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There are 5 ways to get from Guangzhou to Changsha by train, car, subway or plane

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Train China Railways G-Class  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Changsha South Guangzhou-Wuhan / ...

$41 - $68

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Train China Railways K-Class  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou to Changsha station Guangzhou / ...

$13 - $27

3 alternative options

Drive  •  6h 45m

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Changsha 414.5 miles

$55 - $90

Line 6 subway to Guangzhou Baiyun, fly, line 2 subway  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Yide Lu to Yantang
  2. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Changsha (CSX) CAN - CSX
  3. Take the line 2 subway from Changsha South station to Wuyi Plaza

$55 - $209

Line 2 subway, train to Shenzhen, fly  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
  3. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Changsha (CSX) SZX - CSX
  4. Take the line 2 subway from Changsha South station to Wuyi Plaza

$85 - $457

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Changsha is to train which costs ¥90 - ¥200 and takes 9h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Changsha is to train which costs ¥280 - ¥480 and takes 3h 51m.

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The distance between Guangzhou and Changsha is 566 km. The road distance is 663.1 km.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Changsha without a car is to train which takes 3h 51m and costs ¥280 - ¥480.

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It takes approximately 3h 51m to get from Guangzhou to Changsha, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Changsha Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guangzhou to Changsha is 663 km. It takes approximately 6h 45m to drive from Guangzhou to Changsha.

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China Southern Airlines offers flights from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Changsha Airport.

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There are 385+ hotels available in Changsha. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Guangzhou to Changsha.
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  • Distance: 353.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 51m

What companies run services between Guangzhou, China and Changsha, China?

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Guangzhou to Changsha every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2h 47m.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Changsha via Meixian
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Shenzhen to Changsha
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $50
1st Class Seat
$70 - $80
Business Class Seat
$130 - $160
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou to Changsha station
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$14 - $19
Hard Sleeper
$28 - $35
Soft Sleeper
$40 - $55
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou to Changsha
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$12 - $18
Hard Sleeper
$26 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
Guang Zhou Metro
Website
gzmtr.com
Subway from Yide Lu to Yantang
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
gzmtr.com
Subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
gzmtr.com
Changsha Metro Group

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