Taiyuan South Railway Station

Opened on July 01 2014, Taiyuan South Railway Station (Chinese name 太原南站,Taiyuan South Zhan) is located in Xiaodian District, 7km southeast of Taiyuan downtown. It covers 49,000 square metres, and has 10 platforms, 22 railway tracks. Taiyuan South 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 112 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day, including Beijing-Taiyuan High-speed Railway, Datong-Xian High-speed Railway.

Taiyuan South Railway Station

Station Layout

Taiyuan South Railway Station has 3 floors.

Mezzanine of 2F Commercial Area and restaurants, including Chinese foods, fast foods, coffee and KFC
2F level Departures, waiting room
1F Level West entrance, East entrance, ticket offices, waiting room, platforms, railway tracks, west station square, east station square, bus station
B1 Level Arrivals, exits, taxi areas, parking lots

Map and Location

Address: Taiyu Road, Xiaodian District, Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, China

Taiyuan South Railway Station is located in Xiaodian District, 7km southeast of Taiyuan downtown, 11km southeast of Taiyuan Railway Station, 6km northwest of Taiyuan Wusu Airport.

How many railway stations in Taiyuan?

There are two major railway stations in Taiyuan: Taiyuan South Station, and Taiyuan Station.

Taiyuan South Railway Station is located in Xiaodian District, 7km southeast of Taiyuan downtown.

Taiyuan Railway Station is located in Yingze District, 7.5km northeast of Taiyuan downtown.

Map of Taiyuan South Railway Station, Map of Taiyuan South high speed train station, location

Public Transportation

The public transports at Taiyuan South Railway Station are included taxi and bus. Taxi is mostly recommended

How to get to Taiyuan South Railway Station?

Taxi

Taxi is one convenient and fast way to get to or leave Taiyuan South Railway Station.

The taxi fare from Taiyuan downtown to Taiyuan South Railway Station is around RMB17, 20 minutes

Taxi drop-off areas are 1F and pick-up areas are on B1 floor

Taxi Fee in Taiyuan

Day(5:00~21:00) Night (21:00~5:00)
0~3 km RMB8 RMB8.6
3km -10km RMB1.6 per km RMB1.8 per km
Above 10km RMB2.4 per km RMB2.7 per km

Taxi to Taiyuan South Railway Station

Bus

There are 8 bus routes to or pass Taiyuan South Railway Station, including bus 807, bus 501, bus 849. The bus stations are on east station square and west station square.

Bus to Taiyuan South Railway Station

How to get to Taiyuan Airport (TYN)?

Taiyuan Wusu International Airport(TYN) is located 6km southeast of Taiyuan South Railway Station. How to get to Taiyuan Airport from Taiyuan South Railway Station? Please click on here to get guides.

Taiyuan Airport

Departures

Step 1: Arrive at Taiyuan South Railway Station by taxi, car or bus 45 minutes before train departure.

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.

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 . 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?

security check at Taiyuan South Railway Station

Waiting room at Taiyuan South Railway Station

Ticket offices

2 ticket offices are on 1F, 1 ticket office on B1 floor.

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 Taiyuan South 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 train tickets, please click on here to get guides.

Ticket offices at Taiyuan South Railway Station

Arrivals

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 Taiyuan South Railway Station by taxi, bus or car.

Departures at Taiyuan South Railway Station

Foods and Restaurants

There are some food options in departure hall, including Chinese food, fast food, KFC.

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