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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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Sichuan-Guizhou Railway Resumed Operation After Being Affected by Floods
Having been damaged by floods and suspended for around 50 days, Sichuan-Guizhou Railway resumed normal operation on August 22, 2016. Trains running on this rail line started to operate again, including K9517/8 and K9355/6 between Chongqing and Guiyang, 5629/30 between Chongqing and Zunyi, K1247/8 between Chongqing and Ningbo, and K1249/51 between Chongqing and Shanghai South.
2016 National Day Holiday Train Tickets Put on Sale
Since August 3, 2016, the railway tickets for the coming National Day Holiday (Oct. 1 to 7) have been put on sale. October 1 and 2 are the peak days for travel. The tickets are available since August 3 and 4. It's predicted that October 6 and 7 will witness the returning travel peak and the tickets can be booked since August 8 and 9 respectively.

If you have a travel plan during the holiday, please book a ticket as soon as possible in case that it is sold out within few days. TravelChinaGuide accepts customers' booking no matter how far it's in advance from the departure date.
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