There are 9 ways to get from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain by subway, plane, cable car, taxi, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 2 subway to Shanghai Pudong, fly to Dayong, cable car  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from West Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
  2. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Dayong (DYG) PVG - DYG
  3. Take the cable car from Tianmen Mountain Cableway Lower Station to Tianmen Mountain Cableway Top Station

$173 - $463

Cheapest option

Train #2  •  26 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai South to Huaihua K79 / ...
  2. Take the train from Huaihua to Zhangjiajie K2288 / ...

$57 - $66

7 alternative options

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong  •  6 h 56 min

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

$315 - $725

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Changde, taxi  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Changde (CGD) SHA - CGD
  2. Take a taxi from Changde to Tianmen Mountain

$281 - $741

Line 2 subway, train to Hangzhou, fly to Dayong, cable car  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Jingan Temple to Shanghai Hongqiao
  2. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  3. Fly from Hangzhou (HGH) to Dayong (DYG) HGH - DYG
  4. Take the cable car from Tianmen Mountain Cableway Lower Station to Tianmen Mountain Cableway Top Station

$137 - $651

Train, bus  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha South Shanghai-Guangzhou / ...
  2. Take the bus from Changsha station to Wulingyuan WLYcs

$105 - $124

Train  •  13 h 28 min

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

$79 - $98

Train via Suzhou  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Suzhou
  2. Take the train from Suzhou to Yichang East
  3. Take the train from Yichang East to Zhangjiajie

$88 - $115

Drive  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain 837.6 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain is to train which costs ¥390 - ¥460 and takes 26 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain is to line 2 subway and fly and cable car which costs ¥1100 - ¥3200 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Tianmen Mountain is 1083 km. The road distance is 1340.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain, including transfers.

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There are 246+ hotels available in Tianmen Mountain. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain.
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  • Distance: 676.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Tianmen Mountain, China?

China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain via Yichang East, Yichang East, Zhangjiajie, and Tianmen Mountain Cableway Lower Station in around 13 h 28 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Dayong via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Dayong via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Yinchuan
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Xiamen, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Hangzhou to Dayong via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Dayong
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Xi An
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Yantai
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Hangzhou to Dayong
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Dayong via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Dayong via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Xiamen, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Hangzhou to Dayong via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Dayong
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Kunming
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Hangzhou to Dayong
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Dayong
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Hangzhou to Dayong
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 Dayong
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Dayong
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changde
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Joy Air
Website
joy-air.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
Shanghai Metro
Website
shmetro.com
Subway from West Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
Subway from Jingan Temple to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
cable car
Cable car from Tianmen Mountain Cableway Lower Station to Tianmen Mountain Cableway Top Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
cits-sz.net
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$24 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$70 - $85
1st Class Seat
$110 - $140
Business Class Seat
$220 - $260
Train from Shanghai to Suzhou
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $13
1st Class Seat
$16 - $19
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $65
1st Class Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Suzhou to Yichang East
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $65
1st Class Seat
$70 - $100
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Yichang East to Zhangjiajie
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$9 - $14
Hard Sleeper
$18 - $26
Soft Sleeper
$28 - $40
Train from Shanghai South to Huaihua
Ave. Duration
21 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$25 - $29
Hard Sleeper
$45 - $55
Soft Sleeper
$70 - $85
Train from Huaihua to Zhangjiajie
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$8 - $14
Hard Sleeper
$17 - $25
Soft Sleeper
$26 - $40
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Changsha station to Wulingyuan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Changde to Tianmen Mountain
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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