How to Get to & around Fujian Tulou (Nanjing & Yongding)

Get to/away Fujian Tulou

By Air

Fujian Tulou is mainly located in Nanjing County (in Zhangzhou City) and Yongding County (in Longyan City). There is no airports at Yongding or Nanjing County, you are supposed to fly for Xiamen or Liancheng County (in Longyan City), and then travel overland from Xiamen or Liancheng to the earthen buildings.

Transfer from Xiamen: best gateway to Fujian Tulou

Xiamen is the best transfer city to visit Tulou Clusters in Yongding and Nanjing Counties.

Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport: There are over 50 domestic airlines connecting Xiamen to 58 cities in China like Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Xian, Guilin, Chengdu, Kunming, Hangzhou, Jinan, Haikou, and Harbin etc. Besides, it also has direct international flights to/from 17 cities like Marco, Bangkok, Singapore, Manila, Seoul, Amsterdam and Osaka.

Transfer from Liancheng: the second choice to Tulou

Longyan Guanzhishan Airport: It is located in Liancheng County, Yongyan City, about 106 km away. It is a dual-use military and public airport serving the city of Longyan City in Fujian. Flights are available between Guanzhai Airport and Xiamen, Fuzhou, Shanghai, Beijing.

Longyan Guanzhishan Airport

Longyan Guanzhishan Airport

By Train

Fujian Tulou Clusters are mainly situated in the mountainous area in Yongding County and Nanjing County. By train, you may firstly transfer to Nanjing Train Station, Longyan Train Station and Yongding Train Station and then reach the Tulou Clusters.

Nanjing Train Station

Opened in June 30, 2012, Nanjing Train Station is a newly built train station in Zhangzhou City. There are D-trains running between Nanjing County and Longyan, Zhangzhou, Xiamen, Fuzhou, Hangzhou, Shanghai and Nanjing etc.

Longyan Train Station

Longyan is the junction city for traveling to Yongding Tulou. You could take the D-trains transferring between Longyan and Xiamen, Shenzhen, Fuzhou and Shanghai.

Yongding Train Station

High speed train is unavailable in Yonding Train Station yet. But you could take the slow train from Guangzhou, Xiamen, Shenzhen, and Shanghai to Yonding County. It takes a long time, so we suggest you use Longyan Train Station or Nanjing Train Station instead.

Below are the D-trains running to Nanjing and Longyan Train Stations:

From / To Available D-trains Distance Duration
Xiamen - Nanjing 15 D-trains per way per day 89 KM 45 minutes
Shanghai – Nanjing 2 D-trains per way per day 1185 KM around 9 hours
Xiamen - Longyan 15 D-trains per way per day 169 KM 1 and half hour
Shenzhen – Longyan 2 D-trains per way per day 586 KM around 4 hours
Fuzhou – Longyan 9 D-trains per way per day 401 KM 3 hours
Shanghai - Longyan 2 D-trains per way per day 1265 KM 9 and half hours
Nanjing Train Station

Nanjing Train Station

High Speed Train(Xiamen-Longyan)

High Speed Train (Xiamen-Longyan)

Recommended Fujian Tulou Tours

Top 3 Fujian Tulou tours chosen by most customers to explore Fujian Tulou in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.

Yunshuiyao Village
3 Days Fujian Tulou & Hakka Culture Discovery Tour

Xiamen / Nanjing / Yongding / Xiamen

Taxia Village
4 Days Hakka Culture Tour from Xiamen

Xiamen / Nanjing / Yongding / Xiamen

4 Days Fujian Tulou Tour by High Speed Train

Nanjing / Yongding / Liancheng / Longyan

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