Train to Zhangjiajie - Schedule, Distance, Duration & Price 2024/2025

At present, there are high speed trains running to Zhangjiajie from Fenghuang Ancient City (1 hour), Changsha (2~3.5 hours), Chongqing (4 hours), Chengdu (7.5 hours), Guilin (7.5 hours), Shanghai (9.5 hours), Beijing (11.5 hours), etc.. Besides, there are about some 30 normal trains running to or passing through Zhangjiajie from many tourist cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Changsha, Shenzhen, Kunming, etc. Most of the trains are K (up to 120 km/h) or T (up to 140 km/h) trains, you will have plenty of time to view the scenery along the road and the ticket price is rather favorable. Some of the main trains to Zhangjiajie are listed below. You can also check Zhangjiajie High Speed Train if you are interested!

Route Train Type Distance Duration Frequency (per day) Price (RMB)
Fenghuang Ancient City - Zhangjiajie G/D 200km 1hr 14 52 ~ 92
Changsha - Zhangjiajie G/D/K 321km 1.5~5.5 hrs. 30 54 ~ 300
Chongqing - Zhangjiajie D/K 380 km 3.5~6.5 hrs 4 69~260
Beijing - Zhangjiajie G/K 1664km 11h ~ 25.5h 3 192 ~ 3006
Shanghai - Zhangjiajie G/K 1573km 9.5h ~ 19.5h 3 180.5 ~ 2369
Guangzhou - Zhangjiajie G/K/T 1104km 6h ~ 14h 7 141.5 ~ 1622
Xi’an - Zhangjiajie T 1052km 17h49m 1 135.5 ~ 377.5
Shenzhen - Zhangjiajie G 1462km 6.5h ~ 7.5h 3 580.5 ~ 1821.5
Hangzhou - Zhangjiajie G/K 1406km 8.5h ~ 17h 3 163.5 ~ 2149.5
Kunming - Zhangjiajie K 1323km 19.5h 2 163.5 ~ 438.5
Nanning - Zhangjiajie D/K 936km 10.5h ~ 15h 4 207 ~ 753
Yichang - Zhangjiajie K 290km 5h 1 43.5 ~ 135.5
Wuhan - Zhangjiajie G 796km 5.5h 1 454.5 ~ 1481.5


Note: The schedule and price are only for your reference. As they may change sometimes, please click the links in the table for real-time information.

Zhangjiajie High Speed Rail Map

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Top Tourist Cities to Zhangjiajie

Direct trains are available from many top tourist cities in China like Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Changsha to Zhangjiajie. For other cities like Guilin that you can not get to directly, there are also several transfer trains for your choice.

Beijing to Zhangjiajie Train

Zhangjiajie if pretty far away from Zhangjiajie. There are 3 daily trains from Beijing to Zhangjiajie, usually one high speed train and two normal trains. The high speed train takes about 11.5 hours to reach Beijing while the normal trains need about 24 hours (so hard sleeper and soft sleeper are recommended). Check real-time schedules - Beijing - Zhangjiajie

Train No. Dep. Time Arr. Time Duration Price (RMB)
Hard Seat Hard Sleeper Soft Sleeper
G689 09:20 20:34 11h14m / / /
K267 13:22 12:49 (+1) 23h27m 192 328/339/351 515/537
K473 15:14 16:42 (+1) 25h28m 198 337/349/361 530/552


Shanghai to Zhangjiajie Train

Both the two trains to Zhangjiajie are from Shanghai South Railway Station. After seeing the vitality of the modern Shanghai, a natural Zhangjiajie tour would be a perfect choice. You can take the train in the afternoon, then after a night, your destination will be just a couple of hours away. Check real-time scedules - Shanghai - Zhangjiajie

Train No. Dep. Time Arr. Time Duration Price (RMB)
Hard Seat Hard Sleeper Soft Sleeper
K1373/K1376 16:49 12:56 20h7m 189.5 322.5/333.5/343.5 504.5/527.5
G1369 12:41 22:02 09h21m / / /


Guilin to Zhangjiajie Train

At present, the high speed train schedules between Guilin and Zhangjiajie is limitted. There is usually one high speed train departing from Guilin Station to Zhangjiajie West Railway Station. Traveler can also board the train at Guilin North Railway Station.

Train No. Dep. Time Arr. Time Total Duration Ticket Prices
D3968 14:36 22:15 07h/39m ¥344.5~¥550.0


Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie Train

As the gateway to inland China, many tourists will cover Guangzhou in their itinerary. Just adjacent to Hunan Province, the train from Guangzhou Railway Station to Zhangjiajie takes a shorter time compared with Beijing and Shanghai. Check real-time scedules - Guangzhou - Zhangjiajie

Train No. Dep. Time Arr. Time Duration Price (RMB)
G6098 07:48 13:45 05h57m ¥506.0~¥1622.0
G6358 11:05 17:08 06h03m ¥506.0~¥1622.0
T8303 20:08 09:00 (+1) 12h52m ¥184.5~¥492.5


Xian to Zhangjiajie Train

Currently, there is only one direct train from Xi’an Railway Station to Zhangjiajie Railway Station. The whole journey will take about a day. When you arrive at Zhangjaijie, you can just walk around the city and have a good rest at night to be fully prepared for the next day’s trip. Check real-time scedules - Xi’an - Zhangjiajie

Train No. Dep. Time Arr. Time Duration Price (RMB)
Hard Seat Hard Sleeper Soft Sleeper
T284 01:06 18:55 17h49m 135.5 232.5/240.5/247.5 360.5/377.5


Nearby Cities to Zhangjiajie

Though the trains from other provinces to Zhangjiajie usually take more than 10 hours, it only needs 5 or 6 hours to get to other cities in Hunan Province such as Changsha and Yichang. You can take a stop at those cities and spend one or two days there to enrich your trip or take them as a transfer station to other parts of China.

Changsha to Zhangjiajie Train

Changsha is the capital of Hunan Province. You can indulge yourself in the 1000-year-old Yuelu Academy, feel the great aspiration of Chairman Mao Zedong at Orange Island Park, or treat your stomach with the various Changsha snacks such as spicy crayfish and stinky Tofu (smells stinky but tastes good, a must-try snack of Changsha).

Train No. Dep. Time Arr. Time Duration Price (RMB)
Hard Seat Hard Sleeper Soft Sleeper
K9036 04:30 09:40 5h10m 83.5 165.5 246.5
K966 06:03 11:20 5h17m 54.5 100.5/105.5/108.5 155.5/161.5
K1376 07:28 12:56 5h28m 54.5 100.5/105.5/108.5 155.5/161.5
K810 11:29 17:24 5h55m 54.5 100.5/105.5/108.5 155.5/161.5
K9064 22:15 03:50 5h35m 83.5 187.5 278.5

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Yichang to Zhangjiajie Train

Yichang East Railway Station is only 290km from Zhangjiajie. It may be not as famous as Changsha, but you must have heard of the Yangtze River, the longest river in China and the third-longest in the world. You can take a relaxing Yangtze River cruise from Yichang.

Train No. Dep. Time Arr. Time Duration Price (RMB)
Hard Seat Hard Sleeper Soft Sleeper
K1609 00:40 05:46 5h6m 43.5 83.5/88.5/91.5 135.5/141.5
K1473 13:08 18:02 4h54m 43.5 83.5/88.5/91.5 135.5/141.5

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Note: All the data above are for your reference, there may be slight changes sometimes, please feel free to contact us for the exact information.

Zhangjiajie Railway Station

Zhangjiajie Train Station is located in Yongding District, Zhangjiajie City, Hunan Province. It is at the downtown area, about 20 minutes’ drive from Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport, 1 hour’s drive from Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, and 1.5km from Tianmen Mountain. So it is convenient to get around the city from the train station.

To Tianmen Mountain: With just about 1.5km, you can walk about 15 minutes to Tianmen Mountain easily.

To Zhangjiajie National Forest Park : Zhangjiajie Train Station is next to Zhangjiajie Bus Station. You can take direct bus there to the three gates of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Wulingyuan, and Tianzi Mountain, respectively needing 40 minutes, 45 minutes, and 90 minutes. You could check Zhangjiajie Railway Station to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park for more details.

To Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport: Taking a bus to Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport will need about an hour, so the 20 minutes’ taxi will be a better choice.

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Zhangjiajie High Speed Train

Zhangjiajie has high speed trains to/from Changsha, Chongqing, Chengdu, etc. All the bullet trains arrive at and leave from Zhangjiajie West Railway Station. The station is in Shadi County, Yongding District, Zhangjiajie City. It is 5km away from the downtown area, 12km from Zhangjiajie Railway Station, 13km from Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport, and 18km from Zhangjiajie Wulingyuan Scenic Area. With the operation of Zhangjiajie high speed trains, it is much more time-saving to take a Zhangjiajie tour and more convenient to transfer between other cities.

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How to Plan a Zhangjiajie Tour

The main highlights of Zhangjiajie are Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Tianmen Mountain and the Glass Bridge. Generally speaking, it needs at least 3 days to explore Zhangjiajie. If you have a tight schedule, then you can try this 3 Days Zhangjiajie Natural Beauty Tour. It is a classic route that covers the famous Golden Whip Brook, Avatar-inspiring Yuanjiajie, and the stunning Tianzi Mountain. If you want to see Tianmen Mountain as well, the 4 Days Zhangjiajie Tour adds an extra day for you to fully explore both scenic areas. At Tianmen Mountain, you can experience the longest cableway in Asia with a length of 7200 meters and visit the natural mountain-penetrating Karst cave - Tianmen Cave. If you feel like walking on the largest and highest glass bridge hanging above the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, the 4 Days Zhangjiajie Exciting Adventure with Glass Bridge will take you not only to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Tianmen Mountain, but also the Glass Bridge.

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