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Jinan – Qingdao High-Speed Trains

After three years’ of construction, Jinan–Qingdao High-Speed Railway was put into service at the end of 2018. There are more than 50 daily high-speed trains running on this rail line, with the average travel time of about 2 hours, with the design speed of 350 kph (217 mph). High-speed trains operate at different railway stations in both cities. They terminate at Jinan East, Jinan West, and Jinan railway stations, Qingdao, Qingdao North and Qingdao West railway stations.

Jinan to Qingdao High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on June 14th, 2019)

Jinan East to Qingdao North
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G6901 07:25 09:33 2h 8min
G177 09:36 11:30 1h 54min
G6915 13:15 15:20 2h 5 min
Jinan West to Qingdao West
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G6961 08:20 10:59 2h 39min
G6963 18:39 21:14 2h 35min
Jinan to Qingdao
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
D6001 05:53 09:00 3h 7min
G9219 09:52 12:29 2h 37min
G191 16:21 19:20 2h 59min

Qingdao to Qingdao High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on June 14th, 2019)

Qingdao to Jinan
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
D6002 05:37 08:29 2h 52min
G190 12:05 14:48 2h 43min
G198 17:10 19:56 2h 46min
Qingdao North to Jinan East
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
D8182 07:03 09:20 2h 17min
G4962 13:10 15:09 1h 59min
Qingdao West to Jinan East
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
D6001 05:53 09:00 3h 7min
G9219 09:52 12:29 2h 37min
G191 16:21 19:20 2h 59min

Transportation to/from Jinan East Railway Station (济南东)

Newly opened in December, 2018, Jinan East Railway Station was opened at the same time as Jinan–Qingdao High-Speed Railway, mainly serving high-speed trains to Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan and Qingdao. It also the terminus for intercity trains from Jinan to Binzhou, Laiwu and Tai’an. Some of high-speed trains from Jinan to Beijing, Zhengzhou and Shanghai also depart from here.

A subway station is available underground of Jinan East Railway Station. Other public means of transportation of bus, taxi and intercity bus also connect this station to other parts of the city.

Address: Wangsheren Street, Licheng District, Jinan. 济南市历城区王舍人街道

From Jinan East Railway Station to Jinan Railway Station

  • By subway: Jinan Metro Line
  • By bus: Ferry Bus No.1. Passengers can take ferry bus for free with the same day train tickets.

From Jinan East Railway Station to Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport

  • By subway: Take Jinan Metro Line M1 from Jinan East Railway Station to Tianqiao South, then take Line M2 to Jinan Railway Station
  • By shuttle: they operate from 05:00 to 20:00, with the interval time of an hour. Ticket fare is US$3 per person.

Transportation to/from Jinan West Railway Station (济南西)

Jinan West Railway Station was put into service in 2011. It was built mainly serves high-speed trains to Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Shijiazhuang, Qingdao and Weifang. It is 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Jinan East Railway Station and 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport.

Address: Xingfu Street, Huaiyin District, Jinan 济南市槐荫区兴福街道

From Jinan West Railway Station to Jinan East Railway Station

  • By subway: Jinan Metro Line M1 takes you directly from Jinan West to Jinan East
  • By bus: BRT1

From Jinan West Railway Station to Jinan Yaoqiang Airport

  • By subway: Take Jinan Metro Line M1 to Jinan East Railway Station, then take Line R3 to the airport.