Xiamen Train

Xiamen Railway Station

Xiamen Railway Station is 6 miles (10km) from Gaoqi International Airport, 14 miles (23km) from North Railway Station and 4 miles (7km) from South Putuo Temple. Originally put into use in 1957, a major reconstruction and expansion project began on March 1st, 2014 and put into service again on February 4th, 2015.

Address: No. 900 Xiahe Road in Siming District

Schedule and Ticket Booking

The station is the terminal of Yingtan-Xiamen Railway. Currently, trains departing from the station can reach numerous major cities in China such as Beijing, Shanghai, Wuchang and Fuzhou. In addition, a number of high speed trains are also available here.
 Major rail lines from this station to:

High Speed Train Schedule
(Last Update on November 21st, 2017)
 See detailed Xiamen Train Schedule
Destination Nos. Duration Ticket Price (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
Fuzhou G5302, G1680, G5206 from 07:00 to 10:57 2h17m - 2h28m 144.5/ 93.5
D3234, D6204, D6332, D626...
17 departures from 06:52 to 20:35
1h50m - 2h27m 144.5/ 93.5
Longyan D6472, D6582, D6474...
5 departures from 09:53 to 20:42
1h13m - 1h29m 65.5/ 51
Wuhan D2376 at 08:14 7h16m 524/ 325.5
Nanchang G5206 at 10:57 6h01m 587.5/ 356.5
D2376, D6522, D6528...
5 departures from 08:14 to 17:50
4h48m - 5h56m 282/ 218.5
Hangzhou East D3234 at 06:52 6h51m 543/ 342
G1680 at 07:32 6h24m 657/ 398
Wuyishan East G5302, G1680, G5206, D6242 from 07:00 to 11:23 3h27m - 3h56m 318.5/ 197
Shenzhen North D2335, D673, D683, D2317...
8 departures from 07:56 to 17:09
3h50m - 4h00m 290/ 183.5
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

Normal Speed Train Timetable
(Last Update on November 21st, 2017)
Destination Nos. Duration Ticket Price (CNY)
Soft/ Hard Sleeper
Beijing West K572, Z308 at 08:41 and 17:25 18h41m - 28h15m 703/ 456
Longyan K904, K572, K230...
5 departures from 06:45 to 19:26
1h57m - 2h48m 114.5/ 78.5
Wuchang K904, Z126 at 06:45 and 07:06 9h09m - 15h30m 427.5/ 279.5
Guangzhou K230, K298 at 17:02 and 18:02 12h08m - 12h09m 355/ 239
Shanghai South K1210 at 10:17 22h49m 470.5/ 307.5
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

Station Plan

Xiamen Train Station consists of the station building, South Square and North Square. Currently, the North Square is still under construction; if arriving here, passengers can reach the South Square station entrance via a 0.06-mile (100-meter) passage.
 2F: Waiting Hall, check points, hot water, washrooms
 1F: Ticket Office, Luggage, Platforms
 -1F: Arriving Area
Station Map

How to get to Xiamen Railway Station from downtown area?

 Arrival by Bus:
At the South Square: 1, 28, 50, 128, 130, Sightseeing Line 2
Passengers arriving by bus will be dropped off to the southeast of the south square. For those having a ticket in hand, please enter the station directly. Afterwards, take escalators to the waiting hall on 2F. For those without a ticket, go to the ticket office at the east side of 1F to obtain one first, and then go up to the waiting hall.

At the North Square: BRT (1, 2, 3); 1, 3, 5, 17, 19a, 19b, 21, 26, 38, 42, 57, 93, 96, 103, 113, 116, 122, 127, 128, 659, 840, 842, 857, 858, 859, 940, 950, 952, 994; Sightseeing Line 2
Passengers arriving at the North Square will be dropped off to the southeast of the square. As the North Square has not yet been put into use, passengers arriving here will need to go through the connecting passage to the south square. Then enter the terminal building from the south entrance there.

If you take regular city buses to the station, be mindful of your location. Different buses may stop at different squares. If you are in the south square, just pass a footbridge to the station building. If in the north square, you can pass through a 0.06-mile (100-meter) passage to enter the building.

 Arrival by taxi:
1. It takes about 30 minutes and costs around CNY65 from North Railway Station.
2. It takes about 15 minutes and costs at least CNY40 from Gaoqi International Airport.
Passengers arriving by taxi will be dropped off at the east side of the south square.

Ticket Check and Boarding

There are 8 automatic ticket check points on both sides of the waiting halls. Check your ticket to find the correct check point. Please note that the check points are usually opened 30 minutes before departure and closed 5 minutes before. After, find the way down to the platforms through the entry passageway.

How to exit and leave the Railway Station?

Upon arrival, passengers need to pass through an underground passage or take escalators to the exit passage and get out from the south exit.

 Leave by bus:
Passengers can take escalators to the ground floor and then walk to the bus station and parking lot to take buses. As different buses depart from different squares, one needs to read the bus signs carefully to find out which bus you need and then go to the specific pick-up site for boarding.

 Leave by taxi:
Passengers can walk forward directly along the exit to the taxi stand to take taxis and leave the station.

 Transportation to other places from the station
 South Putuo Temple: Buses 1, 21, 48, 57, 96, 943, and 950

 Gaoqi International Airport: Buses 27, 37, 650, and Airport Shuttle Bus

 North Railway Station: Buses BRT 1, 950, and 953

Facilities and Services of the Station

 Ticket Office: It can be found on the east side of the first floor. More than ten ticket windows are available there.

 Left Luggage: It is available on the west side of the first floor. The price depends on the size of the luggage, but it wouldn’t exceed CNY10 for each piece per day.

 Information Desk: It is available on the second floor to provide real-time train schedules, point out the different functional areas of the station and help the elderly, weak, sick, disabled and pregnant to get onboard or leave the station, as well as informational broadcasts.

 LED Screens: There are many LED screens showing departure times, check points, waiting rooms and boarding platforms on 2F; arrival times, platforms and exits on -1F.

 Nursing Room: Near the No.2 Check Point is a room for mothers with babies.

 Washrooms: They are spread out on southwest and northeast corners on 2F.

 Hot Drinking Water: It is set up on the northwest corner on 2F. The water is boiling hot, so take care.

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