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Shanghai-Shenzhen Trains

Shanghai-Shenzhen Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Nov. 20, 2023

There are 14 pairs of high-speed trains traveling from Shanghai to Shenzhen and vice versa. They operate at bullet train stations of Shanghai Hongqiao and Shenzhen North. The fastest bullet trains G998 take 7 hours to finish 1,600 kilometers (992 miles). The travel time of other bullet train is 7 to 11 hours. Second class ticket on Shanghai to Shenzhen high-speed trains costs US$87 per adult.

In addition, there are two pairs of normal-speed overnight trains, with the duration of 18.5 hours. Overnight trains operate at Shanghai South and Shenzhen railway stations, which are different from high-speed trains. Soft sleeper and hard sleeper are available, with the ticket prices of 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: 8-12 hours
  • Main stops: Shanghai, Jiaxing, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Wenzhou, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Shenzhen

Shanghai to Shenzhen High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 3rd, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G2784 06:55 17:02 10h 7m
G2281 08:47 20:11 11h 24m
D3107 09:39 21:13 11h 34m
G2283 11:18 22:25 11h 7m
G2788 12:50 22:38 9h 48m
G99 14:09 21:40 7h 31m

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Shenzhen to Shanghai High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 3rd, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G2790 06:33 16:23 9h 50m
D2290 09:14 20:42 11h 28m
D2424 11:17 22:31 11h 14m
G100 11:45 19:25 7h 40m
G2786 13:10 22:59 9h 49m
G998 14:30 21:25 6h 55m

Check Shenzhen Train Schedules.

Shanghai-Shenzhen High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$387 (CNY2,670) US$140 (CNY961) US$87 (CNY599)

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 May 3rd, 2023)

Shanghai to Shenzhen
Train No. Dep. Arr. Duration
T211 11:29 06:10 (next day) 18h 41m
T101 13:02 07:46 (next day) 18 h 44m
Shenzhen to Shanghai
T212 13:14 07:57 (next day) 18h 43m
T102 16:06 11:09 (next day) 19h 03m

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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$87
First Class: US$140
Soft sleeper: US$89
Hard sleeper: US$57
Punctuality 99% punctual Occasional delays Occasional delays

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