The journey from Shanghai to Ningbo takes about 1.5 - 2.5 hours on a high speed train.

At a distance of 333 kilometers (207 miles), there are at least 50 bullet trains operate from Shanghai to Ningbo daily. All of them depart from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station and arrive at Ningbo Railway Station.

High-Speed Train Timetable for Shanghai to Ningbo

The earliest train G7541 departs at 06:00, and the latest train G7529 departs at 20:35. The fastest one is train G7511, only taking about 1 hours 39 minutes to travel from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station to Ningbo Railway Station.

Please check out the part of timetable below.

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station to Ningbo Railway Station
Train No. Time Duration
G7541 06:00–07:50 1 h 50 min
D3145 06:40-09:00 2 h 20 min
G7503 08:04–09:52 1 h 48 min
D2281 10:28–12:32 2 h 4 min
G7599 11:10–13:05 1 h 55 min
G7511(fastest) 12:08–13:47 1 h 39 min
G7583 14:40–16:37 1 h 57 min
D3103 15:57–18:09 2 h 12 min
G7533 16:53–18:50 1 h 57 min
G7561 19:16–21:08 1 h 52 min
G7529 20:35–22:58 2 h 23 min

To find more train schedules, please download China Train Booking app.

Train Ticket Price for Shanghai to Ningbo

Price of the tickets on D-trains are slightly lower than that on G-trains. But there are only 17 D-trains available among the 49 bullet trains.

Train Type Business Class Seat 1st Class Seat 2nd Class Seat
G-Train 444 CNY 237 CNY 144 CNY
D-Train - 186 CNY 116 CNY

Maps of Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station / Ningbo Railway Station

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station and Ningbo Railway Station are the two main train stations in Shanghai and Ningbo. It’s very easy and convenient to transfer to other places or book a hotel to stay around the stations.

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station is located in the transportation hub with an airport, subway, and coach station nearby, which makes it easy for you to get to from other places in Shanghai, such as Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and the Bund.

  • Chinese name: 上海虹桥火车站
  • Address: 1500 Shengui Road, Minhang Area, Shanghai (上海市闵行区申贵路1500号)
  • Transportation: Subway line 2 & 10 & 17; taxi; bus
  • Nearby hotels: Howard Johnson Hongqiao Airport Hotel, Cordis Shanghai Hongqiao, MEHOOD HOTEL (Shanghai Hongqiao Business District)

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Ningbo Railway Station

Ningbo attracts more and more foreigners to study and work here recently, for its slow life style. Ningbo Railway Station becomes one of the most popular railway station for expats.

  • Chinese name: 宁波火车站
  • Address: 19 Nanzhan East Road, Haishu Area, Ningbo, Zhejiang (浙江省宁波市海曙区南站东路19号)
  • Transportation: Bus, taxi, subway line 2 & 4
  • Nearby hotels: Ningbo Hotel, Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Ningbo, Teckon Ciel Hotel (Ningbo Railway Station)

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Book Your Shanghai to Ningbo Train Tickets Online

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April, 2, 2020 Published by: Jolie Chow