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There are 9 ways to get from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain by subway, plane, cable car, 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.

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

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

$172 - $463

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Train  •  21 h 8 min

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

$49 - $52

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Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao  •  7 h 15 min

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

$314 - $725

Line 10 subway, train to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, fly, cable car  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 10 subway from South Shaanxi Road Station to Shanghai Hongqiao
  2. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  3. Fly from Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) to Zhangjiajie Hehua (DYG) HGH - DYG
  4. Take the cable car from Tianmen Mountain Cableway Lower Station to Tianmen Mountain Cableway Top Station

$137 - $646

Line 10 subway, train to Nanjing, fly, cable car  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 10 subway from South Shaanxi Road Station to Shanghai Hongqiao
  2. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing South Station
  3. Fly from Nanjing (NKG) to Zhangjiajie Hehua (DYG) NKG - DYG
  4. Take the cable car from Tianmen Mountain Cableway Lower Station to Tianmen Mountain Cableway Top Station

$120 - $408

Train, bus  •  11 h 23 min

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

$114 - $129

Train China Railways D-Class  •  13 h 17 min

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

$79 - $99

Bus  •  22 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai to Anqing
  2. Take the bus from Anqing to Wuhan
  3. Take the bus from Wuhan Jinjiadun Bus Terminal to Zhangjiajie

$93

Drive  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain 837.6 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain is to train which costs ¥340 - ¥370 and takes 21 h 8 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 ¥1200 - ¥3300 and takes 5 h 5 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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The best way to get from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 23 min and costs ¥750 - ¥900.

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

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain is to fly which takes 7 h 15 min and costs ¥2100 - ¥5500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥550 - ¥700 and takes 13 h 17 min, you could also bus, which costs ¥647 and takes 22 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain is 1340 km. It takes approximately 13 h 55 min to drive from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain.

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

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There are 221+ hotels available in Tianmen Mountain. Prices start at $18 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 5 min

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

China Southern Airlines, Air China and six other airlines fly from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shanghai to Tianmen Mountain via Yichang East, Zhangjiajie, and Tianmen Mountain Cableway Lower Station in around 13 h 17 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Shenzhen, Changsha
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Nanjing to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Changsha
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Kunming
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Flights from Nanjing to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $750
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Xi An
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Zhangjiajie Hehua
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Zhangjiajie Hehua via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
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
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 South Shaanxi Road Station to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
22 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
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$23 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$23 - $27
1st Class Seat
$37 - $42
Business Class Seat
$70 - $85
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 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 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $12
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $19
1st Class Seat
$17 - $25
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 - $100
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 Lituo to Zhangjiajie
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Wuhan Jinjiadun Bus Terminal to Zhangjiajie
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Trip 8080
Website
anqing.trip8080.com
Bus from Shanghai to Anqing
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
anqing.trip8080.com
Bus from Anqing to Wuhan
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
anqing.trip8080.com

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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 ¥3 - ¥4.

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