Train from Beijing to Guangzhou

In this page, we offer train from Beijing to Guangzhou includingTrain information Beijing to Guangzhou High Speed Train Schedule and Beijing to Guangzhou Ordinary Train Schedule and more details about that for your reference.

The first character of train number has special meanings.
G–High-Speed Train
C–Intercity EMU Train
D–Electric Multiple Units (EMU) Train
Z–Direct Express Train
T–Express Train
K–Fast Train
Four-digit Number Train - Regular Speed Train
L–Temporary Train

Beijing to Guangzhou High Speed Train

The part of Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway "Beijing-Zhengzhou high speed rail" was opened to public on December 26, 2012. Along with the previous Zhengzhou to Wuhan section, the Wuhan-Guangzhou section, the world's longest operating mileage Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway has already fully passed through the whole line.

Since then, traveling from Beijing to Guangzhou only takes 7 hours 59 minutes, which is about 12 hours 30 minutes faster than the existing fastest Beijing-Guangzhou ordinary train. Beijing-Guangzhou High Speed Train starts from Beijing West Railway Station, then passes Shijiazhuang, Zhengzhou, Wuhan, Changsha, to Guangzhou South Railway Station. It has a total length of 2298 km, a full range of design speed of 350 km / h and the initial operating speed of 300 km / h.

High Speed Train Schedule

Departure Station: Beijing West Railway Station
Arrival Station: Guangzhou South RailwaY Station

Train No.
Departure Time
Arrival Time
Running Time
9h 38m
7h 59m
9h 27m

Ordinary Train Schedule

Departure Station: Beijing Railway Station
Arrival Station: Guangzhou East Railway Station

Train No.
Departure Time
Arrival Time
Running Time
21h 58m
21h 2m


Departure Station: Beijing West Railway Station
Arrival Station: Guangzhou RailwaY Station

Train No.
Departure Time
Arrival Time
Running Time
20h 32m
20h 54m
29h 19m

Attentions: Train Schedule of Beijing to Guangzhou is for your reference only. Please check the ticket information including the tickets fares at the railway station or by your TCT tour advisors separately.

Notes for Booking Train Tickets

1. Booking an original train is easier than booking a passing-by train. You can book a train ticket 10 days in advance at most. Above train schedule and fares are just for your reference, while they may change over time, you need to check them again.

2. Generally, the seats on the train in China have tow types including soft seat and hard seat. Also, there are tow kinds of sleeper seats on China's trains which are hard sleeper seat and soft sleeper seat. Hard sleeper seats are divided into upper hard sleeper, middle hard sleeper and lower hard sleeper (lower hard sleeper is the best); while soft sleeper seats are divided into upper soft sleeper and lower soft sleeper (lower soft sleeper is better).

3. In China, taking a train is a comparative cheaper way to cut down the travel cost. While correspondingly, the comfortable level is lower than by air.

Luggage: you need to take the luggages by yourself and keep an eye of them on transporting time, no luggage-checking service on the train
Carriage: it may be crowded when in the domestic travel seasons as well as summer holidays.


Best Time to Visit Beijing
The best time to travel in Beijing is in spring and autumn, especially the late March to May, and September to mid-October.

Best Time to Visit Guangzhou
The best time to visit Guangzhou is either spring or autumn, particularly in Apr, May, Oct, and Nov. During these months, Guangzhou is neither cold nor hot with most find days without interruption of the typhoon.

Domestic Travel High Season
Try to plan your Beijing tour by avoiding the peak holidays. Because of the popularity of Beijing and its popularity for Chinese tourists, those attractions become more crowded in these periods.

The most crowded seasons in China are Chinese Spring Festival (usually in late Jan or early Feb.), International Labor Day (May 01 to 03) and National Day (Oct 01-07). Spring Festival and the National Day golden week are the most crowded time for travelling.

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