Hangzhou Railway Station

Written by Ruru Zhou Updated Mar. 21, 2022

As one of the main train stations in Hangzhou, Hangzhou Railway Station features daily trains to and from Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou, Ningbo, and other cities all over China. Hangzhou Station is located in the downtown area, which is convenient if you wish to go to West Lake, Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, and East Train Station.


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Hangzhou Train Station

Trains from Shanghai to Hangzhou

There are 16 trains running between Shanghai and Hangzhou Station, including 6 high-speed trains and 10 ordinary trains. Most of the high-speed trains start from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station while all the ordinary trains run from Shanghai South Railway Station.

If you need more options, you can book alternative trains to Hangzhou East Railway Station.

Destination Popular Train(s) and Schedule Travel Time 1st Class / 2nd Class Ticket Fares
From Shanghai to Hangzhou G7395 (07:27–08:33)
D781 (07:45–09:30)
Z281 (10:20–12:23)
1209 (11:13–13:02)
G7359 (17:51–19:31)
1–2 hours US$22 / 13

Most Popular Train Routes

Hangzhou Railway Station also has some daily trains connecting Beijing, Nanjing, Suzhou, Ningbo, and other cities.

Note: Train information is subject to change and is solely for your reference.
+1 refers to a next-day arrival.

Station Layout

Hangzhou Train Station consists of a terminal building and a square. The 3-storeyed terminal building connects to a 17-storeyed building that has shops, restaurants, and a hotel.

The terminal layout is as follows:

Transportation to/from Hangzhou Station

As the station is centrally located, it is easy to make your way to the popular tourist sites by the metro, taxi, or bus.

Useful Travel Tips

1. Do arrive at the station with plenty of time to spare before your stated departure time — arrive at least 50 minutes in advance and at least 1½ hours beforehand during public holidays. Ticket checking and waiting in the station can take some time.

2. There is no official luggage storage in Hangzhou train station, but there are electronic lockers in the waiting area. The charges are CN¥10 (~US$1) for a small locker and CN¥20 (~US$3) for a large one.

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Exploring Hangzhou with China Travel

Hangzhou is famous for its West Lake, the local Longjing tea, the historical Lingyin Temple, and Alibaba’s headquarters.

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