Yueyang Transportation

Yueyang(岳阳), anciently known as "Baling", also known as "Yuezhou", a prefecture-level city of Hunan Province, is the second largest economy, an important member of the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, and a sub-central city of Hunan Province. Yueyang began in 505 BC and is a famous cultural city with a history of more than 2,500 years. Located on the bank of the Dongting Lake in the regions south of the Yangtze River, not only the traffic main artery of east, west, north and south China, but also one of the first batch of the State Council's opening areas along the Yangtze River. It is also an important regional center city in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and the first gateway city in Hunan.

How to Get to Yueyang

By Air

Yueyang Sanhe Airport is located in Qunxian Village, Xitang Town, Sanhe Township, Yueyang National Economic and Technological Development Zone. It is 21 km away from Hunan Institute of Science and Technology, about 18 km from Yueyang Railway Station, about 19 km from Yueyang Chenglingji Port (Yueyang Chenglingji Comprehensive Bonded Zone), Dongting Bus Station and National Civilized Community-Yingshan Community, and about 13 km from Yueyang East Railway Station. As of March 2019, Yueyang Sanhe Airport has 16 domestic navigation points, covering 12 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Yunnan, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian, Zhejiang, Shaanxi, Gansu, Sichuan and Guizhou.

Yueyang Sanhe Aviation Booking Office: 0730-248888; 0730-8221111
Baling Aviation Booking Office: 0730-8842410; 0730-8821111

Airport Transfer

  • Airport Bus: It is from Yueyang Railway Station to Yueyang Sanhe Airport at the price of 3 yuan/person and its interval is 30 minutes/shift during 6:00-21:00.
  • Expressway: G4 Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway, G0421, G56 are the main expressways to Yueyang Sanhe Airport.

 Useful Numbers

  • Yueyang Sanhe Aviation Booking Office: 0730-248888; 0730-8221111
  • Baling Aviation Booking Office: 0730-8842410; 0730-8821111

By Train

Yueyang Railway Station, located in No. 9 Zhanqian Road, Yueyanglou District, is 1,440 away from Beijing West Railway Station and 854 away from Guangzhou Railway Station. There are daily trains to Beijing, Nanning, Guilin, Changsha, Guangzhou in Yueyang Railway Station. Therefore, it is very convenient for tourists to get to Yueyang from the north or the south of China. What's more, there are direct trains connecting Changsha and Yueyang, which only takes about 1.5 hours. Of course, there are the other railway stations in Yueyang, such as Yueyang East Railway Station, Miluo East Railway Station.

Useful Numbers

  • Yueyang Railway Station Enquiry Office: 0730-3241122
  • Yueyang Railway Station Ticket-booking: 0730-1601600
  • Yueyang East Railway Station Ticket-booking: 0730-96020088/95105105

By Long-distance Bus

There are mainly G4 Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway, Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway, Suiyue Expressway, G56 Hangrui Expressway, Yueyi Expressway, Yuelu Expressway, Shihua Expressway, G107 National Highway and G240 National Highway in Yueyang. The main bus stations in Yueyang are Yueyang Bus Station, Dongting Bus Station, Baling Bus Station, Intermodal Bus Station and Xiangyun Bus Station. However, Yueyang Bus Station and Dongting Bus Station are considered as the two main bus stations. It is very convenient to get to Yueyang Bus Station from Xiangtan, Changsha, Zhangjiajie and other places in Hunan. What's more, there are long-distance buses from Shanghai, Qingdao and other places outside Hunan to Yueyang. Dongting Bus Station is located at Dongting Avenue of Yueyang City, which is 500 meters from Dongting Lake Bridge. Destinations like Yichang and Jingzhou of Hubei as well as Changde, Zhangjiajie and Huarong in Hunan could be reached from this station. Tourists can take the public buses No.35, 37 to arrive at this station. 

By Ship

Yueyang Port is the only stop of the Yangtze River Shopping in Hunan. Yueyang Port is a national first-class water transport port, and Chenglingji Port is the largest international container port in Hunan. It is convenient to get to Wuhan, Nanjing and Shanghai along the Yangtze River by ship from Chenglingji Port. Public bus No.22 can take tourists to Chenglingji Port. Chenglingji Port is the biggest port in Hunan Province and from Yueyang, visitors can take ships to reach Chongqing, Shanghai, Nanjing, etc. 

How to Get Around Yueyang

By Bus

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

By Self-driving

It is very convenient to get around Yueyang 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 Yueyang.

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 Yueyang. 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.