Foshan West Railway Station Guides
Opened on Aug 18 2017, Foshan West Railway Station (Chinese name 佛山西站, Foshan Xi Zhan) is located in Nanhai District, 15km northwest of Foshan downtown. It covers 68,000 square metres, and has 10 platforms, 23 railway tracks. Foshan West Railway Station is one new high-speed rail station that serves as a gateway for conventional, regional and high-speed rail services for southwest Guangdong. There are 121 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day, including Nanning–Guangzhou, Guiyang–Guangzhou high speed railways and Guangzhou–Foshan–Zhaoqing intercity railway.
Foshan West Railway Station has 2 floors. The departures, entracnce and ticket offices are on 1F. The arrivals, platforms are on 2F
|2F Level||Platforms, Arrivals|
|1F Level||Entrance, Security check, Ticket offices, Departures, Exits, station square(includign taxi pick-up area, bus station, parking lots)|
Map and Location
Address: Shishan Town, Nanhai District, Foshann, Guangdong Province, China
There are two railway stations in Foshan, Foshan Railway Station, Foshan West Railway Station.
Foshan Railway Station is located in Chan'Cheng, downtown of Foshan that is being expanded as one high-speed train station.
Foshan West Railway Station is located in Shishan Town, Nanhai District, 15km northwest of Foshan downtown.
The public transports are included bus and taxi. Taxi is mostly recommended. How to get to Foshan West Railway Station?
Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also the most expensive way to get to or leave Foshan West Railway Station.
Taxi drop-off and pick-up areas are on station square
Taxi Fee Standard
|2.5km - 15km||RMB2.8 per km||RMB3.2 per km|
|Above 15km||RMB3.4 per km||RMB4.2 per km|
There are 24 bus routes to or pass Foshan West Railway Station, including bus G1, bus G5, bus G12 etc. The bus stations are on station square on 1F. Passengers can take bus G5 or bus 205 to downtown. The bus ticket price is RMB 2 - RMB4 and the duration is 1 hour.
Step 1: Get to Foshan West Railway Station by Taxi, bus 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?
The 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 Foshan West 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 still 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 Foshan West Railway Station by bus, taxi or car. Taxi is mostly recommended.