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15 July 2015

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Changsha Metro Line Service Guide

The Metro is the best way to commute in Changsha. Changsha has five metro lines at the moment, numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. The public signs are in Chinese and English. Stops are announced in both Chinese and English and there are maps on all the metro trains, with blinking lights showing the upcoming stops.

Operating hours: 6:30-23:00
How to pay:
--An APP named “长沙地铁 (Changsha Metro)”;
--Xiaoxiang Card; or,
--Single journey ticket.

The Xiaoxiang Card integrates Changsha bus, metro, and maglev line payment service. There are two kinds of cards: real-name and non-real-name cards. The non-real-name ones are open to foreigners. Cardholders get a 30% discount when taking a bus and a 10% discount when taking either metro or maglev trains in urban Changsha.

Transfer stations are:
Yingwanzhen Station: transfer to Metro Line 2 and Line 4
Wuyi Square Station: transfer to Metro Line 1 and Line 2
Fubuhe Station: transfer to Metro Line 3 and Line 4
Houjiatang Station: transfer to Metro Line 1 and Line 3
Huangtuling Station: transfer to Metro Line 1 and Line 4
Changsha Railway Station: transfer to Metro Line 2 and Line 3
North Yuehu Park Station: transfer to Metro Line 3 and Line 5
Wanjiali Station: transfer to Metro Line 2 and Line 5
Guitang Station: transfer to Metro Line 4 and Line 5
Shawan Park Station: transfer to Metro Line 2 and Line 4
Hotline: 0731-86850000/81858000

Related News:

New Subway Train Operation Diagram Put into Use

Changsha Metro adjusted the operation diagram of the entire metro network on May 17, to further shorten train intervals and improve transport capacity. The new diagram has mainly improved Changsha Metro’s transport capacity during the morning and evening rush hours. Extra trains have been added to Changsha Metro Lines 3, 4 and 5.

It should be noted that the departure times of the first subway trains were adjusted accordingly.

Metro Lines

Shortest Intervals Between Trains

Workdays

Weekends

Morning Rush Hours

Evening Rush Hours

Line 1

4 minutes and 54 seconds

5 minutes and 10 seconds

5 minutes and 28 seconds

Line 2

3 minutes and 47 seconds

4 minutes and 5 seconds

4 minutes and 5 seconds

Line 3

6 minutes and 29 seconds

6 minutes and 29 seconds

Line 4

5 minutes and 28 seconds

5 minutes and 43 seconds

5 minutes and 43 seconds

Line 5

6 minutes and 17 seconds

6 minutes and 17 seconds


Source: en.changsha.gov.cn

Updated on May 18, 2021