Kaili Transportation

In 2017, the added value of transportation, storage and postal service in Kaili City is 20.83 billion yuan, an increase of 7.9% over the previous year. The traffic mileage of the highway in the whole city is 1691.39 km, of which 84 km of the expressway, 151.92 km of national trunk highway, 118.58 km of the provincial road, 249.82 km of the county road, 425.58 km of the township road and 661.49 km of the village road.

How to Get to Kaili

At present, there are airport and railway station for tourists to visit the core area of Guizhou minority villages gathering. However, due to limited transportation between Kaili and other cities in China, tourists often get to Guiyang first and then take train or bus to Kaili.

Read More: Guizhou Transportation

By Air

Kaili Huangping Airport is located in Huangping County, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou Province. With 1.5 hours driving from the downtown of Kaili, Kaili Huangping Airport began construction on February 8, 2012, passed the completion acceptance on April 27, 2013, and officially operated on October 2 of the same year. There are flights between Guiyang, Hangzhou, Chengdu and Guilin, etc. 

The most recommended way by taking flights is arriving at Guiyang Longdongbao Airport first, and taking airport shuttle bus to Guiyang railway station or bus terminal, and then go to Kaili by train or bus. 

By Train

Kaili has no direct connections to overseas cities, but Guiyang, capital of Guizhou province, has convenient transportation with some foreign cities as well as other major cities in China. Many tourists choose to get to Kaili from Guiyang. There are two railway stations in Kaili, Kaili South Railway Station and Kaili Railway Station. Railway Stations connecting Guiyang and Kaili are mainly Guiyang North Railway Station and Kaili South Railway Station. 

Guiyang North Railway Station, Guiyang Bei for short, is a high-speed Railway Station in the southwest of China. The station is a stop on the Shanghai-Kunming, Guizhou-Guangzhou, Chengdu-Guizhou, Sichuan-Guizhou high speed railway lines. It is easy to get there by light rail and public bus.

Kaili South Railway Station was put into operation on June 18, 2015. Kaili South Railway Station is one of the major stations in Guizhou section of Shanghai-Kunming High-Speed Railway, with more than 10 surrounding counties and cities of passenger flow radiation. It takes only 35 minutes to get to Guiyang North Station, 25 minutes to Sansui County and 35 minutes to Tongren South Station (Yuping East Station). Read More: Guiyang-Kaili Train Schedule

By Long-distance Bus

National highway 320 and Shanghai-Kunming expressway run through Kaili, extending in all directions. You can take long-distance bus at Guiyang Longdongbao Bus Terminal, Jinyang Bus Terminal or other bus terminals in Guiyang to Kaili. It takes about 2.5 hour for the whole journey. 

Main Bus Stations

1. Jinyang Bus Terminal金阳客车站
Address: Southwest International Trade Town, Guanshanhu District, Guiyang City贵阳市观山湖区西南国际商贸城
Tel: 0851-82218000

2. Guiyang Longdongbao Bus Terminal贵阳龙洞堡汽车客运站
Address: Shuiba Village, Xiaobi Township, Nanming District, Guiyang City贵阳市南明区小碧乡水坝村
Tel: 0851-85859089

3. Kaili Chengnan Bus Terminal凯里城南客运站
Address: Yingbin Avenue, Kaili City, Qiandongnan黔东南自治州凯里市迎宾大道
Tel: 0855-8065018

4. Kaili Bus Terminal凯里客运站
Address: No.25, Wenhua North Road, Kaili City, Qiandongnan黔东南自治州凯里市文化北路25号

5. Miaodu Bus Terminal(苗都客运站)
Address: No.358, Huancheng North Road, Kaili City, Qiandongnan黔东南苗族侗族自治州凯里市环城北路358号

Guiyang-Kaili(By Long-distance Bus)
Departure Station: Guiyang Longdongbao Bus Terminal
Arrival Station: Kaili Chengnan Bus Terminal
Departure Time: 08:40, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 18:00
Duration: 2.5 hours
Price: 70 CNY

Travel Bus

There are also travel buses available from Guiyang to Kaili. Here below is the travel bus schedule. 

Place of Departure Place of Arrival Departure Time Duration Price
Guiyang new stadium(贵阳市新体育场) Xijiang Qianhu Miao Village(西江千户苗寨风景区) 06:30 3.5 hours Round-trip Ticket: 140 CNY
Rezen Hotel Heyue Guiyang(高新乾银和悦酒店) Xijiang Qianhu Miao Village(西江千户苗寨风景区) 06:50, 07:00 4.5 hours One-way Ticket: 65 CNY/Round-trip Ticket: 125 CNY/Round-Trip Ticket+Meals: 139 CNY/Round-Trip Ticket+Admission Ticket: 235 CNY
Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport(贵阳龙洞堡国际机场) Anywhere in the downtown of Kaili City 10:40, 12:30 2.5 hours One-way Ticket: 70 CNY

How to Get Around Kaili

1. Bus

There are at least 29 routes public buses in Kaili and they can reach every corner of the city, the fare is only 1-3 yuan. It is convenient to go from Railway Station to the downtown by city bus. 

2. Taxi

When getting around Kaili City, taxi is always a good choice, convenient and efficient. Accordingly, it costs more than public bus.

3. Car Rental

Departing from Kaili, it takes only 1-2 hours to drive to the surrounding attractions. You can rent a vehicle to travel around Kaili City. But it could be hard because of the language. Our Chinadragontours can arrange a tour and book tickets for you, any help, please contact by Email: contact@ChinaDragonTours.com or Telephone:  +86-871-63511469.