The Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL), also known as Guangshen’gang XRL (officially Beijing–Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong High-Speed Railway, Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Section), is an express railway to be open in phases between 2011 and 2016. It will connect Kowloon, Hong Kong in the south and Panyu, Guangzhou, Guangdong in the north. Welcome to Guangzhou for Guangzhou Fair.
As an important high-speed railway connecting the Mainland China and Hong Kong, the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High-Speed Railway is a part of the planned Beijing-Hong Kong High-Speed Railway. It could serve rapid transit from Guangzhou South Railway Station to Kowloon West, Hong Kong, passing by Humen Town of Dongguan, Shenzhen North Railway Station and Futian Station. Furthermore, at Guangzhou South Railway Station, passengers could experience the free-transfer system to the high-speed trains to Wuhan and Zhuhai.
In Hong Kong, all trains run from Hung Hom station in Kowloon and arrive at Guangzhou East station in Guangzhou. There is no direct connection between Hong Kong and the Canton Fair in Guangzhou but from the station there are shuttle buses. Read our guide to Hung Hom Station Read out guide to Guangzhou Station East
The train from Hong Kong to Guangzhou is the easiest way to travel between the two cities. Below you’ll find information on where to catch the train timetables and prices for the train from Hong Kong to Guangzhou.
Guangzhou South Railway Station
Location: Panyu District
Available Railways: Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High-Speed Railway, Guangzhou-Zhuhai High-Speed Railway, Guangzhou Express Railway to Guiyang and Nanning (under construction)
Guangzhou Train Schedule
Location: Panyu District
Location: Humen Town, Dongguan City
Tips: At this station, passengers could purchase rail tickets to Guangzhou South and Shenzhen North, as well as of Wuhan-Guangzhou High-Speed Train.
Location: Guangming New Area, Shenzhen City
Shenzhen North Railway Station
Location: Baoan District
Available Railways: Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High-Speed Railway, Express Railway to Xiamen, Zhanjiang and Maoming (under construction or plan)
Shenzhen Train Schedule
Futian Station (under construction)
Location: Futian District
Available Railways: Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High-Speed Railway, Shenzhen-Huizhou Inter-City Railway (in plan)
Kowloon West Station
Location: area of Yau Ma Tei, Tsim Sha Tsui and Mong Kok, Hong Kong
Available HK MTR: Airport Express, Tung Chung Line, KCR West Rail Line
Hong Kong Train Schedule