Hong Kong West Kowloon Station, West Kowloon Terminus

West Kowloon Station Hong Kong

Hong Kong West Kowloon Station (West Kowloon Terminus) is located in Yau Tsim Mong District in Kowloon of Hong Kong(香港九龙油尖旺区), next to the West Kowloon Cultural District. It is serving as the terminus of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link and linked with Futian Railway Station in Shenzhen, jointing China mainland’s high speed rail network. When competed in third quarter of 2018, West Kowloon Station will become the world’s largest underground train station.

  • Station name: West Kowloon Station Hong Kong
  • Chinese name: 西九龙站
  • Location: on OpenStreetMap
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Opening of West Kowloon Station: 3rd Quarter of 2018

While the completion date remains unknow, Kowloon West Station is scheduled to open in third quarter of 2018, between July, August or September.

Location

West Kowloon Station is located in West Kowloon District of Hong Kong, with Kowloon MTR Station to its east, Austin MTR Station to its west.

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Station Platforms

1F Platform Overpass linking MTR Kowloon Station & Austin Station, Stores
Ground F Concourse Entrance,Station hall, Public transport interchange
B1 F Ticket Hall Ticket office, Taxi drop-off station
B2 F Arrival Level
B3 F Depature Level Waitting room, Departure hall
B4 F Platforms Platforms

Local Transport Links

Ideally located between Kowloon MTR Station and Austin MTR Station, Hong Kong West Kowloon Station is going to be develped into Hong Kong’s rail transport hub when completed and linked by ground pedestrian area, footbridges and metro. It is about 10-minute walk from Kowloon MTR Station and 3-minute walk to Austin MTR Station.

From West Kowloon Station, passengers can travel by MTR service to Central in 10 minutes, Wan Chai in 10 minutes, Tsim Sha Tsui in 5 mins, Shatin in 25 mins, etc.

Connections to 16 Major Mainland Cities

When West Konloon Station start operation in 3 quarter of 2018, it will be connected to Chinese high speed rail network. And it become possible to travel by high speed train from Hong kong to 16 major cities in mainland China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu, Chongqing, Kunming, Nanning, Changsha, Shantou, Xiamen, Fuzhou, Nanchang, Nanjing, Zhengzhou and Xian. More popular tourist destinations like Guilin or Huangshan or Zhangjiajie will be reachable by high speed rail from Hong Kong.

Train Connection to Shenzhen & Guangzhou

According to its original operation plan in 2008, West Kowloon Station will operate a great amount of high speed train service to or from China mainland, of which 54 trains daily run to Futian Railway Station, 54 to Shenzhen North, 7 to Humen and 25 trains daily to Guangzhou South Station.

From West Kowloon Station to Frequency Interval Travel Time
Shenzhen Futian Station 54 15 mins 14mins
Shenzhen North Station 54 23mins
Humen Railway Station 7
Guangzhou South Station 25 30 mins 48mins

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