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.

departure hall, Qingdao Railway Station, Qingdao train station

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.

3F Level Offices
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

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.

Map of Qingdao Railway station, Qingdao Train Station

Public Transportation

The public transports are included Metro line 3, City bus, Taxi. How to get to Qingdao Railway Station?

Taxi

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)

Day(5:00~23:00) Night (23:00~5:00)
0~3 km RMB10 RMB12
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

Taxi to Qingdao Railway station, Taxi fares at Qingdao Train Station

Metro

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

Metro line 3 to Qingdao Railway station, subway at Qingdao Train Station

Qingdao Metro Map, Metro line 3 to  Qingdao Railway station, Qingdao Train Station

Bus

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.

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

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.

Qingdao Railway station, Qingdao Train Station to Qingdao airport(TAO)

Departures

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?

Departures at Qingdao Railway station, Qingdao Train Station

Ticket office

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.

Arrivals

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.

Arrivals at Qingdao Railway station, Qingdao Train Station

Food and Retaurants

There are many food options and restaurants on 2F, including Chinese food, rice, noodles, fast foods, McDonald's.

foods, McDonald's  at Qingdao Railway station, McDonald's  at  Qingdao Train Station

Free WIFI

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.

wifi at Qingdao Railway station, free wifi at  Qingdao Train Station

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