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Chongqing Wulong Karst (武隆) is a fairytale World Natural Heritage Site and a famous movie-site of world-renowned films like Transformers: Age of Extinction. This notable Karst Landscape Scenic Area consists of 4 main wonderful tourist sites, including the magical Three Natural Bridges (天生三桥), otherworldly Furong Cave (芙蓉洞), beautiful Fairy Mountain (仙女山) and the magnificent Longshuixia Gap (龙水峡). The four sites are scattered and separated for visiting with several kilometers away.
Wulong Karst Landscape Scenic Area is settled in the mountainous area of Chongqing city. To get to this wonderland, tourists usually arrive at Chongqing downtown first and then make a transfer to Wulong. How to get from Chongqing to Wulong? Is there any train and scheduled bus available? This Chongqing Wulong Transportation Guide will tell you all!
Wulong Karst Scenic Area is about 190km southeast of downtown Chongqing. At present, Wulong has one train station and some coach stations. No airport available there. You can get to Wulong from Chongqing by train, bus and private car. Driving from Chongqing to Wulong Coach Station needs 3 hours around. Once arriving at the Coach Station, you are required to change to the tourist buses to the scenic area, which takes about 0.5-1 hour.
Get from Chongqing to Wulong Map
Since Wulong Karst is located at the mountainous area of Chongqing that far away from Chongqing downtown area, it is not convenient for travelers to make the transportation by yourselves. So, paying a visit to Wulong with the help of private car service is a hot-chosen choice. Get from Chongqing to Wulong by private car, you can travel from your hotel to Wulong directly, instead of spending hours to find coaches or trains far away from your hotel.
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From 7:30am to 19:30pm every day, there are 3-5 normal trains running from Chongqing North Railway Station to Wulong Railway Station. The train travel takes about 2-3.5 hours. After arrrving at Wulong Train Station, you should go to Wulong Coach Station to catch a minibus to the scenic areas. The train station is about 1.5km away from the coach station there. It takes about 20 minutes by walking and 5 minutes by taxi to go from the train station to the coach station. The minibus journey takes about 0.5-1 hour. Time varies according to the different site you are going to visit.
Warm tip: Chongqing North Railway Station has two separate squares. It needs about half an hour to go from one square to the other. Remember to check your departing square before heading to the train station in case of missing your train. Usually, the trains travelling from Chongqing to Wulong depart from the south square. Check more about Chongqing North Railway Station if you are in need.
Check the Chongqing to Wulong train schedule for more real-time info like departing time, arrival time, duration, etc.
You can also take coaches traveling to Wulong Coach Station from Chongqing Sigongli Coach Stations. The coaches depart from Sigongli Coach Stations every 50 minutes around from 7:30am to 19:30pm every day. After arriving at Wulong Coach Station, you can change to a mini bus to the scenic areas.
Longtousi Tourist Center also provide about 3 coaches to Wulong every day. The coaches make a departing from Longtousi Tourist Center every morning and arrive at Fairy Mountain Town Tourist Center at the afternoon. After arriving at Fairy Mountain Town Tourist Center, you can change to the minibus to the scenic areas. The ticket of minibuses from the tourist center to scenic areas are included in your ticket for sightseeing.
The ticket price of coaches departing from Longtousi is higher than those from Sigongli Coach Station.
Sigongli Coach Station Address: Yanyu Road, Nanan District, Chongqing (重庆市南岸区烟雨路，四公里汽车站)
Longtousi Tourist Center Address: Taishan Avenue, Yubei District, Chongqing (重庆市渝北区泰山大道中段，龙头寺旅游集散中心)
Warm Notice: The above coach info is only for your reference. The bus schedules, departing time, etc. may be changed according to real-time situation.
Wulong Karst Landscape is a large scenic area needs at least one day to explore its natural beauties. Tourists usually spend about 1-2 days to explore Wulong.
If your travel time is in limited, you can spend 1 day to visit its most standout Karst Landscape in Three Natural Bridges Area and Longshuixia Gap Area. For travelers who have half day or more in Wulong, you are also high suggested to enjoy the unique alpine steppe scenery in Fairy Mountain.
Before heading to Wulong, you can spend 1-2 days to discover the unique “Mountain City” Chongqing. You can pay a visit to Liziba Metro Station to take videos for the house-crossing Light Rail Transit trains, stroll the flagstone-paved streets at Ciqikou Ancient Town, or enjoy the amazing night view scenery of Hongya Cave…
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