Snooze Your Way From Hong Kong To China On A Sleeper Train

Connecting Hong Kong To Shanghai & Beijing In Less Than 12 Hours

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Get ready for a whole new way to travel between Hong Kong and Mainland China! Starting June 15, 2024, China Railway will launch the EMU Sleeper Train, connecting Hong Kong West Kowloon Station (Honganxi) directly to Beijing (Beijingxi Station) and Shanghai (Shanghai Hongqiao Station). You can now embark on this comfy night journey every Friday to Monday, drifting off in one city and waking up ready to explore another! They’re transforming the regular train service into a high-speed overnight experience that slashes travel time to Beijing to just about 12.5 hours and to Shanghai to roughly 11 hours.

Imagine boarding in the evening, settling into your sleeper berth, and waking up refreshed and ready to dive into your exciting itinerary. This brand-new service turns your travel time into a restful part of the experience, offering a “sleep and arrive” concept that maximizes your adventure time.

Tickets are on sale now!

Class of Travel

The sleeper trains feature sixteen cars, designed to accommodate about 600 passengers. Here’s what you can expect aboard:

  • EMU Deluxe Sleeper (Hong Kong-Shanghai route only): Enjoy a twin room with bunk beds, a shared wardrobe, a sofa, and a kettle. Privacy is yours with sliding doors separating you from the aisle. See the EMU Deluxe Sleeper for a peek at your potential travel oasis.
  • EMU Sleeper: Ideal for families or groups, these quadruple rooms come with two bunk beds, a small table, and a shared kettle, also enclosed with sliding doors for your privacy.
  • Second Class: Standard second-class seating is available for those who prefer traditional travel seating.

When booking, you can select an upper or lower berth, and if you’re traveling with companions, the system will endeavor to place you in the same room and with adjacent beds, depending on ticket availability. Be aware that you might share the room with other passengers if traveling alone or if additional berths are needed.

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