Guangzhou Railway Station Guides

Open on April 12 1974, renovation in 2018, Guangzhou Railway Station (Chinese name 广州站, Guangzhou Zhan) is located in Yuexiu district, 2.5km northwest of Guangzhou City Center, 18km northwest of Chinese Export Commodities Fair Pazhou complex, 22km north of Guangzhou South Railway Station, 29km south of Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport.

Guangzhou Railway Station covers 120,000 square metres, and has 4 platforms and 7 railway tracks. It is the terminus station of Guangzhou-Beijing Railway, Guangzhou-Shenzhen Railway, Guangzhou-Maoming Railway and Guangzhou-Foshan-Zhaoqing Intercity Railway. It serves 63 ordinary trains(Z/K) and 76 high-speed trains trains(G/D/C) per day.

Guangzhou Railway station, Guangzhou Train station

Guangzhou Railway station, Guangzhou Train station

Guangzhou Railway Station has 4 floors. Arrivals are on B1, entrances are 1F, and departures are on 2F.

2F Level Departures Hall, restaurants
1F Level Entrances, Security check, restaurants, Ticket offices, railway platforms, station square, taxi areas, bus stations
B1 Level Arrivals, Metro line 2 and line 5 station
B2 Level Metro line 2 platforms
B3 Level Metro line 5 platforms

Map and Location

Address: No.159 East Huanshi Road, Yuexiu district, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China

Guangzhou Railway Station is located in Yuexiu district, 2.5km northwest of Guangzhou City Center, 18km northwest of Chinese Export Commodities Fair Pazhou complex, 22km north of Guangzhou South Railway Station, 29km south of Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport.

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

Map of Guangzhou Railway station, Guangzhou Train Station Map

Public Transportation

The public transports are included city bus, Taxi, Metro. Taxi and Metro are mostly recommended. How to get to Guangzhou Railway Station?

Metro

Guangzhou Railway Station can be reached by Metro line 2 and line 5

Metro station: B1 level

Metro line 2 platforms: B2

Metro line 5 platforms: B3

Guangzhou Metro Map

metro line 2 and line 5 at Guangzhou Railway station

Taxi

Taxi is one convenient and fast way to get to or leave Guangzhou Railway Station.

Taxi areas are on staton square

Taxi Fee Standard

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

Taxi to Guangzhou Railway station, taxi fare to Guangzhou Railway Station

Bus

There are 37 bus routes at Guangzhou Railway Station. The bus stations are on station Square

Bus at Guangzhou Railway station, Bus routes at Guangzhou Railway Station

How to get to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport(CAN)

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport(CAN) is located 29km north of Guangzhou Railway Station. How to get to Guangzhou Airport from Guangzhou Railway Station? Please click on here for details.

Guangzhou Railway station to Guangzhou Airport(CAN)

Departures

Step 1:Get to Guangzhou Railway Station by metro, taxi, bus or car 45 minutes before train departure.

Step 2: At entrance, 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?

entrance at Guangzhou Railway station, Guangzhou Train Station

departures at Guangzhou Railway station, Guangzhou Train Station

departures at Guangzhou Railway station, Guangzhou Train Station

waiting room at Guangzhou Railway station, Guangzhou Train Station

Ticket offices

The ticket offices on 1F and B1 level

Do you need to collect train tickets?

Since Dec 2019, the electronic tickets have been available on most train routes from or to Guangzhou 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 here to get Guides.

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

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 Railway Station by metro, bus, taxi or car.

Arrivals at Guangzhou Railway station, Guangzhou Train Station

Foods and restaurants

There are some Chinese restaurants and fast foods on 1F level and 2F level at Guangzhou Railwaystation, including KFC, McDonald's, Chinese noddles.

KFC at Guangzhou Railway station, Guangzhou Train Station

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