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There is an article published by CNN that lists 9 reasons to visit Guizhou and describes Guizhou as China’s next big travel destination. Guiyang is the capital and transport hub of Guiyang province. After have arrived at Guiyang, you can make a tour to almost all the scenic spots of Guizhou Province, including the nearby attraction like the No.1 waterfall of Asia, Xijiang Miao Village and etc. After have made a deep visiting of the attractions you are interested in, you can easily go to the panda city Chengdu by High Speed Trains.
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 Chengdu within 4 hours, while the duration time of the D trains varies from 4h 22m to 5h 2m. All the High Speed Trains arrive at Chengdu in the same day after departure, no overnight trains available.
Note: Train information is subject to final confirmation due to the delay of data occasionally.
The Guiyang Chengdu High Speed Trains run northward and pass through Xifeng, Zunyi, Chongqing, and finally arrived at Chengdu East High Speed Railway Station. The whole journey spans 646km (401miles) and takes around 4 hours. For all the trains will make a stopover at the Chongqing West High Speed Railway Station (重庆西站). If you are fond of the “8D city” Chongqing, you can make a brief tour at Chongqing first and then continue you Guiyang Chengdu tour.
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)
Guiyang North Railway Station is the most recommended Railway Station for your journey from Guiyang to any other places. It is a vital stop along the Guizhou-Guangzhou high speed railway, Shanghai-Kunming high speed railway, Guizhou-Nanning high speed railway, Chengdu-Guizhou high speed railway, Chongqing-Guizhou railway and some Interurban Railways. Metro lines and express buses are available whether you are going to take High Speed Trains at there or going to your booked hotel from there. Check more about Guiyang North 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)
For the Guiyang Chengdu travelers, more High Speed Trains will depart from Guiyang East Railway Station than Guiyang North Railway Station every day. But due to the traffic factor, it is not recommend taking high speed trains at Guiyang East Railway Station, especially for the travelers with little time left getting there. Any buses are available to get to/from Guiyang East Railway Station.
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 also known as the High Speed Railway Station of Chengdu. It is built in unique artistic elements of bronze mask. Metro Line 2 and Line 7 are available there for convenient transfer to downtown and other tourist spots of Chengdu. Also Express Buses to the Shuangliu International Airport (双流国际机场). Only one High Speed Trains travel from Guiyang North Railway Station will arrived at Chengdu East Railway Station in the morning, while other 19 High Speed Trains will arrive in the afternoon or the evening. Learn more about Chengdu East Railway Station >
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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