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How to Travel Guangzhou – Dongguan by Train

As Guangzhou and Dongguan are very close to each other with convenient rail network, you can easily between Guangzhou and Dongguan travel by train. You have these options as shown below:

Options From-To Train Types Frequency Duration Suggested
1 Guangzhou South Station to Humen Railway Station G train 61 17m
2 Guangzhou Railway Station to Dongguan Railway Station C, K train 29 40-55m
3 Guangzhou Railway Station to Dongguan East Station K train 7 1-1h29m
4 Guangzhou East Station to Dongguan Railway Station C, D train 66 27m
5 Guangzhou East Station to Dongguan East Station T, K train 7 1h
Options From-To Train Types Frequency Duration
1 Humen Railway Station to Guangzhou South Station G train 77 17m
2 Dongguan Railway Station to Guangzhou Railway Station K train 12 55m
3 Dongguan Railway Station to Guangzhou East Station D, K train 2 34m
4 Dongguan East Station to Guangzhou Railway Station K train 6 1h20
5 Dongguan East Station to Guangzhou East Station T, K train 8 50m-80m
6 Changping Railway Station to Guangzhou East Station C train 82 45m
For a live schedule, refer to www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

There are frequent train service linking Guangzhou and Dongguan, some of which are G-category high speed trains (Guangzhou South – Humen Station) and some are C and D-category high speed trains (Guangzhou East to Dongguan Station) and the others are regular T or K trains with a slow speed.

Railway Maps: Guangzhou – Dongguan

Jack’s Suggestion

From Guangzhou to Dongguan: The best routes are from Guangzhou South to Humen Station by G high speed train, Guangzhou Railway Station to Dongguan Station and Guangzhou East to Dongguan Station by C or D trains. Guangzhou South Station is a bit far from city center with an hour metro ride away, while Guangzhou Railway Station and Guangzhou East Station are centrally-located in city center with easy access.

From Dongguan to Guangzhou: The best routes are from Humen Station to Guangzhou South by G high speed train, or from Changping Station to Guangzhou East Station by C trains.

If you have any questions on your Guangzhou – Dongguan train travel, don’t hesitage to ask Jack at ChinaTrain12306@gmail.com. For more info, just refer to Ask Jack page.

How to Buy Train Tickets

Buy at train stations: You can buy your tickets with passports in any train stations in Guangzhou or Dongguan, including Guangzhou South, Guangzhou Main Station, Guangzhou East in Guangzhou or Dongguan Station, Humen Station, Dongguan East and Changping Station and Zhangmutou station in or around Dongguan.

Buy online with a ticket agent: If you are outside China, and want to buy tickets in advance online, you can turn to use an online ticke agent. Below are two trusted ticket agents who get positive reviews and recommended often on Trip Advisor:

1. Guangzhou South – Humen Station by High Speed Train

There are about 77 daily G type high speed trains running from Guangzhou South to Humen Station in Dongguan, and 62 from Humen Station to Guangzhou South, taking about 17 minutes. This is the fastest option to travel from Guangzhou to Dongguan.

Guangzhou South – Humen by Bullet Train
Trains From – To Frequency Duration Ticket Fares (CNY/HK$)
1st Cls 2nd Cls Biz Cls
G trains Guangzhou South to Humen 77 17m 49.5 34.5 99.5
G trains Humen to Guangzhou South 62 17m 49.5 34.5 99.5
For a live schedule & ticket availability & more trains, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

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2. Guangzhou East – Dongguan Station by High Speed Train

It is a good option to travel from Guangzhou East to Dongguan Station, as Guangzhou East and Dongguan Station are both centrally located with easy access. But the matter is that for returning from Dongguan Station to Guangzhou East, there is only one train available. Thus, you can go to Humen Station or Changping Station to go back to Guangzhou.

From Guangzhou East to Dongguan Station: About 65 C and D tpye high speed trains are running from Guangzhou East Station to Dongguan Station, taking about 25 minutes.

From Dongguan Station to Guangzhou East: Only one D train is running from Dongguan Station to Guangzhou East.

Guangzhou East – Dongguan by Bullet Train
Trains From – To Frequency Duration Ticket Fares (CNY/HK$)
1st Cls 2nd Cls Biz Cls
C, D trains Guangzhou East to Dongguan 65 26m 50.5 45.5
D trains Dongguan to Guangzhou East 1 26m 50.5 45.5
For a live schedule & ticket availability & more trains, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

3. Guangzhou Station – Dongguan Station by High Speed Train

Guangzhou Railway Station is also a good option to go to Dongguan by train. It has 18 daily high speed trains to Dongguan Railway Station, taking about 45 minutes. But from Dongguan Station to Guangzhou Railway Station, it has no trains available. You will have to go to Humen Station or Changing Station to get back to Guangzhou.

Guangzhou – Dongguan by Bullet Train
Trains From – To Frequency Duration Ticket Fares (CNY/HK$)
1st Cls 2nd Cls Biz Cls
C trains Guangzhou to Dongguan 18 45m 50.5 45.5
D trains Dongguan to Guangzhou 0 0 0 0 0
For a live schedule & ticket availability & more trains, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

4. Changping Station – Guangzhou East by High Speed Train

When getting back from Dongguan to Guangzhou, Humen and Changping are the best option as Changping Station has 82 C trains back to Guangzhou East Station, while Humen Stationn has over 60 G trains to Guangzhou South. But it has no trains from Guangzhou East to Changping Station.

Changping – Guangzhou East by Bullet Train
Trains From – To Frequency Duration Ticket Fares (CNY/HK$)
1st Cls 2nd Cls Biz Cls
C trains Changping to Guangzhou East 82 45m 59.5 54.5
Guangzhou East to Changping
For a live schedule & ticket availability & more trains, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

From Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Dongguan by Train

If you arrive at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and want to travel to Dongguan by train, then you can take the metro line 3 (Northern Extention Line) departing from Airport South in Terminal 1 to Guangzhou East Railway Station, from where there are 65 C and D trains to Dongguan Railway Station.

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