Train Tickets for 2021 Spring Festival Travel Rush On Sale Since December 30, 2020
Dec. 29, 2020
The 2021 Spring Festival Travel Rush will start from January 28 and end at March 8, 2021, lasting for 40 days. According to the tradition of releasing tickets 30 days before the train departure date of China Railway Corporation, train tickets for 2021 Spring Festival Travel Rush will be on sale since December 30, 2020.
Passengers are advised to book a ticket in advance if planning to travel during this period, especially for the peak days of February 4, February 10, February 11, February 17, and February 26.
Flexible Pricing Introduced to Beijing - Shanghai High Speed Trains Since Dec. 23, 2020
Dec. 24, 2020
Starting from December 23, 2020, flexible pricing has been introduced to Beijing - Shanghai High Speed Railway, the busiest railway line in China. High speed trains operating between Beijing and Shanghai with a speed of 300 to 350 kph will see a change in ticket price.
Previously, the ticket fares were fixed. Now, they have been optimized and fluctuate in response to journey duration, season, class of seats, etc. On the first day that the dynamic pricing took effect, the lowest fare of a second-class seat was CNY 498, a drop of 10%. By comparison, the highest fare of a second-class seat reached CNY 598, increased by 8%.