Shijiazhuang Railway Station Guides
Opened in 1902, rebuilt in 2000, reopened on Dec 21 2012, Shijiazhuang Railway Station (Chinese name 石家庄站, Shijiazhuang Zhan) is located in Qiaoxi District, 5km south of Shijiazhuang downtown. It covers 105,900 square metres, and has 13 platforms, 30 railway tracks. Shijiazhuang Railway Station combines both ordinary passenger train station (denoted with letter Z/T/K) and high-speed train station(G/D/C series) that handles 196 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day, including Beijing-Guangzhou High-Speed Railway, Shijiazhuang-Jinan High-speed Railway and Shijiangzhuang-Taiyuan High-speed Railway.
Shijiazhuang Railway Station has 4 floors.
|Mezzanine of 2F||Commercial Area and restaurants, including Chinese food, rice, noodles, KFC|
|2F level||Departures, Waiting Hall|
|1F level||Taxi drop-off areas, entrance, security check, ticket offices, platforms, railway track, transfer|
|B1 Level||Arrivals, exits, taxi areas, bus station, West station square, East station square.|
|B2 Level||Metro line 3 station|
Map and Location
Address: Zhonghuanan Road, Qianxi District, Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China
Shijiazhuang Railway Station is only highs-speed railway station in Shijiazhuang that is located in Qiaoxi District, 5km south of Shijiazhuang downtown, 47km southwest of Shijiazhuang Zhengding Airport.
The public transports at Shijiazhuang Railway Station are included metro line 3, taxi and bus. Metro is mostly recommended.
Shijiazhuang railway station can be reached by Metro line 3. Metro is mostly recommended public transport to get to or leave Shijiazhuang Railway Station.
Metro station: B1 floor
Interval: 5 minutes
The first train: 06:30, the last train: 22:30
Ticket price: RMB2-8
Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also the most expensive way to get to Shijiazhuang Railway Station.
Taxi drop-off areas are on 2F and pick-up areas are on B1 floor
Taxi Fee in Shijiazhuang
|3~6 km||RMB1.6 per km||RMB1.8 per km|
|over 6 km||RMB2.2 per km||RMB2.7 per km|
There are 32 bus routes to or pass Shijiazhuang Railway Station, including bus No.9, bus No.15 and bus No.20, airport bus line 3 etc. The bus stations are on East Station Square and West Station Square.
How to get to Shijiazhuang Airport (SJW)?
Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport(SJW) is located 47km northeast of Shijiazhuang Railway Station. How to get to Shijiazhuang Airport from Shijiazhuang Railway Station? Please click on here to get guides.
Step 1: Arrive at Shijiazhuang Railway Station by metro, taxi, car or bus 45 minutes before train departure. If your train is to Hong Kong, please arrive at station at least 1 hour before the departure, because you need to pick up the train tickets at ticket office.
Step 2: Get through the real-name ID check. Please show your passport to station staff at entrance of station. The staff will scan your passport to check your identity document and your booking. (If your train is to Hong Kong, you also need to show your train tickets)
Step 3: Get through security check and find the boarding gate (Ticket Check). The live information of gate is on the overhead screens in departure hall, and the boarding gate No. of your train will be in our confirmation email we send you.
Step 4: Have a seat near the gate to wait for check-in and boarding. The ticket check gate will be opened 20 - 15 minutes prior to the departure time.
Step 5: Ticket check. Please show your passport to station staff to check in (If your train is to Hong Kong, you also need to show your train tickets). The gate will be closed 5 minutes before train departure
Step 6: Boarding. Find the platform of your train, board the train and then find your seats. How to find your seats?
4 ticket offices are on 2F, 1 ticket office on 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 Shijiazhuang 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 your train is to Hong Kong, you still need to pick up the train tickets at ticket office before check in.
How to check in the train by E-ticket? Please click on here to get guides.
How to pick up printed tickets? Please click on here to get guides.
Step 1: After get off your train, follow direction signs to exits.
Step 2: Please show your passport and confirmation No.(or printed ticket) to station staff to check out.
Step 3: Leave Shijiazhuang Railway Station by metro, taxi, bus or car. Metro is the mostly recommended way.
Foods and Restaurants
There are some food options in departure hall, including Chinese food, fast food, bread, cake, KFC and McDonald's.