Hefei Railway Station Guides

Opened in 1934, rebuilt in 1995 and renovated in 2009 - 2014 on Nov 12 2014, Hefei Railway Station (Chinese name 合肥站, Hefei Zhan) is located in Yaohai district, 3km northeast of Hefei downtown. It covers 92,200 square metres, and has 9 platforms, 13 railway tracks. Hefei 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 98 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day, including Hefei-Fuzhou High-speed Railway and Hefei-Nanjing-Shanghai High-speed Railway.

Hefei Railway Station

Station Layout

Hefei Railway Station has 3 floors.

2F level Departures, Waiting Hall
1F level Entrance, security check, ticket offices, platforms, railway track, transfer, station square, taxi area, bus station, parking lots
B1 Level Arrivals, exits

Map and Location

Address: No. Zhanqian Road, Yaohai District, Hefei, Anhui Province, China

Hefei Railway Station is located in Yaohai District, 3km northeast of Hefei downtown, 11km northeast of Hefei South Railway Station, 44km southeast of Hefei Xinqiao Airport.

How many railway stations in Hefei?

There are two major railway stations in Hefei: Hefei Station, and Hefei South Station

Hefei Railway Station is located in Yaohai district, 3km northeast of Hefei downtown.

Hefei South Railway Station is located in Baohe District, 8km south of Hefei downtown

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

Public Transportation

The public transports at Hefei Railway Station are included metro line 1, line 3, taxi and bus. Metro is mostly recommended.

How to get to Hefei Railway Station?


Hefei railway station can be reached by Metro line 1 or line 3. Metro is mostly recommended public transport to get to or leave Hefei Railway Station.

Metro station: B1 floor on south station square (A and D entrace/exit)

Interval: 6 - 7 minutes

Metro line 1: the first train: 06:00, the last train: 22:35

Metro line 3: the first train: 06:00, the last train: 22:37

Ticket price: RMB2-8

Metro line 1 to Hefei Railway station


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

Taxi areas are on south station square.

The taxi fare from Hefei downtown to Hefei Railway Station is around RMB10.

Taxi Fee in Hefei

Day(5:00~23:00) Night(23:00~5:00)
0~2.5 km RMB8 RMB10
2.5~10 km RMB1.3 per km RMB1.6 per km
over 10 km RMB2.1 per km RMB2.5 per km

Taxi to Hefei Railway Station


There are 27 bus routes to or pass Hefei Railway Station, and two bus stations.

Bus station on south square: Bus 1, Bus 10, Bus 11, Bus 22, Bus 85, Bus 101, Bus 111, Bus 114, Bus 119, Bus 159, Bus 226, Bus 301, Bus 509, Bus 704, Bus 705, Bus 706, Bus 709, Bus 902.

Bus station on north square: Bus 40, Bus 47, Bus 152, Bus 304, Bus 504, Bus 682, Bus 683, Bus 686, Bus T3, Bus T5, Bus T6.

Bus to Hefei Railway Station

How to get to Hefei Airport (HFE)?

Hefei Xinqiao International Airport(HFE) is located 44km northwest of Hefei Railway Station. How to get to Hefei Airport from Hefei Railway Station? Please click on here to get guides.

Hefei Airport


Step 1: Arrive at Hefei 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 Hefei 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.

How to pick up printed 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 Hefei Railway Station by metro, taxi, bus or car. Metro is the mostly recommended way.

Departures hall at hefei Railway station

Foods and Restaurants

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

McDonalds at hefei Railway station

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