Since Shanghai Huangshan High Speed Train has been put into operation, most tourists choose to travel from Shanghai to Huangshan by high speed trains instead of flights, especially when the traveling time has now been shortened to 2.5 hours ~ 3.5 hours. It is more punctual, reliable and comfortable. Traveling to Huangshan from Shanghai by high speed train, you will be able to enjoy the picturesque scenery out of the window. At present, there are more than 10 pairs of high speed trains running between Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station and Huangshan North Railway Station.
Note: Train information is subject to final confirmation due to the delay of data occasionally.
The high-speed railway connecting Shanghai and Huangshan reaches 444 km (277 miles). Starting or passing from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, it crosses through Zhejiang Province and Anhui Province. There are 3 ~ 8 stopover railway stations along this high-speed railway, including Hangzhou East (杭州东), Fuyang (富阳), Qiandaohu (千岛湖), etc. If you want to extend your tour to other destinations, you are suggested to visit the paradise-like Hangzhou and the scenic Wuyuan (especially in autumn). One of the routes is shown in the map below.
Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station (上海虹桥站)
Location: No. 1500, Mingui Road, Minhang District. (上海市闵行区申贵路1500号)
Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station is about 20km from the city center. With convenient city transportation, it can be reached by metro Line 2 and Line 10. Maglev train, taxi, and pubic bus are also available to take you to the city area and top attractions in Shanghai. Besides, there is only 10 minutes’ walking distance between Shanghai Hongqiao Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. Read more about Shanghai Railway Stations>
Huangshan North Railway Station (Huangshanbei Railway Station, 黄山北站)
Location: Economic Development Zone, Huangshan City (安徽黄山经济开发区)
Huangshan North Railway Station serves Hangzhou-Huangshan High-Speed Railway and Hefei-Fuzhou High-Speed Railway. Located in north Huangshan city, it takes about 30 minutes to get to the city area by driving. To get to Mount Huang – about 50km away, you can easily take a shuttle bus between Huangshan North Railway Station and the town (called Tangkou) on the foot of Yellow Mountain. Read more about Huangshan Railway Stations>
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 >>
Known as an important gateway city to China, Shanghai preserves the mixed culture of the western and eastern. The duration and theme of your Shanghai tour can be flexibly arranged based on your time and interests. Usually, tourists spend 2 to 3 days on sightseeing the most famous landmarks in Shanghai, including the Shanghai Museum, Shanghai World Financial Center (WFC) - the highest breathtaking skyline in Lujiazhui, various historical architectures, Yu Garden, City God Temple along the Bund and busy Nanjing Road. Local culture lovers can use one extra day to visit Tianzifang, Zhujiajiao Water Town, while family travelers can have fun in Shanghai Disney Resort. Meanwhile, you can also expedience Maglev Train (the world’s fastest high-speed bullet train) and energetic nightlife, taste diverse snacks to make your Shanghai tour interesting and memorable.
Travel from Shanghai to Huangshan
About 450km from Shanghai, Huangshan is accessible by bullet train in about 2.5-3.5 hours. It is divided into Front Mountain (Western Path) and Back Mountain (East Path). The Front Mountain features dominating peaks, beautiful stone paths and far-reaching views. The Back Mountain is famous for idyllic smaller peaks and shapely pine trees. Most of the highlighting attractions are located on the mountain top area where you can get by foot or cable car. You can easily plan your Yellow Mountain trip to 1 day, 1.5 days, 2 days, 3 days or more according to your days, energy condition and interest. After Huangshan Mountain tour, you are strongly suggested exploring one or two nearby Hui-style beautiful ancient villages - Hongcun, Xidi, Nanping, Bishan, etc. There are many interesting ways for you to have fun, such as hiking, photography, biking, and rural living experience, etc. All of our Huangshan tours can be tailor-made to fit your needs and likes.
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