How to Travel from Beijing to Guangzhou

Beijing to Guangzhou distance is as long as 2,200 kilometers (1367 miles) in total. The best and fastest way to travel from Beijing to Guangzhou is to take flights. In addition, passengers can choose other transportation tools like Beijing to Guangzhou trains. And based on the long distance and other aspects, Beijing to Guangzhou bus takes a long time in low safety, so it’s not recommended to take.

How to Travel from Beijing to Guangzhou

1. Fastest Way: Beijing to Guangzhou Flight: 3.5H, CNY 500 – 2,000

With the flying distance of 2,000 kilometers (1,243 miles), there are more than 30 Beijing to Guangzhou flights available daily from 06:30 – 21:30, departing from Beijing Capital International Airport and Beijing Daxing International Airport to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport.

It costs CNY 2,100 for full economy class seat and CNY 8,400 for full first class eat, but it usually provides a fluctuating discount depending on the sale date, and it will be relatively cheap to book the ticket in advance.

How to Buy Cheap Flight from Beijing to Guangzhou?

If you want to purchase cheap Beijing to Guangzhou flight ticket, it’s recommended to choose low-cost airlines like Spring Airlines with a high discount usually. Or you are advised to book the ticket one month earlier. It is advised to avoid travel peak seasons and public Chinese holidays like National Day holiday, Spring Festival, Labor Day and others when ticket price generally skyrockets.

2. Beijing to Guangzhou Daytime Bullet Trains: 8 - 10H, CNY862 for second class seat

5 Beijing to Guangzhou daytime G trains are in service every day, serving from 07:27 to 13:07. They all depart from Beijing West Railway Station to Guangzhou South Railway Station. The ticket price is CNY 862 for second class seat, CNY 1,380 for first class seat, and CNY 2,724 for business class seat.

Train Dep. - Arr. Travel Time
G71 07:26 – 17:22 9H56M
G79 10:00 – 18:05 8H5M
G65 10:33 – 20:34 9H51M
G67 12:13 – 22:21 10H8M
G69 13:07 – 22:31 9H24M

3. Beijing to Guangzhou Overnight Bullet Trains: 10 - 10.5H, CNY1,450 for soft sleeper

5 D types are Beijing to Guangzhou overnight trains only available from Friday to Monday every week. They all departing from Beijing West Railway Station to Guangzhou South Railway Station. And free dinner is offered. Ticket price is CNY 709 for second class seat and CNY 1,290 – 1,450 for soft sleeper.

Train Dep. - Arr. Travel Time
D901 20:10 – 06:28 +1 10H18M
D903 20:15 – 06:33 +1
D927 20:25 – 06:48 +1 10H23M
D921 20:30 – 06:53 +1
D923 20:35 – 06:43 +1 10H8M

4. Beijing to Guangzhou Normal Overnight Train: 21.5 hours, CNY 456 for hard sleeper

4 Beijing to Guangzhou normal speed trains are running every day and departing from Beijing West Railway Station. And it’s recommended to take Z35 or Z97 for saving daytime for traveling and one-night expense.

Train Dep. Arr. Duration Price (CNY)
Z35 11:49 09:16 +1
21H27M  Soft sleeper: 795
Hard Sleeper: 456
Hard Seat: 251
Z97 12:40 10:04 +1
Guangzhou East
21H24M Soft Sleeper: 784
Hard Sleeper: 456
Hard Seat: 251


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- Last updated on Apr. 08, 2021 -
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