Hong Kong to Guangzhou

Hong Kong to Guangzhou

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Hong Kong to Guangzhou Schedule

Hong Kong to Guangzhou Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Private SUV 4pax Any timeHKD 2,916.58
Cathay Pacific Economy 07:50 - 23:45HKD 5,149.68
Hong Kong Airlines Economy 09:20 - 22:35HKD 6,322.46
China Eastern Airlines Economy 11:30 - 13:45€ 908.31
China Southern Airlines Economy 13:50 - 20:50HKD 2,216.67
China Railway Second Class Seat 15:14 - 16:18HKD 332.63
Air China Economy 17:25 - 19:05HKD 5,646.38
China Eastern Airlines Economy 19:10 - 21:30HKD 1,654.07
Cathay Pacific Economy #CX11321:10 - 11:55$ 4,766.54

Transportation from Hong Kong to Guangzhou

How to get from Hong Kong to Guangzhou

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Taxi

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 Bus 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 USD 79.50. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 15.29.

How far is Hong Kong from Guangzhou?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Hong Kong to Guangzhou. Your trip will be a total of 25 miles (39 km). The flying distance is 25 miles (39 km).

How long does it take to get from Hong Kong to Guangzhou?

The travel time from Hong Kong to Guangzhou can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 5 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Hong Kong to Guangzhou?

The cost of the trip from Hong Kong to Guangzhou varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Chinalink: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 15.29 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 USD 79.50.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 15.29 to USD 15.29;
  • Train tickets - USD 37.45 to USD 79.49;
  • Plane tickets - USD 144.71 to USD 144.71;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 373.37 to USD 373.37.

How many trips per day are there between Hong Kong and Guangzhou?

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 07:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 18:35. There are 108 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 18 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Hong Kong 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 USD 144.71.

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 Hong Kong to Guangzhou

Cathay Pacific


Taking a bus from Hong Kong to Guangzhou is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Hong Kong to Guangzhou. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as USD 373.37.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.


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 Hong Kong to Guangzhou

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Hong Kong 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:

  • 56% decided to go for a bus.
  • 44% users enjoyed a train ride.