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Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

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Address: West of the Hongqiao Airport, Minhang District, Shanghai 200335, China
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Huge station

Make sure you're always on time here, it's nearly always crowded. Especially when you still need to pick up your tickets, be there earlier.. there are quite long queues at the... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Make sure you're always on time here, it's nearly always crowded. Especially when you still need to pick up your tickets, be there earlier.. there are quite long queues at the desks to get tickets. The place is enormous yet it's managed quite well. Trains are relatively on time.

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Roosendaal, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most of the railway stations in China are very friendly to foreigners. Most of them have a special bookingpace to go to. An English person will help you out. From Hongkiao you have many destinations also with the CCM

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Comptche, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took the train from Huangshan to Shanghai, a four hour trip. First class tickets were sold out so we went second class which I would do again. The second class seats were comfortable, the train was clean, the restrooms had an attendant cleaning after each use or several uses. There just is no need to pay twice the price... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took a high speed train from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway station to Beijing. The station were clean even though it was very crowded.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a big station and lots of people. Even you bought ticket online, you need to line up to pick up your ticket. And you need to ask for direction as mostly all signboard in Chinese language The station only allow advance ticket buying within 3 days. If you need to buy any ticket earlier, kindly go there accordingly The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Biggest train station ever. Never saw one train station so big as Shanghai Hongqiao! Is places just beside the airport what makes it very convenient for all travellers.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Rode the high speed train from Beijing to Hongqiao and then met someone for lunch. The station seems relatively new and modern. It is impressive in its design and size The station is huge and it was important to know which side we were going to meet. They were more restaurants than I could count. The taxi queue, on the... More 

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Brownsburg, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was impressed at the size of the station. Restaurants and shopping were plentiful. My only complaints are that it was so hot, not enough seats, and the lack of any regular toilets (I could only find squat pots). Get ready to fight the crowds upon loading the train. We were in a group of 5, sometimes had to stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's fairly modern and efficient. Rail travel in China is as good as it gets and you can catch high speed trains to many destinations. It's a huge competition to aviation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hassle-free for the most part. Just prepare for the mass exodus of people in the weekends. Came in via the G train from Yiwu and this directly connected to the subway as well as the bus route.

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