Hong Kong - Shantou High Speed Train

One pair of direct high speed trains running between Hong Kong and Shantou has been in service since July 10th, 2019. It takes about 3 - 3.5 hours to complete the whole journey and ticket fare for a second class seat is CNY192.

Passengers not satisfied with the schedule of Hong Kong - Shantou high speed trains could also get to Chaoshan Railway Station first, taking 2.5 - 3 hours and then take a bus to downtown Shantou.

Basic Facts

 Open time: July 10th, 2019
 Top speed: 200 km/h (124 mph) in HK, 300 km/h (186 mph) in Mainland
 Travel Time: About 3 - 3.5 hours 
 Distance: About 370 km (230 miles)
Hong Kong - Shantou High Speed Railway Map
Hong Kong - Shantou High Speed Railway Map
Hong Kong Train Maps

Hong Kong to Shantou High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G639214:14 - 17:373h23m
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Shantou to Hong Kong High Speed Train Timetable

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G639017:59 - 21:073h8m
Note: The above timetable is for reference only. Please search with the tool on top of this page for real-time schedule.

Hong Kong - Shantou High Speed Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)

First Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 307
USD 44
CNY 192
USD 27


Hong Kong – Chaoshan High Speed Trains

Hong Kong to Chaoshan High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)

Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G638207:26 - 10:092h43m
G300608:45 - 11:332h48m
G638609:22 - 12:172h55m
G638411:48 - 14:432h55m
G639214:14 - 17:092h55m
G300214:33 - 16:592h26m
G300415:25 - 18:092h44m
G638816:40 - 19:302h50m


Chaoshan to Hong Kong High Speed Train Schedule 

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)

Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G638308:47 - 11:282h41m
G638110:42 - 13:292h47m
G300111:21 - 13:532h32m
G300311:55 - 14:382h43m
G638512:43 - 15:312h48m
G300716:34 - 19:242h50m
G639118:25 - 21:072h42m
G300518:57 - 21:392h42m
G638719:51 - 22:452h54m
See more Chaoshan Train Schedule 

Hong Kong - Chaoshan High Speed Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)

First Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 291
USD 42
CNY 182
USD 26


How to Travel from Chaoshan Railway Station to downtown Shantou

1. Passengers can take bus no. 181 running between downtown Shantou and South Square of Chaoshan Railway Station. It takes about one hour and costs CNY 10.

2. Or take High Speed Rail Express Bus shuttling between downtown Shantou and North Square of Chaoshan railway station. Those coaches start from 6:30 – 19:15 at Shantou and 9:30 – 24:00 at Chaoshan Railway Station with an interval of 30 minutes. The whole journey takes about an hour and ticket fare costs CNY 18.

3. Taxi between the two places costs about CNY 100.

Running Route of High Speed Trains between Hong Kong and Shantou

1. Hong Kong - Shenzhen: This is a section of Guangzhou - Shenzhen - Hong Kong High Speed Railway opened in the third quarter of 2018. As planned, the whole journey between the two cities can be finished in 23 minutes. There are three major stations set up along this rail, including West Kowloon, Futian and Shenzhen North.

2. Shenzhen - Chaoshan: On December 28, 2013, this section of Southeast Coast High Speed Railway was opened to passengers. The stations along the section include Shenzhen North, Shenzhen Pingshan, Huizhou South, Huidong, Houmen, Shanwei, Lufeng, Kuitan, Puning, Chaoyang and Chaoshan.

Major Rail Lines from Hong Kong to:

 Major Rail Lines from Shantou to:

- Last modified on Sep. 16, 2019 -
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