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Guangzhou – Shenzhen High-Speed Trains — Duration, Price, Stations, and Timetable

There are 195 of trains running both ways on the Guangzhou – Shenzhen route, 187 of them are high-speed trains. A trip between the two cities has been shortened from 3 hours to 40 minutes. The trains run frequently from 06:00 to 23:00, which makes it very easy to fit your schedule. gh your ticket gate to find your platform. When you are boarding your train, show your ticket to a staff member and make sure you are boarding the right train.

  • Distance: 102 kilometers (63 miles)
  • Shortest duration: 55 minutes
  • Number of trains: 187 pairs of high-speed trains (107 G trains, 80 C trains)

Guangzhou to Shenzhen high speed railway map

Guangzhou – Shenzhen High-Speed Train Schedule

Update on: July 18th, 2017

Departure Arrival First Train – Last Train
Train Type and Quantity
Average Interval
(hrs:mins)
Journey Time
(hrs:mins)
Seat Class Price
CNY USD
(approx.)
Guangzhou South Shenzhen North 07:00 – 23:08
105 G trains 
0:10 0:29 to 0:47 2nd class ¥74.50 $11
1st class ¥99.50 $15
Superior class ¥199.50 $31
Business class ¥199.50 $31
Futian 10:45 – 16:28
40 G trains 
6:43 0:45 2nd class ¥82 $13
1st class ¥108 $17
Business class ¥215 $32
Guangzhou North Shenzhen North 09:28 – 21:15
8 G trains 
1:18 0:55 to 1:04 2nd class ¥94 $14
1st class ¥134 $21
Superior class ¥267 $41
Business class ¥267 $41
Guangzhou Shenzhen 06:00 – 22:34
21 C trains
0:36 1:23 to 2:14 2nd class ¥79.50 $12
1st class ¥99.50 $15
Guangzhou East Shenzhen 06:24 – 22:36
59 C trains 
0:18 1:09 to 1:13 2nd class ¥79.50 $12
1st class ¥99.50 $15 

Shenzhen – Guangzhou High-Speed Train Schedule

Update on: July 18th, 2017

Departure Arrival First Train – Last Train
Train Type and Quantity
Average Interval
(hrs:mins)
Journey Time
(hrs:mins)
Seat Class Price
CNY USD
(approx.)
Shenzhen North Guangzhou South 07:00 – 23:04
77 G trains
0:12 0:29 to 0:46 2nd class ¥74.50 $11
1st class ¥99.50 $15
Superior class ¥199.50 $31
Business class ¥199.50 $31
Guangzhou North 08:07 – 18:32
8 G trains 
1:44 0:50 to 0:59 2nd class ¥94 $14
1st class ¥134 $21
Business class ¥267 $41
Futian Guangzhou South 07:03 – 22:58
40 G trains 
0:34 0:40 to 0:54 2nd class ¥82 $13
1st class ¥108 $17
Superior class ¥130 $20
Business class ¥215 $33
Shenzhen Guangzhou 06:20 – 20:54
21 C trains 
0:39 1:23 to 1:30 2nd class ¥79.50 $12
1st class ¥99.50 $15
Guangzhou East 06:40 – 22:44
59 C trains 
0:16 1:11 to 1:13 2nd class ¥79.50 $12
1st class  ¥99.50 $15
guangzhou south railway station Guangzhou South Railway Station

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How to Get to Train Stations

There are several train stations in large cities like Guangzhou and Shenzhen. Each one is far away from the other. Please make sure you go to the right station for your train.

In Guangzhou

Guangzhou South Railway Station ("广州南 Guangzhou Nan" on tickets)

Guangzhou South Station is modern and airport-like and is one of the largest railway stations in China. All of the G category Guangzhou – Shenzhen trains depart from this station. It is far from downtown but with convenient transportation:

  • By subway: Line 2
  • By bus: 3, K6, 20, 52, 61, 64, 75, 75B, 79, 99, 100, 102, 108
  • By taxi:
    Taxi Stand Journey Cost (includes expressway toll)
    Canton Tower 30 minutes 80 yuan (12 USD)
    Guangzhou Baiyun Intl Airport 1 hour 200 yuan (31 USD) (includes expressway toll)
    Guangzhou Railway Station 35 minutes 85 yuan (13 USD)
    Guangzhou East Railway Station 55 minutes 70 yuan (11 USD)
    Guangzhou North Railway Station 2 hours 150 yuan (23 USD)

Guangzhou Railway Station ("广州 Guangzhou" on tickets)

Conveniently located in downtown, Guangzhou Railway Station is also one of the busiest stations in China. Some of the C category Guangzhou – Shenzhen trains depart from here. One can easily reach this station by subway, taxi or bus.

  • By subway: Line 2 & Line 5
  • By bus: B2, B2A, 3, 7, 8, B10, 11, 14, 15, 18, 21, 25, 30, 31, 41, 43, 51, 52, 55
  • By taxi:
    Taxi Stand Journey Cost (includes expressway toll)
    Canton Tower 30 minutes 40 yuan (6 USD)
    Guangzhou Baiyun Intl Airport 40 minutes 95 yuan (15 USD) (includes expressway toll)
    Guangzhou South Railway Station 35 minutes 85 yuan (13 USD)
    Guangzhou East Railway Station 25 minutes 30 yuan (5 USD)
    Guangzhou North Railway Station 1 hour 90 yuan (14 USD)

Guangzhou East Railway Station ("广州东 Guangzhou Dong" on tickets)

Guangzhou East Railway Station is the station for Guangzhou – Hong Kong trains and some of the C category Guangzhou – Shenzhen trains.

  • By subway: Line 3
  • By bus: 24, 28, 34, 41, 43, 45, 49, 62A, 302, 302A, 501, 508
  • By taxi:
    Taxi Stand Cost (includes expressway toll) Journey
    Canton Tower 25 yuan (4 USD) 30 minutes
    Guangzhou Baiyun Intl Airport 110 yuan (17 USD) (includes expressway toll) 1 hour
    Guangzhou Railway Station 40 yuan (6 USD) 35 minutes
    Guangzhou South Railway Station 78 yuan (12 USD) 55 minutes
    Guangzhou North Railway Station 130 yuan (20 USD) 1½ hours
  • See our transportation guide for Guangzhou East Railway Station.

Guangzhou North Railway Station ("广州北 Guangzhou Bei" on tickets)

Remote from the city center, Guangzhou North Station serves some of the Guangzhou – Shenzhen C category trains. The most convenient way to this station is by taxi.

  • By bus: 475, 105, 108, 111, 113, 185, 187, 198, 21, 274, 278, 291A, 291B, 519, 528, 538, 555, 556
  • By taxi:
    Taxi Stand Journey Cost (includes expressway toll)
    Canton Tower 1 hour 40 minutes 155 yuan (24 USD)
    Guangzhou Baiyun Intl Airport 35 minutes 45 yuan (7 USD)
    Guangzhou Railway Station 1 hour 85 yuan (13 USD)
    Guangzhou South Railway Station 1½ hours 185 yuan (28 USD) (includes expressway toll)
    Guangzhou East Railway Station 1 hour 20 minutes 100 yuan (15 USD)

In Shenzhen

Shenzhen North Railway Station ("深圳北 Shenzhen Bei" on tickets)

The newly-built and airport-like Shenzhen North Station serves all the G category Shenzhen – Guangzhou trains. It is a bit far away from the city center, but can be easily reached by taxi, subway and bus.

  • By subway: Line 4 (Longhua Line) & Line 5 (Huanzhong Line)
  • By bus: B666, B730, E7, E22, M217, M299, M341, M343, M352, M353, M360
  • By taxi:
    Taxi Stand Cost (includes expressway toll) Journey
    Shenzhen Window of the World 40 yuan (6 USD) 30 minutes
    Shenzhen Bao'an Intl Airport 90 yuan (14 USD) (includes expressway toll) 50 minutes
    Futian Railway Station 40 yuan (6 USD) 25 minutes
    Shenzhen Railway Station 55 yuan (8 USD) 40 minutes
  • See our transportation guide for Shenzhen North Railway Station.

Futian Railway Station ("福田 Futian" on tickets)

Futian Railway Station is located in the southern district of Shenzhen, a bit far from the city center. It is the largest underground railway station in China. Some of the G trains depart from and arrive at Futian Station. Most of them also stop at Shenzhen North Station.

  • By subway: Line 2 & Line 3 & Line 11
  • By bus: 327, M221, E28, E18, E613, M413, 134, 59
  • By taxi:
  • Taxi Stand Cost (includes expressway toll) Journey
    Shenzhen Window of the World 30 yuan (5 USD) 20 minutes
    Shenzhen Bao'an Intl Airport 90 yuan (14 USD) (includes expressway toll) 50 minutes
    Shenzhen North Railway Station 40 yuan (6 USD) 30 minutes
    Shenzhen Railway Station 30 yuan (5 USD) 25 minutes

Shenzhen Railway Station ("深圳 Shenzhen" on tickets)

Located in the city center, Shenzhen Railway Station is just beside Luohu Port, convenient for passengers who need to go to Hong Kong. Some of the C category Shenzhen – Guangzhou trains depart from here.

  • By subway: Line 1
  • By bus: 1, 17, 12, 101, 102, 25, 205, 215, 38, 302, 306, 337, 352, 387, 7, 82, 83, 97, K302
  • By taxi:
    Taxi Stand Cost (includes expressway toll) Journey
    Shenzhen Window of the World 45 yuan (7 USD) 35 minutes
    Shenzhen Bao'an Intl Airport 120 yuan (18 USD) 1 hour 10 minutes
    Futian Railway Station 25 yuan (4 USD) 20 minutes
    Shenzhen North Railway Station 50 yuan (8 USD) 50 minutes

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