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Photo 1: A Photo of Wuhan Hankou Railway Station

Wuhan Train Travel Guide


 There are altogether three railway stations in Wuhan including Wuchang Railway Station and Wuhan Railway Station in Wuchang District and Hankou Railway Station in Hankou District.


 This web page has several parts, please click on link below to browse what you are interested in:
  1. Guide for Wuhan Railway Station
  2. Guide for Wuchang Railway Station
  3. Guide for Hankou Railway Station
  4. Transportation Guide to Travel between Different Train Stations and Airport
  5. Taxi Fares in Wuhan

Part One: Wuhan Railway Station


 Wuhan Railway Station ranks among high speed rail stations. It is the initial station of the Wuguang (Wuhan-Guangzhou) High-speed Railway, and one of the stops for Huhanrong (Shanhai-Wuhan-Chengdu) High-speed Railway under construction and Jingguang (Beijing-Guangzhou) High-speed Railway, running mainly for high speed bullet trains.

Layout Map of Wuhan Railway Station

Photo of Wuhan Train Station
Photo 2: Front View of Wuhan Railway Station.
 As the largest one of the three stations in Wuhan, Wuhan Railway Station has a total construction area of 355, 000 square meters, containing 20 tracks and 11 platforms.
 The building of Wuhan Railway Station is the most magnificent in the World, which has altogether 5 floors, and the function of each floor is that: basement 1 is used as underground parking, the ground floor passenger exit, the 2nd floor platform, the 3rd floor the waiting room, the 4th floor commercial service facilities.
 Wuhan Railway Station was put into service on December 26th, 2009 with Wuguang( Wuhan-Guangzhou) High-speed Railway being opening to traffic.
 Wuhan Railway Station is situated at Yang Chunhu, Qingshan District, Wuhan. At the present stage, Nine initial bus lines around the station are available to-and-from other railway stations (Wuchang Railway Station, Hankou Railway Station), highway passenger stations (Xinhua Road passenger station, Xinrong Village passenger station), and public transit hubs.
Photo of Wuhan Train Station
Photo 3: Interior Photo Wuhan Railway Station.

 Bus lines and service time:
 No.234 special bus lines for suburb: from the crossing of Liberation Road with Dijiao Front Street to Wuhan Railway Station, with the fare of CNY 2 Yuan.
 No.525 bus: From Qunli village to Wuhan Railway Station, with the fare of CNY 1Yuan.
 No.540 bus: From the East Square of Wuchang Railway Station to Wuhan Railway Station, with the fare of CNY 2 Yuan.
 No.551 bus: From the Pacific Bus Parking to Wuhan Railway Station, with the fare of CNY 2 Yuan.
 No.610 bus: From Hankou Railway Station to Wuhan Railway Station, with the fare of CNY 1Yuan for ordinary bus, 2 Yuan for high grade bus.
 No.643 bus: From Guanggu Square at Lumo Road to Wuhan Railway Station, with the fare of CNY 1Yuan for ordinary bus, 2 Yuan for high grade bus
 No.108 bus: From the Wang Lane at Minquan Road to Wuhan Railway Station, with the fare of CNY 2 Yuan.
 No.513 bus: From Guanggu Square at Lumo Road to Wuhan Railway Station, with the fare of CNY 1 Yuan.
 No.297 bus: From ¡°Hankou North¡± to Wuhan Railway Station, with the fare of CNY 2 Yuan.
 The Subway:
 Wuhan Metro Line 4 under construction (Wuhan Railway Station-Wuchang Railway Station-Huangjinkou)
 Wuhan Metro Line 10 under construction (Changfu-Hankou Railway Station-Yangluo) Wuhan Railway Station and Yangchunhu Station.
Photo of Wuchang Train Station
Photo 4: Front View of Wuchang Railway Station.

Part Two: Wuchang Railway Station


 Wuchang Railway Station, built in 1916, is located at the southeast corner of ZhongShan Road, Wuchang District, Wuhan, where Jingguang (Beijing-Guangzhou) Railway and Wujiu (Wuchang-Jiujiang) met.
 The new Wuchang Railway Station was put into service on Dec. 19th, 2007.

Layout Map of Wuchang Railway Station


 The new 3-floor station building contains 12 waiting rooms: 8 for the public and 4 for special use including 1 for distinguished guests, 1 for VIPs, 1 for group travelers and 1 for the aged, the weak, the sick and the disabled. It can accommodate 8000 people simultaneously.
 The first floor is used as Exit, Entrance for group passengers, and the Left-baggage Office; the second floor is for No.1 and No.2 pubic waiting rooms as well as 4 special waiting rooms; The third floor is for No.3 to No.8 public waiting rooms.
 There are "barrier-free waiting room" especially for wheelchair users and "nursing room" especially for mothers with infants on the left side of waiting room on the second floor.
 There are altogether 5 platforms in Wuchang Railway Station, and the passengers can take the elevator or go directly there via overbridge from waiting room.
 The square in front of Wuchang Railway Station is set up 333 parking spaces, 2 entrances of subway, and 23 bus lines, for the convenience of passengers.
 Both normal trains and high-speed bullet trains run by way of Wuchang Railway Station.

Part Three: Hankou Railway Station


 Hankou Railway Station, the largest European Style station throughout the country, is situated at Development Avenue, Jianghan District, Hankou, Wuhan.
 It serves the regular trains and high-speed bullet trains, mainly used as a stop for trains running east-west such as Huhanrong (Shanhai-Wuhan-Chengdu) High-speed Railway. Besides, it also serves trains on Jingguang (Beijing-Guangzhou) Railway and Handan (Hankou-Danjiang) Railway.
 Passengers from here could go directly to the 4 municipalities, 26 provincial capital cities among 30 provinces, cities and autonomous regions all over the country.
Photo of Wuhan Hankou Train Station
Photo 5: Hankou Railway Station.


Part Four: Guide for Traveling among Different Train stations and Airport in Wuhan


    Wuhan Railway Station to Wuchang Railway Station
  1. Bus
  2. Passengers could take No.540 bus from Wuhan Railway Station directly to the east square of Wuchang Railway Station. It will take about one hour and a half with a fare of CNY 2 Yuan. Service Time of the bus is from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., with average 10 minutes¡¯ interval.
  3. Taxi
  4. It will take about 30 minutes and cost at least CNY 38 Yuan for you to cover the shortest distance of about 17 kilometers by taxi.
    Wuhan Railway Station to Hankou Railway Station
  5. Bus
  6. Passengers could take No.610 bus to travel between these two stations. It will take about 70 minutes with a fare of CNY 2 Yuan, if there is no traffic jam.
  7. Taxi
  8. The shortest distance between these two stations is at least 23 kilometers. It will take about 40 minutes with a fare of CNY 50 Yuan or so (exclusive of the highway toll) by taxi.
    Wuhan Railway Station to Wuhan Tianhe Airport
  9. Airport Bus
  10. There are 10 direct buses running for Tianhe Airport. Departure time from Wuhan Railway Station is: 9:00, 10:20, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00£¬ 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, and 18:00. It will take 55 minutes with a fare of CNY 37 Yuan per person for the whole journey of 52 kilometers or so.
  11. Taxi
  12. It will take about an hour and cost at least CNY 90 Yuan for passengers to cover the shortest distance of about 40 kilometers between Wuhan Train Station and Tianhe Airport by taxi.
    WuChang Railway Station to Hankou Railway Station
  13. Bus
  14. There are a number of buses running between these two places. No.10 bus is the fastest among them taking about one hour with a fare of CNY 2 Yuan.
  15. Taxi
  16. It will take about 30 minutes and cost CNY 40 Yuan or so for passengers to cover the shortest distance of about 17 kilometers between Wuchang Station and Hankou Station by taxi.
    Wuchang Railway Station to Tianhe Airport
  17. Airport Bus
  18. Coming out of Wuchang Railway Station, passengers could walk about 400 meters to Hongji Highway Passenger Station to take Airport bus Line 3 to Wuhan Tianhe Airport. It will take about 90 minutes with a fare of CNY 32 Yuan for the whole journey covering 35 kilometers. Service time of Airport bus is from 8:15 a.m. to 8:15 p.m., leaving each hour.
  19. Taxi
  20. It will take about 70 minutes and cost at least CNY 90 Yuan for you to cover the distance of about 40 kilometers between Wuchang Station and Tianhe Airport by taxi.
    Hankou Railway Station to Tianhe Airport
  21. Airport Bus
  22. Walking 420 meters from Hankou Railway Station to Hankou Jinjiadun Highway Passenger Station, passengers could take Airport Bus Line 2 to Tianhe Airport. It will take about 40 minutes with a fare of CNY17 Yuan. Service time of Airport Bus Line 2 is from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., leaving every 30 minutes.
  23. Taxi
  24. It will take 30 minutes and cost about CNY 60 Yuan(including the toll fee ) for passengers to cover the shortest distance of about 22 kilometers by taxi.
Photo of Hankou Train Station
Photo 6: Interior Photo of Hankou Railway Station.


Part Five: Taxi Fares in Wuhan


 In Wuhan City, the flag-down fare of a normal taxi is CNY 6 Yuan (2 kilometers), 1.4 Yuan per more kilometers afterwards. The flag-down fare of a high grade taxi is 8 Yuan (2 kilometers), 2 Yuan per more kilometers afterwards. The fuel surcharge is 2 Yuan, which means that the passengers must pay the driver additional 2 Yuan besides the fare.

Frequently Asked Questions on Wuhan Rail Travel

Message:
Hi, would like to know
I want to take the high speed bullet train from Guangzhou to Wuhan and I will stay at Wuhan Zhaorui International Hotel located at No. 160 Gaoxiong Road (close to Hankou Business & Financial District and Real Estate Exchange Center). may i know for the train stop at wuhan, should i choose to stop at Wuhan or Wuhan Hankou?
Thanks a lot for you reply.
Answer:
I want to advise you choose your train firstly, don't try to select destination. Reason is that there are more trains leaving for Wuhan Station than Wuhan Hankou from Guangzhou. That means, if you want to book train for Hankou, you will have only a limited number of trains to select.
Let me list Distance required for you:
1.Distance from Wuhan Hankou Station to Wuhan Zhaorui International Hotel (hotel you required) is about 4km. It takes about 10 minutes to ride on a taxi and taxi fare is about CNY 15 Yuan.
2.Distance from Wuhan Station to the hotel mentioned is about 19km. It takes about half an hour to ride on a taxi and taxi fare is about CNY 45 Yuan.


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