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Guangzhou - Jinan Trains

Guangzhou - Jinan Trains

Written by AppleUpdated Aug. 5, 2021

Currently, three pairs of high-speed trains and two pairs of normal-speed trains operate between Guangzhou and Jinan. The journey duration when taking a high-speed train is about 10 hours while it takes twice as long on a normal-speed train.

Guangzhou–Jinan High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 1,998–2,281 kilometers (1,242–1,417 miles)
  • Terminals: Guangzhou South Railway Station, Jinan West Railway Station
  • Duration: 10–10½ hours
  • Main stops: Hengyang, Changsha, Yueyang, Wuhan, Zhengzhou, Xuzhou

Guangzhou to Jinan High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 30, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G276 06:38 16:49 10 h 11 min
G2056 08:05 18:34 10 h 29 min
G280 08:15 18:13 9 h 58 min
  • 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.

Jinan to Guangzhou High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 30, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G279 07:35 17:44 10 h 9 min
G275 09:07 19:15 10 h 8 min
G2058 10:14 21:01 10 h 47 min

Guangzhou to Jinan High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
¥2,810.5–2,848.5 ($400–406) ¥1,435.5–1,454.5 ($204–207) ¥895–902 ($128–129)

Guangzhou–Jinan Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Guangzhou Railway Station, Jinan Railway Station
  • Duration: 22½–26½ hours
  • Main stops: Hengyang, Changsha, Yueyang, Wuhan, Zhengzhou, Xuzhou

Guangzhou to Jinan Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 30, 2020)   

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
T180 20:19 18:47+1 22 h 28 min
Z168 22:53 01:28+2 26 h 35 min
  • 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.
  • “+1” means you will arrive on the second day.
  • “+2” means you will arrive on the third day.

Jinan to Guangzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 30, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
T179 17:19 16:30+1 23 h 11 min
Z167 18:08 18:51+1 24 h 43 min

Guangzhou to Jinan Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
¥682–750 ($107–118) ¥381–426 ($60–67) ¥224–251 ($32–36)

Travel Tips

If your budget is limited, you could consider taking an overnight normal-speed train. The price of a sleeper ticket is much cheaper than a high-speed train ticket. 

You can also consider taking a flight. Over 10 pairs of flights operate between Guangzhou and Jinan every day and the journey duration is about 3 hours. The full airfare is about 1,650 CNY (236 USD).

However, you can check to see if there are any discounts in advance. Sometimes, you can find very good discounts, such as 80% off in April 2020.

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