How to Get to & around Wuhan

By Air

Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

It is the biggest airport in central China. The airport operates flights to 55 domestic cities and 23 international cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Chengdu, Nanchang, Nanjing, Fuzhou, Seoul, Bangkok, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Singapore, etc.

Transfer Tips:
Located 26 km northwest of Wuhan, it is about 25 minutes to the city center. Transport between the airport and the urban area is very convenient. Every hour, the airport shuttle bus leaves for the Wuhan downtown.

Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

Tianhe International Airport

By Train

Every day, there are over 70 trains departing from Wuhan railway stations and more than 120 trains pass here. You could take high speed trains getting to Wuhan from almost every city inside Hubei Province, such as Yichang for 2-3 hours (66 trains during 06:16~21:30), Shiyan for 4 hours (4 trains during 07:00~18:35), Xiangyang for 2.5-3.5 hours (15 trains during 08:10~20:08), Enshi for 3.5-4.5 hours (39 trains during 08:19~19:01), etc. What’s more, trains are available for getting from major cities and welcome tourist destinations in China, like Beijing (30 trains during 06:42~19:00, for 4.5-6.5 hours), Shanghai (28 trains during 06:04~17:53, for 5-6 hours), Xian (13 trains during 07:20~15:16, for 4-5.5 hours), Guangzhou (60 trains during 06:28~18:43, for 3.5-4.5 hours), Chengdu (17 trains during 06:44~13:33, for 8-10 hours), Chongqing (32 trains during 06:00~16:30, for 5.5-7.5 hours), Guilin (8 trains during 08:00~18:24, for 5-5.5 hours), Hangzhou (10 trains during 07:34~16:46, for 4.5-6 hours), Suzhou (22 trains during 06:46~18:32, for 4.5-5.5 hours), Nanjing (48 trains during 06:58~19:59, for 3.5 hours), Kunming (6 trains during 07:17~15:40, for 6.5-8 hours), Guiyang (11 trains during 08:37~17:53, for 4.5-5.5 hours), Kaili (6 trains during 10:23~14:54, for 4.5-5 hours), Xiamen (5 trains during 07:39~14:44, for 7-7.5 hours), Changsha (92 trains during 07:10~22:00, for 1.5 hours), Zhengzhou (77 trains during 07:48~21:34, for 2-4.5 hours), Luoyang (13 trains during 08:00~16:46, for 2.5-3.5 hours), Harbin (G1276 at 08:59, for 123 hours 45 minutes), Huashan (11 trains during 07:52~15:48, for 4-4.5 hours), Lanzhou (4 trains during 07:25~10:51, for 7.5-8.5 hours), Nanchang (25 trains during 07:43~19:47, for 2-3 hours), and Hefei (54 trains during 08:00~21:07, for 2-2.5 hours), and so on.

Currently, there are three railway stations for passengers in Wuhan: Wuhan Railway Station, Wuchang Railway Station and Hankou Railway Station.

Wuhan Railway Station

This station offers passenger service on the Beijing - Guangzhou Railway Line. It is near Yangchun Lake, Qingshan District in Wuhan. You could get to Hubei Provincial Museum for about 20 minutes by the taxi. Besides, you could take the bus 392/610 and transfer to bus 109 to get there for about 1.5 hours. To go to the Yellow Crane Tower, you could take the Transit Rail Line 4 and transfer to bus 402 for about 1 hour.

Wuchang Railway Station

It is mainly responsible for freight and general transport. Located in Zhongshan Road, Wuchang District, Wuhan. Wuhan Transit Rail Line 4 can take to Hubei Provincial Museum for about 40 minutes, and you should get off at Dongting Stop. From Wuchang Station to Yellow Crane Tower, you need only about 25-30 minutes by the local bus 402/561/10, etc.

Hankou Railway Station

The station is mainly responsible for travelers on the Shanghai - Wuhan - Chengdu line. Located in Jinjiadun, Jiangshan District, Wuhan. It would take you about 25 minutes to get to Guiyuan Temple, 30 minutes to Yellow Crane Tower, and 35 minutes to Hubei Provincial Museum, etc.

Check Details about High Speed Trains from Wuhan

>> Kunming Wuhan High Speed Trains

>> Xian Guiyang High Speed Trains (via Wuhan)

>> Beijing Guangzhou High Speed Trains (via Wuhan)

>> Kunming Zhengzhou High Speed Trains (via Wuhan)

Wuhan Train Station

Wuhan Train Station

Wuhan Wuchang Railway Station

Wuchang Railway Station

Wuhan Hankou Railway Station

Hankou Railway Station

Get around Wuhan

By Taxi

Taxis operate in different districts of Wuhan and you can easily take any of them to explore the city. Fare starts from 6 Yuan for the first two kilometers, and CNY1.4 for each additional one kilometer.

Taxi in Wuhan

Taxi in Wuhan

By Ferry

Ferry is a best choice if you want to go across the Yangtze River in Wuhan. It is cheap and fast. Just 1.5 Yuan per person for the common ferry, and 5 Yuan per person for the sight-seeing ferry. You could enjoy the stunning sunrise and sunset on the ferry.

By Ferry

By Ferry

Recommended Wuhan Tours

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

Yellow Crane Tower
2 Days Essential Wuhan City Tour


Sanyou Cave
3 Days Best of Wuhan Tour from Yichang

Yichang / Wuhan

Hubei Provincial Museum
7 Days Wuhan & Yichang Yangtze Cruise Tour

Wuhan / Yichang / Yangtze Cruise / Chongqing

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