Changde Transportation

Changde is adjacent to Dongting Lake to the east, Yiyang to the south, Wuling and Xuefeng Mountains to the west, and Hubei Province to the north. It is known as “the throat of Sichuan and Guizhou, and the portal of Yunnan and Guizhou". What's more, it is an important city in the Yangtze River Economic Belt and the Dongting Lake Eco-economic Circle.

How to Get to Changde

By Air

Changde Taohuayuan Airport is located in Doumuhu Town, Dingcheng District, Changde, about 12.2 km away from the downtown. It was built in 1958 and is now a grade 4C Civil Airport. It is the main branch airport in Hunan. It is 12.2 km away from Changde City and is connected with two expressways, one from Changde to Zhangjiajie, the other from Changde to Jishou. At present, it runs 8 airlines that can offer flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Wuhan, Chongqing.

Airport Transfer

  • Shuttle Bus: It is 10 yuan/person, which passes through CA Ticket Office, Hongda Hotel, Junction of Danyang Road, Zhanbei Bridge, Qiaonan Dayuanpan, Shopping Mall, Taohuayuan Airport.
  • Taxi: It is about 40-50 yuan from Taohuayuan Airport to the Downtown of Changde and vice versa.
Useful Numbers
  • Airport Information Center: (86)0736-7238866
  • Ticket Office: (86)736-07705000/7717206

By Train

Changde Railway Station is located at the end of Wuling Road in the northern part of the urban area. This is the station with the largest prefecture-level railway station in Hunan Province. There are regular trains go to Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Xiangfan, Zhangjiajie and Changsha, also trains from Changsha to Zhangjiajie, Yichang and Xiangfan pass Changde. Passengers can take No.15, 17, 19, 20, or 28 to the railway station.

Useful Numbers

  • Train Information: (86)0736-2568222 

By Long-distance Bus

Highways in Changde extend in all directions. National Highways 319 and 207 run through the city from east to west. Changsha-Changde Expressway has come into use. Changde-Jishou (Guizhou Province) are available now. The construction of Changde-Zhangjiajie Expressway is under full swing. What's more, Changde-Jinzhou, Changde-Yueyang and Changde-Shaoyang Highways are under construction. Highways from Changde reach Changsha, Xiangtan, Zhangjiajie and other cities in Hunan Province and Shanghai, Xi'an, Shantou, Wenzhou, Wuchang, Luoyang and Guilin. In Changde, there are main three bus stations, namely, Changde General Bus Station, Changde South Bus Station, Changde North Bus Station.

Bus Stations in Changde

Changde General Bus Station
Add: Nanping Road, Wuling District, Changde
Tel: (86)0736- 7811165
Changde South Bus Station
Add: Wuling Town, Dingcheng District, Changde
Tel: (0736)7355555
Changde North Bus Station
Add: Wuling District, Changde
Tel: (86) 0736-7222771/7253434

By Ship

There is navigable waterway channel between Yueyang and Changde. Tourists can reach Changde from Yueyang by ship.

How to Get Around Changde

By Bus

When you want to get around Changde, buses are your primary choice. It is very convenient to take a bus to get around the downtown of Changde.

By Self-driving

It is very convenient to get around Changde by self-driving, you can want to any place without waiting. It is possible to stay a place for several days. Do not worry to miss the cars or the beautiful attractions. All itineraries can be adjusted according to your requirements.

By Taxi

Taxi travel has greatly facilitated our daily life. The image of a taxi also represents the external image of a city. For tourists, it is very convenient to take a taxi to get around Changde.

By Sharing Bike

It is the best choice to ride a bike around the city to appreciate the scenery. There are many dockless bikes on the streets of Changde. To download bike sharing apps and finish the ID verification procedure, you can use these bikes. Usually CNY 0.5 - 1 for every 30 minutes.