Wuzhou Rail Travel Guide 2017: Station & Schedule

Wuzhou Rail Travel Guide

Wuzhou, the eastern gateway city of Guangxi Province (read Guangxi Rail Guide), has two train station for passenger service: Wuzhou South Railway Station (Wuzhou Nan) and Wuzhou Railway Station. Wuzhou South Railway Station is the new one that serves high speed train service, while Wuzhou Railway Station is the old station maily serves regular slow trains. The distance between the two stations is about 16 kilometers.
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Train Stations in Liuzhou: Liujiang – Zhangjiajie & Jishou Train

Liuzhou Railway Station

Liuzhou Railway Station is Liuzhou’s main train station operating high speed trains to Guilin, Nanning, Beihai, Wuzhou, Sanjiang in Guangxi Province, as well as bullet trains to Guangzhou South, Guiyang North, Shanghai Hongqiao, Xi’an North and Beijing West, etc. In addition, Liuzhou Railway Station also has some slow trains to Guangzhou, Chengdu, Beijing etc. It is located in Liunan District.

Be noted:  The old train station building in east square (柳州站东站房) is no longer in use anymore and has been demolished. And all its services including ticketing or check-in service have been moved to the new station building in west square (柳州站西站房). Just arrive at the right station house. 

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How to Get from Huangshan to Guilin, by Bullet Train

Huangshan – Guilin via Shangrao by High Speed Train

Currently, there are no direct trains linking Huangshan with Guilin or Yangshuo. And usually travelers have to make a train connection at Shangrao Railway Station (上饶站). You can take one of the numerous high speed train from Huangshan North to Shangrao first (Check: Huangshan to Shangrao train), then from Shangrao Railway Station, there are about 4 daily G type high speed trains running to Guilin Railway Station at 11:07, 11:51, 12:24 (Check: Shangrao to Guilin train), and 12:47, taking 6.5 – 7 hours and costing from CNY 445.5 in a second class seat to cover the 1074-kilometer rail journey. Remember to allow enough connection time for making the transfer in Shangrao Railway Station (Gennerally speaking 45 – 60 minutes are enough for catching your connecting train to Guilin). Continue reading

Nanning – Hanoi by Train, Nanning Langdong – Hanoi by Bus

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Nanning Railway Station

You can buy tickets to Hanoi at Nanning Railway Station

Map of Railways

The railways in red & orange are high speed rails (for D or G trains) and the green lines are regular rails for K, T, Z trains.

Nanning – Hanoi Train: T8701/T8702, MR1/MR2

Taking an international train is a popular way to travel between Nanning and Hanoi, and an unique experience as well. The international train service (T8701/T8702, MR1/MR2) between Nanning China and Hanoi Vietname run once a day using Nanning Railway Station and Gia Lam Station in Hanoi. The international train from Nanning to Hanoi (called T8701 from Nanning to Pingxiang in China section, and called MR2 from Dong Dang to Hanoi in Vietname section) leaves at around 18:20 from Nanning Railway Station, calls at Pingxiang Railway Station (凭祥站) at around 22:00, then finally terminates at Gia Lam Station in Hainoi at 05:20 of the following day, journey time 11 hours. From Hainoi to Nanning, the train T8702/MR1 leaves at 21:45 (Vietname Time) from Gia Lam Station, and arrives at Nanning Railway Station at 10:15 of the next day (Beijing Time) with a 2-3 hours stop at Pingxiang. Continue reading

Guangzhou to Fenghuang by Train or Flight + Bus

How to Travel from Guangzhou to Fenghuang

There are no direct trains or flights linking Guangzhou with Fenghuang. Passengers who want to visit Fenghuang from Guangzhou need to make a transfer at Changsha, Zhangjaijie, Huaihua, or Jishou first, then take a bus to Fenghuang Ancient Town (Phoenix Town). Each route has different transport options.

The best route to travel from Guangzhou to Fenghuang are: 1. Take a high speed train from Guangzhou South to Huaihua South, then a bus to Fenghuang, or 2. Take a high speed train from Guangzhou South to Changsha South, then a bus to Fenghuang. You will find bus information at this page: How to get to Fenghuang.

  1. Guangzhou to Fenghuang via Changsha (Train or Flight + Bus)
  2. Guangzhou to Fenghuang via Zhangjiajie (Train or Flight + Bus)
  3. Guangzhou to Fenghuang via Huaihua (Fast or Slow Train + Bus)

How far: the distance between Guangzhou and Fenghuang is around 1180 km. Which Province: Guangzhou is in Guangdong Province, Fenghuang is in Hunan Province. Continue reading

How to Travel Between Changsha & Zhangjiajie by Train, Bus

How to Travel from Changsha to Zhangjiajie: 3 Options

Changsha, the capital city of Hunan Province in China, is serving as the transportation hub within Hunan Province, with one internation airport: Changsha Huanghua International Airport, two train stations: Chansha Railway Station and Changsha South Railway Station serving the city, as well as a lot of bus stations distributting around. From Changsha, travellers can easily travel to every cities or towns in Hunan using train, flight or bus, including the hot tourist destination Zhangjiajie, which is far from Changsha (around 400 kilometers). Continue reading

Travel to Zhangjiajie by Train, Flight & Bus to Wulingyuan

Zhangjiajie Railway Station

Zhangjiajie Railway Station (张家界站) built in 2008, is situated at Yingbin Road, Yongding District of Zhangjiajie City (张家界市永定区迎宾路), about 2 kilometers from city center, 4.5 kilometers from Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport, 36 kilometers from Zhangjiajie National Forest Park at Wulingyuan Scenic Area.

Zhangjiajie Railway Station is maily serving K, T, Z type normal trains (non-highspeed) connecting Changsha, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Nanning, Liuzhou, Guiyang, etc. Passengers can take Bus 5 and 6 to get to the railway station.
High Speed Rail Service: No high speed train serving Zhangjiajie now. The high speed rail linking Zhangjiajie, Jisou and Huaihua began construction in 2016, and will open servince in several years. Continue reading

Travel to Mount Taishan in Tai’an by Bullet Train, Schedule & Ticketing

Tai’an

Tai’an should be on your list if you decide to travel to Shandong Province and want to do something wonderful, because the famous mountain Taishan (Mount Tai) is located within this area. The Mount Tai is regarded as the foremost of the Five Great Mountains of China. Hiking on Taishan is an unique experience you should not miss during your travel in Tai’an.
The best way to travel to Tai’an City is by high speed trains using the new train Station named Tai’an Railway Station. Then you can get to the Mount Tai by public bus or hire a private driver. The following information may be helpful to you. Continue reading

Shanghai & Hangzhou to Xitang Water Town Jiashan by Train & Bus

Jiashan County (嘉善县) is administrated by Jiaxing City (嘉兴市) and located northeast of Zhejiang Province in China. This county is famous for its small water town Xitang, which is 10 km north of Jishan. And it has good rail connections with the Shanghai – Kunming Railway, Shanghai – Hangzhou Passenger Railway passing by. Travelers can travel easily from Shanghai, Hangzhou to Jiashan by rail for Xitang Water Town.

Train stations in Jiashan include: Jishan Railway Station and Jishan South Railway Station. Continue reading