Train to Zhangjiajie - Schedule, Distance, Duration & Price 2020/2021

At present, there are about 30 normal trains running to or passing through Zhangjiajie from many tourist cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Changsha, Shenzhen, Kunming, etc. All of the trains are K (up to 120 km/h) or T (up to 140 km/h) trains (high speed rail is under construction, get more real-time info of Zhangjiajie High Speed Train if you are interested), 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:

Route Train Type Distance Duration Frequency (per day) Price (RMB)
Beijing - Zhangjiajie K 1664km 23h ~ 26.5h 3 192 ~ 625
Shanghai - Zhangjiajie K 1573km 20h ~ 22.5h 2 189.5 ~ 527.5
Guangzhou - Zhangjiajie K 1104km 13.5h ~ 18.5h 3 163.5 ~ 542.5
Xi’an - Zhangjiajie T 1052km 17h49m 1 135.5 ~ 377.5
Shenzhen - Zhangjiajie K 1462km 17.5h ~ 20.5h 1 207.5 ~ 704.5
Hangzhou - Zhangjiajie K 1406km 17.5h ~ 20h 2 173.5 ~ 484.5
Kunming - Zhangjiajie K 1323km 18.5h ~ 19.5h 3 163.5 ~ 456.5
Nanning - Zhangjiajie K/T 936km 14h ~ 15h 2 119 ~ 337
Changsha - Zhangjiajie K 397km 5.5h 5 54.5 ~ 278.5
Yichang - Zhangjiajie K 290km 5h 2 43.5 ~ 141.5
Wuhan - Zhangjiajie K 796km 10h2m 1 98 ~ 275

 

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.

 

Top Tourist Cities to Zhangjiajie

Direct trains are available from many top tourist cities in China like Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Changsha to Zhangjaijie. 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

There are 3 daily trains from Beijing to Zhangjiajie. K267 starts from Beijing North Railway Station and the other two leave from Beijing Railway Station. For the long distance, you will need to stay a night on the train, so hard sleeper and soft sleeper are recommended. Check real-time scedules - Beijing - Zhangjiajie

Train No. Dep. Time Arr. Time Duration Price (RMB)
Hard Seat Hard Sleeper Soft Sleeper
K967 08:37 11:20 (+1) 26h43m 224 381/393/407 598/625
K267 13:22 12:26 (+1) 23h4m 192 328/339/351 515/537
K473 16:16 16:43 (+1) 24h27m 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
K807/K810 18:51 17:24 22h33m 189.5 322.5/333.5/343.5 504.5/527.5

 

Guilin to Zhangjiajie Train

At present, there is no direct train between Guilin and Zhangjiajie, but you can transfer in Changsha, Liuzhou, or Zhuzhou. According to the present train schedule, taking a Liuzhou transfer is the most recommended, because you can avoid arriving or leaving at an early hour such as 3:00 in the morning and take a relatively good rest on the overnight train. D1795 departs from Guilin North Railway Station and the other two are from Guilin Railway Station. The whole trip will need about 13 hours and the ticket price is from 136.5 to 390.5 RMB.

Train No. Dep. Time Arr. Time Transfer Train No. Dep. Time Arr. Time Total Duration
G2343 19:22 20:27 Liuzhou K748 21:03 08:11 12h49m
D1795 20:53 22:12 Liuzhou T282 23:33 10:06 13h13m
G2339 20:19 21:24 Liuzhou T282 23:33 10:06 13h47m

 

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)
Hard Seat Hard Sleeper Soft Sleeper
K9065/K9064 13:00 03:50 14h50m 172.5 295.5/307.5/318.5 484.5
K9006/K9007 17:24 11:50 18h26m 163.5 280.5/289.5/299.5 456.5
K9036/K9037 20:04 09:40 13h36m 172.5 295.5/307.5/318.5 542.5

 

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.

If you don’t want to worry about all the bothering transfer, you can consider choosing one of our Zhangjiajie Tour Packages. We will provide you with reliable drivers, comfortable vehicles, and professional tour guides. All you need to do is just fully enjoying your trip. For more details, please feel free to contact us.

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Zhangjiajie High Speed Train

Zhangjiajie high speed rail is still under construction and is planned to be put into use in 2021. At that time, the bullet trains will pass through 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 will be 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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