Taiyuan Train

Taiyuan Railway Station

Taiyuan Railway Station is about 5.3 miles (8.5 kilometers) to South Railway Station, 12 miles (20 kilometers) to Wusu International Airport, 1.9 miles (3 kilometers) to Liuxiang Pedestrian Street (city center) and 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the Twin Pagoda Temple. Opening in 1907, the station is a principal station, which functions as the transportation hub for the railway lines of Datong-Puzhou, Shijiazhaung-Taiyuan, Taiyuan-Jiaozuo, Taiyuan-Zhongwei (Yinchuan), Beijing-Yuanping, and Jiexiu-Xiaoyi.

Address: East end of Yingze Street in Yingze District

Upon arriving at the station, passengers can see name of this station in Chinese characters and a big LED screen below it displaying train departure and arrival information. The railway entrance is right below them and in the middle of the terminal building. The exit and left luggage office is to the south of the entrance and the ticket office to the north. There are 15 ticket windows inside the ticket office, with No. 1 for ticket refund and No. 2 for ticket change. Inside the terminal, there are two floors for passengers’ use. The first floor is the entrance hall with security checks and ticket checks. The second floor is four waiting rooms, all equipped with food stands, book store, supermarket, mobile phone chargers, televisions, toilets and hot drink water, etc.

In front of the building, there is a big square, with bus stops in its front and northwest, taxi stand at its front, and parking lots at its northwest. Surrounding the square, there is a post office, banks, hotels, and restaurants for passengers’ convenience.

Taiyuan Railway Station
Taiyuan Railway Station
Waiting Room
Interior of A Waiting Room
 

Schedule to Major Stations

Trains operated from here are all ordinary ones, including those to/from Beijing, Shanghai, Pingyao, Xi'an, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Lhasa, and Zhengzhou.

 Major Rail Lines from Taiyuan to:
(Last Update on Jul 11, 2019)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
Soft/ Hard Sleeper
Beijing
Z22, Z278, T42, T176...
12 departures from 04:00 to 22:31
4h25m - 11h19mCNY 223/ 148
USD 33/ 22
Shanghai
K1808, K374, Z198, Z270...
5 departures from 04:36 to 21:23
13h54m - 23h15mCNY 509.5/ 325.5
USD 75/ 48
Pingyao
K603, 2463, 4611, K865...
11 departures from 03:38 to 22:48
1h11m - 2h39mCNY 139.5/ 105.5
USD 21/ 16
Xi'an
K1573, K237, 2095, T41...
7 departures from 09:32 to 23:23
7h59m - 11h35mCNY 277/ 158
USD 41/ 23
Jinan
K1288, K1338, K1292, Z270...
6 departures from 04:18 to 21:38
6h9m - 9h53mCNY 250/ 142
USD 37/ 21
Guangzhou
K237, K730 at 18:25 and 20:4932h41m - 40h11mCNY 749.5/ 491.5
USD 110/ 72
Shenzhen West
K237 at 18:2542h53mCNY 942.5/ 533.5
USD 139/ 78
Changsha
K237 at 18:2531h14mCNY 643/ 426
USD 95/ 63
Chengdu
K545, T7 at 20:51 and 22:2222h14m - 25h34mCNY 549.5/ 351
USD 81/ 52
Chongqing North
K1573 at 09:3220h54mCNY 533.5/ 331.5
USD 78/ 49
Lhasa
Z21 at 00:2536h20mCNY 1,091/ 705
USD 160/ 104
Zhengzhou
1551 at 19:1011h2mCNY 250/ 139
USD 37/ 20
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

 See Detailed: Taiyuan Train Schedule

Ticket Check
Ticket Check
Left Luggage Office
Left Luggage Office

Transportation

 How to reach Taiyuan Railway Station:
 By bus: 1, 10, 804, 308, 602, 830, 861, 869, 6, 848, 856, 866, 21, 606, 618, 618, 619, 825, 829, 859, 55, 812, 820, 820, 502, 830, 861, 23, 201, 901, 902, 101, 102, 105, 11, 870, 9 and 410
 By taxi:

From/ To Time (minutes) Cost (CNY)
Wusu International Airport 30 60
South Railway Station 18 25
Liuxiang Pedestrian Street (city center) 10 10


 How to get to other sites from the railway station:

 To South Railway Station:
1) Take bus 11 or 861 to get there directly.
2) Take train 4611 (07:24), K7807 (12:17), K1365 (13:36), K961 (13:57), K7833 (15:11), or 4643(17:28) to get there directly. Duration is about 10 minutes and ticket fare for a hard seat is CNY2 or 8.

 To airport:
1) Bus 201 can take passengers there directly. It is available from 06:00 to 20:00. Duration is about 45 minutes and ticket fare is CNY2.
2) One can also take the airport shuttle bus line 1 to get there. The bus departs hourly from 06:00 to 09:00 and every 30 minutes from 09:30 to 20:30. Ticket fare is CNY16 and duration is about 30 minutes. The departure location is at Zhongcheng Hotel opposite the railway terminal.

 To Liuxiang Pedestrian Street: Take bus 1, 101, 308, 611, 618, 804, 848, 859, or 866 to Dananmen, get off and walk northward for about 400 yards, and then turn right at the first cross to get there.

 To Twin Pagoda Temple: Take bus 812 or 820 and get off at Twin Pagoda Temple.

 To Jinci Temple: Take buses 308, 804, or 856 and get off at Jinci Temple Park. Duration is about 1.5 hours and ticket fare is CNY2.5.
- Last modified on Jun. 26, 2019 -
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