How to Travel Between Hong Kong and Foshan

The distance between Hong Kong and Foshan is about 180 km (110 mi). The fastest way to travel between is by high speed train, taking about 1.5 hours and CNY 225 for a second class seat ticket. Long-distance buses are also recommended; they have more departure and arrival stops for passengers’ choice; travel time is about 2.5h. Besides, ferries also serve on a daily basis.
 
How to Travel Between Hong Kong and Foshan
 

How to Travel from Hong Kong to Foshan

 

1. Fastest Way: Hong Kong - Foshan High Speed Train: 1.5h, CNY225

From Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station to Foshan West Railway Station: 2 high speed trains at 15:33 and 20:21
Ticket Fare: CNY 675 for Business Class, CNY 360 for First Class, CNY 225 for Second Class

It takes 5-10 minutes for the customs formality in Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station. It is advised to arrive at the station at least 1 hour earlier than the departure time.

 

2. Second Choice: Long-distance Bus: 2.5h, Over CNY100

There are many departure stations in Hong Kong and arrival stations in Foshan. Below is the timetable of frequently used ones.

Departure Station Arrival Station Departure Time Ticket Fare
Kowloon Tong Crowne Plaza 07:40, 08:40, 12:40, 13:40, 14:40, 16:40, 17:40, 18:40 CNY 110
Tsim Sha Tsui K11 Art Mall Nanhai Wanke Square 13:30 – 19:30 CNY 110
HK International Airport Jiazhou Square 08:40, 13:50, 14:50, 16:50, 17:50, 18:50, 19:50 CNY 230-250
MOKO, Mong Kok Crowne Plaza 16:45, 17:45, 18:45, 19:15 CNY 110
Time Square, Causeway Bay Fortuna Hotel 17:40 CNY 120
Disneyland Crowne Plaza 19:15 CNY 120
Tuen Mun Nanhai Wanke Square 13:30, 14:30, 19:30 CNY 110
Ngong Ping 360 Nanhai Wanke Square 18:45 CNY 120

Notes:
1. The above timetable is for reference only.
2. Passengers need to get off the bus to clear the customs at the port, which takes about half an hour when waiting in the queue.
 

3. Hong Kong to Foshan Ferry: 2h, CNY 190

From China Hong Kong City Terminal to Shunde Port: 4 ferries at 08:30, 11:00, 15:00, 18:00
Ticket Fare: CNY 235 for VIP Class, CNY 215 for First Class, CNY 190 for Second Class

From Shunde Port, passengers need to take city bus to get to downtown Foshan, taking about 1.5-2 hours. A taxi ride takes about an hour and CNY160.
 


 

How to Travel from Foshan to Hong Kong

 

1. Fastest Way: High Speed Train: 1.5h, CNY225

From Foshan West Railway Station to Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station: 2 high speed trains at 08:43 and 13:53
Ticket Fare: CNY 675 for Business Class, CNY 360 for First Class, CNY 225 for Second Class

The customs formality for both sides is handled when arriving at Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station, taking 5-10 minutes.
 

2. Second Choice: Long-distance Bus: 2.5h, Over CNY100

There are other departure and arrival stations. Below is the reference timetable of frequently used ones.

Departure Station Arrival Station Departure Time Ticket Fare
Nanhai Wanke Square Kowloon Tong 07:00, 07:20, 08:05, 08:25, 09:50, 10:50, 13:00, 13:50, 15:00, 17:30 CNY 120
Jiazhou Square Tuen Mun 07:30, 08:00, 15:50 CNY 110
Foshan Fortuna Hotel Hong Kong Disneyland 07:30, 09:00 CNY 120  
Crowne Plaza Foshan HK International Airport 07:00, 07:30, 08:00, 08:30, 09:30, 10:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 16:00, 18:00 CNY 230-250
Foshan Creative Industry Park Tsim Sha Tsui K11 Art Mall 06:30, 07:00 CNY 120 
Huafang Business Hotel Time Square, Causeway Bay 07:10, 15:00 CNY 110
Park Lane Hotel MOKO, Mong Kok 07:40 CNY 110

The customs are cleared at the land port, which takes about half an hour when waiting in the queue.
 

3. Foshan to Hong Kong Ferry: 2h, CNY 175

From Shunde Port to China Hong Kong City Terminal: 4 ferries at 08:30, 11:00, 15:00, 18:00
Ticket Fare: CNY 220 for VIP Class, CNY 200 for First Class, CNY 175 for Second Class

From Foshan, passengers can take city bus to get to Shunde Port to take the Foshan to Hong Kong ferry; but it takes as long as 1.5-2 hours. If by taxi, it takes about an hour and CNY160.
 


 

How to Travel from Hong Kong International Airport to Foshan

 

1. HKIA Intercity Bus: 4h, CNY230-250

The best way is direct long-distance bus from HKIA Ground Transportation Center. The ticket fare is CNY 230-250 per person. The whole trip takes around 4 hours.

To Jiazhou Square: 08:40, 13:50, 14:50, 16:50, 17:50, 18:50, 19:50
To Creative Industry Park: 07:30, 09:00, 13:30, 16:00, 17:00, 18:30, 19:00, 20:30
 

2. Airport Express + High Speed Train: 2.5h, over CNY300

Take Airport Express from HKIA to Kowloon Station first. It takes around 21 minutes. The ticket fare is HKD100 per person. Then walk to West Kowloon Railway Station and take a high speed train to Foshan in 1.5 hours.

- Last modified on Oct. 11, 2019 -
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