Get to Yichang

Travel TIPS:

  • If you are getting to Yichang on your cruise check-in date and plan to take the complimentary cruise shuttle (operate between 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm) to Maoping Port, we suggest you arrive in Yichang before 4:00 pm.

Get to Yichang City

How to get to Yichang for your 4 Nights upstream Yangtze River cruise? Yichang is the second-largest city in Hubei Province, also the gateway to the Three Gorges, with convenient flight and bullet train connections to most major cities in mainland China.

Get to Yichang: By Air

The Yichang airport – Sanxia Airport (YIH) is about 26 km from Yichang city center and 55km from the Three Gorges Dam. There are direct flights from Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Kunming, Guiyang, Ningbo, Sanya and etc.

From/To Yichang (YIH) Distance (est.) Flight Duration
Beijing (PEK) 1155km est. 2h20m
Shanghai (PVG) 988km est. 2h
Guangzhou (CAN) 814km est. 1h30m
Shenzhen (SZX) 907km est. 2h
Xi’an (XIY) 502km est. 1h
Hangzhou (HGH) 861km est. 1h30m
Ningbo (NGB) 964km est. 2h
Qingdao (TAO) 1041km est. 2h
Kunming (KMG) 1058km est. 2h
Guiyang (KWE) 639km est. 1h10m
Sanya (SYX) 1373km est. 2h50m

Get to Yichang: By Train

Yichang East Railway Station

Yichang East Railway Station is the only railway station now in use in Yichang, and with easy connections to most major cities in China, you could take bullet trains or normal trains to Yichang from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xi’an, Hangzhou, Changsha, Qingdao and etc.

Trains From/To Yichang Train Distance Train Duration
Hankou (Wuhan) est. 287km est. 1h40m-2h30m
Chongqing North est. 553km est. 4h
Changsha South est. 690km est. 4h
Nanjing South est. 808km est. 5h30m
Chengdu East est. 857km est. 6h40m
Xi’an est. 865km est. 11h30m (normal train)
Hangzhou East est. 1064km est. 6h30m
Shanghai Hongqiao est. 1119km est. 7h30m
Xiamen North est. 1349km est. 9h
Guangzhou South est. 1397km est. 6h40m-7h
Beijing West est. 1426km est. 6h40m
Shenzhen North est. 1499km est. 7h50m
Qingdao est. 1626km est. 9h30m