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Dedicated to Ksitigarbha Bodhisattava, Mount Jiuhua (Jiuhuashan) is one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains in China together with Mount Emei, Mount Wutai and Mount Putuo. Many travelers are attracted there to explore Chinese Buddhist culture, admire amazing natural landscape as well as stretch their legs and do some trekking.
Located in Chizhou, Anhui province, Mount Jiuhua can be reached by both flights and high speed trains. Chizhou Jiuhuashan Airport now has flights from/to Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Kunming, Jinan, Dalian and Nanjing. Compared with flights, high speed train is more chose by tourists. You can enjoy the larger space, more advanced facilities and beautiful moving scenery out of the window. Choosing a business class, you will get an unbelievable luxurious train journey.
Chizhou Railway Station is the only high speed railway station served in Chizhou. It is located in Yongming Road, Guichi District, Chizhou City (池州市贵池区永明路), about 7km (about 20 minutes’ driving) to the downtown area and about 50km (about 1.5 hours’ driving) to Mount Jiuhua Scenic Area. Near Chizhou Railway Station, you can find a bus station from which there are sightseeing buses transferring to the scenic area. The ticket can be bought from the Tourist Service Center in Chizhou Railway Station.
There are several cities operating over 50 high speed trains to Chizhou Railway Station, including, Beijing, Shanghai, Hefei, Nanjing, Suzhou, Jinan, Tianjing, etc. Check the following most high speed trains connecting Jiuhuashan.
Jiuhuashan High Speed Train Map
Railway Stations: Wuhan / Hankou – Shiyan
Distance: 522km (324miles)
Duration: about 3.5 ~ 4 hours
Shanghai, one of the most developed cities as well as one of the top tourist destinations in China, is a must-be-visited city. It is well-connected with many foreign cities by international flights, so you can reach Shanghai conveniently. Here you can catch a glimpse of China’s present and future – towering skyscrapers, charming cityscape, various theme parks, etc. Of course, there are also many old buildings and historic sites for your discovery.
After your journey in Shanghai, you can take high speed train to Jiuhuashan. There are about 10 high speed trains to Chizhou operated by Shanghai Railway Station and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. The earliest train departs from Shanghai around 05:50 and the latest train departs around 17:10. The whole train trip takes only about 3.5 ~ 4 hours. The trains will usually stop at some other tourist destinations like Suzhou, Nanjing, Wuhu, etc. You can spend several day touring these cities and then take a high speed train to Jiuhuashan.
Shanghai Railway Station
Railway Stations: Beijing South – Chizhou
Distance: 1211km (752 miles)
Duration: about 6.5 hours
As the old and present capital of China, Beijing offers too many wonders: both historical and present, both manmade and natural. The cant-be-missed UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites include Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven and Ming Tombs. If you want to visit Jiuhua Mountain, taking a high speed train is recommended for a unique experience.
There is 1 daily high speed train running from Beijing to Chizhou. It starts from Beijing South Railway Station at the afternoon (around 15:15) and arrives at Chizhou Railway Station at night (around 21:33). Within 6.5 hours, you can transfer between Beijing and Chizhou.
Beijing South Railway Station
Railway Stations: Nanjing South – Chizhou
Distance: 211km (131 miles)
Duration: about 1.5 ~ 2 hours
Nanjing, China’s ancient capital city for 6 dynasties is the capital of Zhejiang Province. It provides travelers a deep insight to the old and early modern history of China. There are still many historical sites well preserved, like Zhonghua Gate, Confucius Temple, Presidential Palace, etc.
From Nanjing, there are over 15 high speed G-trains and D-trains running to Chizhou and all of them departing from Nanjing South Railway Station. From 08:05 to 19:20, there is more than 1 high speed train available in almost every hour. The high speed train trip from Nanjing to Chizhou cost no more than 2 hours.
As an important stop along Beijing Shanghai High Speed Rail, Nanjing can be reached easily by high speed train as well. You can take Nanjing as a transfer city as well.
Nanjing South Railway Station
Railway Stations: Hefei South – Chizhou
Distance: 150km (93miles)
Duration: about 1.5 hours
Hefei is the capital city and the traffic center of Anhui Province. With Feishui River running through the city, Hefei is blessed with good natural scenery and reputed as Green City and Garden City.
Hefei Railway South Railway Station operates about 10 high speed trains (both G-trains and D-trains) to Chizhou Railway Station. The earliest train departs Hefei around 06:51 and the last train departs around 20:20. Usually, there is 1 high speed train available in almost 2 hours. It takes only 1.5 hours to travel between them.
In addition to Jiuhuashan, Hefei operates high speed trains to many cities, including Xian, Guangzhou, Xiamen, Changsha, Huangshan, etc. So you can travel from these cities to Hefei firstly and then transfer to Jiuhuashan. Many travelers like to travel Huangshan and Jiuhuashan together to admire the natural beauty and Buddhist culture and they usually use Hefei as a transfer city.
Hefei South Railway Station
Apart from Jiuhuashan, there are many other attractive destinations equipped with high speed rails and can be reached by high speed trains. 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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