How to Travel between Beijing and Wuhan

Beijing is about 1,160km (720mi) north of Wuhan. Among all the means of transport between these two cities, plane and high speed train stand out for their shorter travel time and higher departure frequency. A flight between Beijing and Wuhan usually takes 2 to 2.5 hours and costs CNY400-800 for economy class ticket. Normally, a high speed train takes 4.5 to 5.5 hours and costs at least CNY520.5-522. 
 
For budget travelers, normal speed trains traveling overnight with an average duration of 10.5 hours are worth considering, so are the long-distance buses which only need CNY250-320.
 
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How to Travel from Beijing to Wuhan

1. Beijing to Wuhan Flight: 2-2.5h, CNY500-800 for Economy Class

In most cases, there are 16-17 flights taking tourists from Beijing to Wuhan every day. Tourists can choose either Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX) or Capital International Airport (PEK) as their departure point, and all arrive at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (WUH) in 2 to 2.5 hours. From 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., nearly one flight is scheduled every hour.

Ticket Fare:
Business Class: CNY6,000-7,000; Economy Class: CNY500-800

 

2. Beijing to Wuhan High Speed Train: 4.5-5.5h, CNY520.5-522 for 2nd Class Seat

Compared with other ways, high speed train between these two cities has the highest departure frequency, with 26 to 29 trains running every day. From 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., nearly two trains leave from Beijing West Railway Station per hour. Two arrival stations are Wuhan Railway Station or Hankou Railway Station, so be careful when you book tickets.

Ticket Fare:
Business Class Seat: CNY1642.5-1646.5; 1st Class Seat: CNY832.5-835; 2nd Class Seat: CNY520.5-522

See more details about: Beijing to Wuhan Train

 

3. Normal Speed Train: 10.5-11h, CNY279.5 for Hard Sleeper

Each day, 16 to 17 normal speed trains are available. Two departure stations are Beijing Railway Station and West Railway Station, while two destinations are Wuchang Railway Station and Hankou Railway Station. Among all the trains scheduled from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., the most ideal choices for budget travelers are Z37, Z207 and Z285. They can save one-night hotel cost.

Ticket Fare:
Deluxe Soft Sleeper: CNY789.5-805.5; Soft Sleeper: CNY427.5-754.5; Hard Sleeper: CNY279.5; Hard Seat: CNY152.5

 

4. Beijing to Wuhan Long-distance Bus: 14-15h, CNY250-280

 
Departure Station Departure Time Ticket Fare
Li Ze Qiao Bus Station 10:50 CNY250
Liu Li Qiao Bus Station 11:30 CNY280
Zhao Gong Kou Bus Station 16:00 CNY280
 

How to Travel from Wuhan to Beijing

1. Wuhan to Beijing Flight: 2h, CNY400-800 for Economy Class

For tourists who want to travel from Wuhan to Beijing, 16 to 17 flights are available every day. The earliest plane takes off at around 8:00 a.m. while the last one at around 10:00 p.m. The departure airport is Tianhe International Airport, and the arrival airports are either Daxing International Airport or Capital International Airport.

Ticket Fare:
Business Class: CNY6,000-7,000; Economy Class: CNY400-800

 

2. Wuhan to Beijing High Speed Train: 4.5-5.5h, CNY520.5-522 for 2nd Class Seat

20 to 25 high speed trains run from 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. every day. The departure frequency of nearly two trains per hour makes it possible for tourists to have a more flexible travel plan. No matter they leave from Wuhan Railway Station or Hankou Railway Station, all are about to arrive at Beijing West Railway Station.

Ticket Fare:
Business Class Seat: CNY1,642.5-1,646.5; 1st Class Seat: CNY832.5-835; 2nd Class Seat: CNY520.5-522

 

3. Normal Speed Train: 10.5-13h, CNY279.5 for Hard Sleeper

Wuhan to Beijing normal speed train offers tourists relatively limited choices, with 7 to 10 trains in operation each day. Pay attention to the departure and arrival stations when buying tickets. The former includes Wuchang Railway Station and Hankou Railway Station, and the latter includes Beijing Railway Station and West Railway Station.

Ticket Fare:
Deluxe Soft Sleeper: CNY798.5; Soft Sleeper: CNY427.5-454.5; Hard Sleeper: CNY279.5; Hard Seat: CNY152.5

 

4. Wuhan to Beijing Long-distance Bus: 14-15h, CNY320

 
Departure Station Departure Time Ticket Fare
Fu Jia Po Bus Station 12:20 CNY320
Jin Jia Dun Bus Station 13:30, 14:00, 16:30
- Last modified on Apr. 08, 2021 -
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