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Suzhou - Guangzhou Train

There is no direct high speed rail between Suzhou and Guangzhou. For the long distance of 1,878 kilometers (1,167 miles), only one pair of normal speed K-type trains is in operation. The duration is more than 20 hours, which means passengers need to stay for a night onboard, making a sleeper ticket necessary. For a more comfortable and faster trip, you can have a transfer in Shanghai to take high speed trains. This transit cuts the whole duration down to only 10 hours or so.

Basic Facts of Suzhou - Guangzhou Trains

 Duration: 22 - 25.5 hours
 Running Distance: 1,878 kilometers (1,167 miles)
 Stations along the way: Shanghai South, Jiaxing, Haining, Hangzhou East, Zhuji, Yiwu, Quzhou, Shangrao, Yingtan, Jinxian, Fengcheng, Zhangshu, Xinyu, Fenyi, Yichun, Pingxiang, Liling, Zhuzhou, Chenzhou, Shaoguan East

Suzhou to Guangzhou Train Schedule

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K82717:16 - 18:13+24h57m
See more Suzhou schedule

Guangzhou to Suzhou Train Timetable

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K82907:20 - 05:38+22h18m
See more Guangzhou Schedule 

1. "+" indicates the second day.
2. The above timetable is for reference only. The schedule searching by the search box on page top shall prevail.

Ticket Fare of Suzhou - Guangzhou Normal Trains

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 624
USD 92
CNY 377
USD 55
CNY 206
USD 30


Connecting Trip in Shanghai by High Speed Trains

Transferring in Shanghai is very convenient to travel between Suzhou and Guangzhou, for you can make the transfer in the same station and don’t need to go out. One hour is enough to connect the two legs of trips. There are over 100 pairs of bullet trains between Suzhou and Shanghai, and 4 pairs of regular high speed trains between Shanghai and Guangzhou. Besides, 3 pairs of overnight bullet trains are available between Shanghai and Guangzhou, making it even more convenient.
Route Duration Ticket Fare
Suzhou / Suzhou North - Shanghai Hongqiao 0.5 - 1 hour CNY 34.5 for a second class seat
Shanghai Hongqiao - Guangzhou South 7 - 9 hours CNY 793 for a second class seat
Total 7.5 - 10 hours CNY 827.5 for a second class seat
Note: If you take overnight bullet trains, the duration may be a little longer, but the cost is lower and you can save one night’s hotel expense.

Suzhou – Guangzhou Flight

There is no airport in Suzhou, and the nearest airport is in Shanghai. Taking a flight is also a good option to save time. You can take a high speed rail from Suzhou or Suzhou North to Shanghai Hongqiao Station, which only takes about 30 minutes. Then you can walk or take the metro to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to take a flight to Guangzhou, and the flight duration is about 2.5 hours. There are many flights available, and the airfare for the full price ticket is CNY 1,400 per ticket including tax. But sometimes, there will be discount tickets available for this route. In this case, flight is a better option than train.

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 Major Rail Lines from Guangzhou to:
- Last updated on Apr. 25, 2023 -
Questions & Answers on Suzhou - Guangzhou Train
Asked by Paige | Dec. 09, 2019 00:07Reply
Can we collect tickets for both tickets to Shanghai and Suzhou in Guangzhou?
Can you deliver both tickets together to hotel in Guangzhou?
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Dec. 09, 2019 16:15

Thank you for your message.

You can collect tickets for both trips together at station in Guangzhou as long as offer both pick up numbers and all passengers passports. We can also delivery paper tickets in one go to your hotel in Guangzhou. You can use delivered paper tickets to take trains.
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