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Jinan Railway Station is the largest railway station in Shandong Province. It serves both high-speed trains and regular trains. Jinan Railway Station is about 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) to the city center, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Jinan East Railway station, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Jinan West Railway Station and 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport.
Jinan Railway Station is an important transportation hub for Beijing–Shanghai Railway, Jinan–Qingdao Railway and Jinan–Handan Railway. It serves both high-speed trains and normal-speed trains to Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, Qingdao and other major cities.
|Trains||Destination||Departure||Duration||Ticket Fares (second/first class)|
|G186, G476, G474...||Beijing South||00:54 to 22:09||1.5 to 5 hours||USD 24 / USD 45|
|G229, G459, G225...||Shanghai Hongqiao||12:02 to 16:28||4 to 4.5 hours||USD 57 / USD 97|
|G1833, G1831, G1842...||Xi'an North||06:40 to 15:26||6 to 7 hours||USD 76 / USD 122|
|G5557, G5525, G223...||Qingdao North||07:48 to 19:31||2 to 4 hours||USD 18 / USD 27|
|G225, G281, G229...||Nanjin South||09:22 to 16:28||2.5 to 3 hours||USD 49 / USD 75|
|G5557, G281, G229...||Qufu East||07:48 to 21:45||30 minutes to 5.5 hours||USD 10 / USD 12|
|G5557, G281, G229...||Tai'an||07:48 to 13:41||24 minutes||USD 5 / USD 7|
|Trains||Destination||Departure||Duration||Ticket Fares (hard/soft sleeper)|
|1462, K412, K286...||Beijing||02:14 to 23:05||6 to 9 hours||USD 19 / USD 29|
|Z267, K515, 1227...||Shanghai||02:45 to 17:35||9 to 13 hours||USD 32 / USD 51|
|K1027, Z273, Z105||Xi'an||15:37, 17:57, 22:02||13 to 16 hours||USD 40 / USD 61|
|Z271, Z169, K1135...||Qingdao||00:59 to 15:12||3.5 to 5 hours||USD 16 / USD 26|
|Z167||Guangzhou East||18:08||25 hours||USD 68 / USD 75|
You can take BRT5 from Jinan Railway Station to Jinan East Railway Station drectly, taking around 30 minutes.
The fastest and most convenient way from Jinan Railway Station to Jinan West Railway Station is taking a train. High-speed trains run frequently between these two train stations, with the duration of only 16 minutes. The ticket price is CNY 10 (USD 1.5) for a second class ticket.
You can also take the city bus No. 156 from Jinan Railway Station to Jinan West Railwy Station. It takes around 1 hour.
A taxi ride from Jinan Railway Station to Jinan West Railway Station takes 30 to 40 minutes, with the cost of about CNY 40 (USD 6).
There are shuttle buses from Jinan Railway Station to Yaoqiang International Airport. The bus departs from the station at 05:00 and at intervals of 30 to 60 minutes. It takes around an hour for the journey. Ticket fare is CNY 20 (USD 3) per person.
A taxi ride from the station to the airport takes around 40 minutes, with the cost of CNY 100 (USD18). Taxies usually wait at the front square of the train station.