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Changsha-Taiyuan Trains

Only one pair of normal-speed trains and one pair of high-speed trains operate between Changsha and Taiyuan, limiting the amount of available choices.

Changsha–Taiyuan High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 1,542 kilometers (958 miles)
  • Terminals: Changsha South Railway Station, Taiyuan South Railway Station
  • Duration: 7½–8½ hours
  • Main stops: Yueyang, Xianning, Wuhan, Xiaogan, Xinyang

Changsha to Taiyuan High-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on April 9, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G696 09:23 17:55 8 h 32 min

Please note: The timetable is just for your reference. If you want up-to-date schedules, you can use the search tool at the top of this page or search via our China Highlights train ticket service.

Taiyuan to Changsha High-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on April 9, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G698 10:46 18:25 7 h 39 min

Changsha to Taiyuan High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
¥1,952 ($278) ¥995 ($142) ¥621.5 ($88)

Changsha–Taiyuan Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Changsha Railway Station, Taiyuan Railway Station
  • Duration: 26–27½ hours
  • Main stops: Yueyang, Wuhan, Xinyang, Huashan, Pingyao

Changsha to Taiyuan Normal-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on April 9, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K238 03:11 06:42+1 27 h 31 min
  • Please note: The timetable is just for your reference.
  • “+1” means you will arrive on the second day.
  • “+2” means you will arrive on the third day.
  • If you want up-to-date schedules, you can use the search tool at the top of this page or search via our China Highlights train ticket service.

    Taiyuan to Changsha Normal-Speed Train Schedule

    (Updated on April 9, 2020)

    Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
    K237 23:19 01:30+2 26 h 11 min

    Changsha to Taiyuan Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

    Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
    ¥556 ($79) ¥353 ($50) ¥206 ($29)

    Travel Tip

    Several direct flights are available between Changsha and Taiyuan. However, the fare is usually much higher than a normal-speed train fare. The full price is about 1,250 CNY. Check to see if any discounts are available in advance. Sometimes, good discounts are available if you book early.

    Station Information

    1. It is about 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Taiyuan South Railway Station to the downtown area. The following public buses operate to the station: 51, 501, 502, 807, 824, 849, 861, and 868.  

    2. Changsha South Railway Station is about 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Changsha city center. Use the following public transportation to get to the station:

    • Take Metro Line 2.
    • Take one of the following public buses: 8, 16, 39, 63, 67, 68, 124, 135, 148, 159, 160, 208, 276, 321, 365, 503, and 938.