- High Speed Trains
- Soft Sleeper
- Hard Sleeper
- Train Ticket Types
- International Tickets
- How to Buy Tickets
- How to Collect Ticket
- How to Take
- Baggage Allowance
- Railway Stations
- Food Onboard
- Railway Map
- Travel Tips
- Spring Festival Rush
- Booking Policy
- Booking FAQ
- Customer Reviews
- Independent Rail Travelers
- Lowest service fee
- One-to-one expert service
- No change fees
- 99% obtaining tickets
- 100% refund if tickets are unavailable
Quick Guide on Train Travel in China
- How to buy tickets?Two methods: book with online agency indefinitely in advance (at least 60 days prior to departure); purchase at a railway Station with your original passport 58 days in advance.
- How to collect tickets?Two ways: deliver to a hotel you reserved in China; pick up by yourself at a railway station with your original passport and order number.
- Which type of train and which class to choose?High speed types are recommended, with second/first/business class seats for short-time journeys. Soft sleepers are first choice for an overnight trip.
- How to read a ticket?Here are clear samples and explanations teaching passengers how to read the information on a ticket, including the station names and departure time.
- How to take a train in China?Arrive at the right station an hour before departure, go through the security check, find your waiting room, and then wait for the check in.
- What to do if refund, change or lose a ticket?Tickets can be refunded or changed both before and after issuing. While a lost one can only be refunded after the journey.
- Tips on Travel during HolidaysDon't let the holiday crowd spoil your trip. Follow our guide to wisely avoid the travel peaks such as the Chinese New Year and National Holiday.
- Weight & Size limit for carry-on luggage 44 pounds (20 kg) per person, with the total length of each item cannot exceed 63 inches(160cm).
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Spring Festival Travel Rush Reaches Another Peak
As the Chinese New Year holiday is going to conclude, there comes another peak of travel. According to China Railway Corporation, the nationwide returning train passengers amounted to 10.3 million on Feb. 13, 2016, setting a new record. Wherein, passengers in the four railway stations in Beijing totaled 513.8 thousand, a 2.21% increase compared with the same period in 2015. The stations have now adopted several measures to evacuate the huge passenger flow. For safety concern, passengers are advised to go to the stations not too early, about 2-3 hours before the departure time.
Yangshuo Railway Station Opened
Yangshuo Railway Station has been put into operation on January 24, 2016. From then on, passengers can get to the scenic place directly from Guangzhou, Guiyang, Nanning and Liuzhou by bullet train. The bullet service from Guilin is also available, shortening the travel time to only about half an hour. Located near the most beautiful section of Li River in Xingping, the station brings great conveniences for travelers.Read More