Hong Kong to Shanghai High Speed Train

High speed trains G99/100 are connecting Hong Kong West Kowloon Station with Shanghai Hongqiao Station, whose distance between is about 1,930 kilometers (1,200 miles). The travel time of this pair of high speed trains is about 8.5 hours and the ticket price for a second class seat is CNY1,008.

Basic Facts of Hong Kong - Shanghai High Speed Rail

 Open time: September 23, 2018
 Travel time: About 8.5 hours
 Ticket price: CNY 1,008 for a second class seat
 Running distance: Around 1,930 km (1,200 mi)
 Operated at: Hong Kong West KowloonShanghai Hongqiao 

Hong Kong to Shanghai High Speed Train Schedule

(Last update on Dec 9, 2020)
Train No. Departure - Arrival Travel Time
G100 11:10 - 19:27 8h17m
See more Hong Kong Schedule

Shanghai to Hong Kong Bullet Train Timetable

(Last update on Dec 9, 2020)
Train No. Departure - Arrival Travel Time
G99 14:10 - 22:30 8h20m
See more Shanghai Schedule 

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

Hong Kong - Shanghai High Speed Train Ticket Fare

Business Class Seat First Class Seat Second Class Seat
CNY 3137.5
USD 480
CNY 1646.5
USD 252
CNY 1008
usd 154.5
Hong Kong - Shanghai High Speed Railway Map
Hong Kong - Shanghai High Speed Railway Map
Hong Kong Train Maps

Running Route of Hong Kong - Shanghai High Speed Trains

 Hong Kong  - Guangzhou: This section is a part of Guangzhou - Shenzhen - Hong Kong Express Rail Link. The design speed of this part is 250 km/h (155 mph). This railway has been fully opened on September 23, 2018. Futian Railway Station and Shenzhen North Station are on this line.

 Guangzhou - Changsha: The design speed of this section is  300 km/h (186 mph). It is a part of Beijing - Guangzhou High Speed Railway.  

 Changsha - Shanghai: This section is the eastern beginning part of the Shanghai - Kunming High Speed Railway. This section came into service in 2010 with the operating speed of 300 km/h (186 mph). Passing-by stations of this section include Nanchang West and Hangzhou East. 


Transfer in Shenzhen North for More Trains

 Overall Travel Time: 12.5 - 13.5 hours
 Total Ticket Fare: CNY 676 for second class seat

Hong Kong to Shenzhen to Shanghai High Speed Train Schedule & Ticket Fare

Hong Kong - Shenzhen Shenzhen - Shanghai Overall Travel Time Ticket Fare (CNY)
Second Class Seat
G5624: 07:03 - 07:21 D378: 08:18 - 19:59 12H56M 75 + 601 = 676
G3006: 08:45 - 09:05 D2286: 09:58 - 22:12 13M27M
G6386: 09:22 - 09:46 D2288: 10:50 - 22:36 13H14M

Shanghai to Shenzhen to Hong Kong Bullet Train Timetable & Ticket Fare

Shanghai - Shenzhen  Shenzhen - Hong Kong  Overall Travel Time  Ticket Fare (CNY)
Second Class Seat
D377: 07:46 - 19:25 G5603: 20:03 - 20:27 12H41M 601 + 75 = 676
D2281: 08:49 - 20:34 G3005: 21:18 - 21:37 12H48M
D3107: 09:40 - 21:33 G6387: 22:27 - 22:45 13H5M 
Note: The above transfer options are only for reference. For more choices, please search via the box on  page top. 
High Speed Trains Flights
Ticket Fare Less than CNY 1,008 for second class seat  CNY 800 - 1,500 for economy class
Duration 8.5 - 9.5 hours 2 - 3 hours
So far, there are about 13 pairs of flights flying from Shanghai to Hong Kong and vice versa on a daily basis, and the number may be increased in high season. In general, flight are more recommended to passengers with limited time and sufficient budget due to the relatively short journey time and the high prices; it is also a good bargain to buy a flight ticket when there is a special discount. On the other hand, high speed trains can be a good choice for passengers who have limited transportation budget.

 Further Reading:
How to Travel between Shanghai and Hong Kong
Major Rail Lines from Hong Kong to:
Major Rail Lines from Shanghai to:
- Last modified on Dec. 09, 2020 -
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