The Beijing to Hong Kong Through Train is the train service operating every second day from Beijing West Railway Station to Hung Hom Station in Hong Kong via Guangzhou East Railway Station. It runs along the Beijing – Guangzhou Railway Line and the Guangzhou – Shenzhen Railway Line in mainland China as well as the East Rail Line in Hong Kong.
Trains depart on odd or even days according to different months. Please see the table below for general information.
Departure dates in 2016:
Departure dates in 2017:
(Updated on July 20th, 2016.)
From Beijing to Hong Kong
From Hong Kong to Beijing
|Beijing West||Depart at 12:40||Arrive at 15:30 (day 2)|
|Zhengzhou||18:25||09:37 (day 2)|
|Wuchang||23:05||04:56 (day 2)|
|Changsha||02:26 (day 2)||01:29 (day 2)|
|Guangzhou East||10:01 (day 2)||18:06|
|Hung Hom (Kowloon)||Arrive at 13:01 (day 2)||Depart at 15:15|
|Sleeper Classes||Deluxe Sleeper||Soft Sleeper||Hard Sleeper|
|Upper Sleeper||Middle Sleeper||Lower Sleeper|
|Adult||1,482 HKD||1,246 HKD||915.8 HKD||928 HKD||940.6 HKD|
|190.70 USD||160.30 USD||117.80 USD||119.40 USD||121.00 USD|
|Child||1111 HKD||943.70 HKD||724.30 HKD||737.80 HKD||750 HKD|
|143 USD||121.40 USD||93.30 USD||95.00 USD||96.50 USD|
Valid ID is required when buying a ticket AND boarding a train:
You can book train tickets from Beijing to Hong Kong online easily through China Highlights' Train Ticket Service using the ‘International Train from China' tab. We provide detailed and helpful English guidance, a 24/7 service, and also a ticket delivery service. You only need to complete three steps to get your train tickets.
Alternatively, you can contact your travel advisor to help you buy the train tickets, which is also very convenient.
You need to undergo immigration formalities at the departure station so, in case of long queues, you are recommended to arrive at the departure station early.
For the Beijing – Hong Kong route, please get to the station at least 90 minutes before the train's departure. The boarding gate will be closed 20 minutes before the train's departure time.
For the Hong Kong – Beijing route, please get to the station at least 45 minutes before the train's departure. The boarding gate will be closed 10 minutes before the train's departure time.
Show your passports and visas at the stations. Foreign passport holders are required to fill out an arrival form at Hung Hom Railway Station.
There are high-speed trains available between Beijing and Shenzhen. If you don't want to spend too much time on a through train, you can try the following faster ways:
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