How to Get to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

There are three ways for tourists to get to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park: 

1. Take a flight to Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport, then take city bus 402, 4 or taxi to Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station, then take a bus to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

2. Take a train to Zhangjiajie Railway Station; after, walk to the nearby Central Bus Station to take a bus to the destination. 

3. Take a long-distance coach to Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station, then change to a local bus to the scenic spot. 
 

These ways are adoptable to getting to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park from Shanghai, Xi’an, Guangzhou, Guilin, Beijing and many other cities in China.
 

 

Flight - Fastest Way

Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport is the nearest airport to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, about 40 km (25 mi) away. The airport has served many tourists traveling from Xi’an, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Guilin, Chengdu, Shenzhen, Kunming, Chongqing, Xiamen and so on to Zhangjiajie.  

Flight Schedule to Zhangjiajie

From Frequency (weekly) Flight Time
Xi’an 14:35 on each Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sun.;
21:45 on each da;
22:45 on each Tue., Thu. & Sat.
1.5h
Shanghai Pudong 7:45 &19:55 on each Wed. & Sat.;
20:15 on Mon., Tue., Thu., Fri. & Sun.;
9:50 & 20:20 on each day 
2.5h
Guangzhou 11:40 & 23:00 on each day 1.5h
Shenzhen 22:15 on each day 1.5h
Kunming 16:20 on each day 2h
Chongqing 9:25 on each Mon. & Thu.,
16:00 on each Fri. & Sun.,
16:10 on each Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu. & Sat.
1h
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How to get to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park from Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport - 4 Ways

 

1. City Bus 402 or 4 + Coach: 2 hours, CNY 13

→ Take city bus 402 at Airport Road bus station and get off at Ganxiqiao station, then walk south for about 920 meters (1,000 yards) to get to Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station: about 35 minutes, CNY 1; 
or take city bus 4 at Hehua Airport bus station and get off at Tianmenshan Cable Car bus station, later walk south for about 760 meters (830 yards) to arrive at Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station: about 35 minutes, CNY 1 

→ Transfer to a coach to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park from Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station: around 1 hour, CNY 12; the coach leaves every ten minutes from 06:00-19:00  
 

2. Airport shuttle bus + Coach: 2.5 hours, CNY 23

→ Take an airport shuttle bus to Zhangjiajie Civil Aviation Hotel: about 20 minutes, CNY 10; the airport shuttle bus departs in accordance with flight arrival.

→ Walk northeast for about 300 meters (330 yards) to take city bus 5 at Post and Telecommunications Dormitory bus station and get off at International Tourism Mall station, then walk south for about 200 meters (220 yards) to get to Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station: about 30 minutes, CNY 1; 
or walk 700 meters (770 yards) southwest to Dehuang Community to take city bus 101 and get off at Zhangjiajie Railway Station, then walk to nearby Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station: about 30 minutes, CNY 1    

→ Transfer to a coach to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park: 1 hour, CNY 12 
 

3. Taxi + Coach: About 1.5 hour, CNY 42

→ Take a taxi from Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport to Central Bus Station: 15 minutes, around CNY 30 

→ Transfer to a coach at Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park: 1 hour, CNY 12
 

4. Taxi: Nearly 1 hour, CNY 120-200

In Zhangjiajie, taxi drivers may not like to charge fares according to meters. Remember to negotiate the taxi fare before getting on in case of being cheated. If there are too many people waiting in line for taxis at airport, you can walk 400 meters (440 yards) east from Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport; there are more taxis waiting there. 

 


 

Train - Economic Way

Zhangjiajie Railway Station is 40 km (25 mi) from Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. It is the nearest railway station to the scenic spot. There are direct trains from Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Kunming, Changsha and so on to this station.       

   

Train Schedule to Zhangjiajie 

From Daily Departure Time Travel Time
Beijing 08:37; 16:16 1d30m
Shanghai 16:49; 18:51 20h
Xi’an 01:06 18h
Guangzhou 13:00; 17:24; 20:04 15h
Hangzhou 19:16; 21:17 18h
Shenzhen 10:20; 15:23 18h
Wuhan 01:18 10h
Kunming 10:00; 18:28; 19:36 19h
Changsha 04:30; 06:02;18:38; 22:15 5.5h
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How to get to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park from Zhangjiajie Railway Station

 

 1. Coach: About 1 hour, CNY 12 

→ Walk northwest to reach the neighboring Zhangjiajie Central Coach Station;   
→ Take a coach to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park directly  
 

2. Taxi: Over 30 minutes, CNY 120-150 

 
 

Coach

Tourists can take a coach from Shanghai, Wuhan, Fenghuang Ancient Town, Jishou and Changsha, etc to the nearest Coach Station to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station. Then change to a local coach to the attraction site.
 

Coach Schedule to Zhangjiajie

From Daily Departure Time Departure Station Travel Time
Shanghai about every hour  Shanghai South Long-Distance Bus Station 15h
Wuhan 13:00, 14:00 Wuhan Gutian Bus Station 6.5h
Changsha Every hour from 08:00-19:00 Changsha West Bus Station 4h
10:30, 11:50, 13:00, 14:10, 15:20, 16:40, 17:40 Changsha High-speed Railway Bus Station 5h
08:40, 10:00, 11:00, 11:50, 12:30, 13:40, 14:50, 16:00, 17:30, 19:00 Changzhutan Bus Station 4.5h
The above time schedule is for reference only. 
- Last modified on Aug. 16, 2019 -
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