Futian Railway Station

Futian Railway Station

Futian Railway Station is in Futian District, which is on the Shenzhen / Hong Kong border. It’s located entirely underground and is the largest underground station in Asia.

Futian Railway Station connects Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou through the high-speed railway, which enables passengers to have a 35-minute ride to Guangzhou and a 14-minute ride to Hong Kong.

  • Station name in Chinese: 福田站
  • Station address: at the intersection of Shennan Avenue and Yitian Road
  • Chinese address: 深圳市深南大道与益田路交叉口
  • Station size:4 platforms, 8 lines
  • Nearby transportation:buses, taxis, subways

Futian Railway Station Map

Futian Railway Station Map

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Popular Trains from Futian Station

Vibrant Express to Hong Kong

Vibrant Express to Hong Kong

  • Futian–Hong Kong: Over 40 high-speed trains run from Futian to Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station each day. The journey takes about 14 minutes and costs 68 yuan per second-class seat.
  • Futian–Guangzhou: Fourteen high-speed trains run each day from Futian to Guangzhou South Railway Station. The journey takes about 50 minutes and costs about 82 yuan per second-class ticket.
  • Futian–Beijing: There is only one high-speed train in service from Futian to Beijing West Railway Station. The journey takes about 11½ hours and costs 944.5 yuan for a second-class seat ticket.
  • Futian–Changsha: There are two high-speed trains operating from Futian to Changsha South Railway Station daily. It takes about 3½ hours and costs about 397 yuan for a second-class ticket.
  • Futian–Shanghai: There are no direct trains from Futian to Shanghai, but you can transfer at Shenzhen North Railway Station. There are 10 high-speed trains from Shenzhen North to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. It takes about 12 hours and costs about 568 yuan for a second-class ticket.

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Layout of Futian Railway Station

Futian Railway Station consists of three basement levels. Passengers can find three entrances on the ground floor, which lead directly to floor B2 (the waiting hall floor).

Here are the specific functions for each floor:

  • B1: ticket office, service desk, hot drinking water, entrance, toilets, subway
  • B2: waiting hall, check points, toilets, hot drinking water, left luggage office, police
  • B3: platforms

Collecting Tickets and Boarding Trains at Futian Railway Station

If you have already collected your paper ticket(s), please enter the station and go straight to the waiting hall on B2 to have a security check and wait for the departure.

If you need to collect your paper ticket(s), please take your passport(s) and go to B1 to collect the paper ticket(s) you’ve booked online. Then go to B2 to have a security check and wait for the departure.

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Transport Around Futian Railway Station

Bus

The bus system is very modern and advanced in Shenzhen. Passengers can take a bus from the east side of B1.

Available buses: 4, 9, 234, 327, B613, E18, E28, M221, M413, N3

Here are some popular bus routes from Futian Railway Station to popular tourist attractions or famous places:

  • Bus 4 and 9: to Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center (会展中心)
  • Bus E28: to Shenzhen North Railway Station
  • Bus 327: to Shenzhen University
  • Bus E18: to Lotus Hill Park

Taxi

Starting price: 9 yuan

Taxi stands are located on B1 at Futian Railway Station. To leave the station by taxi, please follow the signs to get there. When arriving by taxi at Futian Railway Station, passengers will be dropped off at Civil Square.

Subway

  • Available metro lines: 2, 3, and 11 (airport line)
  • Operating times: 06:30 to 23:00 daily

If you want to leave by subway from Futian Railway Station, you can go to B1 and take a subway train.

Getting to Other Places from Futian Railway Station

To Shenzhen North Railway Station, 10 Kilometers

Shenzhen North Railway Station

Shenzhen North Railway Station

>>> By subway: Metro Line 2 → Metro Line 4, 7 stops in total
1. Take Metro Line 2 at Futian Railway Station and get off after one stop at Civic Center Station (市民中心).
2. Take an internal transfer at Metro Line 4 and get off after six stops at Shenzhen North Railway Station (leave from Exit D).

This journey takes about 27 minutes and costs 4 yuan.

>>> By taxi: The journey takes 19 minutes and costs about 43 yuan.

To Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, 32 Kilometers

>>>By subway: Metro Line 11, 8 stops in total
Take Metro Line 11 at Futian Railway Station and get off at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport.
The duration is about 1 hour and it costs 7 yuan.

Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport

Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport

>>>By bus: 101/223/113 → airport shuttle bus 330, 6 stops in total
1. Take bus 101/223/113 at Television Building Station and get off after five stops at Shenzhen Airlines Building Station.
2. Transfer to airport shuttle bus 330 and get off at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport.
The journey takes 1 hour 15 minutes costs about 22 yuan.

>>>By taxi: The journey takes half an hour and costs about 100 yuan.

To Futian Port, 4 Kilometers

>>>By subway: Metro Line 2 → Metro Line 4, 4 stops in total
1. Take Metro Line 2 at Futian Railway Station and get off after one stop at Civic Center Station (市民中心).
2. Take an internal transfer at Metro Line 4 and get off after three stops at Futian Checkpoint Station.
This journey takes about 27 minutes and costs 4 yuan.

>>>By taxi: The journey takes 13 minutes and costs about 19 yuan.

To the Museum of Contemporary Art and Planning Exhibition, 2 Kilometers

The Museum of Contemporary Art and Planning Exhibition

the Museum of Contemporary Art and Planning Exhibition

>>>By subway: Metro Line 3, 7 stops
Take Metro Line 3 at Futian Railway Station and get off at Children’s Palace (少年宫) Station (leave from Exit A2).
This journey takes about 30 minutes and costs 4 yuan.

>>>By taxi: The journey takes 20 minutes and costs about 12 yuan.

Hotels Around Futian Railway Station

Star-rated hotels:
Futian Shangri-La Shenzhen (深圳福田香格里拉大酒店): 2 kilometers in distance, 5-star, business-style design, gym, swimming pool, spa, tennis court, shuttle service, luggage storage service, restaurant
Sheraton Shenzhen Futian Hotel (深圳大中华喜来登酒店): 1.3 kilometers in distance, 5-star, restaurant, KTV, gym, luggage storage service, shuttle service, swimming pool
The Ritz-Carlton, Shenzhen (深圳星河丽思卡尔顿酒店): 1.6 kilometers in distance, 5-star, sauna room, gym, luggage storage service, shuttle service, swimming pool, restaurant

Budget hotels:
Leju 68 Aparthotel (乐居68连锁酒店公寓): 1.5 kilometers in distance, 300–320 yuan a night
Shangpin Hotel (上品酒店): 2 kilometers in distance, 200–300 yuan a night
Xin Da Zhou Hotel (深圳新大洲酒店): 4 kilometers in distance, 450–600 yuan a night

Booking Your Train Tickets

If you want to know how to book Chinese train tickets, please read How to Buy a Chinese Train Ticket.

You can use our China Train Booking app to search for trains, learn about China train types, see the train schedules, and view the online map. Our trip advisors are always ready to help you.

Further reading:
Hong Kong – Shenzhen/Futian High-Speed Trains
China High-Speed Train/Rail Guide
Delivery Service – an Easier and Faster Way to Get Your Tickets