Hangzhou East Railway Station (Hangzhou Dong Train Station 杭州东站)is located at 1 Tiancheng Road, Jianggan District, Hangzhou. The station, with 28 platforms and 30 rail lines, became operational in July 2013. It serves as an important hub for several railway routes, including Hukun Line (沪昆线, Shanghai – Kunming Line), Hangning High Speed Railway (杭宁高铁, Hangzhou – Ningbo), Huhang High Speed Railway (沪杭高铁, Shanghai – Hangzhou), Hangchang High Speed Railway (杭长高铁, Hangzhou – Changsha), Hanghuang Line (杭黄客运专线, Hangzhou – Huangshan Line) and Shanghang Line (商杭客运专线, Shangqiu – Hangzhou Line), with Huhang Maglev Line (沪杭磁悬浮, Shanghai - Hangzhou) is under construction.
The station consists of two squares, one station building and 15 platforms. The station building has four levels. Hangzhou Metro links the city to the station’s underground level, namely Metro Arrival Level while passengers taking buses or taxis will arrive at the East Square and West Square. B1 underground is the Departure Level, Waiting Hall is on the ground floor (also named G-Level) and F2 is another Departure Hall, featuring with restaurants, cafés, shops and other facilities.
An important transportation hub in eastern China, Hangzhou East Railway Station is a scheduled stop along several high-speed rail lines including Nanjing – Hangzhou High-Speed Rail (HSR), Hangzhou– Ningbo HSR, Shanghai – Hangzhou HSR, and Hangzhou –Huang shan HSR. It also serves high-speed bullet trains (G and D trains) en route to Shanghai Hongqiao, Ningbo East, Beijing South, Jinan West, Hefei Station, Xiamen North, Nanjing South, Fuzhou South, and Tianjin West, as well as a few conventional trains (K and T trains) to other destinations. You can find more trains and destinations served by this station using our China Train Search feature.
D-trains: Ningbo, Nanchang, Shanghai, Wenzhou, Jiujiang, Fuzhou, Zhengzhou, Nanjing, Xiamen, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and etc.
G-trains: Shanghai, Jiangshan, Quzhou, Nanjing, Ningbo, Wenzhou, Hefei, Nanchang, Changzhou, Huainan, Cangnan and etc.
T-trains: Guilin, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Kunming, Nanning and etc. K-trains: Nanchang, Yingtan, Ningbo, Jiujiang, Changsha, Jinggangshan, Fuzhou, Wuchang, Ganzhou, Fuzhou, Suzhou and etc.
Z-trains: Shenzhen and Shanghai
Hangzhou’s downtown is called Wulin Square and is located in Wulin District, 38 km from Hangzhou East Railway Station.
By taxi: A taxi from Wulin Square to Hangzhou East station takes about 40 minutes and costs100 yuan.
By metro: You can take Line 1 from the metro’s Wulin Square Station to Hangzhou East. It takes30 minutes and costs 3 yuan.
By bus: Many buses will get you to Hangzhou East, including bus 20, 28, 31, 93, 107, 108, 179, 200,224, 227, 228and more. Cost ranges from 1 to 3yuan.
The main Hangzhou Railway Station, located in Shangcheng District, is 12km from Hangzhou East station.
By taxi: It takes about 20 minutes and costs 30 yuan.
By metro: Line 1 provides a direct link from Hangzhou East to the main Hangzhou station. It takes about 25 minutes and costs 3 yuan.
By bus: Take bus 105 to Jianguo North Railway Station and then transfer to bus 90. The cost is between 2 and 4 yuan. It is about a 45-minute ride from Hangzhou East.
Hangzhou South Railway Station is located in Xiaoshan District. The distance between the two stations is 25 km.
By taxi: It takes about 50 minutes and costs between 100 and 120 yuan
By metro: Take Line 1 and get off at Xixing Station. Then transfer to bus K706, K300, or 328 to get to Hangzhou South station. The cost is between 3 and 5 yuan and the trip takes 1 hour.
By bus: Take bus304, 108, 864, K20, or 20and get off at Xintang Road Station and then transfer to bus 537 to get to Hangzhou South. It takes about 90 minutes and costs between 4 and 5 yuan.
Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, located in Xiaoshan District, is 27km from Hangzhou’s downtown.
By taxi: It is a 40-minute ride from Hangzhou East station to Xiaoshan Airport and costs 90 yuan.
By metro: Take Line 1 from Hangzhou East to the main Hangzhou station, and then take an airport shuttle bus to the airport.
West Lake, located in West Lake District, is 15 km from Hangzhou East Railway Station.
By taxi: It takes about 20 minutes and costs 25 yuan.
By metro: Take Line 1 and get off at Longxiang Bridge Station, and leave the station through Exit C. It takes about 30 minutes and costs 3 yuan.
By bus: Take Bus 28 from Hangzhou East to the Wulin Gate bus stop and then walk to West Lake. It takes about 50 minutes and costs 2 yuan.
Wuzhen, a renowned ancient water town located in Tongxiang City in Zhejiang Province, is about 80km northeast of Hangzhou. You will need to take either an ordinary or a coach bus from Hangzhou to Wuzhen.
First you need to get from Hangzhou East Railway Station to Hangzhou East Bus Station located at 251 Genshan West Road, Hangzhou City. By taxi: It is about 20 minutes and the cost is 15 yuan. By bus :Take 105 from Wangjiajing to Jingtan North Street bus station, and then walk to Hangzhou East bus station. The cost is 2 yuan and it takes about 30 minutes.
Buses leave Hangzhou East bus station going to Wuzhen at 06:25, 06:45, 08:15, 08:30, 09:45, 10:05, 11:25, 11:45, 12:55, 15:05, 13:15, 14:45, 16:15, 16:25, 18:15, and 18:35.It is a 45-minute ride and costs The cost is between 2 and 3 yuan.
First you need to get from Hangzhou East Railway Station to the Hangzhou Passenger Transportation Center, which is 8 km from Hangzhou East Railway Station. By taxi: It is a 10-minute ride and costs about 10 yuan. By bus: Take 509 from the Gao Tangqiao West to the Lingpin North bus station, and then walk to the Passenger Transportation Center. It takes about 30 minutes and costs 23 yuan.
If you are a citizen of another country, you must show your passport (or a copy of your passport) to buy tickets so you will need to make your purchase at a ticket window in one of the stations.
You can purchase tickets at any railway station in Hangzhou. Some ticket windows are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you have a bank account at a local bank, you can book tickets online atwww.12306.cn. The site does not accept overseas credit cards.
If you have an ID card issued by the Chinese government, you can purchase tickets from machines located at most railway stations.