Beijing to Guangzhou

Beijing to Guangzhou

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Beijing to Guangzhou Schedule

Beijing to Guangzhou Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Railway Business Class 07:26 - 17:19¥ 3,129
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ300009:30 - 12:40¥ 3,259
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ311211:30 - 14:45¥ 6,922
Air China Economy #CA133912:00 - 15:20¥ 3,566
China Railway Second Class Seat 14:00 - 22:07¥ 1,105
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ318016:30 - 19:50¥ 3,265
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU630919:30 - 22:45¥ 3,260
Hainan Airlines Economy #HU781320:30 - 23:50¥ 1,467

Transportation from Beijing to Guangzhou

Facts about the transport from Beijing to Guangzhou

Cheapest Transport$48
Fastest Transport3h 5m
Earliest Departure7:26 AM
Latest Departure9:30 PM
Departures per day48
Distance2101 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAir China, China Eastern Airlines, China Railway, China Southern Airlines

How to get from Beijing to Guangzhou

Travelling between Beijing and Guangzhou is possible by Flight and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 1,285.87 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere USD 47.16.

How long does it take to get from Beijing to Guangzhou?

It can take you anywhere between 4 and 23 hours to travel between Beijing and Guangzhou depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Beijing and Guangzhou. Flight will bring you to your destination in 3h 5m. Train does a much slower job and take about 22h 46m to reach Guangzhou.

How much does it cost to get from Beijing to Guangzhou?

Travelling between Beijing and Guangzhou can be as cheap as USD 47.16 if you opt for a China Railway (中国铁路) train and as expensive as USD 1,285.87 if you buy a China Railway (中国铁路) Train ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Beijing and Guangzhou ?

  • 28 from Beijing to Guangzhou starting from 07:26 Beijing West until 20:18 Beijing West
  • 20 from Beijing to Guangzhou starting from 08:00 Beijing Capital Airport until 21:30 Beijing Daxing Airport

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Beijing to Guangzhou.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Beijing to Guangzhou, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 452.88.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Beijing and Guangzhou

Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines


Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Beijing to Guangzhou?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% took a train