12306.cn Online Ticketing Now Offers Tickets for Trains Leaving in Next 30 Minutes

Until very recently, getting places with online ticketing at China Railways was not so much a case of “buy, turn up, and go”. This was because there was a two-hour waiting period; this meant at 14:00, you could only get tickets for trains that leave at 16:00 or later. This was less a problem if… Continue reading 12306.cn Online Ticketing Now Offers Tickets for Trains Leaving in Next 30 Minutes

China Railways Smartphone App Available

Passengers using iOS or Android devices may now book online. The official China Railways “铁路 12306” (Railways 12306) app is now available. Just scan the QR code (or proceed to 12306.cn and click the link below the QR code) to choose your platform, then download the app. Make sure you double-check the app icon prior… Continue reading China Railways Smartphone App Available