Hong Kong - Guangzhou High Speed Trains

Over 30 pairs of high speed trains are operated between Hong Kong West Kowloon Station and Guangzhou South Station on a daily basis. With a travel time of about 50 minutes to cover a running distance of 142 km (88 mi),  a second class seat costs CNY215.

 

Basic Facts:

 Open time: September 23, 2018

 Travel Time: about 50 minutes

 Distance: about 142 km (88 mi)

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

 Operated at: West Kowloon Railway Station, Guangzhou South Railway Station 

 Ticket Price: Around CNY215, or about USD30 for a second class seat
 

Hong Kong to Guangzhou High Speed Train Schedule 
 

(Last Update on Jan 16, 2019)

Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G8008:05 - 08:560h51m
G654810:00 - 10:470h47m
G658411:17 - 12:070h50m
G652015:00 - 15:470h47m
G654417:35 - 18:220h47m
Over 30 departures in total; departure time from 08:05 to 22:50; duration from 47M to 1H11M.
See more Hong Kong Schedule

 

Guangzhou to Hong Kong Bullet Train Timetable 
 

(Last Update on Jan 16, 2019)

Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G651507:55 - 08:561h1m
G650310:00 - 10:470h47m
G658312:26 - 13:180h52m
G653515:00 - 15:460h46m
G653717:35 - 18:220h47m
Over 30 departures in total; departure time from 06:48 to 21:37; duration from 47M to 1H17M.
See more Guangzhou Schedule
 

Hong Kong - Guangzhou High Speed Train Ticket Cost

(Last Update on Jan 16, 2019)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 432 - 645
USD 64 - 96
CNY 261 - 344
USD 39 - 51
CNY 187 - 215
USD 28 - 32
Hong Kong - Guangzhou High Speed Railway Map
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Running Route of  Hong Kong - Guangzhou High Speed Trains

Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High Speed Railway has a whole distance of about 142 km (88 mi). 5 stations are along the line, Qingsheng, Humen, Guangmingcheng, Shenzhen North and Futian respectively. The bullet trains are named as Vibrant Express and they run at a speed of 200 km/h (124 mph) in Hong Kong and at a speed of 300 km/h (187 mph) in mainland of China. Besides, there is free Wi-Fi covering the whole carriages of bullet trains.
 

How to Enter Mainland China from West Kowloon Station

Cooperation immigration check model is used in West Kowloon Station. After purchasing their tickets in the B1 level, passengers need to reach the Hong Kong Port in B3 level to handle the exit procedures and then move forward to Mainland China Port on the same floor in order to handle entry procedures. Having finished these procedures, they can go down to the B4 level and take trains leaving Hong Kong finally.
 

Hong Kong - Guangzhou High Speed Trains vs. Through Trains

Hong Kong - Guangzhou high speed trains run between Hong Kong West Kowloon Station and Guangzhou South Station, with the travel time of about 50 minutes and ticket price of CNY 215 for a second class seat.  

Hong Kong - Guangzhou through trains, with a running speed of only 140 km/h (87 mph), take the duration of about two hours. Although their ticket price is a little lower, CNY 179 for the cheapest first class seat, they are not recommended. 
 

Other Transportation Options: Hong Kong – Guangzhou Coach

Taking coaches is another choice for passengers who have enough time but limited budget. Currently, there are many coaches of different bus companies shuttling between these two cities. A round trip ticket will cost about CNY 150 and the duration for a single ride is about 3 – 4 hours. Another advantage of taking coaches is that passengers can choose their pick-up points freely.


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    5.07 Reivews
    Mr.JEAN
    Belgium
    Posted on Jan. 11, 2019
    The booking procedure was very fine. I had no problem to get my ticket with the pick up number.
    DAVID
    USA
    Posted on Jan. 08, 2019
    The service and facilities were so good as I have experienced anywhere in the world.
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    United States
    Posted on Dec. 26, 2018
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    Glenn Lee
    Australia
    Posted on Dec. 26, 2018
    Trip all went well. Picked up our tickets at Kowloon West the day before our trip to Guangzhou. Business Class was very comfortable. Interesting scenery on the way. Train speed got up to 300kph. From Guangzhou South we navigated our way into town on the metro system.
    michael
    USA
    Posted on Dec. 25, 2018
    Easiest way to Guangzhou from Hong Kong!
    Mr. HIRO
    United States of America (America)
    Posted on Oct. 25, 2018
    I was VERY satisfied and happy with the services you provided. Communication on email on status of the order was VERY nicely proactive. And I had no problems picking up the ticket at the West Kowloon station. Would definitely use your services again in future.
    Mr. ROHAN
    United States of America (America)
    Posted on Oct. 21, 2018
    My experience booking through a travel associate and with your company was excellent. Everything from booking the trips, to the instructions for ticket pick-up was very satisfying and exactly as directed. As to the journey, they were exceptional. The rail system is one of the best in the world and these trips exemplified that lofty position.. Overall, my/our experience was excellent!! I cannot say more. We will definitely book again using your service.
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