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Train from Yichang to Shanghai

Here, you will find some information about Yichang to Shanghai Train Schedule & Fares. Also, you can find some tips for travel to Shanghai and Yichang including notes for booking train tickets, domestic travel high season, best time to visit Shanghai and best time to visit Yichang.

The first character of train number has special meanings.
G–High-Speed Train
C–Intercity EMU Train
D–Electric Multiple Units (EMU) Train
Z–Direct Express Train
T–Express Train
K–Fast Train
Four-digit Number Train - Regular Speed Train
L–Temporary Train
Departure Station: Yichang East Railway Station
Arrival Station: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station
Train  No.
Departure  Time
Arrival Time
Running Time
8 h 7 m
8 h 16 m
23 h 20 m
17 h 44 m

Attentions: Train Schedule of Yichang to Shanghai is for your reference only. Please check the ticket information including the tickets fares at the railway station or by your TCT tour advisors separately.


Notes for Booking Train Tickets

1. Booking an original train is easier than booking a passing-by train. You can book a train ticket 10 days in advance at most.

2. Generally, the seats on the train in China have tow types including soft seat and hard seat. Also, there are two kinds of sleeper seats on China's trains which are hard sleeper seat and soft sleeper seat. Hard sleeper seats are divided into upper hard sleeper, middle hard sleeper and lower hard sleeper (lower hard sleeper is the best); while soft sleeper seats are divided into upper soft sleeper and lower soft sleeper (lower soft sleeper is better).
3. In China, taking a train is a comparative cheaper way to cut down the travel cost. While correspondingly, the comfortable level is lower than by air.
Luggage: you need to take the luggages by yourself and keep an eye of them on transporting time, no luggage-checking service on the train.
Carriage: it may be crowded when in the domestic travel seasons as well as summer holidays.


► Best Time to Visit Shanghai:The best time to travel in Shanghai is in spring and autumn. The city has a subtropical maritime monsoon climate, with four distinct seasons. Generally, the warm spring and cool autumn are the more comfortable seasons. While summer and winter are far less pleasant. Overall, Shanghai enjoys a mild and moist climate.

► Best Time to Visit Yichang:The best time to visit Lhasa is in spring and autumn, especially from August to October. The warm and humid climate in these two seasons is unlike the dry and windy weather in winter.

Try to Avoid domestic travel seasons:The most crowded seasons in China are Chinese Spring Festival (usually in late Jan or early Feb.), International Labour Day (May 01 to 03) and National Day (Oct 01-07). Spring Festival and the National Day golden week are the most crowded time for travelling.


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