China Train Tours
China's intricate train system, especially the high speed rail (HSR), links the vast country together, which makes travelling to the most intriguing destinations a reality.
Train Tours in China is cheaper than flying. Visitors riding on China trains can enjoy the breathtaking scenery while interacting with fellow Chinese travellers. Save your budget on overnight hotels and expensive flight tickets, take the clean, safe and fast comfortable trains in China for inter cities transfer. The high-speed rail – the bullet trains in China are a viable option to flight in speed and comfort; while the soft sleeper class on regular train offers other kinds of comfort. >> Read more about travel in China by train
Tibet Train tours is popular, which is comfortable equipped for high altitude travel; taking trains from Xining or Lanzhou to Lhasa, travelers can enjoy the amazing natural beauty of the mysterious Plateau on the way. Silk Road tour by rail is another great train ride in China. There are some international trains from Beijing China to Hanoi, Moscow, Ulan Bator and Pyongyang which means you can extend China train tours to these fascinating countries and places.
A professional China train journey planner, we offer private China luxury train tours with customized itineraries that promise authentic experience, real-life adventure and affordable price. We also craft amazing train journeys for railfans, so you may study the Chinese train history, do photography, by experiencing various kinds of train rides and visiting the old railway stations and train museums.
Best China High Speed Train Tours
7 Days Beijing to Shanghai Tour by High Speed TrainRide on a high speed train from Beijing to Shanghai, traveling back in time to discover China’s powerful dynasties and explore the country’s current most vibrant metropolis for both ancient & modern wonders.
Best for: Business Traveler, First-timer
Type: Private Tour, Classic Tour, Train Tour
Highlights: Mutianyu Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, the Bund…
9 Days Beijing Xian Shanghai Tour by Speed TrainTour China’s Golden Triangle destinations by bullet trains, visiting all world-class attractions such as the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Army… Witness the old and new of China and interact with locals.
Best for: First-timer, Senior, Couple, Family
Type: Private Tour, Classic Tour, Train Tour
Highlights: The Great Wall, Hutong, Forbidden City, Terracotta Army, the Bund…
14 Days China Speed Train Tour with Yangtze CruiseFrom the modern and energetic Shanghai, embark on a relaxing cruise voyage on Yangtze River and take speed trains to further explore panda’s hometown and China’s nowadays and historic capitals.
Best for: First-timer, Senior, Couple
Type: Private Tour, Train Tour, Cruise Tour
Highlights: Yangtze Cruise, giant panda, Terracotta Army, the Great Wall, Forbidden City…
16 Days China Speed Train DiscoveryTravel across China from Beijing all the way to Hong Kong on bullet train journeys - visit the Great Wall, meet Terracotta Warriors, admire pagoda on Silk Road, have fun with pandas, cruise picturesque Li River, cook Chinese dishes…
Best for: First-timer, Family, Senior, Couple
Type: Private Tour, Train Tour
Highlights: the Great Wall, shadow puppet show, panda volunteer program, Yangshuo countryside biking, cooking class…
Historic & Scenic China Train Trips
These china train tour packages conjure up the past and get you around the historical destinations and old towns. Also here you’ll find some of the most scenic rides in China that traverse karst peaks, idyllic countryside, remote villages…
- Visit pandas, plus the Leshan Giant Buddha in Chengdu.
- Travel from Shangri-La to Lijiang & Dali, savoring up history and nature.
- Experience the historic Narrow-gauge Railway in Jianshui.
- Old capitals of China: Beijing, Luoyang, Xian & Nanjing
- Remarkable historical sites: the Great Wall, Terracotta Army, Pingyao...
- Ancient Buddhist shrines, grotto art & birthplace of Kungfu
- Slide into the paradise of surreal karst landscape in Guilin.
- Explore Zhangjiajie & Huangshan, experiencing sky walk.
- Delve into local culture of Tai Chi, Terracotta Warriors, etc.
China Silk Road Train TourBeijing - Xian - Lanzhou - Zhangye - Jiayuguan - Dunhuang - Turpan - Urumqi - Kashgar
China Silk Road Tour
Take bullet train from historical capitals Beijing & Xian to the exotic Xinjiang, through the remote Tibetan village, stunning “Rainbow Mountain” of Zhangye and numerous ancient ruins, this itinerary brings together the best of Silk Road.
China Tibet Train TourBeijing - Xian - Xinning - Lhasa - Chengdu
China Tibet Train Tour
One of the bucket list train trips in China, this once-in-a-life-time journey combines ancient wonders of China, historical sites and the great wilderness of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Pay homage to the Potala Palace and go to picnic at Yamdrok Lake.
Train Lover’s Tour of ChinaBeijing - Shenyang - Beijing - Shanghai - Xian - Chengdu - Leshan - Chengdu
Train Lover’s Tour of China
Rail enthusiasts can enjoy a fantastic holiday in China – riding on bullet train, steam train and narrow-gauge train trough cities, villages and beautiful countryside. Visit the best train museums, historical railway stations and the must-sees of China.
Cheap China Train Tour for Young AdventurersBeijing - Xian - Chengdu - Dali - Lijiang - Kunming - Guilin - Yangshuo - Hong Kong
Cheap China Train Tour for Young Adventurers
21 days affordable China train adventure is a semi-independent trip specially crafted for young travelers aged 20 to 35 to save money, time and energy, and make their dream to discover the many faces of real China fulfilled.
Trans China Train Journey from MongoliaUlaanbaatar - Elsen Tasarkhai - Beijing - Xian - Shanghai - Hong Kong
Trans China Train Journey from Mongolia
Take this tour to travel from Mongolia to China by train and continue your train journey across China, all the way to Hong Kong, with visits of Giant Chinggis statue, Hustai National Park, the Great Wall, Terracotta Army…
Trans China Train Journey from Vietnam to MongoliaVietnam China Mongolia by Train
Trans China Train Journey from Vietnam to Mongolia
Discover the most that Vietnam China and Mongolia have to offer on this epic train holiday (both conventional train and high speed train). Explore world-class attractions, savor local culture, take in natural beauty, experience real local life.
Train Travel Tips & FAQs about China Train Tours
How to book train tickets in China？
For international travelers, the best way to buy a China train ticket is to book with a China based online travel agency like Easy Tour China that charges reasonable commission fee, and exempt the fee if you book a China tour package with us. If you need to book yourself, book on www.12306.cn, the China Rail official website, and access its English version. >> Read more train tickets booking guide
How to read China train tickets?
For all China trains, including bullet train and normal-speed train, there are blue train tickets and red train tickets, which have similar information including boarding gate, departure and arrival stations, train number, departure date and time, ticket price, carriage number and seat/berth number, seat class, passenger’s personal data, and other info. >> Read more for details
How to choose seat class for China train tours?
For short-distance high speed train tours in China, you can choose from second class seats, first class seats, business class Seats. With a higher level, a passenger can enjoy a bigger size of the seat, as well as a greater personal space.
How to change, cancel, refund a train ticket in China?
You can choose to change, cancel or refund a train ticket both online or at a specified window of a railway station. Normally, a passenger can change the departure date, train number, class of seats (berth), and seat (berth) number. You can get full refund if you cancel a ticket 15 days before departure, and have to pay cancelation fee if less than 15 days. >> Read more train ticket change and cancel policy
What are China Train Baggage Allowance & Policy?
To make your train trip in China more smooth, it’s better you understand China trains baggage allowance. For both high-speed trains (C/D/G trains) and normal speed trains (K/T/Z trains), the free maximum carry-on luggage weight is 20 kg (44 lb.) for adult, and 10 kg (22 lb.) for a child. The carry-on baggage size is ≤ 130cm (51 in) for bullet train, and ≤ 160cm (63 in) for normal trains. >> Read more what items prohibited on a China train
Is it convenient for senior travelers to take train tour of China?
Yes, it is very convenient and safe for seniors travel in China by train, but high speed train is recommended for the elderly and retirees, instead of the normal-speed train or green train. China high-speed trains and the rail stations give full consideration to the elderly passengers, with senior-friendly facilities, and providing them with a fast, comfortable, convenient and cheap way to travel.
The elderly people with walking difficulties should be escorted to the train station by family or friends. You can contact the customer service of the railway station for assistance in advance. The station service staff will open the “green channel” -- the fast access, with elevator, wheelchair, and some other tools, for the elderly to get into the station and get on the train.