Beijing to Guangzhou

Beijing to Guangzhou

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Beijing to Guangzhou Schedule

Beijing to Guangzhou Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Railway Soft Sleeper 05:14 - 10:56¥ 885
China Railway First Class seat 07:26 - 17:17¥ 1,480
China Railway Soft Sleeper 11:49 - 09:26¥ 1,551
China Railway First Class seat 14:05 - 22:12¥ 1,480
China Railway Soft Sleeper 17:54 - 15:42¥ 1,551

Transportation from Beijing to Guangzhou

How to get from Beijing to Guangzhou

When you want to get from Beijing to Guangzhou, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about CNY 2,830. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as CNY 300.

How far is Beijing from Guangzhou?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Beijing to Guangzhou. Your trip will be a total of 1306 miles (2101 km). The flying distance is 1161 miles (1868 km).

How long does it take to get from Beijing to Guangzhou?

The travel time from Beijing to Guangzhou can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 6 to 27 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Beijing to Guangzhou?

The cost of the trip from Beijing to Guangzhou varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is China Railway (中国铁路): travelling by train expect to pay as low as CNY 300 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Train - a one-way Train ticket can cost as much as CNY 2,830.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Beijing to Guangzhou:

  • Train tickets - CNY 300 to CNY 2,830;
  • Plane tickets - CNY 1,627 to CNY 2,229;

How many trips per day are there between Beijing and Guangzhou?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Beijing to Guangzhou depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Beijing to Guangzhou. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is CNY 1,627.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Beijing to Guangzhou
Hainan Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Beijing to Guangzhou

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Beijing to Guangzhou? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.