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How to Get to & around China Yichang

Get to/away Yichang

By Air

Yichang Airport & Flights

Yichang Airport, also called Yichang Sanxia Airport, is located 26 km from the city center. It has flights from/to Shanghai, Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Kunming, Hangzhou, Guiyang, Sanya, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and more cities. Some international flights connect the main cities of the nearby countries like Korea and Japan.

Transfer Tips: The shuttle buses run from the Yichang Airport to Qingjiang Hotel in the city center. The buses run all day round whenever there is a schedule flight arriving at the airport. It takes about 50 minutes.

>> Transfer between Yichang and Shanghai: by flights & trains

>> Transfer between Yichang and Guilin: by flights & trains

>> Yichang Aiport

Yichang Airport

Yichang Sanxia Airport

By Train

There are two railway stations - Yichang East Railway Station and Yichang Railway Station. Served by several railway lines, Yichang is well connected with Shanghai, Wuhan, Beijing, Xian, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. Yichang East Railway Station is used for high speed D-trains served from Yichang to Wuhan and extended east to Shanghai. Most of other train service both operates in Yichang Railway Station and Yichang East Railway Station.

Yichang to Wuhan High Speed Trains

It is very convenient from Yichang to Wuhan. From Yichang East Railway Station, it is serves D trains and G trains to Wuhan. Every day, there are more than 30 high speed trains from Yichang to Wuhan, stopping at Wuhan Railway Station, Hankou Railway Station and Wuchang Railway Station. It takes about 2 hours.

Yichang to Shanghai High Speed Trains

Every day, there are about 9 D-trains from Yichang East Railway Station to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. These trains are D3008 (06:40-15:15), D2214 (11:35-20:15), D958 (12:00-18:55), D2218 (12:55-21:20), D3074 (13:30-21:25), D954 (14:05-20:50), D638 (14:15-22:40), D354 (14:50-22:55), and D2208 (14:55-23:15). It takes about 7-8.5 hours.

>> Transfer between Yichang and Guilin: by bullet trains

>> Transfer between Yichang and Zhangjiajie: by trains & coaches

Yichang East Railway Station

Yichang East Railway Station

D Train from Yichang

D Train from Yichang

By Ship

Yichang, actually, is served as one of the most important cruise ports along Yangtze River. Visitors could take 4 days and 3 nights downstream cruise from Chongqing to Yichang. Or choose a Yangtze River cruise from Yichang to Chongqing, which takes 5 days and 4 nights.

Yichang Port

There are two ports in Yichang for Yangtze Cruise Ships. One is Taohuacun Port and the other is New Century Port. Your cruise agents will tell you more about which port to get aboard for different cruise ship will board at different cruise piers.

Yichang Cruise Port

Yichang Cruise Port

From / To New Century Port Taohuacun Port
Sanxia Airport 40-45 km, takes about 50-80 minutes 38-45 km, takes about 40-80 minutes
East Railway Station 20-25 km, takes about 40-50 minutes 20-23 km, takes about 30-45 minutes
Railway Station 10-20 km, takes about 25-40 minutes 10 km, takes about 20-30 minutes

Get around Yichang

By Taxi

The basic price is 5 Yuan for the flag-down rate, 1.2 Yuan per km for each additional kilometer. The best place to get a taxi is near the station, the airport, scenic spots, hotel as well as the taxi stands.

If you want to take a taxi near the Yichang cruise port, it can be hard to find one. And even at this cruise port, some drivers charge more than the normal price. It is suggested to use our private transfer service, that you will enjoy a worry free transfer from Yichang ports to city center.

Yichang Taxi

Taxi in Yichang


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