Train Stations in Chongqing: North, Main & South Station

Train Stations in Chongqing

Major train statins serving Chongqing include 4 railway stations for passengers: Chongqing North Railway Station handles 195 daily high speed trains including C, D and G trains as well as normal trains of K, T, Z type. Chongqing Railway Station operates 16 trains daily including K trains. Chongqing South Railway Station runs 3 daily slow trains and Beibei Railway Station, a small train station that operates 5 slow trains daily. Chongqing North and Chongqing Station are the ones often used. Continue reading

Chengdu – Kunming by Train: Visit Leshan, Emeishan, Dali & Lijiang Town

How to Get from Chengdu to Kunming

Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province is about 950 kilometers (distance: 590 miles) from Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province. Gennerally speaking, you have two ways to travel between Chengdu and Kunming: by flight or overnight train. But starting from early 2018, you have a new option: by high speed train. High speed train running between Chengdu and Kunming will be available when the Chongqing – Guiyang High Speed Railway opens for use. The bullet trains will run from Chengdu East Train Station to Kunming South Railway Station, passing through Chongqing and Guiyang. Continue reading

Chengdu – Zhangjiajie by Bullet Train & K Train via Yichang or Chongqing

How to Travel from Chengdu to Zhangjiajie

The best way to get from Chengdu to Zhangjiajie is using train. As there are no direct trains linking Chengdu & Zhangjiajie, you wil have to make a transfer at Yichang or Chongqing depending on which train you are riding. Just follow the rail travel guides below, which explains you every route option and helps you work out the best route plan. Continue reading

Shenzhen / Hong Kong to Yiwu via Guangzhou: by High Speed Train

Shenzhen – Yiwu by High Speed Train

No high speed trains linking directly Shenzhen and Yiwu currently, but only 2 daily T type trains available. If you still want to travel between Shenzhen and Yiwu by high speed train, you will have to make a transfer at Guangzhou’s South Railway Station, from where there are 4 daily G type high speed trains running from Guangzhou to Yiwu, and 3 daily G type high speed train leaving from Yiwu to Guangzhou. Continue reading

Chengdu-Guilin by High Speed Train, Flight & Sleeper Train

Travel between Chengdu & Guilin: by Flight, Overnight Train or High Speed Train

Chengdu as the capital city of Sichuan Province is about 1430 km from Guilin, the beautiful city in Guangxi Province. Travelers can have three ways to travel between Chengdu and Guilin: by direct flight, overnight train or high speed train (transfer needed). If taking a flight, you have 4-6 flights daily operated by Air China, Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, and Shandong Airlines, etc, taking about 1h45m & using Chengdu Shuangliu Airport & Guilin Liangjiang Airport. If you travel on a budget, you can choose the overnight train, which saves you a hotel bill, runs once daily and takes nearly 26 hours. Yet, the direct high speed trains are still not available for Chengdu-Guilin route. If you must go on a high speed train, you may consider making a transfer at Wuhan. Continue reading

Xian – Chengdu High Speed Railway: Open in December 6 of 2017

Xi’an – Chengdu: Train VS Flight

Distance between Xi’an and Chengdu: 842 kilometers, around 522 miles.

Xi’an, the capital city of Shaanxi Province is far from Chengdu, the capical city in Sichuan Province. Taking a train or flight is usually the way to go for travelling between Xi’an and Chengdu. Each travel way has its own advantages and disadvantages, and you can design your route plan depending on your budget and conditions. Taking a flight is the fastest and most straightforward but a little bit expensive, and taking an overnight train would be an economical way because it helps save you a hotel bill and allows you to arrive in the morning. Just compare the travel fares and times of each option below. Continue reading

Hong Kong – Yangshuo by Bullet Train via Guangzhou, Shenzhen, or Gongcheng

Hong Kong – Yangshuo by High Speed Train

Currently. there are no direct high speed trains linking Yangshuo and Hong Kong. Passengers have to make a train connection at Shenzhen or Guangzhou and transfer to Yangshuo Town by bus from Gongcheng (Gongcheng Train Station) or Xingping (Yangshuo Train Station). But the good news is that it will be possible to travel from Hong Kong to Yangshuo by direct bullet train in Q3 of 2018 when the West Kowloon Station open service. So, you have 3 route options:

  • 1. Hong Kong – Shenzhen – Guangzhou – Xingping (Yangshuo Train Station) – Yangshuo Town (See: Guangzhou to Yangshuo page)
  • 2. Hong Kong – Shenzhen – Guangzhou – Gongcheng – Yangshuo Town
  • 3. Hong Kong – Shenzhen – Gongcheng – Yangshuo Town

No matter which option you choose, you will have to make a transfer by bus to Yangshuo Town from Gongcheng or Xingping (Yangshuo Train Station) Continue reading

Hong Kong – Hanoi by Train via Nanning, Guangzhou & Shenzhen

Hong Kong – Hanoi by High Speed Train

There are no direct high speed trains linking Hong Kong with Hanoi of Vietnam yet, and you will have to make a transfer at Nanning, Guangzhou or Shenzhen.This page explains you how to travel between Hong Kong and Hanoi overland using bullet train plus the international sleeper train. Note: Hong Kong’s high speed train station West Kowloon Station will put into use in 3rd quarter of 2018 and you can travel by direct high speed trains between Nanning, Guangzhou, Shenzhen & Hong Kong by then. Below are the current route solution for you: Continue reading

Hong Kong – Changsha via Shenzhen by High Speed Train

Train VS Flight

You can travel between Hong Kong and Changsha by air or high speed train via Shenzhen. Taking a flight would be the most harssle-free option buy very expensive. The most popular way is taking a high speed train via Shenzhen, which is fairly cheap but very fast and comfortable. And more importantly, it will open high speed rail connection between Changsha and Hong Kong in 3Q of 2018, which means you don’t have to make a change of train at Shenzhen but run directly from Hong Kong to Changsha by then. Continue reading