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Guiguang high-speed railway (HSR)

Guiguang high-speed railway (HSR) running between Guangzhou and Guiyang started operations on December 26, 2014, upgrading and linking railway networks in areas of ethnic minority groups and amazing nature - to areas of prosperous economy. This 856 kilometer high-speed railway line reduces the travel time from 22 hours to 5 hours. It is the 1st high-speed railway in Guizhou. Bullet trains running on high-speed rails reach speeds of 250 kilometers per hour.

There are 9 bullet trains running through 16 stations between Guangzhou and Guiyang daily.
The 16 stations include: Guiyang North, Guiyang, Longli North , Duyun East, Sandu, Rongjiang, Congjiang, Sanjiang South, , Guilin West, Yangshuo, Gongcheng, , Hezhou, Huaiji, Guangning, Sanshui South, and Guangzhou South.

Popular Areas with Best Attractions

Kaili

Kaili

Located in eastern Guizhou, Kaili is a bright pearl of minority ethnic cultures, hosting over 100 festivals each year. One of the grandest festivals in Kaili is the Lusheng Festival. Kaili is an area where a large number of minority groups live including the Miao, Dong, Bai, Dai, Yi, Naxi, Hani and Zhuang minority groups. Among them, the Miao is the largest group followed by the Dong. It is the best place to learn something about Miao people’s culture and experience their festivals. The world longest Wind and Rain Bridge and largest Miao village are in Kaili. Its unique architecture and natural scenery attract people from around the world.


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Guiyang

Guiyang

Guiyang, enjoying a history of 400 years, is the capital of Guizhou province. Located in southwest China, it is home to more than 20 ethnic minority groups including the Miao, Dong, Buyi, Bai, and Dai. There are many attractions to attract visitors in and around Guiyang, such as Huangguoshu waterfall - the largest in China, Flower Stream park, Qingyan Ancient Town and Jiaxiu Tower. Miao souvenirs are very popular, such as exquisite embroideries, silver ornaments and ethnic costumes. The local food is spicy but tasty.
The best time to visit Guiyang is from March to October as the weather is mild and many Miao festivals are held during these months. The highest temperature is 35.1 centigrade in late July.


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Guilin

Guilin

Guilin, known for its special karst landscape, is a world top tourist destination. Its name means “Forest of Sweet Osmanthus” as lots of Sweet Osmanthus trees are planted in the city and once the Sweet Osmanthus flower blossoms in the fall, the whole city is filled with Osmanthus fragrance. Elephant Trunk Hill on the Li River is a symbol of Guilin. Reed Flute Cave is a representative karst cave in Guilin. In the evening, take a boat on the two rivers and four lakes city water system to appreciate night scenery of the karst landscape. Local food like rice noodle is highly recommended. There are lots of food courts in Guilin, a city full of enjoyment.

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Yangshuo

Yangshuo

Yangshuo is an area providing natural fresh air near Guilin city. The special karst landscape gives Yangshuo a breathtaking beauty. The scenery printed on the back of the 20 yuan bill is from the Li River scenery in the region of Yangshuo. Bamboos are planted on both sides of the Li River. West Street is the most famous street here. It got its name for attracting western foreigners in the very beginning. Beer fish is a recommended dish in Yangshuo.


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Sanjiang

Sanjiang

Located in the north of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Sanjiang Dong Autonomous County borders Hunan province to the northeast and Guizhou province to the northwest. Sanjiang combines the cultures of these 3 provinces. There are 108 Wind- and Rain Bridges and 159 drum towers in Sanjiang, among which is the world tallest drum tower. Go to Chengyang village, about 1 hours drive from Sanjiang County, to see architectures and bridges. Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge is the most famous bridge there and was built in 1916, constructed with woods and stones without using a nail or rivet. It is still a firm bridge for visitors to go across.


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Guangzhou

Guangzhou

Guangzhou, renowned as the south gate of China is an important port city in China. Guangzhou is a prosperous city with rich tourism attractions including the Pearl River, Shamian Island, Guangzhou Zoo, Chen Ancestral Shrine and so on. The Pearl River is the largest river in the south and the 3rd largest in China. A night cruise on the Pearl River offers splendid urban scenery. There are more than 150 European buildings on Shamian Island. Guangzhou Zoo is one of 3 largest zoos in China. There are about 4, 500 animals including mammals, reptiles, birds and fish in this zoo. Chen Ancestral Shrine was for offerings to ancestors and for study. Guangdong Museum of Folk Arts and Crafts shows the featured Guangdong architecture.

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Ticket price (Guiyang Bei - Guangzhou Nan)

First class seat: 320 yuan (about $52 USD)
Second class seat : 266.5 yuan (about $43 USD)

Train Schedules

From Guiyang to Guangzhou

Train

Starting Terminus

Depart Time

Arrive Time

Duration(hours)

Terminus

D2801

Guiyang Bei

7:13

12:54

5, 41

Guangzhou Nan

D211

Guiyang

8:00

12:09

4, 09

Guangzhou Nan

D2805

Guiyang Bei

9:00

14:47

5, 47

Guangzhou Nan

D2807

Guiyang

10:50

16:31

5, 41

Guangzhou Nan

D2809

Guiyang

12:10

17:08

4, 58

Guangzhou Nan

D2811

Guiyang Bei

12:14

17:50

5, 36

Guangzhou Nan

D2813

Guiyang Bei

13:20

19:06

5, 46

Guangzhou Nan

D2815

Guiyang Bei

15:49

21:10

5, 21

Guangzhou Nan

D2819

Guiyang Bei

17:38

23:11

5, 33

Guangzhou Nan

 

From Guangzhou to Guiyuang

Train

Starting Terminus

Depart Time

Arrive Time

Duration(hours)

Terminus

D2804

Guangzhou Nan

7:35

12:54

5,19

Guiyang Bei

D2806

Guangzhou Nan

9:30

15:17

5,47

Guiyang Bei

D2808

Guangzhou Nan

11:35

17:12

5,37

Guiyang Bei

D2810

Guangzhou Nan

13:28

18:39

5,11

Guiyang

D212

Guangzhou Nan

14:00

18:09

4,09

Guiyang

D2814

Guangzhou Nan

15:10

21:01

5,51

Guiyang Bei

D2816

Guangzhou Nan

16:55

22:47

5,52

Guiyang Bei

D2818

Guangzhou Nan

18:00

22:58

4,58

Guiyang Bei

D2820

Guangzhou Nan

18:20

23:31

5,11

Guiyang Bei

The timetables has been used since January 1, 2015. Once the official new train schedules are released, China Travel will update these schedules.

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