I am coming to Beijing in April, want I plan to stay there for some days. Then, Sunday March 30th, I want to take the fastest train possible to Shanghai (and as early as possible sunday morning). By ...
My flight lands in Guangzhou Baiyun International at 1am on Saturday in July. I had intended on getting to Shenzhen by train, but I don't know if its possible. I don't read Chinese Mandarin, so I've ...
Background: I want to travel to Hong Kong - Shanghai - Beijing by train. Seat61 article about train travel in China has details on fares, schedules and how to book the tickets. There are 3 ways to ...
I am planning my travel from Hong Kong to Shanghai by overnight sleeper train (T100) departing at 3pm and arrive at 11am. So, it is 20 hours long. I have never experienced a sleeper train. I hope I ...
I have a ton of questions, but I don't even know where to start. To those of you who have done the journey, what is a good starting point for planning?
I'm planning a trip on the Trans-Siberian Express. I've already received excellent advice on a related post, but I've got a couple more questions. My plan is to head from Moscow to Beijing. It's six ...
I'm interested in taking a train journey from Moscow to Beijing via Mongolia. Is there a recommended time of year for this Trans-Siberian trip?
Is it possible to get a permit to travel to Tibet (Lhasa) from Beijing by train, without a tour guide?
I am confused about how I go about getting a permit for two people (a British and a Swedish national) to visit Lhasa, intending to travel there by train. Is it possible to get a permit without having ...