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Shenzhen to Hong Kong Train

Nearly 100 pairs of high speed trains are operated between Shenzhen North Station / Futian Station and Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station. The bullet trains finish the running distance of about 26 - 40 kilometers (16 - 25 miles) in around 14-29 minutes. The ticket fare for a second class seat is CNY 68 from Shenzhen Futian Railway Station to Hong Kong West Kowloon Station and CNY 75 between Shenzhen North and West Kowloon.

Generally, a first class seat costs CNY 109 - 120 / USD 16 - 18 and the ticket fare for a business seat is CNY 204 - 226 / USD 30 - 33.

Shenzhen to Hong Kong High Speed Train Timetable

(Last Update on Jun 7, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G561106:44 - 07:020h18m
G562708:59 - 09:230h24m
G611311:05 - 11:230h18m
G300113:37 - 14:010h24m
G638722:07 - 22:250h18m
Around 92 pairs depart in total; departure time from 06:44 to 22:07 with an interval of 5-25 min; duration from 14M to 25M.
See more Shenzhen Schedule

Hong Kong to Shenzhen Bullet Train Schedule 

(Last Update on Jun 7, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G562407:03 - 07:210h18m
G655410:00 - 10:180h18m
G580212:56 - 13:100h14m
G580615:20 - 15:340h14m
G650422:50 - 23:080h18m
About 95 pairs depart in total; departure time from 07:03 to 22:50 with an interval of around 5-20 min; duration from 14M to 29M.
See more Hong Kong Schedule 

Shenzhen - Hong Kong High Speed Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Jun 7, 2023)

Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 204 - 226
USD 30 - 33
CNY 109 - 120
USD 16 - 18
CNY 68 - 75
USD 10 - 11


Shenzhen - Hong Kong Bullet Train vs. Bus vs. Metro vs. Ferry 

From Shenzhen to Hong Kong, the best way is to take high speed trains and it takes only 14-29 minutes. A large number of departures also ensure that passengers can leave for Hong Kong at any time.

Shenzhen – Hong Kong buses offer many choices of pick-up points and arrival points, more flexible for passengers to different destinations in Hong Kong. Generally, the cost is around CNY 45 - 150 (USD 6 - 31) for a 1 - 2h single journey.
 See more How to Travel from Shenzhen to Hong Kong

Taking metro is also available. Nevertheless, it takes a longer time, about two hours, but it is also the cheapest way, less than CNY 30 (USD 4). 
 See also Shenzhen Metro

Taking a ferry may be a little expensive, costing around CNY 120 – 300 (USD 17 - 42) for the 0.5 - 1h one-way journey. But it is recommended to those who want to arrive at Hong Kong International Airport in the shortest time.  
 See more Shenzhen - Hong Kong Ferry

Luggage Allowance for Shenzhen – Hong Kong High Speed Train

For passengers taking high speed trains from Shenzhen to Hong Kong, at most 20 kg of luggage can be taken by adults freely, 10 kg for children (including kids on free rides), and 35 kg for diplomats. The overweight luggage is generally charged CNY 20 per kg. Please note that, according to the official document, the total dimensions (length + width + height) of each item should not exceed 130 cm (generally a 24-inch-size suitcase). There is no limit on the number of luggage. 

However, in practice, there is generally no problem for passengers to take even a 28-inch-size suitcase. Unless it is too large, passengers don’t need to worry too much about their luggage size. 

See also:
Hong Kong to Shenzhen High Speed Train

Major Rail Lines from Shenzhen to:
Major Rail Lines from Hong Kong to:

- Last updated on Jun. 07, 2023 by Kate Liu -
Questions & Answers on Shenzhen to Hong Kong Train
Asked by Edwiin from IRELAND | Jan. 20, 2020 22:50Reply
Can I get visa on arrival at Shenzhen North Station during New Year Holiday time?
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Jan. 21, 2020 18:09

Thank you for your inquiry.

If you plan to use high speed train service between HK and Shenzhen, we are sorry that you cannot apply visa on arrival. This high speed route does not support visa free transit or visa on arrival. Travelers need apply Chinese visa in advance before taking the train.
Asked by Fabian from MEXICO | Jun. 17, 2019 03:50Reply
Is Shenzhen [Futian] the same as Futian Checkpoint?
Answers (1)
Answered by Ryleigh from NEW ZEALAND | Jun. 17, 2019 18:06

No, Futian Checkpoint is the port for immigration, but a railway station. It is called Lok Ma Chau in HK. Futian Station is a railway station which serve high sped trains. It is about 4km away from the checkpoint, you can consider to use metro or taxi to reach there.
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