Guangzhou East Railway Station Guides
Opened in 1996, expanded in 2005, Guangzhou East Railway Station (Chinese name 广州东站, Guangzhou Dong Zhan) is located in Tianhe District, northeast of Guangzhou downtown. This station covers 110,000 square metres, and has 7 platforms, 14 railway tracks. Guangzhou East Railway Station combines both ordinary passenger train station (denoted with letter Z/T/K) and high-speed train station(G/D/C series) that serves that serves 215 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day, including Guangzhou–Shenzhen intercity rail, Guangzhou–Meizhou–Shantou railway. It is also railway station with an immigration check point for Guangdong - Hong Kong Through Train passengers travelling to and from Hong Kong.
Guangzhou East Railway Station has 7 floors. The entracnce, ticket offices, departures and arrivals of high-speed trains are all on 1F. The departures and arrivals of Guangdong - Hong Kong Through Train are on 4F. Metro stations are on B1.
|4F Level||Entrance, departures hall, ticket offices, arrivals for Guangdong - Hong Kong Through Train|
|1F Level||Entrance, departures hall, ticket offices, arrivals for high-speed trains and Guangzhou - Shenzhen Intercity trains|
|B1 Level||Metro line 1 and Metro line 3 station|
|B2 Level||Metro line 1 platforms|
|B3 Level||Metro transfer hall|
|B4 Level||Metro line 3 platforms|
Map and Location
Address: 1 Dongzhan Lu, Linhe Middle Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
How many railway stations in Guangzhou?
The public transports are included Metro line 1, Metro line 3, bus and taxi. Metro train is mostly recommended. How to get to Guangzhou East Railway Station?
Metro Line 1 and Metro Line 3
Metro train is mostly recommended public transportation because it is cheapest and most convenient.
The metro stations are on B1. Metro line 1 platforms are on B2. Metro line 4 platforms are on B4. Metro transfer passage is on B3
Metro line 1: the first metro train is at 06:10 and the last is at 23:30
Metro line 3: the first metro train is at 06:00 and the last is at 23:30
Metro ticket price is RMB3-RMB8
Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also the most expensive way to get to or leave Guangzhou East Railway Station.
Taxi drop-off and pick-up areas are on station square
|3km - 15km||RMB2.6 per km||RMB3.4 per km|
|15km - 25km||RMB3.1 per km||RMB4 per km|
|Above 25km||RMB3.9 per km||RMB5 per km|
There are 42 bus routes to or pass Guangzhou East Railway Station, The bus terminal stations is on station square.
How to get to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport (CAN)?
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport(CAN) is located 30km northwest of Guangzhou East Railway Station. How to get to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, please click on here to get details.
Step 1: Get to Guangzhou East Railway Station by Taxi, bus or Car.
Step 2: Go through Security Check and real-name ID check to enter departure Hall by showing passport. If you train is to Hong Kong, you need to pick up your printed tickets before enter the departures hall
Step 3: Find the Boarding Gate (Ticket Check Gate). The gate No. will be in the confirmation email we send to you.
Step 4: Have a seat near the gate to wait for check-in and boarding. The boarding gate will be opened 20 - 15 minutes prior to the departure time.
Step 5: Ticket check. Please show your passport and confirmation No. to station staff to check in. If you train is to Hong Kong, please show your train tickets to station staff to check in the train. The boarding gate will be closed 5 minutes before the train departs
Step 6: Find the platform of your train.
Step 7: Board the train and find your seats. How to find your seats?
6 offices are on 1F
Do you need to collect train tickets?
Since Dec 2019, the electronic tickets have been available on most high-speed and bullet train routes from or to Guangzhou East Railway Station.
It means international travellers can show their passports, likes Chinese ID to check in and board the train directly, and don't need to collect the printed tickets at ticket office.
But if you train is to Hong Kong, you need to pick up your printed tickets before enter the departures hall.
How to check in the train by E-ticket? Please click on here to get Guides.
If you still need to pick up printed tickets, please click on here to get Guides.
Step 1: After get off your train, follow direction signs to exits. And please show your passport and confirmation No.(or printed ticket) to station staff to check out.
Step 2: Leave Guangzhou East Railway Station by metro, bus, taxi or car. Metro line 1 and line 3 are mostly recommended.