How to Travel between Hong Kong and Wuhan
Hong Kong is about 1100 kilometers from Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei Province. You can travel between Hong Kong and Wuhan by high speed train via Shenzhen, or by plane.
Hong Kong – Wuhan by High Speed Train
Hong Kong – Wuhan high speed train (or called bullet train) will be available in third quarter of 2018 when Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station opens.
Currently, you will have to make a transfer in Shenzhen, from where you can take high speed trains to Wuhan, or travel to Hong Kong via Shenzhen Metro & Hong Kong MTR service. The following information explains you how to travel from Hong Kong to Wuhan via Shenzhen by bullet train:
- Step 1: Hong Kong – Shenzhen by MTR & metro
- Step 2: Shenzhen – Wuhan by high speed train
Step 1: Hong Kong – Shenzhen by MTR & Metro
Shenzhen is the transfer point for bullet trains bound for Wuhan, or getting to Hong Kong by metro and MTR. All you need to do is to arrive at Shenzhen first, then transfer to Hong Kong or Wuhan.
From Hong Kong to Shenzhen: Take Hong Kong MTR service East Rail Line to Lok Ma Chau station first and walk across the border into Shenzhen’s Futian Checkpoint station to catch Shenzhen metro line 4 to get to Shenzhen North Railway Station (22 trains to or from Wuhan) or get to Futian Railway Station (2 trains to or from Wuhan) by metro line 4 and line 2 with a transfer at Civic Center (Futian Checkpoint – Civic Center – Futian).
- Shenzhen metro planner (official Shenzhen metro site)
- Hong Kong MTR planner (official site)
- China train ticket booking service
From Shenzhen to Hong Kong: Just do as explained above in an oppisite direction.
Step 2: Shenzhen – Wuhan by High Speed Train
From Shenzhen North Station to Wuhan: 22 daily high speed trains leave from Shenzhen North to Wuahan Railway Station. Journey time is about 4.5-5 hours, and the ticket fare is CNY538 in a second class seat, CNY838 for a 1st class seat.
From Shenzhen Futian Station to Wuhan: Only 2 daily high speed trains leave from Shenzhen Futian Station and arrive at Wuhan Railway Station. Journey time is about 4.5-5 hours and cost from CNY 543.5 in a second class seat.
Schedule, Fares & Duration
|Shenzhen – Xiamen by D type high speed train (48 daily)|
|Train Type||From – To||Frequency||1st-Last||Duration||Ticket Fares (CNY)|
|1st Cls||2nd Cls||Biz Cls|
|G train||Shenzhen North – Wuhan||22||–||4 – 4.5 hrs||838||538||1658|
|G train||Shenzhen Futian – Wuhan||2||–||4 – 4.5 hrs||846.5||543||1672.5|
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/
From Wuhan to Shenzhen North or Futian Station: Just do as explained above in a oppisite direction.