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

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Train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shanghai Hongqiao Station Hong Kong / ...

$101 - $133

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Bus  •  22 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou Municipal to Zhejiang Hangzhou
  2. Take the bus from Hangzhou to Shanghai South Bus Station

$69

3 alternative options

Bus Smooth Transit Network  •  18 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou to Ningbo
  2. Take the bus from Ningbo South to Shanghai

$85

Drive  •  14 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Shanghai 923.4 miles

$130 - $200

Line 6 subway, fly, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Yide Lu to Yantang
  2. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Hong Kong (HKG) CAN - HKG
  3. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station

$152 - $375

Questions & Answers

The distance between Guangzhou and Hunan is 528 km. The road distance is 1477.4 km.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Hunan without a car is to train which takes 9 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 18 min to get from Guangzhou to Hunan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Hunan is to train which takes 9 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Hong Kong Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guangzhou to Hunan is 1477 km. It takes approximately 14 h 57 min to drive from Guangzhou to Hunan.

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Cathay Dragon and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Hong Kong Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Hunan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Guangzhou to Hunan.
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  • Distance: 329.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 18 min

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

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Guangzhou to Shanghai 4 times a day. Tickets cost $100 - $130 and the journey takes 7 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guangzhou to Shanghai via Ningbo, Chenghuangmiao, Ningbao station, Ningbo South, Shanghai, and Yuyuan Garden Station in around 18 h 58 min.

Airlines
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Hong Kong via Meixian
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Shanghai Hongqiao Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$100 - $130
1st Class Seat
$180 - $210
Business Class Seat
$330 - $400
Train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Smooth Transit Network
Website
trip8080.com
Bus from Guangzhou to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
trip8080.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Ningbo South to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Municipal to Zhejiang Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Hangzhou to Shanghai South Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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