Hong Kong West Kowloon – Nanchang West in Jiangxi Province by Bullet Train

Hong Kong – Nanchang: How to Get There

Thanks to the high speed rail, it is available to travel from Hong Kong to Nanchang (capital of Jiangxi Province) or from Nanchang to Hong Kong by direct high speed train. There is only once daily high speed trains, but if you go via Guangzhou (Hong Kong – Guangzhou – Nanchang), you will find more trains available.

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1. Hong Kong – Nanchang by Direct High Speed Train

Starting from September 23, 2018 when Hong Kong West Kowloon Station opens, it become possible to travel between Hong Kong and Nanchang by direct high speed train, taking about 4h50.

From Hong Kong to Nanchang: Only one daily high speed train available. G100 departs from Hong Kong West Kowloon Station and arrives at Nanchang West Railway Station at 16:00, taking 4h56. The ticket fare is CNY687 in a second class seat. After that, G100 continues its journey before terminating at Shanghai Hongqiao.

From Nanchang to Hong Kong: Take the high speed train G99 from Nanchang West Train Station at 17:53 and reach at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station at 22:28, taking 4h53. The timing for this train is not so good as it arrives Hong Kong very late. You may consider making a transfer at Guangzhou (Nanchang – Guangzhou – HK) for more trains with flexible schedule.

Schedule, Ticket Price & Travel Time

Hong Kong West Kowloon – Nanchang West by Bullet Train
Trains From – To Dept-Arri Duration Ticket Fares (CNY/HKD)
1st Cls 2nd Cls Biz Cls
G100 HK West Kowloon – Nanchang West 11:10-16:00 4h50 ¥1112.5 ¥687 ¥2136
G99 Nanchang West – HK West Kowloon 17:35-22:28 4h53 $1227 $789 2453
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

2. Hong Kong – Guangzhou or Shenzhen – Nanchang by Bullet Train

Jack recommend you to go on this route by making a transfer at Guangzhou ro Shenzhen as it provides you more train options with flexible train timetables.

Transfer in Guangzhou South

Guangzhou South is the best station for making the transfer. Guangzhou South has over 30 daily high speed trains to or from Hong Kong West Kowloon Station, and 12 daily high speed trains to or from Nanchang West

Hong Kong West Kowloon – Nanchang West via Guangzhou South
Trains From – To Frequency Duration Ticket Fares (CNY)
1st Cls 2nd Cls Biz Cls
G train HK West Kowloon – Guangzhou South 34 50-65mins 344 215 645
G train Guangzhou South – Nanchang West 12 4-4.5h 768.5 472 1491
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

Transfer in Shenzhen North

Shenzhen North is also a transfer point but it has less trains (4 daily G or D trains) to or from Nanchang West. It can be easier to make the transfer as Shenzhen North is just 15-20 minutes train ride from Hong Kong West Kowloon Station.

Hong Kong West Kowloon – Nanchang West via Shenzhen North
Trains From – To Frequency Duration Ticket Fares (CNY)
1st Cls 2nd Cls Biz Cls
G train HK West Kowloon – Shenzhen North 80 15-20mins 120 75 226
G train Shenzhen North – Nanchang West 3-4 4.5-5.5h 868 546.5 1690.5
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

How to Buy Tickets

China train tickets go on sale online30 days in advance or 28 days in advance in buying at train stations. 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:

Train Stations in HK & Nanchang

Hong Kong West Kowloon

  • 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

Nanchang West

  • Station name: Nanchang West (NangchangXi, 南昌西站)
  • Location: Xinjian District, Nanchang (Google Map)
  • Getting there: by metro line 2

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Trusted Online Ticket Agents:

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