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Guangzhou Railway Station

Guangzhou Railway StationBoasting the largest railway station in South China, Guangzhou faces Hong Kong and Macau across the sea. There are five railway stations available in Guangzhou: Guangzhou Railway Station, Guangzhou East Railway Station, Guangzhou South Railway Station, Guangzhou West Railway Station, and Guangzhou North Railway Station, among which Guangzhou Railway Station is the oldest.

Also known as Dashatou Railway Station locally, Guangzhou Railway Station is 2,300 kilometers (1,429 miles) from Beijing Railway Station, 2,294 kilometers (1,425 miles) from Beijing West Railway Station, 182 kilometers (113 miles) from Kowloon Railway Station, 361 kilometers (224 miles) from Maoming East Railway Station, and 176 kilometers (109 miles) from Shenzhen Railway Station. It has an area of 377,600 square meters (4,064,000 square feet).

Lines and Trains

The major railway lines running through Guangzhou Railway Station are the Beijing – Guangzhou Railway, the Guangzhou – Maoming Railway, the Guangzhou – Zhuhai Railway, and Wuhan – Guangzhou Railway.

Over 100 pairs of trains run in and out of Guangzhou Railway Station, including over 20 high-speed D-trains to Shenzhen, and it takes only one and a half hours from Guangzhou Railway Station to Shenzhen Railway Station. Below is a list of major train lines from the station to the other railway stations in China:

Trains

Destinations Departs Arrivals Duration
Common 2571/2574 Nanning 16:38 6:30 next day 13h 52min

K-trains

K1008 Xinyang 13:31 6:20 next day 16h 49min
K1096 /K1097 Dazhou 9:09 9:22 13min
K1160/K1161 Yantai 10:00 21:50 the third day 35h 50min
K1296/K1297 Yinchuan 19:16 16:19 the third day 33h 3min
K192/K193 Chengdu 8:32 15:08 next day 30h 36min
K202/K203 Chongqing North 15:47 13:59 next day 22h 12min
K210/K211 Ningbo East 15:08 14:27 next day 23h 19min
K222 /K223 Taizhou 9:15 13:00 next day 27h 45min
K226 /K227 Lanzhou 20:36 7:30 the third day 34h 54min
K302 Xuzhou 21:10 21:50 next day 24h 40min
K326 /K327 Wenzhou 11:04 11:01 next day 23h 57min
K36 /K37 Liuzhou 17:46 9:20 next day 15h 34min
K365 /K364 Kunming 13:58 15:02 next day 25h 4min
K528 Nanjing 8:00 8:15 next day 24h 15min
K600 /K597 Baotou 14:49 8:40 next day 17h 51min
K64 /K65 Guiyang 15:30 11:56 next day 20h 26min
K642 /K643 Xiangyang 13:25 6:24 next day 16h 59min
K648 /K645 Xi'an 10:52 14:20 next day 27h 28min
K756 /K757 Luoyang 19:14 19:11 next day 23h 57min
K770 /K767 Hanzhong 9:32 12:34 next day 27h 2min
K82 /K83 Xiangyang 17:20 21:31 next day 28h 11min
K827 /K830 Chengdu East 19:22 10:32 next day 15h 10min
K841 /K844 Zunyi 13:45 12:50 next day 23h 5min
K85 /K88 Jiujiang 18:40 10:01 next day 15h 21min
K9126 /K9127 Yongzhou 22:58 8:31 next day 9h 33min
K9208 Yueyang 21:26 7:51 next day 10h 25min
K9218 Changsha 23:26 8:40 next day 9h 14min
K9242 Pingshi 7:50 11:59 4h 9min
K9250 Shaoguan East 9:03 11:40 2h 37min
K9258 Hengyang 23:40 7:00 next day 7h 20min

T-trains

T124 /T121 Changchun 19:04 7:05 the third day 36h 1min
T16 Beijing West 16:48 13:27 next day 20h 39 min
T170 Shanghai South 13:58 9:40 next day 19h 42min
T180 Jinan 21:20 19:09 next day 21h 49min
T254 Tianjin 18:30 20:13 next day 25h 43min
T256 Zhengzhou 16:09 8:50 next day 16h 41min
T264 /T265 Lhasa 12:12 19:20 the third day 55h 8min
T38 /T35 Urumqi 23:53 6:35 the third day 54h 42min
T8316 /T8317 Zhangjiajie 20:02 8:52 next day 12h 50min
T8352 Pingshi 12:58 16:28 3h 30min
T90 Shijiazhuang 14:10 9:05 next day 18h 55min

City Transport to Guangzhou Railway Station

By Taxi

The general rate for a taxi in Guangzhou is 10 RMB for the first 2.5 kilometers (1.6 miles), and 2.6 RMB for every additional kilometer, which applies to the daytime and at night.

By Bus

1. To/from Guangzhou Railway Station (广州站): B-2, B-2A, B-10, 7 night bus, 8 night bus, 11 night bus, 14 night bus, 18 night bus, 25 night bus, 30, 31, 41 night bus, 52, 52 fast line, 55 night bus, 180, 201, 211, 228, 254, 257, 275, 529, 550, 552, 803, 803-A, 805, 807, 807-A, 840, 862 and 862-B.

2. To/from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (广州白云国际机场): Airport Express Line 1

By Metro

Metro lines 2 and 5 are just below Guangzhou Railway Station, of which metro line 2 leaves for Jiahewanggang and Guangzhou South Railway Station respectively. Metro line 5 starts for Jiaokou and Wenchong respectively from Guangzhou Railway Station. Visitors can take metro lines 2 and 5 to the major scenic spots, such as Yuexiu Park.

Metro Line 1: Gongyuanqian Station (公园前站) - change to Line 2 - Guangzhou Railway Station (广州站)

Metro Line 2: straight to Guangzhou Railway Station (广州站)

Metro Line 3: Tiyu Xi Road Station (体育西路站) - change to Line 1 - Gongyuanqian Station (公园前站) - change to Line 2 - Guangzhou Railway Station (广州站)

Metro Line 4: Chepinan Station (车陂南站) - change to Line 5 - Guangzhou Railway Station (广州站)

Metro Line 5: straight to Guangzhou Railway Station (广州站)

Metro Line 6: Quzhuang Station (区庄站) / Tanwei Station (坦尾站) - change to Line 5 - Guangzhou Railway Station (广州站)

Metro Line 8: Changgang Station (昌岗站) - change to Line 2 - Guangzhou Railway Station (广州站)

Guangfo Metro Line: Xilang Station (西朗站) - change to Line 1 - Gongyuanqian Station (公园前站) - change to Line 2 - Guangzhou Railway Station (广州站)

Transport to the Other Railway Stations in Guangzhou

To Guangzhou North Railway Station

Starting at Xinhua Avenue, Huadu District, Guangzhou, Guangzhou North Railway Station can be reached from Guangzhou Railway Station by first taking subway line 5 to Xicun, and then transferring to bus 71.

To Guangzhou South Railway Station

Guangzhou South Railway Station is located at Shibi Village, Zhongcun Town, Panyu District, Guangzhou, and can be reached directly by taking subway line 2 from Guangzhou Railway Station within 45 minutes.

To Guangzhou West Railway Station

Located at Zhanqian Road, Xicun, Liwan District, Guangzhou, Guangzhou West Railway Station can be reached directly by taking subway line 5 from Guangzhou Railway Station within 10 minutes.

To Guangzhou East Railway Station

Located at 1, Dongzhan Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangzhou East Railway Station can be reached directly by taking bus 271 from Guangzhou Railway Station within one hour.

Guangzhou Railway Station to Baiyun International Airport

Baiyun International Airport is about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Guangzhou Railway Station. Visitors can get to the airport in the following ways:

Walk to the Civil Aviation Ticket Office Stop from Guangzhou Railway Station, and then transfer to subway line 1 to the airport.

Walk to Dongfang Hotel Stop from Guangzhou Railway Station, and then take subway line 5 to the airport.

Take subway line 2 to Jiahewanggang from Guangzhou Railway Station and then subway line 3 to the airport.

Take a taxi to the airport at a cost of about 90 RMB.

Guangzhou Railway Station to the Major Scenic Spots

Subway line 2 takes visitors from the station to Yuexiu Park in 12 minutes.

Buses 24, 210, or 257 take visitors from the station to White Cloud Mountain.

Subway line 5 can be taken first from the station to Taojin Stop, and then visitors can transfer to bus 30 to travel to the South China Botanical Garden.

From Guangzhou Railway Station to Shenzhen

Guangzhou Railway Station is 176 kilometers (109 miles) from Shenzhen Railway Station, and over 20 high-speed trains run to Shenzhen Railway Station from 6:03am to 10:20pm daily. Below is list of the D-trains leaving for Shenzhen from Guangzhou Railway Station.

High-Speed Trains from Guangzhou to Shenzhen
D-trains Trains Departs Arrivals Duration
D7001 6:03 7:34 1h 31min
D7043 6:38 8:10 1h 32min
D7075 6:55 8:27 1h 32min
D7033 7:20 8:52 1h 32min
D7105 7:47 9:19 1h 32min
D7013 8:16 10:00 1h 46min
D7127 8:59 10:31 1h 32min
D7003 9:32 11:07 1h 35min
D7067 10:15 11:47 1h 32min
D7035 10:50 12:22 1h 32min
D7107 11:25 13:02 1h 37min
D7015 12:06 13:38 1h 32min
D7047 13:16 14:48 1h 32min
D7069 13:47 15:22 1h 35min
D7183 14:34 16:12 1h 38min
D7119 15:08 16:42 1h 34min
D7017 15:47 17:25 1h 28min
D7081 16:32 18:08 1h 36min
D7071 17:27 19:00 1h 33min
D7185 18:18 19:52 1h 34min
D7133 18:47 20:25 1h 38min
D7093 19:46 21:18 1h 32min
D7177 20:23 22:00 1h 37min
D7113 21:13 22:45 1h 32min
D7187 21:56 23:30 1h 34min
D7135 22:20 23:51 1h 31min

Guangzhou Railway Station Facilities

Guangzhou Railway Station is well-equipped with modern service facilities and is composed of three floors above the ground as well as one underground floor. The first floor serves as the subway line exits and entrances, taxi stands, and parking lots, where it is very convenient for visitors to transfer between the different means of transport. The second floor serves as the VIP waiting rooms and port halls. The third floor serves as waiting rooms for visitors leaving for Shenzhen, Guiyang, Wuhan, and Nanning. The underground floor serves as the entrance and exit halls for the subway lines. The food stalls, book stalls, and tea houses are mainly distributed on the second and third floors.




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