Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Guilin


Shanghai to Guilin Flight Info

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Shanghai(PVG) ⇒ Guilin(KWL)

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Shanghai(PVG) ⇒ Guilin(KWL)

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Shanghai (SHA) - Guilin (KWL)

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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Guilin

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Shanghai (SHA) to Guilin (KWL) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Shanghai to Guilin based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How long does it take to fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Guilin (KWL)?

    It takes about 2 hours 46 minutes to fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Guilin (KWL).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Guilin?

    • The distance from Guilin Liangjiang International Airport to downtown is about 25km, by taxi about 40 minutes.
  • What time does the earliest flight from Shanghai to Guilin depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Shanghai (PVG) at 07:05 and arrives in Guilin (KWL) at 09:45.
  • What time does the latest flight from Shanghai to Guilin depart?

    The latest flight departs from Shanghai (PVG) at 21:15 and arrives in Guilin (KWL) at 23:55.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Guilin (KWL)?

  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Guilin (KWL)?

    China Eastern Airlines operates 53 non-stop flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Guilin (KWL).
  • How many airports are there in Guilin (KWL)?

    There are 1 airport(s) near Guilin (KWL): Guilin Liangjiang International Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Guilin during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Guilin, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.
Flight from Shanghai to Guilin

Guilin is a picturesque city located in the south of China. It is known for a dramatic landscape of milestone karst hills. It is surrounded by two lakes at the center namely Shanhu and Ronghu. Boats travel across the two lakes. The lakeshore of Shanhu has twin pagodas, the sun and the moon which beautifully light up the sky at night. 

Tip: March to May and September to November is the best time to visit here. 

How to reach Guilin 

Guilin Airport known as Guilin Liangjiang International Airport is at a distance of 30 Kilometers west from the city i.e. a 40-minute drive from downtown city. From Shanghai to Guilin, there are a number of flights. Shanghai airlines operate direct flights from Shanghai to Guilin. Flight from Shanghai to Guilin usually takes an average of 2 hours 45 minutes. Air China offers cheap flights to Guilin. You can also check out the connecting flights which are serviced by multiple Airlines.

Tip: Try to book your tickets 2 months in advance so that you get the cheapest airfare rates. 

Places of interest in Guilin?

Guilin is a hot favorite city among travelers flocking to China. Guilin has the mighty Karst mountains and river Li as it’s the backdrop 

The city has a plethora of activities to offer ranging from hiking and river cruises to busy markets and sumptuous food. 

River cruise lets you enjoy natural beauty through this serene city which includes the karst mountains, rice fields, and grazing buffaloes. The trip is around 52 miles and takes four to five hours. 

You can also enjoy the beauty of Guilin by cycling around the place. You can opt for tours that combine cycling along with visits to tea plantation and river Li cruise. Cycling is an ideal way to burn calories while also enjoying the natural beauty. 

If you are a tea lover, then you must visit the tea plantation which houses around 250 tea plants. You can see a demo of how the tea leaves are plucked, processed and brewed.  

Sun and Moon towers or pagodas are unique to Guilin which is not to be missed. The sun tower stands at 41 meters high. It is made of copper. Moon tower which is made of marble is 35 meters high. There is a tunnel connecting the two towers which gives the visitors a beautiful view of the lake as they pass through. The towers are believed to represent the future of Guilin.

Tip: Always carry a camera so that you don’t miss any view.

Shop and Dine in Guilin

The markets of Guilin have a variety of products to shop from. The Xicheng Pedestrian street converts to a market in the evening loaded with stalls and colorful Knick-knacks. You can get a good deal with bargaining. Another famous shopping market is Little Hong Kong which is full of cheap clothes and accessories. 

Rice noodles in Guilian are very popular and can be consumed at any time in the day. The noodles are topped with pickled vegetables, different types of meat and peanuts. If you need extra spice, pepper and chili flakes can be added. These noodles are available in all the restaurants. 

Tip: Each restaurant adds its own flavor to the noodles. So, try a different one every day. 

There are a lot of flights from Shanghai to Guilin. You can customize your search to get the best prices based on your travel dates. Combine your Shanghai-Guilin flight booking along with discount hotel reservations for great dealsif you are traveling on a budget. 

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    Guilin attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Whether you’re taking a last-minute break or a much needed getaway, flights from Shanghai to Guilin on can help you get there with ease. With, you can browse popular airlines with flights to Guilin, check the best season to visit, and preview Guilin attractions before you arrive. With flight deals and exciting attractions waiting for you to explore in Guilin, the best time to book flights from Shanghai to Guilin is now! Planning a trip from Shanghai to Guilin is easy when you use to help you make travel arrangements. Whether you are flying one-way, non-stop, or round-trip, you will find just the flight you need with us. If you want to lock in a great deal for your flights, go for a round-trip flight, if you need flexibility with your itinerary, book a one-way flight to Guilin. With, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online and on the go. Pack your travel accessories, make a must-see bucket list, and book your flight to Guilin on today!

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