Hong Kong - Chengdu High Speed Train

Direct high speed trains from Hong Kong to Chengdu or from Chengdu to Hong Kong are not in service yet. Passengers need to make a transfer in Guangzhou. The overall travel time of the journey is around 10.5 - 12.5 hours. The cost for a second class seat is around CNY 750 - 820.


Basic Facts:

 Open time: September 23, 2018

 Overall Duration: 10.5 - 12.5 hours

 Distance: About 1,650 kilometers (1,025 miles)

 Top speed: 200 km/h (124 mph) in HK, 300 km/h (186 mph) in Mainland

 Operated at: West Kowloon Railway Station, Chengdu East Railway Station

 Recommended Transfer Station: Guangzhou South Railway Station


Hong Kong to Guangzhou to Chengdu High Speed Train Schedule & Ticket Fare

Hong Kong - Guangzhou Guangzhou - Chengdu Overall Travel Time  Ticket Fare (CNY)
Second Class Seat
G6582: 08:25 - 09:28 D1818: 10:31 - 20:42 12H17M  215 + 541 = 756
G6584: 11:15 - 12:05 D1834: 13:18 - 23:33 12H17M 215 + 552 = 767
See more Hong Kong Schedule 


Chengdu to Guangzhou to Hong Kong Bullet Train Timetable & Ticket Fare 

Chengdu - Guangzhou  Guangzhou - Hong Kong Overall Travel Time Ticket Fare (CNY)
Second Class Seat
D1841: 07:03 - 16:06 G6543: 16:51 -18:00 10H57M  598 + 215 = 813
D1801: 08:15 - 16:32 G79: 18:08 - 18:58 10H43M 
D1820: 10:12 - 19:40 G6509: 20:20 - 21:18 11H6M  552 + 215 = 767
See more Chengdu Schedule 

Note: The above transfer options are for reference only. For details, please search via the box on page top. 
Hong Kong - Chengdu High Speed Railway Map
Hong Kong - Chengdu High Speed Railway Map
Hong Kong Train Maps

Hong Kong - Chengdu Train vs. Flight

Trains Direct Flights
Travel Time Around 10.5 - 12.5hours About 2.5 - 3 hours
Ticket Fare Around CNY 750 - 820 for a second class seat Around CNY 1,000 - 2,000 for an economy class seat

Obviously, passengers who take Hong Kong - Chengdu high speed trains take more travel time but cost less than taking direct flights. Plus, passengers need to transfer in Guangzhou when taking bullet trains. Therefore, passengers with limited travel time and sufficient budget are much suitable to take flights. On the contrary, high speed trains are a good choice for passengers with limited budget and relatively enough time.

Other Transportation Mean Between Hong Kong and Chengdu

MTR East Rail Line + Shenzhen - Chengdu Overnight Sleeper Trains

Passengers can have a travel between Hong Kong and Shenzhen by MTR East Rail Line which is operated between Hong Kong Hung Kom and Lok Ma Chau next to Futian port. The duration of the journey is about an hour or so. The ticket fare varies between HKD40 and HKD80 depending on the different seats.

Four pairs of overnight sleeper trains are shuttling between Shenzhen and Chengdu. The total running distance is around 2,356 - 2,576 kilometers (1,463 - 1,600 miles) and the duration on the train is around 30 - 40 hours. The ticket fare is CNY 464.5 / 496.5 /546.5 for a hard sleeper.
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- Last updated on Mar. 18, 2022 -
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