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Wulingyuan Bus Station

Here we divide Wulingyuan into two parts: the city and the secnic area.
The downtown Wulingyuan is not large and it takes you just one hour to walk around the city. In case you get lost, an asking for passperby will enable you find yourself quickly.
Wulingyuan Scenic Area has good transporation with footpath, environmental protection shuttle bus, cableway, sightseeing lift avaiable everywhere.
In this article, we'd like to feature on Wulingyuan Bus Station, the only long distance bus station in Wulingyuan District of Zhangjiajie City to help you plan the travel itinerary.

Main Content List:
  1. Introduction
  2. Routes and Schedules
  3. Ticket and Reservation
  4. Travel Advice
  5. Facilities
Wulingyuan Bus Station 武陵源汽车站

Wulingyuan Bus Station locates to the west side of Guihua Road(桂花路),with Weiyang Road (未央路) to its south. It's about 1 km east to Wujiayu Ticket Station (吴家峪门票站) which represents one of the five entrances to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.
The bus station covers an area of 28 Mu with a 3245 square-meter waiting room which can accommodate more than 200 passengers simultaneously.
Wulingyuan Bus Station is a 2nd class provincial bus terminal and it is not large in scale. However, it has first class service. Besides passenger transportation service, it has traveler infromation center, hotel, restaurant and shop providing complete turn-key services to travelers.
Opening Hours:6:30 to 18:30.
🚌Buses Available: Bus routes 1, 2, 3 and 5 stop at Wulingyuan Bus Station.

Wulingyuan Bus Station
Picture of Wulingyuan Bus Station

Routes and Schedules

Wulingyuan Bus Station sends 300 buses per day with daily ridership of more than 4,000. It has shuttle buses for Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, the Grand Canyon Glass Bridge, Zhangjiajie Railway Station and Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station in the downtown.

Wulingyuan Bus Station Shuttle Bus Schedule
Destination Opening Hours Distance & Duration Ticket Price
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park 7:00 to 18:00, every 30 minutes 23 km/20-30 mins 10 Yuan
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon 7:00 to 18:00, every 30 minutes 31km/30-40 mins 12 Yuan
Zhangjiajie Railway (Bus) Station 6:00 to 20:00, every 10 minutes 37 km/1 hour 20 Yuan
Cili 6:30 to 18:00, every 30 minutes 97 km/1.5 hrs 26 Yuan

As the only long distance bus station in Wulingyuan district, Wulingyuan Bus Station has scheduled buses for Taishan city (台山)of Guangdong Province, Changsha, Shimen County(石门县), Yangliupu(杨柳铺), Sangzhi County (桑植县), Fenghuang Ancient City (凤凰古城), Changde (常德), Lixian County (澧县) and Zhuzhou City (株洲).

Wulingyuan Bus Station Long Distance Bus Schedule
Destination Departure Time Distance Ticket Price
Taishan 9:00 1380 km 506 Yuan
Changsha 8:20, 15:00 317km 100 Yuan
Shimen County 9:00 130 km 28 Yuan
Yangliupu 7:00, 14:00 88 km 19 Yuan
Sangzhi County 7:00 112 km 25 Yuan
Fenghuang Ancient Town 8:30, 14:30 202 km 100 Yuan
Changde 8:20 153 km 60 Yuan
Lixian County 14:30 200 km 60 Yuan
Zhuzhou 6:30 387 km 120 Yuan


Wulingyuan Bus Station doesn't sell tickets online to people using passports and international travelers will have to go to its ticket window and submit passports to purchase/reserve tickets.
During the busy season, buses for Changsha and Fenghuang Ancient City would be very busy and China Bus Guide advise passengers for the above two destinations to reserve tickets in advance if you can.
Tickets on shuttle buses for Zhangjiajie downtown, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park and Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon are not sold through ticket windows. Upon arrival to the bus station, you can just follow the destination board and go directly to the boarding area to get on the shuttle buses. The conductor will sell tickets to you during the bus journey.

Wulingyuan Bus Station
Parking Ground of Wulingyuan Bus Station. Here you can find destination board hanging overhead. Follow it and go to corresponding boarding area to take your bus.

Transportation Advice

  • Wulingyuan Bus Station is the exclusive bus station in Zhangjiajie that has direct buses for Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge. To return, you should wait bus at the exit of Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Scenic Area.
  • Wulingyuan Bus Station is 1 km east to Wujiayu Ticket Station, the entrance of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. The two places are connected by bus routes 1 and 3.
  • Passenger can take No. 2 bus to travel between Wulingyuan Bus Station and Baofeng Lake and take No. 3 or No. 5 bus to travel between Wulingyuan Bus Station and Baizhangxia Scenic Area.


Wulingyuan Bus Station features:

  1. free wifi access.
  2. free boiling water.
  3. toliet room.
  4. let luggage office.
  5. Wulingyuan Bus Station is in the neighborhood of Santa Daminga International Hotel, which is one of the top luxury hotels in Wulingyuan District.

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