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As the common saying goes “don't enter Sichuan in youth and don't leave there in agedness”, Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, is such a pleasant city that you will never want to leave if you are going to enter there in youth. Except the superstar Giant Pandas, there are still numerous attractions around Chengdu including the Giant Buddha (乐山大佛), Dujiangyan (都江堰), Mount Emei (峨眉山) and Jiuzhaigou (九寨沟). Compare with Chengdu, Guiyang is a mountain and forest city with more ethnic customs and more gentle weather. 38 ethnic groups can be found in Guiyang.
Totally, there are 24 trains that travel from Chengdu to Guiyang every day, including 4 normal trains (K, Z, T trains) and 20 High Speed Trains (G, D trains). Among the High Speed Trains, only the G trains can arrive at Guiyang within 4 hours, while the duration time of the D trains varies from 4h 22m to 5h 2m.
Note: Train information is subject to final confirmation due to the delay of data occasionally.
Chengdu Guiyang High Speed Train Route has a total length of 646 kilometers (401 miles) and runs southward though 2~7 cities. The trains will finally arrive at Guiyang East Railway Station (贵阳东站) or Guiyang North Railway Station (贵阳北站). No High Speed Trains from Chengdu will arrived at Guiyang Railway Station (贵阳站).
All the High Speed Trains travel from Chengdu to Guiyang will make a stopover at the Chongqing West High Speed Railway Station, thus for the travelers who have great interest over the “mountain city” Chongqing, you are highly recommended to stay at Chongqing for several days and then continue you Chengdu Guiyang tour. Learn more about Chengdu to Chongqing Train Schedules, Tickets, Fares and Stations 2018>
Chengdu East Railway Station
Location: Qingyijiang Road, Chenghua District, East Chengdu (成都市成华区青衣江路)
Chengdu East Railway Station is the only departure station for High Speed Trains travel to Guiyang. The earliest train will depart at 6:53 of the morning, while the last train will depart at 18:56. Known as the largest and most convenient High Speed Railway, Chengdu East Railway Station can be easily got by bus, taxi and metro. Both Metro line 2 and line 7 are available inside the train station. Learn more about Chengdu East Railway Station >
Guiyang East Railway Station
Location: Dairy area, Wudang District, Guiyang, Guizhou (贵阳市乌当区奶牛场片区 - 贵阳东站)
Different from Guiyang Railway Station (贵阳站) and Guiyang North Railway Station (贵阳北站), Guiyang East Railway Station is not mainly used for passenger transferring. Guiyang station is acted as a vital hub station that evacuates High Speed Train passing through there. Due to its effective control, the traveling time of High Speed Trains has been shortened a lot. Most of the High Speed Trains travel from Chengdu will arrive at Guiyang East Railway Station.
Guiyang North Railway Station
Location: Jiaxu north Road, Dairy area, Guanshanhu District, Guiyang, Guizhou (贵州省贵阳市观山湖区甲秀北路东侧 - 贵阳北站)
Compared with Guiyang East Railway Station, it is much easier to get to Guiyang North Railway Station from other areas of Guiyang. 2 Metro lines, 3 BRT lines and 3 Bus expresses are available there. Actually, Guiyang North Railway Station is the main Railway Station of Guizhou province.The trains start from there can reach to Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming, Chengdu, Wuhan, Guangzhou, etc.
Class of Ticket
Usually, there are three kinds of tickets are provided on high speed trains, Business Class Seat, First Class Seat and Second Class Seat. Second Class Seat is the most budget level you will share a row space with other passengers. And the First Class of Seat is more comfortable and quiet for those who prefer a good rest on the way. If you would like to try the most luxury and superior train travel experience, the Business Class better than the business level on airplane will shock you beyond expectation. Check all types of seats on China high speed train>
Book, Collect, Alter and Cancel
Foreign tourists can book train ticket online or ask help from ticket agency, or buy the tickets physically at the train station with your valid passport. One thing you should remember is to book the ticket as early as possible, especially in peak tourist seasons. After collecting the tickets, please read carefully about the train number, departure date and station to make sure you won’t miss the train. If you want to cancel, alter your train tickets, you are required to bring your passport to the ticket counter and make the adjustments. Check details about How to Book, Collect, Alter, and Cancel Train Tickets>
Board & Get off
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. Check details about How to Board & Disembark a Train>
China train travel with luggage is much easier than taking flight, for you don’t need to check luggage separately. Each passenger with a train ticket is allowed to carry luggage in certain weight and volume, but without limitation of amount and types. Though there are written regulation and rules about the luggage allowance, in practice, passengers can take as much luggage as you can if only you handled them properly. Check detailed Baggage Allowance & Policy to Take China Train>
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. Check All Facilities & Service on China Train>
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