Changsha Railway Station is a transportation hub on Beijing-Guangzhou, Shimen-Changsha, Zhejiang-Jiangxi and Hunan-Guizhou railways. It is 15.5 miles (25 km) from Huanghua International Airport and 6.2 miles (10 km) from the South Railway Station.
Address: East Wuyi Road in Furong District

SCHEDULE AND TICKET BOOKING

The station mainly operates ordinary trains to major domestic cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing and Xian.
Major Rail Lines from this Station to:
Shanghai
Beijing
Guangzhou
Shenzhen
Guilin

To No. Travel Time Ticket Price (CNY)
First Class Seat/Soft Sleeper Second Class Seat/Hard Sleeper
Beijing T146, Z208, K968
3 departures from 17:26 to 23:21
14h35m-20h37m 527.5 343.5
Shanghai South K1375, Z245, K809 from 00:06 and 21:48 10h36m-15h10m 415.5 272.5
Guangzhou K1007, K9075, Z189…
39 departures from 00:22 to 23:04
7h21m-9h20m 275-320 182
Chengdu East K577, K502, K786
from 14:24 to 18:19
18h05m-21h06m 484.5-521.5 317.5-342.5
Chongqing North K577, K502, K356
from 14:24 to 17:41
13h38m-21h49m 388.5-509.5 255.5-331.5
Xian K82, K316, K1296, K226…
10 departures from 01:13 to 19:17
14h18m-20h05m 440.5-497.5 288.5-325
Zhangjiajie T8316, T8326, K1376…
7 departures from 04:14 to 22:17
4h34m-5h56m 161.5-277.5 108.5-185.5

STATION PLAN

Facing west with an area of 10 acres, the station consists of the front square and a 2-storey station building. There is a clock tower with a height of 207 feet on the top of the station building. It is a landmark of the station, and reminds passengers of the time. To the south of the square is the ticket office. Bus stops, taxi stands and parking lots for private cars are in the front square, too.

2F: waiting room, VIP lounge, soft seat waiting room, toilet
1F: station hall, platforms, waiting room, nursing room, waiting room for soliders, entrance, exit

HOW TO GET TO THE TRAIN STATION FROM DOWNTOWN AREA?
Arrival by bus:
At Railway Station Bus Stop: 1, 7, 9, 12, 101, 104, 105, 107, 108, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 114 (inter-zone line), 117, 118, 121, 126, 127, 135, 136, 139, 148, 158, 168, 168 (inter-zone line), 171, 202, 317, 401, 602, 803, 805, Lishan Special Line, Sightseeing bus line 1 and 3
At Civil Aviation Hotel: Airport Shuttle Bus (Railway Station Line)
At Rongyuan Road Intersection: 1, 112, 127, 136, 142, 168, 311, 405, 501, 701
At Wulipai: 101, 110, 112, 114, 114 (inter-zone line), 126, 127, 139, 142, 148, 158, 311, 405, 501, 602, 701, 805

Arrival by subway line 2:When getting off the subway, passengers get out from exit 3 or 2 to go to the station quickly.

Arrival by taxi:
Passengers arriving by taxi will get off at the front square.

From Time (minutes) Cost (CNY)
South Railway Station 25 30
Huanghua International Airport 30 70
Mawangdui Han Tombs 10 10
Hunan Provincial Museum 15 15

TICKET CHECK AND BOARDING

Before checking in, passengers should know where to have their tickets checked by reading the tickets carefully. After that, go to the platforms to get onboard. Please note that place the luggage in the right place when aboard in case that it falls and hurts others.

HOW TO EXIT AND LEAVE THE STATION?
Upon arriving, all passengers will get out from the exit to the front square where passengers can find bus, subway or taxi to leave the station according to their routes.

Leave by subway:
Subway entrance for line 2 is close to the ticket office at the south side of the front square.

Leave by bus:
Bus stops are located in the northwest of the front square. Passengers can go there to take bus to their destinations.

Leave by taxi:
Taxi stands can also be found on the front square.

Leave by long-distance bus: Changzhutan Coach Station is situated 600 yards to the northwest side of the station. Passengers can take long-distance bus to get to Zhuzhou, Xiangtan, Fenghuang and Zhangjiajie.

Transportation to other places:
South Train Station: Take subway line 2 to get there directly. One should get out through exit 2.

Huanghua International Airport: Take Airport Shuttle Bus Line at the Civil Aviation Hotel (400 yards to the west side of the station) and get off at the airport. The bus is available from 05:20 to 22:30 with an interval of 15 minutes. The travel time is usually 40 minutes and the ticket fare is CNY15.5.

Mawangdui Han Tombs: Take bus line 112 to Mawangdui Hospital South. After, walk 230 yards (210 meters) northward to the destination.
Hunan Provincial Museum: Take bus line 136 or 113 at the station and get off at Provincial Museum Station. And then walk 340 yards (310 meters) eastward to the destination.

Zhangjiajie Scenic Spot:
1. Take a train to Zhangjiajie. After getting off, go to Zhangjiajie Bus Terminal (470 yards to the northwest side of Zhangjiajie Railway Station) to take buses to Wulingyuan Bus Station. It takes 45 minutes and costs CNY12. And then take bus line 1 or 2 to the ticket office of the scenic spot. From Zhangjiajie Bus Terminal, there are also buses to other scenic sites of the city.
2. Or passengers can take coaches at Changzhutan Coach Station to Zhangjiajie Bus Terminal. The coach is available at 08:20, 09:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:40, 14:50, 16:00, 17:30, and 19:00. It takes about 4 hours and the ticket fare is CNY120. Upon arrival, change to local bus to the scenic spot.

Fenghuang Ancient Town:
Take coaches at Changzhutan Coach Station to Fenghuang Ancient Town directly. The coach is available at 07:30, 10:00, 14:50 and 16:50. It usually takes about 5 hours and the ticket fare is CNY158.

FACILITIES AND SERVICES
Ticket Office: The ticket office is located to the south side of the front square. There are 28 ticket windows in service. If passengers purchase tickets with the passports, they should go to the windows 9 – 12, which mainly deal with tickets for overseas passengers.

Waiting Rooms: There are six waiting rooms available in the station for passengers’ convenience. The first waiting room, a VIP lounge and a soft seat waiting room are on the second floor. The other two waiting rooms are at the west and east sides of the first floor. In addition, a waiting room for solider and a nursing room for babies and mothers can be found in the northwest corner of the first floor. Hot drinking water and toilets are provided in each waiting room.

Please note that only soft seat/sleeper ticket holders are permitted to enter the soft seat/sleeper waiting room and they can get onboard through the green channel 30 minutes earlier than normal check-in time. Water, newspaper, magazines and WI-FI hotspots are provided for free. Likewise, only pregnant passengers and passengers traveling with babies can use the nursing room. They are also allowed to get onboard earlier than others.

Luggage Service: Passengers can find several left luggage spots near the exit of the station. It usually charges CNY 5 for small bags and CNY 10 for large luggage within 24 hours.

China Railway Express: The service is provided in the south side of the station building where passengers can consign luggage.

Inquiry: Information desk can be found at the east side of the entrance on 1F. Passengers can go there to search information of the schedule, departure time, arrival time etc. or seek advice or help.

CHANGSHA SOUTH RAILWAY STATION

Changsha South Railway Station is 8 miles (13 km) from Wuyi Square (city center), 6 miles (10 km) from Changsha Railway Station and 11 miles (18 km) from Huanghua International Airport. The South Train Station works closely with the subway, maglev, city buses, taxis, and long distance buses to provide convenient transport for passengers.
Address: Nanhu Road, Yuhua District

Schedule and Ticket Booking
The station serves as the transportation hub for Beijing-Guangzhou and Shanghai-Kunming High Speed Railways. It only operates bullet trains including these to and from Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Guilin, and Qingdao etc.

Major Rail Lines from this Station to:

Shanghai
Beijing
Guangzhou
Shenzhen
Guilin

Desyinations No. Travel Time Ticket Price (CNY)
First Class Seat Second Class Seat
Beijing West G502, G84, G488…
17 departures from 07:43 to 17:05
5h40m-7h24m 1,038 649
D924, D904, D910, D928
4 departures from 23:03 to 23:23 every Friday to next Monday
7h48m/7h55m 491
Guangzhou South G6101, G6013, G6105…
102 departures from 07:06 to 21:33
2h22m-2h55m 504 314
Shanghai Hongqiao G1342, G1346, G1348…
31 departures from 07:07 to 22:33
4h26m-6h41m 699.5/798.5 470.5/478
Xian North G640, G832, G818, G822…
7 departures from 08:53 to 16:32
6h00m-6h22m 940 587
Wuhan G502, G1746, G288, G1848…
95 departures from 07:43 to 22:00
1h17m-2h21m 264.5 164.5
Qingdao G288, G276 at 08:00 and 09:33 10h06m/10h18m 1,218.5 785
Guilin G535, G431, G425…
13 departures from 07:11 to 16:32
3h15m-3h39m 250 181.5
Shenzhen North G9673, G6011, G6013…
36 departures from 06:35 to 19:29
2h55m-3h38m 603.5 388.5

Station Plan

The station can be divided into three zones: west square, east square and five-storey terminal building. The roof of the terminal building resembles the ups and downs of mountains and water waves, so as the platform canopies. The unique design makes the station co-exists finely with the surrounding landscape.

Floor West Square Station Building East Square
2F Waiting Hall
1F Entrance, taxi drop-off area Entrance hall, platforms, ticket counters Entrance, taxi drop-off area
-1F Exit, Lituo Long-distance Bus Station Arrival floor, ticket counters Exit, City bus stops, taxi stands, subway entrance, maglev entrance
-2F Taxi stands, subway entrance Subway transfer hall Parking lots
-3F Subway platform Subway platform Parking lots

Note:
1. Platforms and boarding gates for Beijing-Guangzhou High Speed Railway are in the west of the station and those for Shanghai-Kunming High Speed Railway are in the east of the station. So to save you time, passengers who travel in north-south direction are advised to enter via west square and passengers who travel in east-west direction should use east square.
2. Lituo Long-distance Bus Station has buses to well-known scenic spots, such as Zhangjiajie, Phoenix Ancient Cityand Mt. Shaoshan.

How to transfer between Changsha South Railway Station and downtown
By bus:
The city bus stops are set up in the south side on -1F of east square. There are buses including No. 8, 16, 63, 63 (express line), 66, 68, 124, 135, 148, 148 (branch line), 159, 160, 208, 348, 503, 601, Airport Express Line (South Coach Station Line).

By Subway:
The subway line 2 has a stop at the Changsha South Train Station. There are bilingual signs showing the way between the railway entrance/exit and subway platforms.

By Maglev:
Maglev is the most convenient and fastest way for transfer between the station and airport. Travelers can go to -1F of east square to take it.

By Taxi:
Passengers arriving by taxi will be dropped off at the drop-off areas on the 1F right outside to the entrance. For passengers who travel to downtown, the taxi pick-up stands can be found at -2F on west square and -1F on east square.

To/From Time (minutes) Cost
Changsha Railway Station 25 CNY35
Huanghua International Airport 40 CNY60
Wuyi Square (City Center) 30 CNY35

How to get to popular places from the station
Changsha Railway Station: Take subway line 2 to get there directly and get out from exit 3.
Wuyi Square (City Center): Take subway line 2 to Wuyi Square and get out from exit 7.
Huanghua Airport:
1. Take Express Line at South Railway Station Bus Stop to Huanghua Airport. The bus departs from 08:25 to 17:25 every 60 minutes and 17:25 to 20:00 every 30 minutes. The travel time is about 40 minutes and the ticket fare is CNY20.5.
2. Take a Maglev Train to the airport. It is available between 09:00 and 18:00 with an interval of 25 minutes. Duration is about 20 minutes and ticket fare is CNY 20.

Fenghuang Ancient Town:
Take a coach at Lituo Express Bus Station on the west square of the station to Fenghuang Ancient Town. The coach is available at 12:20, 15:00 and 16:30. The travel time is about 6 hours and the ticket fare is CNY150.
Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area in Zhangjiajie:
Take a coach at Lituo Bus Station to Zhangjiajie Bus Terminal. The coach is available at 11:40, 13:00, 14:10, 15:20 and 16:50. The travel time is about 5.5 hours and the ticket fare is CNY135. And then change to buses to Wulingyuan Bus Station and the ticket fare is CNY12 within 45 minutes. After getting off, passengers can take bus line 1 or 2 to the ticket office of the scenic spot. From Zhangjiajie Bus Terminal, passengers can also take buses to other scenic sites in the city.

FACILITIES AND SERVICES
Ticket Office: There are totally 27 ticket counters in the station, 17 in the west side of the station building and 10 in the east. They can be found on the -1F and 1F.

Waiting Hall: 2F is a major waiting hall which consists of normal waiting rooms and VIP rooms. Passengers can find their corresponding waiting room according to the LED screens. In the waiting hall, there are restaurants, cafés, newsstands, toilets, drinking water and convenience shops. There is a customer service center inside the hall.

Left Luggage: There are luggage storage cabinets available in the waiting hall on 2F. It usually charges CNY10 per bag for every 12 hours (less than 12 hours will be counted as 12 hours)

CHANGSHA TRAIN SCHEDULE

There are two railway stations in Changsha, Changsha Railway Station and South Railway Station.
Changsha Railway Station is a transportation hub of the Jingguang (Beijing – Guangzhou) Line and Shichang (Shimen – Changsha) Line. It also operates trains to other main cities such as Shanghai, Chengdu, Fuzhou, and Shenzhen.

South Railway Station operates high speed rail only. It is a high speed rail transportation hub of the Jianggang (Beijing – Kowloon) Line, Hukun (Shanghai – Kunming) Line, and Yuxia (Chongqing – Xiamen) Line. From there passengers can reach to all the major cities in China.

From To Train No. Travel Time Distance (km) Ticket Price (CNY)
First Class Seat/Soft Sleeper Second Class Seat/Hard Sleeper
Changsha
Beijing West K472, Z98, T290, K22… 15 departures from 00:01 to 23:48 13h55m-22h02m 1587 527.5 343.5
Shanghai South K1375, Z245, K809 from 00:06 to 21:48 10h36m-15h10m 1177 415.5 272.5
Xian K82, K316, K1296, K226…
10 departures from 01:13 and 19:17
14h18m-20h05m 1469 440.5-497.5 288.5-325.5
Guangzhou K1007, K9075, Z189… 37 departures from 00:22 to 23:04 7h21m-9h20m 707 275 182
Guilin Z5 at 06:15 5h19m 529 214 142
Guilin North K1627, K21, Z335, Z285…
7 departures from 04:40 to  20:55
5h05m-7h59m 521
Kunming Z161, K471, K337, Z53…
5 departures from 03:01 to 23:30
19h21m-25h01m 1587 527.5/537 343.5/351
Lhasa Z264 at 19:17 46h13m 4173 1,293.5 832.5
Nanchang T145, K785 at 05:37 and 13:10 4h54m-5h42m 419 174.5 117.5
Guiyang Z161, K471, Z77, K337… 8 departures from 03:01 to 23:30 12h05m-14h08m 949 351 230
Chongqing North K577, K502, K356 from 14:42 to 17:41 13h38m-21h49m 1094 509.5 388.5
Chengdu East K577, K502, K786 from 14:24 to 18:19 18h05m-21h06m 1407 484.5/521.5 299.5-342.5
Hangzhou East K1375, Z245 at 00:06 and 20:08 8h41m/12h24m 1010 363.5 237.5
Nanning K1627, K21, Z5, Z335…
7 departures from 04:40 to 14:18
9h18m-15h50m 1151 337-427.5 221-272.5
Jinan T180, Z168, K1074 from 04:08 to 15:36 14h39m-18h13m 1291 440.5/527.5 288.5/343.5
Shenyang North Z14, T124, Z236 from 00:48 to 04:00 21h49m-26h01m 2386 703 456
Zhangjiajie T8316, K966…
7 departures from 04:14 to 22:17
4h34m-5h56m 396 161.5/277.5 108.5/185.5
Haikou Z201, K1167, K457 from 08:07 to 20:55 20h25m-23h45m 1467 603.5/721.5 395.5/439.5
Changsha South Beijing West G502, G84, G488, G72… 17 departures from 07:43 to 17:05 5h40m-7h24m 1591 1,038 649
Shanghai Hongqiao G1342, G1344, G1346… 26 departures from 07:07 to 18:12 4h26m-6h41m 1083 798.5 478
Xian North G640, G832, G96…
9 departures from 08:53 to 16:17
5h11m-6h22m 1412 940/945 587/590
Guangzhou South G6101, G6013, G6105…
89 departures from 07:06 to  21:16
2h22m-2h55m 707 504 314
Shenzhen North G6011, G6013, G6029…
35 departures from 07:00 to 19:29
2h55m-3h33m 809 603.5 388.5
Wuhan G502, G1746, G288…
93 departures from 07:43 to 22:00
1h17m-2h21m 362 264.5 164.5
Guilin G535, G431, G425, G423… 13 departures from 07:11 to 16:32 3h15m-3h39m 519 250 181.5
Nanjing South G1482, G1744, G1484…
10 departures from 08:40 to 18:04
4h46m-7h17m 878 463.5-987 331.5-589.5
Zhengzhou East G502, G288, G1848, G294…
37 departures from 07:43 to 19:23
3h05m-4h10m 898 630.5 393.5
Qingdao G288, G276 at 08:00 and 09:33 10h06m/10h18m 1705 979 655
Tianjin G294 at 08:47 8h09m 1604 1,067.5 666.5
Nanchang West G1342, G1344…
56 departures from 07:07 to 22:06
1h26m-2h02m 342 264.5 157
D2606, D2602 at 14:15 and 16:22 1h52m/2h00m 169 105.5

Major Rail Lines from Changsha to:

Beijing
Shanghai
Guangzhou
Shenzhen
Guilin

 

 

 

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