Shanghai - Guangzhou Trains

After the G category high-speed trains began operating between Shanghai and Guangzhou, the travel time has been greatly reduced from 20 hours to only 7 hours. There are five daytime high-speed trains running between Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station and Guangzhou South / North railway stations. 

There are also several overnight trains operating at the centrally-located Shanghai South Railway Station and Guangzhou Railway Station.

Second Class Seat on China Bullet Trains

Shanghai to Guangzhou High-Speed Train Schedules

(Update on August 2, 2021)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration Ticket Fares
G85 08:00 14:51 6 h 51 m Second class on G trains: US$123 (793 CNY)
First class on G trains: US$201 (1302.5 CNY)
Business class on G trains: US$383 (2492.5 CNY)
Soft sleeper on D trains: US$181 (1,170 CNY)
Second class on D trains: US$81 (525.5 CNY)
G1301 10:23 19:03 8 h 40 m
G99 14:10 21:32 7 h 22 m
G1305 15:25 23:38 8 h 13 m
D941  19:55 07:05+1 11 h 10 m
D931 20:00 07:12+1 11 h 12 m
D935 20:05 07:24+1 11 h 19 m

Guangzhou to Shanghai High-Speed Train Schedules

(Update on August 2, 2021)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration Ticket Fares
G86 08:00 14:50 6 h 50 m Second class on G trains: US$123 (793 CNY)
First class on G trains: US$201 (1302.5 CNY)
Business class on G trains: US$383 (2492.5 CNY)
Soft sleeper on D trains: US$181 (1,170 CNY)
Second class on D trains: US$81 (525.5 CNY)
G100 12:05 19:27 7 h 22 m
G1304 13:24 21:51 8 h 27 m
G1306 15:38 23:10 7 h 32 m
D933 19:24 06:50+1 11 h 26 m
D937 19:34 06:55+1 11 h 21 m
D943 19:39 07:00+1 11 h 21 m
Shanghai Hongqiao railway stations

Boarding at Shanghai Hongqiao Station

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station is located beside the Hongqiao International Airport. It operates high-speed trains, including overnight bullet trains to Beijing and Guangzhou. This airport-like train station is equipped with convenient facilities for passengers boarding. It is about 10-minutes' walk to the Hongqiao International Airport and 20 kilometers (12 miles) from the city center.

You can take Subway Line 2, Line 10 and Line 17 to get to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. The subway stations are located on the

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