Nanchang Railway Station Guides

Opened in 1935, rebuilt in 2016 and 2017, Nanchang Railway Station (Chinese name 南昌站, Nanchang Zhan) is located in Xihu District, 2km east of Nanchang downtown. It covers 17,760 square metres, and has 7 platforms, 16 railway tracks. Nanchang 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 75 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day, including Nanchang-Shanghai High-speed Railway and Nanchang-Jiujiang Intercity Railway.

Nanchang Railway Station

Station Layout

Nanchang Railway Station has 3 floors.

2F level Entrance, East Departures, West Departures, Waiting Hall
1F level Platforms, railway track, transfer, west station square, east station square, taxi area, bus station, parking lots
B1 Level Arrivals, exits

Map and Location

Address: No.213, Erqinan road, Xihu District, Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China

Nanchang Railway Station is located in Xihu District, 2km east of Nanchang downtown, 18km northeast of Nanchang West Railway Station, 34km south of Nanchang Changbei Airport.

How many railway stations in Nanchang?

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

Nanchang Railway Station is located in Xihu district, 2km east of Nanchang downtown.

Nanchang West Railway Station is located in Honggutan District, 15km southwest of Nanchang downtown

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

Public Transportation

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

How to get to Nanchang Railway Station?


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

Metro station: B1 floor on east station square, 150 metres from east exits of Nanchang Railway Station

Interval: 6 - 7 minutes

The first train: 06:55, the last train: 23:25

Ticket price: RMB2-8

Metro line 1 to Nanchang Railway station


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

Taxi areas are on west station square.

Taxi Fee in Nanchang

Day(5:00~23:00) Night(23:00~5:00)
0~2 km RMB6 RMB8
2~8 km RMB1.9 per km RMB2.3 per km
over 8 km RMB2.8 per km RMB3.4 per km

Taxi to Nanchang Railway Station


There are 21 bus routes to or pass Nanchang Railway Station, including bus 216, Bus 10, Bus 22, etc, and three bus stations on west square and east square.

Bus to Nanchang Railway Station

How to get to Nanchang Airport (KHN)?

Nanchang Changbei International Airport(KHN) is located 34km north of Nanchang Railway Station. How to get to Nanchang Airport from Nanchang Railway Station? Please click on here to get guides.

Nanchang Airport


Step 1: Arrive at Nanchang 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

3 ticket offices are on 2F

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

Departures hall at Nanchang Railway station

Foods and Restaurants

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

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