Hong Kong West Kowloon High Speed Railway Station

For the convenient connection with mainland China by bullet trains, Hong Kong also has constructed its first and only high speed railway station in its downtown area. The train station is called Hong Kong West Kowloon Terminus (香港西九龙总站) and lies at the prosperous Tsim Sha Tsui area, where many great and handy means of transportation underground and aboveground are facilities. Therefore, train travelers can take the new high speed bullet train to continue your explorer of highlights in China from Hong Kong with so much convenience and time saving.

As the terminal train station of China Hong Kong high speed trains, Hong Kong West Kowloon Train Station serves for over 100 daily trains to / from cities in mainland China, including Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Beijing, Shanghai, Guilin, Hangzhou, Kunming, Xiamen, and so on.

Since it is a cross-border railway station in Hong Kong, West Kowloon Railway Station also is prepared with facilities and services for customs and immigration, so that passengers will go through the series of checking processes for leaving Hong Kong and boarding the train to mainland China without going to the Hong Kong border, same way for mainland China to Hong Kong train travelers. You will find it easy and fast to take bullet trains from / to Hong Kong.

Hong Kong West Kowloon Terminus is so far the world's largest underground train station, crossing around 11 hectares, which makes it an ideal transportation hub for the daily hundreds of thousands of passengers. Moreover, designed by the world famous Aedas, in collaboration with AECOM, West Kowloon Terminus is eye-pleasing with elegant lines and class curtain walls, which also change this train station into a nice place to enjoy Hong Kong sceneries and turns it into a new iconic building of Hong Kong.

West Kowloon Terminus Signs at West Kowloon Terminus

Hong Kong West Kowloon Train StationCheck In & Out in Hong Kong Station
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Apart from the above routes, tourist can also take high speed trains from Hong Kong to Kunming, Xiamen, Changsha, Chaoshan and etc. You can contact us for more details and available train schedules, tickets and train travel tips.

Hong Kong High Speed Rail Station Floor Facilities

There are altogether 6 floors at Hong Kong West Kowloon Terminus to contain the tickets windows, checking facilities, boarding platform, waiting rooms, public transportation, business areas, etc. Please check the detailed facilities at each floor at below.

1 Landscaped Deck Footbridge MTR Kowloon Station and Austin Station, Shops, Garden Squares, etc.
G Ground Level Entrance, Concourses, Public Transportation Interchange (Airport Express Shuttle Bus), etc.
B1 Ticket Hall Ticketing Lobby, Departures, Taxi Drop-off Stations, Parking, Parcel Consignment, etc.
B2 Arrival Level Arrival Hall, Taxi Pick-up Stations, Subways to Austin Station, etc.
B3 Departure Level Waiting Room, Smoking Room, etc.
B4 Platform 1-15 Island Platforms and Side Platforms for bullet trains to mainland Chinese cities.
Hong Kong West Kowloon Station Vibrant Express at West Kowloon Platform

Hong Kong High Speed Rail Station Map & Location

Hong Kong West Kowloon Terminus is situated between the two main metro stations in Hong Kong, the Kowloon Station and Austin Station. Enjoying the very prosperous downtown location, you will find it as simple as ABC to get to this railway station from other places in Hong Kong. It takes only 4 minutes'walking to West kowloon Station from Austin Station, and 12 minutes' walking from Kowloon Station.

How to Get to West Kowloon Railway Station

No matter you choose local taxi, subway, or other means of transportation, you can reach West Kowloon Terminus easily and soon. Currently, there are 10 bus lines you can take to get to West Kowloon High Speed Railway Station, including Bus 36B, 36X, 42A, 60X, and so on. Besides, there are new green tourist buses and more bus routes have been operated for transfer convenience.

By Hong Kong Metro (MTR)

Hong Kong MTR Tung Chung Line (东涌线) and Airport Express (机场快线) can take you to Kowloon Station, and West Rail Line (西铁线) will transfer you to Austin Station.

West Kowloon Terminus Location Hong Kong MapWest Kowloon Terminus Location Hong Kong Map (click to enlarge)

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Questions & Discussions

Following are latest questions and answers from our webusers and customers. You can learn many useful information from the discussion and cases. You can also join in the discussions or ask your own question. Our experts will help you ASAP.

Why is there no separation from Business class/Premium class/First class to second class
The second class can be very noisy when you have baby screaming. Hope there is some sort of door that separate passengers (children running around) from second class/first class to business class/premium class, and to make it much more exclusive. Some second class passengers even go to first class and sit there throughout their trip, which is not fare for passengers who paid full fare.
2019-08-28 07:38
Hi Margaret,

Thanks for the question again! At present, only business class carriages are separated from other kinds of carriages as those business ones are usually situated at the both ends of the train. Other carriages cannot be separated, because that may bring some troubles for security patrolling and ticket checking during the train journey.

Hope this helps and enjoy your China tour!
Why is there no business class or premium class High speed rail train to/\'from Hong Kong for certain routes
Why is there no business class or premium class high speed rail train to/from Hong Kong from Xiamen etc? We need that, especially international travelers who can sleep in a quiet environment.
2019-08-28 07:36
Hi Margaret,

Thanks for your question! Whether there are business seats, it depends on the specific type of the high-speed train and the running routes. Different types of high speed trains and trains on different routes may equip with different seats. Currently all the direct train between HK and Xiamen have no business class seats. If you want to take business class seats, you can travel to Shenzhen first and then transfer to Xiamen.

Wish you a nice day!

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