From Hong Kong to Dongguan
It is quite easy to travel from Hong Kong to Dongguan or vice verse, and train is the best option. Direct high speed trains linking Hong Kong (using West Kowloon Station)and Dongguan (using Humen Railway Station) will be avaiable in September of 2018, which takes about 33 minutes.
In addition to direct high speed trains that will be launched in September of 2018, there are also normal trains running between Hong Kong and Dongguan: The Guangzhou-Kowloon Though Train, which links Hung Hom Station in Kowloon of Hong Kong and Guangzhou East Railway Station, passing through Changping Railway Station in Dongguan.
How far is Hong Kong from Dongguan: The distance between HK & Dongguan is about 135 kilometers.
- Option 1: Hong Kong (West Kowloon)- Dongguan (Humen)by high speed train (launched in Sept of 2018)
- Option 2: Hong Kong (Hung Hom) – Dongguan (Changping) by Through Train
There will be direct high speed trains linking Hong Kong and Dongguan in September of 2018 when the West Kowloon Station in Hong Kong open for use. The high speed trains will run on Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link, linking Hong Kong with Shenzhen Futian in 14 minutes, Shenzhen North in 23mins, Dongguan in 33 mins and Guangzhou in 48 mins. There will be 7 trains a day running between West Kowloon Station in Hong Kong and Humen Railway Station in Dongguan, and the ticket price is from CNY173 or HK dollar 210 from HK to Dongguan Humen.
|From West Kowloon Station to||Frequency||Interval||Travel Time||Fares|
|Shenzhen Futian Station||54||15 mins||14mins||￥66 / HK$80|
|Shenzhen North Station||54||23mins||￥74 / HK$90|
|Humen Railway Station||7||￥173 / HK$210|
|Guangzhou South Station||25||30 mins||48mins||￥214 / HK$260|
Humen Railway Station in Dongguan is the high speed train station serving Dongguan City in Guangdong Province, along the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link. It is located in Baisha Village in Humen Town of Dongguan City in Guangdong Province. It is connected to Dongguan’s Rail Transit Line 2.
West Kowloon Station in Hong Kong: see the page West Kowloon Station.
More info will be added in Sept when the bullet trains will be launched.
Currently, there are normal trains linking Hong Kong and Dongguan: Guangzhou – Kowloon Through Trains. The through trains are intercity train service linking Guangzhou East Station in Guangzhou and Hung Hom Station in Kowloon of Hong Kong, some of which will call at Changping Railway Station in Dongguan.
As of April of 2018, there are 12 pairs of Guangzhou – Kowloon Through Trains, and 10 out of the 12 trains will call at Changping Station in Dongguan. Journey time from Hong Kong to Dongguan Changping Station is about 1h10 – 1h25mins, and the ticket fare is HK$78 for a child and HK$155 for an adult.
- Official Guangzhou – Kowloon Through Train schedule
- Offilical ticket fare Hong Kong – Dongguan Through Train
- Changping Railway Station in Dongguan
Ticket Fares & Train Frequency
|Hong Kong – Dongguan by through train (1 daily)|
|Train Type||From – To||Frequency||1st-Last||Duration||Ticket Fares (HK$)|
|Guangzhou-Kowloon Through Train||HK Hung Hom – Changping in Dongguan||10||–||1h15m||78||155||–|
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/