Hangzhou Railway Transport
Hangzhou is an important railway junction in Eastern China. Four railways; Huhang, Zhegan, Xiaoyong and Xuanhang intersect in Hangzhou. \There are two railway stations in the urban areas of Hangzhou, namely, Hangzhou Station, which is popularly named Chengzhan (City Station) by the locals, near Jiangcheng Road, and the East Railway Station. Most of the trains set out from the Chengzhan. There are passenger express trains heading for Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Wuxi, Qiqiha'er, Jinan, Taiyuan, Datong, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Chongqing, Hankou, Nanchang, Xiamen, Zhengzhou, Baoji, Ningbo, Wenzhou, and Jiangshan.
There are five air-conditioned tourist trains to and from the south railway station at Shanghai, daily. The distance is 177 kilometers and cost is only 25 yuan. Of the trains that pass by Hangzhou, apart from Shanghai-Kunming (No.K79/80), Shanghai-Chongqing, Shanghai-Liuzhou, Shanghai-Nanchang (No. K287/288), most stop at the Hangzhou Station and only a few at the East Railway Station. The East Railway Station serves about half of the trains. Many trains service all parts of Zhejiang Province and other large and medium-sized cities all over the country.
⑴ Hangzhou New Railway Passenger Station (Chengzhan) is accessible by taking bus route K7, 11, K11,and 151.
⑵ Hangzhou East Railway Station is near the Tiancheng Road. You may get there by taking bus route 20, 28, 31 and 48.
Hangzhou is an important railroad junction in East China. The Huhang Railway (from Guangdong to Hangzhou), the Zhegan Railway (from Zhejiang to Jiangxi) and the Xuanhang Railway (from Anhui to Hangzhou) join here.
Hangzhou Railway Station, which is also called “City Station” by local people, is the most important railway station in Hangzhou. Most of the trains departing from and terminating their route in Hangzhou will stop here. It is located at the intersection of East City Ring Road (环城东路) and West Lake Avenue (西湖大道). From the Hangzhou Railway Station, it only takes 10 minutes to go from West Lake Avenue to West Lake by bus.
Hangzhou Railway Station is divided into three floors: the bottom floor, the middle floor and the elevated floor. The bottom floor is a parking lot where taxis and private cars can park. The middle floor is the Hall and Station Plaza where pedestrians and buses can meet. The elevated floor is used to send passengers off.
The Station Plaza consists of two floors below ground level: Lower Ground One and Lower Ground Two. The underground area measures 16,500 square meters in which there are two underground garages for civil defense projects. The two garages which are affiliated with Shanghai Railway Bureau (the station’s supervising office) occupy an area of about 6,200 square meters. It is a first-class station that consists of a North Ticket Hall and a South Ticket Hall, five regular waiting rooms, one waiting room for passengers with soft-seat tickets, and seven platforms.
Location: 893 Jiangcheng Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou.
Railway Station Phone Numbers
Hangzhou Railway Station Hotline
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Hangzhou Railway Station Phone Number
Hangzhou Railway Station Inquiries
The newly-built Hangzhou Railway Station is located in the vicinity of Jiangcheng Road. It can be reached by city buses numbered K7, 11, K11 and 151.
Tips: City buses with single-digit number or double-digit numbers such as Bus No. 5 and Bus No. 19 belong to common buses that charge 1 RMB per ticket. City buses whose numbers start with “1” like Bus No. 153 are electric trams that charge 1 RMB per ticket. City buses whose numbers start with the letter “K” such as Bus No. K33 are air conditioned vehicles that charge 2 RMB for a ticket. Suburban buses with numbers that start with “3” and buses on special lines with numbers that start with “5” have a scaled ticket price depending on distance or destination. For these buses, the initial price is 1 RMB for regular buses and 2 RMB for air conditioned buses.
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Special Tourist Routes
At present, there are five special tourist bus routes and five holiday touring bus routes in Hangzhou. People can take Tourist Line No. 2 at the train station and Holiday Line No. 5 to tour around Hangzhou.
Holiday Line No. 5 travels from Hangzhou Railway Station (8:00—16:30) to Future World Station (8:45—17:15), passing by Kuixiang Station, Guanxiangkou Station, Hubin Station, Liulangwenying Station, Jingci Temple Station, Suti Station, the Zoo Station, Hupao Station, Liuhe Tower Station, Jiuxi Station and Songcheng Station.
Tourism Line 2 goes by Hubin Station, Submarine World Station, Silk Museum Station, Jingci Temple Station, Suti Station, Hangzhou Park Station, Yuefei Temple Station, Lingyin Station, Jiulisong Station, Hongchun Bridge Station and Jade Spring Station. Shuttle buses of Hangzhou Railway Station run from 8:00 to 18:00.
In the city, the initial taxi price is 10 RMB for the first 4 kilometers and 2 RMB per kilometer after that until 8 kilometers, and then 2.4 RMB for each kilometer past 8 kilometers. There are also more than 70 Mercedes-Benz taxis here. The price is 12 RMB for the first 4 kilometers and 2.5 yuan for each kilometer till 8 kilometers and 3 RMB for each kilometer after that.
Hangzhou Taxi Complaints Phone Number
Hangzhou Railway Station Ticket Offices in the City
Desheng Road Ticket Office: 58 Desheng Road.
Stadium Road Ticket Office: 149 Stadium Road.
Huansha Road Ticket Office: 147 Huansha Road.
Wulin Gate Ticket Office: 199 Wulin Gate Road.
Oriental Railway Travel Agent, Jianguo Middle Road Ticket Office: 347 Jianguo Middle Road.
Xintang Road Ticket Office: 198 Xintang Road.
Baoshu Road Ticket Office: 71 Baoshu Road.
Gaoxin Airport Service Ltd Ticket Office: 122 College Road.
Xiaoshan Ticket Office: 146 South Road, Xiaoshan District.
Linping Ticket Office: 13 Qiushan Avenue, Linping Yuhang District.
Fuyang Travel Agent Ticket Office: 74 City Center, Fuyang City.
Hangzhou Bus Station Ticket Office
Hangzhou Wensan Road Ticket Office: 183 West Road, Wensan Road, Hangzhou City.
Hangzhou Banshan Road Ticket Office: 270 Shenban Road, Hangzhou City.
Hangzhou Wenhui Road Ticket Office: 226 Wenhui Road, Hangzhou City.
Hangzhou North City Bus Station Ticket Office: 1155 Moganshan Road, Hangzhou.
Hangzhou Shixiang Road Ticket Office: 69 Shixiang Road, Hangzhou City.
Hangzhou Xiasha High Technology Educational Development Zone Ticket Office: 616 6th Avenue, Xiasha Development Zone, Hangzhou.
Hangzhou Hanghai Road Ticket Office: 534 Hanghai Road, Hangzhou City.
Hangzhou Wenyi Road Ticket Booth: Opposite the Wumei Supermarket.
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