Hong Kong West Kowloon – Huizhou by High Speed Train

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1. Hong Kong – Huizhou by Direct High Speed Train

Thanks to the high speed rail, it has been available to travel between Hong Kong and Huizhou in Guangdong Province by direct bullet trains since the opening of HK West Kowloon Station on September 23, 2018. There are 6 daily direct high speed trains are running between Hong Kong and Huizhou South Railway Station (Huizhounan) and Huizhou East Station (Huizhoudong). Moreover, passengers can make a transfer in Shenzhen North Station (HK West Kowloon – Shenzhen North – Huizhui) for more train options.

  • Travel time: 70-80 minutes
  • Ticket fare: CNY95 in a 2nd class seat
  • Distance: 95 kilometers
  • Station used in HK: HK West Kowloon Station
  • Station used in Huizhou: Huizhou South & Huidong Station

How to Take a Train from HK West Kowloon

Photos courtesy of Keith Wong, a Singaporean working in HK & ChinaTrain12306 visitor.

Schedule, Ticket Price & Duration

From HK to Huizhou: 6 direct high speed trains run from HK West Kowloon Station, 5 of them arrive at Huizhou South Station (Huizhounan) and 1 train reaches at Huidong Train Station. Ticket fares and frequency are shown below.

From Huizhou to HK: 5 trains leave from Huizhou South (Huizhounan) and 1 leaves from Huidong Train Station. All of them arrive at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station.

Hong Kong – Huizhou by Bullet Train
Trains From – To Frequency Duration Ticket Fares (CNY&HKD)
1st Cls 2nd Cls Biz Cls
G trains HK West Kowloon to Huizhou 6 60-70m ¥151 ¥95
G trains Huizhou to HK West Kowloon 6 60-70m $173 $109
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

Which Train Station

Hong Kong West Kowloon

  • Station nameHK 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

Huizhou South

  • Station nameHuizhou South (Huizhounan, 惠州南站)
  • Location: East Aimin Rd, Huiyang District (Google Map)
  • Getting there: Bus K3, K8, Huiyang Line 1,5,6; Bus316, 336,etc.

Huidong Station

  • Station name: Huidong (Huizhounan, 惠东站)
  • Location: Huidong County (Google Map)
  • Getting there:

2. Hong Kong – Shenzhen – Huizhou by Bullet Train

If all the 6 direct bullet trains sell out or the train times don’t suit your travel schedule, you may consider making a transfer at Shenzhen North Station (Shenzhenbei), where there are numerous bullet trains to or from Hong Kong West Kowloon and Huizhou South & Huidong Station.

How to Buy Tickets

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

Book at Train Stations

In Hong Kong: You can buy tickets with your passports at ticket counters in HK West Kowloon, which accept both HK dollars and Chinese RMB. Don’t use any self-service ticket machines there as they don’t accept any passports. Remember that if you travel beyond Hong Kong (eg: Shenzhen to Huizhou or Huizhou to Shenzhen train), you’ll have to buy these mainland domestic tickets at 7 designated ticket counters in HK West Kowloon Station.

In Huizhou: You can buy tickets with passports at any train stations in Huizhou, such as Huizhou South and Huidong Station.

Buy online with a trusted 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:

Buy Online at Hong Kong MTR Website

Hong Kong MTR Group has launched its online ticketing system both in Chinese and English version, where you can check train schedule, ticket fares and book tickets with your passport.After buying tickets online, you will have to collect them at West Kowloon Station.

Hong Kong Airport – Huizhou by Bullet Train

If you arrive Hong Kong at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) and want to travel to Huizhou, you can take Airport Express to HK West Kowloon first, then a high speed train to Huizhou South or Huidong Station. Seen from Hong Kong Airport to West Kowloon Station.

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Trusted Online Ticket Agents:

Option 1: China Highlights is a reliable online agency  for China train ticketing. They get positive reviews on TripAdvisor & Trustpilot. Sharon and her team help you buy tickets & plan rail routes even deliver tickets to your hotels with a service fee from $6.

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