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Tianjin-Guangzhou Trains

Tianjin-Guangzhou Trains

Written by Kelly PangUpdated Jul. 7, 2021

There is only one pair of high-speed trains operating between Guangzhou South Railway Station and Tianjin West Railway Station daily. The train to Guangzhou continues to Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station, connecting Tianjin and Hong Kong too.

The other seven pairs are normal-speed trains running between Guangzhou Railway Station or Guangzhou East Railway Station and Tianjin Railway Station, with a journey duration of 23 to 27 hours.

Tianjin–Guangzhou High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 2,108 kilometers (1,310 miles)
  • Terminals: Tianjin West Railway Station, Guangzhou South Railway Station
  • Duration: about 9 hours
  • Main stops: Shijiazhuang, Zhengzhou, Yueyang, Changsha, Hengyang

Tianjin to Guangzhou High-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on March 19, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G305 10:58 20:00 9 h 2 min

For up-to-date schedules, you can use the search tool at the top of this page or search via our China Highlights train ticket service.

Guangzhou to Tianjin High-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on March 19, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G306 10:50 19:47 8 h 57 min

Tianjin to Guangzhou High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
¥2,764 ($395) ¥1,404 ($201) ¥877.5 ($125)

Tianjin–Guangzhou Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Tianjin Railway Station, Tianjin West Railway Station, Guangzhou Railway Station, Guangzhou East Railway Station
  • Duration: 23–27 hours
  • Main stops: Baoding, Shijiazhuang, Zhengzhou, Changsha, Zhuzhou, Hengyang, Shaoguan

Tianjin to Guangzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 19, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
Z384 02:55 05:00, the next day 26 h 5 min
T122 08:24 10:40, the next day 26 h 16 min
T252 12:33 15:47, the next day 27 h 14 min
Z12 14:43 13:45, the next day 23 h 2 min
  • Please note: The trains listed above are only some of the ones in operation. The timetable is just for your reference.
  • If you want up-to-date schedules, you can use the search tool at the top of this page or search via our China Highlights train ticket service.

Guangzhou to Tianjin Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 19, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
Z112 07:36 05:57 22 h 21 min
Z14 17:13 15:57 22 h 44 min
T254 19:36 22:00, the next day 26 h 24 min
Z236 19:58 20:21, the next day 24 h 23 min

Tianjin to Guangzhou Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
¥845 ($121) ¥475 ($68) ¥251 ($36)

Tianjin–Guangzhou Flights vs High-Speed Trains

Currently, flights are the fastest way to travel between Tianjin and Guangzhou. It will take about 3 hours for a single journey. The full price for an economy ticket is more than 300 USD.

Because of the shorter duration time, flights are still a very attractive option even if the ticket price is usually higher. For travelers with a tight schedule and a sufficient budget, flights are the best option.

If you prefer to travel on the high-speed trains, you can consider transferring from Beijing or Changsha instead. There are more options between the Tianjin–Beijing–Guangzhou route and the Tianjin–Changsha–Guangzhou route.

If the arrival and departure station is the same for the connection train, there will be a transfer route at the train station. You can connect to the second train without checking out and checking in again. For transfers in the same train station, it is necessary to leave at least one hour between the two trains.

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