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Independent China Train Travel

In a country like China which has a population of 1.4 billion, the train is the main mode of transportation. As train travel improves and the speeds increase, traveling by train is economical and at the same time brings you closer to local people.
13 Days Beijing - Xian - Shanghai
Taking train now becomes an experience not to be missed for traveling in China. In this affordable China tour, you will take a high-speed train with top speed of 186 miles from Beijing to Xian and then Xian to Shanghai. It is indeed a great value trip to explore the profound history and modern civilization.
17 Days Beijing - Xian - Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin - Shanghai
For most visitors to China, the splendid Great Wall, majestic Forbidden City, amazing Terracotta Warriors, mind-blowing Li River, and modern culture in Shanghai are must-sees. This independent tour itinerary, travelling by rail between the highly popular cities, is definitely an affordable choice for those who want to discover the best destinations in the country.
17 Days Beijing - Shanghai - Xi'an - Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin - Hong Kong
It is the most common and cheap way for Chinese people to travel by train. Following this immensely popular travel route, you can meet and get close to the local people during your train journey. Besides, you can marvel at the top historical and cultural heritages, experience the country's most thriving atmosphere and admire the best natural scenery.
11 Days Beijing - Luoyang - Xian
Beijing, Luoyang and Xian, three ancient capitals in China, hold irresistible fascination for the culture and history buffs. The Great Wall, Forbidden City, Shaolin Temple, Terracotta Warriors are all among the World's must-see sights list. Besides, the trip brings you a transformational experience by taking the most advanced high speed trains.
9 Days Beijing - Xian
You must have heard of the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and the Terracotta Warriors. Covering Beijing, our capital city and Xian, the ancient capital of 13 dynasties in Chinese history, this cheap China tour allows you to visit these great historical and cultural heritages at your own pace. A journey on the world's most advanced high-speed train will add more pleasure and memory.
8 Days Beijing - Shanghai
This finely crafted itinerary brings together the elite cities Beijing and Shanghai with detailed travel and transportation information. The high speed train shortens the long journey of 1318 km (819 miles) between the two cities to around 5 hours. All those offer a feasible and affordable tour for independent travelers.
6 Days Guangzhou - Guilin
The 6-day Guangzhou and Guilin tour engages the glamour of modern metropolis and the wonder of natural landscape. High-speed trains conveniently connect the two cities, making it an easier and cheaper journey to individual travelers. Follow the affordable China tours we suggested to an adventure of your choice.
13 Days Shanghai - Huangshan - Suzhou - Hangzhou
The highly developed rail network makes it a convenient and cheap way to get around in eastern China by train. This well-connected travel route will give you different train ride experience, as well as helping you explore the metropolis Shanghai, picturesque Mt. Huangshan, garden city Suzhou and charming city Hangzhou at your own pace.
17 Days Beijing - Datong - Pingyao - Xian - Guilin - Longsheng - Guilin
Covering some of the frequently visited destinations, the proposed cheap China tours allow you to see China’s greatest cultural and historical wonders, as well as the most fantastic natural scenery. In addition, special independent train journeys between cities will add more pleasure and memories to your exploration.
21 Days Beijing - Chengdu - Lijiang - Dali - Kunming - Shanghai
Travelers will spend the whole journey on train from one city to another, which is really an extraordinary experience. Magnificent natural phenomenon - Stone Forest, charming ancient towns, splendid Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, ethnic customs of Naxi people and adorable Giant Pandas, never fail to draw holiday takers.
18 Days Beijing - Xian - Dunhuang - Turpan - Urumqi - Kashgar - Beijing
Railways are ramified all over China rapidly. Now even the formerly inaccessible remote cities along the Silk Road can be conveniently reached by rail. You can follow our suggested itinerary with exciting train journeys to explore the ancient capital Beijing and Xian, learn about the centuries-old civilization, and discover the mystique of the once flourishing trade route.
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Questions & Answers
Asked by Kesaia | Jun. 01, 2020 01:55Reply
Soft sleeper train
What is the soft sleeper train? are there beds in the train for us to lie down due to the long hours?
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Answered by Julia | Jun. 01, 2020 02:17

Yes, there are 4 soft sleeper beds in one compartment so that you can lie down during the long train trip.
Asked by Raja from PAKISTAN | Dec. 25, 2019 19:41Reply
I looking cheap hotel at near bijing west railway station or capital airport
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Answered by Samir | Dec. 27, 2019 01:28

You can find some economic chain hotels near Beijing West Railway Station or Capital Airport, such as GreenTree Alliance Hotel, Hanting Hotel, Pod Inn and Home Inn etc.
Asked by Akhtar from INDIA | Nov. 09, 2019 07:18Reply
I want to travel linyi from hangzhou by high speed train please suggest me
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Answered by Cherry | Nov. 10, 2019 22:03

As I know, there is no high speed train from Hangzhou to Linyi. It is a better choice to take flight, or you can also take the overnight train.
Asked by Shan from UNITED STATES | Sep. 14, 2019 07:56Reply
Beijing 144 hours without Visa
Hello! Will I be eligible to stay in the city without a Visa for 144 hours if my route is USA > Switzerland (layover and switch planes)> Beijing > USA
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Answered by ZUPAN | Sep. 14, 2019 12:44

Yes, of course. If those are your only stops, you are definitely eligible for 144 hour visa free transit in Beijing area. The portion that interests Chinese immigration authorities is:

Switzerland - Beijing - US
Asked by SIAK CHUANG TAN from MALAYSIA | Aug. 21, 2019 00:38Reply
Passport Collection
Can u collect and deliver our train tickets booked through you to our shanghai hotel even without having our Malaysian passport with you?
Thank you
Tan Siak Chuang
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Answered by Lee from SINGAPORE | Aug. 23, 2019 01:37

Yes, no problem. You can send e-mail to bookingtravelchinaguide.com to contact the staff.
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