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Flawless service

From the first quotation through to help with a cancelled train due to Typhoon Mangkhut, these guys... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dublin, Ireland
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Great Way to get around

We took the train from Beijing to Xian, as my husband has a sore hip we upgraded to first class for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John and Deb K
Karratha, Australia
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China DIY travel provides domestic train ticket booking service for any journey within China in any class or type of train. Give us your name and passport number, no need to pay in advance. We will get you the Eticket and ask you to pay afterwards...more
6 Chao Yang Park South Road, Beijing 100026, China
+86 136 0131 7339
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the first quotation through to help with a cancelled train due to Typhoon Mangkhut, these guys are excellent. Email responses are prompt around the clock, and the information that accompanies the tickets is in depth and easy to understand, complete with instructions in English...More

Thank wile1000
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the train from Beijing to Xian, as my husband has a sore hip we upgraded to first class for the four hour journey. For us that extra leg room to stretch out was worth it. The seats are comfortable and the windows large...More

Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exellent way ro travel in China, I think bettr than planes. Very comfortable even in the economy class. And very quick - now the train from Shanghai to Beijing go 348 km/hour. I highly recommend. Service for travelers is very good.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't recommend enough. I used their web tools and resources to self plan a trip, training across China with my family (Wife and 5year old). And then when it came to booking, they helped tweak the routes so we avoided trains which could be problematic,...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All done by email from the UK before we travelled. Really excellent service, taking time to ensure that they understood our needs, then booking the tickets as soon as they became available. I speak a very little Chinese, but none was needed to pick up...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When my wife and I decided to take our annual winter holiday in China, I began researching ways to travel from Beijing to Shanghai by fast train. We discovered a website called 'The man in seat 61' which seemed to know just about everything to...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used China DIY Travel for our Beijing to Xi’an train connection. Their service throughout the booking process and even up to the time of travel was simply outstanding. Lynn was amazing in terms of response time, knowledge and patience. She expertly managed our booking...More

Thank Willi2020
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I was somewhat concerned about booking rail tickets in China...booking tickets in the UK is challenging,and I live there! I came to this company via a web site called "The man in seat 61" which specialises in advice for world wide rail travel. Everything about...More

Thank robert092
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I used China DIY travel to purchase three sets of train tickets for our first trip to China. They were quite responsive and polite. All of the tickets were as expected and we had no problems with anything, including our overnight train. They provide supplementary...More

Thank PicnicAtTheCathedral
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This was my first trip to China in July 2018 and through China DIY Travel I booked four Bullet Train tickets. Their email communication was timely and full of relevant information (perhaps a little too full at times!). Once the bookings were made, payment was...More

1  Thank mungbeanuk
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Response from Wayne B | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. We booked and paid for our tickets with China DIY Travel who were very good. They emailed us the necessary documentation and you take this and your passport with you to Beijing South Station to uplift your... More
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22 March 2018|
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Response from Shannon R | Reviewed this property |
Our family took the high speed train from Xi’an to Beijing in January. It took 4 hours and was a most enjoyable experience. Xi’an has the incredible outdoor Muslim food quarter along with the Ancient Warrior museum and the... More
3 January 2018|
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Response from Terry-and-Dot | Reviewed this property |
I have only used China DIY Travel to book train reservations within China. For tours I have had great success with Viator, or checking the trip advisor blogs. We used Beijing Hikers for a one day trip out to hike the wall at... More