Hangzhou Train

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, Fuzhou and Hong Kong. 

  Major Rail Lines from this station to:

(Last Update on Nov 21, 2018)

ToNos.DurationTicket Fare (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
Shanghai Hongqiao
D906, D932, D936, D942...
137 departures from 05:50 to 22:39
0h45m - 1h45mCNY 89/ 46.5
G1866, G7372, G7564, G7386...
26 departures from 07:38 to 20:43
1h21m - 2h11mCNY 122/ 76
Hong Kong
G99 at 15:017h27mCNY 1,529.5/ 935
Xi'an North
G1874, G1894, G1898, G1882 from 07:08 to 16:406h31m - 7h40mCNY 1,067.5/ 653.5
Guangzhou South
G1403, G1301, G1305, D931...
8 departures from 07:53 to 21:05
6h4m - 10h19mCNY 1,185.5/ 479
Nanjing South
G254, G7686, G34, G1874...
100 departures from 06:37 to 21:47
1h2m - 3h40mCNY 114/ 71
Beijing South
G34, G36, G42, G38...
15 departures from 07:01 to 19:00
4h23m - 6h53mCNY 907/ 538.5
G254, G282 at 06:37 and 14:107h24m - 7h32mCNY 842.5/ 506.5
G1505, G1503, G2343, G1501 from 09:19 to 11:037h59m - 8h42mCNY 972.5/ 586.5
Huangshan North
G1509, G1519 at 09:49 and 19:133h2m - 3h26mCNY 388.5/ 231
Shenzhen North
D3111, D2287, D3125, D2285...
12 departures from 07:33 to 21:10
7h5m - 10h30mCNY 819/ 432
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.
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Guide Map of Hangzhou East Railway Station
Hangzhou East Train Station Map
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Station Plan

Hangzhou East Railway 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?

 Arrival by bus:
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

Before checking in, passengers should read their tickets carefully to confirm where they should go to have their tickets checked. After checking in, passengers take escalators to 1F to get onboard. Please note that pink tickets should be handled manually, while blue ones can be checked at automatic ticket checking machines. Please keep your ticket available even after getting onboard successfully, as they will be checked at the exit of the arrival station.

Bullet Train on the Platform

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 Hangzhou East Railway Station
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

 Ticket Office:
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:
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.

 Luggage Service:
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:
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.

- Last modified on Jul. 22, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on Hangzhou East Railway Station
Asked by Kim from CANADA | Jul. 22, 2018 10:21Reply
What is best transportation from Hangzhou East Railway Station to Fengqi metro station?
Answers (1)
Answered by Joyce | Jul. 22, 2018 18:27

metro line 1, 5 stops, you will get to Fengqi metro station directly.
Asked by audrey from CHINA | Jun. 22, 2018 03:09Reply
mode of transport from xiaoshan airport to hangzhou east station
I would like to know if i can take the subway/metro or tran from xiashan airport to east station and vice versa
Answers (1)
Answered by Edwin | Jun. 22, 2018 04:16

There is no direct subway/metro/rail but you can take airport shuttle bus. The price is around CNY20 per person and take around 30 to 40min on the way usually.
Asked by ALEX from SPAIN | Jun. 09, 2018 18:42Reply
HIII, I would like to know how much it would cost to arrive from Hangzhou East Railway Station to Hangzhou Airport, where to buy the tickets and how much time would it take? THANK YOU
Answers (1)
Answered by Mr. Davide | Jun. 10, 2018 02:18

You could take airport shuttle from East Railway Station to airport directly, it will take around 50mins - 1 hour, and cost around CNY30.
Asked by P.Chuah from SINGAPORE | Dec. 29, 2017 06:50Reply
Is there a bus from Hangzhou North Bus Station to Hangzhou East Railway Station?
Answers (1)
Answered by Peter | Jan. 01, 2018 01:06

Yes, you could take bus No.48.
Asked by Bee Ching from MALAYSIA | Nov. 12, 2017 09:51Reply
Need to know Airport Shuttle Bus & Storage Luggage
Is it have an airport shuttle bus from Xiaoshan International Airport go direct to Hangzhou East railway station..?? take how long to reach railway station ..? How much will be charge for adult & children..?? Is it convenience for storage the big luggage..??

I will take the bullet train to Shanghai Hongqiao station with few luggage, how to storage with my luggage..??

Thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by Mandy | Nov. 12, 2017 19:55

There is direct shuttle bus route to the East Station, the ticket price is CNY20 per person, no matter for adult or child. The duration is usually around 30 or 40min. You can have your luggage with you in the bus or put them in the luggage compartment.
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