Wuhan Transportation -- by Ship
As one of the ports of call on the Yangtze River, Wuhan welcomes cruise travelers to this ancient city; ferries are available to Chongqing, Shanghai, and other riverside cities. Dozens of cruise services offer deluxe cruises to the famous Three Gorges Dam Project. Wuhan Port is located on the western bank of the Yangtze River, at the right end of the famous Jianghan Road. Passengers can get there by public bus No.527, 504.
Hereafter are the popular fleets in Wuhan Port:
|Royal Princess Fleet||Five||Badong, Wushan, Fengjie, Yunyang, Wanxian, Zhongxian, Fengdu|
|Ordinary Passenger Ship||Non||---|
Apart from that, there are regular ships to Shanghai, Nanjing, Chongqing, Jiujiang departing from Wuhan Port every day:
|Destination||Departure Time||Time Duration|
|Shanghai||11:00, 19:00||43 hours|
|Nanjing||20:00, 21:00||25 hours|
|Jiujiang (common)||18:00||9.5 hours|
|Jiujiang (high-speed)||08:30, 13:30||4 hours|
Tips: The facilities in an ordinary passengers' ship is not so good. Travel China Guide recommends you taking a cruise ship instead.
When the night fallen down, Passengers can enjoys a good view of Yangtze River by luxury ships at Yuehan Port, located at No.171 Yanjiang Dadao in Jiang'an District. Public buses No. 30、38、45、68、110、206、402、502、504、523、579、601、603、606、708、721 and 725 all pass it.
Qingchuan Pavilion Fleet:
Route: Yuehan Port – Hankou River Shoal – Wuhan Port – Temple of Dragon King – Chinese Corner (junction of Yangtze River and Han River) – Qingchuan Bridge – No.1 Yangtze River Bridge – Yellow Crane Tower – Wuchang Shoal – No.2 Yangtze River Bridge – Yuehan Port
Time: 19:00 – 21:00
Cost: CNY88 per person (including buffet dinner, drinks, cinema bar on the ship, travel guide's explanation)
Hanyang Gate Fleet:
Route: Yuehan Port – Hankou Shoal – Wuhan Port – Temple of Dragon King – Qingchuan Bridge – Chinese Corner – No.1 Yangtze River Bridge – Yellow Crane Tower – Wuchang Shoal – No.2 Yangtze River Bridge – Yuehan Port
Time: 20:00 – 21:30
Cost: CNY50 per person (including tea, desserts, Karaoke, travel guide's explanation)
Route: Yuehan Port (20:00) – Zhonghua Lu Port, Wuchang (20:30) – Yuehan Port (21:10)
Yuehan Port (21:10) – Zhonghua Lu Port, Wuchang (22:30) – Yuehan Port (23:00)
Cost: CNY88 per person (including western dessert, fruits, drinks, beer, local snacks, travel guide's explanation)