Harbin Railway Station Guides

Opened in 1899, rebuilt in 2017, Harbin Railway Station (Chinese name 哈尔滨站, Harbin Zhan) is located in Nangang District, just 1km east of Harbin downtown. It covers 73,656 square metres, and has 8 platforms, 14 railway tracks. Harbin 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 135 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day, including Beijing-Harbin High-speed Railway, Harbin-Dalian High-speed Railway.

Harbin Railway Station

Station Layout

Harbin Railway Station has 3 floors.

Mezzanine of 2F Commercial Area and restaurants
2F level Departures, waiting room
1F Level North entrance, South entrance, ticket office, waiting room, platforms, railway tracks,
B1 Level Arrivals, exits, taxi areas, south station square, north station square, bus station

Map and Location

Address: No.1, Tielu Street, Nangang District, Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China

Harbin Railway Station is located in Nangang District, 1km east of Harbin downtown, 8km northeast of Harbin West Railway Station, 38km northeast of Harbin Taiping Airport.

How many railway stations in Harbin?

There are two major railway stations in Harbin: Harbin Station, and Harbin West Station.

Harbin Railway Station is located in Nangang District, 1km east of Harbin downtown.

Harbin West Railway Station is located in Nangang District, 9km southwest of Harbin downtown.

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

Public Transportation

The public transports at Harbin Railway Station are included taxi and bus. Taxi is mostly recommended

How to get to Harbin Railway Station?


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

Taxi areas are on station square

Taxi Fee in Harbin

Day(6:00~22:30) Night (22:30~6:00)
0~3 km RMB8 RMB9
3km -12km RMB1.9 per km RMB2.28 per km
Above 12km RMB2.85 per km RMB3.55 per km

Taxi to Harbin Railway Station


There are 8 bus routes to or pass Harbin Railway Station, including bus 2, bus 6, bus 29. The bus station is on north station square and south station square.

Bus to Harbin Railway Station

How to get to Harbin Airport (HRB)?

Harbin Taiping International Airport(HRB) is located 38km southwest of Harbin Railway Station. How to get to Harbin Airport from Harbin Railway Station? Please click on here to get guides.

Harbin Airport


Step 1: Arrive at Harbin Railway Station by 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 Check at Harbin Railway Station

Waiting room at Harbin Railway Station

Ticket offices

3 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 Harbin 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 Harbin Railway Station by taxi, bus or car.

Departures at Harbin Railway Station

Foods and Restaurants

There are some food options at Harbin Railway Station, including Chinese food, fast food, KFC, Mcdonalds.

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