Shenzhen Railway Station Guides

Opened in 1950, expanded in 1990,,Shenzhen Railway Station (Chinese name 深圳火车站, Shenzhen Zhan) is located in Luhu District, the downtown of Shenzhen, and next to Luohu port where Lo Wu Station on the Hong Kong MTR is located. This station covers 28,000 square metres, and has 4 platforms, 8 railway tracks. Shenzhen Railway Station serves both traditional passenger trains (denoted with letter Z/T/K) and high-speed trains (D/C series) that serves 145 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day. including Guangzhou - Shenzhen intercity rails.

Shenzhen Railway Station, Shenzhen Train station

Shenzhen Railway Station has 3 floors. The departures of high-speed trains and bullet trains are on B1. The platforms, departures and ticket offices of raditional passenger trains are on 1F. The waiting rooms of traditional passenger trains are on 2F

2F level Waiting rooms of traditional passenger trains
1F Level Entrance, Security check, Ticket offices, departures of traditional passenger trains, the train platforms, passage to customs and immigration of Luhu port
B1 Level Entrance, Security check, Ticket offices, Departures, arrivals and exits of high-speed trains, Exit C of metro line 1, parking lots, passage to customs and immigration of Luhu port

Map and Location

Address: 1003 Jianshe Rd, Nanhu, Luohu District, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China

How many railway stations in Shenzhen?

There are five railway stations in Shenzhen: Shenzhen Railway Station, Shenzhen Railway Station, Shenzhen North Railay Station, Shenzhen West Railway Station and Shenzhen East Railway Station.

Shenzhen Railway Station is located in luohu Distric, the downtown of Shenzhen, next to Luohu Port.

Map of Shenzhen Railway station, Shenzhen Train Station Map

Public Transportation

The public transports are included Metro line 1, bus and taxi. Metro line 1 is mostly recommended. How to get to Shenzhen Railway Station?

Metro Line 1

Metro line 1 is the mostly recommended public way to or leave Shenzhen Railway Station. The exit C of metro station is on B1 level of Shenzhen Railway Station

The first metro train is at 06:30 and the last is at 23:00

Metro ticket price is RMB3-RMB8

Metro, subway at Shenzhen Railway station, Shenzhen Train Station

Shenzhen Metro Map

Taxi

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

Taxi drop-off and pick-up areas are on station square

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

Day(6:00~23:00) Night (23:00~6:00)
0~2 km RMB10 RMB13
3km - 25km RMB2.6 per km RMB3.4 per km
25km - 50km RMB3.4 per km RMB4.5 per km
Above 50km RMB5.4 per km RMB7 per km

Taxi to Shenzhen Railway station, Taxi at Shenzhen Train Station

Bus

There are 35 bus routes to or pass Shenzhen Railway Station, The city bus and coach stations are west station square.

Bus at Shenzhen Railway station, Bus routes and station at Shenzhen Train Station

How to get to Shenzhen Baoan Airport (SZX)?

Shenzhen Baoan International Airport(SZX) is located 40km northwest of Shenzhen Railway Station. How to get to Shenzhen Baoan Airport, please click on here to get details.

Shenzhen Railway station to Shenzhen Baoan airport, SZX airport

Departures

Step 1: Get to Humen Railway Station by metro, Taxi, bus or Car.

Step 2: 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 Shenzhen Railway station, Shenzhen Train Station

Ticket offices

3 offices are on 1F and B1

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 Shenzhen 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.

But if you train is to Hong Kong, you need to pick up your printed tickets before enter the departures hall.

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 Shenzhen Railway Station by metro, bus, taxi or car.

Arrivals at Shenzhen Railway station, Shenzhen Train Station

Food and Retaurants

There are some fast food, Chinese food and restaurants on of 2F, including KFC

restaurant, foods at Shenzhen Railway station, KFC at Shenzhen Train Station

Free WIFI

The passenger can use Ningbo Railway Station free WiFi access by their mobile phones or laptops in departure hall and transfer hall which WIFI network name is my wifi. 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 Ningbo Railway station, free wifi at  Ningbo Train Station

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