Guilin - Guilin Transportation
many ways to get to Guilin. Good air, train and
bus services are available from most part of China
and abroad. The most convenient to get around
for tourists is to take a tour (Check out our
Flying is the most convenient
way to travel to Guilin. There are many domestic
airlines serving Guilin from many parts of China.
Direct flights to and from Hong Kong, Japan, Korea,
Macau and Thailand are also available.
Guilin Liangjiang International
Airport, is 30 kilometers west of the city, the
taxi ride takes about 40 minutes. A shuttle bus
leaves for the airport every 30 minutes from the
CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration of China)
building on Shanghai Road.
China's vast train network
is focused on serving China’s huge population,
who understand how the train network operates
and, of course, speak and read Chinese. Traveling
by train is certainly achievable and can be a
great way to get to know the people, the culture
and to see the countryside at a more leisurely
pace. It is also a much cheaper means of transport
that traveling by air.
Bus / Coach Transport
Intercity express coaches arrive
and depart from the intercity station. The coach
network in China is very good. Most routes from
major cities are serviced by new long distance
coaches that are comfortable and have seatbelts
fitted to the coaches. Tickets are obtained from
the bus station.
Most short range buses that service
nearby towns like Yangshuo and Xing'an leave from
the old railway station in the west. These buses
should be inexpensive.
Cruise Boat to Yangshuo
The most popular and spectacular
way to get from Guilin to Yangshuo is by taking
a tour on the Li River.
Taxi and Bike
Taxis are relatively inexpensive
compared to other cities. Bicycles can be rented
by the day at hotels throughout Guilin and at many
cafes and hostels in Yangshuo.