Millions of workers and students are heading home across China to celebrate the Chinese New Year with their loved ones.

The Year of Dragon begins on Jan. 23, and the holiday period will continue for 15 days, often referred to as "Golden Week". Long queues, eager wait and emotional-rebonding are the scenes at different airports, train stations and bus depots as an estimated 20 million people travel to their homes ahead of the holiday season.

The mass movement of people will continue till mid-February when workers and students get back.

Passengers wait in lines to board their train at a railway station in Hefei.Reuters
A man bids farewell to his girlfriend through a train window at a railway station in Hefei.Reuters
Passengers carry their belongings as they walk in a line to board a train at Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan.Reuters
Passengers queue up in lines to board trains through waiting hall of Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan.Reuters
A policeman guides passengers at the crowded Beijing West Railway Station.Reuters