Dalian Transportation

How to Travel Between Dalian and Guangzhou

The Guangzhou Dalian distance is about 3,000 kilometers (1,860 miles). There are two direct ways to travel between the two cities: flight and normal speed train. Considering the long distance, the best and most convenient way is by air, which needs 2-4 hours and CNY300-500 for economy class tickets. Only one daily normal speed train is in operation between Dalian and Guangzhou, spending CNY585 for hard sleeper and over 37.5 hours.

It is noted that there is no direct high speed train running between the two cities. If you prefer traveling by it, a transfer in Beijing is recommended.
 
How to Travel Between Dalian and Guangzhou

How to Travel from Dalian to Guangzhou

1. Dalian to Guangzhou Flight: about 2-4 hours, CNY500 to CNY5,480

By air is the best and fastest way to travel from Dalian to Guangzhou. 7 direct flights fly from Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport daily from 07:25 to 14:40. The journey takes 2 to 4 hours. You can enjoy 20% to 30% discount if you buy tickets online in advance.

Ticket Fare:
Economy Class: CNY500 to CNY2,190; Business Class: CNY1,500 to CNY5,480
 

2. Overnight Normal Speed Train: about 37.5 hours, CNY323 to CNY997

Only one normal speed train departs from Dalian Railway Station and arrives at Guangzhou Railway Station every day, taking 37.5 hours. This is a choice for budget travelers who don’t have tight schedule but want to save some travel expense and it is better book a sleeper ticket for a comfortable trip.

Train Dep.  Arr.  Duration
T369     15:32  05:15+2  37h 45min


Ticket Fare:
Hard Seat: CNY323; Hard Sleeper: CNY585; Soft Sleeper: CNY997
 

3. Dalian to Beijing to Guangzhou High Speed Train: 16-18.5h, CNY978-4,004

→ Dalian to Beijing High Speed Train: 5-6.5h, CNY261 to CNY402.5 for 2nd Class Seat

Dalian North Railway operates 8 daily high speed trains to Beijing Railway Station or Beijing South Railway Station. The departure time is during 09:21 to 17:07. 5 to 6.5 hours and CNY261-1,272 are needed.

Ticket Fare:
To Beijing South Railway Station: Second Class Seat: CNY402.5; First Class Seat: CNY658.5; Business Class Seat: CNY1,272
To Beijing Railway Station: Second Class Seat: CNY261; First Class Seat: CNY417
 

a.    From Beijing Railway Station to Beijing West Railway Station: 35min, CNY4
First you need to walk west for about 900 meters to Chongwenmen Subway Station. Then take subway line 5 and transfer to line 7 at Ciqikou Station to get there. It spends CNY3 and 35 minutes.

b.    From Beijing South Railway Station to Beijing West Railway Station: about 0.5h, CNY4
Upon your arrival at the Beijing South Railway Station, you can take subway line 4 to Caishikou and then transfer to line 7 and get off at West Railway Station. About 0.5h and CNY4 are needed.
 

→ Beijing to Guangzhou High Speed Train: 9.5-10.5h, CNY709-862 for 2nd Class Seat

Every day, 5 high speed trains depart from Beijing West Railway Station to Guangzhou South Railway Station during 07:26 to 13:07, so all trains have left when you arrive from Dalian and you need to stay one night in Beijing.

There are 3 additional overnight high speed trains from Beijing West Railway Station to Guangzhou South Railway Station every Friday to next Monday, departing after 20:00. If you happen to arrive in Beijing on Friday to Monday, you can take these overnight high speed trains to Guangzhou without staying overnight in Beijing.

Ticket Fare:
Second Class Seat: CNY709 to CNY862; First Class Seat: CNY1,380; Business Class Seat: CNY2,724; Sleeper: CNY880

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How to Travel from Guangzhou to Dalian

1. Guangzhou to Dalian Flight: about 3-3.5 hours, CNY300 to CNY5,480

There are 7 direct flights from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport per day. The first flight takes off at 07:30 and the last one departs at 19:25. The travel time lasts 3 to 3.5 hours and the discounted economy class ticket costs only CNY300 in low-season.
 
Ticket Fare:
Economy Class: CNY300 to CNY2,190; Business Class: CNY1,640 to CNY5,480
 

2. Overnight Normal Speed Train: about 41 hours, CNY323 to CNY997

From Guangzhou to Dalian, one normal speed train is running every day. The departure station is Guangzhou Railway Station and arrival station is Dalian Railway Station. The whole trip takes about 41 hours. The hard sleeper ticket costs CNY585.

Train   Dep.   Arr.  Duration
T370  13:18   06:07+2  40h 49min

Ticket Fare:
Hard Seat: CNY323; Hard Sleeper: CNY585; Soft Sleeper: CNY997
 

3. Guangzhou to Beijing to Dalian High Speed Train: 14.5-18.5h, CNY978-4,004

→ Guangzhou to Beijing High Speed Train: 8-11h, CNY709-862 for 2nd Class Seat

There are 7 high speed trains departing from Guangzhou South Railway Station to Beijing West Railway Station from 07:47 to 12:50 during Tuesday to Thursday. And 6 more trains whose departure time is 20:05 to 20:30 are scheduled from Friday to next Monday. Their duration is 8 to 11 hours.

Ticket Fare:
Second Class Seat: CNY709 to CNY862; First Class Seat: CNY1,380; Business Class Seat: CNY2,724; Sleeper: CNY880-1,000
 

→ Transfer to the Connective Railway Station

After arriving at Beijing West Railway Station, you should go to Beijing South Railway Station or Beijing Railway Station to connect the later half journey. One thing to note is that, if you arrive by daytime train to Beijing, the trains to Dalian have all left and you need to spend one night in Beijing. If you do not want to stay one night in Beijing, you’d better take the overnight sleeper train to arrive in Beijing early.

a.    Beijing West Railway Station to Beijing Railway Station: 30min, CNY4
After getting off the train, you can take subway line 7 and transfer to line 4 at Ciqikou. Then get off at Xuanwumen to take line 2 to Beijing Railway Station.

b.    Beijing West Railway Station to Beijing South Railway Station: 20 min, CNY4
Take subway line 7 and transfer to line 4 at Caishikou to Beijing South Railway Station.

→ Beijing to Dalian High Speed Train: 5-6h, CNY261-402.5 for 2nd Class Seat

8 Beijing to Dalian high speed trains are available every day. 2 trains are operated by Beijing South Railway and the departure time is 08:25 and 15:40. The rest trains set off from Beijing Railway Station during 06:55 to 15:46. The travel time lasts 5 to 6 hours.

Ticket Fare:
From Beijing South Railway Station: Business Class Seat: CNY1,272; First Class Seat: CNY658.5; Second Class Seat: CNY402.5
From Beijing Railway Station: Second Class Seat: CNY261; First Class Seat: CNY417
 

How to Get from Dalian to Guangzhou Canton Tower

→ At first, take a direct flight to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport.
→ Then take Metro Line 3 North Branch to Tiyu West Road.
→ After that, transfer to Metro Line 3 to Canton Tower

- Last modified on Feb. 03, 2021 -
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