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Zhangjiajie Airport

Zhangjiajie Airport (or Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport) is a beautiful airport near to city center. It is 4km (2.5 miles) from the airport to downtown Zhangjiajie and 36km (23 miles) to Wulingyuan Area.

Distance from Zhangjiajie Airport to Downtown Zhangjiajie

Basic Facts

  • Name in Chinese:张家界荷花国际机场
  • Name in English: Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport
  • IATA Code: DYG
  • ICAO Code: ZGDY
  • Open to Passenger: 1994-8-18
  • Terminals: T1, T2
  • Phone Number: 0744-8238417,0744-2226777 (08:30-22:00)
  • Location: Jichang Road, Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, China
  • Official Website: http://zjjhhjc.com/
  • Distance to Zhangjiajie City: 4km (2.5 miles)
  • Distance to Wulingyuan Area: 36km (23 miles)

Transportation from Airport to Wulingyuan Area

There is no directly bus from Zhangjiajie airport to Wulingyuan Area. You can choose to take a taxi from the airport to Wulingyuan area, it is about one hour driving and costs rmb100 to rmb200. Or you could choose to take bus. For bus option, please check the following steps:

Step 1: Airport to Central Bus Station

By Public Bus: Take Bus No.4 from Airport Station and get off at Cable Car Station of Tianmen Mountain(天门山索道站) which is 700 meters to the Central Bus Station. Ticket price: rmb10. Service Time: 06:30 am to 20:30 pm

By Taxi: You could easily take a taxi from the arrival hall to Central Bus Station. Price: rmb20 to rmb30 (Taxi driver may charge you rmb100+ at night). Service Time: 24/7

Step 2: Central Bus Station to Wulingyuan Area

(According to your destination, you could choose one of the three buses accordingly.)

Central Bus Station to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park Station(In Chinese: 中心汽车站---森林公园门票站). Price: rmb12, Driving Time: 1 hour.

Central Bus Station to Wulingyuan Bus Station(In Chinese: 中心汽车站---武陵源区汽车站). Price: rmb14, Driving Time: 1.5 hour.

Central Bus Station to Tianzi Mountain Station(In Chinese: 中心汽车站---天子山门票站). Price: rmb15, Driving Time: 2 hours.

Cities with flights to Zhangjiajie

Some of the popular cities with flight to Zhangjiajie in China are: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Changsha, Shenzhen, Guilin, Xi’an, Chengdu Note: The flight may be instable from some of the above cities to Zhangjiajie, so check the flight availability in advance.


1. When should you leave your hotel at Wulingyuan if you plan to take a taxi to the airport?

It is usually suggested to get to the airport one and half hour in advance, plus the driving time of one hour from Wulingyuan Area to Zhangjiajie airport, you should leave your hotel at Wulingyuan for the airport in two and half hours.

2. How many airports in Zhangjiajie?

There is only one airport in Zhangjiajie, the full name is Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport.

3. How easy is it to get to Wulingyuan area if I arrive late at night around 11pm?

The public bus will stop after 20:30 at night. However, you could easily take taxi from the airport to Wulingyuan and the taxi is available 24/7. The price will be rmb100 to rmb200. It may be cheaper if you book a pick up service from your hotel in Wulingyuan Area.

4. Is there English service available in Zhangjiajie Airport?

Even this is an International Airport, but you could hardly find staff who can speak English in the airport. Check your luck with other passenger in case you need.

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