Shanghai - Guangzhou High Speed Train

Shanghai - Guangzhou high speed trains are running between Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station and Guangzhou South Railway Station with stops at Hangzhou East, Nanchang West, and Changsha South. The distance between is 1,112 miles (1,790 kilometers).

Currently, there are four pairs in day time, with shortest train travel time of less than 7 hours. During high seasons like Chinese New Year holiday, more bullet trains may be put in service for passengers’ convenience.
Shanghai - Guangzhou High Speed Railway Map
Shanghai-Hangzhou High Speed Train
A First Class Cabin

Shanghai to Guangzhou High Speed Train Schedule

Shanghai Schedule
(Last update on October 18th, 2017)
No. Departure Arrival Duration
G85 08:00 14:51 6h51m
G1301 10:23 19:03 8h40m
G1303 14:10 22:45 8h35m
G1305 15:25 22:50 7h55m

Guangzhou to Shanghai High Speed Train Schedule

 Guangzhou Schedule
(Last update on October 18th, 2017)
No. Departure Arrival Duration
G86 08:00 14:50 6h50m
G1302 11:22 19:51 8h29m
G1304 13:24 21:51 8h27m
G1306 15:39 23:05 7h26m
Note: The above timetable is for reference only. Please use our tool on top of this page to search for the real-time schedule.

Ticket Fare of Shanghai - Guangzhou High Speed Trains

Business Class Seat First Class Seat Second Class Seat
CNY 2,492.5 CNY 1,302.5 CNY 793
Arrival Hall of Hongqiao Railway Station
Arrival Hall of Hongqiao Station

Transportation to/from the Railway Stations

 Shanghai Hongqiao: Subway line 2 has a stop there, which goes to Hongqiao International Airport, West Nanjing Road and People’s Square in city center, and Pudong International Airport. Passengers can also take bus 316, 320, 941; or Hongqiao Lines 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; or Airport line 1 to leave or arrive at the station.
 Guangzhou South: Passengers can get to or leave the station by subway line 2, which has stops at Yuexiu Park, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, and Guangzhou Railway Station. Buses available here include 288A, 301A, 303A, 309A, Pan 75, Pan 99, Pan 100, Pan 108, Pan 108B, Pan 110, Pan 129, Pan 145, Night 20, and Night 61.

Running Route

 Shanghai-Changsha High Speed Railway: Running east-west, its allowed highest speed of 186mph (300km/h). The Shanghai-Hangzhou section was first put into use on October 26th, 2010, then Nanchang-Changsha section on September 16th, 2014, and finally the Hangzhou-Nanchang section on December 10th, 2014.
 Changsha-Guangzhou High Speed Railway: Running north-south, is a section of the Wuhan-Guangzhou High Speed Railway, put into service on December 26th, 2009. Its permitted highest speed is also 186mph (300km/h).

Overnight High Speed Sleeper Trains between Shanghai and Guangzhou

(Last update on October 18th, 2017) 
No. Departure Arrival Duration Ticket Fare of Upper Berth
Deluxe Soft Sleeper Soft Sleeper
Hongqiao → Guangzhou South CNY 1,550 CNY 930
D941 19:55 07:12 11h17m
D931 20:00 07:19 11h19m
D935 20:05 07:25 11h20m
Guangzhou South → Hongqiao
D933 19:25 06:50 11h25m
D937 19:30 06:55 11h25m
D943 19:35 07:00 11h25m
1. They depart every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday;
2. If passengers purchase a round-trip ticket of these overnight high speed sleepers, they can enjoy a 20% discount off the return ticket;
3. One passenger can now book a whole compartment on these carriages. Ticket fare is the total of all sleepers inside the compartment and each sleeper is issued a ticket under the passenger's name;
4. The timetable and ticket price listed above is for reference only. You can search for the real-time schedule by the tool on page top.

Regular Trains between Shanghai and Guangzhou

There are three pairs (K511/512, T169/170, K527/528) of regular trains running between Shanghai South and Guangzhou Station, and one pair (Z99/100) between Shanghai Station and Guangzhou East. Their duration is about 16.5 - 23 hours, and the cheapest ticket fare is CNY 584.5/656/668 for soft sleeper, CNY343.5/367/377 for hard sleeper, and CNY189.5/201/206 for hard seat.

 Major Rail Lines from Shanghai to:

 Major Rail Lines from Guangzhou to:

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