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Thanks to the newly opened Hangzhou Huangshan High Speed Railway, tourists can travel to Hangzhou to have a leisure tour around West Lake after had a hiking trip on Yellow Mountain. The short travel time and convenience makes it 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) from Huangshan North Railway Station to Hangzhou East Railway Station, Hangzhou. The trains are scheduled from about 06:00am to 19:00pm.
Note: Train information is subject to final confirmation due to the delay of data occasionally.
Huangshan Hangzhou High Speed Rail is the north section of the future Hangzhou Nanchang High Speed Railway, which cuts down the train travel time between Huangshan and Hangzhou from over 3 hours to 1.5 hours. The rail line is 265km (165mile) long and mainly stops at 5~8 stations en route, including the Huangshan North (黄山北), Jixi North (绩溪北), Qiandao Lake (千岛湖), Jiande (建德), Tonglu (桐庐), Fuyang (富阳) and Hangzhou East (杭州东).
Huangshan North Railway Station 黄山北站
Location: No.2, Yingkesong Road, Tunxi District, Huangshan, Anhui (安徽省黄山市屯溪区迎客松大道北2号)
Huangshan North Railway Station is the only railway station of Huangshan operating high speed trains to Hangzhou. It is located about 15km away from the Huangshan Tunxi International Airport (黄山屯溪国际机场 ), 45km away from the Mt. Huang scenic area, and 54km away from Hongcun scenic area (宏村). 11 Special Tourist Bus Lines are available there, by which you can get to the Yellow Mountain within about 50 minutes, to Xidi (西递) and Hongcun (宏村) within around 1 hour, to Qiyunshan within about 30 minutes, etc. Apart from the tourist lines, other public bus lines and taxi are available to get to the city center from there. Learn more about Huangshan North Railway Station >
Hangzhou East Railway Station 杭州东站
Location: No.1, Tiancheng Road, Jianggan District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang (浙江省杭州市江干区天城路1号)
Hangzhou East Railway Station is the east gate of Hangzhou. It is also the only railway station enjoying high speed trains travel from/to Huangshan. Metro Line 1, Metro Line 4, 38 Public Buses (including night buses), Airport Express Buses, Long Distance Buses and Taxi have already covered there. By taking the taxi from there, you can get to the city center within 40 minutes around. By taking the Airport Express Bus, you can get to Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (杭州萧山国际机场) within 1 hour around. By taking the metro lines and public bus lines, you can get to the West Lake Scenic Area (西湖风景区) within 1.5 hours around.
Class of Ticket
Usually, there are three kinds of tickets are provided on high speed trains, Business Class Seat, First Class Seat and Second Class Seat. Second Class Seat is the most budget level you will share a row space with other passengers. And the First Class of Seat is more comfortable and quiet for those who prefer a good rest on the way. If you would like to try the most luxury and superior train travel experience, the Business Class better than the business level on airplane will shock you beyond expectation. Check All Types of Seats on China High Speed Train>
Book, Collect, Alter and Cancel
Foreign tourists can book train ticket online or ask help from ticket agency, or buy the tickets physically at the train station with your valid passport. One thing you should remember is to book the ticket as early as possible, especially in peak tourist seasons. After collecting the tickets, please read carefully about the train number, departure date and station to make sure you won’t miss the train. If you want to cancel, alter your train tickets, you are required to bring your passport to the ticket counter and make the adjustments. Check details about How to Book, Collect, Alter, and Cancel Train Tickets>
Board & Get off
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. Check details about How to Board & Disembark a Train>
China train travel with luggage is much easier than taking flight, for you don’t need to check luggage separately. Each passenger with a train ticket is allowed to carry luggage in certain weight and volume, but without limitation of amount and types. Though there are written regulation and rules about the luggage allowance, in practice, passengers can take as much luggage as you can if only you handled them properly. Check detailed Baggage Allowance & Policy to Take China Train>
Facilities and Service
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. Check All Facilities & Service on China Train>
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Shanghai / Suzhou / Hangzhou / Mt.Huang
Shanghai / Huangshan
Hangzhou / Huangshan
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