Zhangjiajie is located in northwest Hunan Province, it is 350 km away from Changsha,capital city of Hunan Province. Visitors can take train, bus,or flight to Zhangjiajie form Changsha, or to Changsha from Zhangjiajie.
How to choose between Changsha – Zhangjiajie Train, Flight and Bus?
Except rail service, flight and bus service can also be used for this trip. Travelers can compare advantages and disadvantages of each options listed below for a better arrangement.
|Price||CNY54.5 – CNY277.5||Around CNY120 – CNY140||Around CNY300 – CNY990|
|Duration||4.5 – 6h||4.5 – 5h||1h|
|Departures Frequency||7 pairs a day from early morning till late night||Around every 30 to 60 minutes from 7am to 7pm||4 pairs a day|
|Punctuality||Usually on time||Can be influenced by traffic||Can be influenced by weather|
|Moving Space||Larger, especially the sleeper carriages||limited leg space||limited leg space|
|Others||Tickets under great demands||Hard to book a ticket in advance||Airports are far from city centers|
Changsha – Zhangjiajie High Speed Trains
The Changsha – Zhangjiajie High Speed Railway is a section of Qinjiang-Changde High Speed Railway. It is planned to put into service around year 2019. By then, taking a high speed train from Changsha to Zhangjiajie or vice versa will take around 1 to 2 hours only. Once the bullet trains from Changsha to Zhangjiajie become available, these high speed rides will surely become the most competitive option.