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Shanghai-Hohhot Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Oct. 30, 2023

This train route links Shanghai with the capital of Inner Mongolia.

Currently, two pairs of normal-speed trains are in service daily on the Shanghai–Hohhot train route. No high-speed trains are available on this route yet.

Quick Facts

Shanghai to Hohhot Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 1st, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
Z268 14:54 17:27 (next day) 26h 33m
Z282 19:19 20:09 (next day) 24h 50m
  • Please note: 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.

Hohhot to Shanghai Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 1st, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
Z284 08:56 09:46 (next day) 24h 50m
Z267 11:09 12:14 (next day) 25h 5m

Shanghai to Hohhot Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Superior Soft Sleeper Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$185 (CNY1,274.5) US$100 (CNY687.5) US$63 (CNY434.5) US$37 (CNY254.5)

Station Information

The trains operate at different railway stations. Carefully select the railway stations close to your hotels before booking your train ticket(s).

To read detailed information about the stations in Shanghai, you can click on the links in the 'terminals' section above. We have provided information about the stations in Hohhot below:

Hohhot Railway Station

  • Chinese name: 呼和浩特站
  • Address: 41 Chezhan Dong Street, Xincheng District, Hohhot
  • Chinese address: 内蒙古自治区呼和浩特市新城区车站东街41号

Hohhot East Railway Station

  • Chinese name: 呼和浩特东站
  • Address: Wantong Street, Xincheng District, Hohhot
  • Chinese address: 内蒙古自治区呼和浩特市新城区万通路

Buses 5 and 28 transfer passengers between these two railway stations, taking 1 hour and costing 1 CNY. If you take a taxi, it takes about half an hour and costs 25 CNY.

Travel by Airplane

For such a long distance, taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Shanghai to Hohhot. It takes about 2½ hours. Usually, four flights are available daily from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport to Hohhot Baita International Airport and two flights from Shanghai Pudong International Airport.

A flight costs approximately 285 USD and discounts are sometimes available, such as 20% off. You should check the ticket prices as early as possible to see if any discounts are available.

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