Hangzhou Metro, Hangzhou Metro Map, Hangzhou Metro Lines
Hangzhou boasts an efficient and extensive metro system, provides a convenient and reliable transportation option for both locals and visitors. No matter where you are in Hangzhou, you can easily access the metro network and explore the city at your own pace.
Hangzhou Metro Map
The Hangzhou Metro, with its 12 lines and 254 stations covering a total distance of 516 kilometers, covers Hangzhou Railway Station, Hangzhou East Railway Station, Xiaoshan International Airport, West Lake, South Bus Station, Wulin Square Station (City Center), and other places.
Hangzhou Metro Operating Hours
The Hangzhou Metro operates from as early as 5:54am until the last train at 0:08 am, with all stations offering services between 6:30 am and 10:30 pm.
- Line 1: Xiaoshan International Airport to Xianghu (06:00–22:30), Xianghu to Xiaoshan International Airport (05:54–22:50), Xiasha Jiangbing to Xianghu (05:54–22:49), and Xianghu to Xiasha Jiangbing (05:54–23:00)
- Line 2: Chaoyang to Liangzhu (06:00–23:02)and Liangzhu to Chaoyang (06:04–23:02)
- Line 3: Wushanqiancun to Shima (06:00–23:00)， Shima to Wushanqiancun (06:00–22:30)， Wushanqiancun to Xingqiao (06:00–22:47)， Xingqiao to Wushanqiancun(06:03–22:30)， Wushanqiancun to Dingqiao (06:00–23:00)， and Dingqiao to Wushanqiancun(06:11–22:38)
- Line 4: Puyan to Chihuajie (06:00–22:40)，Chihuajie to Puyan (06:00–22:30), Puyan to Pengbu (06:00–23:00)， and Pengbu to Puyan (06:00–23:09)
- Line 5: Guniangqiao to Jinxing (06:00–22:30), Jinxing to Guniangqiao (06:05–22:34), Shanxian to Jinxing (06:00–22:35), and Jinxing to Shanxian (06:05–23:11)
- Line 6: West Guihua Road to Goujulong (06:02–22:30), Goujulong to West Guihua Road (06:02–22:50), West Guihua Road to Shaungpu (06:02–22:30), and Shaungpu to West Guihua Road (06:01–22:30)
- Line 7: Wushan Square to Jiangdong'er Road (06:00–22:30), Jiangdong'er Road to Wushan Square (06:09–22:30), and Wushang Square to Hehuan Road(06:00–23:15)
- Line 8: Xinwan Road to Wenhai Nan Road (06:05–22:30) and Wenhai Nan Road to Xinwan Road (06:05–23:02)
- Line 9: Long'an to Guanyintang (06:02–23:04) and Guanyintang to Long'an (06:10–23:16)
- Line 10: Yisheng Road to Huanglong Sports Center(06:04–22:54) and Huanglong Sports Center to Yisheng Road (06:01–23:15)
- Line 16: Jiuzhou Street to Lvting Road (06:10–22:33) and Lvting Road to Jiuzhou Street (06:20–23:00)
- Line 19: West Railway Station to Yongsheng Road (06:04–23:15) , Yongsheng Road to West Railway Station (06:00–23:11), West Railway Station to East Railway Station (East Square) (06:04–23:30), and East Railway Station (East Square) to West Railway Station (05:41–23:36)
Three Miniature Pagodas on West Lake
- West Lake: Take Line 1 and get off at Longxiangqiao Station. Walk westward or northward around 400 m (0.2 mi) to reach the West Lake core scenic spot.
- Qinghefang Pedestrian Street: You can take Line 1 and get off at Dingan Road Stop. Walk southward for approximately 10 minutes to reach the famous street.
- The Former Residence of Hu Xueyan: Take Line 5 and get off at Jiangcheng Station. Walk southwest for around 600 m (0.3 mi).
- Xiaoshan International Airport: There 3 lines connecting this station — Line 1, Line 7 and Line 19.
- Hangzhou Railway Station: Two lines connect this station — Line 1 and Line 5.
- Hangzhou East Railway Station: There are two lines connecting this station as well — Line 1 and Line 4.
Hangzhou Metro Tickets and Fare
Hangzhou Metro offers several types of tickets, including single-journey tickets, stored-value cards, multiple-ride tickets, exit tickets, commemorative tickets, test tickets, special access tickets, and employee tickets.
Hangzhou Metro fares are calculated based on the distance traveled. The starting fare is 2 yuan for a 4-kilometer ride. For distances between 4 and 12 kilometers, you can travel an additional 4 kilometers with each 1 yuan. For distances between 12 and 24 kilometers, you can travel an additional 6 kilometers with each 1 yuan. For distances exceeding 24 kilometers, you can travel an additional 8 kilometers with each 1 yuan. The longest single journey on the Hangzhou Metro is 96.7 kilometers, from Jiu Zho Jie station on Line 16 to Xinwan Road station on Line 8.
Hangzhou Metro Ticket Purchase
There are several ways to purchase Hangzhou Metro tickets:
- Ticket Vending Machines: Ticket vending machines are available at all metro stations. They accept various forms of payment, including coins and banknotes. Some machines also support UnionPay cards, Alipay, and other mobile payment options. Simply follow the instructions on the machine's display to select your ticket type and make your payment.
- Mobile Apps: Hangzhou Metro has its official mobile app, which allows users to purchase electronic tickets. Download the app onto your smartphone, create an account, and follow the instructions to select your ticket type, make the payment, and receive your electronic ticket. This convenient option eliminates the need for physical tickets and allows for easy entry and exit through the ticket gates by scanning your QR code on your phone.
- Customer Service Centers: If you prefer to purchase tickets in person or need assistance, you can visit the customer service centers located at certain metro stations. The staff can help you with ticket purchases and provide information on fares, routes, and any other queries you may have. The service center accepts various payment methods, including payment codes and cash.
Useful Travel Tips
- The logo of the Hangzhou Metro takes the subway tunnel as the primary design element and integrates the three letters "Hzm", representing "Hangzhou metro", with "m" in the center.
- Hangzhou's metro has a dedicated app, which travelers can download from app stores or from its official website to buy tickets online.
- We try to provide accurate transportation information as far as possible. However, timings and prices are subject to change depending on the situation there.
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