How to Get from Fenghuang Train Station to Ancient Town

Fenghuanggucheng to Fenghuang Old Town

Fenghuang Railway Station (or referred as Fenghuanggucheng Railway Station) serving Fenghuang County in Hunan Province was open for servince since December 6 of 2021, making it possible to travel to the famous water town Fenghuang Ancient Town by high speed train from lost of cities, including Changsha, Zhangjiajie, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Guilin, Beijing, Shanghai etc. Now a new question arises: how to travel from Fenghuang Railway Station to Fenghuang Ancient Town? Here Jack gets you the best way: by bus or by maglev train.

How far is Fenghuang Train Station from Ancient Town: the distance is about 10 km.

1. By Bus

3 public bus service lines had been introduced into Fenghuang Railway Station, along with the openning of the train station in December, 2021. So, when you arrive at Fenghuang Railway Station by a bullet train, you can just find the public bus to Chengbei Tourist Center to get to Fenghuang Ancient Town.

Routes Routes in Chinese Service Time Ticket Price one-way
Fenghuanggucheng Staion – Nanhuali 高铁站 – 南华里 07:00 – 22:30 CNY 7
Fenghuanggucheng Station – Qifeng Square 高铁站 – 奇峰广场 07:00 – 22:30 CNY 7
Fenghuanggucheng Station – Chengbei Tourist Service Center 高铁站 – 城北游客服务中心 07:00 – 22:30 CNY 7

2. By Fenghuang Maglev Train

In addition to public buses, you can also travel from Fenghuang Train Station to the ancient town by Fenghuang Maglev (under construction), a medium-low speed maglev rapid transit line in the future. The maglev train runs at speeds up to 100km/h, connecting Fenghuanggucheng Railway Station with Chengbei Tourist Center.

Maglev train station name Chinese Note
Fenghuanggucheng ralway Staion 磁悬浮高铁站
Chengbei Tourist Center 城北游客中心
Guchenglansheng 古城揽胜
Minsuyuan 民俗园

Ask Jack

Hi there. I am Jack Li, the author of ChinaTrain12306. I used to work for China’s largest online tour agency China Highlights for 4 years, where I helped foreign travelers plan rail routes & bought tickets. In 2015, I started this blog to follow my passion. Now I am blogging as a hobby, sharing train travel tips, news and answering questions on Trip Advisor forums. If you have any train travel questions, just send Jack an email.

High Speed Rail Maps

As of December 6 of 2021, there are high speed trains running to Fenghuang Gucheng Railway Station (serving Fenghuang Ancient Town) from Changsha, Zhangjiajie, Furongzhen, Huaihua, Jishou, even from Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, Wuhan, Zhengzhou, Shijiazhuang, Nanning, etc.

Fenghuanggucheng Train Station

Fenghuang Gucheng Railway Station (Fenghuanggucheng) is a railway station  that serves Fenghuang Acient Town in Xiangxi, Hunan Province of China. It is a train station on the Zhangjiajie - Jishou - Huaihua High Speed Railway, which is scheduled to open on December 6 of 2021, linking Changsha, Zhangjiajie, Fenghuang, Furongzhen Railway Station, Jishou, Huaihua in just 1 - 2 hours.

Fenghuang Gucheng Train Schedule

Bullet Trains to Fenghuang Gucheng
From Price (CNY )/ 2nd Cls Seat Duration Frequency (Daily) Train Type
Changsha South to Fenghuang Gucheng 175.5 1h55-2h15 9 G train
Zhangjiajie West to Fenghuang Gucheng 75 50m-60m 10 G train
Furongzhen to Fenghuang Gucheng 48 40m 6 G train
Huaihua South to Fenghuang Gucheng 23 30m 12 G train
Guangzhou South to Fenghuang Gucheng 505.5 5h20 3 G train
Shenzhen North to Fenghuang Gucheng 580 6h13 1 G train
Guilin to Fenghuang Gucheng 268.5 6h21 2 D train
Shanghai Hongqiao to Fenghuang Gucheng 645 8h07 1 G train
Beijing West to Fenghuang Gucheng 843.5 7.5-9.5h 2 G train
For a live schedule, just refer to China Highlights or China DIY Travel (Promo code: ct123)

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How to Get from Fenghuang Railway Station to Fenghuang Ancient Town ?

There are buses and maglev trains linking Fenghuanggucheng Train Station and Fenghuang Ancient Town.

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