HK – Wenzhou
Hong Kong – Wenzhou by Train vs Flight
Wenzhou, a famous manufacture city in Zhejiang Province in China is just about 1200 kilometers northeast of Hong Kong. Passengers can travel between Hong Kong and Wenzhou by high speed train or flight.
There is no direct trains running between Hong Kong and Wenzhou, If you’re travelling by a bullet train, you will have to make a transfer at Shenzhen North Station (HK West Kowloon – Shenzhen North – Wenzhou South).
Hong Kong – Wenzhou Rail Route Map
|By high speed train||￥451||8.5h||Live schedule at China Highlights|
By flight: Flight is far more faster than a high speed train, but it can be expersive and an uncertain option as it may get often delayed or sometimes cancelled in China. If you are in a rush, then opt for a plane.
By bullet train: Chinese high speed trains are punctual, fast, smooth and comfortable with spacious leg room and air-condition. The high speed trains run frequently between Hong Kong West Kowloon & Shenzhen North (Shenzhenbei), as well as Shenzhen North & Wenzhou South (Wenzhounan), which are fairly cheap and reliable.
- Step 1. Hong Kong – Shenzhen North by train (20 mins, 94 daily)
- Step 2. Shenzhen North – Wenzhou South by D train (7 hrs, 10 daily)
As of April, 2023, there are no direct trains linking Wenzhou with Hong Kong yet. Passengers will have to make a transfer at Shenzhenbei (Shenzhen North).
From Hong Kong to Wenzhou: Just take one of the frequent high speed trains from Hong Kong West Kowloon Station to Shenzhen North Station first, taking just 20 minutes. In Shenzhen, just remember to allow 35 minutes at least for making the transfer. Then, catch one of the 10 daily D type high speed trains from Shenzhen North to Wenzhou South (Wenzhounan), taking 7 hours.
From Wenzhou to Hong Kong: Take a train from Wenzhou South Railway Station (Wenzhounan) to Shenzhen North (Shenzhenbei) first, taking 7 hours, then connect to a high speed train to Hong Kong West Kowloon Station, taking 20 mins.
Reminder: Wenzhou has two major train stations: Wenzhou South Station (Wenzhounan) & Wenzhou Railway Station (Wenzhou). Don’t get confused with them. Both can be reached by Line S1.
|HK – Shenzhen – Wenzhou by high speed train|
|Trains||From – To||Frequency||Duration||Ticket Fares (CNY)|
|1st Cls||2nd Cls||Biz Cls|
|G trains||HK West Kowloon – Shenzhen North||94||19m||120||75|
|D trains||Shenzhen North – Wenzhou South||9||7.5h||673||421|
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer to www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/
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:Shenzhen North (Shenzhenbei, 深圳北站)
- Location:Baoan District (Google Map)
- Getting there: metro line 4, line 5 & line 6 (use Shenzhen metro planner)
- Station name:Wenzhou South (Wenzhounan, 温州南站)
- Location:Ouhai District (Google Map)
- Getting there: Wenzhou Rail Transit Line S1
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, Wenzhou South, Shenzhen North ,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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