To travel Hohhot (Huhehaote 呼和浩特) and the whole Inner Mongolia to lie on the boundless grassland and gallop on a horse, your trip plan can be adjusted into perfect by the high speed train accessibility after 2017. Quite different than the coach riding or slower normal train traveling, Hohhot bullet trains can now take you to some large and popular tourist destinations in this emerald and attractive Inner Mongolia autonomous region in northern China, and enjoy the various ethnic culture, special local dishes and drinks, wonderful activities and events, typical Buddhist temples and monasteries, and the nice freedom with those long expecting natural sceneries.
Inner Mongolia finally has high speed bullet trains under operation. As Hohhot is the capital city of this vast region, there are most bullet trains served from and to this city. So far in 2018, bullet trains have linked Hohhot with several tourist places including Ordos (Eerduosi鄂尔多斯), Baotou (包头), Ulanqab (Wulanchabu乌兰察布), Zhuozi (卓资), Jungar (Zhungeer准格尔), Dongsheng (东胜), etc. And according to the national high speed rail plan and latest news, Hohhot will run bullet train between Beijing in 2019.
Hohhot High Speed Rail Map
Though there are not many places linked with Hohhot by the bullet trains, there still are some popular rail routes connecting Hohhot and some favored tourist destinations in Inner Mongolia for your inspiring journey there.
Railway Stations: Huhehaote (呼和浩特站) / Huhehaote East (呼和浩特东) - Eerduosi (鄂尔多斯站)
Distance: 247 km (153miles)
Duration: 2 hours
From Hohhot to Ordos, there arrange about 3 daily high speed D trains from Huhehaote East Station to Eerduosi Station, which depart at around 09:00, 11:30 and 17:30. For only a short train riding of about 2 hours, you can get off and transfer to see the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan, Resonant Sand Bay and other featured highlights in Ordos. Compared with the normal K trains and Z trains needing about 3.5-4 hours, the Hohhot Ordos high speed bullet train really save a lot of time and provide much better comfortable train travel experience and time for break and sceneries.
Ordos Mausoleum of Genghis Khan
Railway Stations: Huhehaote (呼和浩特站) / Huhehaote East (呼和浩特东) - Wulanchabu (乌兰察布站)
Distance: 134km (83miles)
Duration: 40 minutes
After your enjoyment in Hohhot to see those temples, Monasteries, Mosques and some interesting historical sites, you are recommended to take a bullet train to Ulanqab in the east. Every day, about 8 high speed D trains run between Hohhot and Ulanqab and take only about 40-50 minutes to cover the high speed rail. After that, continue you discovery of Inner Mongolia and immerse into the pleasant grassland of Gegentala and Huitengxile. Besides, there are also about 30 normal K trains and Z trains from Hohhot and Ulanqab, which take about only about 1-1.5 hours to arrive.
Railway Stations: Huhehaote (呼和浩特站) / Huhehaote East (呼和浩特东) - Baotou (包头站) / Baotou East (包头东)
Distance: 173km (107miles)
Duration: 1 hour and 20 minutes
More high speed trains are served between Hohhot and Baotou, the largest city in Inner Mongolia. About 13 daily trains are operated from about 06:20-19:30. After you fun time in Hohhot, you can choose one to transfer to Baotou for about 1 hour and 20 minutes, which offers another transportation choice for your visit of the Wudangzhao Monastery, Meidaizhao Monastery, Xilamuren Grassland and other tourist areas in and around Baotou.
Baotou Wudangzhao Monastery
Railway Stations: Beijing North (北京北) - Huhehaote East (呼和浩特东)
Distance: about 460.8km (286miles)
Duration: about 3 hours
Hohhot Beijing High Speed Rail is formed by Zhangjiakou Hohhot High Speed Rail and Beijing Zhangjiakou High Speed Rail. The section between Hohhot and Ulanqab has been operated in August of 2017, and the rest part is said to be available in 2019. On the occasion, travelers could take the high speed bullet train to transfer between Hohhot and Beijing for about 3 hours, which would save a lot compared by the present normal trains that cost about 9.5-10.5 hours. Besides, to go between Beijing and Hohhot at present, travelers could also choose the frequent daily flights for about 1.5 hours.
Beijing Tiananmen Square
In Hohhot, there are two railway station used for high speed trains, which are Hohhot Railway Station built in 1921 and Hohhot East Railway Station starting to serve in 2011. Both stations are close to Hohhot downtown place, so you can find it easy to get there and transfer from there to the major attractions in and around this station. Let’s check more details about the two stations at below.
Hohhot Railway Station is located at No.41, East Dongzhan Street, Xincheng District, Hohhot (呼和浩特市新城区车站东街41号 - 呼和浩特站). It is about 2 kilometers to city center and usually takes about only 8 minutes by car.
Apart from transferring by local buses, you could also go by car. It usually needs about 15 minutes to Dazhao Temple, about 20-30 minutes to Inner Mongolia Museum, about 15 minutes to Five Pagoda Temple, about 0.5 hour to Great Mosque at downtown, etc.
Hohhot East Railway Station is situated at Nandian Village, Wantong Road, Ruyi Development Zone, Hohhot (呼和浩特市如意开发区万通路南店村 - 呼和浩特东站), which is also close to downtown and usually takes about 25 minutes to there by car.
From this station, you can take a car to Dazhao Temple and Five Pagoda Temple for about 0.5 hour. To get to Inner Mongolia Museum, it needs only about 10 minutes by car driving. If you want to extend to visit Zhaojun Tomb, it will take about 40 minutes, etc.
Hohhot Railway Station
Hohhot East Railway Station
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