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How Do I Get to Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie is a prefecture-level city in the northwestern part of Hunan province, China. The superior geographical position, the convenience traffic conditions, and magnificent natural wonders have attracted a great many of tourists to Zhangjiajie. How do I get to Zhangjiajie? There are many ways for you to get to Zhangjiajie, by air, train, or bus.

Zhangjiajie Location

By Air

Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport (IATA: DYG,ICAO: ZGDY) is the only airport in the Zhangjiajie and the second large airport in Hunan Province. It is about 5 km away from the downtown and 30 km away from Wulingyuan Scenic Area. But the flights leaving for Zhangjiajie is quite limited. It is the fastest way to get to Zhangjiaje.

How do I get to Zhangjiajie by air? There are regular flights to Zhangjiajie from  Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Xiamen, Xi'an, Chengdu, Shenyang, Qingdao, Nanjing, Tianjin, Chongqing, Changzhou, Changsha, etc. If you travel to Zhangjiajie from other cities in China, you need to transfer your flight via the above places. Flights between Zhangjiajie and Busan are sometimes available.

zhangjiajie airport

By Train

How do I get to Zhangjiajie by train? You can also take the train to Zhangjiajie from Beijing, Shanghai, Nanning, Liuzhou, Changsha, Shenzhen, Jieshou, Huaihua, Guangzhou, Zhaoqing, Taiyuan, Kunming, Jinan, etc. But train travel to Zhangjiajie usually takes a lot of time on the way. But it is one of economical way to travel to Zhangjiajie.

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How long is the train ride from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie?

It will take you about 19-22 hours to get to Zhangjiajie from Shanghai, via train.

How long is the train ride from Beijing to Zhangjiajie?

It will take you about 23-26 hours to get to Zhangjiajie from Beijing, via train.

By Bus

How do I get to Zhangjiajie by bus? A bus is available from Changsha, which is the nearest convenient city to travel to Zhangjiajie. It takes 4-5 hours from Zhangjiajie to Changsha. If from other cities, it is not recommended to travel by bus. If you do not want to take normal coach with other people, you can rent a coach with driver through a local travel agent.


The above are some common ways to get to Zhangjiajie. Hope it is clear and helpful.