Zhangjiajie West Railway Station

Located in Zhujiayu Village, Shati Township, Yongding District, Zhangjiajie West Railway Station (official name: ZHANG JIA JIE XI RAILWAY STATION) is the only high-speed train railway station in Zhangjiajie. It’s about 10 kilometers from the downtown area (People’s Square) and 23 kilometers away from Zhangjiajie National Forest Park .

Basic Facts about Zhangjiajie West Railway Station

Chinese Name张家界西站 (Zhāngjiājiè Xī Zhàn)LinesQianjiang-Changde Railway
English NameZhangjiajie West Railway StationManagementChina Railway Guangzhou Bureau Group Co., Ltd.
Name on train tickets张家界西Code44651
Area35,215 m² (by Sep. 2019)Opening DateDec. 26, 2019
Station size7 platforms, 17 tracksAddressZhujiayu Village, Shati Township, Yongding District (west of Wulingshan Avenue) 张家界市永定区沙堤乡朱家裕村 (武陵山大道西侧)
Major Connecting CitiesChangsha, ChongqingInvestmentCNY 1 billion

Zhangjiajie West Railway Station

Station Plan

The main station building and its canopies of Zhangjiajie West Train Station all boast mansard roofs which look like rolling mountains. The pedestrian bridge is designed after the One-Hundred-Li Gallery and the waiting hall is like a stilted building in local Tujia ethnic characteristics.

It is composed of 3 floors. The only underground floor sets arrivals hall and transit hall. Besides, there is customer service center and luggage lockers. The ground floor is mainly for ticket office and waiting hall. And business waiting room, area for children’s recreation, and key passengers waiting room are all in the first floor. Second floor is the waiting lounge with some customer service facilities.

Zhangjiajie Xi Railway Station

High-Speed Train Schedules from Changsha to Zhangjiajie West Railway Station

Zhangjiajie West Railway Station has opened 22 high speed trains to/from Changsha in a daily basis. The trains run from 07:40 to 18:08 with a duration of 3 – 3.5 hours. The railway stations along the way are Yiyang, Changde, Taoyuan, etc. Also, the high speed trains between Changsha and Xianfeng also stop at this station. Besides, it also operate normal speed trains to/from Chongqing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou and Hangzhou.

Train NumberDepartureArrivalDurationPrice
C802106:4310:083h25m2nd Class Seat: CNY 97
C800107:1009:552h45m1st Class Seat: CNY 168 2nd Class Seat: CNY 103
C803707:2810:423h14m2nd Class Seat: CNY 116
C803309:1912:423h23m2nd Class Seat: CNY 111
C801310:5213:332h41m1st Class Seat: CNY 188 2nd Class Seat: CNY 116
C805711:2014:343h14m2nd Class Seat: CNY 111
C804912:4415:352h51m2nd Class Seat: CNY 116
C800513:1616:152h59m1st Class Seat: CNY 168 2nd Class Seat: CNY 103
C802513:4317:053h22m2nd Class Seat: CNY 116
C804514:5618:003h4m2nd Class Seat: CNY 111
C801716:5919:412h42m1st Class Seat: CNY 181 2nd Class Seat: CNY 111
C804117:4521:013h16m2nd Class Seat: CNY 111
C802918:5021:462h56m2nd Class Seat: CNY 111
C805319:3122:533h22m2nd Class Seat: CNY 111
C800919:5522:372h42m1st Class Seat: CNY 188 2nd Class Seat: CNY 116
D389510:0013:133h13m2nd Class Seat: CNY 116

*The above schedule is for reference only. Last update on Mar 10, 2021

Zhangjiajie West Train Station

Getting to and from Zhangjiajie West Railway Station

By Taxi

It is easy and efficient to take a taxi from Zhangjiajie West Railway Station. A 30 minute drive can take you from the station to Wulingyuan District, where the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park lies. The taxi trip costs about 80 CNY. Taking a taxi from downtown area (Yongding District) to Zhangjiajie West Railway Station takes about CNY 15 – 20 and less than 20 minutes.

Taxi Fare to/from Other Major Destinations for Reference

DestinationCostDuration
Zhangjajie Hehua International AirportCNY 15 – 2015 – 20 minutes
Zhangjiajie Railway StationCNY 15 – 2015 – 20 minutes
Tianmen MountainCNY 65 – 7545 – 50 minutes
Zhangjiajie National Forest ParkCNY 80 – 9035 – 40 minutes
Zhangjiajie Grand CanyonCNY 155 – 17060 – 70 minutes

By Bus

By October of 2020, four bus lines have been opened to link Zhangjiajie West Railway Station with Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport, Zhangjiajie Railway Station, and Zhangjiajie East Bus Station.

Bus Lines from Downtown Area (Yongding District) to Zhangjiajie West Railway Station

LineStarting StopTime of The First and Last Bus from The Starting StopTerminal StopTime of The First and Last Bus from The Terminal Stop
4Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport (机场站)05:50; 19:20High Speed Railway Hub Station (高铁枢纽站 gāo tiě shū niǔ zhàn)05:50; 19:20
6Zhangjiajie Railway Station (火车站)05:40; 20:40High Speed Railway Hub Station (高铁枢纽站 gāo tiě shū niǔ zhàn)05:40; 20:40
16Zhangjiajie East Bus Station (汽车东站)06:00; 21:00High Speed Railway Hub Station (高铁枢纽站 gāo tiě shū niǔ zhàn)06:00; 21:00
17Zhangjiajie Railway Station (火车站)05:40; 21:00High Speed Railway Hub Station (高铁枢纽站 gāo tiě shū niǔ zhàn)05:40; 21:00

Zhangjiajie West Railway Station Map

Getting to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park from Zhangjiajie West Railway Station

First, take city bus line 4 or 17 to Zhangjiajie Railway Station, then walk west for 200 meters to Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station (张家界中心汽车站 zhāng jiā jiè zhōng xīn qì chē zhàn). The bus takes about 50 minutes and CNY 2/person. Take tourist bus from the central bus station to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park directly. The ticket fare is CNY 20/person and the travel time is about 1 hour.

If you hate the bother and want to save time, taking a taxi is another option. The journey takes 30 minutes and costs around 80 CNY, heavy traffic is unlikely.

Getting to Tianmen Mountain from Zhangjiajie West Railway Station

Travel from the railway station to Tianmen Mounain Cableway Station by city bus line 4/6/17, then take a cable car to the summit of the mountain or take the free shuttle bus to the entrance of the mountain.

Getting to Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon from Zhangjiajie West Railway Station

Firstly, take bus no. 17 or 6 to Zhangjiajie Railway Station and then walk 5 minutes to Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station. Catch a coach to Jiangya Hot Spring (江垭温泉 jiāng yà wēn quán ) and get off at the Grand Canyon midway through the trip.

Finally, you can get to the ticket office of the scenic area by tourist shuttle bus.

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