Shenzhen Metro

<p><strong>Shenzhen Metro</strong></p>
<p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p>
<p>In Mainland China, Shenzhen was the sixth city to have a subway. The rapid transit system has a length of 178.44 kilometers. Among other metro systems in China, Shenzhen Metro is one of the most convenient and uncomplicated methods of travel. Here&rsquo;s more information about the Shenzhen Metro System:</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<ul>
<li><strong>Cost</strong></li>
</ul>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>Shenzhen Metro System employs a system where the farther you travel, the higher the amount you have to pay. At 4 kilometers or 2.5 miles, the fare starts at CNY2. CNY1 is added for the next 4 kilometers you travel. If the distance goes 12 kilometers or 7.5 miles farther, CNY1 is added to the fare for every extra 6 kilometers or 4 miles. It charges CNY1 per extra 8 kilometers or 5 miles after 24 kilometers or 15 miles.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>On another note, there are preferential prices for children and senior citizens over the age of 65.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Children</strong></p>
<ul>
<li>If the child is being accompanied by a paying adult and is under 4 feet in height, he or she can get a ride for free.</li>
<li>The child can pay half of the full price if he or she is between 1.2 to 1.5 meters or between 4-5 feet in height.</li>
<li>However, if the paying adult brings 2 children with him or her, only one of the kids is charged for free whilst the remaining child needs to pay.</li>
</ul>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>People with disabilities (PWD) and senior citizens over the age of 65 can also have free rides.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<ul>
<li><strong>Operating Hours</strong></li>
</ul>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>The hours of operation of the Shenzhen Metro System operates from 6:30 in the morning to 12:00 noon. On busy hours, the availability of trains in some lines is at every 2 minutes. Basically, eight (8) minutes is the average frequency of trains. &nbsp;</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<ul>
<li><strong>How and Where to Buy Tickets</strong></li>
</ul>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>There are three ticket options that Shenzhen Metro offers:</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<ol>
<li><strong>Single Journey Ticket</strong></li>
</ol>
<p>This is a green or yellow plastic token. This can be purchased by paying cash. This can be bought at self-service vending machines which only accept CNY0.5 and CNY1 coins and CNY5 and CNY10 bills.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<ol start="2">
<li><strong>Transportation Card</strong></li>
</ol>
<p>If the Beijing Metro System has &ldquo;Yikatong&rdquo; card, the Shenzhen Metro has its own &ldquo;Tong&rdquo; card. This card is reloadable. It requires a minimum of CNY50 load. Purchase and reload of this card can be done at Station Service Centers.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<ol start="3">
<li><strong>One-Day Travel Pass</strong></li>
</ol>
<p>This pass costs CNY20. This can be bought at any ticket booths of metro stations. The passengers who acquired this pass can travel all the metro lines of the city without limit in 24 hours.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<ul>
<li><strong>Connections to Stations and Airports</strong></li>
</ul>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Line 1:</strong> This line is considered to be one of the major subway lines of Shenzhen. The Luoho border and Shenzhen Railway Station are the areas where this line begins. This line passes through Futian, Nanshan, and Bao&rsquo;an and ends within the vicinity of the Bao&rsquo;an International Airport.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Line 2: </strong>It connects from the Shekou Port and then through Futian Station to Louhu on its northern side.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Line 3: </strong>Comprising of 30 stations, this line travels from Yi Tian Station to Shuang Long Station.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Line 4: </strong>Following a south-north distribution, this line runs between Fu Tian Port Station and Qinghu Station.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Line 5: </strong>Running from west to east direction, this line has 27 stations connecting between Qian Hai Wan Station and Huan Bei Ling Station.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Line 7: </strong>This line is quite zigzaggy and links Xili Lake and Tai&rsquo;an.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Line 9: </strong>This subway line connects Hongshuwan South and Wenjin.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Line 11: </strong>This is also called the airport line or the express rail line which runs from Shenzhen Bao&rsquo;an International Airport to Futian Station.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Line 20: </strong>This line recently got opened at the end of 2018 which connects the International Convention and Exhibition Center and Bao&rsquo;an International Airport.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<ul>
<li><strong>Major Tourist Landmarks of the City Near Stations</strong></li>
</ul>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>Below are some historic places, picturesque spots, and themed attractions of Shenzhen located near subway stations:</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<table>
<tbody>
<tr>
<td width="312">
<p><strong>Line 1</strong></p>
</td>
<td width="312">
<p>Happy Valley Theme Park</p>
<p>Splendid China Folk Village</p>
<p>Contemporary Art Terminal</p>
<p>HeXiangning Art Gallery</p>
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td width="312">
<p><strong>Line 2</strong></p>
</td>
<td width="312">
<p>Sea World</p>
<p>Nanhai E-Cool</p>
<p>Tien Hou Temple, Chiwan</p>
<p>Nanshan Mountain</p>
<p>Window of the World</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td width="312">
<p><strong>Line 3</strong></p>
</td>
<td width="312">
<p>Children&rsquo;s Palace</p>
<p>Lotus Hill Park</p>
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td width="312">
<p><strong>Line 9 </strong></p>
</td>
<td width="312">
<p>Sand River (Shahe) Golf Club</p>
</td>
</tr>
</tbody>
</table>
<p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Other Major Stations of Note</strong></p>
<p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p>
<ul>
<li><strong>Old Street and Shopping Park &ndash; </strong>transfer station with Longgang line</li>
<li><strong>Bu Ji Station </strong>&ndash; serves as a transfer station of subway line 3 and Huanzhong line</li>
<li><strong>Shao Nian Gong </strong>&ndash; a link to Shao Nian Gong Station of Longhua line</li>
<li><strong>Fu Tian Kou An &ndash; </strong>linked to Lok Ma Chau station of Hong Kong MTR East Rail Line</li>
<li><strong>Huanggang Checkpoint &ndash;</strong> a station where tourists can get through to enter Hong Kong</li>
</ul>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Future Development Plans </strong></p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>New metro lines are planned to be constructed with one of these subway lines to be connected to Dongguan Rail Transit. This construction work has a predicted cost of 160 billion yuan. The target date of completion for this project is on 2022.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p>
<p><strong>Additional Information </strong></p>
<p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p>
<p>Similar to any other metro systems, the subway lines of Shenzhen Metro are also represented with designated colors:</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Line 1: </strong>green</p>
<p><strong>Line 2:</strong> orange</p>
<p><strong>Line 3:</strong> light blue</p>
<p><strong>Line 4:</strong> red</p>
<p><strong>Line 5</strong>: purple</p>
<p><strong>Line 7:</strong> dark blue</p>
<p><strong>Line 9</strong>: light gray</p>
<p><strong>Line 11</strong>: deep purple</p>
<p><strong>Line 20</strong>: yellow</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>The Shenzhen Metro is so simple to use, convenient, efficient, and very useful to each and every citizen in China, and one can only be filled with so much wonder on its expansion.</p>

1

Line 11

Read More

1

Line 9

Read More

1

Line 7

Read More

1

Line 5

Read More

1

Line 4

Read More

1

Line 3

Read More

1

Line 2

Read More

1

Line 1

Read More

Other China Metro Systems

Xiamen Metro
Nanjing Metro
Changzhou Metro
Guangzhou Metro
Dalian Metro
Chongqing Rail Transit
Chengdu Metro
Hefei Rail Transit
Fuzhou Metro
Xi'an Metro
Shenzhen Metro
Wuhan Metro
Tianjin Rail Transit
Suzhou Rail Transit
Ningbo Rail Transit
Lanzhou Rail Transit
Qingdao Metro
Shanghai Metro
Beijing Subway
Wuxi Metro
Wenzhou Rail Transit
Urumqi Metro
Jinan Metro
Hangzhou Metro
Changsha Metro
Zhengzhou Metro
Xuzhou Metro
Shijiazhuang Metro
Shenyang Metro
Harbin Metro
Guiyang Urban Rail Transit
Dongguan Rail Transit
Nanning Rail Transit
Changchun Rail Traffic
Kunming Rail Transit
Nanchang Metro