How to Travel from Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie

Written by Vivian Updated Aug. 26, 2021

Zhangjiajie is 990 kilometers (or 615 miles) from Guangzhou. Is it better to fly or take the train? Travel for speed and comfort, taking a direct flight is the best way to get from Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie.

Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie Travel Map

Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie Flight

We recommend you fly from Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie directly because there are two fast and convenient nonstop flights every day. It takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes on the average price of 980 CNY.

The journey starts from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) and ends at Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport (DYG). Be aware, there aren’t any direct buses to get from Zhangjiajie’s airport to Wulingyuan.

Many travelers choose to stay in Wulingyuan when touring Zhangjiajie because many must-see attractions of Zhangjiajie have located nearby this area, such as Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Baofeng Lake, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, and the Glass Bridge.

Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie Train

We do not recommend traveling from Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie by train unless you don’t mind spending over 10 hours on slow trains with very limited space and no English-speaking staff or signage.

If you’re a budget traveler and have plenty of time, here’s a Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie train schedule for your reference:

Train Number Departure Station to Arrival Station Duration Seat Type
K192 10:56 Guangzhou → 23:43 Zhangjiajie West 12h47m Hard Seat: 135.5 CNY
Hard Sleeper: 232.5 CNY
Soft Sleeper: 414.5 CNY
K9064 12:54 Guangzhou → 03:14 +1 Zhangjiajie 14h20m Hard Seat: 172.5 CNY
Hard Sleeper: 295.5 CNY
K688 16:35 Guangzhou → 05:06 +1 Zhangjiajie West 12h31m Hard Seat: 135.5 CNY
Hard Sleeper: 232.5 CNY
T8302 20:12 Guangzhou → 07:53 +1 Zhangjiajie West 11h41m Hard Sleeper: 270.5 CNY
Soft Sleeper: 478.5 CNY
K9006 20:32 Guangzhou → 08:30 +1 Zhangjiajie West 11h58m Hard Sleeper: 270.5 CNY
Soft Sleeper: 424.5 CNY


Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie High-Speed Train

There is no direct high-speed train taking you from Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie. If you want high-speed train travel, you will need to transfer at some point, and transferring to Changsha is the best option.

Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie via Changsha Departure Arrival Duration Frequency Daily Price
Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie Guangzhou South Railway Station Changsha South Railway Station Within 3 hours 105 departures from 06:23 to 21:00 314 CNY
Changsha to Zhangjiajie Changsha Railway Station Zhangjiajie West Railway Station About 3 hours 18 departures from 7:00 to 20:55 138 CNY


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