How Fast Does A Bullet Train Go

The speed of a bullet train varies by country and model, but they usually travel between **150 mph and 187 mph (241 kph and 300 kph)** . Some bullet trains can reach up to **200 mph (321 kph) or more**, like the Japanese Shinkansen or the Chinese CRH . The fastest-ever bullet train is the ALFA-X version of the Shinkansen, which is capable of reaching **400 kph (249 mph)** and will operate at up to **360 kph (224 mph)** around 2030 .

For example, the French TGV operates at **186 mph** .