Guangzhou Transportation by Train
Guangzhou Transportation by Train mainly introduces the latest trains from and to Guangzhou including high speed trains, and the information of the major railway stations in Guangzhou, which can guide you how to get to Guangzhou by train.
Major Railway Stations in Guangzhou
At present, there are three major train station under service in Guangzhou, namely, Guangzhou Railway Station, Guangzhou East Railway Station, Guangzhou South Railway Station. What’s more, Located in No. 1 Zhanqian Road, Huadu District, Guangzhou North Railway Station has been under reconstruction until 2020 according to plan. By then, the combination of ordinary railway, high speed railway, subway, light railway and long distance bus, Guangzhou North Railway Station will become the large-scale passenger transport hub surpassing Guangzhou South Railway Station.
Located in No. 159 Huanshi West Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou Railway Station is the junction of Guangzhou-Shenzhen Railway, Beijing-Guangzhou Railway, Guangzhou-Maoming Railway and Foshan-Zhaoqing Intercity Railway. Also, Guangzhou Metro Line 2 and Line 5 converged on this station. So it is not only one of the most important railway stations in Guangzhou but the main railway hub station in China.
Add: No. 159 Huanshi West Road, Yuexiu District(广东省广州市越秀区环市西路159号)
How to Get There: An interchange station of Line 2 and Line 5 of the Guangzhou Metro. It is located at the underground of the west square of Guangzhou Railway Station, located at the junction of Huanshi West Road and Renmin North Road in Yuexiu District. It started operations on December 29, 2002, (Line 2) and December 2009 (Line 5) respectively. Its area is about 10000 square metres and it is the second largest metro station in Guangzhou. Buses No. 30, 31, 52, 52 express line, 201, 210, 228, 254, 257, 529, 550, 552, 803a, 803, 805 short line, 805, 807a, 807, 840, 862b, 862, b10, b2a, b2, 21 express line, 43 express line, 60 express line, Guang 275, Night Bus Line (11, 18, 25, 41, 94, 96, 98) can get there.
Located in No. 1 Dongzhan Road, Linhe Subdistrict, Tianhe District, Guangzhou East Railway Station is the main passenger center of Guangzhou railway. There are three major routes: Guangzhou-Kowloon, Guangzhou-Shenzhen, Guangzhou-Meizhou-Shantou.
Add: No. 1 Dongzhan Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou(广州市天河区东站路1号)
How to Get There: An interchange station between Lines 1 and 3 of the Guangzhou Metro. It is located at the underground of China Railway station in Linhe Middle Road, Tianhe District. It started operations on 28 June 1999 (Line 1 section) and 26 December 2005 (Line 3 section) respectively.
Guangzhou South Railway Station ranks first in the country in terms of passenger numbers, surpassing Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station and Beijing South Railway Station. During the May holiday season 2018, the station saw 1,672,300 passengers, with an average daily arrival of 557,400 passengers. The highest daily delivery volume was 574,300, which was the highest in history. During the Spring Festival of 2018, the total number of passengers arriving at the station ranked first in the country, with a total of 17.137 million passengers. Located in Shibi Village, Shibi Subdistrict, Panyu District, Guangzhou South Railway Station, the core station in Pan- Pearl River Delta, is the biggest and busiest railway station in Southern China. Moreover, it is renowned as a world-class comprehensive transport hub, connecting Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan, Shenzhen and Hong Kong.
Add: Shibi Village, Shibi Subdistrict, Panyu District
How to Get There: You can take Line 2 and Line 7 to the railway station. The metro station shares the same name as the train station _Guangzhou South Railway Station(广州南站). The metro station is inside the railway station so it is very convenient. What’s more, Buses No. 288a, 301a, 303a, 309a, k330, k6, k990, 3, 102, 20, 61, 79 can get there.
More about Railway Stations in Guangzhou
Guangzhou Railway Station
|Destination||Train Number||Duration||Ticket price (yuan)
First class/Second class
|Shenzhen||18 departures from 06:00 to 22:25||1h28m-1h39m||99.5/79.5|
|Beijing West||3 trains at 08:28, 15:02 and 16:20||21h24m-29h58m||795/456|
|Shanghai South||3 trains from 07:45 to 14:55||18h17m-23h39m||673/367|
|Wuchang||26 departures from 08:11 to 22:28||10h44m-15h8m||470.5/283.5|
|Nanjing||2 trains at 07:45 and 09:00||23h55m-24h31m||741/428|
|Chongqing North||8 departures from 11:50 to 17:47||21h59m-31h16m||769/388|
|Chengdu||3 trains from 11:40 to 16:26||27h53m-38h14m||749.5/491.5|
|Xian||7 departures from 08:22 to 20:20||21h51m-28h26m||741/428|
Guangzhou East Railway Station
|Destination||Train Number||Duration Time||Ticket Price (RMB)
First class/Second class
|Shenzhen||54 departures from 06:30 to 22:23||1h14m-1h23m||99.5/79.5|
|Hong Kong||12 departures from 10:17 to 21:32||1h53m-1h58m||206/173|
|Harbin West||Z236 at 19:50||34h59m||1,060/628|
|Shanghai||Z100 at 18:12||15h25m||685/377|
|Changsha||8 departures from 13:28 to 22:52||7h22m-8h37m||349/246|
|Tianjin||Z14, Z236 at 17:10 and 19:50||22h47m-24h42m||810/471|
|Beijing West||Z98 at 18:06||21h24m||795/456|
|Zhengzhou||Four trains from 17:10 to 22:52||15h31m-17h27m||619/373|
|Xiamen||K297 at 20:42||11h15m||385/267|
|Shantou||T8379 at 15:13||8h22m||246/180|
|Meizhou||Three trains from 09:40 to 20:42||5h30m-5h44m||208.5/141.5|
|Nanchang||Four trains from 07:41 to 18:52||11h47m-13h20m||443.5/255.5|
Guangzhou South Railway Station
Guangzhou South Railway Station is the largest high-speed railway station in South China and is an important transportation hub connecting Beijing to Guangzhou. It also serves trains connecting major southern cities, such as Guiyang and Nanning, to Guangzhou.
The station links up smoothly with high-speed (D/G), intercity (C), and normal-speed (T/Z/K/numbered) trains, subway and highway. Guangzhou South Railway Station ranks no. 7 among all the high-speed railway stations in China and is widely used by foreigners.
|Destination||Price (RMB)||Duration||Frequency (Daily)||Train Type|
|Shenzhen North||74.5||30-45m||109||G train|
|Guangzhou to Shanghai train||793||7-8.5h||4||G train|
|Beijing West||862||8.5-13h||5||G train|
|Xian North||813.5||7.5-9h||7||G train|
|Changsha South||314||2.5-3h||102||G train|
|Hangzhou East||720||6-7.5h||5||G train|
|Chengdu East||816.5||13.5-14h||2||G train|
|Chongqing North||720||11-11.5h||3||G train|
|Guiyang North||267.5||4.5-5.5h||23||G,D train|
|Kunming South||434.5||6.5-9h||16||G,D train|
|Huangshan North||646||7h||1||G train|
|Hengshan West||259||2-2.6h||11||G train|
|Nanchang West||472||4-4.5h||12||G train|
Regional Trains within Guangdong Province
|Destination||Price (CNY)||Duration||Frequency (Daily)||Train Type|
|Zhaoqing East||23.5||36m||56||D train|
|Yunfu East||42.5||1h||22||D, G train|
|Huizhou South||91||1h||8||G train|