Rail Solutions International

A reliable rail connection for container transports between Europe and Asia remains one of the biggest logistical challenges of the 21st century. Hellmann masters this task and offers you flexible rail connections back and forth several times a week - faster than sea freight, cheaper than air freight, and above crisis-proof.

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Our Railway Connection between Asia & Europe

Hellmann Rail Solutions International connects Asia and Europe. The Chinese Yangtze River Delta as well as the northern, southern, and western regions of China are reached via various departure stations in Asia and Europe on both the northern and southern routes within the main run of 15 to 18 days by rail. No matter in which direction you would like to deliver your shipment, we are the right partner for you.

Our Route Network between Asia and Europe

Route China Europe Rail Freight
  1. From and to North China (Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei Province, Shanxi Province, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning Province, Jilin Province, Heilongjiang Province)
  2. From and to East China (Shanghai, Jiangsu Province, Zhejiang Province, Wuhan)
  3. From and to South China (Guangdong Province, Chongqing, Chengdu)
  4. From and to Vietnam, Korea, Japan, Taiwan


We offer efficient direct connections for full containers or part loads. Together with our partners, we operate weekly block trains to and from China with capacities up to 60x40' containers per departure. In Asia as well as in Europe we enable pre-and on-carriage of your goods within our transport network by rail or truck. Through additional services such as customs clearance (also in transit countries), cross-docking, buyers consol shipments, LCL shipments, HUB and warehouse solutions as well as fiscal agencies, we increase the efficiency of your rail transport. 

FCL and LCL transports are controlled by a complete monitoring system in the pre-and post-carriage. The know-how of our experts in China and Germany guarantees the safe observance of all compliance guidelines.

Jan Rüenbrink, Business Development Europe Rail Solutions International

Jan Rüenbrink

Business Development Europe Rail Solutions International

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At a Glance:

  • High cost savings compared to air freight
  • Greatly reduced transport times compared to sea freight
  • Attractive consolidation options for part loads
  • Increased price stability and reduced market volatility
  • Economic solution for heavy and bulk material
  • Environmentally friendly container transports with significantly reduced CO2 and SO2 emission