How to Travel from Guangzhou to Hong Kong

The distance from Guangzhou to Hong Kong is about 170 kilometers (106 miles). 50-60 minutes Hong Kong – Guangzhou High Speed Trains, 3-3.5 hours long-distance buses and 1.5-2 hours ferries are popular modes of transportation between the two cities. In addition, there are direct flights from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport (CAN) to Hong Kong Airport (HKIA). 
 
How to Travel from Guangzhou to Hong Kong
 

Best Way: Hong Kong – Guangzhou High Speed Train – 50-60mins., CNY 187/215

Many Hong Kong – Guangzhou High Speed Trains link Guangzhou South Railway Station and Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station directly. 

 From Guangzhou South Railway Station: 06:48 – 21:37

 Train Ticket Price: CNY187/215 for a second class seat, CNY261/ 323/ 344 for a first class seat, and CNY432/ 452/ 645 for a business class seat. 
 

Convenient Alternative: Hong Kong – Guangzhou Through Train – 2 hours, CNY212

 From Guangzhou East Railway Station: 08:19-21:32 

 Train Ticket Price: CNY212 for a first class seat; CNY248 for a VIP class seat
 

Guangzhou to Hong Kong ​Bus: 3-3.5 hours, CNY 100 to 250

Main Departure Stations Schedule
Guangzhou Hotel 06:10 to 17:40 every 30 mins.
Garden Hotel 06:30 to 18:00 every an hour
China Hotel 08:15, 09:50, 12:45, 13:45, 14:45, 16:45, 18:15

More Guangzhou to Hong Kong Bus 

Ferry: 70-110mins., HKD 220/300 or CNY 180/300

1. From Panyu Lianhuashan Port:

To Schedule Ticket Price
China Ferry Terminal 08:40, 10:30, 15:20 VIP Class: HKD 320/adult; HKD 160/child
First Class: HKD 270/adult; HKD 150/child
Standard Class: HKD 220/adult; HKD 130/child
HKIA Skypier 08:20, 12:50, 16:20 VIP Class: HKD 500/adult; HKD 370/child
First Class: HKD 440/adult; HKD 310/child
Standard Class: HKD 380/adult; HKD 250/child

2. From Nansha Passenger Port:

To Schedule Ticket Price
China Ferry Terminal 09:20, 11:10, 16:00, 18:00 VIP Class: HKD 320/adult; HKD 160/child
First Class: HKD 270/adult; HKD 150/child
Standard Class: HKD 220/adult; HKD 130/child
HKIA Skypier 13:00, 17:00 VIP Class: HKD 500/adult; HKD 370/child
First Class: HKD 440/adult; HKD 310/child
Standard Class: HKD 380/adult; HKD 250/child
 

Flight: 1 hour, over CNY1,300

Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Hong Kong Airport: 10:10, 22:20
 

Taxi: 2 hours; CNY 1,500 to 2,000

Guangzhou to Hong Kong by car time takes about 2 hours, and drivers usually don't charge the fee by the meters. Thus tourists are advised to reach an agreement on the taxi fare before getting on.

​How to Get to Guangzhou Haizhu Square from Hong Kong Airport (HKIA)

1. Bus: Take a coach from HKIA Ground Transportation Center and arrive at Guangzhou Haizhu Square: 3 hours; HKD250

2. Airport Express Train + Bullet Train + Metro:
→ Take airport express train from HKIA to Kowloon Station: 21 mins.; HKD100 per person. 
→ Walk to West Kowloon Railway Station and take the bullet train to Guangzhou South Railway Station: 50-60 mins.; CNY 187、 215. 
→ Take metro line 2 from Guangzhou South Railway Station to Haizhu Square: 25 mins.; CNY 5

 

How to Travel from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Hong Kong Airport (HKIA)

1. Metro + Bus:
→ Take metro line 3 to Jiahe Wanggang Station, and then transfer to metro line 2 to Haizhu Square: 50 mins.; CNY10
→ Take a coach from Haizhu Square to HKIA Ground Transportation Center: 3 hours; HKD250

2. Metro + Bullet Train + HK Airport Express Train
→ Take metro line 3 to Jiahe Wanggang Station, and then transfer to metro line 2 to South Railway Station: 70 mins.; CNY10
→ Take a bullet train to Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station: 50-60 mins.; CNY 187/215. 
→ Walk to Kowloon Station and take airport express train to HKIA directly: 21 mins.; HKD100

 
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- Last modified on Apr. 26, 2019 -
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