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What Is It Like to Take a Train in China?
Is it difficult for foreign travelers? Though there is the language barrier, traveling by train in China is not difficult at all. Actually, it is quite easy, fun, and even more convenient than taking a plane. Watch this video guide to see what a train trip in China is like. Go through the process through the video to prepare yourself for a smooth train trip.
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How to take a train in China
What You Need to Know Before Booking China Train Tickets
China is now known to have the world’s vastest and fastest train network. Being possibly the most economic means of travel, train is flavored domestically and it is still highly likely to encounter ticket shortage during important festivals and national holidays. That being said, the railway system is not necessarily friendly to foreigners. Here are some articles that would help you understand what to expect for booking trains in China:
Tips for Your China Train Trip
Taking a train in China is very different from in western countries. The article below may help make your journey smoother and more convenient.
Popular China Train Routes
China Train Travel FAQs
You may encounters questions when buying China train tickets during your train travel in China. The frequently asked questions below regarding ticktet booking, ticket change & cancelltion, and train travel may be helpful to you. Read more about China Train FAQs.
China train tickets released 30 days before departure online. At train stations and ticket agencies, tickets go on sale 28 days in advance.
But you can book tickets with China Highlights more than 30 days ahead. Actually, it is recommended that you book tickets with us as early as possible, especially during Chinese holidays and peak periods.
Published on September 6th, 2021
Currently, China has contained the novel coronavirus outbreak well within its borders. With more and more tourist attractions are reopening, travel in China is starting to resume. If you are already in China, there is no restrictions on traveling within the country. You don't have to provide a nucleic acid test certificate unless coming from “high-risk areas".
Published on July 21th, 2021
On 20 July, 2021, China unveiled a new maglev bullet train which is capable of reaching speed of 620 km/h (385 mph). Developed by the state-owned China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation, it is by far the fastest train in the world.
Published on July 12th, 2020
China Rail now provides e-ticket services for all trains in China. Paper tickets are no longer required when taking a train. After your e-tickets are issued, you just need to swipe your passports at the manual ticket check-in gate for boarding, with no need to collect a paper ticket in advance, making it much easier for passengers to travel by train in China.