Hefei View

Hefei View

Hefei is in eastern China, at the western end of the Yangtze River Delta, and it’s a city in southern China. The total area of the city is 11408.48 square kilometers, and the urban area is 838.52 square kilometers. Hefei is famous for its historical buildings, among which are Baogong Temple, Xiaoyao Jin, Sipai Pai, Chenghuang Temple and Hui Yuan.

Hefei Railway Station was put into use in 1935 and rebuilt in 2010. It’s in the city center of Hefei City, so taking trains in Hefei Railway Station is very convenient. The station is about 13 kilometers far away from Hefei South Railway Station 27 kilometers from Xinqiao International Airport.

Unlike many urban railway stations, the construction of Hefei Railway Station was initially linked to the "new urban area". And in February 1996 was approved by the Ministry of Construction for the national urban comprehensive development pilot area. It can be seen that Hefei Station plays an important role in changing the appearance of the city by setting up a new urban area for the new station. Hefei Station has become a new coordinate of urban development, recorded in the historical archives of Hefei's urban development and changes.

The station operates both normal and high-speed trains. Passengers can take trains to many major cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xi'an, and Nanjing.

  • Name in Chinese: 合肥站                                 
  • Hefei Railway Station Address: 1 Zhanqian Road, Yaohai District, Hefei, Anhui, China
  • Address in Chinese: 合肥市瑶海区站前路1号
  • Station size: nine platforms, thirteen lines                        
  • Nearby transportation: buses, taxis, subways
  • E-ticket Service: yes
  • Station Telephone: 0551-12306

Hefei Railway Station Map

Hefei Railway Station is in Yaohai District (瑶海区), which is the city center of Hefei City.

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Hefei Railway Station Map

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Popular Trains from Hefei Railway Station

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  • Hefei–Xi'an: Three are 6 normal-speed trains run from Taiyuan Railway Station to Xi'an Railway Station each day. The journey takes about 16 hours and costs 244.5 yuan per hard sleeper ticket.
  • Hefei–Beijing: There is one normal-speed train runs from Hefei Railway Station to Beijing West Railway Station each day. The journey takes about 14 hours and costs 238.5 yuan per hard sleeper ticket.
  • Hefei–Shanghai: There are 5 high-speed trains from Hefei Railway Station to Shanghai Railway Station daily. The journey takes about 3 hours and costs 224 yuan per second-class ticket.
  • Hefei–Nanjing: Over ten high-speed trains head to Nanjing South Railway Station from Hefei Railway Station. The journey takes about 1 hour and costs 67 yuan for a second-class seat ticket.
  • Hefei–Wuhan:There are 3 high-speed trains to Wuhan Railway Station from Hefei Railway Station. The duration is about 2.5 hours.

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Layout of Hefei Railway Station


Hefei Railway Station has a 2-floor main building, and two squares (south and north square).

F2: waiting rooms, toilets, specialty stores, hot drinking water, restaurants
F1: ticket offices, waiting rooms, luggage storage service, toilets, hot drinking water, restaurants
B1: arrival floor

What to Eat at Hefei Railway Station

For Western-style food, you can find Mcdonald's and KFC on F1 and F2.

For local Chinese food, the noodles shop on F1 called Mianduoduo (面多多) is recommended.
If you have enough time, you can find some local restaurants around Hefei Railway Station. Here are some famous Hefei gourmetS. Such as Stir Fry Whitebait with Chives and Hui Style Roast Duck,

Hefei Climate

Hefei is the capital city of Anhui Province, located between the Yangtze River and Huaihe River. Its climate is characterized by a subtropical monsoon type with four distinct seasons.
Hefei is located in the middle latitude zone, between The Yangtze River and Huai River. The annual temperature is cold in winter and hot in summer, mild in spring and autumn, and belongs to the climate type of transition zone from warm temperate zone to subtropical zone, with subtropical humid monsoon climate.

The average temperature of spring: 15℃
The average temperature of summer: 27℃
The average temperature of spring: 17℃

The average temperature of spring: 4℃   

Transports Around Hefei Railway Station


  • Name: Hefei Railway Station
    Location: the south square
    Available buses: 40, 47, 114, 152, 304, 10, 129, 159, 504, 517, 682, 701, 705…


The location of the taxi stand: north square
Starting price: 8 yuan


Available lines: line 1 and 3
Operating time: 06:00-22:35; 06:00-22:15
Hefei Metro Line Network, click the map to see a larger map:

Hefei subway map

Getting to Other Places from Hefei Railway Station

How to Get to Hefei South Railway Station

  • Total distance: 13 kilometers

>>> By subway: Metro Line 1
Take Metro Line 1 at Hefei Railway Station and get off at Hefei South Railway Station.
This journey takes about 30 minutes and costs 3 yuan.    

>>>By taxi: The journey takes 23 minutes and costs about 21 yuan.

How to Get to Hefei Swan Lake Park

  • Total distance: 17 kilometers

>>> By subway: Metro Line 3
Take Metro Line 3 at Hefei Railway Station and get off at Hefei Theater.

This journey takes about 48 minutes and costs 4 yuan.

>>>By taxi: The journey takes 43 minutes and costs about 24 yuan.

How to Get to Hefei Xinqiao International Airport

  • Total distance: 50 kilometers

>>> By airport shuttle bus
Take airport shuttle bus at Hefei Railway Station and get off at Hefei Xinqiao International Airport.
This journey takes about 1 hour 30 minutes and costs 25 yuan.

>>>By taxi: The journey takes 1 hour 22 minutes and costs about 107 yuan.

Booking Your Train Tickets

You are always welcome to use our China Train Booking app to get your tickets within 3 minutes. We will make the process of booking a train ticket quite easy for you. Payment is also safe and convenient via credit card, PayPal, WeChat, and Alipay.

Further reading:
Hong Kong – Shenzhen/Futian High-Speed Trains
China High-Speed Train/Rail Guide
How to Buy China Train Tickets