Qingdao North Railway Station
Operated on Jan 10 2014, Qingdao North Railway Station (Chinese name 青岛北站，Qingdao Bei Zhan) is located in Licang District, 14km north of Qingdao urban center. It covers 68,000 square metre, and has 8 platforms and 18 railway tracks. Qingdao North Railway Station is one of the terminal stations of high-speed trains (denoted with letter G and D) bounding from Qingdao city to major cities in China that mainly serving 153 high-speed trains per day, including Beijing - Qingdao High-Speed Railway.
Qingdao North Railway Station has 4 floors. Departures are on 2F, Entrance, tickets offices, platforms and restaurants are on 1F. Arrivals and Metro line 3 station are B1
|2F Level||Departures Hall, including waiting hall and 14 boarding gate (Ticket Check)|
|1F Level||West Entrance, East Entrance, Securtiy Check, Two ticket offices, restaurants, including KFC, Platforms, Taxi drop-off Areas, West Square, East Square|
|B1 level||Arrivals, Taxi Pick-up Areas, Parking lots, Metro Line 3 Station|
|B2 Level||Metro Line 3 Platforms|
Map and Location
Address: No.1 Jingle Road, Licang District, Qingdao, Shandong Province, China
There are three railway stations in Qingdao: Qingdao Railway Station, Qingdao North Railway Station, Qingdao West Railway Station.
Qingdao Railway Station is located in Shinan District, downtown of Qingdao.
Qingdao North Railway Station is located in Licang District, 14km north of Qingdao urban center.
Qingdao West Railway Station is located in Huangdao District, 47km southwest of Qingdao urban center.
The public transportations are included Metro line 3, City bus, Taxi. Metro line 3 is mostly recommended. How to get to Qingdao North Railway Station?
Metro line 3 is mostly recommended public transportation because it is cheapest and most convenient.
The metro line 3 station is on B1 that links Qingdao Railway North Station and downtown of Qingdao
The first metro train is at 06:00 and the last is at 22:25
Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also most expensive way to get to or leave Qingdao North Railway Station.
Taxi drop-off area: East entrance and west entrance
Taxi pick-up area: exit gates on B1
The one way fare from Qingdao North Railway Station to downtown is around RMB40, around 25 minutes.
Taxi Fee Standard (the fuel surcharge is 1RMB one way)
|3km - 10 km||RMB2 per km||RMB2.6 per km|
|10km - 35 km||RMB3 per km||RMB3.9 per km|
|Above 35 km||RMB4 per km||RMB5 per km|
There are 16 bus routes and two bus stations as below
|Bus station on West Square 260 metres from Railway Terminal Station||Bus 614, Bus 624, Bus 636, Bus 773, Airport Bus.|
|Bus station on East Square 340 metres from Railway Terminal Station||Bus 23, Bus 24, Bus 112, Bus 113, Bus 118, Bus 120, Bus 207, Bus 325, Bus 325, Bus 387, Bus 603, Bus 908, Bus 935|
How to get to Qingdao Airport(TAO)
Qingdao Liuting International Airport(TAO) is located 16km northeast of Qingdao North Railway Station. How to get to Qingdao airport? Please Go Here for details.
Step 1:Get to Qingdao North Railway Station by Metro, Taxi, Bus or Car 40 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. 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 you seats?
The 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 Qingdao North 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 go to ticket office to collect the printed tickets anymore.
If you have train E-tickets, how to check in your train? Please go here to get Guides.
If you still need to pick up printed tickets, please go 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 Qinggdao North Railway Station by metro line 3, bus, taxi or car.
Food and Retaurants
There are a lots of food options and restaurants on 1F, including Chinese food, rice, noodles, fast foods, McDonald's.
The passenger can use Qingdao North 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.