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Wuyishan City, named after UNESCO World Cultural & Natural Heritage site - Wuyi Mountain, is a popular tourist destination attracting many travelers with its Wuyi Mountain. Wuyi Mountain, about 16km away from the downtown area of Wuyi City, have been well-preserved for more than 12 centuries. As the famous mountain of three religions, Wuyi Mountain offers travelers an opportunity to explore Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism. Besides, there are lots of gorgeous natural landscape, including hills, stones, rivers and streams, which show you a gorgeous sightseeing journey. A tour combining cultural exploration and visual feast to Wuyi Mountain will be a unique experience in China.
Traveling to Wuyishan, both flights and high speed trains are available. Flights from many main cities, like Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Hangzhou, etc. can take you to Wuyishan Airport directly. Wuyishan Airport is about 7km to Wuyishan City and 10km to Wuyi Mountain Scenic Area. However, high speed train are more chosen than flight, because it features in lower cost, larger space, more comfortable environment and especially good scenery. During your train journey to Wuyishan, you can view the charming Danxia landform.
There are more than 120 high speed trains (both G-trains and D-trains) connecting Wuyishan, including Beijing, Shanghai, Zhengzhou, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Jinan, Nanjing, Qingdao, Nanchang, Wuhan, etc. From these cities, you can conveniently take a high speed train to Wuyishan and visit Mount Wuyi. Besides, several K-trains are also accessible to take you to Wuyishan from Fuzhou, Guiyang, Nanjing, Luoyang, Chongqing, etc. Check the detailed Wuyishan High Speed Railway Maps:
Wuyishan High Speed Train Map
Among the high speed train routes to Wuyishan, there are several routes frequently-chosen by travelers. Some of them connect Wuyishan with the must-be-visited cities, like Beijing, Xian and Shanghai. Some high speed train routes, like Xiamen Wuyishan High Speed Train, offer good scenery along the road.
Railway Stations: Xiamen – Wuyishan East, Xiamen North – Wuyishan East / Wuyishan North
Distance: 470km (292 miles)
Duration: about 2.5 ~ 4 hours
Located on the southeastern coast of Fujian Province, Xiamen is honored as the most beautiful seaport city and most romantic leisure city. It provides enchanting landscape and pleasant beaches. There many attractive sites in or around Xiamen, including Gulangyu Island, South Putuo Temple, Hulishan Fortress, Tulou, etc. After a 2 ~ 4 days Xiamen trip, you can take a high speed train to Wuyishan easily.
Xiamen operates over 20 daily high speed trains to Wuyishan, most from Xiamen North Railway Station to Wuyishan East Railway Station. All of them will take a stop in Fuzhou. If you want to explore this capital city of Fujian, you can spend several days there. Covering a total distance of 470km, the high speed trains between Xiamen and Wuyishan takes only 2.5 ~ 4 hours. The fastest train takes only 2 hours and 25 minutes.
Appearance of Xiamen North Railway Station
Railway Stations: Huangshan North - Wuyishan East / Wuyishan North
Distance: 277km (172 miles)
Duration: about 1.5 hours
Just like Wuyishan, Huangshan is named after Mount Huang – another UNESCO World Cultural & Natural Heritage site. In addition to Mount Huang, Huangshan City has much to see. To taste Huizhou history and culture, you are suggested to visit Tunxi Ancient Street, Huizhou Ancient Village, Hongcun Village, Xidi Village and some other villages. If you are interested in trekking, photography, tea culture and unique landscape, traveling to Huangshan and Wuyishan is strongly recommended. Xiamen Wuyishan Huangshan High Speed Rail is one of the Most Beautiful High Speed Railways in China, so you can enjoy the wonderful scenery on the road as well.
Huangshan North Railway Station runs about 15 high speed G-trains to Wuyishan East Railway Station and Wuyishan North Railway Station every day. You can transfer between Huangshan and Wuyishan within 1.5 hours.
Huangshan North Railway Station
Railway Stations: Shanghai Hongqiao – Wuyishan East
Distance: 211km (131 miles)
Duration: about 2 hours and 40 minutes ~ 4 hours
Shanghai is a must for all first comers to China. Here you can seek for East-meets-West culture and the charming skyline. It is equipped with the developed transportation system, including international & domestic flights and frequent high speed trains to different cities in China. Undoubtedly, Shanghai is one of the best gateway cities to other tourist destinations like Wuyishan.
From about 06:55 to 18:40, there are about 10 daily high speed trains running from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station to Wuyishan East Railway Station and Wuyishan North Railway Station. The whole train journey takes only about 3 ~ 4 hours. The trains will also stop in Paradise City Hangzhou. You can take a high speed train from Hangzhou to Wuyishan within 2 hours and 40 minutes.
Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station
Railway Stations: Fuzhou – Wuyishan East / Wuyishan North
Distance: 225km (140 miles)
Duration: about 1 ~ 1.5 hours
As the capital of Fujian Province, Fuzhou can be reached by flights from several foreign cities, like Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, New York, Tokyo and son on. If you want to get to Wuyishan at the fastest speed, you can take an international flight from these cities and then take a high speed train to Fuzhou.
Fuzhou Wuyishan High Speed Rail is one part of Beijing Fuzhou High Speed Rail. Fuzhou Railway Stations operates over 45 high speed trains to Wuyishan East Railway Station and Wuiyishan North Railway Station. From 06:55 to 20:56, there is 1~4 train available in every hour. Within 1.5 hours, travelers are able to travel between Fuzhou and Wuyishan.
Fuzhou Railway Station
Railway Stations: Beijing South – Wuyishan East / Wuyishan North
Distance: 1,583km (984 miles)
Duration: 6.5 ~ 8.5 hours
Beijing, the old and present capital of China, is also a good gateway city to the different destinations. In Beijing, you have lots of manmade wonders to explore, like Forbidden City, Great Wall, Summer Palace, the Temple of Heaven, Hutong, etc. If you want a visit to Wuyishan, you could take a high speed train.
Beijing Wuyishan High Speed Rail is the other part of Beijing Fuzhou High Speed Rail. There are 6 high speed G-trains running from Beijing South Railway Station to Wuyishan East Railway Station and Wuyishan North Railway Station from 08:40 to 12:30 usually. The fastest train takes about 6 hours 50 minutes and the slowest high speed train takes no more than 8 hours and 22 minutes.
Beijing South Railway Station
Apart from Xiamen, Huangshan, Fuzhou, Shanghai and Beijing, there are many some other cities running high speed trains to Wuyishan as well. Zhengzhou operates 4 daily high speed trains to Wuyishan, which cost about 6.5 ~ 7 hours. Nanjing operates 4 daily high speed trains to Wuyishan as well and the train journey takes about 4 hours. Moreover, it is also well connected with Shenzhen (about 7 hours), Guiyang (about 7 hours), Luoyang (about 8 hours), Chongqing (about 9.5 hours), Xian (about 9.5 hours), Kunming (about 10 hours), etc.
Wuyishan has two main railway stations operating high speed trains, namely Wuyishan East Railway Station and Wuyishan North Railway Station.
Wuyishan East Railway Station (武夷山东) is the midway station along Hefei-Fuzhou High Speed Rail. Located in S303, Jianyang District Nanping City, Fujian Province (福建省南平市建阳区S303), it is about 30km (about 35 minutes' driving) to Wuyi Mountain and 50km (about 1 hour's driving ) to the downtown of Wuyishan City.
Wuyishan North Railway Station (武夷山北) is located in Beicheng New District, Wuyishan City, Nanping City, Fujian Province (福建省南平市武夷山市825县道附近), about 20km (about 40 minutes' driving) to Wuyi Mountain and only about 3.5km (about 7 minutes' driving) to Wuyishan City. If both of the two railway stations are available, it is recommended to take a high speed train to Wuyishan North Railway Station because of the close distance to Mount Wuyi and Wuyishan city.
Wuyishan East Railway Station
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