How to Travel between HK & Guangxi Province
Guangxi Province is the neignbor province of Guangdong Province and very close to Hong Kong. But except Guilin, most of the cities in Guangxi Province don’t have high speed rai links to Hong Kong. Passengers have to make a transfer at Guangzhou South or Shenzhen North.
In this page, you will learn how to travel to or from Hong Kong West Kowloon Station to major cities in Guangxi Province including: Nanning, Liuzhou, Guilin, Wuzhou, Guigang, Yulin, Fangchenggang, Beihai, Laibin, Qinzhou, Baise, Sanjiang, Yangshuo, etc.
Hong Kong – Nanning, Guilin, Yangshuo by Train
Hong Kong – Other Cities in Guangxi
As most of major cities in Guangxi Province don’t have direct high speed trains to or from Hong Kong West Kowloon Station, you will have to make a transfer at Guangzhou South Station or Shenzhen Station. But Guangzhou South is better than Shenzhen North as it operates more trains to or from Guangxi Province.
For example, from Hong Kong to Wuzhou, you can go on Hong Kong West Kowloon to Guangzhou South to Wuzhou South (HK – GZ – WZ), or Hong Kong West Kowloon to Shenzhen North to Wuzhou South (HK – SZ – WZ).
Transfer in Guangzhou South
|Transfer at Guangzhou South|
|Trains||From – To||Frequency||Duration||Ticket Fares (CNY)|
|1st Cls||2nd Cls||Biz Cls|
|D trains||Guangzhou South – Wuzhou South||56||1h50||121||76|
|D trains||Guangzhou South – Guigang||37||3h||204||128|
|D trains||Guangzhou South – Laibin||6||3.5-4h||252||158|
|D trains||Guangzhou South – Liuzhou||13||4-4.5h||275||172|
|D trains||Guangzhou South – Hezhou||40||1.5h||155||97|
|D trains||Guangzhou South – Sanjiang South||6||3.5h||315||197|
|D trains||Guangzhou South – Baise||15||6h||407||254.5|
|D trains||Guangzhou South – Qinzhou East||5||5h||320||200|
|D trains||Guangzhou South – Beihai||6||5.5h||362||226.5|
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer tohttp://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/
From HK to Wuzhou: Take one of the numerous high speed trains from HK West Kowloon to Guangzhou South (or Shenzhen North) first, then a connecting train to Wuzhou South. After reaching at Wuzhou South, you can ride a bus or taxi to get to Wuzhou City area. It is just 40-60 minutes by bus.
From Wuzhou to HK: Just travel on this route Wuzhou South – Guangzhou South (Shenzhen North) – Hong Kong West Kowloon.
From HK to Liuzhou: Take a high speed train from West Kowloon Station in Hong Kong to Guangzhou South, then a train to Liuzhou Railway Station.
From Liuzhou to HK: You can take a high speed train to Guangzhou South first, then a connecting train to HK.
From HK to Sanjiang: No direct trains are available. But you can travel from HK to Guangzhou South first, then a train to Sanjiang South Station.
From HK to Yulin: As Yulin has no diret high speed trains to or from Guangzhou and HK, you will have to make two transfer. First, take a high speed train from HK West Kowloon to Guangzhou South, then connect to a bullet train to Guigang Railway Station in Guangxi Province, then another D-class high speed train to Yulin Railway Station.
From Yulin to HK: Just go on this route: Yulin – Guigang – Guangzhou South – HK West Kowloon Station.
From HK to Fangchenggang: It doesn’t have any high speed trains between Fangchenggang North Statin and Guangzhou South & HK West Kowloon. You need to make two transfer. Take a high speed train from HK to Guangzhou South, then a connecting to Nanning East Station, and then a high speed train from Nanning East to Fangchenggang North.
From Fangchenggang to HK: Go via this route: Fangchenggang North – Nanning East – Guangzhou South – HK West Kowloon.
From HK to Beihai: Get onboard one of the frequent high speed trains from HK West Kowloon to Guangzhou South, then a direct highs peed train from Guangzhou South to Beihai Railway Station in Guangxi Province.
From Beihai to HK: Travel on route: Beihai – Guangzhou South – HK West Kowloon.
How to Take a Train from HK West Kowloon
Photos courtesy of Keith Wong, a Singaporean working in HK & ChinaTrain12306 visitor.
Which Train Station
- Station name:HK West Kowloon(香港西九龙)
- Location: Jordan, HK (Google Map)
- Getting there: by Hong Kong MTR on Kowloon MTR stop or Austin MTR stop (MTR Planner)
- Station name:Guangzhou South (Guangzhounan, 广州南站)
- Location:Shibi, Panyu District (Google Map)
- Getting there: metro line 2, line 7
When to Buy Tickets
If you buy tickets at train stations, the tickets go on sale 28 days before travel date. If you book tickets online, the tickets start to sell 30 days in advance.
Where to Buy Tickets
You can buy tickets at any train stations including HK West Kowloon, Guangzhou South,etc. You can also use a trusted ticket agent like www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/ and www.china-diy-travel.com (use PROMO Code: ct123 to reduce your service fee).
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