Tickets for high-speed trains linking Chinese mainland and Hong Kong go onsale via online platforms, telephone hotline and counters at the West Kowloonterminal, Chinanews.com reported.
With a total length of 141 kilometers, the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong KongExpress railway includes 115 kilometers in mainland and 26 kilometers in HongKong. The mainland section from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North and Futianopened to traffic at the end of 2011 and 2015, respectively.
The work on Hong Kong section began in 2010 and was constructed by the HongKong Special Administrative Region. The line will officially open on Sept 23,with 95 trains running on it.
Tickets are available through 12306.cn platform or its app, but only forusers with mainland phone numbers.
For buyers from Hong Kong, they will allowed to purchase up to eighttickets per person with valid original ID, including home return permits andpassports. In addition, they will only be able to book seats a maximum of 10days ahead.
The ticket price for second class of the less than nine hours' journey fromHong Kong to Beijing is 1,077 yuan ($156.97).
The whole rail line will connect to mainland's rail network and serve over40 destinations directly.
According to China Railway Corporation, during the peak days, around 127return trains will operate daily between mainland and Hong Kong, among which 114return trains will run between the West Kowloon and Futian.