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There are 12 pairs of Guangzhou – Hong Kong through trains. It is the direct train service between Guangzhou and Hong Kong. Services connect Guangzhou and Kowloon East Rail Line within Hong Kong territory, crossing the Hong Kong–Chinese border at Lo Wu.
Guangzhou – Shenzhen – Hong Kong high-speed trains are expected to be put into operation in the third quarter of 2018. The express rail link will depart from south Guangzhou, pass through Dongguanand Shenzhen, and arrive in west Hong Kong.
The link will also connect with the national high-speed network including the Beijing – Guangzhou Railway, significantly reducing the travel time between mainland cities and Hong Kong.
The timetables below are only for your reference. If you want up-to-date schedules, you may use the search tool at the top of this page, or use our Train Ticket Booking Service.
(Updated on Oct 16, 2017)
|Guangzhou East “广州南” to West Kowloon "西九龙" Train|
|08:00-12:00||4 Trains (Z801, Z807, Z813, Z823)||1h 58 min|
|12:00-16:00||3 Trains (Z817, Z809, Z825)||1 h 53 min to 1 h 58 min|
|16:00-20:00||3 Trains (Z815, Z803, Z819)||4 h 24 min to 5 h 45 min|
|20:00-21:32||2 Trains (Z815, Z803, Z819)||1 h 56 min|
|West Kowloon "西九龙" to Guangzhou East “广州南” Train|
|08:00-12:00||5 Trains (Z812, Z824, Z820, Z804, Z808)||1h 59 min|
|12:00-16:00||2 Trains (Z814, Z818)||1 h 543 min to 1 h 59 min|
|16:00-20:00||3 Trains (Z810, Z816, Z812)||4 h 24 min to 5 h 45 min|
||Dongguan – Hung Hom||Guangzhou East – Hung Hom|
|Ticket Types||First Class||First Class||Superior Class|
|Adult (10+ years old)||155 HKD (20 USD)||201 HKD (30 USD)||242 HKD (36 USD)|
|Child (5–9 years old)||78 HKD (10 USD)||101 HKD (15 USD)||121 HKD (18 USD)|
This policy applies for train routes, stations, and dates specified on the paper tickets:
There are two types of through trains: Kowloon – Canton Railway Through Trains(KTT), managed by Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway Corporation; new 25T trains, managed and operated by Guangzhou Railway Corporation.
Please see a simple comparison of their main differences below:
|Equipment and Service||KTT||New 25T Trains|
|Decks||Double decks||One deck|
|Seat class||First class, superior class||First class|
|Wi-Fi service||Available (reasonable fee)||None|
|Toilet||Two toilets per coach: 1 Western-style, 1 Chinese-style||One toilet per coach|
|Free drinks||Watsons distilled water||Purified water|
|Food for sale||Hong Kong-style food and beverages||Haagen-Dazs ice cream and box meals|
|Folding dinner tables at seat||
First class: folding tables for 4
Superior class: folding tables for 2 or 4
|One folding table per seat|
|Souvenirs for sale||Yes||No|
|Broadcast||In English, Cantonese, and Mandarin||In English and Mandarin|
|Digital station name board||In English||In Chinese characters|
|Electricity for customer use||Charger rental||Three–pin electric outlets|
|Accepted payment||HKD, RMB, and Octopus cards||HKD and RMB|
Now there are only a few more steps for you to getyour tickets! Click our Train Ticket Booking Service, simply choose a train, fill in the dates and passenger information on the request, and pay for them.China Highlights provides detailed and helpful English guidance, a 24/7 service, and also a ticket delivery service.
Guangzhou – Hong Kong through trains depart from Guangzhou East Railway Station and arrive at Hong Kong's Hung Hom Station (aka Kowloon, 九龙 Jiulong /jyo-long/).
Located in Dongzhan Road in Tianhe District, the station is 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport.Guangzhou East Railway Station is the main terminus for the regular Guangzhou to Hong Kong train route.
To/from Guangzhou East Railway Station (广州东站): B19, 41, 43, 45, 122, 122-A, 175, 183, 185, 195, 209, 214, 233, 256, 280, 283, 302, 302-A, 501, 508, 515, 551, 15 night bus, 17 night bus, 28 night bus, 78 night bus
To/from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (广州白云国际机场): Airport Express Bus
|Taxi Stand||Cost||Journey||Taxi Stand||Cost||Journey|
|To Guangzhou Railway Station||30 CNY (5 USD)||25mins||To Guangzhou South Railway Station||75 CNY (11 USD )||40mins|
|To Baiyun Airport||125 CNY (18 USD)||60mins||To Canton Trade Fair Venue||30 CNY (5 USD)||25mins|
|Subway Station||Subway Line||Duration||Cost|
|To Guangzhou SouthRailway Station||Line 1 -> Line 2, 20stops||50m||6 CNY (0.9 USD )|
|To Guangzhou Railway Station||Line 1 -> Line 2, 11stops||30m||4 CNY (0.6 USD )|
|To Baiyun Airport||Line 3, 11stops||35m||7CNY (1 USD )|
|To Chimelong Resort||Line 1 -> Line 3, 11stops||30m||6 CNY (0.9 USD )|
|To Zhujiang New City||Line 1 -> Line 3, 4stops||15m||2 CNY (0.3 USD )|
Hung Hom Station is also called Kowloon Station (also referred to as Hong Kong Station on the China Highlights 'Trains' page). It is presently Hong Kong's only station with trains going to the mainland including Guangzhou, Beijing, and Shanghai.
Located in Yau Tsim Mong District(Chinese: 油尖旺區), Hung Hom Station is1,500 feet (500 meters) northeast of the Hong Kong Science Museum and the Hong Kong Museum of History, and 800 yards (730 meters) east of Nathan Road.
|Tsim Sha Tsui||27 HKD (3 USD )||10mins|
|Avenue of Stars||30 HKD (4 USD )||14mins|
|Mong Kok||30 HKD (4 USD )||14mins|
|Hong Kong Intl Airport||250 HKD (32 USD )||35mins|
By Airport Express Shuttle Bus
The station is connected to Kowloon Station by a free shuttle bus. From Kowloon Station, you can then catch the Airport Express MTR train straight to the airport.