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Guangzhou - Haikou Train

Passengers can choose a suitable train from four pairs of trains travelling from Guangzhou Railway Station to Haikou Railway Station and vice versa. The ticket price of a soft sleeper is CNY 457 and of a hard sleeper is CNY 303. The travel time is around 10.5-13.5 hours. 

Basic Facts:

Travel Time: Around 10.5-13.5 hours
Running Distance: 760 kilometers (472 miles)
Top Speed: 160 km/h (99mph)
Operated at: Guangzhou Railway Station, Haikou Railway Station
Major Stations along the Way: Xuwen, Zhanjiang, Zhaoqing and Foshan.


Guangzhou to Haikou Train Schedule

(Last Update on Sep 11, 2019)

Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
Z38505:24 - 16:0010h36m
Z20116:03 - 03:51+11h48m
K51117:32 - 06:00+12h28m
Z11121:30 - 08:46+11h16m
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Haikou to Guangzhou Train Timetable

(Last Update on Sep 11, 2019)

Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
Z38610:35 - 22:2411h49m
Z11217:30 - 07:11+13h41m
K51219:30 - 08:31+13h1m
Z20221:00 - 08:05+11h5m
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1."+" means the train arrives on the second day.
2.The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.

Guangzhou - Haikou Train Ticket Price

(Last Update on Sep 11, 2019)

Deluxe Soft SleeperSoft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 727
USD 107
CNY 430 - 457
USD 63 - 67
CNY 285 - 306
USD 42 - 45
CNY 143
USD 21


Travel Tips of Guangzhou - Haikou Train

1. For a long-distance rail trip, overnight sleeper trains are always first choices as they save day time and accommodation cost in a hotel. For passengers who want to go from Guangzhou to Haikou, it is suggested to choose Z202 and then comes to the second choice K511. As for passengers who need to travel from Haikou to Guangzhou, train no. K512 should be the primary choice then are Z202 and Z112; Z386 goes for the last choice. 

2. Book train tickets once your travel is planned. Trains running between Guangzhou and Haikou are not that many. The train tickets of the sleepers can be sold out within several minutes once on sale. So book the train ticket wanted as early as possible.

3. Pack your suitcase carefully before getting to the railway station. Bring some food, bottled water or a cup, toilet paper and also a portable charger for charging your cell phone. Remember to bring something to kill time like books to read during the travel, earphones to listen to the music or some other things that you like. In addition, daily necessities like tooth brush, towel and tooth paste also need to be packed in the luggage, which are not provided onboard.

4. Ticket checking stops five minutes prior to the train’s departure time, so it is advised to get to the railway station one hour in advance for boarding process.

Other Transportation Option: Guangzhou - Haikou Flight

Scheduled from 05:45 to 22:45, eighteen flights are available from Guangzhou to Haikou. From Haikou to Guangzhou, fourteen flights can be found; the flight timetable is scheduled from 00:40 to 23:50. The flight takes about one hour and twenty minutes and the air fare is around CNY 500 to CNY 1,200. For passengers who are in tight schedule, they can be good choices.

 Further Reading:
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- Last modified on Jul. 10, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Guangzhou - Haikou Train
Asked by Rayen from USA | Apr. 23, 2019 03:44Reply
Do I need to change trains along the way to Haikou?
Answers (1)
Answered by Kim from SOUTH KOREA | Apr. 23, 2019 17:35

You do not need to change, you will still stay in your carriage when crossing the sea on ferry.
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