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Shanghai – Hangzhou High-Speed Trains

Shanghai – Hangzhou High-Speed Railway is one of the most traveled routes. Bullet trains run frequently between these two cities. There are more than 120 pairs of high-speed trains in service every day, with the travel time between 45 minutes and 1.5 hours. High-speed trains operate at Shanghai Hongqiao / Shanghai railway stations and Hangzhou East / Hangzhou South / Hangzhou railway stations.

shanghai hongqiao railway station

Shanghai to Hangzhou High-Speed Train

Shanghai to Hangzhou High-Speed Train Schedules and Ticket Fares

 (Updated on Sep.19, 2023)

Train Number Departure - Arrival Duration Ticket Fares
G1321 06:10 – 06:56 46 min Second class: US$5 – 13 (32 – 92.5 CNY)
First class: US$11 - 21 (74 – 147.5 CNY)
Business class: US$32 - 41 (219.5 -278.5 CNY)
G2189 07:30 – 08:31 1 h 1 min
G1509 08:42 – 09:32 50 min
G1657 10:25 – 11:12 47 min
G7591 12:01 – 13:02 1 h 1 min
G41 14:51 – 15:48 57 min
G7365 16:07 – 17:03 56 min

Please note:

  • There are more than 150 pairs of high-speed trains running from Shanghai to Hangzhou, departing from 05:54 to 21:30. Trains listed above are some of them. Check up-to-date train schedules.
  • Ticket fares vary according to different types of trains and different terminals.
  • Shanghai to Hangzhou high-speed trains operate at different train stations in both cities. Please pay attention to which station your train will operate when booking train tickets.

Hangzhou to Shanghai High-Speed Train Schedules and Ticket Fares

(Updated on Sep.19, 2023)

Train Number Departure - Arrival Duration Ticket Fares
G7358 06:10 – 07:36 1 h 26 min Second class: US$5 – 13 (32 – 92.5 CNY)
First class: US$11 - 21 (74 – 147.5 CNY)
Business class: US$32 - 41 (219.5 -278.5 CNY)
G7372 08:11 – 09:24 1 h 13 min
G7504 09:19 – 10:18 59 min
G7586 10:45 – 11:46 1 h 1 min
G7540 12:04 – 13:09 1 h 5 min
G7546 14:30 – 15:32 1 h 2 min
G7590 17:50 – 18:46 56 min

Seat Classes on Shanghai – Hangzhou High-Speed Trains

High-speed trains on Shanghai – Hangzhou rail route provide three types of seats: second class seat, first class seat and business class seat. Second class seat and first-class seat are the most popular among travelers. Business class seat is the most expensive but the most comfortable. Here is the introduction of each type of seat class.

Second Class

Second class seat is the standard type and the cheapest on high-speed trains. It is also the most common types on G, D and C trains. A second-class coach has five seats in a row, two seats on one side of the aisle and three on the other. The configuration is A+B+C and D+F. Seats numbered A and F are window seats.

First Class

First class carriage provides more comfort and privacy than second class. The first-class seat is wider than a second-class seat. First-class seats are arranged as A+C and D+F across the coach width, offering more leg room and elbow room. Moreover, there is an automatic door to separate the coach from the others to keep quiet and private.

Business Class

Business class seats are available on most G-category trains and some D and C-category trains. This is the most luxurious and expensive class on high-speed trains. There are three seats in a row, two seats on one side and one on the other side of the aisle (A+C and F). As first class, there is also an automatic door to keep the coach quiet and private.

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Tourism Attractions in Shanghai and Hangzhou


Shanghai, often referred to as the "Pearl of the Orient," is a bustling metropolis and one of China's most popular tourist destinations. Known for its towering skyscrapers, historical landmarks, vibrant culture, and thriving culinary scene, Shanghai offers a diverse range of attractions for tourists. 


west lake

Hangzhou is a beautiful city located in eastern China and is renowned for its natural beauty, rich history, and cultural heritage. It attracts millions of tourists every year with its stunning landscapes, historical sites, and vibrant atmosphere.

Undoubtedly the most famous attraction in Hangzhou, West Lake is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a symbol of the city. The lake's scenic beauty, encompassing serene waters, picturesque pagodas, and lush gardens, has inspired many poets and artists throughout history. 1-Day West Lake Walking Tour 

Nanxun Ancient Town is another noteworthy tourist attraction near Hangzhou that is definitely worth visiting. Nanxun is known for its beautiful architecture, blending traditional Chinese and Western influences. The town features elegant mansions, pavilions, bridges, and gardens that reflect the prosperous history of the region. 1-Day Nanxun Ancient Town Tour from Hangzhou 

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