Hong Kong, as the top ideal place in world for foodies, travelers, photographers, and business people is one of the major gate way cities for visitors to fly off China. The Guangzhou (Shenzhen) Hong Kong High Speed Rail enables you and many other people to transfer to the beautiful Hong Kong Island and the historical from the prosperous Guangzhou City which is the capital city of Guangdong Province and the symbol destination to discover and savor the charming and interesting Lingnan Culture. And also from those areas, a lot of world celebrities and famous masters walked to the peak of their life, such as Sun Yatsen, Bruce Lee, I. M. Pei, etc. Taking the high speed “Vibrant Express” (动感号), you could explore their background history and stories with less time on the way but more on the highlights. 6 Days Best Hong Kong Guilin Tour with Guangzhou Layover >
As the busy trading and business between Hong Kong and Guangdong Province, there are frequently running bullet trains for your convenient and simple choices. Every day, there are totally about 35 high speed bullet trains from Guangzhou South Station to Hong Kong West Kowloon Station. Those all G trains depart 07:00-21:30 and take about 1 hour to travel along the whole way to Hong Kong. Among all, the fastest trains take only about 47 minutes to transfer you there. Please check the detailed Guangzhou Hong Kong trains schedule at below!
Guangzhou Hong Kong High Speed Rail is also called Guangzhou Shenzhen Hong Kong Express Rail Link, which starts from Guangzhou South Railway Station (广州南站), via other 5 railway stations in Dongguan and Shenzhen cities, and finally ends at Hong Kong West Kowloon Terminus (香港西九龙站). This totally 142km long railway links Guangzhou and Hong Kong by a much better ideal easy transfer for about only 47 minutes by the fastest train. Therefore, travelers could go from Guangzhou to Hong Kong to spend their amazing holiday at will at that time. Let’s see the detailed address and transportation of train stations in Guangzhou and Hong Kong in advance to plan your Guangzhou Hong Kong high speed train tour in China!
Guangzhou South Railway Station (广州南站)
Guangzhou South Railway Station is a little far from the city center, at Shibi Street, Panyu District, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province (广东省广州市番禺区石壁街道 广州南站). It usually needs about 0.5 hours to get to the downtown area by the Metro Line 2 to visit attractions like Sun Yatsen Memorial Hall, Yue Xiu Park, and Six Banyan Tree, etc. From there, you could also take Line 2 and Line 1 to Ancestral Temple of the Chen Family, Line 2 and Line 6 to Shamian Island Scenic Area, Line 7 to Chimelong Safari Park, Line 7 and Line 3 to Canton Tower, and Line 2 and Line 3 to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, etc.
Hong Kong West Kowloon Terminus (香港西九龙总站)
West Kowloon Terminus is the only stop in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Located between Kowloon Station (九龙站) and Austin Station (柯士甸站) in the central Hong Kong, this station has many good accommodation, restaurant, shopping and entertainment choices. You could take the Hong Kong West Rail Line, East Rail Line, and Disneyland Resort Line to Hong Kong Disney Resort for about 50 minutes, and take West Rail Line, Tung Chung Line and Airport Express to Hong Kong International Airport for about 1.5 hours, etc. Learn more about Hong Kong West Kowloon Station >
Class of Ticket
On high speed trains from Guangzhou to Hong Kong, there are three kinds of tickets are provided, including Business Class Seat, First Class Seat and Second Class Seat. Second Class Seat is the most budget level you will share a row space with other passengers. First Class of Seat is more comfortable and quiet for those who prefer a good rest on the way. If you would like to try the most luxury and superior train travel experience, the Business Class Seat better than the business level on airplane will shock you beyond expectation. Check All Types of Seats on China High Speed Train>
Book, Collect, Alter and Cancel
Foreign tourists can book train ticket online or ask help from ticket agency, or buy the tickets physically at the train station with your valid passport. One thing you should remember is to book the ticket as early as possible, especially in peak tourist seasons. After collecting the tickets, please read carefully about the train number, departure date and station to make sure you won’t miss the train. If you want to cancel, alter your train tickets, you are required to bring your passport to the ticket counter and make the adjustments. Check details about How to Book, Collect, Alter, and Cancel China Train Tickets>
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Board & Get off
1) Prepare your documents well (valid passport with China Visa); 2) Get to the right train station in advance; 3) Collect train tickets; 4) Read your train ticket; 5) Pass the security control; 6) Pass through Security & Luggage Checks; 7) Find the right waiting room; 8) Cross the ticket checking gate; 9) Get to the right platform; 10) Get on your train. Keep the ticket well, because the ticket will be checked again to leave the station after you get off. Check details about How to Board & Disembark a Train>
China train travel with luggage is much easier than taking flight, for you don’t need to check luggage separately. Each passenger with a train ticket is allowed to carry luggage in certain weight and volume, but without limitation of amount and types. Though there are written regulation and rules about the luggage allowance, in practice, passengers can take as much luggage as you can if only you handled them properly. Check detailed Baggage Allowance & Policy to Take China Train>
Facilities and Service
All high speed trains in China are equipped with advanced facilities and good service to make your journey more convenient and comfortable. There are different places you can put your luggage onboard, racks and specialized luggage storage areas. Besides, the air-conditioner train offers you plug under the seats to charge your phone or laptop, sightseeing window to view the outside scenery as well as western-style toilets. There is also available dining area you can get some supplies. Bilingual signs and the broadcast use both Chinese and English so that you don’t need to worry about the communication. Check All Facilities & Service on China Train>
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