Guangzhou East Railway Station

Guangzhou East Railway Station

Guangzhou East Railway Station is located in Tianhe District, which is the city center of Guangzhou City. The station serves as a terminus for many southeast routes in China, Guangdong in-province routes and Guangzhou – Hong Kong route. 

  • Station name in Chinese:广州东站
  • Station address:1, Dongzhan Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
  • Chinese address: 广州市天河区东站路 1 号
  • Nearby transportation:buses, taxis, subways

Guangzhou East Railway Station Map

Guangzhou East Railway Station Map

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Popular Trains from Guangzhou East Railway Station

  • Guangzhou–Hong Kong: Over 10 normal-speed trains run from Guangzhou East Railway Station to Hung Hom Railway Station each day. The journey takes about 2 hours and costs 203 yuan per first-class seat ticket.

  • Guangzhou–Shenzhen: More than 20 normal-speed trains run each day from Guangzhou East Railway Station to Shenzhen North Railway Station. The journey takes about 1 hour 20 minutes and costs about 79.5 yuan per second-class ticket.

  • Guangzhou–Changsha: Two normal-speed trains operating from Guangzhou East Railway Station to Changsha Railway Station daily. It takes about 8 hours and costs about 98 yuan for a hard seat ticket.
  • Guangzhou–Wuchang: There are two normal-speed train head to Wuchang Railway Station from Guangzhou East Railway Station. The duration is about 12 hours and costs about 138.5 a hard seat ticket.

>>> Check online train schedules and book your tickets now!

What to Eat at Guangzhou East Railway Station

Guangzhou dim sum

Guangzhou dim sum

Guangzhou is famous for its Cantonese cuisine and Cantonese morning tea. If you have enough time before your departure time, it’s recommended for you to find some local restaurants around Guangzhou East Railway Station.

For Western-style food, you can find Burger King, McDonald's, and KFC on F1.

For local Chinese food, you can try Cross-bridge Rice Noodles (F1); a noodle shop called Mr Li (F2); YIde Resaurant (F4).

Transports Around Guangzhou East Railway Station

Bus

  • To/from Guangzhou East Railway Station (广州东站): B19, 41, 43, 45, 122, 122-A, 175, 183, 185, 195, 209, 214, 233, 256,
    280, 283, 302, 302-A, 501, 508, 515, 551, 15 night bus, 17 night bus, 28 night bus

Taxi

Starting price: 10 yuan

Subway

Available line: Line 1 and 3
Station name: Guangzhou East Railway Station.

Getting to Other Places from Guangzhou East Railway Station

To the Canton Tower, 8 Kilometers

the Canton Tower

the Canton Tower

>>> By subway: Metro Line 3 (Beiyan line) → Metro Line 3, 4 stops in total

  1. Take Metro Line 3 (Beiyan line) at Guangzhou East Railway Station and get off at Tiyu West Road.
  2. Take an internal transfer at Metro Line 3 and get off after two stops at the Canton Tower.  

The duration is about 15 minutes and it costs 3 yuan.

>>>By taxi: The journey takes 25 minutes and costs about 27 yuan.

To Guangzhou South Railway Station, 25 Kilometers

>>> By subway:  Metro Line 1 → Metro Line 2, 19 stops in total


1.Take Metro Line 1 at Guangzhou East Railway Station and get off at Gongyuanqian.
2.Take an internal transfer at Metro Line 2 and get off after twelve stops at Guangzhou South Railway Station. 

The duration is about 50 minutes and it costs 6 yuan.

>>>By taxi:  The journey takes 54 minutes and costs about 70 yuan.

To Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, 30 Kilometers

>>> By  By subway: Metro Line 3 (Beiyan line), 11 stops in total
Take Metro Line 1 at Guangzhou East Railway Station and get off at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport

This journey takes about 40 minutes and costs 7 yuan. 

>>>By taxi: The journey takes 54 minutes and costs about 114 yuan.

Booking Your Train Tickets

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Further reading:
Hong Kong – Shenzhen/Futian High-Speed Trains
China High-Speed Train/Rail Guide
How to Buy China Train Tickets