|Arrival Hall of Hongqiao Station|
Shanghai Hongqiao: Subway line 2 has a stop there, which goes to Hongqiao International Airport, West Nanjing Road and People’s Square in city center, and Pudong International Airport. Passengers can also take bus 316, 320, 941; or Hongqiao Lines 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; or Airport line 1 to leave or arrive at the station.
Guangzhou South: Passengers can get to or leave the station by subway line 2, which has stops at Yuexiu Park, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, and Guangzhou Railway Station. Buses available here include 288A, 301A, 303A, 309A, Pan 75, Pan 99, Pan 100, Pan 108, Pan 108B, Pan 110, Pan 129, Pan 145, Night 20, and Night 61.
Shanghai-Changsha High Speed Railway: Running east-west, its allowed highest speed of 217mi/h (350km/h). The Shanghai-Hangzhou section was first put into use on October 26th, 2010, then Nanchang-Changsha section on September 16th, 2014, and finally the Hangzhou-Nanchang section on December 10th, 2014.
Changsha-Guangzhou High Speed Railway: Running north-south, is a section of the Wuhan-Guangzhou High Speed Railway, put into service on December 26th, 2009. Its permitted highest speed is also 217mi/h (350km/h).
Overnight High Speed Sleeper between Shanghai and Guangzhou
|No.||Departure||Arrival||Duration||Ticket Fare of Upper Berth (CNY)|
|Luxury Soft Sleeper||Soft Sleeper|
|Hongqiao → Guangzhou South||950||560|
|Guangzhou South → Hongqiao|
1. They depart every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday;
2. If passengers purchase a round-trip ticket of these overnight high speed sleepers, they can enjoy a 20% discount off the return ticket;
2. One passenger can now book a whole compartment on these carriages. Ticket fare is the total of all sleepers inside the compartment and each sleeper is issued a ticket under the passenger's name;
3. Women-only compartments are set on these overnight carriages for females' convenience.
Regular Trains between Shanghai and Guangzhou
There are three pairs (K511/512, T169/170, K527/528, Z99/Z100) of regular trains running between Shanghai South and Guangzhou Station, and one pair (Z99/100) between Shanghai Station and Guangzhou East. Their shortest duration is about 16 - 23 hours, and the cheapest ticket fare is CNY 560.5/628/640 for soft sleeper, CNY322.5/343/353 for hard sleeper, and CNY189.5/201/206 for hard seat.