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Shanghai Railway Station

Content List:

  1. Contact Information
  2. Public Transportation Connections to Shanghai Railway Station
  3. Shanghai Railway Station to PVG Airport
  4. Shanghai Railway Station to Hongqiao Airport

Shanghai Railway Station Photo
Shanghai Railway Station. Shanghai Railway Station is a top class station on Beijing - Shanghai Railway, Shanghai - Kunming Railway and Shanghai - Nanjing Intercity Railway. Comparing to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, it looks a bit old. However, unlike Hongqiao Station in the suburban area, it has good location with convenient transportation and hotel, supermarkets in the neighbourhood, therefore, many people would choose to go here to catch the train.

Address & Contact Details

☞ Name: Shanghai Railway Station、 Shanghai Station、Shanghai New Station
☛ Chinese Name: 上海火车站、上海站
☑ Address: No. 303, Moling Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai
☒ Chinese Address: 上海市静安区秣陵路303号
🚄 Number of Platforms: 7 platforms with 15 tracks
➀ classfication: top class station
🚉 TMIS Code: 30671
☆ Wechat Public Account ID: shanghaitielu
☆ Weibo Account Address:
☎ Telephone: 0086-21-12306. Please note, the operator speaks Chinese only.
🕐 Opening Hours: 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

Public Transportations to the Station

🚌 Getting here by Bus: Shanghai city bus routes 115, 117, 305, 306, 310, 823, 912, 929, 942 and 962 stop at the North Square of Shanghai Railway Station (上海火车站北广场); City bus routes 104, 109, 301, 302, 308, 315, 322, 324, 328, 329, 837, 927, 930, 941, 955 and airport bus line 5 stop at the South Square of Shanghai Railway Station (上海火车站南广场)

🚇 Getting here by Metro: Shanghai Metro Line 1, Line 3 and Line 4 stop at Shanghai Railway Station (上海火车站). The Metro Station of Shanghai Railway Station has 6 exits. Of them, No.1, No. 2 and No. 6 exits are more close to Shanghai Railway Station.

❕ FYR, on the north square of Shanghai Railway Station, there is Shanghai General Coach Station where passengers can take the coach to go to the neighbouring cities the train can't reach.

Shanghai Railway Station Left Luggage Place
Left Luggage Place of Shanghai Railway Station.You can find the left luggage places at the exits and left luggage lockers in the waiting hall. It is said the service rate for left luggage is quite high, don't try to leave your luggage here unless you have to do so.

Travel between Shanghai Station and Pudong Airport

  • Option 1. Airport Bus
  • Passengers can take the airport bus line 5 (15 - 20 minutes per) to travel between Shanghai Railway Station and PVG Airport directly. There are five stops along the way and riding time is about 90 minutes if the traffic condition is good with ticket fare of CNY 24 Yuan. Airport bus is available from 07:00 to 23:00.
    ✔ Remark: This is the easiest way for travel. You don't need to make any transfer, what's more, the airport bus has enough space to accommodate your baggage.
  • Option 2. Maglev Train + Metro Intermodal Transporation
  • Passenger can take maglev train at Pudong Airport and alight at Longyang Road station to change to metro line 2. Upon arrival at People's Square station, passenger can then change to metro line 1 to go to Shanghai Railway Station. Travel time is about one hour and cost is CNY 57 Yuan. Operation hour for Shanghai metro is from 06:00 to 23:00 Monday to Sunday.
    ✖ Attention: If you are traveling with big luggage, don't try to use metro during peak periods from 7:00 am to 9:00 am as well as from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm as it would be overcrowded by then.
  • Option 3. Taxi
  • Driving distance between Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Railway Station is about 50 kilometers. To take taxi, it takes 70 to 90 minutes.

Shanghai Railway Station Photo
No. 5 Waiting Room of Shanghai Railway Station.Shanghai Railway Station has quite many waiting rooms which are mainly located on the 2nd floor. Upon arrival to the station, travelers please firstly find the corresponding waiting room to your train and make sure you are waiting at the right place.

Travel between Shanghai Station and Hongqiao Airport

  • Option 1: Metro
  • Passenger can take metro line 2 from Hongqiao Airport to People's Square station and then change to metro line 1 to go to Shanghai Railway Station. Journey time is more than half an hour and ticket price is CNY 5 Yuan. Operation hour for Shanghai subway is from 06:00 to 23:00 Monday to Sunday.
  • Option 2: Taxi
  • Driving distance between Hongqiao Airport and Shanghai Railway Station is 17 kilometers and driving time is about half an hour if traffic is good. To take a taxi, it costs around CNY 60 Yuan in daytime's working hours.

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