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We are a team of local experts that you can always count on. Our travel advisors provide reliable and professional service and support throughout your journey planning and train travel. Our easy-to-use website ensures that your ticket purchasing process is as smooth and simple as possible.

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.

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1. How many days in advance can I book China train tickets?

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.

2.What can I do if tickets are sold out for my route?
3. I filled out the wrong name/passport number when making the booking, what should I do?
4. Can I use e-tickets to board the train?
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Latest COVID-19 Policy for Travelers

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".


China Debuts the Fastest Maglev Train in the World

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.


E-Ticket Service for All Trains in China

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.

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