Hangzhou East Railway Station
Hangzhou East Railway Station is one of the largest railway hubs in China. Put into use on 1st July, 2013, it is about 5 miles (8 km) to Hangzhou Railway Station, 5 miles (8 km) from West Lake (Broken Bridge), 13 miles (21 km) to South Railway Station and 17 miles (27 km) to Xiaoshan International Airport.
Address: Tiancheng Road of Jianggan District
Hangzhou East Railway Station See-off Service
Schedule and Ticket Booking
The east train station specializes in high speed trains, including those to/from Beijing, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Changsha, Xiamen, Kunming and Fuzhou. Additionally, most high speed trains to Hangzhou are operated here.
Major Rail Lines from this station to:
Schedule to major destinations
(Last Update on April 6th, 2017)
|Destinations||Nos.||Travel Time||Ticket Price (CNY)||Ticket Booking|
|First Class Seat/Soft Sleeper||Second Class Seat/Hard Sleeper|
|Shanghai Hongqiao||G7556, G7558, G1866… |
98 departures from 06:50 to 22:31
|D3322, D3324, D382... |
20 departures from 10:14 to 21:40
|Xian North||G1874, G1882, G1894, G1898 from 07:15 to 16:42||6h36m-7h42m||1,067.5||653.5|
|Guangzhou South||G1403, G85, G1301... 5 departures from 07:53 to 16:14||6h04m-7h45m||1,185.5||720|
|D931, D935, D941 from 20:55 to 21:05 |
available every Firday to next Monday
|Nanjing South||G7686, G254, G34… |
89 departures from 06:48 to 21:50
|D2222, D656, D2262... |
7 departures from 07:34 to 19:17
|Beijing South||G34, G20, G58, G36… |
14 departures from 07:10 to 16:15
|Qingdao||G254, G282 at 06:53 and 14:04||7h23m/7h36m||794||506.5|
|Shenzhen North||D3111, D2287, D3125… |
7 departures from 07:33 to 12:29
See detailed Hangzhou Train Schedule
|Hangzhou East Railway Station Map |
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The station consists of two squares and a station building. On both squares there are city buses and parking lots for private cars.
2F: waiting hall, information desk, left luggage, hot drinking water, restaurants, elevated drop-off area for taxis and private vehicles
1F: platforms, ticket office
-1F: ticket office, taxi stands (pick-up), transfer hall, subway entrances/ exits, coffee, shopping area, restaurants
-2F: subway platforms, parking lot, ATM, inquiry
How to get to East Station from downtown area?
At the station west: 20, 28, 31, 31(inter-zone line), 33, 43, 105, 106, 179, 200, 215, 224, 227, 228, 297, B4, B4 (Zhongtai Line), B3 (branch line), B3 (branch inter-zone line), B5 (branch line)
At the station east: 9, 48, 93, 107, 108, 123, 320, or 391
At Dongning Road of the Station: 48, 93, 107, 123, 304
Passengers taking the bus to the station arrive at the west or east square, and then take escalators to the waiting hall to find a seat and wait for the departure if a ticket is in hand already. If not, buy a ticket in the ticket office on 1F. Afterwards, go to the waiting hall.
Arrival by subway Line 1 and Line 4:
Passengers arriving by subway will get off on -2F and exit to -1F of the station building.
Arrival by taxi:
If arriving by taxi, passengers will be dropped off at elevated drop-off area on 2F right outside the entrances. For overseas passengers who are going to buy/ collect tickets upon arrival, they need to go down to ticket office on 1F.
|To||Travel Time (Minutes)||Cost (CNY)|
|Hangzhou Railway Station||30||30|
|Xiaoshan International Airport||40||90|
|West Lake (Broken Bridge)||35||35|
|Temple of Soul's Retreat (Lingyin Temple)||40||45|
Ticket Check and Boarding
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How to exit and leave the station?
Upon arriving, all passengers will be led to transfer hall on -1F to exit. Passengers can follow the direction boards to find buses, taxis or the subway to leave the station according to their routes.
Leave by subway:
Subway entrances are located on -1F. Passengers can find them easily after exiting.
Leave by bus:
|Transportation Map of the Station |
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Passengers want to leave by bus can take bus at the east or west squares. Passengers can first take escalators to where the buses are located and then leave for their destinations.
Leave by taxi:
Taxi stands are available at both east and west sides of the transfer hall. Passengers can take a taxi without getting out of the station building. It is very convenient.
Transportation to other places:
Hangzhou Railway Station:
Take subway line 1 to get there directly. Upon arrival, get out from exit A2, and walk northward to the destination.
Xiaoshan International Airport:
Take airport shuttle bus at the east square of the station to Xiaoshan Airport directly. The bus is available from 05:30 to 09:00 every 30 minutes and from 09:00 to 21:00 every 15 minutes. It usually takes 30 minutes and the ticket fare is CNY20 per person.
West Lake scenic spot:
Take subway line 1 and get off at Longxiangqiao Station, exit C4. After, walk to the scenic spot.
Temple of Soul's Retreat (Lingyin Temple)
Take subway line 1 at the station and get off at Longxiangqiao Station, exit B3. Then walk to Dongpo Road Pinghai Road Intersection to take bus no.7 to Lingyin station, and then walk 480 yards southwestward to the temple.
Facilities and Services
Four ticket offices are available, with the biggest one on 1F close to the East Entrance.
|Location||Facilities and Services||Opening Time|
|East, 1F||35 ticket windows; |
passengers can purchase, collect, change, or refund tickets here.
|West, -1F||4 ticket windows; |
passengers can purchase and collect tickets.
|South, 2F||Automatic Ticket Vending Machines; |
ticket windows for refunding and changing tickets only
|North, 2F||Automatic Ticket Vending Machines only; |
only those holding Chinese ID cards can collect or purchase tickets on them
Waiting hall is located on 2F. Passengers can find a seat in the correct waiting area according to the ticket information to wait for the departure. Hot water and toilets are available around the waiting hall for passengers’ convenience. 28 check points are provided inside the waiting hall and they are symmetrically located on north and south two sides and numbered as 1, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B… Around the waiting hall, other facilities including books and newspapers stand, restaurants, shopping area as well as barrier-free facilities are available.
There are luggage lockers behind the check-in pointes 2A-3A, 8A-9A, 10A-11A, 26A-27A, 2B-3B, 8B-9B, 10B-11B, and 26B-27B in the waiting hall on 2F. The charge is CNY 5 for a small locker and CNY 8 for a large one per 12 hours. At the passenger service center, luggage porters can help to carry luggage to the carriages. Each piece of luggage is charged at CNY 10.
Information desk is located in the center of the waiting hall. Passengers can seek advice about ticket refund, ticket loss or search information about schedule, departure time, arrival time or left luggage service and so on.