Hohhot is the capital city of Inner Mongolia - the northernmost region of China. Hohhot is always the first stop for first-time visitors to Inner Mongolia and it’s also a famous tourist city that offers many famous attractions, like Dazhao Temple and Xilamuren Grassland. Ordos is wildly known for the Kubuqi Desert and the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan. Traveling from Hohhot to Ordos by bullet train 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. Currently, there are 5 bullet trains (1.5~2 hours) travelling from Hohhot to Ordos every day.
Hohhot to Ordos Distance: Ordos is about 270 km west from Hohhot, takes around 3.5 hours by car, 1.5~2 hours by bullet train and 3.5~4.5 hours by normal train.
Hohhot Location: Hohhot, the capital city of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, is located in the central part of this province in north China. It borders Baotou City and Erdos City in the west, Wulanchabu City in the east and Shanxi Province in the south. It is only about 480 km from Beijing (2 hours’ bullet train ride).
Ordos Location: Ordos is located in the hinterland of the Ordos Plateau, southwest of Inner Mongolia, bordering Shanxi, Shaanxi and Ningxia province in the south; Hohhot, Baotou, Bayannur and Alxa League in the north. Ordos City is about 100 km south from Baotou (1-2 hours by normal train), about 560 km west from Beijing (13.5 hours by train and 2 hours by flight).
Hohhot Ordos High Speed Rail Map
Although it is quick and convenient to take the bullet train to transfer between the two cities directly, many local must-see attractions are outside the city, such as the Xilamuren Grassland (about 93 km from Hohhot), Huitengxile Grassland (about 110 km from Hohhot), Xiangshawan Scenic Area (about 60 km from Ordos) and Yemingsha Scenic Area (about 135 km from Ordos) in Kubuqi Desert and the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan (about 30 km from Ordos), etc. And these scenic spots have relatively remote locations, generally can not be reached by public transport, so booking a private car service have become the first choice of most travelers. As an experienced, professional, and reliable travel agency in China, China Discovery offers convenient and efficient transfer for all visitors to China, including intercity transportation from Hohhot to Ordos, Ordos to Hohhot and making a stop on the road whenever and wherever you want. We can pick you up at the airport, train station, or from your hotel, and attractions in Ordos/Hohhot and escort you to your next stop directly by a safe, licensed, clean and comfortable vehicle. So you can save lots of time, rest well on the way and focus on the trip itself. Travelling with China Discovery, you will enjoy a transfer worry-free Hohhot Ordos tour and get a better travel experience.
Hottest Hohhot & Ordos Tours:
● Frequency: about 5 runs per day
● Train Time: 1.5 ~ 2 hours
● From & To: Hohhot East Railway Station 呼和浩特东站, Hohhot Railway Station 呼和浩特站 → Ordos Railway Station 鄂尔多斯站, Dongsheng East Railway Station 东胜东站
The most convenient, quickest and comfortable way to transfer between the downtown area of Hohhot and Ordos city centers is by taking a bullet train. There are about 5 runs of bullet trains departure from Hohhot at both early morning and late afternoon. The whole journey takes 1.5~2 hours, and may stop at Tuoketuo Railway Station, Zhungeer Railway Station and Dongsheng East Railway Station in between.
Hohhot Railway Station 呼和浩特站
Location: No. 1500, Mingui Road, Minhang District. (上海市闵行区申贵路1500号)
Transportation: It’s about 2 km to the city center (about 10 minutes’ drive); about 5 km to Dazhao Temple (about 20 minutes’ drive); about 7 km to Inner Mongolia Museum (about 15 minutes’ drive); about 70 km to Xilamuren Grassland (about 1.5 hours’ drive).
Hohhot East Railway Station 呼和浩特东站
Location: Nandian Village, Wantong Road, Xincheng District, Hohhot (呼和浩特市新城区万通路南店村)
Transportation: It's about 12 km (20 minutes by car, 40 minutes by metro) to downtown, 13 km (30 minutes’ drive) to Dazhao Temple and 80 km to Xilamuren Grassland (1.5~2 hours by car).
Ordos Railway Station 鄂尔多斯站
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)
Transportation: It's about 7 km (20 minutes by car, 40 minutes by metro) to Ordos Ejin Horo International Airport, 7 km away from the center of Kangbashi District, 23 km (30 minutes’ drive) to the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan and 76 km away from Xiangshawan Scenic Area in Kubuqi Desert (1.5 hours by car).
Dongsheng East Railway Station 东胜东站
Location: Sanxinggou, Dongsheng District, Ordos (内蒙古自治区鄂尔多斯市东胜区三姓沟)
Transportation: It's is about 14.5 km (about 30 minutes by car) southeast away from the center of Dongsheng District, about 35 km (40 minutes ~ 1 hour by car) away from Ordos Airport, about 50 km (about 1 hour’s drive) away from the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan and about 56 km (1~1.5 hours’ drive) away from Xiangshawan Scenic Area.
● Frequency: about 5 runs per day
● Train Time: 3.5 ~ 4.5 hours
● From & To: Hohhot East Railway Station 呼和浩特东站, Hohhot Railway Station 呼和浩特站 → Ordos Railway Station 鄂尔多斯站, Dongsheng West Railway Station 东胜西站
Besides bullet trains, there are also 5 pairs of normal trains transferring between Hohhot and Ordos every day from 06:40~18:00. The whole journey takes 3.5~4.5 hours. Normal trains may pass through Baootu city at Baotou East Railway Station or Baotou Railway Station.
Dongsheng West Railway Station 东胜西站
Location: Huifeng Street, Dongsheng District, Ordos (鄂尔多斯市东胜区汇丰大街)
Transportation: It’s about 15 km to the Kangbashi District (about 30 minutes’ drive); about 13 km to Dongsheng District (about 30 minutes’ drive); about 40 km to the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan (about 50 minutes’ drive); about 60 km to Xiangshawan Scenic Area (about 1.5 hours’ drive).
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Note: Train information is subject to final confirmation due to the delay of data occasionally.
Class of Ticket
You can usually choose from the First Class Seat, the Second Class Seat or Business Class Seat on the high speed trains. While, there are three types offered on the normal train, including Soft Sleeper, Hard Sleeper and Hard Seat. learn more >>
Book, Collect, Alter and Cancel
Foreign tourists can book train ticket online or via a ticket agency, or buy the tickets physically at the train station with your valid passport. Train ticket alteration and cancellation are only available at ticket counters. learn more >>
Board & Get off
1) Prepare your passport and China Visa; 2) Get to the right train station at least 30 mins in advance; 3) Collect your train ticket; 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. learn more >>
Passengers don’t need to check luggage separately. Each passenger is allowed to carry luggage in certain weight and volume, but without limitation of amount and types. learn more >>
Facilities and Service
All high speed trains in China are equipped with advanced facilities and good service, including luggage racks, air-conditioner, power socket, dining car, hot water, etc. learn more >>
Usually, visitors spend 3~4 days enjoying a classic Hohhot tour to visit the Dazhao Temple and Inner Mongolia Museum in Hohhot downtown with the nearby Huitengxile Grassland. Then, take a car or bullet train to Ordos and spend 2~3 days discovering highlights in the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan, Kangbashi District and Kubuqi Desert, etc. Check all Hohhot Tours >> | Ordos Tours >>
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Inner Mongolia differs a lot with the classic China you know. And it is not an easy job to arrange the daily flight, train and car travel on this relatively vast land. Therefore, travelling with a professional travel agency is usually the best way to visit there. We China Discovery know Hohhot and Ordos a lot and we are experienced in organizing tours to this region. If you need any help, please feel free to contact us! Private cars, one-to-one guide and travel consultant… Everything is only for you and your group or family! The tour is customized by your interest, budget, plan and every special need!
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