Train to Shanghai

Shanghai Railway Station

Shanghai Railway Station is the largest railway station in the city.  You can get to/from most cities of China, including  Beijing, Xian, Qingdao, Harbin, Chengdu, Hong Kong etc.

Taxi  at Shanghai Raiway Station
The Taxi Terminal is located underground just opposite the main entrance to the complex building of the railway station. It will take you about 20 yuan and 10 minutes to get to People’s Square.  Learn more about Shanghai Taxi for more information.

Metro at Shanghai Raiway Station
Three subway lines interchange here – Line 1, 3, 4.  The entry of Subway Terminal at Shanghai Railway Station is just to the east side of the Taxi Terminal on the south square. You can take eitehr Subway Line 1 or 3 to Shanghai South Railway Station; take Subway Line 4 and get to  People’s Square  or Century Avenue at Pudong . Learn more about Shanghai Metro for more information.

Public Bus at Shanghai Railway Station
Shanghai Railway Station has two squares – South Square and North Square. All the public buses are on the south square. There are  Hongqiao Airport (Bus No.941), Nanpu Bridge(Bus No.64), Pudong International Airport (Airport Line 5) and more. Learn more about Shanghai Bus for more information.

Shanghai Railway Station Enquiry: 021-63179090, 021-95105123
Shanghai Railway Station Add: No. 303 of Moling Road in Zhabei District


Shanghai South Railway Station

Most of the trains here go to cities of Zhejiang including Hangzhou, Shaoxing, Ningbo, Jinhua and Wenzhou and most of the cities in the Southern provinces of China, excluding the Shanghai-Hong Kong line.

Taxi at Shanghai South Railway Station: Taxi terminal is on the lower level. It will take you about 60 yuan and about 27 minutes to get to People’s Square.

Metro at Shanghai South Railway Station: Metro lines are highly recommended since it’s cheap and fast. The Metro Line 1 and 3 lead directly to the lower level of the station.

Public Bus at Shanghai South Railway Station:  The station has two squares – North and Soouth. The buses are located in the south square.

Shanghai South Railway Station Enquiry:  021-51105110
Shanghai South Railway Station Add:  No. 289 of Old Humin Road in the south Xuhui District of Shanghai


Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway station mainly operate the Beijing–Shanghai High Speed Rail, the Shanghai–Hangzhou High Speed Rail and the Shanghai–Nanjing Intercity High Speed Rail.

It is adjacent to the Terminal 2 of Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport.  You can walk to the Terminal 2 of Hongqiao Airport and use the traffic there.  Click here to see the traffic of Hongqiao Airport.

Tips: Booking Train Tickets is not that easy as you might think in China. Click here to see the Shanghai Train Ticket Booking Guide.