Directions from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie

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Recommended option

Fly from Shanghai Pudong  •  4 h 33 min

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

$150 - $440

Cheapest option

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

$54

5 alternative options

Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao  •  6 h 8 min

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

$292 - $702

Train to Hangzhou, fly  •  6 h 5 min

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

$125 - $634

Train via Nanjing south  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Nanjing South Station
  2. Take the train from Nanjing south to Yichang East
  3. Take the train from Yichang East to Zhangjiajie

$68 - $98

Train  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Yichang East D2212 / ...
  2. Take the train from Yichang East to Zhangjiajie K1610 / ...

$55 - $81

Drive  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie 823.8 miles

$110 - $180

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

Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and three other airlines fly from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie via Hongqiao station, Shanghai Hongqiao Station, Nanjing South Station, Nanjing south, and Yichang East in around 11 h 56 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
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 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 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 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
Joy Air
Website
joy-air.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Dayong via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
Train from Nanjing south to Yichang East
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $55
1st Class Seat
$55 - $80
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Yichang East
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $65
1st Class Seat
$65 - $95
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Nanjing South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$23 - $27
1st Class Seat
$37 - $42
Business Class Seat
$70 - $85
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Yichang East to Zhangjiajie
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$9 - $15
Hard Sleeper
$19 - $28
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $45
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiashan
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
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
$42
Schedules at
checi.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Shanghai and Zhangjiajie is 1080 km. The road distance is 1318 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie is to bus which costs ¥347 and takes 19 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie is to fly which takes 4 h 33 min and costs ¥950 - ¥2900.

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.

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Shanghai to Zhangjiajie, including transfers.