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Beijing - Datong High-Speed Train

Beijing - Datong High-Speed Train

Written by FabioUpdated Apr. 25, 2023

Datong is a famous tourist city in northern China. Beijing to Datong railway is very popular. High-speed train service between Beijing and Datong allows passengers to go to Datong from Beijing in 2 hours. Beijing to Datong high-speed trains terminate at Qinghe or Beijing North stations in Beijing and Datong South Station in Datong.

Besides, there are still normal-speed trains between Beijing and Datong, with the travel time of around 6 hours. Some of them are overnight trains, which depart at night and arrive early in the morning. Hard sleeper and soft sleeper are recommended if you take an overnight train between Beijing and Datong.

Quick Facts

Beijing-Datong High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 25th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
D1101 07:30 09:49 2h 19m
D1103 08:19 10:46 2h 27m
G2531 08:20 10:06 1h 46m
G2535 13:00 15:01 2h 1m
D1117 15:45 18:03 2h 18m
D1119 17:00 19:34 2h 34m
G2541 18:43 20:29 2 h 5m
D1123 20:25 22:44 2 h 19m

*Beijing to Datong high-speed trains depart from Beijing North, or Qinghe railway stations, and end at Datong South Railway Station. Tickets from Beijing North Station is a bit more expensive than from Qinghe Station. Check the complete Beijing to Datong high-speed train schedules.

Datong-Beijing High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 25th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
D1102 07:00 09:13 2h 13m
G2534 10:31 12:11 1h 50m
D1112 12:53 15:19 2h 26m
G2538 15:57 17:56 1h 59m
D1118 17:28 19:49 2h 21m
D1122 18:51 21:22 2h 31m
G2540 19:08 20:53 1h 45m
G2542 20:53 22:36 1h 43m

*Datong to Beijing high-speed trains depart from Datong Railway Station, and end at Qinghe or Beijing North railway stations. Check the complete Datong to Beijing high-speed train schedules.

Beijing-Datong High-Speed Train Ticket Prices

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$75 (CNY513) US$40 (CNY273) US$25 (CNY170)

Datong-Beijing Regular Trains

Beijing-Datong Train Schedules

(Updated on April 25th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
2603 00:07 06:37 6h 37m
K263 09:27 15:55 6h 28m
Z337 11:30 17:21 5h 51m
K1177 13:30 20:01 6h 31m
K573 20:37 02:45 6h 8m (next day)
Z179 21:04 03:12 6h 8m (next day)
K89 22:17 04:19 6h 2m (next day)
K885 23:58 05:48 5h 50m (next day)

Datong-Beijing Regular Train Schedules

(Updated on April 25th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K90 01:39 07:30 5h 51m
K396 03:33 09:49 6h 16m
K886 05:04 11:15 6h 11m
Z338 14:00 19:34 5h 34m
Z352 15:39 22:01 6h 22m
Z184 21:18 03:20 6h 2m (next day)
K962 22:13 04:32 6h 26m (next day)
K598 23:03 04:28 5h 25m (next day)

Beijing-Datong Regular Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$22 (CNY149.5) US$15 (CNY97.5) US$8 (CNY51.5)

High-Speed Train Vs Regular Trains

1. In Beijing, high-speed trains depart or end at Beijing North Railway Station or Qinghe Railway Station, which are different stations from the most commonly used high-speed train stations of Beijing West and Beijing South. In Datong, high-speed trains depart or end at Datong South Railway Station, which is a newly built high-speed train station far away from the city center.

2. Regular trains all terminate at train stations in both cities that are centrally located.

3. High-speed trains are faster and more comfortable.

4. High-speed train ticket fares are higher than regular train ticket fares.

5. Overnight regular trains like K885 from Beijing to Datong; and trains K598 from Datong to Beijing can save you the sightseeing time during the day and a hotel's bill.

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