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Guangzhou - Huangshan Train

There is only one pair of high speed trains travelling daily between Guangzhou South Railway Station and Huangshan North Railway Station. In addition, a pair of normal speed trains is also operated between the two cities, but at different railway stations, namely Guangzhou Railway Station and Huangshan Railway Station. Taking a high speed train, the journey takes nearly 7 hours, while the normal speed one takes about 18.5 hours.

Guangzhou - Huangshan High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

 Open Date: July 1, 2015
 Duration: about 7 hours
 Running Distance: 1,452 kilometers (902 miles)
 Top Speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)

Guangzhou to Huangshan High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G63608:25 - 15:126h47m
See more Guangzhou Schedule

Huangshan to Guangzhou Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G63516:09 - 23:006h51m
See more Huangshan Schedule

Note: The above timetable is for reference only. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.

Ticket Fare of Guangzhou - Huangshan High Speed Trains

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 2,039.5
USD 319
CNY 1,061
USD 166
CNY 646
USD 101

 Stations along the way: Shaoguan, Chenzhou West, Hengyang East, Changsha South, Liling East, Yichun, Gaoan, Xinyu North, Nanchang West, Jinxian South, Yingtan North, Shangrao, Wuyuan

Normal Trains of Guangzhou - Huangshan

Guangzhou to Huangshan Train Schedule:

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
T15220:10 - 14:31+18h21m

Huangshan to Guangzhou Train Timetable:

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
T15116:20 - 11:05+18h45m
Note: The above timetable is for reference only. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.

Ticket Fare:

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 556.5
USD 86
CNY 317.5
USD 49
CNY 173.5
USD 27
Guangzhou - Huangshan Railway Map
Guangzhou - Huangshan Railway Map

How to travel to Yellow Mountain from the train stations

From Huangshan North: It is about 45km (28mi) from Tangkou, the south entrance of the scenic area. You could take coaches from the nearby Huangshan Tourism Passenger Transport Hub to Tangkou, the coaches depart every an hour from 09:00 to 18:20. The ticket price is CNY 20.

From Huangshan Railway Station: There are mini buses to Tangkou outside the railway station, the ticket price is also CNY 20 per person. There are three transfer centers in Tangkou, please tell the driver you would like to get off at Zhaixi Transfer Center, which is the main center.

Travel Tips

If you take the high speed train to Huangshan North Station, then you could take coach to Tangkou on the same day, stay in a hotel for one night, and visit the scenic area on the next day.

As Guangzhou - Huangshan line is a section on the Hefei - Fuzhou High Speed Railway, claimed as the most beautiful rail route in China, and the line passes through the famous Wuyuan, the tickets are in great demand, especially in peak travel season. Passengers should book the ticket as early as possible.

Guangzhou - Huangshan Train vs. Flight

If you still think the travel time is too long by taking trains, you could also consider flights. There is one direct flight operating on each Mon. Wed. and Fri. The flight time is about 2 hours and the cost ia about CNY 1100.

Major Rail Lines from Guangzhou to: 
Major Rail Lines from Huangshan to:
- Last modified on Feb. 02, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on Guangzhou - Huangshan Train
Asked by Aidan from USA | Oct. 14, 2019 17:42Reply
Will there be discount for flight in winter time? I am looking for CAN to TXN
Answers (1)
Answered by Nataly from USA | Oct. 16, 2019 03:11

Usually there is always discount tickets. Winter is not a peak time for travel. Maybe your travel date is very far from now? Sometimes, the discount only appreas around 30 days. You can recheck it.
Asked by Els from SINGAPORE | May. 13, 2019 22:15Reply
travel from guangzhou to huangshan by train
Do i need to purchase the train ticket in advance or on the actual day when travelling to Huangshan ? is it possible to purchase return ticket also ? Plan to travel during early September.
Any hotel near the train station ?
Answers (1)
Answered by Theresa from CANADA | May. 14, 2019 02:23

For this long distance trip, it is safer to book in advance. See from the tickets, there is a chance that the seats can be fully booked. You can buy the tickets for return trip together, no matter online or at station. There are always many hotels can be found near a railway station. You can check on Agoda.
Asked by Robynne from FRANCE | Apr. 24, 2019 05:09Reply
To take a train at 8:25, when should I be at the station for checkin?
Is the station very crowded on a Saturday morning? Thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by Philip from USA | Apr. 24, 2019 16:52

The station is always busy, regardless of the days. It is just even busier during a holiday time -. But I suppose if you reach the station very early in the morning time, it should be not as busy as normal working time. The station advise me to reach ticket counter 1.5 hours in advance as there could be a long queue, During early morning time, maybe shorter time is required, but still no less than 1 hour in case there is any accident there.
Asked by Chase from UNITED KINGDOM | Dec. 20, 2018 01:20Reply
Shenzhen to Guangzhou to Huangshan
If the train goes from Guangzhou South Station at 8:25am, when should I depart from Shenzhen?
Answers (1)
Answered by Layne from SLOVENIA | Dec. 20, 2018 19:48

If you will depart from Shenzhen, you do not need to go to Guangzhou. There is a direct one from Shenzhen at 8:54am. Though it takes 8 hours on the way, the total time would be the same if you transfer in Guangzhou. The ticket price is also cheaper.
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