How to Travel from Shenzhen to Guangzhou
Shenzhen to Guangzhou distance is about 150 kilometers (93 miles) in total. The best travel method is to take Shenzhen to Guangzhou high speed train. And now, there are more than 220 bullet trains running from Shenzhen to Guangzhou every day. Normal speed train also serve. Passengers can also take Shenzhen to Guangzhou long-distance bus or take a taxi. No direct Shenzhen to Guangzhou ferry is operated. From Shenzhen to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, passengers can take buses and Airport Express.
1. Shenzhen to Guangzhou High Speed Train: 0.5 – 1.5 hours, CNY 74.5 – 82
Over 220 high speed trains are operated from Shenzhen / Shenzhen East / Shenzhen North / Shenzhen West / Shenzhen Futian from 06:12 – 23:13.
Ticket Fare: CNY 74.5 – 82 for second class seat, CNY 99.5 – 108, CNY 199.5 – 215 for business class seat
2. Shenzhen to Guangzhou Normal Speed Train: 1.5 – 2.5 hours, CNY 21.5 – 65.5
Over 20 normal speed trains departing from Shenzhen Railway Station, Shenzhen West Railway Station, or Shenzhen East Railway Station serve passengers from 08:10 – 21:54.
Ticket Fare: CNY 21.5 – 65.5 for hard seat, CNY 77.5 – 188.5 for first class seat, CNY 92.5 – 263.5 for soft sleeper
Which Station to Choose:
There are five main railway stations in Shenzhen:
Shenzhen Railway Station: in Luohu District, next to Luohu Port, an important customs port to Hong Kong;
Shenzhen East Railway Station: in Longgang District;
Shenzhen West Railway Station: in Nanshan District;
Shenzhen North Railway Station: in Bao’an District;
Shenzhen Futian Railway Station: in Futian District
Passengers should choose station according to the hotel location or standing points. For example, one can choose Shenzhen North Railway Station if the hotel is in Baoan District, and Shenzhen Railway Station will be the best choice when the destination is Hong Kong. Passengers departing from Shenzhen West Railway Station in Nanshan District can only take Shenzhen to Guangzhou normal speed trains. If visitors are not very clear about the location, they can use mobile map Apps or ask the hotel reception.
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3. Shenzhen to Guangzhou Bus: 2.5 – 3 hours, CNY 60 – 100
About 80 long-distance Shenzhen to Guangzhou buses departing from bus stations including Shajing, Longhua and Shenzhen bus stations from 05:30 to 19:30. In addition, there are more than 450 buses from other bus stations in Shenzhen, so passengers traveling from Shenzhen to Guangzhou can easily take a bus.
4. Taking a Taxi: 2.5 – 3 hours, CNY 500 – 600
Although it’s convenient to take a taxi from Shenzhen to Guangzhou, the cost is relatively high. You can choose it if you prefer a more convenient way or want to start off at any time or any places.
How to Travel from Shenzhen to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
The most convenient method from Shenzhen to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is to take a bus and Air Express which takes 3 - 4 hours and CNY 97.5.
→ Take a Bus to Yinhu Bus Station at Shenzhen: 30 minutes, CNY 2
→ Take Airport Express at Yinhu Bus Station: 3 hours, CNY 95: 06:00 – 18:00, every 60 – 70min
Also read: How to Travel from Guangzhou to Shenzhen