Huangshan Airport is located in Tunxi District, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from the center of Huangshan City. Huangshan Airport is a first class national airport. Planes such as the Boeing 737 and MD 90 can take off and land there.
It costs 5 yuan to take the shuttle bus or 15 yuan for a taxi from the airport to the central Huangshan City. The air ticket offices are located on Huashan Road, Tunxi District, near Christ Church and Huangshan International Hotel. There are flights to Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Hefei, Tianjin, Haikou, Shenzhen, Fuzhou, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Xi'an, Guilin, Kunming, Xiamen, Zhuhai, Hong Kong, and Macau.
Airport Inquiries: 0559-2934111/4144
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 Railway Station is on Qianyuan North Road, Tunxi District.
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 is on Huangshan East Road. The railway station is about 10 minutes away. 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
- Tunxi to Yellow Mountain Scenic Area (through Wan'an and Qiankou): 64 kilometers (40 miles)
- Tunxi to Yellow Mountain Scenic Area (through Yanshi and Qiankou): 79 kilometers (49 miles)
- Tunxi to Tangyue Memorial Arches: 27 kilometers (17 miles)
- Tunxi to Xidi Village: 54 kilometers (34 miles)
- Tunxi to Hongcun Village: 65 kilometers (40 miles)
- Tunxi to Taiping Lake: 143 kilometers (89 miles)
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|
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.
Questions and Answers About Huangshan Transportation
Hi PHILIP, yes, you can hire a mini bus from Wuyuan to Huangshn. It seems to be the fast way to get to Huangshan from Wuyuan.Simon Huang replied on 2013-11-05
Taiping already becomed a part of Huangshuan/Tunxi in 1987, it also called Huangshan district. If you mean the bus from Huangshan district to The Yellow Mountains, the latest bus leaves from Huangshan Express Bus Station at5:30PM. It costs CNY20 per person.
Bus is not workable from Wuyuan or Huangshan to Guangzhou. You may consider train from Huangshan to Guangzhou.
There is one train available per day and depart at 11:50pm, duration 19hrs. China Highlights offers train tickets booking and we are happy to help you.
Please note that the railway station doesn’t accept booking until 15 days before departure date. Please book on our web site when your date is approaching.
Carol Wang replied on 2013-08-19
Hi Tear, you can pitch a tent on Qiyun Mountain.Whitney Liao replied on 2013-07-29
I updated this article on March 21, 2012
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