Hong Kong Train
Passengers should be at the station 45 minutes before scheduled departure time for exit formalities. The boarding gates close 10 minutes prior to departure. The bus nos.11K, 11X, 21, 260A, 260X, 81C, 87D, N216, N241, N271 and N281 all go here. Alternatively one can take the East Rail Line or a taxi to get here.
A high speed railway line, reaching Guangzhou via Shenzhen is soon to be opened in the third quarter of 2018. By then, it will take only about 14 minutes from Hong Kong to Shenzhen, and 45 minutes to Guangzhou by high speed train. Some of the high speed trains are planned to go further to Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guilin, Kunming, Xiamen, Fuzhou and several other cities in the mainland. All of them will be operated in West Kowloon Railway Station which will also be open in the third quarter of 2018.
Trains from Hong Kong to:
Through Train Schedule
1. Z98 and Z100 are available every other day.
2. For passengers traveling between Guangzhou and HK during the Canton Fair, please book the tickets as early as possible, as they will be under great demand.
How to Buy a Ticket
Ticket Offices and Agents
|MTR Sales Offices||Opening Hours||Booking Cut-off Time before Departure|
|Northbound Route||Southbound Route|
|East Rail Line Hung Hom Station||06:30 - 20:05||20 minutes||6 hours for Guangdong Line; |
5 days for Beijing/Shanghai Line
|East Rail Line Mong Kok East, Kowloon Tong and Shatin Stations||07:00 - 19:00||1 hour|
|Island Line Admiralty Station||08:00 - 19:30||1 hour|
|Light Rail Customer Service Centers at Tuen Mun Ferry Pier and Tin Yat Stop||07:00 - 19:00||2 hours|
|China Railway(HK) Holdings Ltd.||(852) 2732 1883|
|China Travel Service (H.K.) Ltd. (Branch Offices)||(852) 2851 1700|
|Farrington American Express Travel Services||(852) 2808 2828|
|Gray Line Tours of Hong Kong (Branch Offices)||(852) 2723 5445|
|GZTC International Tour Co. Ltd.||(852) 2139 2155|
|Hua Min Tourism Company Ltd.||(852) 3106 6777|
|HYFCO Travel Agency Ltd.||(852) 2882 8193|
|JTB (Hong Kong) Ltd.||(852) 2734 9288|
|Norray Travel Company Ltd.||(852) 2739 3398|
|Swire Travel Ltd.||(852) 2579 6688|
|Westminster Travel Ltd.||(852) 2369 5051|
|Jebsen Travel Ltd.||(852) 3180 3240|
|Xin Jing Travel Services Ltd.||(852) 2334 7351|
Ticket Change and Refund
A request for refund of a northbound ticket must be made at least 2 hours before departure and a request for a change must be made at least 30 minutes before departure. A request for a change or refund for a southbound Guangdong ticket must be made at least 6 hours prior to departure and for a southbound Beijing/Shanghai ticket it must be at least 2 days prior. There is a service charge for refunds.