Huaihua Transportation

Huaihua, also known as "Hecheng(鹤城)", anciently known as "Hezhou(鹤州)" and "Wuxi(五溪)", is a prefecture-level city in Hunan Province, a national comprehensive transportation hub city, a central city and a node city of the Wulingshan Economic Cooperation Zone. Since ancient times, it has been known as “the gateway to Guizhou and Yunnan” and “the throat of Hunan”. It is the “bridgehead” leading to the southwest of China's central and eastern regions.

How to Get to Huaihua

By Air

Huaihua Zhijiang Airport(怀化芷江机场) (IATA: HJJ, ICAO: ZGCJ) is an airport serving for Huaihua, a prefecture-level city of Hunan Province. It is located in Zhijiang Dong Autonomous County, 31 kilometers from the downtown. At present, flights to Changsha, Beijing and Guangzhou are available in the airport. Compared with Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport, Zhijiang Airport is much more convenient to get to the famous county-Fenghuang County.

Airport Transfer

There are shuttles connecting Zhijiang Airport and Huaihua West Bus Station and Huaihua East Bus Station. And the departure time table is as follows:

Departure Arrival Interval Duration Price/yuan
Zhijiang Airport Huaihua West Bus Station 7:20, 8:00, 9:10, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 14:40, 15:40, 16:40, 18:00, 22:30 1h10m 12
Zhijiang Airport Huaihua East Bus Station 7:20, 8:00, 9:10, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 14:40, 15:40, 16:40, 18:00, 22:30 2h10m 15
Huaihua East Bus Station Zhijiang Airport 7:20, 8:20, 9:40, 10:30, 11:40, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30, 18:30, 00:40 2h10m 15
Huaihua West Bus Station Zhijiang Airport 8:20, 9:40, 10:30, 11:40, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30, 18:30, 00:40 1h10m 12

The specific routes are as follows:

  • Zhijiang Airport(芷江机场)-Zhijiang Bus Station(芷江汽车站)-Shangcheng Bus Stop at Huaihua West Bus Station( 怀化汽车西站商城公交站台)-Bus Stop at Huairong Hotel( 怀荣宾馆公交站台)- Bus Stop at North Hutian Road(湖天北路(老建委)站台)-Bus Stop at Government Affairs Center in Zidong Road( 紫东路市政务中心公交站台)-Bus Stop at the gate of West Campus of Huaihua University(怀化学院西校区大门口公交站台)-Huaihua East Bus Station(怀化汽车东站)
  • Huaihua East Bus Station(怀化汽车东站)-Wusanwu Bus Stop(五三五公交站台)-Bus Stop at Government Affairs Center in Zidong Road( 紫东路市政务中心公交站台)-Bus Stop at North Hutian Road(湖天北路(老建委)站台)-the gate of Lijinag Grand Hotel(丽景大酒店门口)-Bus Stop at Tongcheng Building(通程大夏公交站台)-Huaihua West Bus Station(怀化汽车西站)-the downtown of Zhijiang(芷江城区)-Zhijiang Airport(芷江机场)

Useful Numbers

  • Zhijiang Airport Information: (86)0745-6838888
  • Ticket Office: (86)0745-2253777

By Train

There are two railway stations in Huaihua, namely, Huaihua Railway Station and Huaihua South Railway Station. The former  is located at No. 1 Hezhou Road, Hecheng Distract. The latter is located at the east of South Hutian Avenue in Hecheng District. Both stations mainly operate trains to Shanghai, Nanchang, Changsha, Hangzhou, Guiyang, Kunming, Chengdu. The long-distance trains that pass through Huaihua go to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chongqing. Some short-distance trains reach to Changsha, Zhangjiajie, Zhuzhou and other cities in Hunan Province.

By Long-distance Bus

There are main three bus stations in Huaihua, namely, Huaihua South Bus Station, Huaihua East Bus StationHuaihua West Bus Station. The detailed information about the bus stations is as follows:

  • Huaihua South Bus Station
    Add: North Hongxing Road,Hecheng District, Huaihua, Hunan province
    Tel: 0745—2260215
  • Huaihua East Bus Station
    Add:No.818 Huaidong Road, Hecheng District, Huaihua, Hunan
    Tel: 0745- 2234871
  • Huaihua West Bus Station
    Add: No.82, Huaixi Road, Hecheng District, Huaihua, Hunan
    Tel: 0745-2222954

How to Get Around Huaihua

By Bus

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

By Self-driving

It is very convenient to get around Huaihua by self-driving, you can want to go 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 Huaihua.