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Shanghai - Qufu Train

At present, around 20 pairs of high speed trains run between Shanghai and Qufu on a daily basis. Running a distance as long as 783 km (486 mi), they need to spend about 3-4.5 hours for a single ride. CNY 344 is needed to take a second class seat of bullet trains. Besides, one normal speed overnight sleeper train runs from Qufu to Shanghai with the duration of about 14 hours.

Shanghai - Qufu High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

Open date: June 30, 2011
Duration: about 3-4.5 hours
Distance: 783 km (486 mi)
Top speed: 350 km/h (217 mph)
Operated at: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, Qufu East Railway Station
Major stations along the way: Suzhou North, Wuxi East, Changzhou North, Zhenjiang South, Nanjing South, Chuzhou, Bengbu South, Suzhou East, Xuzhou East, Zaozhuang, Tengzhou East.

Shanghai to Qufu High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Apr 19, 2021)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G45606:05 - 09:553h50m
G123207:34 - 11:534h19m
G125810:35 - 14:103h35m
G12210:40 - 14:153h35m
G12410:58 - 14:053h7m
G125211:10 - 14:583h48m
G122811:24 - 15:103h46m
G46012:22 - 16:143h52m
G13813:29 - 16:563h27m
G14013:34 - 17:003h26m
G14214:10 - 17:283h18m
G21415:05 - 18:313h26m
G14815:22 - 18:503h28m
G44215:22 - 18:573h35m
G17015:52 - 19:013h9m
G15016:04 - 19:283h24m
G15216:18 - 19:353h17m
G21616:38 - 20:053h27m
G15617:18 - 20:343h16m
G15817:34 - 21:083h34m
G29818:09 - 22:204h11m
G266218:19 - 22:254h6m
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Qufu to Shanghai Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Apr 19, 2021)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G29707:59 - 11:403h41m
G10109:15 - 12:403h25m
G11110:54 - 14:223h28m
G21111:25 - 14:413h16m
G11912:20 - 15:513h31m
G22912:57 - 16:113h14m
G12113:03 - 16:253h22m
G45913:45 - 17:163h31m
G13515:29 - 18:593h30m
G125115:37 - 19:554h18m
G22517:10 - 21:043h54m
G120317:15 - 21:003h45m
G123119:06 - 22:303h24m
G125719:27 - 22:543h27m
Note: The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.

Shanghai - Qufu High Speed Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Apr 19, 2021)
Business Class SeatVIP Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 1,096 - 1,252
USD 170 - 194
CNY 655
USD 102
CNY 554 - 630
USD 86 - 98
CNY 330 - 375
USD 51 - 58


Normal Speed Overnight Sleeper from Qufu to Shanghai

Basic Facts:

Operated at: Qufu Railway Station, Shanghai Railway Station
Duration: about 14 hours
Distance: 843 km (523 mi)
Top speed: 120 km/h (75mph)
Major stations along the way: Tengzhou, Xuzhou, Bengbu, Nanjing, Suzhou

Qufu to Shanghai Train Schedule

(Last Update on Apr 19, 2021)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K17421:41 - 11:31+13h50m
1. The above timetables are only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search tool on the top of this page.
2. There is no train available from Shanghai to Qufu.

Qufu to Shanghai Normal Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Apr 19, 2021)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 315
USD 49
CNY 208
USD 32
CNY 112
USD 17


A Recommended One-day Itinerary from Qufu East Railway Station

If you get to Qufu early in the morning, it’s possible to take a one-day trip to the most famous attractions in the city. Upon arrival at the East Railway Station, passengers can take bus no. K01 directly and get off at Confucius Temple’s South Gate station. The total duration is around 1.5 hours. Next to the Confucius Temple is Confucius Family Mansion. Passengers can visit these two spots one by one. After visiting these two scenic areas, passengers can take a tourism battery car with the price of CNY 15 per person to Confucius Cemetery. Bus nos. K06 and 33 also connect Confucius Temple and Confucius Family Mansion with Confucius Cemetery and the duration is about 30 minutes.
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- Last modified on Jul. 22, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Shanghai - Qufu Train
Asked by Maged Shalaby from CHINA | Dec. 25, 2019 04:11Reply
Price OF ticket from QUFU to GUANGZHOU
Answers (1)
Answered by Tianna from HUNGARY | Dec. 25, 2019 18:17

The price is CNY841.5/USD122 for a second class seat, CNY1352.5/USD196 for a first class seat, CNY2657/US$385 for a business class seat.
Asked by Cole from GEORGIA | Nov. 21, 2019 00:10Reply
When can I buy a ticket from Shanghai to Qufu for Feb 01, 2020?
How can I get ticket?
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Nov. 21, 2019 17:14

Thank you for your inquiry.

Ticket would begin for sale 30 days within the departure date, however, if you like, you can submit a booking request on our website in advance. We will keep your booking and try to buy tickets for you once the sale begins. After your tickets are confirmed, we will inform you by email.

We offer two ways for getting tickets. Passengers can collect paper ticket at station by themselves or ask for delivery to a hotel or personal address in China. Hope these information can help you.
Asked by Denny from ROMANIA | May. 13, 2019 17:58Reply
How long it takes by taxi to go to Confucius Temple from Qufu East?
And how long it takes from Confucius Cemetery back to the station?
Answers (1)
Answered by Luis from AUSTRALIA | May. 14, 2019 17:19

It takes around 25min by taxi to the Confucius Temple, about 40min from Confucius Cemetery to East Station.
Asked by B. Sams from USA | Mar. 11, 2019 09:05Reply
I want to book a train ticket from Qufu to Ningyang. I cannot find a schedule. How can I book?
Answers (1)
Answered by Abram from BELARUS | Mar. 15, 2019 04:33

The nearest station to Ningyang should be Ciyao. You can take a train to Ciyao and then to Ningyang by bus or taxi. Or you can take a bus directly from Qufu to Ningyang.
Asked by Vivian from AUSTRALIA | Jan. 16, 2019 01:29Reply
From Qufu East Station to Confucius Temple?
Is there direct bus? If not, how much would taxi cost?
Answers (1)
Answered by Ali from PAKISTAN | Jan. 16, 2019 17:46

Yes, bus K01 go from the East Station to the South Gate of Confucius Temple. I t may take around 40min on the way. By taxi, it could be around CNY30 by meter.
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