Foshan Transportation -- Getting There
Foshan Railway Station is located at No.1, Wenchang Road. The city is connected with the national railway network via the Guangzhou-Zhanjiang Railway. Several trains stop here on their way to many large and medium sized cities such as Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming, Chongqing and Nanning.
Each day, about 80 pairs of high speed trains run between Guangzhou and Foshan. A second class ticket costs CNY 12. The whole journey only takes around 20 minutes.
The train Z804 departs from Hong Kong Hung Hom at 10:52 and arrives at the city about 13:50 every day. While, the train Z806 leaves at about 16:10 and arrives at Hung Hom Station, Hong Kong at about 18:31. The train fare is HKD230 / adult and HKD115 / child. Besides, Hong Kong has been connected with the mainland China by bullet train and passengers can travel by Hong Kong - Foshan high speed train with a transfer in Guangzhou or Shenzhen.
Since the sixth large scale speedup of the national railway system, passengers to Sanya do not need to transfer from Guangzhou any more. Two trains a day from Beijing and Changchun to Sanya make a stop here.
With the operation of Guangzhou-Zhuhai Intercity High Speed Train (known as the Guangzhu Intercity MRT), linking Guangzhou South Railway Station and Zhuhai Station, the duration by train from Guangzhou to Shunde District is reduced to 8 minutes. There are 5 main stations in the Shunde District along the Guangzhu Intercity MRT – Bijiang, Beijiao, Shunde, Shunde College and Ronggui. Each day around 60 bullet trains run between Guangzhou South and Shunde. The ticket price is CNY 15 for the first class seat and CNY 10 for the second class seat.
1. Local Railway Station: bus nos. 101, 103, 104, 105, 107, 110, 111, 112, 115, 116, 121, 122, 124, 126, 127, 128, 130, 131, 133, 134, 138,156, 159, 201, 208, 238, 258, 259, 280, Tourist Bus (1, 2, 3, 4)
2. Bijiang Station: bus nos. 331, 332, 335A
3. Beijiao Station: bus nos. 331, 931
4. Shunde Station: bus nos. 314, 370, 910, 349, 915, 916, 908, 368
5. Shunde College Station: bus nos. 320, 323
6. Ronggui Station: bus nos. 323, 320
1. You can take bus 115, 116 or 122 from the local railway station to Shadi Airport.
2. The taxi fare is around CNY 20 from the railway station to the airport.
3. Bus 101, 138, 134, 127, 122 or 116 can take you from the railway station to Hongyun Bus Station.
See also West Railway Station, Foshan Train Schedule
City Long-distance Bus Station (Hongyun Long-distance Bus Station)
This station is the main terminal for bus service. It operates inter-province lines to many cities in Hunan, Jiangxi, Hainan, Fujian, Zhejiang, and Henan provinces. Bus lines to most cities in Guangdong Province are also available. Buses to Guangzhou, Dongguan, Zhuhai and Shenzhen depart every 15 to 40 minutes.
Address: Fenjiangzhong Lu, Chancheng District
Service Time: 06:00-20:50
Bus Route: 1, 2, 2B, 3, 7, 10, 11, 12, 16, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 30, 104
Zumiao Long-distance Bus Station
Zumiao Long-distance Bus Station is one of the most importance long-distance bus stations. It mainly offers bus to Guangdong Provincial Bus Station next to Guangzhou Railway Station and Guangzhou Zhongshanba Lu Long-distance Bus Station.
Address: 2, Chengmentu Lu, Chancheng District
Service Time: 05:30-22:00
Bus Route: 1, 2, 2B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 34, 137
Oriental Square Long-distance Bus Station
Oriental Square Long-distance Bus Station mainly provides long-distance buses to Guanyao, Pingzhou, Fangcun and Guangzhou Jiaokou Long-distance Bus Station.
Address: 87, Jinhuadong Lu, Chancheng District
Service Time: 06:30-19:00
Bus Route: 13, 19, 31
Shunde Long-distance Bus Station
Shunde Long-distance Bus Station is a large long-distance bus station which serves bus lines to many provinces, such as Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian, Hubei, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Henan, Zhejiang, Hong Kong, Macau and others.
Address: Nanguozhong Lu, Shunde District
Service Time: 05:50-20:30
Bus Route: Bus of Chancheng-Daliang, Shunde
To/ From Hong Kong
You can take cross-border coaches to Hong Kong from Hotel Fortuna, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Chancheng Hotel or Debao Hotel. The coach journey is about 3.5 hours. It costs about HKD80-100.
To/ From Macau
From the No.31, North of Foshan Avenue where the Foshan Tourist Corporation is located, visitors can take two hours and a half to reach Macau leaving at 07:30 for HKD70.
Address: Yanjiang Road, Gaoming District
Bus routes: 236, 251
Gaoming Port – Hong Kong
Departure time from Hong Kong (Tsim Sha Tsui): 08:20
Departure time from Gaoming Port: 15:30
Ship Passage: HKD180-200 (CNY176-196)
Voyage Duration: About 2 hours
Address: Desheng Dong Road, Shunde District
Departure time from Hong Kong: 07:40, 08:30, 13:30, 15:20;
Departure time from Shunde: 09:40, 10:50, 15:50, 17:30
Ship Passage: HKD153 (CNY150)
Voyage Duration: Two hours
Address: No.1, Yong'an Road, Nanhai District
Bus Routes: 108, 115, 120
Pingzhou – Hong Kong
Departure time from Hong Kong: 07:00, 13:30
Departure time from Pingzhou Port: 09:45, 16:00
Ship Passage: HKD143 (CNY140)
Voyage Duration: About two and a half hours
Pingzhou – Guangzhou
Departure time: 07:40-17:40 (only operating on weekends and departing every forty minutes, 15 liners a day)
Ship Passage: CNY8
Voyage Duration: About thirty minutes
Pingzhou – Wuzhou
Departure time: 18:00
Ship Passage: CNY48
Voyage Duration: 16 hours
At the passenger terminal in T2 or the Gate A5 - A6, B11 - B13 in T1, take the bus to Shunde departing from 07:30am to 01:30am. The spacing interval is about 30 minutes and the ticket price is about CNY41 per person.
how long is the bus ride? Is it possible to complete Xiqiao mountain and Zumiao/renshou temples in 1 day? On average, how long are the tourist bus rides between attractions?