How to Travel from Hong Kong to Fuzhou
The distance between Hong Kong and Fuzhou (Capital city of Fujian Province) is about 860 kilometers. You can fly from Hong Kong to Fuzhou or ride a high speed train from Shenzhen North Station to Fuzhou. Direct high speed train service linking Hong Kong and Fuzhou will be launched in 3Q of 2018.
- Step 1: Hong Kong – Shenzhen by MTR & metro
- Step 2: Shenzhen – Fuzhou by bullet train
Hong Kong – Fuzhou High Speed Train
Currently, there are no direct bullet trains linking Hong Kong with Fuzhou. But it will be available in 3Q of 2018 when Hong Kong West Kowloon Station begin operation.
Now, you will have to make a transfer at Shenzhen North Station (Hong Kong – Shenzhen – Fuzhou).Below explains how to travel from Hong Kong to Fuzhou by bullet train.
Hong Kong – Fuzhou via Shenzhen by Bullet Train
From Hong Kong to Fuzhou: First, take Hong Kong’s East Rail MTR service to Lok Ma Chau station, then get across the border and pass border control and walk into Futian Checkpoint metro station at Shenzhen’side, from where you can take metro line 4 to Shenzhen North Station. All the high speed trains to Fuzhou depart from Shenzhen North Railway Station.
About 25 daily high speed trains run from Shenzhen North Station to Fuzhou, of which 21 trains arrive at Fuzhou South Railway Station and 4 at Fuzhou Railway Station. Most of them are D trains with only one G train. Travel time ranges from 5 hrs to 6 hrs and ticket fares are CNY259 in a 2nd class seat
- Shenzhen North Railway Station: can be reached by metro line 4 etc.
- Fuzhou South Railway Station & Fuzhou Railway Station
Schedule, Fares & Duration
|Shenzhen – Fuzhou by high speed train (25 daily)|
|Train Type||From – To||Frequency||1st-Last||Duration||Ticket Fares (CNY)|
|1st Cls||2nd Cls||Biz Cls|
|D, G train||Shenzhen North – Fuzhou South||21||–||5 – 5h40||414||259||–|
|D, G train||Shenzhen North – Fuzhou||4||–||5.5h – 6hrs||414||259||–|
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/
- Shenzhen metro planner (official Shenzhen metro site)
- Hong Kong MTR planner (official site)
- China train ticket booking service
From Fuzhou to Hong Kong:Do as explained above in an oppisite direction. Take a high speed train from Fuzhou to Shenzhen North first, then metro to Futian Checkpoint station and Lok Ma Chau station, from where take MTR to central Hong Kong.
Major Stations along the Route
Major cities or stations along the Hong Kong – Shenzhen – Fuzhou high speed train route include: Shenzhen North, Shenzhen Pingshan, Huizhou South, Shanwei, Chaoshan Station, Zhangzhou, Xiamen North (see Hong Kong to Xiamen train page), Quanzhou, Putian, Fuzhou South etc