Super-Fast Train To Hong Kong Ticket Sales Started on Monday, 10th September

High-Speed Rail Opens on 23/9


Online ticket sales will start at noon on Monday, 10th September. You may also click here to learn more about the High-Speed Rail ticket advance ticketing arrangement.

The 26km High-Speed Rail (Hong Kong Section) runs from West Kowloon and connects Hong Kongfv with the Mainland’s 25,000km national high-speed rail network. Whether it is for business or leisure, you can explore more destinations with the reliable and comfortable High-Speed Rail service.

Speedy: Running at 200km/h in the Hong Kong Section and up to 350km/h in the Mainland Section, High-Speed Rail is the fastest cross-boundary land transport in Hong Kong.

Direct:  Connecting Hong Kong with 44 Mainland stations without interchange.

Reliable: Punctual and less affected by traffic conditions.

Caring: A wide range of station and shopping facilities at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station plus different classes of travel and on-board facilities offer you a hassle-free journey.

Video from CGTN Live: Travel to Hong Kong on a high-speed train 


High Speed Rail connects Hong Kong with 44 destinations in the Mainland without interchange. Advance ticketing is available by phases from selected ticketing channels between 10 and 22 September.


High Speed Rail Timetable and Fare Charts:

Short-haul train timetable


Long-haul train timetable


Implemented Fare Charts in HKD


Advance Ticketing Special Arrangement:

Date Hong Kong West Kowloon Station
08:00 – 19:00
Tele-ticketing
12:00 – 19:00
Online Ticketing
12:00 – 23:00

10/9

Tickets for 23/9 – 2/10

Date Hong Kong West Kowloon Station
08:00 – 19:00
Tele-ticketing
08:00 – 19:00
Online Ticketing
06:00 – 23:00

11 – 22/9

Tickets for 23/9 and dates within 28 days from day of purchase

Tickets for 23/9 and dates within
30 days from day of purchase

11/9

23/9 – 8/10 tickets

23/9 – 10/10 tickets

12/9

23/9 – 9/10 tickets

23/9 – 11/10 tickets

13/9

23/9 – 10/10 tickets

23/9 – 12/10 tickets

14/9

23/9 – 11/10 tickets

23/9 – 13/10 tickets

15/9

23/9 – 12/10 tickets

23/9 – 14/10 tickets

16/9

23/9 – 13/10 tickets

23/9 – 15/10 tickets

17/9

23/9 – 14/10 tickets

23/9 – 16/10 tickets

18/9

23/9 – 15/10 tickets

23/9 – 17/10 tickets

19/9

23/9 – 16/10 tickets

23/9 – 18/10 tickets

20/9

Not available

23/9 – 19/10 tickets

21/9

23/9 – 20/10 tickets

22/9

23/9 – 21/10 tickets

Enter Hong Kong West Kowloon Station via Exit D2 of Austin Station on the West Rail Line during the advance ticketing period

Remarks:

  1. Real-name ticketing applies. Hong Kong residents can use their Home Return Permit to buy tickets.
  2. For purchase at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station, the person who purchases the tickets must be one of the travellers. Please bring along the original personal identity document of all travellers.
  3. Each person is entitled to purchase a maximum of 8 tickets in each transaction during the advance ticketing period.
  4. Ticket collection service is available at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station between 17 and 19 September if you wish to collect tickets purchased online or from tele-ticketing before the service commissioning day. Please bring along the original personal identity document of all travellers.
  5. During the advance ticketing period, the latest ticket status will be announced on www.mtr.com.hk/highspeed and High-Speed Rail Mobile App.
  6. Please note that online ticketing supports desktop PC or laptop PC with selected browsers (Chrome, Internet Explorer and Firefox).
  7. Mainland Domestic Tickets (journeys starting and ending at Mainland stations) are also available at the dedicated counters operated by the authorised agent at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station.
  8. The above service hours of ticketing channels are special arrangements during the advance ticketing period. Please visit the website for details of each of the ticketing channels upon service commissioning.

Ticketing Information

Hong Kong Ticketing Channels

Mainland Domestic Tickets are for the journeys starting and ending at Mainland stations. For example, a journey from Hong Kong to Xi’an requires a “Hong Kong –Zhengzhoudong” Cross Boundary Ticket and a “Zhengzhou – Xi’anbei” Mainland Domestic Ticket. Mainland Domestic Ticket is available at ticketing counters operated by China Railway (Hong Kong) Holdings Ltd. at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station. Tickets will be issued upon purchase. Ticket alteration and refund services are also available. For alteration, handling fee applies at HKD20 per ticket.

Fares Handling Fee per Ticket
Below RMB200 HKD10
RMB200 to below RMB300 HKD20
RMB300 and above HKD30

Remark: Ticket alteration and refund arrangements of Mainland Domestic Ticket are different from the Cross Boundary Ticket. Please visit www.12306.cn for details.

Passengers travelling on the High Speed Rail shall comply with the requirements under applicable laws and regulations (including Hong Kong laws or Mainland China laws) and the Conditions of Issue of Tickets. Cross-boundary passengers shall comply with the Rules for Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High Speed Rail Cross-Boundary Passenger Transport, and all notices posted at stations or MTR website. Non-cross-boundary passengers shall comply with the Mainland Regulations for Transportation of Railway Passengers and all relevant rules and regulations, and all notices posted at stations or Mainland China 12306 website (www.12306.cn).

Mainland Ticketing Channels

Mainland Domestic Tickets can be purchased via the following the Mainland ticketing channels. Click here for more information.

  • 12306 website and mobile app
  • Telephone booking
  • Ticketing counters at the train stations
  • Ticket agents
  • Ticket machines at the train stations or designated locations

Passengers travelling on the High Speed Rail shall comply with the requirements under applicable laws and regulations (including Hong Kong laws or Mainland China laws) and the Conditions of Issue of Tickets. Cross-boundary passengers shall comply with the Rules for Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High Speed Rail Cross-Boundary Passenger Transport, and all notices posted at stations or MTR website. Non-cross-boundary passengers shall comply with the Mainland Regulations for Transportation of Railway Passengers and all relevant rules and regulations, and all notices posted at stations or Mainland China 12306 website (www.12306.cn).


About Hong Kong West Kowloon Station

Hong Kong West Kowloon Station is conveniently located next to the West Kowloon Cultural District. Its unique architecture and beautiful landscape make it a new hotspot for visits and photos.

Architectural elements:

  • The giant curtain wall comprises over 4,000 irregular glass panels to maximize daylight and conserve energy.
  • The curved ceiling is made of over 8,000 tonnes of steel which is almost the weight of the Eiffel Tower.
  • The spectacular structure of the station is supported by nine sets of massive columns of different heights. The tallest one rises 45m in height from Level B3 up to the curved ceiling.
  • There are 3 hectares of public space outside the station including the Green Plaza and Sky Corridor. You can enjoy the stunning views of the Victoria Harbour by walking along the Sky Corridor to the rooftop of the station.
  • Creative artworks in the station enrich your journey.

The original article form : https://www.highspeed.mtr.com.hk