The new year s day ticket has robbed these flights of nearly half the price of high-speed rail

 The new year s day ticket has robbed these flights of nearly half the price of high-speed rail

The new years Day holiday in 2021 will be from January 1 to 3. According to the provisions of Internet and telephone booking of train tickets, passengers can purchase 2021 New Years Day train tickets through 12306 website and railway 12306 app from today (3rd).

According to the data of China Railway Group, during the National Day holiday before this, the top 10 cities that arrived and sent passengers by rail were Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Changsha, Wuhan, Chongqing and Nanjing.

Railway Department staff remind the vast number of passengers that the starting time of online ticket sales at different railway stations is not the same. Take Beijing as an example: the sales of Beijing West Railway Station will start at 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. for Beijing South Railway Station. So remember to set the alarm clock in advance so as not to miss the ticket grabbing time.

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The ticket price and service of Beijing Shanghai high speed rail will change

From December 23rd, Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway will distinguish seasons, time periods, seats, sections, etc. according to the passenger flow situation, establish a flexible pricing mechanism, implement high quality and good price, with ups and downs. The ticket prices between stations are subject to the upper limit of published fares. A multi-level and flexible fare system is implemented to provide more choices for passengers.

The floating fare is mainly related to the time required for the whole journey of each train. The basic feature is that the faster the car increases the price, the slower the car reduces the price. The lowest ticket price of the second-class seat of Beijing Shanghai high-speed railway is 498 yuan and the highest is 604 yuan.

In addition, according to the microblog of China Railway, Beijing Shanghai high-speed railway will pilot the service of silent carriage by the end of 2020. This kind of carriage can provide a more quiet and comfortable travel environment for passengers. Passengers who are willing to abide by the corresponding code of conduct can choose silent carriage when buying tickets through 12306 website and mobile phone client.

These flights are cheaper than high-speed rail

It doesnt matter if you havent bought a ticket for high-speed rail. Through a third-party ticket selling platform, China New Zealand Jingwei reporter found that on New Years day, the ticket price of Beijing to many cities was more affordable than that of high-speed rail, and some flights were even more than half cheaper.

Part of Beijing - Guangzhou air ticket prices. Source: third party ticketing platform

The ticket prices of 13 Beijing Guangzhou flights, such as cz3112, mu6623, cz3108, cz3000, cz3116, cz3112, cz3102, cz3186, mu6625, cz3150, cz3162, cz3180, cz3122, etc., from Beijing to Guangzhou, are only 500 yuan, while the second-class seat price of high-speed rail between the two places is 862 yuan. These flights are more than 40% cheaper than second-class seats on high-speed rail. In addition, there are 13 flights priced between 510 yuan and 797 yuan.

Part of Beijing - Shenzhen air ticket prices. Source: third party ticketing platform

Beijing Shenzhen ca8185, mu6663, zh9106, mu6667, zh9108, zh9110 and mu6669 are priced at 500 yuan, and 944.5 yuan is required for second-class high-speed rail seats between the two places. The price of some flights is nearly half as much as that of the two places. In addition, there are 22 flights priced between 530 yuan and 900 yuan.

Part of Beijing - Chengdu air ticket prices. Source: third party ticketing platform

The ticket price of the cheapest flight between Beijing and Chengdu, 3u8896, is only 350 yuan, which is more than half of the price of the second-class seat on the high-speed rail, and 778.5 yuan for the second-class seat on the high-speed rail between the two places. The ticket price of 43 flights is between 400 yuan and 720 yuan, which is cheaper than the second-class seat of high-speed rail.

Many people worry about whether they can go out to play on New Years day? Recently, Zhang Wenhong, director of the Department of infection, Huashan Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University, said that in addition to a few high-risk areas in China, you can go anywhere. In addition, wearing masks, washing hands frequently and keeping a distance are still the best prevention and control measures. (Zhongxin Jingwei APP)

Source: Chen Hequn, editor in charge of China News Network_ NB12679