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Fuzhou - Xiamen Train

Fuzhou and Xiamen are closely connected by nearly 90 pairs of high speed trains on a daily basis. The ticket for a second class seat costs no less than CNY 76. These bullet trains run a distance of about 194 - 276 km (121 - 172 mi), taking about 1.5-2.5 hours. Currently no normal speed trains are operated between these two cities.
 

Basic Facts:

 Open date: April 26, 2010
 Duration: about 1.5-2.5 hours
 Distances: about 194 - 276 km (121 - 172 mi)
 Top speed: 250/ 300 km/h (155/ 186 mph)
 Operated at: Fuzhou Railway Station/ Fuzhou South Railway Station, Xiamen Railway Station/ Xiamen North Railway Station
 Major stations along the way: Fuqing, Putian, Xianyou, Hui'an, Quanzhou, Jinjiang
 

Fuzhou to Xiamen High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D333306:45 - 08:211h36m
D230109:19 - 10:491h30m
D228713:24 - 14:501h26m
D320114:50 - 16:281h38m
Around 90 departures in total: departure time from 06:21 to 21:16; duration from 1H19M to 2H26M
See more Fuzhou Schedule
 

Xiamen to Fuzhou Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)

Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G204607:07 - 08:501h43m
D312610:34 - 12:041h30m
D37811:59 - 13:291h30m
D313212:11 - 13:481h37m
D321217:14 - 18:381h24m
Around 90 Around 90 departures in total: departure time from 06:21 to 21:16; duration from 1H19M to 2H26M
See more Xiamen Schedule 

Note: The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.
 

Xiamen - Fuzhou High Speed Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)
Business Class SeatVIP Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 251 - 295
USD 37 - 43
CNY 177.5
USD 26
CNY 127 - 296.5
USD 19 - 43
CNY 79 - 185.5
USD 12 - 27

 

Which Station to Choose & How to Go

Xiamen North Railway operating more trains is further to the city center than Xiamen Railway Station, but it is connected with metro line 1. Passengers are recommended to choose an appropriate railway station according to their time arrangement and positions.

In Fuzhou, both stations operates adequate trains to meet passengers’ travel demand. So passengers can just choose one based on their location. 

 Xiamen North Railway Station:
By Metro: Line 1
By Bus: 690, 691, 692, 790, 792, 890, 898 Express, 901, 905, 907, 936, 943 Express, 949, 950, 953, 957, 980, BRT

 Xiamen Railway Station:
By bus:1, 28, 50, 128, 130, Sightseeing Line 2, BRT1, BRT2, BRT3,1, 3, 5, 17, 19a, 19b, 21, 26, 38, 42, 57, 93, 96, 103, 113, 116, 122, 127, 128, 659, 840, 842, 857, 858, 859, 940, 950, 952, 994, Sightseeing Line 2

 Fuzhou Railway Station
By subway: line 1
By bus:K1, 2, K2, 5, 10, 46, 55, 65, 127, 133, 153, 166, 170, 182, 183, 193, 308, 323, K3, 18, 20, 22, 51, 69, 75, 100, 106, 121, 159, 178, 185, 202, 527

 Fuzhou South Railway Station
By subway: line 1
By bus: K2, 83, 124, 140, 155, 161, 167, 176, 305, 306, 309, 503, Changle 601
 

A New High Speed Railway to Connect Fuzhou and Xiamen

At present, anew-designed high speed railway is under construction between Fuzhou and Xiamen, passing Fuqing, Putian, Quanzhouand setting 7 railway stations. This line has a distance of about 270 km (168 mi) with a designed running speed of 350 km/h (217 mph). It started to be built in 2016 and nearly 5 years is planned to finish this huge project. After its accomplishment, the total duration between Fuzhou and Xiamen will be shortenedto one hour.

 Further Reading:
Best Way to Travel between Fuzhou and Xiamen 
 

Major Rail Lines from Fuzhou to:
Major Rail Lines from Xiamen to:
- Last modified on Jun. 29, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Fuzhou - Xiamen Train
Asked by Lillian from MALAYSIA | Dec. 18, 2019 19:37Reply
Xiamen International Airport to ShangriLa Fuzhou
We will be arriving Xiamen international airport this Saturday around 13:50 hr. Should we take a taxi or if Metro Line 1 is available to Xiamen North Railway Station for G or D train to ShangriLa Fuzhou; or will it be easier to take a taxi directly from Xiamen airport to ShangriLa Fuzhou?

If taking train, how much time should I plan for commuting from airport to train statoin meaning what is the earliest train departure time I should book? Must we book train ticket in advance or we can just buy at train station?
Answers (1)
Answered by Polly from USA | Dec. 19, 2019 01:35
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The distance is probably too long for a normal taxi. Even train takes 2.5 hours on the way. You can take taxi or airport shuttle bus to reachXiamen North Station and then take the train to Fuzhou. Considering the time at airport, on the way and at station, it would be better to have around 3.5 to 4 hours between the two trips. It is possible to buy ticket at station directly.
Asked by Betty from SINGAPORE | Oct. 22, 2019 02:20Reply
Fuzhou to Xiamen Intl airport
I am staying at Sanfang Qixian SW Hotel, Gulou area in Fuzhou, I plan to take the HST to Xiamen Intl airport, departure International flight at 1PM.

What train station in Fuzhou ? How far from my hotel? How far ahead can I book online 1st/business class tickets?
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Answered by Parr | Oct. 24, 2019 01:48
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Did not find the hotel location, but if it is near Sanfang Qixian area, Fuzhou Railway Station should be closer, maybe 7 or 8km. In Xiamen, the distance from main station is a little bit closer to airport. You can use taxi or shuttle bus to go to airport.

Trains begin for sale 30 days ahead of traveling day, you can buy tickets at that time.
Asked by CT Ng from SINGAPORE | Sep. 30, 2019 18:21Reply
Which station to choose
I will be staying in Swiss Grand Xiamen at Lu Jiang Dao and in Shangri-La in Fuzhou.
Do I take the bullet train from Xiamen South Station to Fuzhou? Is there only one station in Fuzhou?
How soon can I book the train ticket for travel in December?
Answers (1)
Answered by Acres from USA | Oct. 09, 2019 20:47
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Your hotel in Xiamen is closer to Xiamen Railway compared with North Station, about 20min by taxi. The hotel in Fuzhou is also closer to Fuzhou Railway Station, 25min by taxi. There are two stations in Fuzhou too. Ticket should begin for sale since the 30 days of deoarture date.
Asked by Finnegan | Apr. 22, 2019 03:40Reply
Do I need to book ticket in advance? Which station should I use?
I will depart from JI Hotel Fuzhou Drum Mountain at No. 638 Fuma Road. Thank you for your advise.
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Answered by Paloma from INDIA | Apr. 22, 2019 17:10
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Futian Railway Station is a little bit closer to your hotel, not South Station. 20min by taxi, 9km. There are over 40 rides a day to Xiamen from this station. So if you are not particular with the time and seat class, it should be no problem to get a ticket at station on the day of travel.
Asked by Lizeth from HUNGARY | Dec. 19, 2018 01:11Reply
Why the travel time is different?
I see some of them take 1.5 hours, some take 2.5 hours. How do I know if the one I choose is bullet train or not.
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Answered by Bill from USA | Dec. 19, 2018 19:55
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In fact they are all bullet rides, but still a little different in speed. Also, the stopovers influence the duration too. Some rides only stop at a few stopovers but some other rides may stop at small stopovers as well. Therefore, they take longer time. You can just choose them based on your departure time and duration.
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