Changsha Airport – Zhangjiajie
How to Travel between Changsha Airport & Zhangjiajie
How far is Changsha Airport from Zhangjiajie: the distance is about 360 kilometers.
|Step 1||CSX Airport – Changsha South||Maglev train||30mins|
|Step 2||Changsha South – Changsha Station||Metro line 2||30mins|
|Step 3||Chagnsha Station – Zhangjiajie West||High speed train||3h|
|Step 4||Zhangjiajie West – Wulingyuan Park||Zhangjaijie West to Wulingyuan Bus||40mins|
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Changsha’s Maglev Express,started service in 2016, is Changsha’s Airport – Rail Link, which links Changsha Huanghua International Airport and the high speed railway station Changsha South Railway Station (Changshanan)in just 30 minutes. It is China’s second maglev line with a length of 18.5 kilometer, running at a speed of 120 km/h. The ticket fare is CNY20 between the Airport and South Railway Station.
If you want to travel between Changsha Airport and Changsha South, Changsha Maglev Express is your best option.
Changsha Maglev Train
|Station Name||Chinese Name||Connection||Note|
|Changshanan Station||磁浮高铁站||Metro Line 2, Line 4|
|Convention & Exhibition Center||会展中心||Not open|
|Automobile City||汽车城||Not open|
|Changsha Huanghua International Airport||磁浮机场||CSX Airport|
From Changsha South: After arriving at Changsha South by maglev express, you just change to metro line 2 to Railway Station (Changsha Railway Station) in just 30 minutes (7 stops). From Changsha Railway Station, there are C category high speed trains to Zhangjiajie West Railway Station.
From Changsha Railway Station: After your high speed train from Zhangjiajie West arrive at Changsha Railway Station, just connect to metro line 2 to Changsha South Railway Station, from where there are maglev express going to Changsha Airport.
|1||Railway Station||长沙火车站||Line 3, Line 2|
|4||Renmin East Road||人民东路|
|8||South Railway Station||长沙火车南站||Line 4, Line 2, Maglev express|
There are C category high speed trains linking Changsha Railway Station and Zhangjiajie West Railway Station in 2h40-3h30, as well as some normal trains K trains or T trains linking Changsha Station and Zhangjiajie West in 4 – 5.5 hours. Jack recommends you to take the C trains as they are faster and comfortable and affordable.
Timetable, Price & Duration
|Changsha – Zhangjiajie West by bullet train|
|Trains||From – To||Frequency||Duration||Ticket Fares (CNY)|
|2nd Cls||1st Cls||Biz Cls|
|C trains||Changsha – Zhangjiajie West||20||3h||105||171|
|C trains||Zhangjiajie West – Changsha||28||3h||110||179|
- Reference:Changsha to Zhangjiajie by train
- Station used: Changsha Railway Station, Zhangjiajie West Station(Zhangjiajiexi)
There are public bus linking Zhangjiajie West Railway Station and the worldwide famous attraction Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (Wulingyuan) in just 40 – 50 minutes. All these buses are using Zhangjiajie High Speed Rail Bus Terminal (Chinese name: 张家界高铁汽车客运站), which is next to Zhangjiajie West.
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