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Datong Railway Station

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Chinese Name: 大同
Address: No.1 Zhanqian Road, Datong City, Shanxi Province.
Chinese Address: 大同市站前街 1 号
Telephone: 0352-7122922

Where the Trains Going to

Datong Railway StationDatong Railway Station is an important transportation hub that connects Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei Province, Shanxi Province, and the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Regions. There are five major double-track electrified railways, the Beijing-Baotou Railway, the Beijing-Yuanping Railway, the Datong-Zhangjiakou Railway, the Datong-Qinhuangdao Railway, and the Beitongpu Railway. The station also has more than 40 other branch lines and access rail lines. Bullet train lines are under construction or planned between Datong and Xian and Beijing. The station is on the International Railway line to Moscow. This web-like network of railways connect the northern and northwestern parts of China.


Beijing-Baotou line (Beijing - Zhangjiakou - Datong - Jining - Hohhot - Baotou)

Datong-Qinhuangdao line (Datong - Qinhuangdao)

Beijing-Yuanping (Beijing - Datong Lingqiu - Yuanping)

Tongpu line (Datong - Yuncheng)

International Railway (Beijing - Datong - Jining - Erlianhaote - Ulaanbaatar - Moscow)

Yungang line (Datong - Yungang)

Datong-Zhungeer line (Datong – Zhungeer) 

Datong-Xi'an (Datong - Xi'an)

Transportation to Datong Railway Station

Bus:Passengers can take Bus No.1, No.2, No. 4, No. 8, or No. 32 from the railway station to Datong City.

Taxi:Initial fare is 5 or 6 RMB, and then 1.2 RMB per kilometer.

Datong Railway Station Special Tips

  • To book tickets through the phone service, first pay for the ticket through a bank, and then the staff will help reserve your ticket or deliver the ticket to you.
  • All the railway stations around the country are connected, so you can book the ticket you need from anywhere
  • Telephone booking requires an extra 5 RMB per ticket. To get delivery to your door add 15 RMB (delivery service is only available in the city).

Special Service on Datong Railway Station

Passenger shipping:luggage and parcel shipping service.

Cargo shipping: delivering cargo carloads, containers, and cargo security. 

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Q:Marie Asked on 06:20 AM Jan. 26 2012 Reply
How fast is the fastest train from Beijing to Datong ? Is it not faster with a bus ? Which one (train or bus for 6th march).
Hi Marie,

Usually, the bus is faster than a train, but it is suggested to take a train from Beijing to Datong, it is about 6 hours train travel.

We will arrange the train ticket for you if you book a tour package with us. Do you need us to arrange a tour for you?


Coco Coco Yang Replied on 08:24 AM Jan. 29 2012

Q:Alessia Asked on 08:06 AM Aug. 16 2011 Reply
Hi! Please can you tell me if there are a "baggare room" in datong railway station, where I can leave my luggage in order to visit better the city. any suggestion will be appreciate! thank you in advance Alessia
Dear Alessia,

Thank you very much for visiting our Web site and your interest in our services. My name is Robert Hui. I am a travel advisor at China Highlights. It is my pleasure to assist you for your trip to China.

I am sorry to inform you that Datong Railway Station does not offer luggage storage service. May I suggest you to save your luggage in the nearest supermarket (if you do not have too much luggage, please bring your important & valuable things with you), or you can book a room at the nearest hotel or hostel to save your luggage.

And I have sent you an e-mail with a map with suggested hotels for you to save your luggage, please check your in-box (and spam box).

Hope you enjoy your tour to China:) Robert Hui Replied on 02:25 AM Aug. 17 2011