Train Tickets for 2019 Spring Festival Travel Rush Will be Sold since Dec. 23, 2018
Dec. 12, 2018
The Spring Festival travel rush of 2019 will start from January 21 and end on March 1, 2019. This is the busiest time of China trains since every Chinese wants to go back home for the Chinese New Year. The tickets for the Spring Festival travel rush can be purchased since December 23, 2018 and booking about a month in advance is available. For example, you can book the tickets for January 21, 2019 on December 23, 2018 and purchase the tickets for February 3, 2019 on January 5, 2019. Passengers are suggested to avoid traveling in this period because of the travel rush. However, if the schedule cannot be changed, it is better to book the tickets as early as possible.
Train Timetable will be Adjusted since January 5, 2019
Dec. 04, 2018
From January 5, 2019 on, the train timetable will be adjusted nationwide. There will be more new high speed railways open including Hangzhou - Huangshan, Qingdao - Yancheng, Harbin - Mudanjiang railways. The former one connects several scenic areas like Thousand Islet Lake, Yellow Mountain and Hongcun Ancient Village. What's more, high speed trains from Lanzhou to Qingdao and Chongqing will be operated at that time. Besides the new railways, many other trains will be adjusted accordingly, such as Harbin - Beijing, Harbin - Dalian, Qingdao - Zhengzhou. The passengers plan to start off in January need to pay more attention to the trains' adjustment in case of some trains being canceled and adjusted.