Changsha Long-distance Bus

Changsha has 5 main long-distance bus stations and the long-distance bus routes cover not only places within Hunan Province like Zhangjiajie, Fenghuang Ancient Town, but also places in surrounding provinces such as Nanning, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. In addition, the Changsha long-distance bus can reach as far as Xi’an, Guilin, Quanzhou, Lianyungang and other big cities in China.
 

How to Buy Changsha Long-Distance Bus Tickets

Overseas passengers can purchase Changsha long-distance bus tickets with consulate card, foreigner’s residence permit, and foreigner’s entry-exit card issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China or simply passport at the departure bus station at most 10 days before departure. The acceptable payment include cash, Ali-Pay and Wechat payment. When purchasing tickets on behalf of others, one needs to show both his/her and the passenger's valid ID. Children under 1.2 meters (4 feet) and do not occupy a seat are free of charge. Children who are 1.2-1.5 meters can enjoy 50% discount on ticket price. Tickets are also available on the official website lc96228.com; but it only has a Chinese version.
 

Changsha Long-Distance Bus Schedule (Extract)

 
Destination Duration Fare
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (Wulingyuan) 3.5-5h   CNY103
Fenghuang Ancient Town 5.5h  NY130-158
Mt. Hengshan  2-2.5h   CNY45
Hengyang  1.5-2.5h  CNY55-65
Yueyang   2-3h  CNY50-60
Guangzhou 8-13h CNY220
Shenzhen 9.5-13h   CNY270
Xi’an   12-17h  CNY268
Guilin   19.5h   CNY150
 

5 Major Changsha Long-distance Bus Stations

1. Changsha South Bus Station

Chinese Name: 长沙汽车南站 (cháng shā qì chē nán zhàn)
Changsha South Bus Station is an important transportation hub in Changsha. Its bus routes cover over 50 cities in 9 provinces and about 10 cities and prefectures within the province. Passengers can also take a coach from this station to Changsha Huanghua International Airport, Changsha South Railway Station, Changsha Railway Station and other transportation hubs in the city. There are currently 10 manual ticket windows in the station. More than 20 self-service ticket machines are on the opposite and outside of the manual ticket windows.

​ Destinations & Bus Schedule:

Mt. Hengshan  08:00, 09:30, 12:30, 13:00, 15:00
Chenzhou 10:30, 13:20, 15:40
Huaihua   10:30 every other day
Hengyang   08:50, 09:50, 11:50, 12:50, 14:50, 16:00, 17:50, 18:35
Shaoyang   08:20, 09:50, 12:30, 13:20, 14;20, 15:20, 14:20, 17:20, 18:40
Xiangtan  every 40 min during 7:30-20:00
Guangzhou, Guangdong  17:30
Shenzhen, Guangdong   17:30
Dongguan, Guangdong 17:30
Nanning, Guangxi      16:30
Changzhou, Jiangsu 15:40
Nantong, Jiangsu  15:40
Lianyungang, Jiangsu 14:00
Quanzhou, Fujian  16:30
Xi’an, Shaanxi   14:00

​ Address: No.643, Zhongyi 1st Road, Yuhua District
​ How to Get There:
1. Take Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan Intercity High Speed Train and get off at Dongjin Station.
2. Take bus nos. 7, 16, 17, 23, 27, 102, 107, 123, 140, Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan bus nos. 101 and get off at South Bus Station Transportation Hub; take bus nos. 20, 120, 210, 212 and get off at Zhongyi Intersection of Shidai Yangguang Avenue.
 

2. Changsha West Bus Station

Chinese Name: 长沙汽车西站 (cháng shā qì chē xī zhàn)
It is very convenient to reach the Changsha West Bus Station by city bus. Visitors who want to buy tickets or collect tickets purchased online need to go to the first floor of the transfer building. There are convenience stores, shops, restaurants and luggage handling areas on the first floor.

​ Destinations & Bus Schedule:

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (Wulingyuan)    8:20, 14:30
Fenghuang County  10:50, 14:20
Chenzhou  09:50, 11:00, 13:20, 14:30
Hengyang 08:30, 10:30, 11:50, 14:50, 16:30
Shaoyang every 30-70min during 07:45 –18:30
Xiangtan   8:50, 14:30
Yueyang   08:40, 10:10, 12:00, 14;30
Guangzhou, Guangdong   16:30
Shenzhen, Guangdong 16:30
Zhuhai, Guangdong   16:30
Jingmen, Hubei     12:50
Wenzhou, Zhejiang    15:30
Xi’an, Shaanxi      15:20

​ Address: No. 53, Fenglin 3rd Road, Yuelu District
​ How to Get There:
1. By Metro:
Take Changsha Metro Line 2 and get off at Wangchengpo Station. Leave from Exit 3.
2. By Bus:
a. Take bus nos. 18, 201, 205, 207, 211, 213, 219, 268, 269, 270, 309, 315, 359, 372, 382, 416, 418, 902, 909, N301, W157, w106, w116, w158, w203, w209, w210, w218, x213, High Tech Park Shuttle Bus Line 1 and get off at Xiangjiang New Area Transportation Hub.
b. Take bus 66, 170, 207, 219, 228, 251, 252, 255, 268, 269, 270, 359, 372, 382, 385, 418, N301, W107, W115, W201,n809, w106, w115, w116, w158, w177, w202, w203, w204, w210, x213, Ningxiang 705 and get off at Fenglin Intersection of Yulan Road.
c. Take bus nos.12, 17, 63, 66, 68, 149, 168, 170, 203, 219, 268, 269, 314, 319, 348, 356, 359, 372, 382, 405, 704, 918, w106, w203, w210,w218, Airport Express to West Bus Station, Ningxiang 705 and get off West Station.
 

3. Changsha East Bus Station

Chinese Name: 长沙汽车东站 (cháng shā qì chē dōng zhàn)

​ Destinations & Bus Schedule:

Chenzhou   09:50
Loudi      09:30, 11:55, 14:40
Yiyang 13:00
Yueyang  10:00, 13:30, 14:30
Guangzhou, Guangdong  15:40
Shenzhen, Guangdong 15:40
Dongguan, Guangdong 15:40
Hongqiao, Shanghai   8:00, 13:40
Taizhou, Zhejiang 14:00
Xiantao, Hubei   7:20 every other day
Yichun, Jiangxi  12:50
Nanyang, Henan 14:00


​ Address: No.339, Chenzhan Middle Road, Furong District
​ How to Get There:
a.  Take bus nos. 29, 66, 103, 126, 130, 168, 311, 360, 502 and get off at East Bus Station (an original and terminal stop).
b. Take bus nos. 10, 114, 127, 204, 227, 281, 362, 503, 703, 802, 907, w108, x103, x116, x202, x219, x2, North Line 501, South Line 501, Community Bus Line 12 and get off at Dongdamen.
c. Take bus nos. 10, 66, 103, 114, 127, 204, 227, 281, 360, 502, 503, 802, 907, w108, x103, x116, x202, x219, x2, North Line 501, South Line 501, Community Bus Line 12 and get off at East Bus Station.

4. Changsha Changzhutan Bus Station

Chinese Name: 长沙长株潭汽车站 (cháng shā cháng zhū tán qì chē zhàn)
The Changsha Changzhutan Bus Station is conveniently located on the opposite of the Changsha Railway Station.

​ Destinations & Bus Schedule:

Fenghuang County 10:00, 13:30
Shaoyang 09:50, 11:40
Yueyang  07:30, 8:20, 09:00, 10:30, 11:30, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00
Zhangjiajie   09:00, 12:20
Zhuzhou   every 30-90 min during 08:20-19:00

​ Address: No. 1021, Yuanda 1st Road, Furong District
​ How to Get There:
By Metro:
Take Metro Line 2 or Metro Line 3 and get off at Changsha Railway Station.
By Bus:
a. Take bus nos. 1, 112, 127, 136, 405, South Line171 and get off at Xiaoyuan Road.  
b. Take bus nos. 12, 104, 105, 111, 113, 117, 118, 225, 317, 401, 405, 410, 803, Line B 803, Lishan Line, Tour Bus Line 1 and get off at Changdao Intersection of Wuyi Avenue.
c. Take bus nos. 12, 111, 117, 126, 127, 136, 158, 225, Lishan Line, Tour Bus Line 1 and get off at Changsha Railway Staion (Beiping).

5. Changsha Lituo Express Bus Station

Chinese Name: 长沙黎托高速汽车站 (cháng shā lí tuō gāo sù qì chē zhàn)
The Changsha Lituo Express Bus Station is seated on the south side of the west square of Changsha South Railway Station. Its two underground floors are connected with the underground floors of the Railway Station. The ticket hall and waiting area are on the first floor.

​ Destinations & Bus Schedule:

Fenghuang County 12:30
Changde   09:30, 12:30, 13:20, 15:30
Yiyang   every 40-80 min during 09:20 – 18:00
Guangzhou, Guangdong     17:17
Shenzhen, Guangdong  17:17
Dongguan, Guangdong    17:17

​ Address: Changsha South Railway Station West Square, Huahou Road, Yuhua District
​ How to Get There:
By Metro:
Take Metro Line 2 or Line 4 and get off at Changsha South Railway Station.
By Bus:
a. Take bus nos. 212 and get off at West Square of Changsha South Railway Station.
b. Take bus nos. 8, 16, 39, 63, 67, 68, 124, 135, 148, 159, 160, 167, 208, 276, 281, 321, 365, 503, 938 and get off at Changsha South Railway Station.  

- Last modified on Dec. 17, 2020 -
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