Thanks to the opened Hangzhou Huangshan High Speed Railway, tourists can travel to the “Heaven on Earth” Hangzhou to have a leisure tour around the exquisite West Lake after had a hiking trip on the “Most Beautiful China Mountain” and world Cultural and Natural Heritage - Yellow Mountain. The short travel time and convenience makes high speed train the top choice and unique experience for Huangshan Hangzhou tourists, because so far there is no direct flights running between Huangshan and Hangzhou. Generally, Huangshan operate about 25 daily high speed trains (including both G & D trains) to Hangzhou and the whole journey takes 1.5 ~ 2.5 hours.
Huangshan to Hangzhou Distance: The distance between Huangshan and Hangzhou is about 265 km, takes about 3.5-4 hours by car and 1.5-2.5 hours by high speed trains.
Huangshan Location: Huangshan is a prefecture-level city in Anhui Province, bordering Jingdezhen and Wuyuan County in Jiangxi Province in the southwest and Zhejiang Province in the southeast. It is about 440 km from Shanghai and 880 km from Beijing.
Hangzhou Location: Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province is located in the north part of this province in East China. Hangzhou is about 125 km away from Suzhou and 1125 km from Beijing.
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● Frequency: about 25 trains per day
● Train Time: about 1.5 hours ~ 2.5 hours
● From & To: Hangshan North 黄山北站 → Hangzhou East杭州东站, Hangzhou South 杭州南站
High-speed train travel is the most popular way for independent travelers to get from Huangshan to Hangzhou or around. Just 1.5-2 hours, you can traverse from the magnificent Yellow Mountain to elegant and picturesque Hangzhou.
Every day, there are around 25 D and G high speed trains running between Huangshan (Huangshan North Railway Station) and Hangzhou (Hangzhou East/Hangzhou South Railway Station) everyday from 05:50 ~ 20:30. More detailed information about the real-time train schedule between Hangzhou and Huangshan, please check:
Huangshan North Railway Station (黄山北站)
Location: NNo.2, North Yingkesong Avenue, Tunxi District, Huangshan City, Anhui Province (安徽省黄山市屯溪区迎客松大道北2号 - 黄山北站)
Located in the south Mount Huangshan, Huangshan North Railway Station is a major high speed train station serving transportation and tourism of Huangshan. After exiting the station, visitors can take lots of tourist buses to Mount Huangshan, Xidi, Hongcun, Huizhou Ancient City, Mount Qiyun, Chengkan and other destinations in Huangshan City directly. Still, there are special bus lines opened for high speed train travelers to reach Mount Huangshan and taxi service available. It needs about 30 minutes’ driving to downtown and Huangshan Tunxi Airport; about 1 hour’s driving to Mount Huangshan Scenic Area and Xidi Village, 1.5 hours to Hongcun Ancient Village, 40 mins to Tunxi Old Street and Huizhou Ancient City and about 30 minutes to Hu Kaiwen Ink-stick Factory, etc. More detailed information about how to get to the Yellow Mountain, please visit: How to Get to Yellow Mountain | Huangshan North to the Yellow Mountain >>
Hangzhou East Railway Station (Hangzhoudong Railway Station, 杭州东站)
Location: No.1 Tiancheng Road, Jianggan District, Hangzhou (杭州市江干区天城路1号)
Located in Jianggan District, Hangzhou East Railway Station is about 10km (about 25 minutes’ driving) to West Lake and 30km (about 40 minutes’ driving) to Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport. It can be reached by metro Line 1 and Line 4. As the main train station in Hangzhou, it serves both high speed trains and normal trains.
Hangzhou South Railway Station (杭州南站)
Location: No.1, Zhanqian Road, Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China (浙江省杭州市萧山区站前路1号), about 17 km & 40 minutes to Hangzhou downtown
Hangzhou South Railway Station is about 17 kilometers from Hangzhou downtown and 23 kilometers from Hangzhou West Lake (northwest gate). Compared with Hangzhou Railway Station and Hangzhou East Railway Station, it is relatively further to Hangzhou downtown. However, it is a little bit closer to Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, which takes half an hour or so by car. The station has trains to/from Shanghai (1.5~2 hours), Suzhou (2.5 hours), Huangshan (1.5 hours), etc.
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Note: Train information is subject to final confirmation due to the delay of data occasionally.
Class of Ticket
You can usually choose from the First Class Seat, the Second Class Seat or Business Class Seat on the high speed trains. While, there are three types offered on the normal train, including Soft Sleeper, Hard Sleeper and Hard Seat. learn more >>
Book, Collect, Alter and Cancel
Foreign tourists can book train ticket online or via a ticket agency, or buy the tickets physically at the train station with your valid passport. Train ticket alteration and cancellation are only available at ticket counters. learn more >>
Board & Get off
1) Prepare your passport and China Visa; 2) Get to the right train station at least 30 mins in advance; 3) Collect your train ticket; 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. learn more >>
Passengers don’t need to check luggage separately. Each passenger is allowed to carry luggage in certain weight and volume, but without limitation of amount and types. learn more >>
Facilities and Service
All high speed trains in China are equipped with advanced facilities and good service, including luggage racks, air-conditioner, power socket, dining car, hot water, etc. learn more >>
Huangshan and Hangzhou are two top tourist cities in southeast China. Hangzhou have well-established public transportation systems and highlights are most concentrated in downtown area, so you can take taxis, metro and public buses to travel around the city. However, top attractions in Huangshan, such as the Yellow Mountain Scenic Area, Hongcun and Xidi Ancient Town, etc. are all scattered around urban area and hardly to reach by taking public transport, so in order to save you from troublesome traffic transfers and plans, you can also choose to book personalized tour packages with licensed private car and professional English-speaking guide services with us. Let us take care of every detail and you can focus more on the highlights in each destination.
The history of Hangzhou can be traced back to more than 2,000 years in the Qin Dynasty, and the five dynasties of Wu and Yue and the Southern Song Dynasties all once set their capitals here. Known as “Heaven on Earth” since ancient times, Hangzhou boasts mountains, springs, lakes, bridges, pagodas and temples. The colors in the landscape also gradually diversified over time.
Along the West Lake, there is no absolute boundary between the city and the park. Lush trees and plant blends in with small shops. Everywhere is surrounded by the nature of green, but there is no sense of emptiness away from the city. That’s exactly what makes the city attractive and special. Moreover, Hangzhou offers much more for you to taste: retreat your soul at Lingyin Temple, have a fantastic view of Qiantang River on the top of Six Harmonies Pagoda, stroll into Dragon Well Tea Plantation to see how tea is planted, picked and processed to become fragrant liquid in your teacup…
• Unmissable Attractions in Hangzhou: West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Dragon Well Tea Plantation, Hefang Street, Former Residence of Xueyan Hu, Xixi National Wetland Park, etc.
• Hottest Hangzhou Tour: ✔ 2 Days Essence of Hangzhou Tour
Huangshan, as one of China’s natural and cultural museums, well known for breathtaking natural scenery and Hui-style architecture, surely have something to satisfy every interest. The top things to do in Huangshan including top attractions & featured activities like the “the most beautiful mountain under heaven” - Yellow Mountain, the UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Hongcun and Xidi Ancient Village, the Hui-style building of Tunxi Ancient Street with a history of 900 years etc. are the Must-Do.
To make most use of your time and money, transfer to the nearby Mount Jiuhua, a famous sacred Buddhist mountain; Wuyuan, the most beautiful countryside in China, as well as the Porcelain Capital - Jingdezhen will be great.
• Unmissable Attractions in Huangshan: The Yellow Mountain, West Sea Grand Canyon, Hongcun Ancient Village, Xidi Ancient Village, Tunxi Ancient Street, Huizhou Ancient City, etc.
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Things to Do in Hangzhou: West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Longjing tea Plantation, Hefang Street, Xixi National Wetland Park, China National Tea Museum, China National Silk Museum…
How to Get to Hangzhou: International flights from Singapore (5 hrs.), Seoul (6.5 hrs.), etc., domestic flights from Guangzhou (2 hrs.), Beijing (2 hrs.), etc., or high speed trains from Shanghai (1~2 hrs.), Suzhou (1.5~3 hrs.), Huangshan (1.5~2 hrs.), etc.
Best Time to Visit Hangzhou: all year around
Usually, visitors spend 2 days around to enjoy a classic Hangzhou tour to visit the West Lake Scenic Area, including the amazing West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Longjing Tea Plantations, etc. If you want an in-depth Hangzhou tour, you can also pay another half day or so to visit Xixi National Wetland Park, one day around to Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, or one day or so to Thousand Islands Lake, etc. Check all Hangzhou Tours >>
Also, you can spend 1 day to take a side trip to the nearby water towns like Wuzhen and Xitang in Jiaxing, 2~3 days to Putuoshan - one of the four sacred Buddhist Mountains in China, or 1 day to the popular Nanxun Old Town in Huzhou. Check more about Zhejiang Tours >>
Besides, compared with just travelling Hangzhou, most of the visitors prefer to travel the metropolis Shanghai, Suzhou Gardens and Hangzhou Lakes in One Go! Such an amazing tour will take 5~6 days.
Some visitors also ride a high speed train to Huangshan to visit the world-famous Yellow Mountain. A Hangzhou Huangshan tour needs about 5 days around.
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Since 2012, we China Discovery have helped numerous customers to visit Hangzhou and surroundings. With our fully-inclusive private tour packages, all of our customers enjoyed their trips to the West Lake, Lingyin Temple, etc. Some of them kindly shared their precious photos and stories about their Hangzhou journey, just get inspired now.
"Impression Show is a must see when visiting Hangzhou…" - shared by Nguyen (Read her entire travel story: The Pursuit of Natural Beauty with the Beloved one - 14 Days Beautiful China Exploring Tour)
"This last night in Hangzhou led us to explore a different side of West Lake, vastly changing our erstwhile bland impression of the famed tourist site…" - shared by CS from Singapore (Read her entire travel story: Delightful Journey to Poetic Jiangnan Area)
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