verse. The earliest one leaves at 5:00 and latest one at 23:20. There are different types of train from Nanning to Guilin, and according to different types, the driving time is different.
The first character of train number has special meanings.
G series–High-Speed Train
D series–Electric Multiple Units (EMU) Train
T series–Express Train
K series–Fast Train
Z–Direct Express Train
The slowest train is K series which takes 4 to 7 hours from Nanning to Guilin. The fastest trains are G series and D series which take about 2 and a half hour from Nanning to Guilin. And there is only one T train and Z train from Nanning to Guilin. It takes 5 hours and 8 minutes from Nanning to Guilin by T train, and takes 4 hours and 3 minutes by Z train. There are two trains stations in both Nanning and Guilin, they are Nanning Railway Station, Nanning East Railway Station, Guilin Railway Station and Guilin North Railway Station.
There are buses all day in Langdong Bus Station, the earliest one leaves at 7:30 and latest one at 23:30. It takes about 4 hours from Naning to Guilin by bus. Every 15 minutes there is a bus departs from Nanning Langdong Bus Station to Guilin Bus Station. There are also buses to Guilin in Nanning Railway Station, but you have better not to take the bus from railway station.

Note: this article is updated in May 13, 2015

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