Hong Kong – Wuhan by Bullet Train via Shenzhen

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).

from hong kong to shenzhen via lok ma chau station
hong kong – shenzhen via lok ma chau station by mtr and metro of shenzhen

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Shenzhen North has 22 daily bullet trains to Wuhan Station, and Shenzhen Futian Station has 2 daily bullet trains to Wuhan. So Shenzhen North would be a better choice.

From Shenzhen to Hong Kong: Just do as explained above in an oppisite direction.

Step 2: Shenzhen – Wuhan by High Speed Train

There are 24 daily high speed trains linking Shenzhen and Wuhan, and these bullet trains depart from or arrive at Shenzhen North OR Futian Station in Shenzhen and Wuhan Railway Station in Wuhan.

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.

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