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Hong Kong – Shenzhen High-Speed Trains

Hong Kong to Shenzhen and Shenzhen to Hong Kong high-speed trains operate at Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station and Shenzhen North Railway Station. Some of them stop at Futian as an intermediate station. The price is US$10 per ticket for second class, and US$17 per ticket for first class.

There are 80 pairs of bullet trains running between Hong Kong and Shenzhen on weekdays, and 92 pairs of bullet trains running on weekends. They run frequently with the average interval time of about 15 minutes. The fastest trains take only 14 minutes from Hong Kong to Futian, the central business district of the city of Shenzhen.

Brief Introduction

Hong Kong to Shenzhen High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on November 10th, 2019)

West Kowloon Station "香港西九龙" to Shenzhen North Station "深圳北"
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G5624 07:03 07:21 18 minutes
G6522 09:38 09:56 18 minutes
G418 15:33 15:51 18 minutes
G6514 19:00 19:18 18 minutes
West Kowloon Station "香港西九龙" to Futian Station "福田"
G5820 07:10 07:24 14 minutes
G5816 10:20 10:34 14 minutes
G6392 14:14 14:28 14 minutes

There are 80 daily high-speed trains traveling from Hong Kong to Shenzhen. Departure time is from 07:00 to 22:50. Trains listed above are some of them. Click Hong Kong to Shenzhen High-Speed Trains to check up-to-date schedules.

Shenzhen to Hong Kong High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on November 10th, 2019)

Shenzhen North Station "深圳北" to West Kowloon Station "香港西九龙"
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G5611 06:45 07:03 18 minutes
G5641 10:55 11:13 18 minutes
G6513 18:18 18:36 18 minutes
G99 22:11 22:30 19 minutes
Futian Station "福田" to West Kowloon Station "香港西九龙"
G5821 08:46 09:00 14 minutes
G5801 13:29 13:43 14 minutes
G5805 15:54 16:08 14 minutes

Shenzhen to Hong Kong bullet trains depart from 06:44 to 22:36. Click Shenzhen to Hong Kong High-Speed Trains to check up-to-date schedules.

Hong Kong – Shenzhen High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Ticket Types Business Class First Class Second Class
Adult ticket US$33 (226 CNY) US$18 (120 CNY) US$11 (75 CNY)
Child ticket US$17 (113 CNY) US$9 (60 CNY) US$6 (38 CNY)

*Children's fares apply to children younger than 12 years of age and not taller than 1.2 m (3.9 feet). A child ticket fare is half of the full price. Read more about Children's Tickets.

How to Book Hong Kong – Shenzhen High-Speed Train Tickets

When Do Reservations Open

Tickets of Hong Kong - Shenzhen High-Speed TrainHong Kong to Shenzhen high-speed train tickets

If book tickets online, reservations of high-speed train tickets between Hong Kong and Shenzhen open 30 days before departure. If book tickets offline, reservations open 28 days in advance.

Three Ways to Buy Hong Kong – Shenzhen High-Speed Train Ticket

  • Booking online with a travel agency
  • Booking at a train station
  • Booking at China Railway or MTR's official websites
  • Booking by telephone

Booking tickets online in advance is recommended. China Highlights provides professional ticketing service and after-sale support. After booking, you can choose to collect your paper tickets at a train station or have them delivered to your hotel or address in China.

Read more about How to Buy Train Tickets in China.

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Customs and Immigrations

In order to offer convenience to passengers, Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station sets up with customs facilities for passengers to go through formalities before boarding the train and not requiring any stops at the Hong Kong border. If you take high-speed trains from Hong Kong to Shenzhen, you need to go through the customs at the Departure Hall on -3F at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station. For trains from Shenzhen to Hong Kong, go through the customs at the Arrival Hall on -2F.

Please ensure that you complete the ‘Departure Card’ and the ‘Arrival Card’ before you go to the officer. If you fail to obtain and complete these cards, you would be sent back to collect and fill-in the forms, and queue again. Please be aware that queues can be long and this will cause some inconvenience with the possibility of you missing your train. All your luggage must also go through security checks and x-rayed. We advise that you arrive at the train station at least 2 hours before your departure time.

Transportation to Hong Kong West Kowloon Station

hong kong high-speed train stationHong Kong West Kowloon Station

The West Kowloon Station was newly put into service on September 23th, 2018. It is the largest underground train station in the world. Located between MTR Austin Station and MTR Kowloon Station, this station has easy access to other parts of Hong Kong by bus, metro and taxi.

From Hong Kong Airport to West Kowloon Station

  • By Hong Kong metro: Tung Chung Line, West Rail Line, Airport Express
  • By bus: W1, W2, W3, 36X, 36B, 42A, 46, 60X, 63X, 69X, 81, 95, 268X and 271.

From Hung Hom Railway Station to West Kowloon Station

  • By metro: Take West Rail Line from Hung Hom Railway Station to Austin Metro Station. Then walk through the passage to the West Kowloon Station.
MTRHong Kong Subway

Transportation to Shenzhen North Station

As one of the most important stations, as well as the largest and busiest transportation hub in the city, Shenzhen North Station is the terminus of Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link. It is located far from downtown of Shenzhen, yet enjoys convenient public transportation.

From Shenzhen Airport to Shenzhen North Station

  • By subway: take Line 1 from Shenzhen International Airport to Bao'an Center, then take Line 5 from Bao'an Center to Shenzhen North Railway Station.
  • By bus: Airport Shuttle Bus Line 3 runs directly from Shenzhen Airport to Shenzhen North Railway Station.

From Shenzhen Railway Station to Shenzhen North Railway Station

  • By subway: take Line 1 from Shenzhen Railway Station to Laijie, then take Line 3 to Buji, then take line 5 to Shenzhen North Railway Station.
  • By bus: 4, 5, 75, E7, E11, E14, E22, M130
shenzhen north high-speed train stationShenzhen North Railway Station

Detailded information about Shenzhen North Railway Station.

Transportation to Futian Station

Futian Station is centrally located in the city of Shenzhen. In addition to Shenzhen North, Futian Station is the other terminus of Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed railway and Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link.

From Shenzhen International Airport to Futian Railway Station

  • By subway: take Shenzhen Subway Line 11 from Shenzhen International Airport to Futian Station.

From Shenzhen North Railway Station to Futian Railway Station

  • By subway: take Shenzhen Subway Line 4 from Shenzhen North Station to Shaoniangong, then take Line 3 from Shaoniangong to Futian Station.

Other Ways of Traveling Between Shenzhen and Hong Kong

Before the Shenzhen–Hong Kong high-speed railway opened, the main means of transportation between Hong Kong and Shenzhen are subway, taxi and bus. Between these two cities, there are nine border ports. Luohu Port, Huanggang Port and Futian Port are the most well-known and busiest.

Shenzhen to Hong Kong By Subway

Beside Shenzhen-Hong high-speed train, subway is the most cost-effective and straightforward way of transportation. Among the nine border ports, Luohu Port and Futian Port are connected with Hong Kong MTR.

  • Luohu Port: East Rail Line (MTR), directly connects Luohu Port to Mong Kok and Hung Hom Railway Station.
  • Futian Port: in Hong Kong, the metro station of Futian Port is called Lok Ma Chau, linking with MTR East Rail Line to downtown of Hong Kong.

Shenzhen to Hong Kong by Bus

At each port, numerous cross-border buses head from Shenzhen to Hong Kong and vice versa. They are operated by various companies. Bus routes cover important areas in Hong Kong including Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong Disneyland, Hong Kong International Airport, Mong Kok and Wan Chai, etc.

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