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Beijing Shanghai High speed Railway

Opening Date: June 30, 2011
Termini: Beijing South Railway Station to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station
Stations: 24
Speed: 250/km/h (155 mph), 350km/h(216mph, the maximum speed will reach to 380 km (236mph).
Transport Capacity: 1.6 million per yearGauge: 1,435mm


Information of Beijing-Shanghai High-speed Railway
Beijing- Shanghai High Speed Railway is the beginning of high speed railway era in China; it connects to the two important cities and the economic and political hearts of China. The completion of this great project will shorten the travel time between the two cities to 5 hours. Beijing- Shanghai High Speed Railway commenced construction in April 18th, 2008 and was completed in November 15th 2010. It officially opened to the public on June 30th, 2011. It departs from Beijing South Railway Station and ends at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. The total length is 1318km and the track direct connects through three administrations Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjing and passes through four provinces Hebei, Shandong, Anhui and Jiangshu. This High Speed Railway is a milestone in China’s railway history.

The Beijing and Shanghai High-speed railway runs between the existing north and east line connecting the two economic regions. The train joins the Bohai Rim and Yangtze River Delta. The train passes plains and hilly areas through Haihe, Yellow River, Huaihe, and Yangtze River systems. It was designed to reach a speed of 250/380 km with a maximum speed of up to 380 km, initial operating speed is 250/300 km.  The time for the journey between Beijing South - Shanghai Hongqiao Station is about 5-7 hours. Passenger transportation capacity is 1.6 million per year.

There are 24 railway stations along the route. Five are the original departure stations of Beijing south railway station, Tianjing West Railway Station, Nanjing South Railway Station, and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. The departure time from each follows the time table strictly.

Information of Beijing-Shanghai High-speed Railway Ticket Price and Service

Three kinds of seats are available on the 300kph train - the second class seats, the first class seats and VIP Seats (Sightseeing Seat). The ticket price varies from 555 Yuan to 1750Yuan per one way trip.
The 250 kph train has the same seating but the price ranges from 410 Yuan to 1260 Yuan per one way trip.
Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail company says the ticket price change will be based on market demand.

Speed 2nd-class seat 1st-class seat VIP Seat (Sightseeing Seat) Quickest Journey Timet Daily services
G(300km/h) 555 Yuan 935 Yuan 1750 Yuan 4h48m 63
D(250km/h) 410 650 1260* 7h56m 27

Shanghai to Beijing Normal Train Timetable and Fares
Train No. Departs Arrives Distance & Duration Seat Fares in Renminbi Yuan Hard Sleeper Fares in Renminbi Yuan Soft Sleeper Fares in Renminbi Yuan
D316 Shanghai Hongqiao
7:25am
Beijing South
3:21pm
1318km/7h56m 408/648 - -
D318 Shanghai Hongqiao
8:22am
Beijing South
5:53pm
1318km/9h31m 408/- - 1043/1173
D320 Shanghai Hongqiao
10:23am
Beijing South
7:05pm
1318km/8h42m 408/- -/-/- 1043/1173
1462 Shanghai
12:28pm
Beijing
10:40am
1463km/22h12m 157/- 284/295/305 -
D366 Shanghai Hongqiao
1:31pm
Beijing South
10:31pm
1318km/9h 408/- -/-/- 782/878
*T110 Shanghai
6:14pm
Beijing
9:25am
1463km/15h11m 178/- 305/316/326 477/498
D312 Shanghai
7:30pm
Beijing South
7:07am
1454km/11h37m 309/- - 615/696
D322 Shanghai
8:00pm
Beijing South
7:38am
1454km/11h38m 309/- - 615/696
*D314 Shanghai
9:18pm
Beijing South
8:56am
1454km/11h38m 309/- - 615/696


 

Shanghai to Beijing High Speed Train Schedules & Fares

Train No. Departs Arrives Duration 1st & 2nd Class Seat Fares in Renminbi Yuan Deluxe Seat Fare in RMB Yuan Business Class Seat Fare in RMB Yuan
G104 Shanghai Hongqiao
7:10am
Beijing South
12:40pm
1318km/5h30m 555/935 1053 -
G106 Shanghai Hongqiao
7:15am
Beijing South
12:50pm
1318km/5h35m 555/935 - 1748
G108 Shanghai Hongqiao
7:53am
Beijing South
1:23pm
1318km/5h30m 555/935 1053 -
G12 Shanghai Hongqiao
8:00am
Beijing South
12:55pm
1318km/4h55m 555/935 - 1748
G110 Shanghai Hongqiao
8:05am
Beijing South
1:28pm
1318km/5h23m 555/935 - 1748
G32 Shanghai Hongqiao
8:17am
Beijing South
1:43pm
1318km/5h26m 555/935 - 1748
G34 Shanghai Hongqiao
8:45am
Beijing South
2:15pm
1318km/5h30m 555/935 - 1748
G2 Shanghai Hongqiao
9:00am
Beijing South
1:48pm
1318km/4h48m 555/935 - 1748
G112 Shanghai Hongqiao
9:05am
Beijing South
2:26pm
1318km/5h21m 555/935 - 1748
G36 Shanghai Hongqiao
9:15am
Beijing South
2:44pm
1318km/5h29m 555/935 - 1748
G114 Shanghai Hongqiao
9:27am
Beijing South
2:49pm
1318km/5h22m 555/935 1053 -
G116 Shanghai Hongqiao
9:45am
Beijing South
3:15pm
1318km/5h30m 555/935 - 1748
G14 Shanghai Hongqiao
10:00am
Beijing South
2:55pm
1318km/4h55m 555/935 - 1748
G118 Shanghai Hongqiao
10:10am
Beijing South
3:34pm
1318km/5h24m 555/935 - 1748
G120** Shanghai Hongqiao
10:15am
Beijing South
3:42pm
1318km/5h27m 555/935 - 1748
G38 Shanghai Hongqiao
10:30am
Beijing South
4:06pm
1318km/5h36m 555/935 - 1748
G122 Shanghai Hongqiao
10:53am
Beijing South
4:23pm
1318km/5h30m 555/935 1053 -
G16 Shanghai Hongqiao
11:00am
Beijing South
3:55pm
1318km/4h55m 555/935 - 1748
G124** Shanghai Hongqiao
11:05am
Beijing South
4:35pm
1318km/5h30m 555/935 - 1748
G126 Shanghai Hongqiao
11:15am
Beijing South
4:51pm
1318km/5h36m 555/935 - 1748
G130 Shanghai Hongqiao
12:05pm
Beijing South
5:42pm
1318km/5h37m 555/935 - 1748
G132 Shanghai Hongqiao
12:16pm
Beijing South
5:47pm
1318km/5h31m 555/935 - 1748
G138 Shanghai Hongqiao
1:00pm
Beijing South
6:30pm
1318km/5h30m 555/935 - 1748
G40 Shanghai Hongqiao
1:05pm
Beijing South
6:36pm
1318km/5h31m 555/935 - 1748
G140 Shanghai Hongqiao
1:20pm
Beijing South
6:43pm
1318km/5h23m 555/935 - 1748
G142 Shanghai Hongqiao
1:46pm
Beijing South
7:15pm
1318km/5h29m 555/935 - 1748
G4 Shanghai Hongqiao
2:00pm
Beijing South
6:48pm
1318km/4h48m 555/935 - 1748
G42 Shanghai Hongqiao
2:25pm
Beijing South
7:49pm
1318km/5h24m 555/935 - 1748
G144 Shanghai Hongqiao
2:30pm
Beijing South
8:00pm
1318km/5h30m 555/935 1053 -
G146** Shanghai Hongqiao
2:46pm
Beijing South
8:16pm
1318km/5h30m 555/935 1053 -
G18 Shanghai Hongqiao
3:00pm
Beijing South
7:55pm
1318km/4h55m 555/935 - 1748
G148** Shanghai Hongqiao
3:05pm
Beijing South
8:35pm
1318km/5h30m 555/935 1053 -
G150 Shanghai Hongqiao
3:20pm
Beijing South
8:48pm
1318km/5h28m 555/935 - 1748
G20 Shanghai Hongqiao
4:00pm
Beijing South
8:55pm
1318km/4h55m 555/935 - 1748
G154 Shanghai Hongqiao
4:05pm
Beijing South
9:29pm
1318km/5h24m 555/935 1053 -
G156 Shanghai Hongqiao
4:20pm
Beijing South
9:44pm
1318km/5h24m 555/935 - 1748
G22 Shanghai Hongqiao
5:00pm
Beijing South
9:55pm
1318km/4h55m 555/935 - 1748
G158** Shanghai Hongqiao
5:05pm
Beijing South
10:23pm
1318km/5h18m 555/935 1053 -
G160 Shanghai Hongqiao
5:17pm
Beijing South
10:45pm
1318km/5h28m 555/935 1053 -
G44 Shanghai Hongqiao
5:38pm
Beijing South
11:14pm
1318km/5h36m 555/935 - 1748
G162 Shanghai Hongqiao
5:50pm
Beijing South
11:20pm
1318km/5h30m 555/935 - 1748
G164 Shanghai Hongqiao
5:55pm
Beijing South
11:25pm
1318km/5h30m 555/935 - 1748