Huanglong is located in Songpan County, Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. It is the only well-protected plateau wetland in China. Because there are many colored pools in the ditch, the color changes with the surrounding scenery and the angle of the sun changes, which is known as the "Jasper Lake Fairyland".
Jiuzhaigou Airport (IATA：JZH，ICAO：ZUJZ), also known as Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Airport, serves two major scenic places of interest in this area, namely Huanglong National Park, 53 kilometers away, and Jiuzhaigou Valley, 88 kilometers away.
The public transportation is not as convenient as you think in Jiuzhaigou Area. The most common way to travel in this area is to charter a private. There are a couple of ways for you to travel from Jiuzhaigou Airport to Huanglong National Park.
One can take the taxi to get to Huanglong National Park from Jiuzhaigou Airport but it’s a little expensive. The cost is around 180 RMB to 200 RMB per person. But it charges more at night. It takes about 1 hour to transfer you to the place.
One can also rent a private car to take you to Huanglong. For the transport in Jiuzhaigou is not so convenient, car rental becomes a common way for travelers here. Most of the travel agencies can offer the car rental service together with a driver and a tour guide for you. TopChinaTravel can offer this kind of car rental for private transfer. If you need, please send the details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the tourist season (April-November), there are airport buses from the airport to Huanglong and it takes one and half hours to two hours to get to destination. After about 4 hours in Huanglong, it will drive to Jiuzhaigou. Tickets are 22 yuan/person from airport to Huanglong. Airport Shuttle Bus is the cheapest way. But the time schedule of the shuttles bus is not set. Sometimes you may have to wait for hours to the departure, because it only leaves when the bus is almost full. What’s worse, due to the small number of people, the airport bus will often be out of service during the off-season. During this period, visitors to Huanglong will need to charter car in advance.