Changsha South Railway Station
Changsha South Railway Station is 8 miles (13 km) from Wuyi Square (city center), 6 miles (10 km) from Changsha Railway Station and 11 miles (18 km) from Huanghua International Airport. The South Train Station works closely with the metro, maglev, city buses, taxis, and long distance buses to provide convenient transport for passengers.
Address: Huahou Road, Yuhua District
Schedule and Ticket Booking
Major Rail Lines from this Station to:
See detailed Changsha Train Schedule(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
|To||Trains||Duration||Ticket Fare (CNY)|
|First/ Second Class Seat|
|G502, G84, G506, G812...|
19 departures from 07:08 to 17:09
|5h17m - 7h22m||CNY 1,036.5/ 648.5|
USD 152/ 95
|G6113, G79, G305 from 07:38 to 18:08||3h11m - 3h45m||CNY 848/ 529|
USD 125/ 78
|G6011, G6011, G6109, G6101...|
115 departures from 06:58 to 21:00
|2h18m - 3h1m||CNY 474/ 294|
USD 70/ 43
|G1342, G1344, G1778, G1346...|
28 departures from 06:58 to 18:15
|4h23m - 6h19m||CNY 798.5/ 478|
USD 117/ 70
|G864, G834, G814, G878...|
9 departures from 08:58 to 16:20
|4h58m - 6h40m||CNY 901/ 563|
USD 133/ 83
|G502, G1290, G1216, G1778...|
108 departures from 07:08 to 21:17
|1h18m - 2h10m||CNY 264.5/ 164.5|
USD 39/ 24
|G288, G288, G288, G1848...|
8 departures from 07:54 to 09:29
|8h24m - 10h5m||CNY 1,000/ 626.5|
USD 147/ 92
|G539, G535, G1507, G431...|
17 departures from 06:52 to 17:01
|2h34m - 3h31m||CNY 295/ 184.5|
USD 43/ 27
|G6011, G2270, G6013, G6007...|
55 departures from 06:58 to 20:45
|2h50m - 5h58m||CNY 603.5/ 388.5|
USD 89/ 57
The station can be divided into three zones: west square, east square and the five-storey terminal building. The roof of the terminal building resembles the ups and downs of mountains and water waves, with the platforms formed like canopies. The unique design makes the station co-exists in synergy with the surrounding landscape.
|Floor||West Square||Station Building||East Square|
|1F||Entrance, taxi drop-off area||Entrance hall, platforms, ticket counters||Entrance, taxi drop-off area|
|-1F||Exit, Lituo Long-distance Bus Station||Arrival floor, ticket counters||Exit, City bus stops, taxi stands, metro entrance, maglev entrance|
|-2F||Taxi stands, metro entrance||Metro transfer hall||Parking lots|
|-3F||Metro platform||Metro platform||Parking lots|
1. Platforms and boarding gates for Beijing-Guangzhou High Speed Railway are in the west of the station and those for Shanghai-Kunming High Speed Railway are in the east of the station. So to save you time, passengers who travel in north-south direction are advised to enter via West Square and passengers who travel in east-west direction should use East Square.
2. Lituo Long-distance Bus Station has buses to well-known scenic spots, such as Zhangjiajie, Phoenix Ancient City and Mt. Shaoshan.
|Changsha South Railway Station|
How to transfer between Changsha South Railway Station and downtown
The city bus stops are set up in the south side on -1F of east square. There are buses including No. 8, 16, 63, 63 (express line), 66, 68, 124, 135, 148, 148 (branch line), 159, 160, 208, 348, 503, 601, Airport Express Line (South Coach Station Line).
The line 2 and line 4 have a stop at the Changsha South Train Station. There are bilingual signs showing the way between the railway entrance/exit and metro platforms.
Maglev is the most convenient and fastest way for transfer between the station and airport. Travelers can go to -1F of East Square to take it.
Passengers arriving by taxi will be dropped off at the drop-off areas on the 1F right outside to the entrance. For passengers who travel to downtown, the taxi pick-up stands can be found at -2F on West Square and -1F on East Square.
|Changsha Railway Station||25||CNY35|
|Huanghua International Airport||40||CNY60|
|Wuyi Square (City Center)||30||CNY35|
How to get to popular places from the station
Take metro line 2 to get there directly and get out from exit 3.
Wuyi Square (City Center):
Take metro line 2 to Wuyi Square and get out from exit 7.
1. Take the Express Line at South Railway Station Bus Stop to Huanghua Airport. The bus departs from 08:25 to 17:25 every 60 minutes and 17:25 to 20:00 every 30 minutes. The travel time is about 40 minutes and the ticket fare is CNY20.5.
2. Take a Maglev Train to the airport. It is available between 09:00 and 18:00 with an interval of 25 minutes. Duration is about 20 minutes and ticket fare is CNY 20.
Fenghuang Ancient Town:
Take a coach at Lituo Express Bus Station on West Square of the station to Fenghuang Ancient Town. The coach is available at 12:20, 15:00 and 16:30. The travel time is about 6 hours and the ticket fare is CNY150.
Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area in Zhangjiajie:
Take a coach at Lituo Bus Station to Zhangjiajie Bus Terminal. The coach is available at 11:40, 13:00, 14:10, 15:20 and 16:50. The travel time is about 5.5 hours and the ticket fare is CNY135. Next, change to buses to Wulingyuan Bus Station, the ticket fare is CNY12 and take no longer than 45 minutes. After getting off, passengers can take bus line 1 or 2 to the ticket office of the scenic spot. From Zhangjiajie Bus Terminal, passengers can also take buses to other scenic sites in the city.
Facilities and Services
There are totally 27 ticket counters in the station, 17 in the west side of the station building and 10 in the east. They can be found on the -1F and 1F.
2F is a major waiting hall which consists of normal waiting rooms and VIP rooms. Passengers can find their corresponding waiting room according to the LED screens. In the waiting hall, there are restaurants, cafés, newsstands, toilets, drinking water and convenience shops. There is a customer service center inside the hall.
There are luggage storage cabinets available in the waiting hall on 2F. It usually charges CNY10 per bag for every 12 hours (less than 12 hours will be counted as 12 hours).
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Also how far is Changsha South to Changsha Station ?
It takes about 30min on the way to transfer between two stations, so maybe you need around 1.5 hours between the two sides.