Jinan Railway Station Guides

Opened in July 1904, rebuilt in 1995 and expanded in 2013, Jinan Railway Station (Chinese name 济南站, Jinan Zhan) is located in Tianqiao District, 2km northwest of downtown of Jinan. The station combines both ordinary passenger train station (denoted with letter Z/T/K) and high-speed train station(G/D/C series). It covers 120,000 square metre, and has 7 platforms and 10 railway tracks. Jinan Railway Station serves Beijing-Shanghai Railway, Qingdao-Jinan Passenger Railway, and intercity High Speed railway to destinations in Shandong Province, as Qingdao, Yantai, Weihai, Rongcheng and Longkou.

Jinan Railway Station, Jinan train station

Jinan Railway Station, Jinan train station

Jinan Railway Station has 3 floors, including station terminal, north square. Departures are on 1F and 2F, arrivals are on B1 floor, tickets offices are on 1F and the platforms are on 1F.

2F Level Waiting hall, restaurants
1F level Entrance, ticket offices, departures hall, north square, taxi area, bus station, parking
B1 Level Arrivals, exits

Map and Location

Address: No.19 Chezhan Street, Tianqiao District, Jinan, Shandong Province, China

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(Chinese name: 济南西站, Jinan Xi) is located in Kuiying District, 15km west of Jinan urban center.

Jinan East Railway Station(Chinese name: 济南东站, Jinan East) is located in Licheng District, 25km northeast of Jinan urban center.

Jinan Railway Station(Chinese name: 济南站, Jinan Zhan) and Daminghu Railway Stati(Chinese name: 大明湖站)are near the downtown of Jinan.

Public Transportation

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


Because Jinan Railway Station is near the downtown of Jinan, taxi is the most convenient way to get to or leave the station

Taxi area: on the North square

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 Railway station, Taxi fares at Jinan Train Station


There are 20 city buses, including Bus No.1, Bus No.2, Bus No.2, Bus No.3, Bus No.4, and Airport bus to Jinan Airport(TNA)

Bus Station is on North Square.

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

How to get to Jinan Airport(TNA)

Jinan Yaoqiang Airport(TNA) is located 36km northeast of Jinan Railway Station. How to get to Jinan airport? Please click on here for details.

 Jinan Railway station, Jinan Train Station to Jinan Airport


Step 1:Get to Jinan Railway Station by 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 Railway station, Jinan Train Station

Ticket office

There are three ticket offices on 1F

Do you need to collect train tickets?

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


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 Railway Station by bus, taxi or car.

Arrivals at Jinan Railway station, Jinan Train Station

exits at Jinan Railway station, Jinan Train Station

Food and Retaurants

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

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