Dalian Railway Station Guides

Opened in 1903, rebuilt in 2003, renovated in 2012, Dalian Railway Station (Chinese name 大连站, Dalian Zhan) is located in Zhongshan District, 1.5km northwest of Dalian downtown. It covers 30,500 square metres, and has 7 platforms, 13 railway tracks. As the terminus of including Harbin-Dalian High-speed Railway, Dalian Railway Station combines both ordinary passenger train station (denoted with letter Z/T/K) and high-speed train station(G/D/C series) that handles 96 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day.

Dalian Railway Station

Station Layout

Dalian Railway Station has 3 floors.

Mezzanine of 2F Commercial Area and restaurants, including KFC
2F level Departures, waiting room
1F Level Taxi drop-off areas, north entrance and south entrance, ticket office, platforms, railway tracks, some resturans and foods(including Mcdonal's, Starbucks)
B1 Level Arrivals, exits, ticket office, taxi areas, parking lots, bus station, north station square, south station square, metro line 3 entrance and exit(on north station square), some resturans and foods(including KFC)

Map and Location

Address: No. 259, Changjiang road, Zhongshan District, Dalian, Liaoning Province, China

Dalian Railway Station is located in Zhongshan District, 1.5km northwest of Dalian downtown, 15.6km south of Dalian North Railway Station, 11km southeast of Dalian Zhoushuizi Airport.

How many railway stations in Dalian?

There are two major railway stations in Dalian: Dalian Station, and Dalian North Station

Dalian North Railway Station is located in Ganjingzi District, 17km north of downtown Dalian.

Dalian Railway Station is located in Zhongshan District, 1.5km north of downtown Dalian.

Map of Dalian Railway Station, Map of Dalian high speed train station, location

Public Transportation

The public transports at Dalian Railway Station are included metro line 3, taxi and bus.

How to get to Dalian Railway Station?


Dalian North railway station can be reached by Metro line 3.

The metro station location: B1 floor on north station square, 100 metres from the north exits

Interval: 6 minutes

the first train: 06:04, the last train: 21:34

Ticket price: RMB2-8

Metro line 1 to Dalian Railway station


Taxi is one convenient and fast way to get to or leave Dalian Railway Station.

Taxi drop-off areas are on 1F, and pick-up areas are on B1 floor.

Taxi Fee in Dalian

Day(6:00~23:00) Night (23:00~6:00)
0~3 km RMB10 RMB13
3km -20km RMB2 per km RMB2.6 per km
Above 20km RMB3 per km RMB3.9 per km

Taxi to Dalian Railway Station


There are 9 bus routes to or pass Dalian Railway Station, including bus 200, bus 408, airport bus, etc. The bus stations are on south station square and north station square.

Bus to Dalian Railway Station

How to get to Dalian Airport (DLC)?

Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport(DLC) is located 11km southwest of Dalian Railway Station. How to get to Dalian Airport from Dalian Railway Station? Please click on here to get guides.

Dalian Airport


Step 1: Arrive at Dalian Railway Station by metro, taxi, car or bus 45 minutes before train departure.

Step 2: Get through the real-name ID check. Please show your passport to station staff at entrance of station. The staff will scan your passport to check your identity document and your booking.

Step 3: Get through security check and find the boarding gate (Ticket Check). The live information of gate is on the overhead screens in departure hall, and the boarding gate No. of your train will be in our confirmation email we send you.

Step 4: Have a seat near the gate to wait for check-in and boarding. The ticket check gate will be opened 20 - 15 minutes prior to the departure time.

Step 5: Ticket check. Please show your passport to station staff to check in . The gate will be closed 5 minutes before train departure

Step 6: Boarding. Find the platform of your train, board the train and then find your seats. How to find your seats?

Ticket offices

4 ticket offices are on 1F

Do you need to collect train tickets?

Since Dec 2019, the electronic tickets have been available on most high-speed and bullet train routes from or to Dalian 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.

How to check in the train by E-ticket? Please click on here to get guides.

If you still need to pick up train tickets, please click on here to get guides.


Step 1: After get off your train, follow direction signs to exits.

Step 2: Please show your passport and confirmation No.(or printed ticket) to station staff to check out.

Step 3: Leave Dalian Railway Station by metro, taxi, bus or car.

Foods and Restaurants

There are some food options on 1F and B1, including Chinese food, fast food, Starbucks, KFC and Mcdonal's.

Mcdonal's at Dalian Railway station

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