Beijing - Guangzhou High Speed Train
As an important north-south rail line of China high speed railway, it connects Beijing West Railway Station and Guangzhou South Railway Station, going through 28 China cities, including Shijiazhuang, Zhengzhou, and Wuhan. The speed was designed to be 350 km/h (217 mph), but it is down to 300 km/h (186 mph) in real operation.
|G71, G79, G65, G67, G69 from 07:27 to 13:04||8h1m-10h5m|
|D901*, D903*, D909*, D923* from 20:10 to 20:35||10h8/10h18m|
|G72, G66, G68, G80, G70 from 08:27 to 12:50||8h-9h54m|
|D924*, D902*, D904*, D910*, D928* from 20:10 to 20:30||10h41m/10h48m|
1. "*" They are overnight sleeper trains only available every Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Free dinner is offered onboard. In addition, one passenger is allowed to book a whole compartment on these carriages, and women-only compartments are set for female passengers' convenience.
2. The above timetable is for reference only. Please use the search tool on top of this page for the most up-to-date schedule.
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Beijing - Guangzhou High Speed Train Fare
|G Type||D Type|
|Business Class Seat||First Class Seat||Second Class Seat||Soft Sleeper||Second Class Seat|
|CNY 2,724||CNY 1,380||CNY 862||CNY 1,190||CNY 709|
Note: The above soft sleeper fare is the full price of lower berth. Discounts may be available in low seasons. Please search for the real-time price by the tool on page top.
|Second Class Seat|
This section has a length of 693 km (431 miles), going across 14 stations, including Beijing West, Zhuozhou East, Gaobeidian East, Baoding East, Zhengding Airport, Shijiazhuang, Gaoyi West, Xingtai East, Handan East, Anyang East, Hebi East, Xinxiang East, and Zhengzhou East. With its operation, the travel time has been reduced to 1 - 2 hours from Beijing to Shijiazhuang and 2.5 - 4 hours to Zhengzhou.
With its operation, the travel time between Wuhan and Zhengzhou has been reduced from 4 - 8 hours to about 2 - 3.5 hours. Additionally, it takes only about 4 - 6 hours between Beijing and Wuhan via the high speed rail. It runs for 536km (333 miles) with 8 stations, namely Zhengzhou East, Xuchang East, Luohe West, Zhumadian West, Minggang East, Xinyang East, Xiaogan North, and Hengdian East.
Wuhan-Guangzhou High Speed Railway:
This section is 968 km (601 miles) in length via 16 stations, including Wuhan, Xianning North, Chibi North, Yueyang East, Miluo East, Changsha South, Zhuzhou West, Hengshan West, Hengyang East, Leiyang West, Chenzhou West, Shaoguan, Yingde West, Qingyuan, Guangzhou North, and Guangzhou South. Travel time has been shortened from 11 - 19 hours to 3.5 -5 hours or so between the two cities.
|First Class Seat|
This line connects Guangzhou South Station and Shenzhen North Station. It can finish the 102 km (63 miles) trip in about half an hour. There are another 4 stations along this section, including Qingsheng Station, Humen Station, Guangmingcheng Station and Futian Station.
Normal Trains along the Way
K599, Z35, Z97, Z201
Z202, K600, Z36, Z98
Ticket Price: CNY1,445 for deluxe soft sleeper, CNY784 for soft sleeper, CNY456 for hard sleeper, and CNY251 for hard seat.
Compared with bullet ones, they run at a much lower speed of 99 mi/h (160 km/h) or 75 mil/h (120 km/h) and take longer time on the way. In the case, you’d better book a sleeper, so that you can have a good rest to travel energetically upon arrival.
See also: 8 Most Scenic Train Rides in China
Beijing-Guangzhou Flight: Real-time schedule and ticket booking.