Huangshan Train Stations - Layout, Transfer, Trains & Tips

There are two railway stations used for passengers in Huangshan, including Huangshan Railway Station (黄山站) and Huangshan North Railway Station (Huangshanbei Railway Station, 黄山北站). Huangshan North Railway Station was newly-operated in 2015 and it operates high speed trains only. It is the joint and vital node of Beijing-Fuzhou High Speed Rail and Hangzhou-Huangshan High Speed Rail. Huangshan Railway Station is only available for a few normal trains.

Huangshan North Railway Station is located in No.2 Yingkesong Avenue North, Tunxi District, Huangshan (黄山市屯溪区迎客松大道北2号), about 16km to Huangshan downtown, about 15km to Huangshan Tunxi Airport and about 60km to Yellow Mountain.

Huangshan North Railway Station Huangshan North Railway Station

Layout and Facilities of Huangshan North Railway Station

Huangshan North Railway station has 2 floors on ground and 1 floor underground. On its east side of the first floor is Tickets Offices, where you can book, collect, alter and cancel your train tickets. Please note that do not waste time queueing up to collect your tickets from the automatic ticket machines which are only available for Chinese ID card holders. After you collect your tickets, you can pass the Security Check in the first floor with your passport and valid ticket and then enter the train station. Inside the station, you can see an Electronical Screen Board firstly which tells train information – train number, departure time, checking gate, checking time, etc. According to the information, you can find your Ticket-checking Gate on the first or the second floor. There are Waiting Halls on both floors on the ground and you can take a seat near your Ticket-checking Gate. Each Waiting Hall is equipped with necessary facilities, like Hot Water Dispenser, Power Socket, Washroom, etc. The Dining Area is settled on the interlayer floor above the second floor, available restaurants including Mcdonald’s, KFC, Noodles Houses, etc. The Platform for embarking and disembarking is on the first floor underground.

Restarants of Huangshan North Railway Station Security Check of the Railway Station

How to Get around Huangshan North Railway Station

Huangshan is a small city without busy traffic. Most travelers choose to rent a private car, call a taxi or take bus to travel around. In Huangshan,7RMB is charged for the first 2.5km and you need to extra 2RMB for each subsequent kilometer usually. There is a Passenger Terminal beside Huangshan North Railway Station. From the Passenger Terminal, you can take a tourist bus to the attractions around Huangshan City, like Yellow Mountain, Hongcun Village, Xidi Village, Chengkan Village, Shendu Town, etc.

Huangshan North Railway Station to Huangshan City

The distance between Huangshan North Railway Station and Tunxi Ancient Street is about 16km (10 miles) and driving takes about 35 minutes. There is a public bus No.21 available to take you from Huangshan North Railway Station to Yuzhong Huayuan Stop (昱中花园站) (near Tunxi Old Street) directly during 06:10 ~ 22:25 and vice versa. There are 15 midway stops and the whole trip takes about 1hour and 10 minutes usually. It is also easy to call taxi which takes about half an hour and cost about 80RMB. Read more>

Huangshan North Railway Station to Yellow Mountain

There are three entrances to Yungu Temple (云谷寺), Mercy Light Pavilion (慈光阁), Xiaolingjiao (小岭脚) and Songguan (松谷庵). Most travelers choose Yungu Temple and Mercy Light Pavilion.

Huangshan North – Yungu Temple and Mercy Light Pavilion: There are 2 buses from Huangshan North Railway Station to Yungu Temple and another 2 buses to Mercy Light Pavilion every day. Besides, all other buses can only reach Tangkou Town (汤口) – the town at the foot of the mountain. There are 9 daily tourist buses running from Huangshan Tourism Passenger Transport Hub to the transfer centers in Tangkou. The trip takes about 1 hour. From the transfer center in Tangkou, you have to take an electric park bus to Yungu Temple (云谷寺) or Ciguang Pavilion (慈光阁) where you can take a cable car or begin your hiking to the mountain. From 07:30 to 17:30, there are frequent buses from Tangkou to Huangshan North Railway Station. The buses depart whenever it’s full.

Huangshan North – Xiaolingjiao (小岭脚): Huangshan Tourism Passenger Transport Hub also operates one daily bus to the West Gate of Yellow Mountain Scenic Area. The tourist bus will drive you (about 2 hours) to Xiaolingjiao, and then you need to take an electric park bus to Diaoqiaoan (钓桥庵). If you want to travel Yellow Mountain from the West Gate, you need to hike at least 4 ~ 5 hours from Diaoqiaoan to Paiyunxi (排云溪) where you can take the monorail cable train to the nearest hotel on the mountain.

Huangshan North – Songguan (松谷庵): There is another daily bus (about 1.5 hours) to Songguan from Hunagshan North Raiwlay Station as Well. After getting to Songguan, you can take an electric park bus to the cable car station.

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Huangshan North Railway Station to Hongcun and Xidi

Hongcun is another top attraction only second to Yellow Mountain in Huangshan. Many travelers will turn to Hongcun Village directly after they reach Huangshan by high speed train. Hongcun is about 55km (34 miles) away from Huangshan North Railway Station. The driving journey takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes ordinarily. During the driving trip from Huangshan North Railway Station to Hongcun Village, you will have a good view of the surrounding scenery, especially the traditional Huizhou-style houses with white walls and gray tiles. If you travel in November, you can enjoy some beautiful chrysanthemum grown and colorful hue of the leaves. There are regular buses running from Huangshan North Railway Station to Hongcun Village and vice versa as well. If you take a bus, it may takes about 2 hours becuase all the buses will take a stop at Xidi and Qiyun Mountain.

All the buses to Hongcun Village will take a stop at Xidi Village, Qiyun Mountain Scenic Area and Yi County (黟县)

Huangshan North Railway Station to Other Attractions

Apart from Yellow Mountain and Hongcun Village, many other popular attractions can be reached by tourist bus from Huangshan Tourism Passenger Transport Hub. If you would like a relaxing cruise along Xian River, you can get to Shendu (深渡). The bus to Shendu from Huangshan North Railway Station also takes a stop at Qiankou Village (潜口), Tangmo Village (唐模) and Tangyue (棠樾). If you want to visit a beautiful but less crowded village, Chengkan Village (呈坎) is a recommended. If you want to see the great ancient water conservancy project, Yuliang Dam (渔梁坝) awaits.

Huangshan North Railway Station Tunxi Old Street in Huangshan
Tangkou Tangkou Transfer Center
Huangshan North Railway Station North Gate of Yellow Mountain
Road to Hongcun Beautiful View along the Road to Hongcun
Xian River Cruise Relaxing Xinan River Cruise

Other Buses from Huangshan North Railway Station:

From to Distance Duration Frequency (per day) Departure Time Passing Through Price (RMB)
Huangshan Tourism Passenger Transport Hub Tangkou 50km 1h 10m 9 09:40, 12:20, 13:20, 14:40, 15:40, 16:20, 17:20, 18:20, 19:20 / 20
Xiaolingjiao 109km 2h 1 08:10 / 50
Songuan 99km 1.5h 1 11:30 Tangkou 50
Hongcun 89km 2h 9 09:35, 10:35, 11:35, 12:35, 13:35, 14:35, 15:35, 16:35, 18:00 Xidi Vilalge, Qiyun Mountain, Yi County 30
Shendu 56 1.5h 1 10:00 Qiankou, Tangmo, Tangyue 18
Qiyun Mountain 32km 40m 1 09:36 Xiuning Panda Garden 12
Lingshan Mountain 30km 35m 1 08:30 Qiankou, Tangmo 12
Chengkan 22km 30m 1 10:00, 13:50 Qiankou 10
Taiping Lake 107km 1.5h 1 08:20 / 40

Important Note: The Schedule is just for your reference and the bus information always changes in the peak season and low seasons.

High Speed Train Routes

After Huangshan North Railway Station was operated in 2015, it becomes the busiest transportation junction in Huangshan. At present, it operates over 50 high speed bullet trains every day. Many tourists travel to Huangshan by high speed trains from several cities, like Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Xian, Xiamen, Hefei, Fuzhou, Jinan, Tianjin, etc. Among these cities, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Beijing are the best gateway cities to Huangshan. Besides, it is also a good idea to travel from Xiamen to Huangshan via Wuyishan by high speed trains. With enough landform and landscape to see, Xiamen Wuyishan Huangshan High Speed Rail is listed in the 8 Most Beautiful High Speed Railways in China. Learn more about high speed rails connecting Huangshan.

Huangshan High Speed Rail Huangshan High Speed Rail Map
From TO Train Types Duration Frequency (per day) Check Details
Beijing South Huangshan North G 5.5~7hr 8 Beijing to Huangshan Train Schedule
Shanghai Hongqiao G 4.5h 2 Shanghai to Huangshan Train Schedule
Hangzhou East G 3.5h 2 Hangzhou to Huangshan Train Schedule
Xiamen North G 4.5h 7 Xiamen to Huangshan Train Schedule
Xian North G 8h 1 /
Hefei South / Hefei Beicheng G/D 1.5~2h 21 /
Zhengzhou G 5.5h 2 /
Guangzhou South G 7h 1 -
Wuhan D 4.5h 1 /
Jinan / Jinan West G 3.5~5.5h 10 /

Huangshan Railway Station

Huangshan Railway Station, originally called Tunxi Railway Station, is located the downtown of Huangshan City, only about 3km (15 minutes’ driving) away from Tunxi old Street. If you want to travel to Yellow Mountain or other attractions like Hongcun Village, Xidi Village, etc., you can take a bus or walk to Huangshan Scenic Spot Bus Station (黄山市旅游集散中心) where there are frequent buses to Yellow Mountain and other tourist spots.

There are a few trains running from Beijing, Shanghai, Hefei, etc., check details:

From TO Train Types Duration Frequency (per day)
Beijing / Beijing West Huangshan K 20~21h 2
Shanghai K 11h 1
Hefei K 6~7h 3
Nanjing K/T 5.5~7h 5
Taizhou T 8h 1

High Speed Train Tips

How to Book, Alter and Cancel a Ticket

There are many ways to book a train ticket, including booking online, booking with a travel agency, booking at the ticket offices in China’s Railway Stations, etc. For foreign travelers, you are suggested to book with travel agency so you won’t meet with the language barrier. A ticket can be altered at appointed counters in railway station to an earlier or later train. It is also available to cancel your ticket before the scheduled departure time. However, you might be charged with service fee. Check details>

How to Collect a Ticket

You need to good the Collecting Window of the railway station or the ticket agency to collect your ticket. If you want to collect your ticket in the departure day, we suggest you get to the rail way station 2-3 hours early. ItHow to Read a Ticket is best to collect your tickets as early as possible during the peak seasons (like in Spring Festival, Chinese National Day). Check details>

How to Read a Ticket

From the train tickets, travelers could see the departure time, departure and arrival train stations, train number, carriage number, seat class/number, passport number & passenger’s name, boarding gate, prices etc. Please pay specially attention to the departure How to Board & Disembark a Trainstation and make sure which one you should go. Check details>

How to Board & Disembark a Train

Before boarding a right train, you have several steps to follow: 1) Prepare your documents well (passport, visa); 2) Get to the right trains station in advance 3) collect train tickets; 4) Read your train ticket; 5) Pass the security control; 6) Security check & luggage check; 7) Find right waiting room; 8) Cross the ticket checking gate; 9) Get to the right platform; 10) Get on your train. After you get off your train, your ticket will be check again to leave the station. Check details>

Baggage Allowance

Traveling with a train, each passenger is permitted to take baggage in certain amount, weight and volume. Besides, some items are prohibited to be carried to the railway stations and the trains, like weapons, knives, live animals, etc. Check details>

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