Shanghai - Hangzhou High Speed Train


Currently, there are about 130 pairs of high speed trains running daily between Shanghai and Hangzhou. With such a dense schedule and the shortest travel time of 45 minutes, it feels like traveling by metro within one city. These bullet trains are operated at different railway stations in both cities. Carefully choose the stations close to your staying places before booking a ticket. 
 

Basic Facts of Shanghai – Hangzhou High Speed Trains

 Open Date: October 26, 2010

 Distance: about 200 km (124 mi)

 Shortest Duration: 45 minutes

 Stations: Shanghai, Shanghai Hongqiao, Songjiang South, Jinshan North, Jiashan South, Jiaxing South, Tongxiang, Haining West, Yuhang, Hangzhou East, Hangzhou

Shanghai - Hangzhou High Speed Railway Map
Shanghai-Hangzhou High Speed Train
High Speed Locomotive

Shanghai to Hangzhou High Speed Train Schedule

 Shanghai Train Schedule
(Last Update on October 18th, 2017)
From To Nos. Duration (minute)
G Type D Type
Hongqiao Hangzhou East G7541, G7331, G1321…
118 departures from 06:03 to 20:52
45m - 1h27m 1h1m - 1h42m
Hangzhou G7301, G7395, G7317…
9 departures from 06:35 to 21:30
58m - 1h21m ---
Shanghai Hangzhou G7357, G7351, G7359 from 08:05 to 17:54 1h29m - 1h41m ---
Hongqiao Yuhang G7301, G7501, G2365…
24 departures from 06:13 to 20:21
47m - 57m 49m - 1h15m
 

Hangzhou to Shanghai Bullet Train Schedule

 Hangzhou Train Schedule
(Last Update on October 18th, 2017)
From To Nos. Duration (minute)
G Type D Type
Hangzhou East Hongqiao G7556, G7558, G1866, G7372…
118 departures from 06:48 to 22:31
45m - 1h20m 55m - 1h45m
Hangzhou Hongqiao G7302, G7392, G7354...
9 departures from 07:58 to 20:25
59m - 1h22m ---
Shanghai G7358, G7360, G7352 from 06:10 to 20:00 1h26m - 1h44m ---
Yuhang Hongqiao G7556, G7502, G7386…
20 departures from 07:00 to 21:21
40m - 1h02m 51m - 1h08m
Note: The timetable is for reference only. For real-time schedule, please search for it by the tool on top of the page.
 

Ticket Fare of Shanghai - Hangzhou High Speed Trains

Route G Trains D Trains
Business/ First/ Second Class Seat
First/ Second Class Seat 
Hongqiao Hangzhou East CNY 219.5/ 117/ 73 CNY 89/ 56
Hangzhou CNY 233.5/ 123.5/ 77.5  ---
Shanghai Hangzhou CNY 278.5/ 147.5/ 92.5  ---
Hongqiao Yuhang CNY 198.5/ 105.5/ 65.5 CNY 80/ 50

Entrance to Shanghai Railway Station
Entrance to Shanghai Station
Shanghai-Hangzhou High Speed Train
Platform at Hongqiao Station

Which station to choose / How to go

  Shanghai Hongqiao:
It is located far from the city center and close to Hongqiao Airport. If one arrives by flight at Hongqiao Airport, this station is a good choice to depart from or arrive at.
By Bus: 316, 320, 941; Hongqiao Lines 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; Airport line 1
By Subway: line 2

 Shanghai Railway Station:
If one lives in the urban area, it is more convenient and time-saving to use this station. However, there are only 2 pairs of high speed trains operated here each day.
By Bus: 13, 63, 64, 78, 95, 104, 106, 109, 113, 115, 117, 140, 301, 302, 305, 308, 310, 315, 322, 324, 328, 329, 744, 573, 723, 817, 823, 837, 845, 927, 929, 930, 941, 942, 948, 955, 962, 963, Xinchuan Special Line, Hutang Special Line, Nanxin Special Line, Shenchuan Special Line, Xinjia Special Line, Airport Line 5
By Subway: line 1, line 3, line 4

 Hangzhou Railway Station:
The station is located in the prosperous urban area, close to West Lake, Wulin Square and the clothes market. It is very convenient to get here, either by subway or bus.
By Bus: Y2, 3/K3, 7, 11, 21, 39, 49, 88, K156, 210, 222, 225, 276, 300, 528
By Subway: line 1

 Hangzhou East Station:
It is a little far from the city center, but it is connected by subway and city buses, too. Also, it has more bullet trains.
By Bus: B4, 9, 20, 28, 31, 33, 43, 48, 105, 106, 123, 179, 215, 224, 227, 228, 297M, 320
By Subway: line 1

 Yuhang Railway Station
It is located even further from city center. Although connected with subway line 1, it is not advisable to use this station unless one is going to or leaving from Yuhang District or its nearby areas.
 

Regular Trains between Shanghai and Hangzhou

In addition, there are 43 pairs of them running between Shanghai South Railway Station and Hangzhou Railway Station/ East Railway Station, even in late night. The duration is about 1.5 - 3.5 hours. The most expensive ticket fare for soft sleeper is CNY 118.5, for hard sleeper CNY79.5, and for hard seat CNY28.5; while the cheapest ticket fare is CNY77, CNY48, and CNY24.5 for soft sleeper, hard sleeper, and hard seat respectively.

 Major Rail Lines from Shanghai to:

 

 Major Rail Lines from Hangzhou to:

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