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Hong Kong-Xiamen High-Speed Train

Written by FabioUpdated Mar. 7, 2024

There are currently four pairs of direct high-speed trains operating between Hong Kong and Xiamen, as well as from Xiamen to Hong Kong. The travel time for these trains typically ranges from 3.5 to 4.5 hours, covering a distance of approximately 554 kilometers (344 miles). First class (US$125 per ticket), and second class (US$78 per ticket) are available on these trains.

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Hong Kong to Xiamen High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 7th, 2024)

West Kowloon Station "西九龙站" to Xiamen Station "厦门站"
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G3006 08:46 12:48 4h  2m
G3004 15:14 19:19 4h 5m
G3008 18:43 22:39 3h 56m
West Kowloon Station "西九龙站" to Xiamen North Station "厦门北站"
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G3002 14:25 18:06 3h 41m

Check Hong Kong to Xiamen high-speed train schedules.

Xiamen to Hong Kong High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 7th, 2024)

Xiamen Station "厦门站" to West Kowloon Station "西九龙站"
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G3003 10:15 14:32 4h 17m
G3007 14:10 18:22 4h 12m
G3005 17:10 21:28 4h 18m
Xiamen North Station "厦门北站" to West Kowloon Station "西九龙站"
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G3001 10:24 14:01 3h 37m

Xiamen to Hong Kong high-speed train schedules.

Hong Kong – Xiamen High-Speed Train Ticket Fares and Seat Classes

Ticket Prices

Ticket Types First Class Second Class
Adult ticket US$72 (CNY489) US$45 (CNY305)
Child ticket US$36 (CNY245) US$23 (CNY153)
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Seat Classes

High-speed trains between Hong Kong and Xiamen have two classes of seats: first class and second class. Business class or superior class on these trains is not available these trains.

1. Second class has 5 chairs (3+2) in a row. It is the most common class on a high-speed train and ticket fare is the cheapest. Like the seat on an airplane, the seatback is adjustable. Each seat is equipped with a foldable tray table and a power socket.

2. First class has four chairs in a row (2+2). It is more spacious, quieter, and more comfortable than second class. The seatback can also be adjusted to a comfortable position. A power socket and foldable table are available to each passenger. On a high-speed train, there is usually only one carriage for first class, on the first or last carriage.

Immigration Formalities at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station

The co-location arrangement at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station provides great convenience to travelers taking high-speed trains between Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland. The arrangement allows them to complete entry and exit formalities on the same floor, saving both time and hassle.

Here's how it works:

  • To enter Hong Kong, simply get off your train at B4 and then proceed to B2 for exit formalities for China Mainland and entry formalities for Hong Kong.
  • To exit Hong Kong, it's recommended to purchase your train tickets before arriving at West Kowloon Station. Once you arrive, head to B3 for exit formalities for Hong Kong and entry formalities for China Mainland, and finally proceed to B4 to board on your train.

Recommended Tours in Hong Kong and Xiamen

Hong Kong Tours

Hong Kong is a vibrant and bustling city that offers a unique blend of Eastern and Western cultures. This prosperous metropolis attracts tourists from around the world with its stunning skyline, diverse cuisine, and exciting attractions. Find more Hong Kong tours and travel information.

If you would like to visit the most high-profile tourist sites, historical sites, mountain ranges, and shopping areas in half a day, choose Hong Kong Island Half-Day Tour.

Xiamen Tours

Xiamen, a coastal city situated in Fujian province, China, is a sought-after tourist destination renowned for its breathtaking scenery, deep historical roots, and lively cultural heritage. Nestled along the southeastern coast, Xiamen captivates visitors with its harmonious fusion of natural landscapes, captivating heritage sites, and vibrant urban atmosphere. 

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