Yichang Travel FAQs & Tips

1. What is best time to travel to Yichang?

It is very pleasant and comfortable to visit Yichang in spring and autumn, warm but not as hot as summer, and not too much rain. If you want to escape the heat, it is good to take a cruise on the cool Yangtze River. If you want to see the snowcapped scenery along Yangtze, just visit in winter time.

2. How to spend a day in Yichang before I take the upstream cruise?

There are some tourist sites in Yichang that you could visit, like Yichang Museum, Chinese Sturgeon Museum, Sanyou Cave etc. It is highly recommended to book the Yichang day tour together with your Yangtze River Cruise. For the Yangtze tour package is all inclusive, therefore, there is no need to worry about the transfer to the Yichang port for your cruise.

3. How can I get to Zhangjiajie from Yichang?

No direct flights to Zhangjiajie from Yichang. You’d better take the train. The train ride from Yichang to Zhangjiajie needs 5 hours around. There are two k-trains running from Yichang to Zhangjiajie. Check Yichang to Zhangjiajie Real-time Train Schedule to know more train info.

Warm tip: If your cruise arrives in Yichang around 12:00, the time is a little bit tight, please just get to Yichang East Railway Station directly to catch the train.

4. How can I get to Guilin from Yichang?

Sorry, there is no direct train or flight to Guilin from Yichang. You could get to Wuhan and then take the flight to Guilin. Or you take the train to Liuzhou first and take the bus to Guilin. It spends about 15 hours by train.

5. Transfer between Yichang port and Sanxia Airport, East Railway Station and Yichang Railway Station?

  New Century Port Taohuacun Port
Sanxia Airport 39 km, takes about 45 minutes at 150 RMB 34.7 km, takes about40 minutes at 100 RMB
East Railway Station 24 km, takes about 20 minutes at 60 RMB 22 km, takes about 20 minutes at 50 RMB
Railway Station 11.5 km, takes about 15 minutes at 25 RMB 10.7 km, takes about 15 minutes at 25 RMB

Recommended Yichang Tours

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

Yichang Museum

1 Day Yichang City Short Stay Tour


5 Days Relaxing Yangtze River Cruise Tour (Yichang - Chongqing)

Yichang / Yangtze Cruise / Chongqing

Immerse in the Spring Flowers in Your Yangtze River Cruise Tour

7 Days Shanghai & Yangtze Cruise Tour (Upstream)

Shanghai / Yichang / Yangtze Cruise / Chongqing

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