How to Get from Beijing to Yangtze Cruise Ports

There are four ports along Yangtze River, including Chongqing Port, Yichang Port, Wuhan Port and Shanghai Port. To know how to get from Beijing to Yangtze Cruise port, it means first you should know how to get to Chongqing, Yichang, Wuhan and Shanghai from Beijing and then transfer to the port. 

Beijing to Chongqing: to take 4 nights and 3 days downstream cruise from Chongqing to Yichang;

Beijing to Yichang: to take 5 nights and 4 days upstream cruise from Yichang to Chongqing;

Beijing to Wuhan: to take 6 nights and 5 days upstream cruise from Wuhan to Chongqing;

Beijing to Shanghai: to take 9 nights and 8 days upstream cruise from Shanghai to Chongqing.

Among the four cruise lines, Chongqing to Yichang cruise and Yichang to Chongqing cruise are chosen by most travelers. Here, we show you the detailed transportation guide about how to get from Beijing to Chongqing and Yichang. Check now!

Beijing to Chongqing

Going from Beijing to Chongqing means you prefer 4 days and 3 nights downstream cruise from Chongqing to Yichang. There are two ways to get to Chongqing - by flight and by train. It is recommended to take a flight to Chongqing from Beijing.

By Flight

From: Beijing Capital International Airport
To: Chongqing Jiangbei Airport

There are more than 25 direct flights from Beijing to Chongqing, from 06:50 to 22:50. The flight travel time is about 3 hours for the 1500 KM.

If you take a morning flight to Chongqing, you’ll arrive in the Mountain City at noon. Taking a half day Chongqing city tour before boarding the cruise will be great. If you take an afternoon flight from Beijing to Chongqing, please choose the flight before 16:00. Otherwise, you’ll be late for boarding. After arriving at Chongqing Jiangbei Airport, it will take you about 40 minutes and about 70 Yuan to take a taxi to Chongqing Chaotianmen Port.

By Train

From: Beijing West Railway Station
To: Chongqing North Railway Station

High speed trains are available from Beijing to Chongqing, taking about 12 hours. Every day, there are two G trains, one departs at 08:30 from Beijing and arrives in Chongqing at 20:46; and the other departs at 09:42 from Beijing and arrives in Chongqing at 21:58. From Chongqing North to Chaotianmen Port, it takes 20 minutes’ driving and about 20 Yuan for the cost. For travelers should board Yangtze River cruise before 21:00, the G train time schedule is not suit perfectly for the cruise boarding time. We suggest you take flight rather than by train from Beijing to Chongqing.

Beijing Capital International Airport

Beijing Capital International Airport

Beijing to Yichang

Going from Beijing to Yichang means you want to take 5 days and 4 nights upstream cruise from Yichang to Chongqing. There are two ways to Yichang - by air and by train.

By Flight

From: Beijing Capital International Airport
To: Yichang Sanxia Airport

Direct flights are limited from Beijing to Yichang. One departs in the morning and one departs in the late afternoon. The flight travel takes 2.5 hours. After arriving at Yichang Sanxia Airport, it takes 45 minutes about 150 Yuan for 39 km to Yichang New Century Port and takes about 40 minutes and about 100 Yuan for 34 km to Taohuacun Port.

By Train

From: Beijing West Railway Station
To: Yichang East Railway Station

High speed trains are available from Beijing to Yichang. There are three daily G trains to Yichang - G307 (08:30-16:16), G309 (09:42-17:26) and G555 (12:51-19:38). It takes about 7 hours on the train. After arriving at Yichang East Railway Station, it takes about 20 minutes and 60 Yuan for 24 km to Yichang New Century Port and it takes about 20 minutes and 50 Yuan for 22 km to Yichang Taohuacun Port.

Beijing West Railway Station

Beijing West Railway Station

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