Hankou Railway Station Guides

Opened in 1898, rebuilt in 2008-2010 and reopened in Sept 2009, Hankou Railway Station (Chinese name 汉口站, Hankou Zhan) is located in Jianghan District, just 3km north of Wuhan downtown. It covers 190,000 square metres, and has 18 platforms, 20 railway tracks. Hankou 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 172 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day, including Wuhan-Shanghai High-Speed Railway and Wuhan-Xiaogan Intercity Railway.

Hankou Railway Station

Station Layout

Hankou Railway Station has 3 floors.

2F level Departures, Waiting Hall
1F Level Entrance, security check, Ticket offices, Platforms, railway track, arrivals, exits, Station Square, taxi areas, bus station, restaurants and foods (including Mcdonalds)
B1 Level Metro line 2 station

Map and Location

Address: No.185 Fazhan Road, Jianghan District, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China

Hankou Railway Station is located in Jianghan District, 3km north of Wuhan downtown, 23km northwest of Wuhan Railway Station, and 25km southeast of Wuhan Tianhe Airport.

How many railway stations in Hankou?

There are three railway stations in Hankou: Wuhan Station, Hankou Station, and Wuchang Station

Wuhan Railway Station is located in Hongshan district, 17km east of Wuhan downtown.

Hankou Railway Station is located in Jianghan District, 3km north of Wuhan downtown.

Wuchang Railway Station is located in Wuchang district, 12km south of Wuhan downtown. This station is not high-speed railway station

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

Public Transportation

The public transports at Hankou Railway Station are included metro line 2, taxi and bus. Metro is mostly recommended.

How to get to Hankou Railway Station?

Metro

Hankou railway station can be reached by Metro line 2. Metro is mostly recommended public transport to get to or leave Hankou Railway Station.

Metro station: B1 floor

Interval: 6 minutes

The first train: 06:00, the last train: 24:00

Ticket price: RMB2-8

Metro to Hankou Railway station

Taxi

Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also the most expensive way to get to Hankou Railway Station.

Taxi areas are on station square

Taxi Fee in Wuhan

Day(6:00~22:00) Night(22:00~6:00)
0~3 km RMB10 RMB12
2~10 km RMB1.8 per km RMB2.4 per km
over 10 km RMB2.7 per km RMB3.6 per km

Taxi to Hankou Railway Station

Bus

There are 14 bus routes to or pass Hankou Railway Station, including bus 10, bus 610 and bus 561. The bus station is on station square.

Bus to Hankou Railway Station

How to get to Wuhan Airport (WUH)?

Hankou Tianhe International Airport(WUH) is located 25km northwest of Hankou Railway Station. How to get to Wuhan Airport from Hankou Railway Station? Please click on here to get guides.

Wuhan Airport

Departures

Step 1: Arrive at Hankou 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?

Departures hall at Hankou Railway station, Hankou Train Station

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 Hankou 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 the train tickets, please click on here to get guides.

Arrivals

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 Hankou Railway Station by metro, taxi, bus or car. Metro is the mostly recommended way.

Arrivals at Hankou Railway station, Hankou Train Station

Foods and Restaurants

There are some food options on station square, including Chinese food, fast food, bread, cake, KFC and McDonald's.

KFC at Hankou Railway station

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