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Qufu-Qingdao High-Speed Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Apr. 2, 2024

This train route links the hometown of Confucius, Qufu, with the coastal city of Qingdao. 20 pairs of trains run on this route between 07:22 and 19:14 daily. 19 pairs of them are high-speed trains and the shortest journey duration is about 2½ hours.

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 525 kilometers (326 miles)
  • Terminals: Qufu East Railway Station, Qingdao Railway Station / Qingdao North Railway Station
  • Duration: 2½-4 hours
  • Main stops: Qufu, Jinan, Qingdao

Qufu to Qingdao High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 2nd, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G452 07:23 11:05 3h 42m
G5566 09:42 11:37 1h 55m
G5572 14:37 17:10 2h 33m
G6964 16:50 18:37 1h 47m

Please note: These are only some of the trains 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.

Qingdao to Qufu High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 2nd, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G318 07:24 11:01 3h 37m
G5573 08:28 10:59 2h 31m
G5575 11:01 13:38 2h 37m
G5555 18:13 21:11 2h 58m

Qufu to Qingdao High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$78 (CNY542) US$42 (CNY289) US$25 (CNY177.5)

Qufu East Railway Station

There are two railway stations in Qufu: Qufu Railway Station and Qufu East Railway Station. All of the high-speed trains on this route operate at Qufu East Railway Station. You can read detailed information about it below:

  • Chinese name: 曲阜东站
  • Address: Kongzi (Confucius) Avenue, Zouxi Town, Qufu, Jining, Shandong
  • Chinese address: 山东省济宁市曲阜市息陬镇孔子大道

Qufu East Railway Station is located in the east of the city and is about 10 kilometers (6 miles) away from the downtown area. It has four lounges and six platforms. It mainly serves high-speed trains to/from Shanghai, Beijing, and Lanzhou.

It is about 12 kilometers (7 miles) to the Temple of Confucius. It takes about 30 minutes and costs about 30 CNY to travel by taxi from Qufu East Railway Station to the Temple of Confucius.

You might also be interested in reading about the Qufu International Confucius Festival.

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