How to Travel between Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang

There is approximately 210 kilometers (130 miles) between Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang. The best way to travel between is to take the through bus, taking about 4 hours and CNY 80 if you leave from or arrive in downtown Zhangjiajie. If you start from or arrive at Wulingyuan scenic area, it costs CNY 105-115 with a duration of 4 hours or so. You can also travel by Zhangjiajie – Jishou train and Jishou – Fenghuang bus. Trains between Zhangjiajie and Jishou take 2 hours and at least CNY 19.5. Buses between Jishou and Fenghuang run frequently with duration of 1 hour and costing CNY 25.
 

How to Travel Between Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang
 

How to Travel from Zhangjiajie to Fenghuang

1. Best Way: Zhangjiajie to Fenghuang Bus: 3.5 – 4 hours, CNY 80 - 115

From Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station in downtown: 3.5 hours, CNY 80
6 through buses from Zhangjiajie to Fenghuang depart at 09:30, 09:30, 12:30, 14:30, 15:30 and 17:20.

From Wulingyuan Scenic Area: 4 hours, CNY 105-115
You can take the tourist bus from Wulingyuan Station to Fenghuang when you finish your sightseeing at Wulingyuan scenic area.

If you take the bus at 08:30 or 15:30, the fee is CNY 105. You can also spend CNY 115 to take the bus at 08:35, 08:40, 09:00, 14:40, 15:00 or 15:30.
 

2. Zhangjiajie to Jishou Bus + Jishou to Fenghuang Bus: 4 hours, CNY 80

Zhangjiajie to Jishou Bus: 2.5 hours, CNY 55
If you miss the Zhangjiajie to Fenghuang bus, take the bus to Jishou at Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station, departs every hour from 07:00 to 18:00.

Jishou to Fenghuang Bus: 1 hour, CNY 25
When you get off the bus at Jishou North Bus Station, you should transfer to bus to Fenghuang before 17:30.

 

3. Zhangjiajie to Jishou Train + Jishou to Fenghuang Bus: 3.5 hours, CNY 44.5 – 169.5

There is no Zhangjiajie to Fenghuang train, but there are not a few trains running from Zhangjiajie to Jishou. After getting off the train, you can transfer to a tour bus to Fenghuang at Jishou Bus Station, which is next to Jishou Railway Station.

Zhangjiajie to Jishou Train: 2 hours, CNY 19.5 – 144.5
Ticket Price: CNY 144.5 for a soft berth, CNY 73.5 for a hard berth and CNY 19.5 for a hard seat

The trains Departing Time from Zhangjiajie Railway Station Arrival Time at Jishou Railway Station
K9065 03:56 05:38
K1609 05:59 08:08
7265 08:30 12:10
K2285 08:59 11:10
K267 12:38 14:29
K1373 13:08 14:58
K9005 15:25 17:37
K473 16:58 18:48
K747 17:10 19:11
K807 17:36 19:31
K1473 18:16 20:03
T281 19:11 20:53
The above schedules are for reference only and are subject to change.
 

How to Travel from Fenghuang to Zhangjiajie

1. Best Way: Fenghuang – Zhangjiajie Through Bus: 3.5 – 4 hours, CNY 80 - 100

From Fenghuang to downtown Zhangjiajie: 3.5 hours, CNY 80
8 buses depart from Fenghuang Bus Terminal (Fenghuang North Bus Station) at 09:00, 09:30, 11:00, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 17:20.

From Fenghuang to Wulingyuan Tourist Bus Station: 4 hours, CNY 100
Take the tourist bus from Fenghuang Bus Terminal to Wulingyuan at 09:00 or 14:30.
 

2. Fenghuang to Jishou Bus + Jishou to Zhangjiajie Bus: 4 hours, CNY 80

Fenghuang to Jishou Bus: 1 hour, CNY 25
The buses depart frequently from 07:00 to 18:30.

Jishou to Zhangjiajie Bus: 2.5 hours, CNY 55
When you get to Jishou North Bus Station, you can directly transfer to bus to Zhangjiajie at 10:50 or 12:20.
 

3. Fenghuang to Jishou Bus + Jishou to Zhangjiajie Train: 3.5 hours, CNY 44.5 - 169.5

You may take the bus from Fenghuang to Jishou at first, and then walk from Jishou Bus Station to nearby Jishou Railway Station and take a train to Zhangjiajie.

Jishou to Zhangjiajie Train: 2 hours, CNY 19.5 – 144.5
Ticket Price: CNY 144.5 for a soft berth, CNY 73.5 for a hard berth and CNY 19.5 for a hard seat

The trains Departing Time from Jishou Railway Station Arrival Time at Zhangjiajie Railway Station
K1610 03:30 05:38
K748 06:27 08:10
K1474 07:02 08:54
T282 08:18 10:05
7266 09:12 12:53
K9006 09:43 11:48
K268 10:44 12:25
K2286 11:44 14:08
K474 12:14 14:21
K808 13:36 15:41
K9066 15:05 16:55
K1374 16:56 18:46

The above schedules are for reference only and are subject to change.
 

- Last modified on Dec. 23, 2019 -
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