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Hong Kong - Chengdu High-Speed Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Feb. 26, 2024

Currently, there is only one direct train operating for passengers to travel between Hong Kong and Chengdu. Taking a flight is the main mode of transportation between these two cities.

However, after the opening of the Guangzhou – Shenzhen – Hong Kong Express Rail Link, it is now possible to take high-speed trains between Hong Kong and Chengdu by making a transfer at Guangzhou.

There are more than 30 daily bullet/high-speed trains running between Hong Kong and Guangzhou. There are 18 high-speed/bullet  trains, 1 ordinar and 1 bullet overnight trains traveling between Guangzhou and Chengdu.

Hong Kong to Chengdu Direct High-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on Februray 26th, 2024)

Hong Kong West Kowloon to Guangzhou South
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G2964 10:08 18:23 8 h 15 m

Hong Kong to Chengdu Connecting High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on Februray 26th, 2024)

Hong Kong West Kowloon to Guangzhou South
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G6552 08:06 09:43 1 h 37 m
G80 11:00 11:50 50 m
G6542 15:08 16:19 1 h 11 m
G6504 22:23 23L37 1 h 4 m
Guangzhou South to Chengdu East
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
D1802 06:30 16:07 9 h 31 m
G2942 07:42 14:48 7 h 6 m
D1814 10:57 20:01 9 h 4 m
G3712 14:48 22:34 7 h 46 m

Check up-to-date schedules of Hong Kong – Guangzhou – Chengdu high-speed trains.

Please note:

High-speed trains from Guangzhou to Chengdu depart at the high-speed train station of Guangzhou South Railway Station (广州南). If you will take connecting trains from Hong Kong to Chengdu, please pay attention to the arrival station from Hong Kong to Guangzhou. 

The distance between stations in Guangzhou are a long way from each other so be sure to choose trains that depart from Guangzhou South Railway Station so that you don't need to change a station for the transfer.

Chengdu to Hong Kong Direct High-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on Februray 26th, 2024)

Chengdu East to Hong Kong West Kowloon
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G2963 10:42 18:55 8 h 13 m

Chengdu to Hong Kong Connecting High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on Februray 26th, 2024)

Chengdu East to Guangzhou South
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G3711 07:08 14:26 7 h 18 m
G3703 07:39 14:33 6 h 54 m
D1805 09:42 18:44 9 h 2 m
G2941 15:12 22:18 7 h 6 m
Guangzhou South to Hong Kong West Kowloon
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G6539 07:04 08:15 1 h 11 m
G6529 11:55 13:00 1 h 5 m
G79 17:41 18:31 50 m
G6587 21:45 22:30 45 m

Check up-to-date schedules of Chengdu – Guangzhou – Hong Kong high-speed trains.

Ticket Prices

Hong Kong – Chengdu High-Speed Train

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$357 (2568 CNY) US$195 (1401 CNY) US$122 (875CNY)

Hong Kong – Guangzhou High-Speed Train

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$63 (452 CNY) US$44 (323 CNY) US$30 (215CNY)

Guangzhou – Chengdu High-Speed Train

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$282 (2028 CNY) US$144 (1034 CNY) US$90 (646 CNY)

Transportation to Train Stations

Hong Kong West Kowloon Station

  • Hong Kong Metro: Take Tung Chung Line to MTR Kowloon Station, or West Rail Line to MTR Austin Station, then walk for about 8 minutes to reach Hong Kong West Kowloon Station.
  • Bus: 36B, 36X, 42A, 46, 60X, 63X, 69X, 81, 95, 268X

Take a copy of this Chinese phrase with you to show the driver if you need to take a taxi:

  • Chinese: 你好,请送我到香港西九龙站。
  • English: Hello, please take me to Hong Kong West Kowloon Station.

Chengdu East Railway Station

  • Subway: Line 2 and Line 7 will take you directly to Chengdu East Railway Station
  • Bus: 857

Take a copy of this Chinese phrase to show to the taxi driver:

  • Chinese: 你好,请送我到成都东站。
  • English: Hello, please take me to Chengdu East Railway Station.

Other Means of Transportation from Hong Kong to Chengdu

1. Take a direct high-speed train from Hong Kong to Chengdu which is one of the most convenient way.

2. Take a bullet train from Hong Kong to Guangzhou South, then an overnight train from Guangzhou to Chengdu. Overnight trains originate/end at Guangzhou Railway Station and Chengdu Railway Station, both are centrally located. The overnight train journey from Guangzhou to Chengdu takes about 30 hours. A hard sleeper ticket costs US$770, and a soft sleeper ticket costs US$119.

3. Take a bullet train from Hong Kong to Shenzhen North, then an overnight train from Shenzhen to Chengdu. Shenzhen – Chengdu overnight trains are terminated at the centrally located stations of Shenzhen and Chengdu, with a travel time of 30 to 40 hours. Hard sleepers are US$64 per ticket and soft sleepers are US$105 per ticket.

4. Travel from Hong Kong to Chengdu by air. It is the fastest and most convenient form of transportation between these two cities. The air fare is US$220 – 290 per ticket. The travel time is only 3 hours.

5. You can also take a bullet train from Hong Kong to Guangzhou, then take a flight to Chengdu. The flight takes about 3 hours. The Guangzhou to Chengdu air fare is US$88 per ticket. But this option requires a transfer from Guangzhou South Railway Station to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, which are connected by Metro Line 2 and Line 3.

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