Guangzhou South Railway Station Guides

Opened in Jan 2010, Guangzhou South Railway Station (Chinese name 广州南站, Guangzhou Nan) is the four largest high-speed railway station in China that with over 610,000 square metres and has 15 platforms, 28 railway tracks. The Station is located in Panyu District, 17km South of the downtown of Guangzhou. As an interchange station and a terminus between Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high speed railway, Guangzhou-Zhanjiang high speed railway, Guangzhou–Zhuhai intercity railway and Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed Railways, Guangzhou South Railway Station is mainly serving high speed trains, operating 421 highs speed trains and on average has 430,000 entrances and exits per day.

Guangzhou South Railway Station, Guangzhou Nan high speed train station

departure hall, Guangzhou South Railway Station, Guangzhou South high speed train station

Station Layout

Guangzhou South Railway Station has four floors.

Mezzanine of 3F Restaurant & food, including KFC, McDonald's, Starbucks, coffee, Chinese food, western food, noodles and hamburg.
3F Level West drop-off area, entrance, security check, waiting hall, business lounge,
2F Level Platforms, railway tracks, east drop-off area
1F Level Arrivals, exit, metro exit / entrance, ticket office, bus stop, taxi drop-off and pick-up, food and restaurants, parking lot
B1 Level Metro line 2 and line 7 station

Address and Map

Address: 1500 Shengui Road, Minghang District, Shanghai, China.

Guangzhou South Railway Station is located 17km south of downtown of Guangzhou, 49km south of Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, and 23km southwest of Pazhou Complex.

Map of Guangzhou South Railway station

FAQs of Guangzhou South Railway Station

1. How far is Guangzhou South Railway Station from downtown of Guangzhou?

The station is located 17km south of downtown of Guangzhou

2. How far is Guangzhou South Railway Station from Guangzhou Baiyu Airport(CAN)?

The station is located 49km north of Guangzhou Baiyun Airport. How to get to Baiyun Airport from Guangzhou South Railway Station?

3. How to get to Guangzhou South Railway station by metro or taxi?

Guangzhou South Railway station can be reached by metro line 2, metro line 7 and taxi

4. Do I need to pick up the train tickets to board the train?

Because the electronic tickets have been available on most train routes depart from Guangzhou South Railway Station, you don't need to pick up printed tickets. But for the train from Guangzhou to Hong Kong, you still need to pick up the printed tickets at ticket office before your check-in.

5. When do I need to arrive at the station before the train departure?

Guangzhou South Railway Station is very big and crowded. Allow yourself plenty of time, at least 45 minutes to queue up for security checks and boarding.  But if your train is to Hong Kong, you need to get to station at least 1 hour before the train departure to pick up the train tickets at ticket office.

6. Are there any foods in Guangzhou South Railway station?

There are many options foods and restaurants on 3F and 1F, including Chinese food, KFC, McDonald's and Starbucks.

7. How many railway stations in Guangzhou?

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

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