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Shenzhen Futian Railway Station

Written by AppleUpdated Nov. 22, 2023
Shenzhen Futian Railway Station

Shenzhen Futian Railway Station

  • Chinese Name: 深圳福田站
  • Address: Yitian Road, Shenzhen
  • Chinese Address: 深圳市深南大道与益田路交叉口下方

Shenzhen Futian Railway Station is a major station on the Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link. It is the first underground railway station located in a central city area of Chinaand the largest of its kind in Asia, second only to New York's Grand Central Terminal in the world.

Futian Railway Station is the last station in Chinese mainland before Hong Kong on the under construction Beijing–HK line. The opening and operation of Shenzhen Futian Railway Station marks Hong Kong's integration into high-speed railway network of Chinese mainland.

Shenzhen Futian Railway StationShenzhen Futian Railway Station

The terminal in Hong Kong is West Kowloon Terminus, which is scheduled to be completed in 2018. Then it will only take 9 hours to reach Hong Kong from Beijing, 15 minutes to reach Shenzhen, and 30 minutes to reach Guangzhou.

The gross floor area of the station is 147,000 square meters, equivalent to the size of 21 football pitches. It consists of three underground layers. The first layer isfor passenger transfers between vehicles or subways, the second layeris where the ticket hall and waiting hall are located, and the third layer is where the trains stopfor passengers to board and disembark.

Layout of Futian Station on Map

Layout of Futian Station on Map
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Local Transport

Futian Railway Station is located in the central area of Futian District, Shenzhen, with direct transport linksto many modes of transport, making it the primary choice for train travel.

Transferring to the subway is easy and convenient on the first underground floor, with a subway station set for subway lines 1, 2, 3, 4, and 11 that is yet to open. Seamless transfers between subway lines, taxis, and public buses are available. Inthe transfer hall, there are fiveescalators heading to the second floor, which serves as the waiting hall for trains.

Whensubway line 11 opens to the public, it will take only 25 minutes to get from Futian Railway Station to the airport.

Local Transport for Shenzhen Futian Railway Station

Lines and Trains

Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link on map

The first train operated onJanuary 9th, 2016, and23 pairs of trains run daily. At the moment, there are only bullet trains heading to Guangzhou South Railway Station from Futian Railway Station, taking just42 minutes to get there. The ticket price is 82 yuan fora second class seat and 108 yuan for a first class seat.

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