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Travel guide Beijing–Shanghai


What train companies operate the route from Beijing to Shanghai?

The route is run by Mapabc.

What is the schedule for the train route from Beijing to Shanghai?

Trains depart from 7:00 AM until 9:23 PM, leaving every 5 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the time of departure.

What are the departure and arrival train stations for the route from Beijing to Shanghai?

Trains depart from Beijing South Station and arrive at Shanghai Hongqiao.

What distance is the train route from Beijing to Shanghai?

The distance travelled on this route is around 750 miles.

How long does it take to travel from Beijing to Shanghai by train?

The travel time is roughly 5 to 5.5 hours.

What are the stops on the train route from Beijing to Shanghai?

Along the journey, trains stop in Dezhou East, Jinan West, Xuzhou East, and Nanjing South.

Why should you travel by train from Beijing to Shanghai?

Passengers can enjoy the experience of watching scenery fly by on China’s high-speed rail system, not to mention the relatively short travel time, given the long distance involved.

What is there to see and do in Shanghai?

In Shanghai, one of the most popular attractions is the Bund, a downtown waterfront area filled with wharves and interesting buildings, popular for walking. Visitors should visit a traditional Chinese Theater, as Shanghai was the birthplace of this concept. The Shanghai Museum is known to have the most traditional Chinese artifacts of any museum in the world. The China Art Museum has the largest collection of art in the whole continent of Asia. There are multiple professional sports teams in the area including the Shanghai Sharks (basketball), China Dragon (ice hockey), the Shanghai Golden Eagles (baseball), which often have exciting home games.