Guangzhou Train Travel

Guangzhou Train Travel

By Candice SongUpdated Mar. 18, 2021

Jingguang (Beijing-Guangzhou) Railway and Jingjiu (Beijing-Hongkong) Railway run through Guangzhou. Guangzhou railway station is situated in the western ring-road. Travelers can get there by buses of No.7, 34, and 225.. It's very convenient. There are trains to the large and medium cities all over the country.

There are direct trains very 15 to 30 minutes from Guangzhou to Shenzhen which you can take at both Guangzhou Eastern Railway Station and Guangzhou Railway Station. The ticket is about 70 yuan per person.

Railway Stations in Guangzhou

There are five railway stations in Guangzhou: Guangzhou Railway Station, Guangzhou South Railway Station, Guangzhou East Railway Station, Guangzhou North Railway Station and Guangzhou West Railway Station.

Guangzhou Railway Station is in Huanshi Road (环市路), and it is the largest and the most important station in Guangzhou, at present. Trains departing to Beijing, Wuhan, Nanjing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Xi’an, Lhasa and many other cities in China. 

Guangzhou South Railway Station in Shibi Village, Panyu District (番禹区石壁村), is 17 kilometers (about 11 miles) from Guangzhou urban area, operating bullet trains (train numbers is started with ‘G’ or ‘D’) from Guangzhou to Zhuhai, Changsha, Wuhan and Xinhui (in Jiangmen City). 

Guangzhou East Railway Station (namely Tianhe Railway Station) operates trains from Guangzhou to Huizhou, Qingdao, Shantou, Meizhou and frequent bullet trains to Shenzhen. 

Guangzhou North Railway Station in Huadu District (花都区) is a railway station with advanced equipments (ticket vendors, touch information inquiring system, LCD TV, etc) and capacious and comfortable waiting rooms, being 27 kilometers (about 17 miles) from Guangzhou Railway Station. It mainly operates bullet trains from Guangzhou to Changsha, Wuhan. Guangzhou West Railway Station is a cargo terminal in ordinary days. However, it would be used as temporary passenger station during the Spring Festival days.

Guangzhou Railway Station 广州火车站

Train Station

How to Get There

Guangzhou South Railway Station 广州火车南站

How to Get There

Guangzhou East Railway Station 广州火车东站

How to Get There

Guangzhou North Railway Station 广州火车北站

Guangzhou West Railway Station 广州火车西站

Intercity Trains

Hong Kong to Guangzhou Trains

There are through trains running from Hong Kong to Guangzhou. The trains depart from Hong Kong at Hung Hom Railway Station and Guangzhou at the East Station. The journey covers 182 kilometers (113 miles) in around two hours.

Hong Kong to Guangzhou Through-Train Timetable

Train No. Hung Hom Guangzhou East
Railwa Station
T812 07:25 09:20
T824 8:18 10:09
T820 09:24 11:19
T804 10:42 12:37
T808 11:28 13:23
T814 12:14 14:09
T826 13:10 15:01
T818 14:47 16:42
T810 16:35 18:29
T828 17:50 19:41
T816 18:35 20:30
T802 19:24 21:19

Guangzhou - Hong Kong Through-Train Timetable

Train No. Guangzhou East
Railway Station
Hung Hom
T801 08:19 10:03
T807 9:03 10:56
T813 09:50 11:43
T817 12:12 14:07
T809 13:52 15:46
T825 15:31 17:21
T815 16:12 18:05
T803 16:56 18:49
T819 18:15 20:08
T827 20:15 22:05
T811 21:32 23:25
T802 19:24 21:19

Guangzhou to Dongguan

There are quite a lot of trains to Dongguang at the Guangzhou East Railway Station and Guangzhou Railway Station. It takes about half an hour and the ticket costs 15 Yuan (USD 2.2).

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