Beijing Shanghai High Speed Railway & Train Map 2024

One who has never been to the Great Wall is not a true man. Likewise, a tour without experience China’s high speed train and visiting Beijing and Shanghai can’t be counted as a real China travel. Luckily, you find a best combination of both here - the Beijing Shanghai High Speed Rail. Whether you are thinking about the starting or ending city for your China travel, Beijing or Shanghai is always your first choice.

Every day, there are 41 high speed trains (38 G trains and 3 D trains) departing from Beijing, driving down south to Jinan, Nanjing and terminating in Shanghai after 4.5 hours ~ 6 hours train travel (nearly 12 hours for D bullet trains). That means once you visiting grandiose ancient sites, Palace Museum, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace are included, you can have superfast and comfortable train trip while resting for your next destination - Shanghai.

Beijing Shanghai High Speed Train Route Map

Traveling from Beijing to Shanghai, you can take a high speed train at any available time, ranging from early morning to evening hours. A 1318-kilometers-long high speed railroad connects the two cities within half day train journey. Specifically, all the high speed trains leaves Beijing South Railway Station (北京南站) and arrives at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station (上海虹桥站), going through 7 provinces and 23 stations, including Jinan West (济南西) in Shandong Province, Nanjing South (南京南) in Jiangsu Province and etc. Check (Beijing Shanghai high speed train schedule 2024 >.

Useful Beijing Shanghai Travel Maps

Beijing and Shanghai are often chosen as the first destinations to start China travel and gateway cities to fly back home. Just taking a fast high speed train travel, you can traverse the two once for all. Besides, the excellent traffic network to national wide cities from both Beijing and Shanghai offers convenient transfer to much more tourist destinations, like Xian, Suzhou, Chengdu and so on. Firstly, you are recommended to have a 3~4 days classic tour in Beijing to climb Mutianyu Great Wall or Badaling Great Wall and visiting Forbidden City and experience Beijing Hutong culture. And then get to the largest metropolis in China - Shanghai, spend 2~3 days on visiting Shanghai Museum, Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, Nanjing Road and etc. to know the past and present of the city. (Check detailed Beijing Maps and Shanghai Maps for itinerary making)

Other Popular China High Speed Railway Maps

High speed railway in China develops at a breathtaking speed with up to 32 of all 34 provinces and nearly 500 train stations connected. Top tourist cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guilin, Kunming and have been opened daily trains between each other and there are also many lines you can experience to explore diverse scenery and culture from those. Check our popular China High Speed Train Routes and largest collection of High Speed Train Maps below to plan your China travel.

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