How to Travel between Guangzhou and Dongguan

With a distance of around 70 kilometers between Guangzhou and Dongguan, high speed train is the best transportation method for passengers to travel between the two places. It costs CNY 45.5 for second class seat and takes for 0.5 - 1 hour to accomplish a single trip. In addition, there are over 30 pairs of normal speed trains operating between them taking about 1 – 1.5 hours and CNY 12.5 – 31.5. Passengers can also choose to take Guangzhou - Dongguan coach, spending 1.5 – 2.5 hours and CNY 30 - 50. Hailing a taxi or renting a car is very convenient, taking about 1.5 hours and cost CNY 200.
 

How to Travel Between Guangzhou and Dongguan
 

How to Travel from Guangzhou to Dongguan

1. Best Way: Guangzhou to Dongguan High Speed Train: 0.5 - 1 hours, CNY 45.5

From Guangzhou Railway Station / Guangzhou East Railway Station: over 80 departures from 06:00 – 22:40
Price: CNY 45.5 for a second class seat, CNY 50.5 for a first class seat
 

2. Alternative Way: Normal Train: 1 – 1.5 hours, CNY 12.5 – 31.5

From Guangzhou Railway Station / Guangzhou East Railway Station: over 30 trains from 04:08 – 21:10
Price: CNY 12.5 – 31.5 for hard seat, CNY 63.5- 106.5 for hard sleeper, CNY 98.5 – 183.5 for soft sleeper
 

3. Convenient Way: Guangzhou to Dongguan Coach: 1.5 – 2.5 hours, CNY 30 – 50

As for the close distance between Guangzhou and Dongguan, there are many Guangzhou to Dongguan buses shuttling with an interval of around 10 minutes from 06:10 – 22:30. Most of them depart from Guangzhou Passenger Station, Guangzhou Provincial Passenger Station, Conghua Passenger Station and Dongpu Passenger Station.
 

4. Take Taxi: around 1.5 hours, CNY 200

It’s very convenient to hail a taxi to Dongguan in Guangzhou at any place. Hailing Apps such as Didi and Uber are efficient.
 

How to Travel from Dongguan to Guangzhou

1. Best Way: High Speed Train: 0.5 – 1 hour, CNY 45.5

From Changping Railway Station: over 80 departures from 06:48 – 23:16
Price: CNY 45.5 for second class seat and CNY 50.5 for first class seat
 

2. Alternative Train: Normal Train: 1 – 1.5 hours, CNY 12.5 – 31.5

From Dongguan Railway Station / Dongguan East Railway Station: from 03:53 – 22:40
Price: CNY 12.5 – 31.5 for hard seat, CNY 63.5 – 106.5 for hard sleeper, CNY 98.5 – 183.5 for soft sleeper
 

3. Convenient Way: Dongguan to Guangzhou Coach: 1 – 1.5 hours, CNY 30 – 50

From Dongguan Bus Station: 06:10 – 21:00
From Dongguan City Bus Station: 06:00 – 20:30 
From Dongguan Shipai Bus Station: 06:35 – 18:35
From Dongguan Changping Bus Station: 06:30 – 18:30 
From Dongguan Nancheng Passenger Station: 06:00 – 20:20
 

4. Take Taxi: 1.5 – 2 hours, CNY 200

Taking a taxi from Dongguan to Guangzhou is relatively convenient and comfortable for traveling.
 

How to travel from Dongguan to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport (ZGGG)

1. Dongguan to ZGGG Bus:

Dongguan Nancheng to ZGGG Bus: 2 hours, CNY 57, departing at Nancheng Coach Station, 05:30 – 18:30

Dongguan Wanjiang to ZGGG Bus: 1.5 hours, CNY 57, departing at Wanjiang Coach Station, 05:50-17:10 every hour

Dongguan Dalang – ZGGG Bus: 2 hours, CNY 75, departing at Dalang Coach Station, 05:10-18:30 every hour
 

2. High Speed Train + Metro: 1.5 – 2 hours, CNY 52.5 - 54.5

→ Take high speed train from Changping Railway Station to Guangzhou Railway Station: 0.5 – 1 hours, CNY 45.5;
→ Take Metro Line 2 from Guangzhou Railway Station to Jiahewanggang Station: 20m, CNY 4
→ Transfer to Metro Line 3 from Jiahewanggang Station to Airport Southern Station: 20m, CNY 5

→ Take high speed train from Changping Railway Station to Guangzhou East Railway Station: 0.5 – 1h, CNY 45.5;
→ Take Metro Line 3 from Guangzhou East Railway Station to Airport Southern Station: 0.5 hours, CNY 7


Further Reading: How to Travel between Guangzhou Airport and Dongguan

- Last modified on Jul. 27, 2020 -
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