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Hohhot is a capital city of Inner Mongolia - the northernmost region of China. Hohhot is also a famous tourist city that offers Mongolian style attractions. Ordos is about 239 kilometers southwest of Hohhot. It is wildly known for the Kubuqi Desert and the Tomb of Genghis Khan. Traveling from Hohhot to Ordos by High Speed Trains is a perfect choice. Along the train journey, you can both enjoy the comfortable environment on the train and the wonderful and rare landscapes outside the train. Besides, the ticket of High Speed Trains is MUCH cheaper than that of planes. Currently, there are 3 High Speed Trains travel from Hohhot to Ordos every day. The first High Speed Train departs at 8:58, while the last one departs at 17:33. The whole journey takes less than 2 hours.
Note: Train information is subject to final confirmation due to the delay of data occasionally.
Hohhot Ordos High Speed Rail is measured about 239 km (148miles). High Speed Trains along the rail make stopovers at some stations like Hohhot East Railway Station (呼和浩特东站), Hohhot Railway Station (呼和浩特站), Jungar Banner Railway Station (准格尔站), Dongsheng East Railway Station (东胜东站), and finally arrive at Ordos Railway Station (鄂尔多斯站).There are high speed trains depart from Hohhot East Railway Station as the first stop, also high speed trains travel from Ulanqab (乌兰察布) and make stopover at Hohhot East Railway Station.
Hohhot Railway Station
Location: No. 41, Chezhandong Road, Xincheng District, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia (内蒙古自治区呼和浩特市新城区车站东街41号 – 呼和浩特站)
Hohhot Railway Station, which is also known as the Guisui Railway Station by the locals, is the oldest Railway Station of Hohhot. It is located about 16 km away from the Hohhot Baita International Airport (呼和浩特白塔国际机场). By the Airport Shuttle Bus Line 1, you can get to the airport within 1 hour around from there. Other attractions like Inner Mongolia Museum, Islamic Landscape Street, Zhaojun Tomb, Five-Pagoda Temple, etc. also can be reached by public bus lines from there.
Hohhot East Railway Station
Location: Nandian Village, Wantong Road, Ruyi Development Zone, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia (内蒙古自治区呼和浩特市如意开发区万通路南店村 – 呼和浩特东站)
Hohhot East Railway Station enjoys the reputation of the largest modern passenger terminal of Inner Mongolia. It is located about 6.4 km away from the Hohhot Baita International Airport (呼和浩特白塔国际机场). The Airport Shuttle Bus Line 1 can take you to the airport within 40 minutes from there. Compared with Hohhot Railway Station, Hohhot East Railway Station is a little bit further away from the city attractions. But also within the distance that public buses (No.19/ No.83) and taxi can reach.
Ordos Railway Station
Location: Binhedong Road, Yijinhuoluo, Ordos, Inner Mongolia (内蒙古自治区鄂尔多斯市伊金霍洛旗滨河东路附近 – 鄂尔多斯站)
Ordos Railway Station is located in the Yijinhuoluo Distinct, where the Subohan Prairie (苏泊罕大草原), the Tomb of Genghis Khan (成吉思汗陵) and the Ordos Ejin Horo Internatinal Airport (鄂尔多斯伊金霍洛国际机场) settled in. It is the mainly used High Speed Railway Station of Ordos. From there, you can get to the airport by taking the Airport Shuttle Bus Line 3 (机场3路) and get to the original city center Dongsheng Distinct by taking the Yiqi Line 3 (伊旗3路). The airport is only about 12 km away from the Ordos Railway Station, and the Tomb of Genghis Khan is about 30km away.
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>
Top 3 High Speed Train tours chosen by most customers to explore High Speed Train in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.
Hohhot / Xilamuren Grassland / Resonant Sand Bay / Baotou / Hohhot
Hohhot / Huitengxile Grassland / Hohhot / Baotou / Ordos
Beijng / Hohhot / Huitengxile Grassland / Hohhot / Baotou / Ordos
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