Mount Huangshan – Shanghai by High Speed Train


Traveling between Shanghai and Huangshan by high-speed train is a convenient and efficient option for foreign tourists exploring the beauty of Yellow Mountain.

Railway Map

All high-speed trains to Huangshan arrive at Huangshan North Station (Huangshanbei), which is approximately 50 km  from the southern gate of Huangshan Scenic Area, located in Tangkou. To reach the scenic area from Huangshan North Station, you can take a shuttle bus from the adjacent Huangshan Tourism Passenger Transport Hub. The bus fare to Tangkou is ¥23, and the journey takes about 50 minutes.

Shanghai – Huangshan Train Schedule

Departure Station Arrival Station Departure Frequency Average Duration 2nd Cls 1st Cls Biz Cls
Shanghai Station Huangshan North 3 /day 2h22 – 3h27 ¥191 ¥306.5 ¥574.5
Shanghai Hongqiao Huangshan North 12 /day 2h22 – 3h27 ¥191 ¥306.5 ¥574.5
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There are 15 daily high-speed train services from Shanghai to Huangshan. 3 of these depart from Shanghai Station, while the remaining 12 depart from Shanghai Hongqiao Station. All trains stop at Huangshan North Station. The journey takes between 2 hours 22 minutes to 3 hours 27 minutes

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Departure Station Arrival Station Departure Frequency Average Duration 2nd Cls 1st Cls Biz Cls
Huangshan North Shanghai Station 2 /day 2h27 – 3h33 ¥191 ¥306.5 ¥574.5
Huangshan North Shanghai Hongqiao Station 12 /day 2h27 – 3h33 ¥191 ¥306.5 ¥574.5
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For the return trip, there are 14 daily high-speed train services from Huangshan to Shanghai. All depart from Huangshan North Station (Huangshanbei), with two arriving at Shanghai Station and the remaining 12 at Shanghai Hongqiao Station. The journey duration and ticket prices are similar to the outbound trip.

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.

Shanghai Hongqiao Station & Shanghai Station

Shanghai Hongqiao Station is located at 1500 Shengui Road, Minhang District, Shanghai. Passengers can take Shanghai Metro Lines 2, 10, or 17 to reach Shanghai Hongqiao Station.

Shanghai Railway Station is located in Jing’an District on Moling Road, adjacent to the Shanghai Long-Distance Bus Terminal.  Passengers can take Shanghai Metro Lines 1, 3, or 4 to reach Shanghai 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 “shanghaihongqiao” as Shanghai Hongqiao Railway 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

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