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Datong-Taiyuan Trains

Datong-Taiyuan Trains

Written by AppleUpdated Aug. 5, 2021

Taiyuan is the capital city of Shanxi Province and Datong is one of the most famous cities in the province, where many ancient attractions are located. Therefore, nine pairs of high-speed trains and 10 pairs of normal-speed trains run between Datong and Taiyuan daily.

Datong–Taiyuan High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 280 kilometers (174 miles)
  • Terminals: Datong South Railway Station, Taiyuan South Railway Station
  • Duration: 1–2½ hours
  • Main stop: Yingxian

Datong to Taiyuan High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 9, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
D5361 07:15 09:38 2 h 23 min
D5367 12:05 14:20 2 h 15 min
D5371 16:10 18:47 2 h 37 min
D5377 19:35 21:59 2 h 24 min
  • Please note: The trains listed above are only some of the ones in operation. 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 Datong High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 9, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
D2582 12:58 15:26 2 h 28 min
D5368 10:55 13:08 2 h 13 min
D5374 15:58 18:33 2 h 35 min
D5378 19:36 21:56 2 h 20 min

Datong to Taiyuan High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

First Class Second Class
¥143 ($20) ¥90 ($13)

Datong–Taiyuan Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Taiyuan Railway Station, Datong Railway Station
  • Duration: 3–5½ hours
  • Main stop: Yingxian

Datong to Taiyuan Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 9, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K7807 06:20 12:02 5 h 42 min
Z7805 14:10 17:35 3 h 25 min
K671 17:10 22:55 5 h 45 min
2463 22:31 03:58+1 5 h 27 min
  • Please note: The trains listed above are only some of the ones in operation. The timetable is just for your reference.
  • “+1” means you will arrive on the second 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 Datong Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 9, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K1366 05:22 09:20 3 h 58 min
K7802 11:26 15:18 3 h 52 min
Z7806 18:30 21:18 2 h 48 min
2464 23:13 04:34+1 5 h 21 min

Datong to Taiyuan Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
¥135.5–149.5 ($19–21) ¥89.5–97.5 ($13–14) ¥43.5–51.5 ($6–7)

Travel Tip

You can also take a long-distance bus from Datong to Taiyuan. Take the bus at Datong Xinanzhan Bus Terminal. A bus ticket costs about 70 CNY per person and the journey duration is about 3½ hours.

Station Information

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.

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