Through Train tickets on the China side cannot purchased online. (On the Hong Kong side you can.).
If you are going to stay in a hotel in Guangzhou, you can work with the hotel conceige to purchase the tickets for you. The hotel will then pay the travel agent. Tickets will be delivered to you at the hotel.
If you have some deliverable address in Guangzhou, you can also contact some travel agent directly. They can send the tickets to your address .Or you can visit one of the travel agent’s offices to get the tickets there in advance.
If you happen by the Guangzhou East Railway Station, you can purchase you’re your tickets there in advance.
If you are just passing through – say flying in to Guangzhou in the morning and want to go to Hong Kong in the afternoon, your only choice be to get the tickets at the station or from travel agent.
There are other ways to reach Hong Kong. For example, you can take a direct bus from Guangzhou to Hong Kong. Usually getting bus tickets on the spot is not a problem because there are quite a few buses running each day.
You can book train tickets online for trains within mainland, China by using search form above, or click China Highlights Train Booking
If you want to book trains to Hong Kong (eg: train from Guangzhou East to Hung Hom, HK), you can only use this enquiry form to ask our trip advisors to book it for you.