Qingdao Railway Station Guides
Opened in 1901, rebuilt two times in 1991 and 2006, and reopened on Aug 01 2008, Qingdao Railway Station (Chinese name 青岛站) is located in Shinan District, downtown of Qingdao. The new station is an example of German architectural traits incorporated into a Chinese-designed building. Qingdao stationcombines both ordinary passenger train station (denoted with letter Z/T/K) and high-speed train station(G/D/C series). It covers 54,000 square metre, and has 6 platforms and 10 railway tracks. Qingdao Railway Station is mainly serving 84 high-speed trains per day.
Qingdao Railway Station has 5 floors. Departures are on B1, Arrivals, tickets office and platforms are on 1F. And metro line 3 station is on B2.
|2F Level||Commercial area, including foods, restaurants, for example, Mcdonald's|
|1F level||Arrivals, Platforms, West Entrance, East Entrance, South Entrance, West Waiting Hall, Taxi drop-off Areas, Taxi Pick-up Areas, Bus station, Parking lots.|
|B1 Level||Departures Hall|
|B2 Level||Metro Line 3 Station|
Map and Location
Address: No. 2, Taian Road, Shinan District. Qingdao, Shandong Province, China
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 transports are included Metro line 3, City bus, Taxi. How to get to Qingdao Railway Station?
Becaue Xiamen railways tation is in downtown, if your hotel also is in downtown, Taxi is mostly recommeded way to leave or to Xiamen Railway Station.
Taxi drop-off and pick-up area: Taian Doad, west of Qingdao Railway Station
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|
The metro line 3 station is on B2 of Qingdao Railway Station that links Qingdao North Railway Station
The first metro train is at 06:15 and the last is at 22:40
The city bus station is on West Square and East Square included 8, 26, 223, 303, 303, 307. The airport bus line 2 (702) is on South Square.
How to get to Qingdao Airport(TAO)
Qingdao Liuting International Airport(TAO) is located 30km north of Qingdao Railway Station. How to get to Qingdao airport? Please click on here for details.
Step 1:Get to Qingdao Railway Station by Metro, 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?
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 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 Qinggdao Railway Station by metro line 3, bus, taxi or car.
Food and Retaurants
There are many food options and restaurants on 2F, including Chinese food, rice, noodles, fast foods, McDonald's.
The passenger can use Qingdao 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.