Ningbo Railway Station Guides

Opened in 1959, closed for renovation in 2010 and reopened on Sep 26 2015, Ningbo Railway Station (Chinese name 宁波站, Ningbo Zhan) is located 3m southwest of Ningbo urban center. It is a first-class station that covers 63,000 square metre, and has 8 platforms and 16 railway tracks. Ningbo Railway Station one high-speed train station that mainly serving 125 high-speed trains per day, including Ningbo - Taizhou - Wenzhou High-Speed Railway.

Ningbo Railway Station, Ningbo train station

Ningbo Railway Station has 5 floors. departures are on 2F. Entrance, platforms and ticket offices are on 1F, arrivals are on B1, and Metro line 2 station is on B2

Mezzanine of 2F Commercial Area, restaurants, including Chinese foods, KFC, McDonalds
2F Level Departures Hall ( Waiting room and boarding gates (Ticket Check)
1F Level Platforms, Entrance, Security check, Ticket offices, VIP lounge
B1 Level Arrivals, the underground passage links the exits, South Square and North Square
B2 Level Metro line 2 station
B3 Level Metro line 2 platforms

Map and Location

Address: 19 Nanzhandong Road, Haishu District, Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China

There are two railway stations in Ningbo, Ningbo Railway Station and Ningbo East Railway Station.

Ningbo Railway Station is located in Haishu District, 3km southwest of downtown of Ningbo.

Ningbo East Station is located in Yinzhou District, 4km southeast of downtown of Ningbo.

Map of Ningbo Railway station, Ningbo Train Station Map

Public Transportation

The public transports are included metro line2, city bus, Taxi. Metro line2 is mostly recommended. How to get to Ningbo Railway Station?


Metro line 2 is the mostly recommended public way to or leave Ningbo Railway Station that links the station with downtown of Ningbo and Ningbo Airport. The metro station is on B2 and the platforms are on B2 leve Lines 3.

The first metro train is at 06:25 and the last is at 22:25

Ningbo Metro Map

Ningbo Metro line 2 to Ningbo Railway station, metro at Ningbo Train Station


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

Taxi drop-off area: The entrance on 1F

Taxi pick-up area: exit gates on B1

The one way fare from Ningbo Railway Station to downtown is around RMB13, around 8 minutes.

Taxi Fee Standard

Day(5:00~23:00) Night (23:00~5:00)
0~3 km RMB11 RMB13
2km - 10km RMB2.4 per km RMB3 per km
Above 10km RMB3.4 per km RMB4.5 per km

Taxi to Ningbo Railway station, taxi fare to Ningbo Train Station


There are 25 bus routes to or pass Ningbo Railway Station on South Square, and 12 bus routes on North Square. There is one undeground passage links arrivals, south square and north square.

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

How to get to Ningbo Airport(NGB)

Ningbo International Airport(NGB) is located 13km southwest of Ningbo Railway Station. How to get to Ningbo airport? Please click on here for details.

Ningbo Railway station to Ningbo airport(NGB)


Step 1: Get to Ningbo Railway Station by Metro line 2, 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.

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. 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 Ningbo Railway station, Ningbo Train Station

Ticket offices

18 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 Ningbo 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.

Departures at Ningbo Railway station, Ningbo Train Station


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 Ningbo Railway Station by metro line 2, taxi, bus or car.

Arrivals at Ningbo Railway station, Ningbo Train Station

Food and Retaurants

There are some fast food, Chinese food and restaurants on Mezzanine of 2F, including KFC, McDonald's and Starbucks

restaurant, foods Ningbo Railway station, KFC at Ningbo Train Station


The passenger can use Ningbo Railway Station free WiFi access by their mobile phones or laptops in departure hall and transfer hall which WIFI network name is Iningbo. 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 Ningbo Railway station, free wifi at  Ningbo Train Station

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