Hangzhou Metro, Hangzhou Metro Map, Hangzhou Metro Lines

Written by ivana Updated Oct. 31, 2023

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 Map

Hangzhou Metro Operating Hours

The Hangzhou Metro operates from as early as 5:54 am until the last train at 0:08 am, with all stations offering services between 6:30 am and 10:30 pm.

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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:

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