The Guangzhou-Shenzhen section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High-speed railway has been put into use as of 24.Dec., 2011. It shortens the duration between Guangzhou and Shenzhen into around 35 minutes. There is a train from Shenzhen North Railway Station and Guangzhou South Railway Station respectively every 20-30 minutes from 07:00 to 22:00 daily.
Guangzhou is the third largest city and one of the most important transportation hubs in China. It is located at the north of the Pearl River Delta, facing the South China Sea and neighboring the Hong Kong and Macau Special Administrative Regions. It is now very convenient to get to the city by air, by train, by coach, and by ferry. In addition, the incity transportation is also well-developed. Subways, buses, and ferries can take you to any places in the city.
By Air: Baiyun International Airport is one of the three largest aviation hubs in China. It has 33 partner airlines, and has opened more than 110 air routes to over 100 cities at home and abroad. Now it provides airport services, including tickets service, luggage service and airport transportation. In addition, Baiyun International Airport has become one of the smartest airports in the world thanks to the intellectualized management system.
By Train: There are five railway stations: Guangzhou Railway Station, South Railway Station, East Railway Station, North Railway Station , and West Railway Station, among which the West Railway Station only deals with freight, and the other four mainly deal with passenger transport. Passengers take trains from any of the stations can buy their tickets in the train stations or ticket outlets in the city.
By Coach: Major long-distance bus stations in Guangzhou are Guangdong Provincial Long-Distance Bus Station, Guangzhou Long-Distance Bus Station, Tianhe Long-Distance Bus Station, South Yuexiu Long-Distance Bus Station, and Panyu Long-Distance Bus Station.
By Ferry: Ferries also play an important role of intercity and incity transportation. There are regular Ferries to Hong Kong, and Ferries to Haikou & Suburban Guangzhou.
In addition, the Pearl River Cruise in the City is the best choice to enjoy the night view of the Pearl River. The six water buses provide a more convenient transport service for the passengers moving between the tow banks of the Pearl River.
Incity Transportation: There are eight metro lines in operation. Subway stations cover most parts of the city, including many tourist attractions such as Yuexiu Park, SunYat-sen Memorial Hall and Huangdaxian Temple. In addition, there are nearly 1,000 city bus lines with nearly 10,000 buses running daily in the city. Taxis are the cars running with a sign 'Taxi'. The detailed charges of are CNY 7 for the first 2.3 km (1.4 miles), additional CNY 2.6 per kilometer after 2.3 km and CNY 1 fuel surcharge for one trip. Yang Cheng Tong Card
Go to Guangzhou Bus/Subway Search