Jinan West Railway Station Guides

Opened on June 30 2011, Jinan West Railway Station (Chinese name 济南西站, Jinan Xi Zhan) is located in Kuiying District, 15km west of downtown of Jinan .The station is a high-speed rail hub that covers 100,000 square metre, and has 9 platforms and 18 railway tracks. Jinan West Railway Station is mainly serving 193 high-speed trains bounding from Jinan city to major cities in China per day, including the Beijing - Shanghai (Jinghu) high-speed railway and Shijiazhuang - Jinan high-speed railway.

departure hall, Jinan West Railway Station, Jinan Xi high speed train station

Jinan West Railway Station has 5 floors, including station terminal, west square and east square. Departures are on 3F, arrivals are on 1F, tickets offices are on 3F and 2F. The platforms are on 2F. And metro line 1 station is on B1.

3F Level Departures hall, entrance
2F Level Train platforms, ticket offices,Taxi drop-off area, entrance, VIP lounge
1F level Arrivals, ticket offices, west square , east square (bus station, parking lots).
B1 Level Transfers, passage, Taxi Pick-up Areas, parking lots. Metro Line 1 station
B2 Level Metro Platforms

Map and Location

Address: No.6 Qilu Blvd, Kuiying District, Jinan, Shandong Province, China

Phone: +86 531 82490971

There are four railway stations in Jinan: Jinan Railway Station, Jinan West Railway Station, Jinan East Railway Station and Daminghu Railway Station.

Jinan West Railway Station is located in Kuiying District, 15km west of Jinan urban center.

Jinan East Railway Station is located in Licheng District, 25km northeast of Jinan urban center.

Jinan Railway Station and Daminghu Railway Station are near the downtown of Jinan.

Map of Jinan West Railway station, Jinan West Train Station

Public Transportation

The public transports are included Metro line 1, City bus, Taxi. How to get to Jinan West Railway Station?

Taxi

Because the metro line 2 that connects downtown of Jinan will be in operated until the end of 2020, now Taxi is most convenient and fastest way to get to or leave Jinan West Railway Station.

Taxi fare from downtown of Jinan to Jinan West Railway Station is around RMB33 one way, and the duration is around 35 minutes.

Taxi drop-off area: 2F

Taxi pick-up area: B1

Taxi Fee Standard (the fuel surcharge is 1RMB one way)

Day(5:00~23:00) Night (23:00~5:00)
0~2.9 km RMB9 RMB12
2.9km - 6 km RMB1.5 per km RMB1.8 per km
6km - 20 km RMB2.25 per km RMB2.6 per km
20km - 25 km RMB3 per km RMB3.5 per km
Above 25 km RMB3.75 per km RMB4.5 per km

Taxi at Jinan West Railway station, Taxi fares at Jinan West Train Station

Metro

Metro line 1 was operated on April 01 2019. The metro station is on B1 of Jianan West Railway Station But metro line 1 doesn't run to downtown of Jinan and it just runs north-south in the western part of the city. The metro line 2 that connects Jinan city centre will be operated untill the end of 2020.

The passengers don't need to go through security check again in or out station at entrance / exit of Metro

The first metro train is at 06:15 and the last is at 21:20

Metro line 1 to Jinan West Railway station, subway at Jinan Xi

Jinan West Metro Map, Metro line 1 to  Jinan West Railway station

Bus

There are 15 city buses, including BRT1, K109, K156, K157, K167, K202, K58, T202, Night 109,Night 156, Night 157, Night 167, Night 202, Night 58,Night BRT1, and and Airport bus line 3, express bus from Jinan West to Jinan East Railway Station

Bus Station center is on East Square, 290 metres southeast of Jinan West Railway Station, around 5 minutes by walking.

Bus at Jinan West Railway station, Bus routes at  Jinan West Train Station

How to get to Jinan Airport(TNA)

Jinan Yaoqiang Airport(TNA) is located 41km northeast of Jinan West Railway Station. How to get to Jinan West airport? Please click on here for details.

 Jinan West Railway station, Jinan West Train Station to Jinan Airport

Departures

Step 1:Get to Jinan West Railway Station by Metro, Taxi, Bus or Car 45 minutes before train departure.

Step 2: At entrance, go through Security Check and real-name ID check to enter departure Hall by showing passport. But if passengers arrive at station by metro, they don't need to go through security check again in or out station at entrance / exit of metro.

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 passport and ticket to station staff to check in. 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?

Departures at Jinan West Railway station, Jinan West Train Station

Ticket office

There are one ticket office on 1F and two ticket offices on 2F

Do you need to collect train tickets?

Since Dec 2019, the electronic tickets have been available on most train routes from or to Jinan 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.

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.

Arrivals

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 Jinan West Railway Station by metro, bus, taxi or car.

Arrivals at Jinan West Railway station, Jinan West Train Station

Food and Retaurants

There are many food options and restaurants in the departures hall, including Chinese food, rice, noodles, fast foods, KFC and McDonald's.

foods, McDonald's  at Jinan West Railway station, McDonald's  at  Jinan West Train Station

Free WIFI

The passenger can use Jinan West Railway Station free WiFi access by their mobile phones or laptops in departure hall and transfer hall which WIFI network name is SRWS-FREE;. Now Moblie Phone SMS is served for more than 220 countries phone numbers, including USA, France, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Singapore, Japan ect.

wifi at Jinan West Railway station, free wifi at  Jinan West Train Station

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