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Chongqing to Guilin & Guilin to Chongqing: by Flights & Trains

Distance from Guilin to Chongqing

Guilin as a famous tourist destination in China locates at the southeast of Chongqing. Distance from Guilin to Chongqing is about 600 kilometers. To plan a tour to Chongqing from Guilin or a Guilin tour before Chongqing Yangtze River cruise, you can well connect your itinerary for the convenient transportation ways of flights and trains between both hot cities.

Chongqing to Guilin - Guilin Chongqing Distance Map
Chongqing Guilin Distance Map

Guilin to Chongqing Flights

If you are planning to enjoy a downstream Yangtze River cruise from Chongqing after a Guilin sightseeing discovery, it is very convenient to transfer to Chongqing from Guilin by air. There are flights from Guilin Liangjiang International Airport to Chongqing every day. But about 15 flights from the morning till the late night for Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, and about 5 flights in the morning and noon on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Flight tips for guests booking Chongqing = Yichang Yangtze cruises

For downstream Yangtze River cruises from Chongqing to Yichang city, the embarkation time begins usually at 18:00 p.m. during the late afternoon, so to ensure you board the ship on time, you can choose a flight arriving at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (重庆江北国际机场) before 16:30 p. m. on your embarkation day. And if your flight arrives at this city very early, it is also advised to spend some leisure time exploring the highlighting snacks, like the hot pot and Hot and Sour Rice Noodles, etc. and attractions, such as Hongya Cave and Ciqikou Ancient Street, before your boarding.

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Flights to Chongqing - Chongqing Airport

Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport

Chongqing to Guilin Flights

To get to Guilin from Chongqing, the best way is to go by air since there are flights taking off every day and the journey takes only about 1.5 hours. Usually, there will be about 15 flights from the early morning till the night every day on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. However, for Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, there are about 5 flights starting during 7:45 and 8:00 per day.

Flight tips for guests booking Yichang = Chongqing Yangtze cruises

Since the disembarkation time for upstream Yangtze River cruises is around 9:00 in the morning, if you plan to leave Chongqing after your upstream Yangtze cruise, it is advised to book a flight taking off after 12:00 p.m. or in the afternoon. And if you like, it is highly recommended to spend a half to one day to taste the local Chongqing food like the hot pot, enjoy the sightseeing of this city of mountain and savor local folk culture.

Guilin Liangjiang International Airport



Distance from Guilin downtown: driving for about 28km for about 40mins

Guilin Liangjiang International Airport (桂林两江国际机场) is a main airport hub for people from home and abroad to enjoy the beautiful landscape in this gorgeous city, visit friends and families, and do their business. There now has opened about 81 airlines covering about 60 international cities (regions) and 48 major cities in China. So people from Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Kunming, Hangzhou, Xiamen, Urumqi, Nanjing, Hong Kong, Taipei, Bangkok, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, etc. can arrive at Guilin directly by a flight.

Chongqing to Guilin Flight - Guilin Liangjiang International Airport

Guilin Liangjiang International Airport


Guilin Chongqing Trains

Besides the Guilin Chongqing flights, you can also choose to get on a train to transfer from Guilin to Chongqing or from Chongqing to Guilin if not in such a hurry. At present, there is only one K train every day from Guilin Railway Station (桂林火车站) to Chongqing and one K train from Chongqing North Railway Station (重庆火车北站) to Guilin for the needs of guests, which take about 20 to 21 hours to arrive.

See the detail Guilin Chongqing train schedule as below:

Guilin to Chongqing Train - Guilin Railway Station

Guilin Railway Station

Train NumberDeparture StationArrival StationDeparture & Arrival TimeDuration
K 651 Guilin Railway Station Chongqing North Railway Station 12:40-08:45 About 20 hours
K 653 Chongqing North Railway Station Guilin Railway Station 20:15-17:20 About 21 hours


Note: the above information about trains between Chongqing and Guilin is for your reference only, and detailed time and train shifts may be adjusted according to practival situation. For more questions about transportations between Chongqing and Guilin, please feel free to contact our professional Travel Consultant!

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