Hangzhou to Ningbo / Ningbo to Hangzhou: Best Way to Travel

Hangzhou to Ningbo distance is nearly 130km (80mi). The best way to travel between is by high speed train. It departs frequently and the duration is only around an hour. Besides, it does not cost very much, CNY57-71 for a 2nd class seat. People may also consider normal speed train or long-distance bus, which needs 2-3.5h on the way. Lastly, taxi is recommended to those who prefer door-to-door service, and this way costs CNY500-600.

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How to Travel from Hangzhou to Ningbo

1. Best Way: Hangzhou to Ningbo High Speed Train: 1h, CNY57-71 for 2nd Class Seat

60 to 80 bullet trains run from either Hangzhou East Railway Station or Hangzhou South Railway Station to Ningbo Railway Station every day. They set off between 06:30 and 22:20. The departure frequency in the afternoon is the highest of the day, as 4-7 trains leave per hour.

 Ticket Fare:
2nd Class Seat: CNY57-71; 1st Class Seat: CNY92-120; Business Class Seat: CNY213-224.5

See more details about Hangzhou to Ningbo Train
 

2. Alternative: Hangzhou to Ningbo Normal Speed Train: 2-3.5h, CNY23.5-28.5 for Hard Seat

10 normal speed trains leave from either Hangzhou Railway Station or Hangzhou South Railway to Ningbo Railway Station every day, and they depart between 03:00 and 14:00.

 Ticket Fare:
Hard Seat: CNY23.5-28.5; Hard Sleeper: CNY74.5-82.5; Soft Sleeper: CNY105.5-118.5
 

3. Hangzhou to Ningbo Long-distance Bus: 2-3h, CNY62-115

Departure Point Departure Time Duration Ticket
Coach Center 08:50, 12:20, 15:45, 16:52 2h CNY70
Xiaoshan General Bus Station 08:05, 11:25, 14:00, 16:40 2h CNY62
South Bus Station 12:10, 17:45 2h CNY70
North Bus Station 07:40, 10:30, 13:20, 16:45 2h CNY70
East Bus Station 10:10, 11:40, 13:00 3h CNY115
Lin'an East Bus Station 08:15, 13:05 3h CNY105
Xiaoshan International Airport 11:40, 13:10, 14:30 2h CNY90

 

4. Hangzhou to Ningbo by Taxi: 2h, CNY500-600

The biggest advantage of taxi is that you could choose the pick-up and drop-off points as you like. You may also enjoy private space and get some rest along the way. 
 
Now, it is very convenient in China to hail a taxi on many apps. Or, you may ask a hotel waiter to find you one.
 

How to Travel from Ningbo to Hangzhou

1. Best Way: Ningbo to Hangzhou Bullet Train: 1h, CNY57-71 for 2nd Class Seat

60 to 80 bullet trains are available every day. Most leave from Ningbo Railway Station and only 2 leave from Zhuangqiao Railway Station. People will arrive at either Hangzhou East or Hangzhou South Railway Station in one hour. 4 to 5 bullet trains depart hourly between 06:00 and 21:00.

 Ticket Fare:
2nd Class Seat: CNY57-71; 1st Class Seat: CNY92-120; Business Class Seat: CNY201.5-224.5
 

2. Alternative: Ningbo to Hangzhou Normal Speed Train: 2-3h, CNY23.5-28.5 for Hard Seat

10 to 13 daily trains leave from Ningbo Railway Station and arrive at Hangzhou, Hangzhou East, or Hangzhou South Railway Station. All trains depart between 12:00 and 22:00.

 Ticket Fare:
Hard Seat: CNY23.5-28.5; Hard Sleeper: CNY75.5-82.5; Soft Sleeper: CNY110.5-118.5
 

3. Ningbo to Hangzhou Long-distance Bus: 2-2.5h, CNY36-150

Departure Point Departure Time Duration Ticket
Ningbo South Bus Station 07:25, 07:35, 08:50, 09:20,
09:25, 09:50, 10:40, 11:50,
13:10, 13:35, 14:35, 14:50,
15:35, 16:25, 17:00, 18:50
2h CNY36-70
Fenghua Bus Station 14:05 2.5h CNY105
Lishe International Airport 18:00 2.5h CNY150
Cixi Coach Center 07:50, 09:10, 11:30, 12:00 2h CNY50
Cixi West Bus Station 06:50, 07:30, 08:20, 09:40,
12:00, 12:30, 14:00
2h CNY45-50
Cixi Zhouxiang Bus Station 07:10, 08:40, 10:00, 12:20,
12:50, 14:20
2h CNY46
Hangzhou Bay New Area Bus Station 07:20, 09:20 2h CNY50
Guancheng Bus Station 06:30 2h CNY48
 

4. Ningbo to Hangzhou by Taxi: 2h, CNY500-600

- Last modified on Mar. 30, 2021 -
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