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Taking a full daytime high speed train travel from Chongqing, your next stop of Beijing can be achieved with a good rest abroad. After you disembark from Yangtze River Cruise in Chongqing, you can come down to earth to experience complicated city roads in the famous Mountain City and fulfill your interest of spicy hot pot. With massive cultural and historical legacy and completed transportation to home and international regions, Beijing should never be missed out in your list. The whole journey, from southwest to north China, is little longer but worth a trial, for you can drop by many other popular tourist cities and see different natural scenery en route.
Every day, Chongqing dispatches two high speed trains to Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing, costing around 12 hours. The first one is G574 train leaving from Chongqing West Railway Station at 08:04am and G310 train is the second that departs from Chongqing North Railway Station at 09:31am.
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Chongqing Beijing High Speed Railway, totaling 2,176km (1,352miles), is a high speed rail that links Chongqing to Beijing, southwest and north China. The railway begins from Chongqing North and West Railway Station to Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing, runs across over 10 stations in 6 provinces. The entire train journey takes 11 hours 49 minutes to 12 hours and 11 minutes. Specifically, the train route is a combined line of four separate railways, including Chengdu Chongqing High Speed Railway, Xian Chengdu High Speed Railway, Zhengzhou Xian High Speed Railway and Beijing Zhengzhou segment (north part of Beijing Guangzhou High Speed Railway).
Chongqing North Railway Station (重庆北站)
Location: No. 51 #8 Kunnun Avenue, Yubei District, Chongqing (重庆市渝北区昆仑大道51号附8号)
Chongqing North Railway Station is the second largest train station in Chongqing, which is located about 0.5 hour’s driving to Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, 25 mins’ driving to Ciqikou Ancient Town and 30 mins’ driving to Chongqing China Three Gorges and Chaotianmen Port. Linked by Chengdu Chongqing High Speed Railway and Chongqing Lhasa Railway, Chongqing Lanzhou Railway and other railway lines, the station delivers more than 200 trains to the following cities, such as Shanghai, Xian, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Guiyang, Xiamen and etc. Once arrival, you can leave the station to downtown or scenic spots by taxi, city bus, airport express (to Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport) and Chongqing Rail Transit Line 3 (in the south square) and Line 10 at underground floor. Learn more about Chongqing North Railway Station >
Chongqing West Railway Station (重庆西站)
Location: No.168, Fengzhong Road, Shapingba District, Southwest Chongqing (重庆市沙坪坝区凤中路168号)
Completed and put into use in January 2018, Chongqing West Railway Station is the biggest railway station in Chongqing. It is located in southwest suburb, about 1 hour’s driving from Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, 20 mins’ to Ciqikou Ancient Town, 40 mins’ driving to Chongqing China Three Gorges and Chaotianmen Port. The station is connected by Chengdu Chongqing High Speed Railway, Chongqing Guiyang High Speed Railway, Chongqing Guiyang High Speed Railway and Chongqing Changsha Railway. Tourists are suggested to take taxi, bus, airport shuttle to get to this new station, because now there is no existing metro line constructed here. Learn more about Chongqing West Railway Station >
Beijing West Railway Station (北京西站)
Location: No.118, East Lianhuachi Road, Fengtai District, West Beijing (北京市丰台区莲花池东路118号)
Beijing West Railway Station is one of the primary railway transportation hubs in Beijing, which is located about 25 mins’ driving to Forbidden City and 1 hour’s driving to Beijing Capital International Airport. It serves both high speed trains and traditional trains on Beijing Guangzhou High Speed Railway, Beijing Lhasa (Tibet) Railway and Beijing Kowloon Railway. You can take bus, taxi, airport express (from Beijing Capital International Airport) and Beijing Metro Line 7 and Line 9 to get the station. Learn more about Beijing West Railway Station >
Class of Ticket
There are three kinds of tickets are provided on high speed train from Chongqing to Beijing, 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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