Situated on Huanshi Xi Lu in the northwest of, the Guangzhou Railway Station is convenient by bus or subway. Trains from this station serve big and mid-sized cities all over .
Guangzhou East Railway Station, located in Tianhe District, serves railway routes such as Guangzhou-, Guangzhou-Kowloon (Hong Kong) and Guangzhou- . Additionally, the station has trains running along Beijing-Kowloon railway that crosses the eastern part of China.
Guangzhou also connects to the Beijing-Guangzhou railway line running from Beijing West Railway Station in the north of China to Shenzhen in the south, and continuing on to Kowloon in Hong Kong. Besides stops at Beijing and Tianjin, there are another 96 cities in six provinces served including Hebei, Shangdong, Henan, Anhui, Hubei, Jiangxi and. In Guangdong Province, another two railways, Guangzhou- and Guangzhou-Meizhou-Shantou, join the line. Additionally, passengers can get from Guangzhou to Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region and Sanya, a tourist city in Hainan Province using these train lines.
Every 15 to 30 minutes, a train leaves Guangzhou Railway Station or Guangzhou East Railway Station for Shenzhen. Ticket prices vary (averaging about RMB 70) and are available for different types of trains and it takes about one to one-and-a-half-hours to cover the distance between GZ and Shenzhen depending on the type of train chosen.
Passengers can buy tickets at the railway station or at ticket offices throughout Guangzhou. Tickets are also available by phone (95105105 and 96020088), and passengers can book tickets for trains departing from Guangzhou Railway Station, Guangzhou East Railway Station, Guangzhou North Railway Station andRailway Station within four to six days in advance of the desired departure.
How to get to the railway station
Guangzhou Railway Station: Take Bus No. 180, 201, 210, 211, 225, 228, 234, 238, 254, 256, 257, 269, 275, 290, 30, 31, 33, 34, 529, 530, 52, 543, 545, 550, 552, 7, 803, 805, 807A, 807, 823, 840, 862A or 862B or Metro Line 2 and get off at the Guangzhou Railway Station station.
Guangzhou East Railway Station: Take Bus No. 122, 175, 177, 183, 185, 195, 209, 233, 256, 263, 271, 280, 283, 292, 302, 41, 43, 45, 506, 515, 551, 62, 804A, 804B, 804, 808, 810 or 884 or Metro Line 1/3 and get off at the Guangzhou East Railway Station station.
The Consultation Office at Guangzhou East Railway Station: 61357222 / 86661789 / 86682043 / 61357581.
Ticket Booking Services: 95105105 / 96020088 / 95105688
The Consultation Office at Guangzhou Railway Station: 61346222
The 185 Postal Service Hotline for Tickets: By dialing 185, you can book train tickets and enjoy door-to-door delivery of tickets. Besides the ticket price, the service fee is RMB 5 per ticket. An additional RMB10 per address is needed for delivery of tickets within the urban area.