Guangzhou North Railway Station

Opened in 1908, old name called Huadu Railway Station and expanded in 2009, Guangzhou North Railway Station (Chinese name 广州北站,Guangzhou Bei Zhan) is located in Huadu District, 34km northeast of Guangzhou downtown. This station covers 23,000 square metres, and has 3 platforms, 8 railway tracks. Guangzhou North 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 102 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day, including Guangzhou–Shenzhen intercity rail, Guangzhou–Wuhan High-speed Railway and Guangzhou–Beijing High-speed Railway .

Guangzhou North Railway Station, Guangzhou Bei Train station

Guangzhou North Railway Station has 4 floors. The entracnce, ticket offices, departures and arrivals of ordinary passenger train are all on 1F. The departures of high-speed train are on 2F. Metro Line 8 station is at west side of Guangzhou North Railway Station.

2F Level Departures hall of high-speed trains
1F Level Entrance, Security check, Ticket offices, arrivals, departures for ordinary passenger train, station square

Map of Guangzhou North Railway station, Guangzhou Bei Train Station Map

Map and Location

Address: 1 Zhanqian Rd, Huadu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China

How many railway stations in Guangzhou?

There four major railway stations in Guangzhou: Guangzhou Railway Station, Guangzhou East Railway Station Guangzhou South Railway Station,and Guangzhou North Railway Station.

Public Transportation

The public transports are included Metro line 9, bus and taxi. How to get to Guangzhou North Railway Station?

Metro, subway at Guangzhou North Railway station, Guangzhou Bei Train Station

Metro Line 9

Metro Line 9 was opened on 28 December 2017. Guangzhou North Metro station is located at the west side of Guangzhou North railway station, but due to the construction of the Guangzhou–Qingyuan intercity railway, the metro station is inaccessible from the national rail station. Therefore, passengers need to get off at the preceding station, Huacheng Lu, and walk along the road (around 1km), or take bus 702, or take taxi.

The first metro train is at 06:10 and the last is at 23:10

Metro ticket price is RMB3-RMB8

Guangzhou Metro Map

Taxi to Guangzhou North Railway station, Taxi at Guangzhou Bei Train Station

Taxi

Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also the most expensive way to get to or leave Guangzhou North Railway Station.

Taxi drop-off and pick-up areas are on station square

Taxi Fee Standard (the fuel surcharge is 1RMB one way)

Day(5:00~23:00) Night (23:00~5:00)
0~3 km RMB12 RMB16
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

Bus at Guangzhou North Railway station, Bus routes and station at Guangzhou Bei Train Station

Bus

There are 12 bus routes to or pass Guangzhou North Railway Station, The bus terminal stations is on station square.

Guangzhou North Railway station to Guangzhou Baiyun airport, CAN airport

How to get to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport (CAN)?

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport(CAN) is located 20km east of Guangzhou North Railway Station. How to get to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, please click on here to get details.

Departures at Guangzhou North Railway station, Guangzhou Bei Train Station

Departures

Step 1: Get to Guangzhou North Railway Station by Metro, Taxi, Bus or Car 45 minutes before train departure.

Step 2: Go through Security Check and real-name ID check to enter departure Hall by showing passport.

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. 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?

Ticket offices

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 North 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.

How to check in the train by E-ticket? Please click on hereto get Guides.

If you still need to pick up printed tickets, please click on hereto get Guides.

Arrivals at Guangzhou North Railway station, Guangzhou Bei Train Station

Arrivals

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 North Railway Station by metro, bus, taxi or car.

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