Xiamen North Railway Station Guides
Opened on April 26 2010, Xiamen North Railway Station (Chinese name 厦门北站, Xiamen Bei) is located in Houxi Town, Jimei District, around 25km north of Xiamen urban center. The station is a high-speed rail hub that covers 110,000 square metre, and has 6 platforms and 12 railway tracks. Xiamen North Railway Station is mainly serving 125 high-speed trains per day, including Fuzhou-Xiamen railway and Xiamen-Shenzhen railway .
Xiamen North Railway Station has 4 floors, including one high-speed rails station, south square and north square. Departures and tickets office are on 2F and 1F. The platforms are on 1F and arrivals are on B1. The Metro Line 1 station is on B1. That line connects the station with Xiamen's urban center.
|2F Level||Departures hall (including boarding gate - Ticket check No . 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) , ticket offices, some restaurants, including KFC and McDonald's|
|1F Level||Train platforms, Transfers, ticket offices, Taxi drop-off area, South Entrance, North Entrance, Departures hall (including boarding gate - Ticket check No . 1, 2 , 9, 10 ) , Ticket office|
|B1 Level||Arrival hall, Exits, Taxi Pick-up Areas, Metro Line 1 station, South Square (Bus station, Airport express bus station, parking lots), North Square|
|B2 Level||Metro Line 1 platforms|
Map and Location
Address: Yanneicun, Houxi Town, Jimei Distric, Xiamen, Fujian Province, China
Xiamen North Railway Station is located in Houxi Town, Jimei District, around 25km north of Xiamen urban center.
Gaoqi Railway Station is close to Xiamen Airport(XMN).
And Xiamen Railway Station is in downtown of Xiamen.
The public transports are included Metro line 1, city bus, airport bus and Taxi. How to get to Xiamen North Railway Station from downtown of Xiamen?
Metro line 1 is the mostly recommended public way to or leave Xiamen North Railway Station that links the station with downtown of Xiamen. The metro station is on B1, arrivals of station. Lines 3 and 5 will come to the station later.
How to get to Xiamen North Railway Station from downtown of Xiamen by metro? The stops by Metro Line 1 from downtown of Xiamen to Xiamen North Railway Station are around 17, the duration is around 45 minutes, and the fare is just RMB7 one way.
The passengers don't need to go through security check again in or out station at entrance / exit No.1 of metro
The first metro train is at 06:30 and the last is at 22:30
There are 24 bus routes at Xiamen North Railway Station, including 493, 690, 691, 692, 790, 792, 890, 898, 901, 905, 907, 916, 936, 943, 943, 949, 953, 957, 980, J193, Express 1, K1, Express 6, BRT bus(Bus Rapid Transit), Airport express bus. The bus stations are on South Square.
Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also the most expensive way to get to or leave Xiamen North Railway Station.
Taxi drop-off area: South entrance and North entrance on 1F of Terminal
Taxi pick-up area: B1, arrivals of station
Taxi Fee Standard (the fuel surcharge is 1RMB one way)
|Above 3km||RMB2 per km||RMB2.4 per km|
|Above 8km||RMB3 per km||RMB3.6 per km|
How to get to Xiamen Gaoqi Airport(XMN)
Xiamen Gaoqi Airport(XMN) is located 22km southeast of Xiamen North Railway Station. How to get to Xiamen airport? Please click on here for details.
Step 1:Get to the south or north entrance at Xiamen North Railway Station by metro, bus, taxi or Car.
Step 2: Go through Security Check and real-name ID check to enter departure Hall by showing passport. If you train is to Hong Kong, you need to pick up your printed tickets before enter the departures hall
Step 3: Find the Boarding Gate (Ticket Check Gate). The gate No. will be in the confirmation email we send to you.
Step 4: Have a seat near the gate to wait for check-in and boarding. The boarding gate will be opened 20 - 15 minutes prior to the departure time.
Step 5: Ticket check. Please show your passport and confirmation No. to station staff to check in. If you train is to Hong Kong, please show your train tickets to station staff to check in the train. The boarding gate will be closed 5 minutes before the train departs
Step 6: Find the platform of your train.
Step 7: Board the train and find your seats. How to find your seats?
There are two ticket office on 1F and two ticket offices on 2F
Do you need to collect train tickets?
Since Dec 2019, the electronic tickets have been available on most train routes from or to Xiamen North Railway Station.
It means international travellers can show their passports, likes Chinese ID to check in and board the train directly, and don't need to collect the printed tickets at ticket office.
But if you train is to Hong Kong, you need to pick up your printed tickets before enter the departures hall.
How to check in the train by E-ticket? Please click on here to get Guides.
If you need to pick up printed tickets, please click on here to get Guides.
Step 1: After get off your train, follow direction signs to exits. And please show your passport and confirmation No.(or printed ticket) to station staff to check out.
Step 2: Leave Xiamen North Railway Station by metro, bus, taxi or car.
Tip: There are no public transportation anymore, including bus or metro after 22:30. And there will be lots of passengers lining up for Taxi . So it is strongly recommended that you book a car in advance to pick up you if you arrive at Xiamen North Railway station after 22:30.
Food and Retaurants
There are many food options in the departure hall of Xiamen North Railway Station, including Chinese food, rice, noodles, fast foods, KFC, McDonald's.
The passenger can use Xiamen North Railway Station free WiFi access by their mobile phones or laptops in departure hall and transfer hall which WIFI network name is SRWS-FREE;. Now Moblie Phone SMS is served for more than 220 countries phone numbers, including USA, France, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Singapore, Japan ect.