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How to get to Shanghai Railway Station by Taxi, Metro or Bus

Shanghai Railway Station is located in Jingan district, northwest of Shanghai downtown. Public transports are included metro line 1, line 3, line 4, bus and taxi. Metro trains are mostly recommended. Get the Map

Metro line 1, line 3 and line 4

Option 2, Shanghai railway station can be reached by Metro Line 1, Line 3 and Line 4 of the Shanghai Metro system. Metro trains are mostly recommended public transport to get to Shanghai Railway Station, including from the bund, Hongqiao Airport and Pudong Airport

Platforms and tracks of metro line 1 are on B2, but platforms and tracks of metro line 3 and line 4 are on 1F. Although the station hall of three metro lines are on B1 Mezzanine, the transfer between Line 1 and lines 3, 4 is actually quite long, because both metro stations are located on the opposite sides of the train station with a long tunnel connecting both platforms, metro line 1 is located on South Square, and line 3, 4 are located on North Square.

Passengers can make an interchange between metro line 3 and line 4 at platforms, but they need to buy new ticket to transfer Metro line 1

Subway Line 1: the first metro train is at 05:40 and the last is at 23:00

Subway Line 3: the first metro train is at 06:05 and the last is at 23:00

Subway Line 4: the first metro train is at 05:50 and the last is at 22:30

Metro ticket price is RMB3-RMB8

Metro, subway at Shanghai Railway station, Shanghai Train Station

Shanghai Subway Map

Option 2, Taxi

Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also the most expensive way to get to Shanghai Railway Station.

Taxi drop-off and pick-up areas are in underground Parking lots of North Square and South Square

Taxi Fee Standard(the fuel surcharge is 1RMB one way)

Day(5:00~23:00) Night(23:00~5:00)
0~3 km RMB11 RMB14
3~10 km RMB2.1 per km RMB2.4 per km
over15 km RMB3.6 per km RMB4.7 per km

If you take the taxi, you can show the following Chinese sentence to Taxi driver:

司机, 请带我去上海火车站, 谢谢! (Please drive me to Shanghai Railway Station, thank you!)

Taxi to Shanghai Railway Station

Option 3, Bus

There are 8 bus stations around Shanghai Railway statin and 35 bus routes to or pass Shanghai Railway Station, including bus lines 510, 768, etc.

But the buses are not recommended to foreign passengers, because most bus stops are in Chinese and few bus crew or driver can speak English.

Bus to Shanghai Railway Station

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