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Huangshan Transportation

As a popular tourist destination in China, Huangshan has a convenient transportation.


Huangshan Airport (or Tunxi Airport)

Huangshan Airport is a first class national airport. Planes such as the Boeing 737 and MD 90 can take off and land there. There are flights to Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Hefei, Tianjin, Haikou, Shenzhen, Fuzhou, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Xi'an, Guilin, Kunming, Xiamen, Zhuhai, Hong Kong, and Macau

The air ticket offices are located on Huashan Road, Tunxi District, near Christ Church and Huangshan International Hotel.

Location: Tunxi District, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from the center of Huangshan City.

Airport Inquiries: 0559-2934111/4144

Bus between airport and city center: Bus 18 and Bus 19. 7:00–17:30, 2 yuan.

Other option: It costs 5 yuan to take the airport shuttle bus, or 15 yuan for a taxi from the airport to the central Huangshan City.

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Huangshan Railway Station

The Wan-Gan railway runs through Huangshan City from Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao, Nanjing, and Hefei in the north to Jingdezhen, Nanchang, Xiamen, Yingtan and Fuzhou in the south.

Huangshan High Speed Railway is Open! The bullet trains take only 6½ hours to Beijing, 4½ Hours to Shanghai, 3½ hours to Hangzhou, 1½ hours to Wuyi Mountain, and 7 hours to Guangzhou. Please see our Train Ticket Booking Service for more information.

Location: Qianyun North Road, center Huangshan

Bus between railway station and city center: Bus 6, 9, 12

After you arrive at the station, it's convenient to take bus at the exit to the Yellow Mountains. It's about 70 minutes' drive.

Direct bus: Tunxi–Tangkou, Tunxi–Taiping (via Tangkou), 5:30–17:30, leave every half hour, about 20 yuan (3.5 USD) a person

Taxi: 100–200 yuan (16–33 USD)  

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Road travel to Huangshan City is convenient. Huangshan is connected with nearby major tourist destinations, such as Shanghai,Hangzhou and Nanjing via expressway.

Huangshan City Bus station (Tunxi Bus Station)

Location: Huangshan East Road

The railway station is about 10 minutes away from bus station. It takes around 9 hours to get to Shanghai from Huangshan City and about 3 hours to Hangzhou. There are direct buses from Hangzhou to Huangshan Scenic Area, which take about 3 hours 45 minutes.

There are buses to the front gate of Huangshan Scenic Area (Tangkou) every five minutes by day. The journey takes about 1 hour 30 minutes.

Distance between Tunxi and nearby Attractions

From Huangshan Tangkou Bus Station to Nearby Cities

Destination Departure Time Approximate Ticket Price Approximate Duration
Shanghai South Long-Distance Bus Station 06:30, 13:30, 15:30 and 16:30 140 yuan 6 hours
Hangzhou West Bus Station 06:30, 07:30, 14:30, 15:30 and 16:30 100 yuan 4 hours
Hefei East Bus Station 07:30, 09:30, 15:30, 16:00 and 16:30 93 yuan 5 hours
Wuhan Fujiapo Bus Station 08:30 (soft seat) and 17:35 (soft berth) 190 yuan (soft seat) and 235 yuan (soft berth)
Jiuhuashan 06:30, 14:00 and 16:30 65 yuan
Jiujiang City in Jiangxi Province 07:30 130 yuan 6 hours
Wuyuan 12:00 70 yuan

Transportation at Yellow Mountain Scenic Area


Yellow Mountain Bus Station is located on National Route 205 at Tangkou Town. It's 64 kilometers away from Huangshan City (Tunxi) Bus Station. It takes 1 hour 30 minutes. People need take a bus or taxi from Tangkou to the Ciguang (Kind Light) Pavilion for the Jade Screen Cableway or Yungu (Cloud Valley) Temple for Yungu Cableway. Tickets are 10 yuan.

There are long-distance coaches direct to Shanghai, Nanjing, Zhenjiang, Yangzhou, Wuxi, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Huzhou, Hefei, Huainan, Bengbu, Ma'anshan, Wuhu, Anqing, Tongling, Jiuhua Mountain, Shexian, Jingdezhen and Jiujiang.


The starting price for taxis in Huangshan City is 5 yuan. After 3 kilometers (2 miles), it's 1.5 yuan every kilometer. There are many human-powered tricycles in front of the railway station. It's usually 2 yuan per person. It takes about 6 minutes to take a taxi from the railway station to Tunxi Old Street.

A taxi to Yungu (Cloud Valley) Cablecar Station costs 30 yuan from city center.

Transportation from Huangshan City to Thousand Islets Lake near Hangzhou City

Huangshan City is about 180kilometers (112 miles) from Thousand Islets Lake near Hangzhou City. There is no direct transportation between the two. Travelers can take ships to get to Thousand Islets Lake. Travelers can first get to Shendu Dock (深渡码头), where they can take ships to Thousand Islets Island.

Passenger ships depart at 7:40 and 11:30, and it takes 5 hours to get to Thousand Islets Lake. Tourist ships are also available, which are more expensive but they include visits onto some islands along the journey.