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The Shanghai – Hangzhou High-Speed Railway, also called Huhang High-Speed Railway, starts from Shanghai Hongqiao/Shanghai Railway Stations and ends at Hangzhou East/Hangzhou Railway Stations. More than 150 bullet trains running on this route every day, with the travel time of around an hour. These trains pass through stations of Songjiang South, Jiashan South, Jiaxing South, Tongxiang (for Wuzhen Ancient Town), Haining and Yuhang, etc.
If you want up-to-date schedules, you may use the search tool at the top of this page, or search on China Highlights Train Ticket Service.
(Updated on July 3rd, 2019)
There are different terminals in each city for high-speed trains. The prices differ for different routes.
07:27, 11:34, 18:18, 21:30
||58 mins to 1h21m||2nd class||¥77.50||$12|
|Hangzhou East||G train: 06:00 – 21:30||
||45 mins to 1h28m||2nd class||¥73||$11|
|D train: 06:40 – 19:06||
||56 mins to 1h37m||2nd class||¥56||$9|
(Updated on July 3rd, 2019)
|Hangzhou East||Shanghai Hongqiao||G train: 06:48 – 22:39||
||45 mins to 1h30m||2nd class||¥73||$11|
|D train: 10:26 – 21:41||
||55 mins to 1h45m||2nd class||¥56||$9|
08:34, 09:39, 15:53, 20:25
||59 mins to 1h22m||2nd class||¥77.50||$12|
A child fare is 50% of the full price for seats. Children's fares apply to children younger than 12 years of age and not taller than 1.5 m (4.9 feet). Read here for more information about children's tickets.
There are three types of trains running on this rail route: daytime high-speed G trains (250-300 kph or 155-186 mph), daytime high-speed D trains (200-250 kph or 124-155 mph) and overnight high-speed D trains (200-250 kph or 124-155 mph). Among them, overnight high-speed D trains are only available on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
For daytime G trains, business class, first class, and second class seats are available. For daytime D trains, first class and second class seats are available. For overnight D trains, there are second class seats and soft sleeper berths.
Read here for more information about how to choose China train types and seats.
There are two Shanghai terminals and two Hangzhou terminals for these high-speed routes: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, Shanghai Railway Station, Hangzhou East Railway Station, and Hangzhou Railway Station.
Two Terminals for Shanghai High-Speed Trains
Located in Minhang District, west of downtown Shanghai, the station is 500 meters west of Hongqiao Airport Terminal Two.
See our transportation guide for Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station.
Located in the central zone of the city, the station isabout 4 kilometers (2 miles) west of the Bund. It is equipped with very frequent transportation.
Transportation to Shanghai Railway Station
See our transportation guide for Shanghai Railway Station.
Read more information in Shanghai city's transportation guide.
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Two Terminals for Hangzhou High-Speed Trains
Located in the east of downtown Hangzhou, the station is about 15 kilometers (9 miles) northeast of West Lake.
See our transportation guide for Hangzhou East Railway Station.
Hangzhou Railway Station (known to local residents as Chengzhan Station) is the oldest and main station in the city. It lies at the junction of Huancheng East Road and West Lake Avenue and is only 10 minutes' ride to West Lake.
Transportation to Hangzhou Railway Station