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Shanghai-Shenzhen Bullet Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Mar. 8, 2024

For those seeking speed and efficiency, we offer 11 pairs of high-speed trains shuttling between Shanghai Hongqiao and Shenzhen North bullet train stations. The fastest among them, G997, completes the 1,600-kilometer (992-mile) journey in just 6 hours and 50 minutes. Other high-speed trains cover the route in 7 to 11 hours, providing flexibility to suit your schedule. Secure a Second Class ticket for US$89 per adult for a comfortable ride.

Additionally, for travelers preferring an overnight experience, we provide two pairs of normal-speed overnight trains departing from Shanghai South and Shenzhen railway stations, as well as Shenzhen East. These trains offer a leisurely 12-hour journey. Choose between Soft Sleeper and Hard Sleeper accommodations, priced at US$89 and US$57 respectively.

Shanghai-Shenzhen High-Speed Train

  • Distance: 1,600 kilometers (992 miles)
  • Terminals: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, Shenzhen North Railway Station
  • Duration: 7-12 hours
  • Main stops: Shanghai, Jiaxing, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Wenzhou, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Shenzhen

Shanghai to Shenzhen High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 8th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G2784 06:55 17:00 10h 5m
G2281 08:47 20:11 11h 24m
D3107 09:39 21:25 11h 46m
G2283 11:18 22:26 11h 8m
G2788 12:50 22:33 9h 43m
G99 14:09 21:32 7h 23m

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Shenzhen to Shanghai High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 8th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G2790 06:33 16:23 9h 50m
D2290 09:14 20:38 11h 24m
D2424 11:17 22:31 11h 14m
G100 11:59 19:25 7h 26m
G2786 13:02 22:59 9h 57m
G998 14:30 21:25 6h 55m

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Shanghai-Shenzhen High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$371 (CNY2,670) US$137 (CNY986) US$86 (CNY616)

Please note: Business class is only available on trains G99/G100. Other high-speed trains between Shanghai and Shenzhen only have first and second classes available.

Shanghai-Shenzhen Normal-Speed Train

  • Duration: 18.5-19 hours
  • Terminals: Shanghai South Railway Station, Shenzhen North Railway Station
  • Main stops: Shanghai, Jiaxing, Yiwu, Jinhua, Shangrao, Yingtan, Huizhou, Dongguan, Shenzhen

Shanghai-Shenzhen Overnight Train Timetable

(Updated on March 8th, 2024)

Shanghai to Shenzhen
Train No. Dep. Arr. Duration
T211 11:32 06:10 (next day) 18h 38m
T101 12:53 07:35 (next day) 18h 42m
Shenzhen to Shanghai
T212 15:50 10:06 (next day) 18h 16m
T102 16:10 11:08 (next day) 19h 58m

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Shanghai-Shenzhen Overnight Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$89 (CNY613) US$57 (CNY391) US$34 (CNY234)

Shanghai to Shenzhen By Train or Plane?

  High-Speed Train Normal-Speed Train Airplane
Duration Daytime high-speed train:7-11.5 hours 18.5-19 hours 2.5-3 hours
Ticket Price Second class: US$86
First Class: US$137
Soft sleeper: US$89
Hard sleeper: US$57
Punctuality 99% punctual Occasional delays Occasional delays

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