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Besides the long distance coach between Hangzhou (杭州) and Huangshan (黄山) for about 3~3.5 hours, the newly opened fast and comfortable Hangzhou Huangshan High Speed Train is more popular among travelers for a 1.5 hours’ train travel.
Measured with a length of 265km (165 miles), the train route connects Hangzhou and Huangshan, and passes through Fuyang (富阳), Tonglu (桐庐), Jiande (建德), Qiandao Lake (千岛湖) and other beautiful cities in Zhejiang Province and Anhui Province. The greatest benefit is that travelers can enjoy a real cozy and perfect high speed train tour with Hangzhou and Huangshan, to enjoy the best highlights in the two top favored destinations, such as the charming West Lake, fascinating Yellow Mountain, etc. Besides, some trains reach Shanghai, Wuyuan and Jingdezhen, thus, tourists can take a bullet train tour to transfer between Shanghai and Huangshan for about 2.5 to 3.5 hours, between Shanghai and Hangzhou for about 1 hour. Lots of surprises are scattered along this beautiful rail, just waits for your discovery and enjoyment!
There are over 20 couples of high speed bullet trains (G & D trains) running between Hangzhou and Huangshan each day, which travel for 1.5~2.5 hours. Check the detailed train schedules, departure & arrival stations, times and middle stops below to plan your Hangzhou Huangshan high speed train travel.
|From||To||Frequency (day)||Operating Hours||Duration||Detailed Schedule >|
|Hangzhou East||Huangshan North||over 25||about 07:30-21:30||about 1.5-2.5 hours|
|From||To||Frequency (day)||Operating Hours||Duration||Detailed Schedule >|
|Huangshan North||Hangzhou East||over 25||about 06:00-20:30||about 1.5-2 hours|
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As a new popular high speed rail, Hangzhou Huangshan High Speed Railway connects more than Hangzhou and Huangshan, but also a few scenic cities along the route, and many major tourists destinations in surrounding provinces in Eastern China, such as Shanghai, Huangshan, Wuyuan, Jingdezhen and so on. The following are the detailed schedules, frequency (per day), duration information:
|From - To||Frequency (day)||Operating Hours||Duration|
|Shanghai - Huangshan:||over 10 G/D trains||about 08:00-19:00||about2.5-3.5 hours|
|Shanghai - Hangzhou:||nearly 140 G/D trains||about 06:00-21:30||about 1 hour|
|Huangshan - Wuyuan:||over 20 G/D trains||about 09:30-22:00||about 20 minutes|
|Huangshan - Jingdezhen:||about 5 G/D trains||about 09:30-22:00||about 1 hour & 10 minutes|
|Huangshan - Shangrao:||about 20 G trains||about 10:00-19:00||about 50 minutes|
|Wuyuan - Jingdezhen:||over 10 G/D trains||about 10:00-23:00||about 30 minutes|
|Huangshan - Wuyishan:||over 15 G trains||about 10:00-19:00||about 1 hour & 20 minutes|
|Hangzhou - Qiandao Lake:||about 30 G/D trains||about 07:30-22:30||about 1 hour|
|Qiandao Lake - Huangshan:||about 25 G/D trains||about 09:00-22:30||about 0.5-1 hour|
Please Note: This information of time and duration might changes slightly, be free to contact us for the up-to-date schedule.
With short train travel time through scenic midway stations, the long-awaited Hangzhou Huangshan High Speed Railway, direct passenger line, soon becomes one of the most popular high speed train travel routes in China. There are a great number of sightseeing spots along the rail, from the starting city Hangzhou and Huangshan to stops in Qiandao Lake, farther destinations of Wuyuan, Shangrao, Jingdezhen, etc. Let’s see what kind of beautiful places you will go by taking the Hangzhou Huangshan bullet trains.
“Above there is heaven and below are Suzhou and Hangzhou”. Hangzhou as a heavenly city has long been a preferred city to appreciate the beauty of nature and pure your mind. The most shining highlight is absolutely the West Lake which has quite different but splendid sceneries during four seasons. Cycling, strolling, cruising or sitting there are all very nice tries. Also, you could go to Lingyin Temple to enjoy the sculptures and calm yourself in this tranquil place. Not far away, the Longjing Tea Plantation is really a wonderful site for getting closer to nature, know about the culture and history of Chinese Longjing Tea and take some high quality photos. Besides, you could go to Hefang Street to trace flavor of the ancient Hangzhou and taste the special Hangzhou food in an honored brand restaurant. At night, you could go to enjoy the Most Memorial is Hangzhou Show at West Lake that was a successful show during the G20 Summit in Hangzhou in 2016. Furthermore, the musical fountain shows and light shows at West Lake, Qianjiang New Town, and Wulingmen area are also highly recommended to enrich your nightlife in this beautiful city. And if you have more time, you would not miss the Xixi Wetland Park, Wuzhen and Xitang water towns, Liuhe Pagoda, and so forth.
Hangzhou East Railway Station (Hangzhoudong Railway Station 杭州东站)
Location：No. 2, Quanfuqiao Road, Jianggan District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province (杭州江干区天城路185号 杭州东站); driving about 7km to the downtown.
Transportation: Taxi, bus lines and Hangzhou Metro line 1, 4 are available there. You could take the airport shuttle bus Hangzhou East Railway Station Line to Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport for about 1 hour. If you take a taxi or drive, it would take about 35 minutes to Liuhe Pagoda, 1 hour to Meijiawu Longjing Tea Plantation, 50 minutes to China National Tea Museum, 1 hour to Xixi National Wetland Park, about 1.5 hours to Wuzhen Water Town and Xitang Water Town, etc. Moreover, you could take a long distance coach from the Coach Station at Hangzhou East Station to Wuzhen for about 2 hours. Coaches to Xitang are available there as well.
Beautiful West Lake in Hanghzou
Hangzhou East Railway Station
With the same Chinese name, Huanshan City in Southern Anhui Province is the location of the famous Yellow Mountain and an important cradle of Huizhou culture and history.Therefore, every visitor are highly recommended to visit Huangshan Mountain, a World Natural and Cultural Heritage Site to appreciate its spectacular sea of clouds, sunrise, sunset, mountain landscape, strange stones, peculiar pines, and hot spring. After the hiking trip, you can spend more time to tour Hongcun and Xidi Ancient Villages, and other old villages nearby to encounter with the old structures of Anhui style and shoot some nice pictures of the harmonious primitive settlement.
In Downtown Huangshan City (Tunxi), you can take a leisurely stroll in Tunxi Ancient Street to go for savoring the Huizhou structures of hundreds of years, taste some local snacks and enjoy the fragrance of ink, and visit the prestigious Hu Kaiwen Ink-stick Factory to know more about the Chinese brush, ink, paper and ink stone. Want a in-depth exploration in and around Huangshan City, you can pay a visit to Huizhou Ancient City to see a series of Huizhou old buildings, to Tangyue Memorial Archways to learn those touching virtuous stories behind, to Nanping, Guanlu, Chengkan and else sites to view characteristic old village layout, pretty and serene countryside scenery.
Huangshan North Railway Station (Huangshanbei 黄山北站)
Location: Hongcun Avenue, Xixinan Town, Tunxi District, Huangshan City, Anhun Province (安徽省黄山市屯溪区西溪南镇宏村大道 黄山北站); driving about 17km to the downtown.
Transportation: From Huangshan North Railway Station, you can take the coach at Huanhshan Tourism Passenger Transport Hub behind Huangshan Borth Railway Station to Mount Huang, Hongcun Ancient Village, Xidi Ancient Village, Tangyue Scenic Area, Chengkan, etc. It needs about 55 minutes to drive to Mount Huang Scenic Area, about 75 minutes to Hongcun Ancient Village, about 1 hour to Xidi Ancient Village, and about 30 minutes to Hu Kaiwen Ink-stick Factory, etc. Huangshan North Railway Station >
Picturesque Yellow Mountain
Tianhai (Flying Over Rock) of Mount Huangshan
Huangshan North Railway Station
Wuyuan County is now under the jurisdiction of Shangrao city, Jiangxi province. Wuyuan offers many peculiar beautiful views for tourist friends from all over the universe. Huangling is one of the top highlights, where you could see the crops of different colored being dried in the sun by the locals, which is regarded the “most beautiful symbol of China” reflecting one social life style in our country. Moreover, the special terrace landform and the white and black Hui style houses combine together there in good tune, which makes an idyllic village garden painting.
Wuyuan Railway Station (婺源站)
Location: Location: Jiangwan Avenue, Wuyuan County, Shangrao City, Jiangxi Province(江西省上饶市婺源县江湾大道 婺源站); driving about 4km to the downtown.
Transportation: It needs about 1 hour to drive to Huangling Scenic Area, about 18 minutes to Likeng, about 50 minutes to Wengong Hill, about 35 minutes to Jiangwan, etc.
Shicheng Village in Wuyuan
Wuyuan Railway Station
Besides the above highlights in Hangzhou, you also could visit the Mount Sanqingshan National Park by stopping at Shangrao Railway Station. That mountain scenic area is one of China’s World Natural Heritage Sites and World Geoparks. There is not only splendid natural sightseeing of mountains, rocks, ancient trees, famous floras, springs and waterfalls, sea of clouds and waves of mists, etc., but also featured charm of Taoism and humanism, which is an ideal place to have fun and get relaxed.
Shangrao Railway Station (上饶站)
Location: Songshan Village, Lingxi Town, Xinzhou District, Shangrao City, Jiangxi Province (江西省上饶市信州区灵溪镇松山村 上饶站); driving about 10km to the downtown.
Transportation: Shangrao Coach Terminal Station have coaches to Sanqing Mountain for about 1.5 hours. It needs about 2 hours to drive to Longhu Mountain, about 1.5 hours to Sanqing Mountain, etc. Shangrao Railway Station is located about 7km away from Shangrao Coach Terminal Station.
Sanqing Mountain in Shangrao
Shangrao Railway Station
Located in northest of Jiangxi Province, Jingdezhen, the world famous “Capital of Porcelain” attracts numerous tourists for its long history and excellent artistry of ceramic. In Jingdezhen, you can see different styles of chinaware, abundant collections in the museums. Moreover, you can closely see how to make a beautiful porcelain by the skilled workman, even join in a class to enjoy a DIY porcelain making experience, design a unique souvenir for yourself.
Location: near 032 Country Highway, Zhushan District, Jingdezhen City, Jiangxi Province (江西省 景德镇市珠山区032乡道附近)
Transportation: Jingdezhen North Railway Station is a new high speed train station built in the north of Jingdezhen City. It takes about 30 minutes (12km) to drive to the ingdezhen Ancient Kiln and Folk Customs Museum, 20 minutes (9km) to Hutian Ancient Kiln Site, half an hour to Jingdezhen Museum of Porcelain.
Jingdezhen Ancient Kiln and Folk Customs Museum
Jingdezhen North Railway Station
On Hangzhou Huangshan high speed trains, there are three types of seats: the "Business Class Seats" like the first class seat in an aircraft and the most comfortable and expensive, with the price of 1627.5RMB per person, the "First Class Seats" of the middle class of 824.5RMB per person and the "Second Class Seats" of the most economical class of 515.5RMB per person.
Second Class Seat on Bullet Train
To book a Hangzhou Huangshan high speed train ticket, you could choose to book it at the official website: China Railway Customer Service Center or with a travel agency, also you could directly tell China Discovery to book the tickets for you. Besides, you could go to the Railway Station or Designated Ticket Offices to do that.
To collect your high speed train ticket, you could go to the railway station nearby, however, the Self-service Ticketing Machines are not serving foreign people. Besides, you can tell China Discovery to help you to do the collection, which only needs your passport information.
1) Prepare your documents well (valid passport with China Visa); 2) Get to the right train station in advance; 3) Collect train tickets; 4) Read your train ticket; 5) Pass the security control; 6) Pass through Security & Luggage Checks; 7) Find the right waiting room; 8) Cross the ticket checking gate; 9) Get to the right platform; 10) Get on your train. Keep the ticket well, because the ticket will be checked again to leave the station after you get off.
All high speed trains in China are equipped with advanced facilities and good service to make your journey more convenient and comfortable. There are different places you can put your luggage onboard, racks and specialized luggage storage areas. Besides, the air-conditioner train offers you plug under the seats to charge your phone or laptop, sightseeing window to view the outside scenery as well as western-style toilets. There is also available dining area you can get some supplies. Bilingual signs and the broadcast use both Chinese and English so that you don’t need to worry about the communication.
We China Discovery are very willing to help you with the high speed train tickets booking, tour customization and local guide and transfer arrangement, so you can be able to experience the superb bullet train in style and enjoy all the highlights of your ideal destinations in China without any worry. If you are interested, please feel free to contact our professional travel consultants who are here ready to build your own tour to best suit for your needs and likes.
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