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As one of the key transport hubs of Shanghai, Shanghai South Railway Station is 5 km (3.1 miles) away from Xu Jia Hui (the business center of the city). It is the first gate of Shanghai - all the trains leaving the city have to pass through the South Railway Station. Every day, there are about 30 pairs of trains departing from the station, and most of them are bound for Hangzhou. The station is also an important transport hub connecting the Yangtze and the Pearl River Deltas, other cities in South China (Guiyang, Guangzhou, Nanjing, etc.), and Hong Kong and Macau Regions.  See Shanghai Train Schedules

The principal building and the North and South Squares of the South Railway Station cover an area of 60 hectares (148 acres) in total. The principal building of the station is a three-storey station hall. The first floor is the underground arrival level, where there are underground passages, transferring hall among the North and South Squares, the stations of the Subway Lines 1 and 3, and the station for coaches and tourism special buses. The second floor is the platform level, where there are 13 railway lines, 6 platforms, a passage connecting the North and South Squares, the VIP station halls, and the police station. The third floor is the departure level, where the huge station hall can hold a maximum of ten thousand passengers.

Passengers can take Subway Lines 1 and 3 from/to the station. Shanghai South Long-distance Bus Station is not far from the station and passengers can take the coaches to neighboring cities such as Hangzhou and Jiaxing. On the North and South Squares, there are several bus lines for passengers to get to the other areas of the city. 

 Tickets Booking Number: 95105105 (in Chinese) 

Subway Line 1 or 3.
Buses to Shanghai South Railway Station 
 On the South Square:

Bus Route Destination Operating Hours
No. 144 Nanpu Bridge 05:20 - 23:00
No. 867 Huanghua New Village 05:50 - 23:00
No. 973 Cancun Road Nanquan New Village 06:00 - 23:00
Airport Shuttle Bus Line 7 Pudong International Airport 06:50 - 21:30
Shang-Jia Line Jiading Coach Station 06:00 - 21:00
Shang-Zhu Line Zhu Jia Jiao 05:10 - 21:00
Shang-Zhu Line (Through) Qingpu Coach Station 05:00 - 21:00
No. 315 (Night) Shanghai Railway Station 23:20 - 04:40

 On the North Square: 
Bus Route Destination Operating Hours
No. 236 Old West Gate 06:00 - 08:10
15:00 - 18:00 (weekdays only)
No. 729 Donghai College 05:00 - 23:00
Shang-Cang Line Cangyuan Residential Quarter 06:00 - 21:00
No. 180 (Shang-Cang Line Through) Zizhu Science and Technology Park 06:30 - 20:00
No. 747 Shennan Road & Zhongchun Road 06:00 - 21:00
No. 803 Jinhui Road & Baole Road 05:50 - 21:00
No. 303 (Night) Nanpu Bridge 00:01 - 03:21
No. 301 (Night) Shanghai Railway Station 23:00 - 03:40

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 Other Railway Stations in Shanghai: 
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