Xiamen Railway Station Guides

Opened in 1957 and expanded the construction in 2012, Xiamen Railway Station (Chinese name 厦门站) is located in Siming district, downtown of Xiamen. The station combines both ordinary passenger train station (denoted with letter Z/T/K) and high-speed train station(G/D/C series), and covers 76,000 square metre, and has 5 platforms and 9 railway tracks. Xiamen Railway Station is mainly serving 89 bullet trains per day.

Xiamen Railway Station, Xiamen Train Station

departure hall, Xiamen Railway Station, Xiamen high speed train station

Station Layout

Xiamen Railway Station has 3 floors, including north departures hall, south departures hall, south square and north square. Departures and tickets office are on 2F and 1F. The platforms and North Arrivals are 1F. South Arrivals are on B1.

2F Level North Entrance that serves bullet train(D series) and high-speed train(G series), Taxi drop-off area, departures hall, boarding gate - Ticket check No . 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, ticket offices
1F Level Train platforms, Transfers, ticket offices, South Entrance that serves "traditional" passenger trains , Departures hall, boarding gate - Ticket check No . 1, 8. North Arrival hall and Exits, Taxi Pick-up Areas
B1 Level South Arrival hall and Exits,, Taxi Pick-up Areas, bus station, parking lots

Map and Location

Address: 900 Xiahe Road, Siming District, Xiamen, Fujian Province, China

There are three railway stations in Xiamen, Xiamen North Railway Station, Xiamen Railway Station, and Gaoqi Railway Station.

Xiamen North Railway Station is located in Houxi Town, Jimei District, around 25km north of Xiamen urban center.

Gaoqi Railway Station is close to Xiamen Airport(XMN).

Xiamen Railway Station is in downtown of Xiamen.

Map of Xiamen Railway station, Xiamen Train Station

Public Transportation

The public transports are included Metro line 1, City bus, Taxi. How to get to Xiamen Railway Station?


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

Day(5:00~23:00) Night (23:00~5:00)
0~3 km RMB10 RMB12
Above 3km RMB2 per km RMB2.4 per km
Above 8km RMB3 per km RMB3.6 per km

Taxi at Xiamen Railway station, Taxi fares at  Xiamen Train Station


There is no metro station at Xiamen Railway Station yet. Hubin East RD station of Metro line 1 is located 1.2km northwest of Xiamen Railway Station. Passengers can take Metro Line 1 to Hubin East RD station first, then take taxi to Xiamen railway station ( 5 minutes and RMB12)

The first metro train is at 06:30 and the last is at 22:30

Metro line 1 to Xiamen Railway station, subway at Xiamen Train Station

Xiamen Metro Map, Metro line 1 to xiamen Railway station


There are 30 bus routes at Xiamen Railway Station, including 113,116,127,K3,express1,K1,express 2, K3,express7, express 8, airport bus

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

How to get to Xiamen Gaoqi Airport(XMN)

Xiamen Gaoqi Airport(XMN) is located 10km northeast of Xiamen Railway Station. How to get to Xiamen airport? Please click on here for details.

Xiamen Railway station, Xiamen Train Station to Xiamen Airport


Step 1:Get to the north entrance at Xiamen Railway Station by Taxi, Bus or Car 45 minutes before train departure.

Step 2: Go through Security Check and real-name ID check to enter departure Hall by showing passport. If you train is to Hong Kong, you need to pick up your printed tickets before go throught Security Check.

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. If you train is to Hong Kong, please show your passport and ticket 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 Xiamen Railway station,  Xiamen Train Station

Ticket office

There are two ticket office on 1F and two ticket offices on 2F

Do you need to collect train tickets?

Since Dec 2019, the electronic tickets have been available on most train routes from or to Xiamen 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.

But for the train routes to Hong Kong, the passengers still need to go to station ticket office to pick up the printed tickets, and then show the tickets to check in and board the train. How to collect train tickets? Please click on hereto get Guies.


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 Xiamen Railway Station by bus, taxi or car.

Arrivals at Xiamen Railway station, Xiamen Train Station

Food and Retaurants

There are many food options and restaurants on North Square, including Chinese food, rice, noodles, fast foods, KFC, McDonald's.

KFC Xiamen Railway station, foods, KFC at Xiamen Train Station


The passenger can use Xiamen 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 Xiamen Railway station, free wifi at Xiamen Train Station

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