Huangshan is the best of the best mountains in China in terms of landscape. Huangshan is famous for its peaks, pine trees, sea of the clouds and snow in winter. If you are in Shanghai in process of planning your trip to Huangshan, to choose the right transportation from Shanghai to Huangshan is what you should give priority to.
Normally you have three choices – by flight, by train and by road.
As for the flight from Shanghai to Huangshan, at the time of writing, there is just one flight operated by Shanghai Airline ( now merged into China Eastern Airline). The flight takes 45 minutes.
There is also a direct train running between Shanghai and Huangshan, which is highly recommended. Train K8418 from Shanghai to Huangshan leaving at 17:45 and arriving at 06:55 nexr morning; K8420 from Huangshan to Shanghai leaving 19:10 and arriving at 7:35 next morning. One way trip takes over 12 hours.
The 430km expresway connects Shanghai and Huangshan and its drive takes over 4 hours. If you drive along the Shanghai – Huangshan expressway, you will pass over Hangzhou and Qiandao Lakes.
Hassle-free Huangshan Guided Tours
If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours, here are some options for guided tours to Huangshan:
Huangshan Highlight One Day Group Tour
3 Day Huangshan & Hongcun Village Tour
Beijing Huangshan Hongcun 3 Day Round Trip by High Speed Train
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Shanghai Huangshan 3 Day Tour by High Speed Train
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