The Shanghai-Hangzhou high speed line was open on October 26, 2010. The whole railway is 200 km long with a duration of 45 minutes. And there are 130 high speed trains running every day. Besides, the schedule is very tense. Passengers can go from Shanghai Hongqiao station or Shanghai Railway Station to Hangzhou. At the same time, passengers can arrive at Hangzhou Railway Station or Hangzhou East Station:. It depends on which station you choose to leave from.
The high-speed train passes the following stations:
Shanghai, Shanghai Hongqiao, Songjiang South, Jinshan North, Jiashan South, Jiaxing South, Tongxiang, Haining West, Yuhang, Hangzhou East, Hangzhou
However, the regular trains between Shanghai and Hangzhou are 43. It runs between Shanghai South Railway Station and Hangzhou Railway Station or East Railway Station. The whole journey is about 1.5 – 3.5 hours. Meanwhile ,the price changes from CNY24.5 to CNY 118.5. It depends on the class.
How to Get to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station
Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station is next to Hongqiao Airport. Passengers can take line 2 or line 10 to reach the station. It costs about CNY 70 to go to the station from central Shanghai with 45
minutes duration. Whereas it needs longer time from Shanghai Pudong International Airport. It takes 1.5 hours. At the same time, passengers need to pay around CNY250.
- By bus: Take bus 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 or airport line 1.
- By metro: Line 2
How to Get to Shanghai Railway Station
Shanghai Railway Station is in the city. It is easier to reach. But there are only two daily high speed trains from there.
- By Bus: Take bus 13, 115, 117, 140, 301, 302, 305, 308, 310, 315, 322…
- Buy Metro: Take line 1,3 or 4
How to Get to Hangzhou Railway Station
This station is near to West Lake inside the city.
- By bus: 210, 222, 225, 276, 300, 528…
- By metro: Take line 1.
How to Get to Hangzhou East Station
This station is bit far from downtown.
- By bus: 43, 48, 105, 106, 123, 179, 215, 224, 227, 228…
Shanghai-Hangzhou High Speed Train Class and Ticket Price
|D Type||D Type|
|Second Class Seat/ First Class Seat/Business Seat||Second Class Seat/ First Class Seat|
|Hongqiao||Hangzhou East||CNY 73/ 117/ 219.5||CNY56/89|
|Shanghai||Hangzhou||CNY 92.5/ 147.5/ 278.5||—|
|Hongqiao||Yuhang||CNY 65.5/ 105.5/ 198.5||CNY50/80|
Hangzhou-Shanghai High Speed Train Timetable
|Hangzhou East||Hongqiao||G1866,G7372…118departures||G Type||D Type|
|45m – 1h20m||55m – 1h45m|
1h26m – 1h44m
|Yuhang||Hongqiao||G7502, G7386…20 departures||
40m – 1h02m
Shanghai-Hangzhou High Speed Train Timetable
|Hangzhou East||G7331,G1321…118 departures||G Type||D Type|
|Hangzhou||G7395,G7317…9 departures||45m to 1h27m||1h1m to 1h42m|
|Shanghai||Hangzhou||G7351,G7359…3departures||1h29m to 1h41m||
|Hongqiao||Yuhang||G7501,G2365…24departures||47m to 57m||