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No matter for a first timer or an experienced person to China, a large portion of them would choose Hong Kong as their first stop in this amazing country to explore the vigor and modern prosperity of China and the Great China region in Asia. You may be interested in tasting the various delicious food, splendid views, interesting spots and making an exciting shopping along the streets and in the super malls… All those are great for your time in this charming world metropolis.
The Guangzhou Hong Kong Highs Speed Trains which are called “Vibrant Trains” would show you the super speed of China and take you from Hong Kong to Guangzhou with about 47 minutes at least. Therefore, you could take your time to continue your great holiday in the “Flower City” Guangzhou, to appreciate its old structures, famous Cantonese food, profound history of Lingnan and Nanyue, etc.
Besides, this first and only high speed rail link makes it come true to get to the mainland China from Hong Kong with better shorter duration, apart from the frequent flights per day, which also let you enjoy more time on the sightseeing along the way from the southern China to the other parts in our country.
For the tremendous number of passengers per day from Hong Kong to Guangzhou, there arrange around 35 daily G high speed trains from the morning hours till late night time, usually during about 08:00-23:00. After experiencing about 1 hour on the new train, you can get from Hong Kong downtown to Guangzhou. Please see the detailed train schedule at below to choose your ideal one!
Note: Train information is subject to final confirmation due to the delay of data occasionally.
Hong Kong Guangzhou high speed rail is the first high speed railway between Hong Kong SAR and the mainland China. Officially named Guangzhou Shenzhen Hong Kong Express Rail Link, the route is constructed from Hong Kong West Kowloon Terminus via Shenzhen City and Dongguan City, and to Guangzhou East Railway Station in Guangzhou, measuring about 142 kilometers totally. You could check the information of train stations in the two destinations in advance for planning your high speed train tour.
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 Yau Tsim Mong District in Hong Kong, around the station are many good accommodations, restaurants, 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 50mins, and take West Rail Line, Tung Chung Line and Airport Express to Hong Kong International Airport for about 1.5hrs, etc. Learn more about Hong Kong West Kowloon Station >.
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, Guangdong (广东省广州市番禺区石壁街道 广州南站). It usually needs about 0.5hrs to get to the downtown 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 the 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 the Canton Tower, and Line 2 and Line 3 to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, etc.
Class of Ticket
On high speed trains from Hong Kong to Guangzhou, 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 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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Hong Kong / Guangzhou / Shenzhen / Macau / Hong Kong
Hong Kong / Guangzhou / Macau / Hong Kong
Hong Kong / Guangzhou / Guilin
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[Important] Travel News for Expats: China travel is reopening now! Travel with China Discovery and learn about where to visit & requirements for each destination! Read Details >