Changsha Maglev Express

In Changsha, the fastest way of transportation between Huanghua Airport and Changsha South Railway Station is undoubtedly maglev express. With a top speed of 100 km/h (62 mph), a single trip takes only 19.5 minutes and costs CNY20.

Changsha Maglev Express Facts:

Open Date: May. 6th, 2016
Total Length: 18.55 kilometers (11.53 miles)
Highest Speed: 100km/h (62 mi/h)
Duration per Single Journey: 19.5 minutes  
Frequency: 11 minutes and 40 seconds
Route: Changsha South Railway Station - Langli Raod - Huanghua International Airport

Map of Changsha Maglev Express

Changsha Maglev Train Stations

1. Changsha South Railway Station

Location: To the southeast of Changsha South Railway Station
Surroundings: Changsha South Railway Station, Changsha Lituo Express Bus Station

2. Langli Station

Location: To the west of Huangxing Avenue and 1,000 meters (1,100 yards) south to the Langli Toll of Changsha Airport Expressway
Surroundings: Yuejin Road, East Yundong Road, Huangxing Avenue

3. Huanghua Airport Station

Location: Between T1 and T2 of Changsha Huanghua Airport
Surrounding: Changsha Huanghua International Airport

Service Hours of Changsha Maglev Express

From    To  First Train  Last Train
Changsha South Railway Station  Huanghua Airport   07:00   22:00
Langli Station Changsha South Railway Station  07:11   19:02
Langli Station Huanghua Airport     07:07   18:59
Huanghua Airport Station Changsha South Railway Station    07:00     22:30


Interval of Changsha Maglev Train

The interval of Changsha Maglev Express is 11 minutes and 40 seconds. The dwell time at Changsha South Railway Station and Huanghua Airport Station is 5 minutes while that of Langli Station is 40 seconds.

Changsha Maglev Train Ticket Fare

Route Price
Changsha South Railway Station - Huanghua Airport Station CNY 20
Changsha South Railway Station - Langli Station CNY10
Langli Station - Huanghua Airport Station CNY10

Children with the height of 1.2 - 1.5 meters (3.9 – 4.9 feet) can enjoy 50% discount on Changsha maglev express and those over 1.5 meters (4.9 feet) should buy full price tickets. Children less than 1.2 meters (1.5 feet) can take maglev free of charge, but each of them needs to be accompanied by an adult.

Changsha Maglev Express Ticket Types

Ticket types mainly include one-way tickets and stored-value tickets:
One-way tickets are valid on the same day. They are sold at the station's automatic ticket vending machines, and passengers can purchase tickets with CNY 5, 10, 20, and 50 notes at the machine.

The customer service center of each station of the Changsha Maglev Express sells maglev stored-value tickets. The first sale amount is CNY100 of which includes CNY17 deposit and CNY 83 available amount for taking maglev. The maglev stored-value tickets are valid for 10 years. The period of availability can be extended free of charge at the customer service center of Changsha maglev express stations. Passengers with maglev stored value tickets can enjoy a 10% discount when taking maglev and Changsha subway trains, and a 30% discount when taking city buses in Changsha.

Transfers of Changsha Maglev Express

You can transfer to Metro Line 2 and Line 4 at Changsha South Railway Station. There are also many buses to the central Changsha. The long-distance buses which can send you to rural Changsha and other cities in Hunan are available at the long-distance bus station near Changsha South Railway Station.

- Last updated on Jan. 13, 2021 -
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