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Hong Kong – Changsha High-Speed Trains

Hong Kong – Changsha High-Speed Trains

Written by AppleUpdated Aug. 9, 2022

There are three pairs of daily high-speed trains traveling directly between Hong Kong and Changsha, the capital city of Hunan Province. They are G79/G80, G99/G100, G305/G306, G6113/G6114. High-speed trains originate/end at the high-speed train stations of Changsha South (长沙南) and Hong Kong West Kowloon (香港西九龙), with the travel time of 3 to 4 hours. Business class (US$241 per ticket), first class (US$125 per ticket) and second class (US$78 per ticket) are available on Hong Kong – Changsha high-speed trains.

Hong Kong to Changsha High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on February 10th, 2020)

Hong Kong West Kowloon to Changsha South
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G80 08:05 11:17 3h 12min
G306 09:48 13:19 3h 31min
G100 11:10 14:34 3h 24min
G6114 17:17 21:04 3h 47min

Up-to-date high-speed train schedules from Hong Kong to Changsha.

Changsha to Hong Kong High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on February 10th, 2020)

Changsha South to Hong Kong West Kowloon
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G6113 07:38 11:23 3h 45min
G79 15:44 18:58 3h 14min
G305 17:30 21:02 3h 32min
G99 19:00 22:30 3h 30min

Changsha to Hong Kong high-speed train schedules.

Hong Kong – Changsha High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$241 (1,640 CNY) US$125 (848 CNY) US$78 (529 CNY)

Also read how to choose train types and seat classes of China trains.

How to Book Ticket

High-speed train tickets from Hong Kong to Changsha and back can be bought online and offline. Passengers' passports or travel permits are required when purchasing tickets online or offline.

first class First class seats on Hong Kong to Changnsha high-speed trains
  • Online: via a travel agency like China Highlights, on China Railway's official website, and on MTR's website
  • Offline: at a local train station or ticket office

Booking train tickets online in advance is much more convenient and is recommended. Due to the differences between China Railway and Hong Kong's railway system, high-speed trains to and from Hong Kong have different ticket collecting policies.

There are two ways to get your paper tickets:

1. Your tickets can be delivered to you: Your tickets will be waiting for you at your hotel or address in China. It will save you a lot of time that would otherwise be spent queuing in line if collecting your tickets at a train station.

2. Collect your paper tickets at the train station:

  • For bookings with an MRT collection number: Your tickets can only be collected at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station. Please arrive at the station at least 45 minutes in advance to collect your tickets.
  • For bookings with China Rail's collection number: Your tickets can be collected at any train station in Chinese mainland or at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station. There is no extra cost for collection if you go to a train station in Chinese mainland to pick up your tickets. If you collect your tickets at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station, an extra cost of 10–30 HKD per ticket will be charged.

Read more tips for purchasing Hong Kong high-speed train tickets

Hong Kong to Changsha via a Transfer in Guangzhou

Hong Kong high-speed trains A high-speed train is arriving at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station

There are more high-speed train options if you transfer at Guangzhou South for your train journey between Hong Kong and Changsha.

1. Hong Kong to Guangzhou: More than 30 daily high-speed trains operate between Hong Kong and Guangzhou, with an average time interval of 30 minutes.

2. Guangzhou to Changsha: There are 105 daily high-speed trains operating between Guangzhou South and Changsha South.

3. The total travel time is basically the same as taking a direct train from Hong Kong to Changsha.

Hong Kong West Kowloon to Guangzhou South
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G6548 10:00 10:47 47 min
G6542 13:53 14:51 58 min
G6520 15:00 15:47 47 min
Guangzhou South to Changsha South
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G836 11:24 14:14 2h 50min
G1128 15:13 17:59 2h 46min
G76 16:25 19:09 2h 44min

China high-speed train timetable.

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