Mount Huangshan – Hangzhou by High Speed Train

Line 3 Introduction

High-speed trains provide a convenient and efficient mode of transportation for exploring the holy Mount Huangshan from Hangzhou City.

Railway Map

The high-speed trains from Hangzhou to Huangshan stop at Huangshan North Station (Huangshanbei), which is approximately 50 km from the southern gate of Huangshan Scenic Area, Tangkou. To reach Tangkou, you can take a bus from the adjacent Huangshan Tourism Passenger Transport Hub for about 23 yuan, with a travel time of around 50 minutes.

Hangzhou – Huangshan Train Schedule

Departure Station Arrival Station Departure Frequency Average Duration 2nd Cls 1st Cls Biz Cls
Hangzhou East Station Huangshan North 15 trains/day 1h21min – 1h59min ¥112 ¥181.5 ¥357.5
Hangzhou West Station Huangshan North 8 trains/day 1h21min – 1h59min ¥112 ¥181.5 ¥357.5
Hangzhou South Station Huangshan North 1 train/day 1h21min – 1h59min ¥112 ¥181.5 ¥357.5
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There are 24 daily high-speed train services from Hangzhou to Huangshan, with 15 departing from Hangzhou East Station, 8 from Hangzhou West Station, and 1 from Hangzhou South Station. All trains stop at Huangshan North Station, with journey times ranging from 1 hour and 21 minutes to 1 hour and 59 minutes. Ticket prices are 112 yuan for second class, 181.5 yuan for first class, and 357.5 yuan for business class.

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Departure Station Arrival Station Departure Frequency Average Duration 2nd Cls 1st Cls Biz Cls
Huangshan North Hangzhou East Station 15 trains/day 1h23min – 2h04min ¥112 ¥181.5 ¥357.5
Huangshan North Hangzhou West Station 8 trains/day 1h23min – 2h04min ¥112 ¥181.5 ¥357.5
Huangshan North Hangzhou South Station 2 trains/day 1h23min – 2h04min ¥112 ¥181.5 ¥357.5
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From Huangshan to Hangzhou, there are 25 daily high-speed train services, all departing from Huangshan North Station. 15 of these trains arrive at Hangzhou East Station, 8 at Hangzhou West Station, and 2 at Hangzhou South Station. The journey takes approximately 1 hour and 23 minutes to 2 hours and 4 minutes, with the same ticket prices as the Hangzhou to Huangshan route.

Bus to Tangkou from Huangshan North

Huangshan Tourism Passenger Transport Hub
From Huangshan North Station to Tangkou, you can take the bus from the nearby Huangshan Tourism Passenger Transport Hub, which runs from 8:00 to 20:20 every day, every 30 minutes in peak season and every hour in low season, the fare is 23 yuan per person, and the journey takes 50 minutes.

Huangshan North Railway Station

Huangshan North Station (Huangshanbei Station) is located in Xixi South Town, Huizhou District, Huangshan City, Anhui Province. It opened on June 28, 2015, along with the Hefei – Fuzhou High Speed Railway Line. The station is about 10 km from the old Huangshan Railway Station, 11 km from Tunxi District (the city government location), 50 km from Huangshan Scenic Area, and only 7 km from Tunxi International Airport.

If you want to travel by train to Huangshan, you need to know that there are three train stations in Huangshan City:

Among them, Huangshan North Station and Huangshan West Station are high-speed train stations, while Huangshan Station is a old train station for slow trains. Huangshanxi Station is currently under construction and is expected to open in 2024.

Hangzhou’s Railway Hubs

Hangzhou boasts four major railway hubs: Hangzhou East Station, Hangzhou West Station, Hangzhou Station, and Hangzhou South Station.

Hangzhoudong Station

Hangzhou East Station (Hangzhoudong Railway Station) is located at No. 2 Quanfuqiao Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. It is the most comprehensive transportation hub in Hangzhou. The station has 15 platforms, 28 platform faces, and 30 tracks, with provisions for a future maglev line. Construction began on April 1, 1992, and the station was expanded and renovated on December 27, 2008. The revamped Hangzhou East Station commenced operations on July 1, 2013.

Hangzhou East by Metro:

  • Travelers can take Metro Lines 1 and Line 4 to reach Hangzhou East Railway Station.
  • Metro Lines 6 and Line 19 also serve the station, with a separate station called “East Railway Station (East Square)”.

Hangzhouxi Station

Hangzhou West Station (Hangzhouxi Railway Station) is located in Cangqian Street, Yuhang District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. It serves as a junction for the Hangzhou–Huangshan Intercity Railway and the Hangzhou–Wenzhou High-Speed Railway. The station opened on September 22, 2022, and has 11 platforms and 20 tracks. The total built-up area is approximately 510,000 square meters, equivalent to about 70 standard football fields. From Hangzhou West Station, travelers can take high-speed trains to destinations such as Huangshan, Nanjing, Hefei, Qiandao Lake, Lianyungang, Fuyang, Yancheng, and others, as well as trains to Wuhan, Zhengzhou, Xi’an, Chongqing, Chengdu, Nanchang, Xiamen, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen.

Hangzhou West by Metro:

  • Below Hangzhou West Station is the Train West Station metro stop, where travelers can transfer to two metro lines: Metro Line 3 and Metro Line 19.

Hangzhounan Station

Located at No. 238 Zhanqian Road, Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou South Station has been transformed into a hub with 7 platforms and 21 tracks, featuring east and west squares. It integrates high-speed trains, regular trains, metro, buses, and long-distance coaches. Currently, six railway lines pass through Hangzhou South Station, including the Shanghai–Kunming High-Speed Railway (Hangzhou–Changsha section), Hangzhou–Ningbo High-Speed Railway, Shanghai–Kunming Railway, Xiaoshan–Ningbo Railway, and the Xiaoshan–Zhejiang Liaison Line, covering various directions such as Ningbo, Jinhua, and Shanghai.

Hangzhou South Station has two squares, east and west. The east square, serving as the main square, includes a hub control center, a bus hub station, and interchange for Metro Lines 5 and Line 11. In the future, it will be the primary transportation distribution square for Hangzhou South Station.

How to Buy Train Tickets Online

There are several ways to book your train tickets online. Just remember that booking herizon for train tickets opens 15 days before your travel date. It is recommended to book you tickets as soon as possible in advance to secure your seat at your desired departure time.

1. Book with China Highlights is a trusted online ticket agent who get possitive reviews & is  often recommended on Trip Advisor forum. They offer real-time train schedule online, English-language support, They can also provide assistance in case of any issues with your tickets or travel or when you’re running into trouble. Even they can deliver tickets to your hotel in advance. You can place orders with them any time. They are helpful, especially when you’re not familiar with the China’s transportation system or do not speak Chinese.

2. Book with Official 12306 China Railway is the offcial website of China Railway, which now has supported English. It also provides an offcial ticketing (English version) App – Tielu 12306 for both iOS and Android.

Jack’s friendly reminder: In the official site, you can enter “huangshanbei” as Huangshan North Station, and “hangzhoudong” as Hangzhou East Station, “hangzhouxi” as Hangzhou West Station, “hangzhounan” as Hangzhou South Station.

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.

Option 2:  is an internatioal brand owned by Ctrip Group, China's largest online travel booking platform. offers booking service for flight, train, hotel, activities, etc