Transportation between two places can change the life and trip mode of their citizens, so do your travel planning and transferring way. The Guangzhou Shenzhen high speed train available since 2011 has provided a lot of change to people and other foreign visitors. Only taking about 0.5-1 hour’s riding, the high speed train is much more convenient and better than the 2-3 hours’ bus riding from Guangzhou to Shenzhen.
Every day, there are over 100 bullet trains running from Guangzhou to Shenzhen North Station and Futian Station, from around 07:00-23:00, so the frequently running trains would achieve your easy choosing and booking. Please check the detailed Guangzhou to Shenzhen train schedule to select your ideal one to suit your time!
Guangzhou Shenzhen High Speed Rail is a part of the Beijing - Hong Kong High Speed Railway. From Guangzhou South Railway Station to Shenzhen Futian Railway Station, the train route has a total length of about 111 kilometers (about 69 miles) and passes Qingsheng Station in Guangzhou, Humen Station in Dongguan, and Guangmingcheng Station and Shenzhen North Station in Shenzhen. All the high speed trains make stopover at Shenzhen North Station. And for other people’s needs, some trains also continue to run and stop in Futian Station in Shenzhen. You could click the Guangzhou Shenzhen High Speed Railway Map at below to see the train stations.
Guangzhou South Railway Station (广州南站)
Guangzhou South Station is 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). To get to this station, it usually needs about 0.5 hours by the Metro Line 2 from the downtown area where you could visit attractions like Sun Yatsen Memorial Hall, Yue Xiu Park, and Six Banyan Tree, etc. Also, you could take the Metro Line 1 and Line 2 from Ancestral Temple of the Chen Family, Line 6 and Line 2 from Shamian Island Scenic Area, Line 7 from Chimelong Safari Park, Line 3 and Line 7 from Canton Tower, and Line 3 and Line 2 from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, etc.
Guangzhou North Railway Station (广州北站)
Guangzhou North Station serves for Several G trains. It is located at No. 1 Zhanqian Road, Huadu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong (广东省广州市花都区站前路1号 广州北站). Actually, it is a little farther away to the Guangzhou downtown and closer to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport. The Metro Line 9 and Line 3 link the station with Guangzhou Baiyun Airport together for about 40 minutes’ transfer. To get there from downtown at Yuexiu District, it needs about 1 hour and 20 minutes by the Line2, Line 3 and Line 9.
Shenzhen North Railway Station (深圳北站)
All Guangzhou Shenzhen high speed trains stop at Shenzhen North Station. It is located at No. 28 Middle Zhiyuan Road, Shenzhen, Guangdong (广东省深圳市致远中路28号 深圳北站). To transfer to the city center and Shenzhen Museum, you could take the Metro Line 4 for nearly 25 minutes. To get to the tourist spots like the Window of the World, Splendid China, China Folk Culture Village, and Happy Valley of Shenzhen, just take the Line 4 and Line 1 for about 40-50 minutes. And to go to Shenzhen Baoan Airport, you could take the Metro Line 5 and Line 11 for about 50 minutes.
Shenzhen Futian Railway Station (深圳福田站)
Some bullet trains would stop in Futian Railway Station. This station is located at the intersection of 1st Fuhua Road and Yitian Road, Futian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong (广东省深圳市福田区福华一路与益田路交汇处 福田站). From there, you could take the Metro Line 2 to visit Window of the World, Splendid China, China Folk Culture Village, and Happy Valley of Shenzhen for 35 minutes. Also, you could take the Metro Line 11 to Shenzhen Baoan Airport for about 45 minutes.
Note: if you have any questions about the local transfer and train stations in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, please directly contact our Travel Consultant for help!
Class of Ticket
On high speed trains from Guangzhou to Shenzhen, 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
For most high speed railway sections in China mainland, 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 Train Tickets
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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