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Guangzhou - Datong Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Jun. 18, 2021

Currently, only two pairs of normal-speed trains operate between Guangzhou and Datong. The journey duration on one of these is over 35 hours.

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 2,662–2,847 kilometers (1,654–1,769 miles)
  • Terminals: Guangzhou East Railway Station / Guangzhou Railway Station, Datong Railway Station
  • Duration: 35½–39 hours
  • Main stops: Dongguan, Huizhou, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan

Guangzhou to Datong Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 12th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration



03:04 (the 2nd day from departure)

37h 50m



04:05 (the 2nd day from departure)

37h 21m

Please note: 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.

Datong to Guangzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 12th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration



05:01 (the 2nd day from departure)

37h 11m



10:52 (the 2nd day from departure)

36h 45m

Guangzhou to Datong Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$123 (CNY839.5) US$71 (CNY483.5) US$42 (CNY285.5)

Station Information

The following transportation is available to and from Guangzhou Railway Station:

  • Buses: 30, 31, 52, 180, 210, 211, 228, 254, 257, 275, 520, 529, 552, 803, 805, 807, 840, 862, B2, and B10
  • Subway: lines 2 and 5
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