Hangzhou – Huangshan by Bullet Train or Bus with Schedule

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This page explains how to travel between Hangzhou and Huangshan by direct high speed trains, or go via Shangrao by a connecting train if the only one direct train sells out. Furthure more, you can also go by bus from Hangzhou West Station to Huangshan Tunxi.

Hangzhou – Huangshan

  • Which Province: Hangzhou is in Zhejiang Province & Huangshan is in Anhui Province
  • How far is Huangshan from Hangzhou: The distance is 430 kilometers.
  • How to get from Hangzhou to Huangshan: By train, bus.

Map of High Speed Rails: Hangzhou – Huangshan

The railroads in red and orange are high speed rails for G and D trains, while the green railways are regular rails for T, K, Z trains. You high speed trains travel on this route: Hangzhou – Shangrao – Wuyuan – Huangshan.

New High Speed Rail: Hangzhou – Huangshan in 1.5 Hours

A new high speed rail (Hangzhou Huangshan Intercity Railway) linking Hangzhou and Huangshan is going to open on January 5, 2019, shortening the current travel time between Hangzhou East Railway Station and Huangshan North Railway Station from 3.5 hours to 1.5 hours. The intercity railway extends in east from Hangzhou East Station and Hangzhou South Station, passing through Fuyang, Tonglu, Jiande, Qiandaohu (Qiandao Lake), Sanyang, Jixi North, Shexian North then finally reachs Huangshan North in the west, accommodating high speed trains with a top speed of 250 km/h.

From January 5, 2019, there will be 33-36 high speed trains running between Hangzhou and Huangshan. New high speed timetable will be added online soon.

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If you have any questions on your Hangzhou – Huangshan train travel, just contact Jack at chinatrain12306@gmail.com, I’d love to offer help. Refer to ask Jack for more details.

Hangzhou – Huangshan by High Speed Train, 3-3.5 Hours

As of December, 2018, there are two daily high speed trains running between Hangzhou and Huangshan, using Hangzhou East Railway Station and Huangshan North Station.

Train Times, Ticket Fares & Duration  Check Online

Hangzhou to Huangshan high speed train (2 daily)
Trains From – To Dept – Arri Duration Ticket Fares (CNY)
1st Cls 2nd Cls Biz Cls
G1509 Hangzhou East to Huangshan North 09:49 – 13:15 3h26m 388.5 231 729
G1519 Hangzhou East to Huangshan North 19:13 – 22:15 3h02m 388.5 231 729
For a live schedule, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/
Huangshan to Hangzhou high speed train (2 daily)
Trains From – To Dept – Arri Duration Ticket Fares (CNY)
1st Cls 2nd Cls Biz Cls
G1517 Huangshan North to Hangzhou East 08:14 – 11:15 3h01m 388.5 231 729
G1507 Huangshan North to Hangzhou East 13:50 – 16:59 3h09m 388.5 231 729
For a live schedule, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

Hangzhou East Railway Station (HangzhouDong, 杭州东站) can be reached by metro line 1 and line 4 (at East Railway Station).

Huangshan North Railway Station (HuangshanBei, 黄山北站) can be reached by the local bus or taxi. More information at the page Huangshan North Train Station.

How to Buy Train Tickets

Where & When to buy

Buy at train stations: Foreign travellers can buy train tickets in any train stations in Hangzhou, including Hangzhou East, Hangzhou Railway Station, Hangzhou South, etc. Or buy in train stations in Huangshan: Huangshan North or Huangshan Railway Station with your passport. China train tickets go on sale in train stations 28 days prior to travel date.

Buy online: China train tickets go on sale online 30 days in advance, but don’t use the official China train ticketing site www.12306.cn as it doesn’t have an English version site available and it requires you to pay only with a Chinese bank card or any online mobile payment like WeChat Pay or Alipay. It doesn’t accept your foreign credit cards. Thus, you can turn to use a third-party site, who provides English version live China train timetables and offers online ticketing service. Below are two trusted online ticket agent, who get positive reviews on Trip Advisor or Trustpilot:

You can place your order anytime with the above online agents, who will buy the tickets for you once released. They can even deliver tickets to your hotel. They will also provide you professional help on how to get to the train station, how to ride a taxi or a metro, how to take your train or even offer one-to-one help when you run into trouble.

Hangzhou – Huangshan via Shangrao by High Speed Train, More Trains

You can have a flexible option with more high speed trains by splitting your journey: Hangzhou – Shangrao (Shangrao Railway Station) – Huangshan. Just get from Hangzhou/Huangshan to Shangrao first, then take a connecting train to Huangshan/Hangzhou. Remember to allow yourself at least 50 minutes connection time for catching your next train.

  • 1. Hangzhou to Shangrao (53 high speed trains daily) + Shangrao to Huangshan (17 daily)
  • 2. Huangshan to Shangrao (18 high speed trains daily) + Shangrao to Hangzhou (48 daily)

Train Frequecy, Ticket Fares & Travel Time  Check Online

1. Hangzhou to Shangrao to Huangshan high speed trains
Departure – Arrival Stations Train Frequency Train Type Duration Ticket Fares (CNY)
Biz Cls 1st Cls 2nd Cls
Hangzhou East to Shangrao 53 trains daily G and D train 1.5 – 2 hrs 494.5 263.5 156.5
Shangrao to Huangshan North 17 trains daily G train 40 – 55 mins 235 125.5 74.5
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/
2.Huangshan to Shangrao to Hangzhou high speed trains
Departure – Arrival Stations Train Frequency Train Type Duration Ticket Fares (CNY)
Biz Cls 1st Cls 2nd Cls
Huangshan North to Shangrao 18 trains daily G train 40 – 55 mins 235 125.5 74.5
Shangrao to Hangzhou East 48 trains daily G and D train 40 – 55 mins 494.5 263.5 156.5
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

Hangzhou – Huangshan by Bus

If you want to travel between Hangzhou and Huangshan, here is great resource for you: https://littlegreybox.net/2015/08/03/how-to-get-from-hangzhou-to-huangshan/ .

There are buses running between Hangzhou West Bus Station and Huangshan Bus Station in Tunxi, taking about 2.5-3 hours.

Others related rail route

Shanghai to Huangshan Train, Huangshan to Fenghuang, Huangshan to Guilin, Hangzhou to Suzhou train

Trusted Online Ticket Agents:

Option 1: China Highlights is a reliable online agency  for China train ticketing. They get positive reviews on TripAdvisor & Trustpilot. Sharon and her team help you buy tickets & plan rail routes even deliver tickets to your hotels with a service fee from $6.

Option 2: China DIY Travel  is also a trusted online ticketing agent & get recommended for their excellent service on TripAdvisor. Helen & her Australian husband, team are always helpful buying tickets for foreigners. ChinaTrain12306 users can use PROMO CODE “ct123” to reduce booking fees.

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