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Guangzhou-Chongqing Trains

The Guangzhou–Chongqing train route is very popular with our customers who enter China via a port in Guangzhou ready to join a Yangtze cruise tour starting from Chongqing.

Guangzhou–Chongqing High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 1,342 kilometers (834 miles)
  • Terminals: Guangzhou South Railway Station, Guangzhou Railway Station, Chongqing West Railway Station
  • Duration: 7–8 hours
  • Main stops: Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Chongqing

Guangzhou to Chongqing High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 9, 2020)

D trains from Guangzhou South Railway Station to Chongqing West Railway Station:

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
D1882 09:05 16:28 7 h 23 min
D1822 11:00 18:43 7 h 43 min
D1874 15:09 22:52 7 h 43 min
D1878 16:12 23:53 7 h 41 min

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.

Chongqing to Guangzhou High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 9, 2020)

D trains from Chongqing West Railway Station to Guangzhou South Railway Station:

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
D1861 07:19 14:53 7 h 34 min
D1865 08:54 16:22 7 h 28 min
D1817 12:24 19:40 7 h 16 min
D1833 16:16 23:50 7 h 34 min

Guangzhou to Chongqing High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Superior Class First Class Second Class
¥843 ($121) ¥750 ($108) ¥468 ($67)

Guangzhou–Chongqing Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Guangzhou Railway Station, Chongqing North Railway Station
  • Duration: 18–31 hours
  • Main stops: Guangzhou, Changsha, Chongqing

Guangzhou to Chongqing Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 9, 2020)

K trains from Guangzhou Railway Station to Chongqing North Railway Station:

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K192 11:10 05:41 18 h 31 min
K587 11:44 17:13+ 1 day 29 h 29 min
K688 16:54 11:34 18 h 40 min

K trains from Guangzhou Railway Station to Chongqing West Railway Station:

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K356 09:22 15:40 + 1 day 30 h 18 min
K837 12:21 19:21 + 1 day 31 h

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.

Chongqing to Guangzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 9, 2020)

K trains from Chongqing North Railway Station to Guangzhou Railway Station:

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K687 12:34 07:18 18 h 44 min
K191 14:11 10:10 19 h 59 min
K585 21:45 04:37 + 2 days 30 h 52 min

K trains from Chongqing West Railway Station to Guangzhou Railway Station:

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K835 21:21 05:06 + 2 days 31 h 45 min
K358 23:23 05:06 + 2 days 29 h 43 min

Guangzhou to Chongqing Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
¥664 ($95) ¥377.5 ($54) ¥243 ($35)

Train or Airplane — Which Is Better?

  High-Speed Train Normal-Speed Train Airplane
Ticket Price US$67 for second class
US$108 for first class
US$54 for a hard sleeper
US$95 for a soft sleeper
US$143–250 for economy class
Duration 7–8 hours 18–31 hours 2 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
1. Reasonable ticket prices
2. Save a night's accommodation bill
3. Save more time in the day for sightseeing
4. It is more comfortable and interesting to take a sleeper train
1. The fastest mode of transportation between Guangzhou and Chongqing
2. Airfares can be competitive when there are discounts