Hengyang Railway Station
- Chinese Name: 衡阳火车站
- Address: Guangdong Road, Zhuhui District
- Chinese Address: 珠晖区广东路
Hengyang Railway Station is at the intersection of the Beijing–Guangzhou Railway and Hunan–Guangxi Railway lines. It is about 1,030 kilometers (640 miles) from Pingxiang Railway Station, 1,773 kilometers (1,102 miles) from Beijing West Railway Station, 521 kilometers (324 miles) from Guangzhou Railway Station, and 882 kilometers (548 miles) from Maoming East Railway Station, where both passenger and goods transport services are available.
Hengyang has five railway stations: Hengyang Railway Station, Hengyang North Railway Station, Hengyang South Railway Station, Hengyang East Railway Station, and Hengyang West Railway Station.
Lines and Trains
Known as the transport center between South China and North China, Hengyang Railway Station mainly deals with the ordinary trains operating along the Beijing–Guangzhou Railway and Hunan–Guangxi Railway lines, where the main intermediate stops are Changsha, Shaoyang, and Shenzhen. Shanghai is the most popular stop on the east–west line. Tourist trains to Zhangjiajie Scenic Area and Hengshan Mountain Scenic Area are also available.
Below are examples of major train services running from Hengyang Railway Station to the other major railway stations in China.
|T8325/ T8328||Shaoyang||15:16||18:45||3h 29m|
|K760||Shanghai South||15:52||07:06||15h 14m|
City Transport to Hengyang Railway Station
Taxis are considered to be the most convenient way of traveling in Hengyang, and the general rate is 5 RMB for the first 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) and 2 RMB for every additional kilometer between 6:00am and 10:00pm, while 2.4 RMB for every additional kilometer will be charged between 10:00pm and 6:00am. A 1.5 RMB fuel surcharge will also be charged by the driver, and it is highly recommended to bargain with the driver before getting into the taxi, or insist on meter use.
The ticket fare for all buses in Hengyang is 1 RMB, and the buses operate from 6:00am to 10:00pm daily. The buses traveling to Hengyang Railway Station from different parts of the city are numbers 1, 7, 10, 11, 16, 18, 23, 24, 25, 27, 31, 32, 36, 37, 38, 81, K1, K2, K5, K38, and K43.
Transport to the Other Railway Stations in Hengyang
To Hengyang East Railway Station
Hengyang East Railway Station is located at Maoping Village, Zhuhui District, and buses K2 and K3 go there from Hengyang Railway Station.
To Hengyang West Railway Station
Located in Yangfeng District, Hengyang West Railway Station can be reached directly by buses 1, 10, 31, and K1.
To Hengyang South Railway Station
Hengyang South Railway Station is located at Baishazhou Industrial Park, and a taxi can be taken there from Hengyang Railway Station.
Hengyang Railway Station to Changsha Huanghua International Airport
Changsha Huanghua International Airport (Huanghua Town, Changsha Prefecture) is about 190 kilometers (118 miles) from Hengyang Railway Station, and getting there takes about two hours and 45 minutes . It is highly recommended to take bus K5 from the station to Hengyang East Railway Station, then he G1002 train to Changsha South Railway Station, before taking an airport bus to the airport from the square in front.
Hengyang Railway Station to the Major Scenic Spots
Bus K1 runs from Hengyang Railway Station to Hengyang West Bus Station, and a tourist bus travels to Hengshan Mountain Scenic Area.
Trains T8316 and T8317 go from Hengyang Railway Station to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.
Bus 27 goes directly from Hengyang Railway Station to Stone Drum Academy.
Hengyang Railway Station Facilities
Hengyang Railway Station is well-equipped with modern service facilities, which include a cushioned-seat waiting hall, a VIP waiting hall, and two ordinary waiting halls. Passengers for west–east services should wait in the waiting hall on the first floor, and passengers for north–south services should wait in the second floor waiting hall.
The ticket vendors are available in the ticket halls of Hengyang Railway Station, and both online ticket booking and telephone booking are highly recommended to save time joining a queue.
With an area of 10,478 square meters (112,000 square feet), Hengyang Railway Station is a comprehensive station with passenger transport, goods transport, and tourist services combined perfectly as one, and is also an important passenger and goods distributing center in Hunan Province.
Modern automatic electronic systems, such as an automatic luggage weighing system, automatic checking system, and TV monitoring and controlling system, are also used in the station.
A square is situated in front of Hengyang Railway Station, where taxis and buses line up, making it convenient to transfer from trains to the other means of transport.