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Guangzhou-Hangzhou Trains

Guangzhou-Hangzhou Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Apr. 12, 2023

Seven pairs of high-speed trains and five pairs of normal-speed trains operate on the Guangzhou–Hangzhou train route. High-speed trains operate at the high-speed train stations of Guangzhou South, Guangzhou East, Hangzhou East, and Hangzhou West, with the journey duration of 6 to 9 hours. Normal-speed trains operate at Guangzhou East, Guangzhou Railway Station, Hangzhou  Railway Station, and Hangzhou South, with the travel time of 15 to 23 hours.

Guangzhou–Hangzhou High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 1,252 kilometers (778 miles)
  • Terminals: Guangzhou South, North, and East Railway Stations, Hangzhou East and West Railway Stations
  • Duration: 6–9 hours
  • Main stops: Guangzhou, Changsha, Nanchang, Hangzhou

Guangzhou to Hangzhou High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 12th, 2023)

Train Number Dep and Arr Time Stations Duration
G818 08:00-14:00 Guangzhou South-Hangzhou East 6 hours
G1184 08:36-17:42 Guangzhou South-Hangzhou West 9h 6m
D3121 10:41-22:25 Guangzhou East-Hangzhou East 11h 44m
G1302 13:45-20:47 Guangzhou North-Hangzhou East 7h 2m
G1404 15:56-23:19 Guangzhou South-Hangzhou East 7h 23m

For 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.

Hangzhou to Guangzhou High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 12th, 2023)

Train Number Dep and Arr Time Stations Duration
D3123 07:20-18:57 Hangzhou East-Guangzhou East 11h 7m
G1403 07:50-15:30 Hangzhou East-Guangzhou South 7h 40m
G817 08:47-14:56 Hangzhou East-Guangzhou South 11h 44m
G1301 11:27-18:45 Hangzhou East-Guangzhou South 7h 18m
G1305 16:13-23:44 Hangzhou East-Guangzhou South 7h 31m

Guangzhou to Hangzhou High-Speed Train Ticket Prices

Business Class First Class Second Class

US$331 (CNY2,273)

US$173 (CNY1,185.5)

US$105 (CNY720)

Guangzhou–Hangzhou Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Guangzhou Railway Station, Hangzhou North Railway Station
  • Duration: 16–21 hours
  • Main stops: Guangzhou, Yiwu, Hangzhou

Guangzhou to Hangzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 12th, 2023)

Train Number Dep and Arr Time Stations Duration
K513 06:38-05:04 Guangzhou-Hangzhou South 22h 26m
K829 07:20-01:59 Guangzhou-Hangzhou South 18h 39m
T871 13:35-06:23 Guangzhou-Hangzhou South 16h 48m
K211 19:14-13:42 Guangzhou-Hangzhou 18h 28m

For 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.

Hangzhou to Guangzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 12th, 2023)

Train Number Dep and Arr Time Stations Duration
T869 12:35-05:55 Hangzhou South-Guangzhou 17h 20m
K209 18:30-14:40 Hangzhou-Guangzhou 20h 10m
K827 21:34-18:13 Hangzhou South-Guangzhou 20h 39m
K511 21:49-17:39 Hangzhou South-Guangzhou 19h 50m

Guangzhou to Hangzhou Normal-Speed Train Ticket Prices

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat

US$78 (CNY532.5)

US$46 (CNY310.5)

US$27 (CNY180.5)

Train or Airplane - Which Is Better?                                         

  High-Speed Train Normal-Speed Train Airplane

Ticket Price

US$105 for second class
US$173 for first class

US$46 for a hard sleeper
US$78 for a soft sleeper

US$83–247 for economy class

Duration

7–8 hours

17–21 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 on the way

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
5. Enjoy the views from the windows on the way

1. The fastest mode of transportation between Guangzhou and Hangzhou
2. Airfares can be competitive when there are discounts

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