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Chengdu-Shenzhen Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Apr. 7, 2024

The trains operating from Chengdu to Shenzhen link the west to the south of China. The route is about 1,710 kilometers (1,063 miles) long.

So far, there are two pairs of high-speed trains and three pairs of normal-speed trains are available. Compared to 2023, the bullet train trip became 2 hours faster. If the departure time for the high-speed trains are not good to you, it is recommended to transfer at Guangzhou South Railway Station.

Quick Facts

Chengdu to Shenzhen Train Schedules

(Updated on April 7th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G2963 10:42 18:28 7h 46m
G2941 15:12 23:00 7h 48m
  • Please note: The trains listed above are only some of the ones in operation. The timetable is just for your reference.
  • If you want up-to-date schedules, you can use the search tool at the top of this page or search on China Highlights train ticket service.

Shenzhen to Chengdu Train Schedules

(Updated on April 7th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G2942 07:09 14:47 7h 38m
G2964 10:30 18:23 7h 53m

Chengdu to Shenzhen Normal-Speed Train Ticket Prices

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$275 (CNY1,900.5) US$146 (CNY1,006.5) US$93 (CNY640.5)

Chengdu-Shenzhen High-Speed Trains with a Transfer in Guangzhou

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 1,710 kilometers (1,063 miles)
  • Terminals: Chengdu East Railway Station, Guangzhou South Railway Station, Shenzhen North Railway Station
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Main stops: Chengdu, Guiyang, Guilin, Guangzhou, Shenzhen

Chengdu-Guangzhou-Shenzhen High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 7th, 2024)

Connection trains from Chengdu East to Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North:

Train Number Departure Arrival Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
Train 1 D2815 06:56 16:59   11h 4m
31 minutes in Guangzhou South Railway Station Train 2 G6001 17:30 18:00
Train 1 D1820 10:13 21:04   11h 10m
30 minutes in Guangzhou South Railway Station Train 2 G1021 21:34 22:03
  • Please note: The trains listed above are only some of the ones in operation. The timetable is just for your reference.
  • If you want up-to-date schedules, you can use the search tool at the top of this page or search via our China Highlights train ticket service.

Shenzhen-Guangzhou-Chengdu High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 7th, 2024)

Connection trains from Shenzhen North to Guangzhou South to Chengdu East:

Train Number Departure Arrival Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
Train 1 G6094 08:47 09:23   11h 38m
53 min in Guangzhou South Railway Station Train 2 D1764 10:16 20:09
Train 1 G882 11:26 11:55   11h 11m
1 h 24 min in Guangzhou South Railway Station Train 2 D1826 12:28 22:37

Chengdu–Guangzhou–Shenzhen High-Speed Train Ticket Prices

From Chengdu East to Guangzhou South:
First Class Second Class
US$131 (CNY907) US$82 (CNY566)
From Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North:
Business Class First Class Second Class
US$51 (CNY199.5) US$51 (CNY99.5) US$51 (CNY74.5)

Train or Airplane - Which Is Better?

  High-Speed Train Normal-Speed Train Airplane
Ticket Price US$93 for second class
US$146 for first class
US$58 for a hard sleeper
US$104 for a soft sleeper
US$265–321 for economy class
Duration 9-10 hours 33-38 hours 2½ hours
Punctuality Punctual Occasional delays Occasional delays
Seat Space More legroom than on an airplane Spacious Cramped
Pros 1. Reasonable ticket prices
2. High-speed trains are fast and punctual
3. You can walk around on the train to stretch your legs
4. Enjoy the views from the windows on the way
1. Reasonable ticket prices
2. Save a night's accommodation bill
3. Save more time during the day for sightseeing
4. It is more comfortable and interesting to take a sleeper train
5. Enjoy the views from the windows on the way
1. The fastest mode of transportation between Chengdu and Shenzhen
2. Airfares can be competitive when there are discounts
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