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Beijing - Datong High-Speed Train

Datong is a famous tourist city in northern China. Beijing to Datong railway is very popular. High-speed service between Beijing and Datong is now available, with the travel time of around 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. Most 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 a train between Beijing and Datong.

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beijing-datong train route map

Beijing – Datong High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on February 17th, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G2501 06:40 09:02 2 h 22 min
G2505 08:40 11:00 2 h 20 min
G2507 10:02 12:07 2 h 5 min
G2513 14:22 16:28 2 h 6 min
G2515 15:07 17:35 2 h 28 min
G2521 18:24 20:43 2 h 19 min
G2523 19:54 21:59 2 h 5 min

*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 February 17th, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G2502 07:06 09:10 2 h 4 min
G2506 09:23 11:35 2 h 12 min
G2510 11:20 13:32 2 h 12 min
G2512 12:28 14:31 2 h 3 min
G2518 17:05 18:47 1 h 42 min
G2520 18:07 20:08 2 h 1 min
G2524 21:03 23:06 2 h 3 min

*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$52 (355 CNY) US$34 (230 CNY) US$19 (128 CNY)

Datong – Beijing Regular Trains

Beijing – Datong Train Schedules

(Updated on February 17th, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K55 02:48 08:57 6 h 9 min
K961 02:54 09:08 6 h 14 min
K711 03:36 09:35 5 h 59 min
K263 09:25 15:55 6 h 30 min
K395 10:51 16:59 6 h 08 min
Z283 11:07 17:07 6 h
K1177 13:30 20:01 6 h 31 min
K615 15:00 21:29 6 h 29 min
1133 15:30 22:23 6 h 53 min
K573 20:37 02:41 next day 6 h 4 min
K41 20:45 02:55 next day 6 h 10 min
Z179 20:06 03:12 next day 6 h 6 min
K597 21:32 03:34 next day 6 h 6 min
K89 22:17 04:19 next day 6 h 2 min
Z317 22:50 04:54 next day 6 h 4 min
K695 23:32 06:05 next day 6 h 33 min
K885 23:43 05:48 next day 6 h 5 min

Beijing – Datong Regular Train Schedules

(Updated on February 17th, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K90 01:39 07:25 5 h 46 min
K264 01:57 08:21 6 h 24 min
K574 03:03 08:58 5 h 55 min
K396 03:31 09:49 6 h 18 min
Z180 03:55 09:55 6 h
K1178 04:34 12:15 7 h 41 min
K886 05:04 11:30 6 h 26 min
K616 07:16 13:40 6 h 24 min
K712 07:56 13:55 5 h 59 min
1134 08:05 14:22 6 h 17 min
Z284 12:39 18:31 5 h 52 min
K42 13:26 19:39 6 h 13 min
Z318 15:38 21:50 6 h 12 min
K696 16:30 22:35 6 h 5 min
K962 22:13 04:37 next day 6 h 24 min
K56 22:27 04:27 next day 6 h
K598 23:03 04:54 next day 5 h 51 min

Beijing – Datong Regular Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$27 (189 CNY) US$17 (120 CNY) US$8 (53.5 CNY)

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 K89, K695, K885 from Beijing to Datong; and trains K962, K56, K598 from Datong to Beijing can save you the sightseeing time during the day and a hotel's bill.

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