Beijing to Changsha: Best Ways to Travel

Changsha is about 1,500km (930mi) south from Beijing. The best way to travel between Beijing and Changsha is by plane. The flight usually lasts 2.5 to 3 hours, and its Economy Class ticket fare is about CNY500 to CNY900. Tourists can also consider high speed trains, whose duration varies from 6 to 7 hours, costing at least CNY650. The overnight normal speed sleeper train and long-distance bus cost less and need tourists 14 to 19 hours on the way, thus suitable for those who want to save the accomodation fare for one night.
 
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Best Ways to Travel from Beijing to Changsha

1. Beijing to Changsha Flight: 2.5 to 3 hours, CNY500 to CNY6,500

Every day there are 10 to 16 Beijing to Changsha flights, and the average duration is about 2.5 to 3 hours. Two departure airports are Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX). And the only destination airport is Changsha Huanghua International Airport (CSX). The earliest and latest planes individually take off at around 7:00 and 21:00. From 12:00 to 18:00, nearly each hour has a flight.
​ Ticket Fare:
Business Class: CNY5,500 to CNY6,500; Economy Class: CNY500 to CNY900
 

2. High Speed Train: 6 to 7 hours, CNY649 to CNY2,050

If your schedule is very flexible without time limit, high speed train is also a good option. Each day 9 to 13 high speed trains are ready to take tourists from Beijing West Railway Station to Changsha South Railway Station. The duration is about 6 to 7 hours, and most trains set off during 7:00 and 12:00.
Ticket Fare:
Business Class Seat: CNY2,050; First Class Seat: CNY1,038; Second Class Seat: CNY649
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3. Overnight Normal Speed Train: 14 to 16 hours, CNY189.5 to CNY980.5

There are about 9 to 10 normal speed trains from Beijing to Changsha every day. Some depart from Beijing Railway Station while others from Beijing West Railway Station. The only destination station is Changsha Railway Station. More than half of the trains set off during 17:00 to 22:00.
​ Ticket Fare:
Deluxe Soft Sleeper: CNY980.5; Soft Sleeper: CNY549.5 to CNY554.5; Hard Sleeper: CNY367.5 to CNY372.5; Hard Seat: CNY189.5
 

4. Beijing to Changsha Long-distance Bus: 18 hours, CNY270 to CNY400

Only two long-distance buses depart from Liuliqiao Passenger Transportation Hub at 14:15 and 16:00. The duration is about 18h and the ticket fare is from CNY270 to CNY400. Budget travellers can consider this overnight way of transport.
 

Best Ways to Travel from Changsha to Beijing

1. Changsha to Beijing Flight: about 2.5 hours, CNY650 to CNY6,500

10 to 15 planes depart from Changsha Huanghua International Airport, and arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport or Daxing International Airport every day. All these flights are scheduled during 7:30 to 22:00. There is a departure about every hour.
​ Ticket Fare:
Business Class: CNY5,500 to CNY6,500; Economy Class: CNY650 to CNY900
 

2. High Speed Train: 6 to 7 hours, CNY649 to CNY2,050

Each day, 10 to 12 high speed trains can send tourists from Changsha to Beijing within 6 to 7 hours. The departure station is Changsha South Railway Station and the arrival station is Beijing West Railway Station. From 12:00 to 17:00, one high speed train sets off per hour.
​ Ticket Fare:
Business Class Seat: CNY2,050; First Class Seat: CNY1,038; Second Class Seat: CNY649
 

3. Overnight Normal Speed Train: 14 to 16 hours, CNY189.5 to CNY980.5

Normally, 8 to 10 trains depart from Changsha Railway Station, and arrive at Beijing Railway Station or Beijing West Railway Station every day. Tourists who want to spend one night on the train can book those which depart in the afternoon.
 Ticket Fare:
Deluxe Soft Sleeper: CNY980.5; Soft Sleeper: CNY554.5 to CNY 624.5; Hard Sleeper: CNY372.5 to CNY442.5; Hard Seat: CNY189.5
- Last modified on Jul. 02, 2020 -
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