More Trains Added for Mid-Autumn Holiday Travel Rush during Sep. 12 - 15, 2019
Sep. 12, 2019
As one of the most important Chinese holidays, only second to the Chinese New Year, the Mid-Autumn Holiday starts from September 13 to 15. In order to cope with the coming travel rush, train stations over the country increase a lot of trains, especially in those popular cities. Guangzhou Railway Group declared to increase 53 pairs of high speed trains and 25 pairs of normal speed types. Some of them will direct to Beijing, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Trains from Harbin to Beijing will be increased to 23 pairs. What's more, Chengdu Railway Group plans to add more than 100 pairs of trains with additional carriages to carry more passengers.
Many more people will take trains touring or visiting on the holiday, so passengers who travel during the period should get to the railway station and collect train tickets earlier than usual in case of missing the train.
Train Tickets for National Day Holiday (Oct.1-7) on Sale since Sep.2
Sep. 02, 2019
The train tickets for 2019 Chinese National Day Holiday from October 1 to 7 start to be sold from September 2 on. The tickets for October 6, 7 will be on sale since September 7, 8. However, the tickets for popular high speed trains such as Beijing - Shanghai, Beijing - Xi'an, Beijing - Zhengzhou on September 30 and October 1 mostly have been sold out.
The National Day Holiday is one of the busiest holidays in China and there will be millions of people touring or visiting during the period. It is suggested that passengers should avoid traveling during the holiday as it will be too crowded not only on the trains but also in the scenic areas. If someone does need to travel on this holiday, it is better to book train tickets as early as possible.