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Bullet train: Xian to Guangzhou

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Bullet train: Xian to Guangzhou

Hi

We are looking at booking a trip to China. Our goals are Terracotta Warriors, bullet train & Guangzhou.

Are there bullet trains (300km hour) direct from Xian to Guangzhou?

If not, what is the best train route heading south from Xian to Guangzhou that incorporates the bullet train?

Where a train is stated it is a high speed train, is that the same as a bullet train?

Thanks heaps

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1. Re: Bullet train: Xian to Guangzhou

I don't think there are any fast trains between these cities - at least a one-day+ journey. You could go to Luoyang on a fast train if that's all you're interested in. It's Japan that has the Bullet train - some of the new routes in China do have trains of a comparable speed, though. It's not 'officially' called a bullet train but routes with a G or C prefix to the train number are the fastest, followed by D trains. Some info on cnvol.com.

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2. Re: Bullet train: Xian to Guangzhou

Soory no Bullet Train fron Xi'an direct to Guangzhou.But there are High Speed train from Xi'an to Zhengzhou.Then You can change fast train to Guangzhou.Thanks. xiandriver tiger075

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3. Re: Bullet train: Xian to Guangzhou

Ok - maybe to experience the high speed train, we should just go on a train trip for the day only?

Which train station would you recommend we catch the train to, we would then have a look around, then hop back on a later train and return to Xian?

The stops seem to be:

Huashan North

Sanmenxia South

Luoyang Longmen

Zhengzhou

Any other ideas?

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4. Re: Bullet train: Xian to Guangzhou

Also, if we go the high speed option Xi'an to Zhengzhou & fast train down to Guangzhou.

How much time do we need to leave between the two trains?

Do they generally run to time??

Thanks

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5. Re: Bullet train: Xian to Guangzhou

From this month (April,2012), you can take bullet train from Xi'an to Wuhan, and there are high speed train between Wuhan and Guangzhou. or from Zhengzhou to Guangzhou.

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6. Re: Bullet train: Xian to Guangzhou

Looking at CTrip for the high-speed train schedules, there is only one direct Xian - Wuhan train a day and it takes 8 hours via Zhengzhou.

Seems like a very long ride! Maybe you should try the high-speed train for Huashan instead (30-40 minutes from Xian North).

Edited: 15 April 2012, 01:27
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7. Re: Bullet train: Xian to Guangzhou

Hello:

No bullet train are aviliable from xi'an to Guangzhou.

hope this can help you

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8. Re: Bullet train: Xian to Guangzhou

Xi'an and Guangzhou are very far away from each other, no bullet train, you can use the airplane. If you want to experince the high speed train, I suggest you to go to the Huashan moutain, the speed of the train is about 250km/hour, and about 30-40min you could arrive the mountain. The mountain is very beautiful and worthwhile to see, too.

Hope this helps,

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9. Re: Bullet train: Xian to Guangzhou

There is long distance between xi,an and zhengzhou 。Bullet train is unaviable for you 。You had better take airplane ,thus saving time and trouble 。 The high speed train is expesive 。Hope this can help you !

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