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China Train Tickets Booking - Real-Time Schedules and Prices

Written by Fabio Updated Apr. 5, 2024

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We provide reliable and professional service throughout your journey planning and train travel in China. Whether you're seeking the exhilaration of high-speed trains or the comfort of overnight sleeper journeys, we cater to diverse preferences. Questions about train travel in China? Don't hesitate to reach out. A dedicated team member is always at your service, ensuring personalized support. Explore firsthand experiences shared by our satisfied customers on Trustpilot or TripAdvisor.

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Things to Know Before Booking Train Tickets

China Railway, a state-owned company, oversees all trains and railway lines in China, resulting in relatively straightforward booking and travel procedures compared to other countries. Nevertheless, foreign passengers should familiarize themselves with essential information on ticket purchasing, train boarding protocols, and the train interiors. Please refer to the articles listed below for detailed guidance.

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.

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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 15 days before departure online. At train stations and ticket agencies, tickets go on sale 15 days in advance.

But you can book tickets with China Highlights more than 15 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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China-Laos Trains Became More Popular

Published on May 8th, 2024

4,067 passengers traveled between China and Laos by the high-speed trains during the Labor Holiday (May 1st to May 5th). Compared to last year, the number of passengers increased by 26%. Feel free to inquire about the China-Laos high-speed train on China Highlights.

More High-Speed Trains Are Operational

Published on April 10th, 2024

Exciting news for travelers! Introducing the latest additions to our high-speed train fleet: G7302 departing from Hangzhou East at 6:47 AM and G7309 departing from Shanghai Hongqiao at 9:52 PM, both starting April 11th.

Chinese Spring Festival Travel Rush Began

Published on Jan 30th, 2024

The Chinese Spring Festival Travel Rush, also known as Chunyun, has commenced from January 26 and is set to continue until March 5. During this travel rush, a staggering number of over 400 million passengers are anticipated to utilize train services.

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