East Asia

Hong Kong to Beijing by High Speed Train

Travelling between Hong Kong and Beijing is easy thanks to a pair of modern and efficient high-speed trains that connect Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station and Beijing West Railway Station (and vice versa). The journey takes approximately 9 hours on a fast bullet train or you can take a slower train overnight on the same route. The trains are modern and comfortable, and you’ll get to see a lot of impressively designed Chinese cities on the way.

Prices from: US $154
Departing from: Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station
Journey length: 1,489 miles

Hong Kong to Beijing train route

The trains on this line operate daily every day of the year. You will be travelling a
distance of 2,397 kilometres (1,489 miles) on this route on a nine-hour journey. The
main stops along the way include Zhengzhou, Wuhan, Changsha, Guangzhou and

hong kong to Beijing train
The futuristic train

Hong Kong to Beijing train

The two trains (G79/G80) service the fastest train service between Hong Kong West
Kowloon and Beijing West stations. These 16-car high-speed trains offer travellers a
modern and very efficient way to travel. Each train has a large dining car that serves
hot and cold food and all carriages have generous windows so you can see a lot on
your journey. You can choose to travel in business, first and second class. One-way
fares for each class are as follows: business (US $507); first (US $259); second (US

Why we love it

If you’re not a fan of internal flights, this is a great alternative. Not only will you get to
see some of China’s impressive mega cities on the way, but you will also get to
enjoy a ride on one of the country’s impressive bullet trains.

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