Shanghai Train Stations

There are four main railways stations in Shanghai of which three operate the new high-speed trains such as type G & D trains which are clean, modern, comfortable, and fast. T, K, and Z series trains are the older slower trains and generally run on overnight routes with sleeper options or to smaller cities. All the stations are connected to the city’s excellent metro/subway service.

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Shanghai Railway Station

This station operates the new G and D series trains, and the slower T, K, and Z series trains. 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. See here for more detailed info on Shanghai Railway Station

 

Taxi: 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 in the heart of downtown Shanghai.

Metro: 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 either 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.

Public Bus: 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.

Shanghai Railway Station Enquiry: 021-63179090, 021-95105123

Address:  303 Moling Road, Jing’an District, Shanghai

Chinese Name and address: 上海火车站 – 上海市静安区秣陵路303号

 

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

This is a major station that operates fast G and D series trains to a large number of major Chinese cities. 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. See here for more detailed info on Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

 

Taxi: It will take you about 65 yuan and about 40 minutes to get to People’s Square in the heart of downtown Shanghai.

Metro: Metro lines are highly recommended since it’s cheap and fast. The Metro Lines 10, 2, and 17 lead directly to the lower level of the station.

Address: 1500 Shengui Road, Minhang District, Shanghai

Chinese Name and Address: 上海虹桥站 – 上海市闵行区申贵路1500号

 

Shanghai West Railway Station

Shanghai West Railway Station mainly operates high-speed G trains to/from Suzhou, Kunshan, Wuxi, Changzhou, Danyang, Huishan, Hefei, and Nanjing. See here for more detailed info on Shanghai West Railway Station

 

Taxi: It will take you about 40 yuan and about 30 minutes to get to People’s Square in the heart of downtown Shanghai.

Metro: Metro lines are highly recommended since it’s cheap and fast. The Metro Line 11 leads directly to the lower level of the station.

Address: 22 Taopu Road, Putuo District, Shanghai

Chinese Name and Address: 上海西站 – 上海市普陀区桃浦路22号

 

Shanghai South Railway Station

This station operates the slower T and K series trains. 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: Taxi terminal is on the lower level. It will take you about 60 yuan and about 27 minutes to get to People’s Square in the heart of downtown Shanghai.

Metro: 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:  The station has two squares – North and South. The buses are located in the south square.

Shanghai South Railway Station Enquiry:  021-51105110

Address:  No. 289 of Old Humin Road in the south Xuhui District of Shanghai

Chinese Name and Address: 上海南站 – 徐汇区沪闵路9001号