China high speed train runs from 200km/hr to 350km/hr at reasonable price. It takes only 4.5 hours by the fastest train from Beijing to Shanghai for the 1318 km journey.
Punctuate and Reliable
Chinese trains are punctuate. They are less affected by weather and environment comparing to internal flights and buses.
Safe & Comfortable
Chinese trains are a safe, comfortable way to travel around China. Each train has its own police. People are traveling under real-name policy.
Cheap Price and Hassle-free Service
We offer the hassle-free service to book China train ticket online. You can search the time table and ticket availability at our website and book online. We accept VISA, MasterCard and PayPal. The e-ticket will be sent to you by email and then you can redeem at railway station's counter.
search time table and ticket availability online
we accept VISA, MasterCard, AMEX and PayPal
Receive E-ticket by email and check in with passport
How to book China Train Ticket Online?
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I buy tickets if I am not in China?
Yes, of course you can. We accept booking request from all over the world. Thanks to the internet technology, our customers grows rapidly.
How many days in advance can I book my ticket?
We accept online booking at least 24 hours in advance. The trains in China mainland open for sale 15 days before the earliest. You are advised to pre-book the tickets as early as you can and we will proceed to purchase the tickets as soon as the trains open for sale.
What information should I provide to book a train ticket?
The e-ticket is booked under your full name and passport number. You need to provide your name in full which exactly identical to your passport.
The valid names accepted by the ticketing system is Last Name+First Name+Middle Name as appeared in the MRZ (machine reading zone) at the bottom of your passport identity page.
How can I pay?
We accept VISA, MasterCard, AMEX and PayPal online. For customers who do not have credit card or PayPal. we accept bank transfer upon your request.
How can I receive my tickets?
Once your tickets are issued, the e-tickets will be sent to you by email. You can use your passport to check in at the railway station without any paper ticket. China Railway does not provide paper tickets anymore.
Does it mean I will definitely get the tickets I have booked once I have paid for my tickets?
Not really. Once we have received your payment, we will proceed to do real-name verification and purchase the tickets as soon as the train opens for sale. In case the tickets are not available, we will inform you by email and you can change to another train or cancel and get a refund. Based on our statistics, approximately 95% of paid booking have been able to get the tickets successfully.
What does the price include?
Besides the ticket fare, we charge the service fee and transaction fee. The service fee varies depending on different ticket price. You can see the fee during the booking process.
Do you ship the tickets outside of China?
The e-ticket will be sent by email and no shipment required.
Can I reserve a ticket and pay upon arrival in China?
No, sorry. Tickets are not reserved before payment.
How can I collect tickets at train station?
China Railway has adopted the e-ticketing system and do not provide paper tickets at all.
How can I cancel my tickets?
Please request cancellation online at our My Bookings or contact us by email. For urgent cancellation, please call us. Please read Terms and Conditions before initiating a cancellation request.
How early can I know if my tickets are purchased or not?
15 days before the earliest. Sometimes it is 3 to 5 days before in the event of railway timetable adjustment.
Is it possible to have all tickets in the same cabin?
The seats are assigned by computer and no human intervene is allowed. Generally the seats are next to each other, but they might be separated if there are not many seats left.
Do I need to buy a ticket for my Child?
From January 1, 2023, For children boarding with adults, child discount tickets shall be booked for those over 6 years old and under 14 years old; full-price tickets shall be booked for those over 14 years old. Each adult passenger with a paid ticket, may board together with a child under the age of 6 bearing a free child ticket with no reserved seat. Only one child may board with a free child ticket together with each adult passenger, other children shall board with a discount child ticket.
Can I have a window seat? Can I choose lower berth or upper berth?
We can try for you but it is not 100% guaranteed as the seats are assigned by computer and based on seat availability.