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Changsha - Qingdao Train

About 2 pairs of high speed trains are serving passengers from Changsha to Qingdao and vice versa in daytime, whose distance between is about 2,000 kilometers (1,243 miles); a single trip takes 10-10.5 hours and CNY 785 for a second class seat. And a few normal speed overnight sleeper trains also run on this line; although a single trip takes as long as 20.5/ 22 hours, its ticket fare is lower, hence preferred by many budget travelers.
 

Changsha - Qingdao High Speed Trains

Basic Facts

 Open Date: Jan 23rd, 2014
 Duration: 10 – 10.5 hours
 Running Distance: 1,940 kilometers (1,205 miles)
 Top Speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)
 Operated at: Changsha South Railway Station, Qingdao/ Qingdao North Railway Station
 Stations along the way: Yueyang East, Xianning North, Wuhan, Xiaogan North, Xinyang East, Luohe West, Zhengzhou East, Shangqiu, Xuzhou East, Zaozhuang, Taian, Jinan, Zibo, Qingzhoushi, Weifang, Gaomi
 

Changsha to Qingdao High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G28808:00 - 18:2610h26m
G27609:30 - 19:3410h4m
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Qingdao to Changsha Bullet Train Timetable


(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G27806:16 - 16:2110h5m
G29009:31 - 20:0710h36m
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Note: The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.
 

Ticket Fare of Changsha – Qingdao High Speed Trains

(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 2,375 - 2,459.5
USD 347 - 359
CNY 1,222.5 - 1,267
USD 178 - 185
CNY 763 - 785
USD 111 - 115

It is recommended to use Qingdao Station as it is closer to city center. Qingdao North Station is connected with metro line, so if you are going to stay along the Qingdao metro line 3 or near that railway station, The North Station is preferred.
 

Normal Trains of Changsha - Qingdao

Basic Facts

 Duration: 20.5 - 22 hours
 Running Distance: 1,993 kilometers (1,238miles)
 Top Speed: 120 km/h (75 mph)
 Operated at: Changsha Railway Station, Qingdao Railway Station
 

Changsha to Qingdao Train Schedule

(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
Z16807:09 - 05:22+22h13m

Qingdao to Changsha Train Timetable

(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
Z17014:03 - 10:33+20h30m
Notes:
1. “+” indicates the second day;
2. The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.
 

Changsha - Qingdao Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 630
USD 92
CNY 397
USD 58
CNY 217
USD 32

 

Other Transportation Option: Flight

About five pairs of flights from the early morning to night are operated for this air route. It takes about 2.5 hours for a single journey. The ticket fare for economic class is about CNY 1,500, but the discounted tickets are on sale frequently, which makes flight a popular transportation option between the two cities, too. 

 Major Rail Lines from Changsha to:
- Last modified on Sep. 23, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Changsha - Qingdao Train
Asked by Benedict from BELGIUM | Sep. 23, 2019 03:05Reply
Which station is this G288 stops at?
Answers (1)
Answered by Seth from AUSTRALIA | Sep. 23, 2019 17:26
00Reply


This G288 has stop at both stations, it stops at Qingdao North Station at 6:02pm firstly and then 6:25pm at Qingdao Station.
Asked by Cabian from CYPRUS | Dec. 05, 2018 00:24Reply
Is there any other transfer option if I want to travel around noon time?
Thank you for your time in advance!
Answers (1)
Answered by Hamiltion | Dec. 05, 2018 16:49
00Reply


You can consider to make a transfer in Xuzhou East. There is a train G280 at 11:02am and reach Xuzhou East at 16:18pm. Then you can change to G226 at 17:17pm from Xuzhou East to Qingdao.
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