Hangzhou East Railway Station
Hangzhou East Railway Station is one of the largest railway hubs in China. 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:
- Hong Kong
(Last Update on Jan 19, 2023)
|To||Trains||Duration||Ticket Fare (CNY)|
|First/ Second Class Seat|
|G4944, D932, D936, D942...|
173 departures from 04:57 to 23:17
|0h45m - 1h58m||CNY 57/ 36|
USD 8/ 5
|G1866, G7492, G7372, G7372...|
42 departures from 07:26 to 22:50
|1h20m - 2h33m||CNY 61/ 51|
USD 9/ 8
|G1874, G1944, G2389, G2026...|
11 departures from 06:26 to 16:34
|6h55m - 11h7m||CNY 1,135.5/ 706|
USD 167/ 104
|D3123, G1403, G817, G1301...|
9 departures from 07:20 to 21:04
|6h9m - 11h37m||CNY 1,185.5/ 479|
USD 174/ 70
|G4552, G4746, G4014, G4464...|
138 departures from 00:11 to 22:50
|1h00m - 5h7m||CNY 113/ 80|
USD 17/ 12
|G172, G32, G174, G176...|
21 departures from 06:52 to 19:00
|4h23m - 13h43m||CNY 945/ 277|
USD 139/ 41
|D2160, G254, G282, D782...|
5 departures from 07:37 to 20:05
|7h14m - 13h2m||CNY 567/ 245|
USD 83/ 36
|G1544, G1505, G1503, G1501 from 07:19 to 11:01||7h46m - 9h7m||CNY 976.5/ 589.5|
USD 144/ 87
|G2185, D2201, D5577, G2389...|
27 departures from 06:43 to 21:25
|1h23m - 2h00m||CNY 155/ 96.5|
USD 23/ 14
|D3123, D3111, G997, D2287...|
19 departures from 07:20 to 21:04
|6h4m - 10h30m||CNY 858/ 432|
USD 126/ 64
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|Hangzhou East Train Station |
Map (Click to enlarge)
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?
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 has been booked 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 |
(Click to enlarge)
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.
Hangzhou East Train Station 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.
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.
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- Questions & Answers on Hangzhou East Railway StationAsked by Sammy Lordy from NEW ZEALAND | May. 17, 2020 20:05ReplyBeijing to HangzhouHello, I will take high speed train from Beijing to Hangzhou east and then connect another train to Yuyao, I have e20 minutes for this connection, is it possible?Answers (1)Answered by Anthony from IRELAND | May. 18, 2020 18:1800ReplyYes. 20 minutes is enough. You can get ready earlier and get off the train once it arrives at Hangzhou east station, follow the road signs for transit tunnel and then find the new train’s departure platform.Asked by Wesley from FRANCE | Jul. 22, 2019 03:15ReplyIs there any recommended hotel near Hangzhou East Station?Answers (1)Answered by Nadia from USA | Jul. 22, 2019 18:0900ReplyI am not sure what kind of hotel you are looking for and your budget, but you may consider like Metropolo Jinjiang Hotels, Vienna International Hotel, Crystal Orange Hotel and SSAW Boutique Hotel Hangzhou East etc.Asked by Wesley from UNITED KINGDOM | Mar. 01, 2019 03:38ReplyG7506 at 10:36 to Shanghai HongqiaoWhich square should I use to enter for this train? East or West?Answers (1)Answered by Jerry from INDIA | Mar. 03, 2019 16:1200ReplyThe east or west square does not matters. The statio building are connected inside. No matter from which side, you will enter the same place. maybe it depends on which side your bus/taxi will stop at O(∩_∩)OAsked by Rohit from INDIA | Dec. 03, 2018 08:01ReplyDistance from kequiao to hangzhou east railway station by roadAnswers (1)Answered by Kate from MALAYSIA | Dec. 03, 2018 09:2400ReplyIt is about 45km. You may consider the taxi or maybe a rail service from Shaoxing North.More Questions & AnswersAsk a Question