CHINA WOOD MARKETS EXPORT & IMPORT CONFERENCE Suggested Travel Options to Dongguan, China
There are three airports that are located close to Dongguan: • Guangzhou International Airport, China – about 75 minutes to Dongguan. o Some direct flights are available from Los Angeles, Seoul (Korea) and Tokyo as well as some other airports offer direct flights to Guangzhou airport. o Other options are to fly arrive in China via Shanghai (or Beijing) and then take an internal Chinese flight to Guangzhou (or Shenzhen). Shenzhen Airport, China – about 60 minutes to Dongguan. o No direct flights from offshore. o One option is to fly arrive in China via Shanghai (or Beijing) and then take an internal Chinese flight to Shenzhen. Hong Kong International Airport – about 2 +/- hours to Dongguan, depending on transportation mode. o Probably the most convenient airport to access directly from overseas. o Access to Dongguan can be made by plane (to Guangzhou or Shenzhen), but more likely: Express Bus (direct from HKIAirport to Dongguan City and in some cases directly to the conference hotel) – Probably the most convenient option. Non-stop Train (Kowloon Station, Hong Kong to Dongguan train station – requires transferring to and from both train stations). High speed water ferry (direct from HKI Airport to Dongguan port in Humen and then by taxi to the hotel).
These options are summarized in more detail below.
A. Travel Options to Dongguan from Guangzhou
• • No train or bus service is available Taxi is the best option (about 75+ minutes) o A local taxi will cost about US$45-50 from the airport to the conference hotel. o The Dongguan Exhibition International Hotel offers airport pickup (this can booked with your hotel reservation form that can be found on our website): From Guangzhou Airport to Hotel: (Round Trip) RMB 670 (~US$85) From Hotel to Guangzhou Airport: (Single Trip) RMB 450 (~US$60)
B. Travel Options to Dongguan from Shenzhen
• • No train or bus service is available Taxi is the best option (about one hour) o A local taxi will cost about US$30-35 from the airport to the conference hotel. o The Dongguan Exhibition International Hotel offers airport pickup (this can booked with your hotel reservation form that can be found on our website): From Shenzhen Airport to Hotel: (Round Trip) RMB 420 (~US$55) From Hotel to Shenzhen Airport: (Single Trip) RMB 280 (~US$38)
C. Travel Options to Dongguan from Hong Kong
1. AIRPORT TRAIN: Hong Kong International Airport to Hong Kong (Kowloon) & Return
To Hong Kong By Airport Train:
Airport Express Rail (Tel 2881 8888): a dedicated airport railway line providing fast and reliable service operating daily from 0550 to 0115 hours (last train departs from Airport and Hong Kong Stations at 0048 hour) at 12 min intervals. Route: Airport - Tsing Yi (青衣) - Kowloon (九龍) - Hong Kong (香港) Adult Child (Aged 3-11) To Airport to/from Hong Kong (23 mins) Kowloon (17 mins) Fares: Departures: Tsing Yi (11 mins) From: Single Journey/Same Day HK$ 100 90 60 Airport 0554-0048 Round trip
Single Journey/Same (Valid for 1 month) Day Return 50 180 45 30 Tsing Yi 0600-0058 160 110 Kowloon 05530051 HK 05500048
2 Free shuttle services transport pax between all major hotels and Hong Kong or Kowloon Stations. Follow the signs on arrival at the station. From HK station there are 2 routes, and from Kowloon, 5, depending on which hotel you are transferring to. They run 0618-2310 every 12-24 mins. y , g , Whampoa Garden (Tak On Street), Harbour Plaza Hotel, Harbour Plaza Metropolis, KCR Hunghom Station & MTR Jordan Station. Bus K2 every 12 mins to The Marco Polo Prince, The Marco Polo Gateway, The Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel & Sheraton Hong Kong. Bus K3 every 12 mins to The Kowloon Hotel, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Langham Hotel & Royal Pacific Hotel/China Ferry Terminal. Bus K4 every 24 mins to New World Renaissance Hotel, Regal Kowloon Hotel, Hotel Nikko Hongkong, InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong & Kowloon Shangri-La. Bus K5 every 24 mins to Holiday Inn Golden Mile, Park Hotel, Hotel Miramar, The Knutsford Hotel, The Empire From HK Station: Bus H1 every 24 mins to Island Shangri-La, Conrad International HK, Pacific Place, Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, The Empire Hote, Renaissance Harbour View Hotel & HK Convention & Exhibition Centre. Bus H2 every 24 mins to The Wharney Hotel, Novotel Century Shuttle Bus: Hong Kong Hotel, The Excelsior, Regal Hong Kong Hotel, The Park Lane & Luk Kwok Hotel. suggested that you buy a ROUNDTRIP ticket at the airport customer service center. It is valid for 2 journeys on the airport express within 30 days and costs HKD $180, and 2 one way tickets will cost HKD $200. Free In-town Check-in and porter services are available at Hong Kong and Kowloon Stations. Outbound pax can check in their baggage one day before (Airlines includes: Cathay Pacific Airways, Dragonair, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines, Swissair, Vietnam Airlines, South African Airlines and China Airlines) up to 90 mins before take-off.
= ~US$12 one way
2. LONG DISTANCE TRAIN: Hong Kong (Kowloon) to Dongguan & Return Hong Kong (Hung Hom Station, Kowloon) TO Dongguan (Changping Station) or Dongguan (Changping Station) TO Hong Kong (Hung Hom Station, Kowloon) Hong Kong International Airport is located 34 km/21 miles west of Hong Kong City on Lantau Island. Transfer from the Airport Train at Kowloon Station for the Dongguan Train. (By Taxi from HKIAirport to central HK or HK Island = HK$380 (~US$50); By Taxi to Tsim Sha Tsui in Kowloon HK$300 (~US$40)). (Approximately US$1 = HK $7.80)
Timetable and Fare Information (in HK$ & time)
Hung Hom (Kowloon, Hong Kong) TO Dongguan (Changping) Single Journey Train No. Train Schedule Ticket Fare First Class / Depart Standard Class Adult Adult Hung Hom Arrive HK$ US$ (HK) Donnguan 7:30 8:36 $295 $38 T824 9:25 10:31 $295 $38 T828 11:00 12:06 $295 $38 T812 13:25 14:33 $295 $38 T814(Ktt) 14:20 15:27 $283 $36 T362 15:26 16:32 $295 $38 T816 16:38 17:44 $295 $38 T818 19:15 20:21 $295 $38 T822
Dongguan (Changping) TO Hung Hom (Kowloon, Hong Kong) Single Journey Train No. Train Schedule Ticket Fare Arrive Hung Hom (HK) 10:22 11:20 13:38 14:47 15:48 17:36 18:41 20:07 22:12 First Class / Standard Class Adult Adult HK$ US$ $295 $38 $315 $40 $283 $36 $295 $38 $295 $38 $295 $38 $295 $38 $295 $38 $295 $38
T811 T801(Xinshisu) T361 T815 T817 T819(Ktt) T821 T823 T825(Ktt)
Depart Donnguan 9:16 10:15 12:31 13:41 14:42 16:28 17:35 19:01 21:04
The HK International Airport Express Rail runs every 12 minutes & takes 17 minutes to run between HKIAirport &Kowloon Station http://www.travel.com.hk/hongkong.htm#top http://www.tiglion.com/english/travel/china/train.html#Dongguan
No matter where you want to go, you have to arrive at Hung Hom station (Kowloon) 45 minutes before the departure of a “through train” to China. The entrance gate would be closed 10 minutes before the departure. Immigration formalities in China will be done at Dongguan Station. Hong Kong Visa - Not required for Commonwealth citizens, citizens of most European countries and U.S. citizens for a stay less than 90 days. UK citizens can stay 6 months.
3. EXPRESS BUS: Hong Kong Airport to Dongguan & Return
Hong Kong International Airport to Dongguan City - Express Bus = approximately 2-1/2 hours one way trip - HK 180 (US$25) one way
CTS Express Coach
Hong Kong Dongguan City Intern'l Airport to Hong Kong to Dongguan City Intern'l Airport Departures 9:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:30 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:30 19:00 20:00 Departures 5:25 6:20 7:20 9:00 10:40 12:15 13:45 14:20 16:15 17:15
Note: Departure starting points vary Bolded times are direct from Conference Hotel Schedule Effective March, 2005
4. FERRY: Hong Kong Airport to Dongguan (Humen) & Return
Travel time from HKI Airport to Humen Port (the port is another 30 minutes from the Dongguan Conference Hotel): 70 minutes You can now connect to the new ferry service with the opening of SKYPier at HKI Airport, and travel onward to Macau, Fuyong (near Shenzhen Airport), Shekou (Shenzhen), Humen (Dongguan), and Zhongshan from the HK airport. Tickets are available in the Arrivals Level (transit area) at Hong Kong International Airport before immigration. You may purchase them at least 60 minutes before scheduled departure time. If you're leaving Hong Kong via this ferry service, you need to hold a confirmed air ticket before boarding the ferry. Once you have landed, you can check in at the ferry terminal. Please make sure you would arrive at the airport at least 120 minutes before scheduled departure time. The brochure mentions that a free shuttle service is provided at Humen Dongguan to fixed locations. The schedule is as follows
Depart from HKIA Departure No. Time
HK Int Airport to Humen (Dongguan) 3A131 3A132 3A133 3A134
Depart from China No.
Humen (Dongguan) to HK Int Airport 3A031 3A032 3A033 3A034
(about 1 hour) Fares: Class Economy First Class VIP Room
12:30 14:00 16:00 18:15
8:30 12:00 14:10 16:00
Adult Adult HKD$220 US$28 HKD$240 US$ 31 HKD$260 US$33 HKD$280 US$ 37 HKD$1,200 (4 seats) HKD$1,200 (4 seats) HKD$1,800 (6 seats) HKD$1,800 (6 seats) The Exhibiiton International Hotel is about 30 minutes from the port of Humen