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"Train Beijing-Harbin" Harbin Favorite Tip by Crowe

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Favorite thing: We got the train for Beijing to harbin and back. You can only purchase singles up to 4 days in advance of your travel.

Its about half the price in soft berth than the plane flight. Worth it if you are not in a hurry recommend booking the lower bunks more confortable. Ear plugs and masks a must. Very clean toilets and wash area 30shames us british!!!!!!!!. train goes quet about 10:30 so can get a good night sleep.

Each cabins sleeps 4 (2x2) in bunks. Each has television (u might find something with english subtitles).

I will say there is not much storage space if you have lots of cases. Thats why we got the lower bunks as there is some room under the beds.

Train leaves about 8:30 beijing and arrives about 7:30 harbin. The way our flights back to the UK worked out we could not fly back and get our flight anayway.

The train might be surplus to requirements for us now anyway as im told you can fly direct from heathrow to harbin soon..

Cost: 445 reminbi p/p (~£30 one way)

No idea what hard berth is like! about half price again i think

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  • Written Feb 20, 2005
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