Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station - Pingyao Ancient City Railway Station

Opened on July 01 2014, Pingyao Ancient City Railway Station (Chinese name 平遥古城, Pingyao Gucheng) is located 9km southwest of Pingyao Ancient City. Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station is one high-speed rail station that covers 4,900 square metres, and has 2 island platforms, 4 railway tracks. The station handles around 22 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day, including Datong-Xian High-speed Railway.

Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station, Pingyao Ancient City Railway Station

Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station, Pingyao Ancient City Railway Station

Station Layout

Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station has 2 floors.

2F level Waiting lounge
1F level Entrance, Ticket office, Waiting lounge, Platforms, Railway tracks, Arrivals, Exits, Taxi areas, Parking lots, Bus Station

Map and Location

Address: Wenjing Road, Pingyao, Shanxi Province, China

Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station is located 9km southwest of Pingyao Ancient City

How many railway stations in Pingyao?

There are two railway stations in Pingyao: Pingyao Railway Station and Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station

Pingyao Railway Station is located 1km northeast of Pingyao Ancient City and it handles ordinary passenger trains.

Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station is located 9km southwest of Pingyao Ancient City and it handles high-speed trains.

Map of Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station, Pingyao Ancient city railway station map

Public Transportation

The public transports at Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station are included taxi and bus.

Taxi

Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also the most expensive way to get to Pingyao Ancient City from Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station.

The taxi fare from Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station to the south gate of Pingyao Ancient City is around RMB15, 9.5km, 18 minutes, one way.

The taxi fare from Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station to the north gate of Pingyao Ancient City is around RMB15, 10.5km, 20 minutes, one way.

Taxi area is on station square

Taxi to Pingyao Gucheng Railway station, Taxi at Pingyao Gucheng Train Station

Bus

There is one shuttle bus, No.108, linking Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station and Pingyao Ancient City.

Bus station is on station square

Bus 108 from Pingyao Gucheng Train Station to Pingyao Ancient City

How to visit Pingyao Ancient City from Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station?

Pingyao Ancient City is located 9km northeast of Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station. How to visit Pingyao Ancient City from Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station? Please click on here to get guides.

Pingyao Ancient City

Departures

Step 1: Arrive at Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station 40 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?

Departures hall at Pingyao Gucheng Railway station, Pingyao Gucheng Train Station

Ticket offices

Two 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 Pingyao Gucheng 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 the train ticket, please click on here to get guides.

Arrivals

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 Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station by taxi, car or bus.

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