Zhongshan is not a large city and its external communication depends heavily on its well developed system of highways, complemented by water transport. Three important freeways pass through the city, connecting it to several other metropolises and prosperous cities in China. In addition, the city's road network has been extended to a number of cities on the Pearl River Delta.
Starting Place: CAN
Departure location: A and B airport lounge of CAN
Departure times: Once an hour from 8:50 am to 7:50 pm at the A lounge; Once an hour from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm at the B lounges.
Starting Place: Zhongshan
Departure location: Seasons View Executive Hotel, No.93, Dongyu Road, Eastern District. (Take bus 1, 6, 9, or 12 to get to the hotel)
Departure times: Once an hour from 6:00 am to 10:00 am as well as from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm
Tip: We recommend leaving at least two and a half hours before your plane is scheduled to depart.
Along the route, there are 8 stations in the city: Nantou, Xiaolan, Dongsheng, Zhongshan North, Zhongshan, Nanlang, Cuiheng (unused) and Guzhen. Xiaolan Station is located between the 105 National Highway and South Min’an Road at Xiaolan Town. It is the biggest junction on Guangzhu Intercity MRT. Every day, 43 bullet trains leave Guangzhou South for Xiaolan, and vice versa. Those trains operate from Guangzhou South between 06:45 and 22:40 and at Xiaolan Station from 07:26 to 23:23. The journey takes 23 to 29 minutes and costs CNY 35 for a first class seat and CNY 25 for a second class seat.
Dongsheng Station lies in Zhaolong Village at Dongsheng Town. There are 5 scheduled bullet trains running between Dongsheng Station and Guangzhou South. The trains leave Guangzhou South at 08:15, 10:35, 13:20, 15:05 and 17:55, and depart Dongsheng at 10:41, 13:36, 19:01, 12:26 and 16:21. The duration is about 30 minutes and the fare is CNY 40 for a first class seat and CNY 30 for a second class seat.
Zhongshan Railway Station is located in the Torch Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone and the North Railway Station is located between the north part of Shiqi District in the city center and the port area. Passengers to Shiqi District, West District, South District and the Port District should get off at the North Station, while those going to the East District, Wuguishan District and the industrial development zone should get off at this station.
6 bullet trains run daily between Guangzhou South and City Station. The trains depart at 07:55, 10:35, 13:20, 15:05, 17:20 and 19:10 from Guangzhou South and leave at 09:06, 12:11, 13:21, 15:31, 18:06 and 19:31 from Zhongshan. The journey time is about 40 minutes, while the price is CNY 50 for a first class seat and CNY 40 for a second class seat. There are about 25 bullet trains running daily between Guangzhou South and Zhongshan North. The trains operate from 07:00 to 22:40 at Guangzhou South and 07:32 to 23:42 at Zhongshan North. It takes 29 to 40 minutes and costs CNY 50 for a first class seat and CNY 40 for a second class seat.
Due to the operation of Hong Kong – Guangzhou high speed railway after September of 2018, passengers can take a bullet train to travel between Hong Kong and Zhongshan by transferring in Guangzhou.
In addition, buses to Hong Kong along Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge are in service. The pick-up points include Sheraton Hotel, King Century Hotel, Crowne Plaza Hotel, and Zhongshan Ancient Town Guomao Hotel.
From Hong Kong
Hong Kong China Ferry Terminal: 08:10, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00, 20:00
Hong Kong International Airport: 09:35, 15:40, 20:10
To Hong Kong
Hong Kong China Ferry Terminal : 08:00, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00, 20:00
Hong Kong International Airport: 10:30, 17:00
City Port supplies visitors with two free buses passes. You can use them according to your travel itinerary. Make sure that you keep your voyages ticket for it will be required when you make reservations using your free bus passes. The free bus schedule is as follows:
Port→Xiao Lan: via Dong Sheng Yue Hua Hotel, Xiao Lan Hotel, Travel Hotel and Jucheng Hotel at: 10:10, 11:00, 12:30, 15:00, 16:30, 18:00, 20:00, 22:00 and 21:00 (Fridays only)
Port→Agile Garden: at 09:50, 10:20, 11:00, 12:30, 15:00, 16:30, 18:00, 20:00, 22:00 and 21:00 (Fridays only)
1.Arrive at the port 30 minutes before departure.
2. If you plan to go to the Hong Kong International Airport, make sure that you bring valid tickets, passports and visas.
For example, Bus No.2 passes Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall. Bus 089, 087, 212, K16, and Zhongshan 12 get to the Tourism Area of Sun Yat-sen's Hometown. Bus No.33 can help you get to the beautiful water town in Minzhong Town. As for the highly praised green cascade of the Yangtze River, you can get Bus No.6 and off the bus at the stop of Changjiang Leyuan. Spring and gulf course are easy of access. Bus No.11 A and B, intercity bus can take you to Zhuhai straight from the city center.
There are city buses to Shenzhen Airport too. They can be found in the terminal building in downtown area built by Shenzhen Airport. It makes people much easier to get to the airport.
|The first 2 kilometers (1.2 miles)||CNY7||CNY7|
|Between 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) and 10 kilometers (6.2 miles)||Daytime||CNY2.48 per kilometer (0.6 mile)||CNY2.2 per kilometer (0.6 mile)|
|Night (22:00 – 05:00 the next day)||CNY3 per kilometer (0.6 mile)||CNY2.64 per kilometer (0.6 mile)|
|Beyond 10 kilometers (6.2 miles)||Daytime||CNY2.6 per kilometer (0.6 mile)|
|Night (22:00 – 05:00 the next day)||CNY3.12 per kilometer (0.6 mile)|
Further Reading: How to Travel between Hong Kong and Zhongshan