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Shanghai Transportation: 277 reviews and 350 photos


AVOID traveling by train around or during the the Chinese New Year, May Holiday (May 1 - 7) and October Holiday (Oct 1 - 7). I am sure you will be squeezed into a meat patty!~!

Generally I don't recommend taking train in China. No online system for ticket booking, not comfortable (dirty and crowded). For short distant ride may be ok, but for longer distant, you will also find the restroom very terrible too.

When you are planning to go to the surrounding cities (e.g. Hangzhou, Nanjing), take the train whose number starts with "D". Those are the fast bullet head train. It is not just faster, but also a lot comfier and cleaner.

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Type: Train

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 1, 2009
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