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Since Shanghai Huangshan High Speed Train has been put into operation, most tourists choose to travel from Shanghai to Huangshan by high speed trains instead of flights, especially when the traveling time has now been shortened to 2.5 hours ~ 3.5 hours. It is more punctual, reliable and comfortable. Traveling to Huangshan from Shanghai by high speed train, you will be able to enjoy the picturesque scenery out of the window. At present, there are more than 10 pairs of high speed trains running between Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station and Huangshan North Railway Station.
Note: Train information is subject to final confirmation due to the delay of data occasionally.
Useful Link: Huangshan to Shanghai Trains Schedules
The high speed railway connecting Shanghai and Huangshan reaches 444 km (277 miles). Starting or passing from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, it crosses through Zhejiang Province and Anhui Province. There are 3 ~ 8 stopover railway stations along this high speed railway, including Hangzhou East (杭州东), Fuyang (富阳), Qiandaohu (千岛湖), etc. If you want to extend your tour to other destinations, you are suggested to visit the paradise-like Hangzhou and the scenic Wuyuan (especially in autumn). One of the routes is shown in the map below.
Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station (上海虹桥站)
Location: No. 1500, Mingui Road, Minhang District. (上海市闵行区申贵路1500号)
Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station is about 20km to the city center. With convenient city transportation, it can be reached by metro Line 2 and Line 10. Maglev train, taxi and pubic bus are also available to take you to the city area and top attractions in Shanghai. Besides, there is only 10 minutes’ walking distance between Shanghai Hongqiao Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. Read more about Shanghai Railway Stations>
Huangshan North Railway Station (Huangshanbei Railway Station, 黄山北站)
Location: Economic Development Zone, Huangshan City (安徽黄山经济开发区)
Huangshan North Railway Station serves Hangzhou-Huangshan High Speed Railway and Hefei-Fuzhou High Speed Railway. Located in north Huangshan city, it takes about 30 minutes to get to the city area by driving. To get to Mount Huang – about 50km away, you can easily take a shuttle bus between Huangshan North Railway Station and the town (called Tangkou) on the foot of Yellow Mountain.
Types of SeatsThere are Second Class Seats, First Class Seats and Business Class Seats on most high speed G-trains. The second class is the standard type at a budget price. The First Class Seats feature in much quieter and more comfortable environment. The Business Class Seats offer a luxury experience onboard. The seats usually on D-trains can be divided into First Seats, Second Class Seats and Soft Sleepers (or Business Class Seats). Check more details about Types of Seats on China Bullet Train>
Book, Collect, Alter and Cancel a Ticket
The train ticket can be booked online, with a ticket agency, at the ticket offices in railway stations etc. Remember to book your ticket as soon as possible, especially in the peak seasons. Reading tickets carefully to make sure that you get to the correct railway station and board the correct train. For foreign travelers without Chinese ID card, you have to collect, alter and cancel your train ticket from the ticket offices. Check more details about How to Book, Collect, Alter, and Cancel Train Tickets>
Board & Disembark a Train
1) Prepare your documents well (passport, visa); 2) Get to the right trains station in advance 3) collect train tickets; 4) Read your train ticket; 5) Pass the Identity Check; 6) Security check & luggage check; 7) Find right waiting room; 8) Cross the ticket checking gate; 9) Get to the right platform; 10) Get on your train. After you get off your train, your ticket will be check again to leave the station. Check more details about How to Board & Disembark a Train>
Each passenger is able to take a high speed train with personal luggage in certain weight and volume without limitation of amount and types. Generally, the luggage won’t be weighed and measured specifically, so you can take as much as you can hand it independently and place it in the train station. Besides, some items are prohibited to be carried to the railway stations and the trains, like weapons, knives, etc. Check more details about Check more details about Baggage Allowance for Taking a Train>
Facilities and Service
All high speed trains in China provide advanced facilities and good service to make your journey more convenient and comfortable. You have different luggage racks to place your luggage, plugs to charge your laptop or phones and sightseeing window to view the outside scenery as well as western-style toilets. There is also available dining area you can get some supplies. Bilingual signs and broadcasts use both Chinese and English so that you don’t need to worry about the language barriers. Check more details about Facilities & Services Onboard the Train>
Top 3 High Speed Train tours chosen by most customers to explore High Speed Train in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.
Shanghai / Suzhou / Hangzhou / Mt.Huang
Shanghai / Hangzhou / Huangshan
Shanghai / Huangshan
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[Important] Travel News for Expats: China travel is reopening now! Travel with China Discovery and learn about where to visit & requirements for each destination! Read Details >