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Beijing Harbin High Speed Train

As the Beijing Harbin high speed railway is connecting Beijing with Harbin in Heilongjiang Province, your idea or plan of visiting the snowy world and the exotic city is no longer to be postponed. Catch a comfortable bullet train and travel from the northeast China to the further north China and enjoy the natural surprises along the whole way of about 1,331 kilometers. With the average running speed of about 200km/h~350km/h of the trains, travelers would transfer between Beijing and Harbin for about 5 ~ 6 hours.

Therefore, forget the dull moments above those clouds in the aircraft, and just prepare to see what it looks like actually in Tianjin (天津), Tangshan (唐山), Qinhuangdao (秦皇岛), Shanhaiguan (山海关), Shenyang (沈阳), Changchun (长春), and other places in the four provinces including Hebei, Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang on the way.

Beijing Harbin High Speed Train Schedule

● Beijing Harbin

From To Frequency (day) Operating Hours Duration Detailed Schedule >
Beijing /
Beijing Chaoyang
Harbin /
Harbin West
Over 10 About 06:30-15:00 About 5 ~ 6 hours

● Harbin to Beijing

From To Frequency (day) Operating Hours Duration Detailed Schedule >
Harbin /
Harbin West
Beijing /
Beijing Chaoyang
Over 10 About 07:00-20:30 About 7.5-8 hours

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Which Stations Used in Beijing?

Recently, there are two train stations used in Beijing, the Beijing Railway Station and the newest Beijing Chaoyang Railway Station.

Beijing Chaoyang Railway Station

Address: The intersection of Yaojiayuan North Road and Chaoyang Station East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing (北京市朝阳区姚家园北路与朝阳站东路交叉口).

Transportation: about 0.5 hour’s driving to Beijing Capital International Airport, 30 mins’ driving to the Palace Museum and 40 mins' driving to Summer Palace. Chaoyang Railway Station is the newest railway station in Beijing, put into use on January 22, 2021. This station mainly provides passenger transport service for Beijing Harbin High Speed Railway, Beijing Chengde High Speed Railway and Northeast Ring Line of Beijing Suburban Railway. You can take public bus or taxi to get the station.

Beijing Railway Station

Address: No.13 Jiawan Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beijing (北京市东城区家湾胡同甲13号 - 北京站).

Transportation: Just at the southeast corner of Beijing 2nd Ring Road, this station is very close to the city downtown and needs only about 20 minutes by car. Metro Line 2 is available there to many tourist places. Usually, it needs about 25 minutes to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City by metro.

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Beijing West Railway Station

Beijing West Railway Station

Beijing Railway Station

Beijing Railway Station

Which Stations Used in Harbin?

Harbin also arranges two train stations for Beijing Harbin trains. D trains stop in Harbin Railway Station and Harbin West Railway Station, and the G trains only use Harbin West Railway Station.

Harbin West Railway Station

Address: No.501, Harbin Street, Nangang District, Harbin (哈尔滨大街501号 - 哈尔滨西站).

Transportation: this station is about 25 minutes’ driving distance to downtown area. Besides, Metro Line 3 is available there. And usually, to the city center and main attractions like Zhongyang Street, St. Sophia Church, it needs to transfer to Metro Line 1 and local buses.

Harbin West Station

Address: No.1, Tielu Street, Nangang District, Harbin (哈尔滨市南岗区铁路街1号- 哈尔滨站).

Transportation: about 8 km from Harbin West Railway Station. You can take a taxi to city center and St. Sophia Church for only about 10 minutes.

Harbin West Railway Station

Harbin West Railway Station

Harbin Railway Station

Harbin Railway Station

Note: All the above railway station transportation information is only for your reference. You can contact us to check the latest traffic guide to/off those railway stations and get more messages of rest stations.

How to Plan Your Beijing Harbin High Speed Train Tour?

For you Beijing Harbin tour by the high speed train, it is better to start from Beijing, as it is the capital city of China with much more international flights and other convenient ways to arrive. So, you can arrange about 2-6 days in Beijing to appreciate the classic ancient tourist attractions of this ancient capital. After the over half day Beijing Harbin high speed train travel, you can spend another 2-5 days in Harbin to enjoy fully the wonderful world of ice and snow and the typical flavor of exotic flavor with Russian style. You can easily plan and extend your tour according to your schedule and length of holiday!

Beijing

Beijing is not only prosperous as the capital of China. As the city with most World Heritage Sites in the globe, it is a great place to find the past history of this grand country. Whether you visit the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Great Walls, Summer Palace, or those Beijing Hutongs, Confucius Temple, Ming Tomb, Guozijian, etc., you can feel and impressed by the charm of this popular city.

Useful links:

Beijing Travel Guide | Popular Beijing Tour Packages | Top Beijing Things to Do

Beijing Forbidden City

Beijing Forbidden City

Harbin

Harbin is amazing! It is most famous as the Ice City of China with its annual jubilant International Ice and Snow Festival. During that period, many exciting activities are put on show. Just walk into the shining Harbin Ice and Snow Amusement World to appreciate snow sculpture art expo on Sun Island, watching winter swimming in the Songhua River, have great time in Yabuli Ski Resort with skiing and various activities. You can also visit the St. Sophia Church, Zhongyang Street, Laodaowai, Streets, Siberian Tiger Park to seek the history and international flavor there.

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Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

Furthermore, in the middle way, you could also get off and see more interesting essences in Tianjin, Shenyang, etc. to enjoy more during your travel!

Tianjin: one of the four municipalities in China with special combined Chinese and Western flavor. Tops recommended attractions are Fiver Great Avenues, China House, Tianjin Ancient Culture Street, Jingyuan Garden, Shi Family Courtyard, Dule Temple, and so on.

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Popular Tianjin Tour Packages | Top Tianjin Things to Do

Shenyang: also both one of the top ancient capital cities and the best ice and snow tourist cities in China, you could enjoy a wonderful historical, cultural and entertaining time by visiting Shenyang Imperial Palace, Zhaoling Mausoleum, Puppet Emperor’s Imperial Palace, Eight Ministries of Puppet Manchuguo Regime, etc.

Tips for Booking and Taking Beijing Harbin High Speed Train

1. Seats choosing & price comparing

On Beijing Harbin high speed G trains, there are three types of seats: the “ Business Class Seats” like the first class seat in an aircraft and the most comfortable and expensive, with the price of 1019.0RMB per person, the “First Class Seats” of the middle class of 882.0RMB per person and the “Second Class Seats” of the most economical class of 541.5RMB per person. On Beijing Harbin high speed D trains, two types of seats are offered: the “First Class Seats” of 501.5RMB per person and the economical “Second Class Seats” of 313.5RMB per person.

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Second Class Seat on Bullet Train

Second Class Seat on Bullet Train

2. Booking & collect your bullet train ticket

To book a Beijing Harbin high speed train ticket, you could choose to book it at the official website: China Railway Customer Service Center or with a travel agency, also you could directly tell China Discovery to book the tickets for you. Besides, you could go to the Railway Station or Designated Ticket Offices to do that.

To collect your high speed train ticket, you could go to the railway station nearby, however, the Self-service Ticketing Machines are not serving foreign people. Besides, you can tell China Discovery to help you to do the collection, which only needs your passport information.

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3. How to embark the bullet train?

1) Prepare your documents well (valid passport with China Visa); 2) Get to the right train station in advance; 3) Collect train tickets; 4) Read your train ticket; 5) Pass the security control; 6) Pass through Security & Luggage Checks; 7) Find the right waiting room; 8) Cross the ticket checking gate; 9) Get to the right platform; 10) Get on your train. Keep the ticket well, because the ticket will be checked again to leave the station after you get off.

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4. Facilities and service

All high speed trains in China are equipped with advanced facilities and good service to make your journey more convenient and comfortable. There are different places you can put your luggage onboard, racks and specialized luggage storage areas. Besides, the air-conditioner train offers you plug under the seats to charge your phone or laptop, sightseeing window to view the outside scenery as well as western-style toilets. There is also available dining area you can get some supplies. Bilingual signs and the broadcast use both Chinese and English so that you don’t need to worry about the communication.

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High Speed Train Travel with China Discovery

We China Discovery are very willing to help you with the high speed train tickets booking, tour customization and local guide and transfer arrangement, so you can be able to experience the superb bullet train in style and enjoy all the highlights of your ideal destinations in China without any worry. If you are interested, please feel free to contact our professional travel consultants who are here ready to build your own tour to best suit for your needs and likes.

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