There are 9 ways to get from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Shanghai Pudong  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Zhangjiajie Hehua (DYG) PVG - DYG

$149 - $440

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Train  •  20 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai South to Zhangjiajie Station Shanghai / ...

$26 - $30

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Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Zhangjiajie Hehua (DYG) SHA - DYG

$291 - $702

Train to Hangzhou, fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  2. Fly from Hangzhou (HGH) to Zhangjiajie Hehua (DYG) HGH - DYG

$114 - $623

Train to Nanjing, fly  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Nanjing South
  2. Fly from Nanjing (NKG) to Zhangjiajie Hehua (DYG) NKG - DYG

$107 - $363

Train, bus  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha South Shanghai-Guangzhou / ...
  2. Take the bus from Changsha West to Zhangjiajie Csxzjj

$90 - $105

Train China Railways D-Class  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station to Yichang East Shanghai
  2. Take the train from Yichang East to Zhangjiajie Xiangyang / ...

$56 - $75

Bus  •  19 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiashan
  2. Take the bus from Xitang to Hangzhou Keyun Zhongxin
  3. Take the bus from Hangzhou Keyun Zhongxin to Zhangjiajie

$51

Drive  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie 823.8 miles

$110 - $180

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No, there is no direct bus from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie. However, there are services departing from Shanghai Zongzhan and arriving at Zhangjiajie via Xitang and Hangzhou Keyun Zhongxin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shanghai South and arriving at Zhangjiajie Station station. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 20 h 21 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Zhangjiajie is 1080 km. The road distance is 1318.1 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie, including transfers.

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Shanghai to Zhangjiajie bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Shanghai Zongzhan station.

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Shanghai to Zhangjiajie train services, operated by China Railways D-Class, arrive at Shanghai Station.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 30 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Shanghai to Zhangjiajie bus services, operated by Checi, arrive at Zhangjiajie station.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie.
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  • Distance: 675.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Zhangjiajie, China?

Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and two other airlines fly from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie via Yichang East in around 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Yinchuan
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Nanjing to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Xi An
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Yantai
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Hangzhou to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Nanjing to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $750
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Kunming
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Hangzhou to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Flights from Nanjing to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $750
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Hangzhou to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Joy Air
Website
joy-air.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Nanjing to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$24 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
Train from Shanghai to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $29
1st Class Seat
$39 - $45
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$70 - $85
1st Class Seat
$110 - $140
Business Class Seat
$220 - $260
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
Train from Shanghai Station to Yichang East
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $65
1st Class Seat
$65 - $95
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Yichang East to Zhangjiajie
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$9 - $14
Hard Sleeper
$18 - $26
Soft Sleeper
$27 - $40
Train from Shanghai South to Zhangjiajie Station
Ave. Duration
20 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $30
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$26 - $30
Hard Sleeper
$45 - $55
Soft Sleeper
$75 - $85
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Changsha West to Zhangjiajie
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiashan
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Xitang to Hangzhou Keyun Zhongxin
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Checi
Website
checi.org
Bus from Hangzhou Keyun Zhongxin to Zhangjiajie
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
checi.org

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Shanghai to Zhangjiajie train services, operated by China Railways K-Class, arrive at Zhangjiajie station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Zhangjiajie is 1318 km. It takes approximately 13 h 30 min to drive from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie.

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Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport.

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There are 334+ hotels available in Zhangjiajie. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 18 min and costs .

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