Shanghai Hangzhou High Speed Train: Schedule, Tickets Booking, Fare

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
High Speed Locomotive

Shanghai to Hangzhou High Speed Train Schedule

Shanghai Train Schedule
(Last Update on July 20, 2018)
From To Nos. Duration (minute)
G Type D Type
Hongqiao Hangzhou East G7541, G7331, G1321…
122 departures from 06:00 to 21:05
45m - 1h28m 58m - 1h42m
Hangzhou G7301, G7395, G7317…
10 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…
19 departures from 06:17 to 20:21
47m - 1h1m 49m - 1h15m
 Hangzhou Train Schedule
(Last Update on July 20, 2018)
From To Nos. Duration (minute)
G Type D Type
Hangzhou East Hongqiao G7556, G7558, G1866, G7372…
121 departures from 06:00 to 22:39
45m - 1h20m 55m - 1h45m
Hangzhou Hongqiao G7302, G7392, G7354...
11 departures from 07:08 to 20:25
59m - 1h22m ---
Shanghai G7358, G7360, G7352...
14 departures from 06:10 to 20:25
59m - 1h44m ---
Yuhang Hongqiao G7556, G7502, G7386…
23 departures from 07:00 to 21:21
40m - 1h26m 51m - 1h2m
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 Station
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 157.5, for hard sleeper CNY119.5, and for hard seat CNY28.5; while the cheapest ticket fare is CNY153.5, CNY115.5, and CNY24.5 for soft sleeper, hard sleeper, and hard seat respectively.

Further Reading:
How to Travel between Shanghai and Hangzhou: Beside trains, long-distance buses and taxis are available.

 Major Rail Lines from Shanghai to:

 Major Rail Lines from Hangzhou to:

 Recommended Guided Tours:
2 Days Private Hangzhou Tour from Shanghai from $209
Hangzhou Day Tour to Tea Village and West Lake from $79
2-Day Private Shanghai Tours without Hotel from $99
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