Shortest travel time:
6 h 50 m
Longest travel time:
8 h 27 m
Lowest train ticket cost:
$160
Avg. daily departures:
3
Earliest departure:
08:00
Latest departure:
15:38
Guangzhou
1703 km
Shanghai

Guangzhou to Shanghai Train Information

Among the top choices for traveling from Guangzhou to Shanghai is taking a fast and modern train. All high-speed trains running between the cities were designed to offer the passengers everything they might need for a pleasant journey, including several travel classes to choose from, fast travel times (the journey takes about 7 hours), and an extensive timetable with up to 3 daily departures. Fantastic onboard amenities are also at your service during the ride. The trains from Guangzhou to Shanghai boast light and spacious carriages, equipped with cushy seats and offering plenty of legroom and generous luggage space. Big panoramic windows are perfect for admiring the spectacular views along the way. Another reason to opt for a train ride from Guangzhou to Shanghai is that the train stations are located close to the city centers and are conveniently accessible by public transport, making it very easy to get around.

Guangzhou to Shanghai Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Earliest
Latest
Departures
Morning trains
6 hrs 50 min
6 hrs 50 min
08:00
08:00
1
Afternoon trains
7 hrs 32 min
8 hrs 27 min
13:24
15:38
2

Trains on Guangzhou - Shanghai Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Departures
Rating
Bullet train
6 hrs 50 min
$160
3
7.9 / 10 based on 55 reviews

Guangzhou to Shanghai Train Review & Rating

We decided to go for the high-speed train instead of the regular one and it was a great decision!

Kathy U. about traveling from Guangzhou to Shanghai