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Guangzhou Bus/Coach Travel

There is a developed highway system in Guangzhou. Guang-Fo(Guangzhou-Foshan) Highway and Guang-Hua Highway were put into use in succession. Now, there are more than ten coach stations in Guangzhou offering plenty of coaches to different cities and counties in and out of Guangdong Province.

Guangzhou Provincial Passenger Bus Station is the largest bus station in Guangdong province. Buses depart here daily to the neighboring Guangxi, Hunan, Fujian and Jiangxi Provinces. There are also deluxe buses to Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Macau. The easiest way from Guangzhou to Hong Kong is by the deluxe bus following along the Guangzhou-Shenzhen freeway in 2.5 hours.

Bus Stations in Guangzhou

Provincial Bus Station 广东省汽车客运站

  • Buses Leave for: Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Guizhou, Hunan, Henan, Jiangxi, Shanxi, Jiangsu and many other cities in provinces of Guangzhou, Hunan, Jiangxi and Fujian
  • Address: 145-149, West Huanshi Road, Guangzhou (广州环市西路145-149号)
  • Bus routes: 254, 805, 823, 31, 7, 225, 46, 175, 20, Night 14 and Night 15
  • Tel: 020-8666 1297, 8669 2865-2091

Fangcun Bus Station 芳村汽车客运站

  • Buses Leave for: the south and west of the Pearl River Delta, and Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, Hubei, Fujian, Jiangxi, Shanghai and Guizhou and tourist spots such as Panyu Lianhua Mountain Tour Bus Line and Foshan Ancestral Temple Tour Bus Line
  • Address: 51 Fangcun Huadi Avenue, Liwan District, Guangzhou (广州荔湾区芳村花地大道51号)
  • Bus routes: 181, 219, 552, 556 and Night 26
  • Tel: 020-8150 5555

Guangzhou Passenger Transport Station 广州汽车客运站

  • Buses Leave for: the cities in Pearl River Delta (Shenzhen, Foshan, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Huizhou, Zhuhai, Foshan, Qingyuan and Zhaoqing) and some cities in provinces of Hainan, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi, Fujian, Zhejiang, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Hubei and Guizhou
  • Address: 158, West Huanshi Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou (广州越秀区环市西路158号)
  • Bus routes: 7, 225, 290, 545, 530, 256, 228, 30, 543, 34, 238 and Night 15
  • Tel: 020-8668 4259

Tianhe Bus Station 天河汽车客运站

  • Buses Leave for: cities in the Pearl River Delta areas (Shenzhen, Foshan, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Huizhou, Zhuhai, Foshan, Qingyuan and Zhaoqing), Macau, cities inside Guangzhou Province and cities in nearby provinces of Hunan, Jiangxi, Guangxi, Guizhou and Jiangsu.
  • Address: 633 Yanling Road, Guangzhou 广州市燕岭路633号 (not far from Guangzhou East Railway Station)
  • Bus routes: 7, 30, 34, 225, 238, 256, 290, 530, 545 and Night 15
  • Bus Inquiry Tel: 020-3709 0062
  • Complaints Tel: 020-3708 5070

Yuexiu South Bus Station 越秀南汽车站

  • Buses Leave for: Kong, Macau, Shenzhen, Zhuhai and Zhongshan, cities inside Guangdong Province and many other cities in provinces of Jiangxi, Jiangsu and Guangxi, such as Guilin, Nanchang, Zhengzhou and Nanjing
  • Address: at the crossing of Yuexiu Nan Road and Dongyuan Heng Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou (广州越秀区越秀南路东园横路交叉口)
  • Bus routes: 7, 11, 12, 16, 35, 36, 54, 61, 65, 80, 101, 104, 125, 182, 184, 194, 264, 519, 541, Night 12, Night 16 and Night 39

Coach/Bus to Nearby Cities

Everyday, there are dozens of buses running between Guangzhou and cities in in the Pearl River Delta areas (Shenzhen, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Huizhou, Zhuhai, Foshan, Qingyuan and Zhaoqing), Hong Kong and Macau.

From Guangzhou to Macau

There are express through deluxe coaches from Guangzhou to Zhuhai. It takes about three hours and 50 Yuan (USD 7.4). After passing the Gongbei Immigration Control Point, you could then get to Macau.

Boarding PlaceDeparture Time
China Hotel 中国大酒店07:30 08:10 08:40 09:10 09:40 10:10 10:40 11:10 11:40 12:10 12:40 13:10 13:40 14:10 14:40 15:10 15:40 16:10 16:40 17:10 17:40 18:10 18:40 19:10
Guangzhou Horse Racing Course
广州赛马会
08:00 08:20 08:40 09:10 09:40 10:10 10:40 11:10 11:40 12:10 12:40 13:10 13:40 14:10 14:40 15:10 15:40 16:10 16:40 17:10 17:40 18:10 18:40 19:10 19:40 20:10
Jinan University
广州暨大
07:40 08:00 09:00 10:10 11:40 12:00 13:40 14:20 15:20 16:00 16:30 17:40 18:10 19:10 19:50
Haizhu Square (Hotel Landmark Canton)
海珠广场(华厦大酒店)
07:20 07:40 08:00 08:20 08:40 09:00 09:20 09:40 10:10 10:40 11:10 11:40 12:10 12:40 13:10 13:40 14:10 14:40 15:10 15:40 16:10 16:40 17:10 17:40 18:10 18:40 19:10 19:40
Yuexiunan Passenger Station
越秀南车站
07:30 07:50 08:10 08:30 08:50 09:10 09:30 09:50 10:20 10:50 11:20 11:50 12:20 12:50 13:20 13:50 14:20 14:50 15:20 15:50 16:20 16:50 17:20 17:50 18:20 18:50 19:20 19:50
Sun Yat-sen University
中山大学
07:30 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 14:00 16:00 17:30 19:00 20:00
Tianhe Building
天河大厦
07:15 07:45 08:00 15:15 15:30 16:45 18:15
Tianhe Passenger Station
天河客运站
07:40 08:10 08:50 09:30 10:10 11:20 11:50 13:00 14:40 15:40 16:50 18:20 19:00
Xin Guang City Plaza 新光广场07:40 08:25 09:25 10:25 11:25 12:25 13:25 14:25 15:25 16:25 17:25 18:25

From Macau to Guangzhou

TerminalsSchedule of departureFrequency
Jinan University, 暨大
Garden Hotel, 花园酒店
China Hotel 中国大酒店
08:05—21:40Every half an hour
Jinan University, 暨大
Hotel Landmark Canton 华夏酒店
08:15—21:40Every 45 minutes
Ke Cun 客村, Zhong Da (Sun Yat-sen University) 中大, Yuexiunan Passenger Station 越秀南站07:45—18:45Every 45 minutes
Panyu 番禺, Jinan University 暨大, Tianhe Passenger Station 天河客运站07:40—18:20
Xintang 新塘, Zengchen 增城09:20, 11:20, 13:20, 17:20, 19:2009:20, 11:20, 13:20, 17:20, 19:20

Guangzhou to Shenzhen

It is quite convenient to travel from Guangzhou to Shenzhen. There is a bus to Shenzhen every half an hour at the Tianhe Passenger Station, while there is a bus every 15 minutes in Guangzhou Provincial Station. It takes about an hour and a half by the nonstop bus with the ticket price of around 60 Yuan (USD 8.8). It is also easy to travel by train, which runs between those two cities every day. You could take the train at the Guangzhou East Station and Guangzhou Station. The China Railway High-speed (CRH) runs every 15 to 30 minutes. Its ticket price is around 80 Yuan (USD 11.8).

Guangzhou to Dongguan

There are nonstop buses running from Guangzhou to Dongguan at the Guangzhou Tianhe Passenger Station, Guangdong Provincial Station, Yuexiu South Bus Station, Panyu Bus Station and Liuhua Bus Station. It takes about an hour and the price of the ticket is 35 Yuan (USD 5.1).

Guangzhou to Foshan

There are through buses to Foshan at the Guangzhou Tianhe Passenger Station, Guangdong Provincial Station and Fangcun Passenger Station. The Fangcun Passenger Station is the nearest one, which takes only about 35 to 45 minutes to Foshan. It costs least - 16 Yuan (USD 2.4) - to take the bus at the Tianhe Passanger Station. It would spend you two hours. Guangzhou-Foshan Metro Line is also one selection.

Guangzhou to Shanwei

There are numbers of nonstop buses from Guangzhou to Shanwei at the Guangzhou Tianhe Passenger Station, Guangdong Provincial Station, Panyu Bus Station, Liuhua Bus Station and Fangcun Passenger Station. It takes about three hours and a half to arrive and the price of the ticket is about 110 Yuan (USD 16.2).