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  • Address: Beijinh Railway, Dongcheng
  • Admission: Prices vary per train

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Beijing Bullet Train

China is home to the world’s largest network of high-speed rails, and many of them connect Beijing with other notable destinations in China. The longest route extends all the way from Beijing south to Guangzhou, at its fastest, the train moves at 187 miles per hour (300 kilometers per hour).

What was once a minimum 9-hour journey between Beijing and Shanghai now takes just over five hours on the bullet train. It takes about 5.5 hours to get to Xian from Beijing, making the bullet train a more economical -- and just as fast once you factor in check-in and security lines -- alternative to flying.

The trains are quiet, fast and efficient, and riding the bullet train from Beijing gives you an opportunity to see a bit of Chinese countryside rarely seen by tourists who opt to fly. You can purchase tickets for the bullet train up to 10 days before your trip. Remember to check which station your train is departing from, as Beijing has several stations.

Tours & Tickets

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2-Night Best of Shandong Tour by Bullet Train from Beijing

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Ride the world’s fastest railway to Qufu and explore the attractions of Shandong on a private 2-night tour from Beijing. Visit the Temple of Confucius, ...  Read more

Location: Beijing, China
Duration: 3 days, 2 nights

From USD $473.75

4-Day Private Tour of Pingyao and Datong from Beijing

On this four-day private guided tour from Beijing, see wondrous ancient Chinese architecture in and around the towns of Pingyao and Datong. Learn about the ...  Read more

Location: Beijing, China
Duration: 4 days, 3 nights

From USD $865.33

3-Day Private Beijing to Shanghai Tour by Bullet Train or Air

This is a taste of Beijing and Shanghai in three days, you will see the Great Wall of China, the forbidden city, Tiananmen square, temple of heaven. Enjoy the ...  Read more

Location: Beijing, China
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $1,000.00

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