Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station Guides

Opened on 1 July 2010, Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station (Chinese name 上海虹桥火车站) is located in Minhang District of Shanghai and 15km west of downtown of Shanghai. It is a major part of the Hongqiao Comprehensive Transportation Hub (Hongqiao Airport + Hongqiao Raiwlay Station + Hongqiao Bus Station). Shanghai Hongqiao Railway station is one of the largest in Asia that covers 240,000 square metres and has 13 platforms, 30 railway tracks. This station is mainly serving high speed trains, including Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Railways, Shanghai-Hangzhou intercity rail, Shanghai-Nanjing intercity rails, Shanghai-Kunming high speed railway and Shanghai-Chengdu high speed railway.

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

departure-hall of Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

Station Layout

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station has 4 floors

Mezzanine of 2F Commercial and restaurant area, including McDonalds, KFC and Starbucks.
2F Level Entrance, taxi drop-off areas, ticket offices, departure lounge, business lounge
1F Level platforms, railway tracks, transfer lifts to departure hall
B1 Level Arrival, metro line 2, line 10 and line 17 station, transfer, ticket offices, exit, taxi pick-up area, parking lots, bus station, passage to Terminal 2 of Hongqiao Airport

Address and Map

Address: 1500 Shengui Road, Minghang District, Shanghai, China

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station is located located in Shanghai Hongqiao transportation hub, close to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport, 15km west of downtown of Shanghai, 56km northwest of Shanghai Pudong Airport

Map of Shanghai Hongqiao Railway station

FAQs of Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

1. How far is Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station from downtown of Shanghai?

The station is located 15km west of downtown of Shanghai

2. How far is Shanghai Hongqiao Airport(SHA) from Hongqiao Railway Station?

The station is located 800 metres west of T2 Hongqiao Airport. They are all in Hongqiao Comprehensive Transportation Hub. But Terminal 1 of Hongqiao Airport is located 3km east of Hongqiao Railway Station. How to get to Hongqiao Airport from Hongqiao Railway Station?

3. How far is Hongqiao Railway Station from Shanghai Pudong Airport(PVG)?

The station is located 56km northwest of Shanghai Pudong Airport. How to get to Pudong Airport from Hongqiao Railway Station?

4. How to get to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway station by metro or taxi?

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway station can be reached by metro line 2, metro line 10, metro line 17 and taxi

5. Do I need to pick up the train tickets to board the train?

Because the electronic tickets have been available on most train routes depart from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, you don't need to pick up printed tickets. But for the train from Shanghai to Hong Kong, you still need to pick up the printed tickets at ticket office before your check-in.

6. When do I need to arrive at the station before the train departure?

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station is very big and crowded. Allow yourself plenty of time, at least 45 minutes to queue up for security checks and boarding.  But if your train is to Hong Kong, you need to get to station at least 1 hour before the train departure to pick up the train tickets at ticket office.

7. Are there any foods in Shanghai Hongqiao Railway station?

There are many options foods and restaurants on 2F and B1 floor, including Chinese food, rice, noodles, KFC, McDonald's and Starbucks.

8. How many railway stations in Shanghai?

There are four major railway stations in Shanghai: Shanghai Railway Station, Shanghai South Railway Station, Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station and Shanghai West Railway Station,

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