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Shanghai-Xiamen Train

Currently, there are usually 21 pairs of trains a day running between Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station and Xiamen North Railway Station. Among them, 20 pairs are high speed G and D trains taking about 5.5-8.5 hours, and only one pair is normal type which takes much longer time of 23/24.5 hours. Every Friday to next Monday, there are another 2 overnight high speed D trains for the trip from Xiamen to Shanghai. 

Except rail travel, flight is another option for the transfer between. The flight usually takes only around 2 hours but is normally higher on ticket price. If good discounted is offered, the price can be very competitive as well. Travelers can check both ways of transfer for a better arrangement.
 

High Speed Train

There are about 20 pairs of bullet trains available during normal days, 5 pairs of them are G type and the rest 15 pairs are D type.

With a top speed of 186mi/h (300km/h), G type takes around 5.5 to 7 hours for the 674-miles (1,085 kilometers) trip.

For the 15 pairs of D types, they run along a different route with G type. With top speed of 155 mi/h (250 km/h) and the distance of 689 miles (1,109 kilometers), the duration is around 7.5 to 8.5 hours. Every Friday to Next Monday, D936 and D942 which originate from Guangzhou South will be added to the trip to Shanghai, with a stop in Xiamen.

All these high speed rides depart from/ stop at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station and Xiamen North Railway Station. Hongqiao Station has easy transportation access, such as subway line 2 and line 10, airport shuttle bus and city buses. Xiamen North, though a little far from the city center, also has buses to the Xiamen Railway Station and main sites including Jimei School Village and South Putuo Temple. Airport shuttle bus is also available.

 Shanghai to Xiamen High Speed Train Schedule:

(Last Update on Jan 4, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G165308:15 - 13:315h16m
G165509:23 - 15:436h20m
G165710:18 - 16:476h29m
G165912:57 - 18:205h23m
D314113:19 - 20:597h40m
Around 20 departures in total: departure time from 06:40 to 13:19; duration from 5H16M to 8H27M.
See more Shanghai Schedule

 Xiamen to Shanghai Bullet Train Timetable:

(Last Update on Jan 4, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D314208:06 - 15:557h49m
G165209:21 - 14:325h11m
G165413:12 - 20:257h13m
G165614:11 - 20:386h27m
G165816:17 - 22:476h30m
Around 20 departures in total: departure time from 08:06 to 17:09; duration from 5H11M to 8H25M.
See more Xiamen Schedule 

Notes:
1. "+" indicates the second day.
2. The above timetable is for reference only. Please use our tool on top of this page to search for the real-time schedule.


 Ticket Price:
(Last Update on Jan 4, 2019)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
G trainsCNY 1,278 - 1,453.5
USD 189 - 215
CNY 682 - 775.5
USD 101 - 115
CNY 422 - 472
USD 63 - 70
D trains---CNY 621
USD 92
CNY 388
USD 57

Stopovers of G type: Jinshan North, Jiashan South, Jiaxing South, Tongxiang, Haining West, Yuhang, Hangzhou East, Zhuji, Yiwu, Jinhua, Longyou, Jiangshan, Yushan South, Shangrao, Wuyishan North, Jianou West, Nanping North. Gutian North, Minqing North, Fuzhou, Fuzhou South, Fuqing, Hanjiang, Putian, Xianyou, Quanzhou, Jinjiang

Stop-bys of D type: Songjiang South, Jinshan North, Jiashan South, Jiaxing South, Tongxiang, Haining West, Yuhang, Hangzhou East, Shaoxing North, Shangyu North, Yuyao North, Zhuangqiao, Ningbo, Fenghua, Ninghai, Sanmenxian, Linhai, Taizhou in Zhejiang, Wenling, Yandangshan, Shenfang, Yueqing, Yongjia, Wenzhou South, Ruian, Aojiang, Cangnan, Fuding, Taimushan, Xiapu, Fuan, Ningde, Luoyuan, Lianjiang, Fuzhou South, Fuqing, Hanjiang, Putian, Quanzhou, Jinjiang
 

Normal Train


 Shanghai to Xiamen Train Schedule:

(Last Update on Jan 4, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K120910:59 - 11:21+24h22m

 Xiamen to Shanghai Train Timetable:
(Last Update on Jan 4, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K121012:38 - 09:06+20h28m
Notes:
1. The above timetable is for reference only. Please use our tool on top of this page to search for the real-time schedule.
2. "+" indicates the second day.

 Ticket Price:
(Last Update on Jan 4, 2019)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 495.5
USD 73
CNY 333.5
USD 49
CNY 168.5
USD 25

There is only one pair of normal ride, K1209/ K1210, running between, which originate from/ end at Shanghai South Railway Station and Xiamen Railway Station. They cost around 23 hours to 24.5 hours for a 849-mile (1,367 kilometers) trip. It is not recommended to take this normal ride except there is no other choice. If you choose this ride, it is advisable to choose a soft sleeper or hard sleeper to guarantee a good rest onboard.

The ticket price for soft sleeper is CNY495.5 per person, the hard sleeper is CNY333.5 per person and CNY168.5 for hard seat.

 Major Rail Lines from Shanghai to:

 Major Rail Lines from Xiamen to:

- Last modified on Oct. 10, 2018 -
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