Zhangjiajie West Train Station: High Speed Railway Station in Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajiexi Train Station

Zhangjiajie West Railway Station (Zhangjiajie Xi Train Station, 张家界西站) is a high speed train station located in north Yongding District of Zhangjiajie City, Hunan Province. It is just 5 km from central Zhangjiajie, 9 km north of Tianmenshan and 18 km from Wulingyuan Scenic Area.

Zhangjiajie West Railway Staton begun operation on December 26 in 2019, making it possible to travel between Changsha and Zhangjiajie by high speed trains. Currently, there are 12 daily high speed trains linking Zhangjiajie West Station and Changsha Railway Station in just 3 hours.
Just be noted that Zhangjiajie now has two train stations, Zhangjiajie West for high speed trains and the old Zhangjiajie Railway Station for ordinary trains.

As of May, 2020, there are no direct bullet trains linking Zhangjiajie with Beijing, Shanghai, Huangshan, Guilin, Yangshuo, Xian, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Chengdu or Chongqing yet. You will have to make a transfer at Changsha. See how to do it here.

Zhangjiajie Rail Network Map

Train Schedule

Trains from Zhangjiajie West
Destinations Price (CNY) Duration Frequency (Daily) Train Type
Changsha 115 3h 12 C train
Changde 60 1h10 12 C train
Chongqing North 69 6h 4 K train
Chengdu 184 9.5h 1 K train
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Getting to Wulingyuan, Tianmenshan

Zhangjiajie High Speed Rail Bus Terminal is going to open routes to major scenic spots in Zhangjiajie in May of 2020. More information will be added soon.

Zhangjiajie High Speed Rail Bus Terminal

Zhangjiajie High Speed Rail Bus Terminal (Chinese name: 张家界高铁汽车客运站), which is next to Zhangjiajie West Railway Station started service on May Day, 2020. It mainly serves as a comprehensive transport hub. It has bus services to or from Wulingyuan, Cili, Sangzhi, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Tianzishan (Zhonghu), Jiangya, etc, which makes it conveniently for travellers who arrive by bullet train at Zhangjiajie West Railway Station to catch a bus to different scenic areas. Meanwhile, travellers from different scenic ares can also take bus to Zhangjiajie High Speed Rail Terminal and walk to Zhangjiajie West to catch your high speed trains.

ReferenceZhangjiajie West Train Station to Wulingyuan by bus

From Guilin & Yangshuo to Zhangjiajie by Bullet Trains

From Guilin: Take a high speed train from Guilin North to Changsha South in 3-3.5 hrs, then transfer to Changsha Railway Station to catch a C category high speed train to Zhangjiajie West.

From Yangshuo: Take a high speed train from Yangshuo Railway Station to Guilin North first, then another train to Changsha South. Transfer from Changsha South to Changsha Train Station and catch a C type high speed train to Zhangjiajie West.

From Hong Kong, Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie by bullet trains

No direct high speed trains available. You will have to make a transfer in Changsha. Just travel from Hong Kong West Kowloon Station or Guangzhou South Station to Changsha South first, then transfer to Changsha Railway Station to catch a high speed train to Zhangjiajie West Station. As seen in Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie by high speed train and Hong Kong to Zhangjiajie by high speed train pages.

How to Get to Zhangjiajie West Station

By bus

There are public buses connecting Zhangjiajie West Railway Station with city urban area. You can take no.16 (Zhangjiajie East Bus Station – Zhangjiajie West Train Station), 17 (Zhangjiajie Railway Station – Zhangjiajie West Station), 4 (Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport – Zhangjiajie West), as well as bus 5 and bus 15 to get to Zhangjiajie West Station.

Zhangjiajie West Station to Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport

The best way to travel from Zhangjiajie West Train Station to Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport is by taxi. A taxi ride from West Station to Airport is just about 20 minutes and from CNY 30.

Public bus 4 also links Zhangjiajie West Station and Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport in just 1h10.

Zhangjiajie to Changsha Airport

Just refer to Zhangjiajie to Changsha Airport.

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