Dalian Train

Dalian Railway Station

The Railway Station is in Qingniwaqiao Commercial District, one of the city's three commercial districts. It is close to the city's main bus stations and around 6.8 miles (11km) from the Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport making it one of the city's most important transportation hubs. As a terminus of Shenyang-Dalian Rail Line, Harbin-Dalian Line and Dalian-Mudanjiang Line, it plays a significant role in the overall transportation system in Northeast China.

Address: No. 259, Changjiang Road, Zhongshan District


Schedule and Ticket Booking 

Currently, both ordinary and bullet trains use this station. Bullet ones to Beijing, Shanghai Hongqiao, Shenyang, Jilin and Changchun can be found. Ordinary ones reach more places such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shanhaiguan, Haila'er, Manzhouli, Songjianghe, etc.

  Major Rail Lines from this station to:

High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on July 11, 2018)
See detailed Dalian Train Schedule

Destinations Train Schedule Duration Ticket Price (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
D31 at 09:08 6h4m 425.5/ 266
Shanghai Hongqiao
G1251 at 08:41 11h19m 1,400.5/ 843.5
G8001, D7741, G8045...
17 departures from 06:11 to 20:33
1h52m- 4h54m 293.5/ 181.5
G8007, G8013, G8127...
5 departures from 09:15 to 16:06
4h21m- 4h43m 558/ 347.5
G8001, G8007, G8013... 
6 departures from 06:11 to 16:06
3h38m- 4h 506/ 316
Jinan West
G1215 at 08:41 6h20m 803.5/ 489

 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

Normal Speed Train Timetable

(Last Update on July 11, 2018)

Destinations Train Schedule Duration Ticket Price (CNY)
Soft/Hard Sleeper
K55, Z81, K683 from 11:50 to 20:02 10h45m- 14h35m 426.5/ 289.5
T131 at 11:41 25h1n 699/ 459
T369 at 15:31 38h 999/ 591
K7459, 2623, ...
25 departures from 07:00 to 22:07
3h57m- 5h45m 194.5/ 139.5
2623, 2727, 2051...
7 departures from 07:50 to 20:22
9h48m- 13h 366/ 245
K7375, K7333 at 17:19 and 18:50 10h57m- 12h59m 346/ 239
2623, 2727, 2051...
9 departures from 07:50 to 19:10
7h34m- 9h42m 296/ 208

 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

Station Building

Dalian Railway Station
Dalian Railway Station
A two-storey station building, facing south, can easily be identified by its Chinese name  "大连" (Dalian). There are two ticket offices, the south and north, on the first floor and one waiting hall on the second floor. Outside the two tickets offices, there are two squares. The south square, serving as a small parking lot, faces towards the Victory Plaza (Shengli Plaza), one of the city’s shopping and entertainment centers. On the east of the Victory Plaza, visitors can find the airport shuttle bus and Huyue Express Bus Station in front of the Ramada Plaza. Taxis can also be found at this square. The north square is facing Jianshe Street and Triumph Plaza (Kaixuan Plaza). The two squares are linked by an underground pass. On the west side of the north square stands the Subway Station of Dalian Railway Station and the Jianshe Street Long-distance Bus Station. From Huyue Express Bus Station and Jianshe Street Long-distance Bus Station, here buses to cities in the province or other provinces can be found.

The station opens 27 ticket windows and 18 self-service ticket machines daily, while in peak time such as the Spring Festival Rush, more ticket windows will be opened. In the South Ticket Office (on first Floor), there are 21 ticket windows and 6 ticket machines. Among them, the No. 2 window provides English ticket selling services, No. 20 offers ticket changing service and No. 21 provides ticket refunding service. Several banks’ ATMs are equipped in this office. The North Ticket Office, also on 1F, has 6 windows and 7 ticket machines. In addition, there are 5 more ticket machines beside the south entrances on 2F.

Tickets can be purchased 24 hours a day. Those who intend to buy tickets from 22:00 to 05:00 should go to the Night Ticket Window on the southernmost end of the South Ticket Office, which also sells the platform tickets. If passengers have any problems concerning train tickets or the station, one can go to consult at the Luyushuang Service Counter (吕玉霜服务岗) in the ticket office.

The station building has six entrances, four on the south side and two on the north to enter the waiting hall on 2F. Inside the waiting hall, there are seven main waiting areas and seven corresponding ticket gates. Each ticket gate has four self-service check machines and one staff check passageway. Escalators and elevators are equipped to reach the second floor between 1F and 2F. Passengers are suggested to enter the waiting hall at most two hours in advance.

Facilities & Service

Double-deck Train
Double-deck Train at the Station

Information Desk (Luyufang Service Counter): in the center of the waiting hall
The counter in the waiting hall mainly provides services including person locating, lost and found, city tour guides and any general problems related to taking a train.

Soft Seat Waiting Room & VIP Waiting Room: beside the information desk (close to No. 1 Waiting Area)

Reserved Service Room: West side of south entrance on 2F (close to escalator)
This waiting room is available for the elderly, the children, patients, disabled, pregnant woman and women with children.

Mobile Phone Service: A China Mobile kiosk is located between the No. 5 and No. 6 Waiting Area and a China Unicom kiosk is in front of the VIP Waiting Room.

Bookstore: Beside No. 8 Waiting Area

Drinking Water Facilities: Two spots are located to the north of No. 4 and No. 5 Waiting Areas

Washrooms: There are two next to the Drinking Water Facilities and another two to the south of the No. 1 Waiting Area and the bookstore

Stores: One is next to the north escalator on 2F and the other is next to the bookstore.

Left Luggage Service (five in total): one on the west side of South Exit, one in the North Ticket Office, one in the front of the VIP Room, one next to the store and one close to the Reserved Service Room
The fare is around CNY10 per piece.

WIFI: Wifi is provided by China Mobile and each passenger can enjoy ten hours of free wifi every month in the station. To link to it, one needs to have a Chinese mobile phone number and a mobile phone to get the code.

Besides all these basic facilities and services, passengers can still find three places for charging of mobile devices.

 Tips: In this station, if passengers call 12306, a general helpdesk can be reached to help resolve any problems. Those who need a wheelchair or stretcher can call this number to obtain one in advance. If one takes seafood, you are advised to wrap the outer most layer with a plastic bag which can be found at the Desk for free.

Passengers who want to take a ferry from the city to Yantai, Weihai, Tianjin and nearby islands can purchase their ferry tickets through the window of the China Shipping Passenger Liner Co., Ltd. Its window is inside the South Exit in the station building. Then they can take local public bus Line 13 to Dalian Passengers Port to take the ferry.



 By Bus:
To/From North Square: (the bus is in front of Shuangxing Korean Fashion Clothes Market on Xingye Road)
Bus Line 50, 541
To/From South Square: (the station is in front of south square)
Bus Line 7, 13, 30, 31, 39, 101, 201, 408, 414, 521, 525, 531, 909, 939, Dalian-Development Zone, Dalian-Xiajiahezi

 By Subway: Subway Line 3

 Bus Routes to city main places:
To Zhoushuizi International Airport: Airport shuttle bus can be boarded on the east side of Victory Plaza for a charge of CNY10 per person.
To North Railway Station: Line 909 is the direct bus between the two stations. 
To Lushun: The Lunshun Express Bus can be taken from the north square station.
To Tiger Beach Ocean Park: Passengers can take bus line 30 to its 15th stop at Laohutan Bus Stop.
To Xinghai Square: Take bus line 531 to its 11th stop at Xinghai Park Bus Stop.

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