Here you find all information you need for your arrival and stay during Shenzhen.
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Travel to Shenzhen
By train, bus or by plane, Shenzhen is easily accessible from within China and from overseas.
Via Hong Kong:
Visitors can access Shenzen by taking the High Speed Rail from Hong Kong West Kowloon Station. The journey takes around 30mins to reach Shenzhen Futian Railway Station. Click here to view the schedule and ticket prices.
Alternatively, you can take the MTR (subway) directly to Shenzhen Luohu station. Click here for further details.
Shenzhen has six railway stations serving domestic routes across China. Among them, Shenzhen Railway Station, Shenzhen North Railway Station and Futian Station are the most popular choices among commuters.
- Shenzhen Railway Station
Also known as Shenzhen Luohu station, it is the gateway and the closest station to the Hong Kong border.
- Shenzhen North Railway Station
One of the largest intercity railway stations of Southern China. From there you can connect with the High Speed Railway network to other parts of China.
- Futian Station
It is the closest train station to Shenzhen city centre. You may transit on to the Shenzhen Metro from there to get to the fairground.
Getting to the fairground
Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center
Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center is located in the Baoan district of Shenzhen with easy access to local major transportation networks.
Address: Baoan District, Shenzhen, China
According to the Administrative Law of the People's Republic of China on Entry and Exit of Foreigners, foreigners entering China should apply for a visa to the Chinese diplomatic representative or consular offices, or other institutions authorised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of People's Republic of China.
If you are travelling from Hong Kong, it is also possible to get a visa on arrival at the land border there, valid for 5 days. The visa enables travelers from most countries to stay in Shenzhen for up to 5 days without applying for a regular visa. During the 5 days, tourists cannot leave Shenzhen for other mainland Chinese cities.
This list changes often and without notice.
Eligible passport holders of many western countries can get a VOA in Shenzhen. You can check your local embassy or us before using this visa on arrival.
Shenzhen Government Online - Visa
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