Guangzhou Long-Distance Bus

Guangzhou-Hong Kong Bus
Guangzhou-Hong Kong Bus

Expressways have been built linking various cities and in the downtown area of Guangzhou, viaducts, a tunnel under the river, and so on, have been constructed. At present, there are 15 bus stations, operating frequent buses to and from the cities in and around Guangdong Province. Among them, the Provincial Bus Station and Guangzhou Passenger Station provide more bus routes. Besides, Fangcun Bus Station, Tianhe Bus Station and Yuexiu South Bus Station are also frequented by passengers. Especially, Yuexiu South Bus Station boasts the bus routes to reach Hong Kong and Macau. Here lists the information of the bus stations that passengers often use for your reference:

Provincial Bus Station

 Location: No.145-149, Huanshi Xi Lu
 Bus routes: 254, 805, 823, 31, 7, 225, 46, 175, 20, Night14, Night15
With a history of more than 30 years, this station is one of the largest transportation hubs in south China. Presently, it provides a great number of bus lines to cities in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Guizhou, Hunan, Henan, Jiangxi, Shanxi and Jiangsu.

To: Departure Time Frequency Ticket Fare
Dongguan 06:15-19:55 15 minutes CNY30
Shenzhen 06:10-23:00 25 minutes CNY65
Zhongshan 06:30-21:30 25 minutes CNY46
Foshan 06:40-23:00 20 minutes CNY14
Zhuhai 06:30-21:00 20 minutes CNY65
Jiangmen 06:20-22:00 20 minutes CNY44
Chaozhou 09:20; 15:20 ----- CNY160
Shantou 06:30-22:00 14 buses CNY150
Zhaoqing 06:30-21:00 25 CNY46

Guangzhou Passenger Transport Station

 Location: No.158, Huanshi Xi Lu, Yuexiu District
 Bus routes: 7, 225, 290, 545, 530, 256, 228, 30, 543, 34, 238, Night15
At present, this station provides more than 100 bus routes, which mainly go to the cities in Pearl River Delta and Hainan, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi, Fujian, Zhejiang, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Hubei and Guizhou. During a day, over 2300 buses start from there. 
To Departure Time Ticket Fare
Shenzhen Bao'an 06:00-20:00 every 20 minutes CNY55
Luohu 06:00-22:00 every 20 minutes CNY60
Dongguan Qingxi Town 05:50-22:30 every 40 minutes CNY50
Chang'an Town 06:30-19:20 every 30 minutes CNY48
Dongguan Bus Terminal 05:50-20:00 every 20 minutes CNY30
Shipai Town 06:00-19:30 every 40 minutes CNY40
Zhuhai Gongbei 05:30-22:00 every 15 minutes CNY60
Foshan Shiwan 05:30-22:30 every 30 minutes CNY17
Foshan Bus Station 06:15-20:30 every 15 minutes CNY15

Tianhe Bus Station

 Location: No.633, Yanling Lu
 Bus Inquiry Number: 020-37090062
 Complaints Number: 020-37085070
 Bus routes: 65, 126, 235, 290, 564, 236, 252, 257, 297, 534, 535, 135, 84, 28, 39, 54, 884, 46
It operates the routes to the Pearl River Delta areas, the west and the north of Guangdong. Also it offers buses to other provinces, such as Fujian, Zhejiang and Macau. It boasts more than 100 interprovince routes and 90 routes to the cities inside Guangdong. Guangzhou Subway Line 3 connects to the station directly. It is also not far from the East Railway Station. Those passengers who go to Macau need to go through the entry formalities at this station.

 To Macau
Departure Time: 07:40, 08:10, 08:55, 09:40, 10:10, 11:25, 11:55, 13:10, 13:40,14:40, 15:40, 16:55, 18:20, 19:00, 20:20
Ticket Fare: CNY70/71

Tianhe Bus Station
Tianhe Bus Station
Guangzhou Tianhe Bus Station
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Fangcun Bus Station

 Location: No.251 Huadi Dadao (Central)
 Bus routes: 181, 219, 552, 556, Night26
It mainly operates the routes to go to the south and west of the Pearl River Delta, and Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, Hubei, Fujian, Jiangxi, Shanghai and Guizhou. 1250 buses depart there each day. The station provides special tour buses as well as various services of tourism. At present, there are ten tour bus lines, such as Panyu Lianhua Mountain Tour Bus Line and Foshan Ancestral Temple Tour Bus Line. 

 Hereunder is the information of part tour buses for your reference: 

To Departure Time Frequency Ticket Fare
Ancestors' Temple 07:55-17:32 9 buses in a day CNY14
Lianhua Mountain 06:20-21:00 15 minutes CNY10
Seven Star Cliff 07:05-20:55 20 minutes CNY30
Guilin 19:30 -- CNY120
Wuyi Mountain 14:00 -- CNY300

Yuexiu South Bus Station

 Location: at the crossing of Yuexiu Nan Lu and Dongyuan Heng Lu, Yuexiu District
 Bus routes: 7, 11, 12, 16, 35, 36, 54, 61, 65, 80, 101, 104, 125, 182, 184, 194, 264, 519, 541, Night 12, Night 16, Night 39
Located on the Yuexiu Nan Lu, it can be reached by more than 20 city bus routes. Being a state-owned coach bus station with a history of more than 50 years, it mainly operates the routes to the cities inside Guangdong Province and many other provinces like Jiangxi, Jiangsu and Guangxi. Now, it has opened the high-speed through bus routes to Hong Kong, Macau, Shenzhen, Zhuhai and Zhongshan. It is estimated that Yuexiu South Bus Station will be developed to be an important transportation hub for the buses to reach Hong Kong and Macau.

 To Hong Kong
Departure Time: 08:00, 16:00
Ticket Fare: CNY80
Stopover: Metropark Hotel Mong Kok, Shun Tak Centre Sheung Wan, Central Harbour Government Building, Wan Chai Subway Station, Ocean Park

 To Macau
Departure Time: 07:10 – 19:50 every 30 minutes
Stopover: Gongbei Qiguan Bus Station
Ticket Fare: CNY70
Those passengers who go to Hong Kong or Macau need to go through entry formalities at Yuexiu South Bus Station.

Guangyuan Bus Station

 Location: No. 283, Guangyuan Zhong Lu
 Bus Routes: 24, 36, 46, 60, 175, 179, 181, 189, 241, 257, 273, 298, 540
It is situated at the junction of 'Guangzhou – Shenzhen' Expressway, 'Guangzhou – Foshan' Expressway, Baiyun Dadao and Guangyuan Lu. It mainly offers buses to go to Shenzhen and Dongguan. Additionally, it provides passenger transport services to go to the west and the north of Guangdong Province.

 Tips for ticket purchase:
1. The bus stations in the city sell tickets in cooperation and you can purchase the ticket you want at any of them.
2. When the Spring Festival and other national holidays are coming, most of the bus stations sell tickets in advance. But how many days in advance the tickets are sold are not the same. You'd better inquiry the bus station in person as early as possible. Usually, the tickets for interprovince routes can be purchased in advance of 8 days, while the tickets for the inner Guangdong routes are sold in advance of 3 to 5 days. For example, Fangcun Bus Station can sell tickets 6 days in advance; Guangyuan Bus Station start to sell 5 days in advance; Yuexiu South Bus Station sell tickets 4 to 5 days in advance.

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