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Hangzhou - Zhangjiajie Train

At present, Hangzhou - Zhangjiajie high speed trains are not available. Only two normal speed K type trains are in service between the two tourist destinations for a distance of 1,406 kilometers (874 miles). It is a long journey with the duration of 17.5 - 20 hours. Making a transfer in Changsha or taking a flight will be a better back-up choice if you do not want to travel that long time. Many pairs of high speed trains are available between Hangzhou and Changsha and normal trains and buses run between Changsha and Zhangjiajie, which makes an easy transfer.
 

Basic Facts of Hangzhou - Zhangjiajie Railway

 Duration: 17.5 - 20 hours
 Running Distance: 1,406 kilometers (874 miles)
 Operated at: Hangzhou / Hangzhou East Railway Station, Zhangjiajie Railway Station
 Stations along the way: Zhuji, Yiwu, Quzhou, Shangrao, Yingtan, Xinyu, Yichun, Pingxiang, Liling, Zhuzhou, Changsha, Yiyang, Changde, Linli, Shimenxian North, Cili
 

Hangzhou to Zhangjiajie Train Schedule


(Last Update on Sep 11, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K137319:16 - 12:57+17h41m
K80721:04 - 17:24+20h20m
See more Hangzhou Schedule  
 

Zhangjiajie to Hangzhou Train Timetable


(Last Update on Sep 11, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K80815:55 - 10:28+18h33m
K137418:58 - 12:30+17h32m
See more Zhangjiajie Schedule 

Notes:
1. "+" indicates the second day.
2. The above timetable is for reference only. The schedule searching by the search box on page top shall prevail.
 

Ticket Fare of Hangzhou - Zhangjiajie Trains

(Last Update on Sep 11, 2019)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 509.5
USD 75
CNY 341.5
USD 50
CNY 173.5
USD 26

 
Hangzhou - Zhangjiajie Railway Map
Hangzhou - Zhangjiajie Railway Map
 

Transfer via Changsha

If you do not want to take the overnight K types, you can have a transfer in Changsha. In this case, getting to your destination within a day will be possible, and the whole duration is about 10 hours or so. There are nearly 40 pairs Hangzhou - Changsha High Speed Trains, providing passengers more choices.
 
Route  Duration  Ticket Fare
Hangzhou East - Changsha South  3.5 - 5 hours
by high speed trains
CNY 405 for second class seat
Changsha - Zhangjiajie  4.5 - 6 hours
by normal speed trains
CNY 54.5 / 83.5 for hard seat
Total  8 - 11 hours  CNY 459.5 / 488.5
Note:
For this route, passengers need to transfer between Changsha Railway Station and Changsha South Railway Station, but they are conveniently connected by Subway Line 2, which takes about 30 min.
 

Hangzhou - Zhangjiajie Trains VS. Flights

Flight is also a good choice for the transportation between the two cities. There are only two direct flights available on every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. For example, from Hangzhou to Zhangjiajie, HO1019 (13:45 - 16:05) is in service, which is operated by Juneyao Air. The flight takes 2h20m. Sometime, the airline company will release a quite attractive discount according to their sales status, like 60% off ticket, which costs only CNY 560 per ticket including the tax. Therefore, if you plan a trip between Hangzhou and Zhangjiajie, please compare the train fare and airfare beforehand, and then decide which one is the most suitable and economical way for you. Of course, if you have to travel on days without direct flights, it’s better to take a high speed train transfer in Changsha.
 
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- Last modified on May. 05, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Hangzhou - Zhangjiajie Train
Asked by Chelsea from NEW ZEALAND | May. 05, 2019 03:42Reply
Booking a soft sleeper compartment for our family
We are a group of 5 passenger, one is a 2 year old baby. Since the baby do not need a ticket, I think soft sleeper is our best option? However, can I can make sure we will stay together to have one compartment privately? I read that the beds are given randomly. It means our family will be separated? If this is the situation, I would need to think of flight instead. Hope for your reply!
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | May. 05, 2019 17:57
00Reply


Thank you for your inquiry.

Although the beds are offered randomly by railway system, when there are still many beds for sale, it is usually no problem to get 4 beds together in same cabin. But if there are very limited beds for sale, this chance is hard to say. You can leave us this bed request in our booking form and we will notice it and do our best. In case, there is no whole cabin left, we will inform you first and waiting for your idea.
Asked by Doherty from CAMBODIA | Jan. 03, 2019 00:15Reply
Can I collect tickets for both Hangzhou/Changsha and Changsha/Zhangjiajie in Hangzhou?
Answers (1)
Answered by Ritchie from SPAIN | Jan. 03, 2019 17:57
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Yes, you can collect them together before your first trip. There is no extra fee. You need to offer the staff the pick up numbers for both trip, and passport as well!
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