How to Travel between Beijing and Zhangjiajie
In addition, the clear travel plan is given for people to travel from Beijing to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (Wulingyuan).
How to Travel from Beijing to Zhangjiajie
1. Fastest Way: Beijing to Zhangjiajie Flight: 2h 45min, CNY960-1,500 for Economy Class
Two direct Beijing to Zhangjiajie flights, CA8609 and CA1953, are in service. CA1953 operates daily, while CA8609 only operates on odd days. They leave from Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX) and Capital International Airport (PEK), and all arrive at Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport (DYG).
2. Convenient Beijing to Zhangjiajie Direct Bullet Train G689: 11h 14min, CNY937 for 2nd Class Seat
Only one direct bullet train, G698, runs from Beijing West Railway Station to Zhangjiajie West Railway Station.
Ticket Fare: 2nd Class Seat: CNY937; 1st Class Seat: CNY1,510.5; Business Class Seat: CNY3,006.5
3. Alternative Beijing to Changsha to Zhangjiajie Bullet Train: 9h at least, CNY814.5-1,040 for 2nd Class Seat
Beijing to Changsha Bullet Train: 5-7.5h, CNY648.5-751.5 for 2nd Class Seat
First, people may take a bullet train to get from Beijing West Railway Station to Changsha South Railway Station. To save time for later transfer, it is important to book the train which departs in the morning. From 7:00 to 12:00, 13 trains are available.
Changsha to Zhangjiajie Bullet Train: 2-3.5h, CNY136-288.5 for 2nd Class Seat
From Changsha Railway Station or Changsha South Railway Station to Zhangjiajie West Railway Station, 30 bullet trains are available. Over 15 trains depart after 12:30, which allows passengers to make a transfer.
Note: Please be noted that there are two railway stations in Changsha. After arriving at Changsha South Railway Station, one may take metro Line 2 to Changsha Railway Station. It requires 35min and CNY3.
4. Economic Normal Speed Train: 23.5-25.5h, CNY328 for Hard Sleeper
Two normal speed trains, K267 and K473, depart from Beijing West Railway Station and arrive at Zhangjiajie Railway Station.
Hard Seat: CNY192; Hard Sleeper: CNY328; Soft Sleeper: CNY515
How to Travel from Zhangjiajie to Beijing
1. Fastest Way: Zhangjiajie to Beijing Flight: 2h 25min, CNY920-1,500 for Economy Class
Two Zhangjiajie to Beijing direct flights are available. CA1954 operates daily, while CA8610 only operates on odd days.
2. Convenient Zhangjiajie to Beijing Direct Bullet Train G687: 10h 39min, CNY990 for 2nd Class Seat
One bullet train, G687, runs from Zhangjiajie West Railway Station to Beijing West Railway Station every day.
Ticket Fare: CNY990 for 2nd Class Seat; CNY1,596.5 for 1st Class Seat
3. Alternative Zhangjiajie to Changsha to Beijing Bullet Train: 9h at least; CNY657-1,040 for 2nd Class Seat
Zhangjiajie to Changsha Bullet Train: 2-4h, CNY143-288.5 for 2nd Class Seat
30 Zhangjiajie to Changsha bullet trains are in service daily. For later transfer, it is suggested to book the one which departs between 8:00 and 12:00.
Ticket Fare: CNY143-288.5 for 2nd Class Seat; CNY231-473.5 for 1st Class Seat
More details about Zhangjiajie to Changsha Train
Changsha to Beijing Bullet Train: 5-7.5h, CNY491-751.5 for 2nd Class Seat
Over 10 trains which depart after 12:00 can meet the transfer demand, sending people from Changsha South Railway Station to Beijing West Railway Station.
Note: After you reach Changsha Railway Station, you may take metro line 2 to South Railway Station stop. It takes 35min and CNY3.
4. Economic Normal Speed Train: 23.5-28h, CNY328-363 for Hard Sleeper
People may leave from Zhangjiajie Railway Station or Zhangjiajie West Railway Station and reach Beijing West Railway Station by the following three normal speed trains.
Ticket Fare: Hard Seat: CNY192-213; Hard Sleeper: CNY328-363; Soft Sleeper: CNY515-572
How to Get from Beijing to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (Wulingyuan)
1. Flight + City Bus + Non-stop Coach: about 4.5h, CNY975 at least
Step 1: Get to Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport by plane.
Step 3: Pay CNY13 to take a non-stop coach to Wulingyuan Scenic Area at the bus station, and you may arrive in 45min.
2. Bullet trains to Zhangjiajie West + Direct Bus: CNY830 at least
→Take bullet trains and finally arrive at Zhangjiajie West Railway Station.
→Take the direct bus to Wulingyuan at the tourist distributing center opposite the railway station with a fare of CNY13. The frequency is about 40 minutes.
3. Normal Speed Train + Non-stop Coach: 24.5-26.5h, CNY341
→Take train K267 or K473 to get to Zhangjiajie Railway Station in 23.5-25.5h.
→Go out of the railway station and walk west for 200m (219yd) to Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station.
→Take the non-stop coach to Wulingyuan, taking 45min and CNY13.