Yichang East Railway Station

For 4 Nights Upstream Cruise (Yichang to Chongqing) Passengers

1. By Complimentary Cruise Shuttle (Available between 16:00-20:00)
If you arrive in Yichang by train, you could take a complimentary shuttle from the train station to Maoping Pier for embarkation since March, 2018. Please note that the complimentary shuttle service is only available between 16:00-20:00.

Your original passport is needed to obtain a coach ticket at Yichang Tourism Information Center (located at the right-hand side of Exit of Train Station), then walk for 300m through the square to reach the bus station “Luxury Cruises Shuttle Bus Center” to take a shuttle to the Maoping Pier. Your luggage will be stored in the trunk on the same coach. The transfer will take 1.5-2 hours. Shuttle Service is available daily from 16:00 to 20:00.

2. Private Transfer to Maoping Pier
If you arrive Yichang East Railway Station outside the complimentary shuttle service time, you could book a private transfer and go to Maoping Pier directly. The distance is about 75km, taking about 1.5 hours. No stopover in Yichang city, proceed to cruise directly with the comfort of private vehicle.

Vehicle Type Yichang East Train Staton
to Maoping Pier
Group Size
Classic Mini-Van US$ 65 1-4 PAX
Superior Mini-Van US$ 95 1-4 PAX
13-Seat Mini-Coach US$ 80 5-8 PAX
17-Seat Mini-Coach US$ 125 9-12 PAX
33-Seat Coach US$ 155 13-26 PAX
47-Seat Coach US$ 175 27-42 PAX


* Private transfer fee doesn’t include any cruise pier service charge CNY 15 per case.

For 3 Nights Downstream Cruise (Chongqing to Yichang) Passengers

All cruise ships will not go through the Three Gorges Dam ship locks since 2018. On Day 4, passengers will disembark at Maoping Pier, Yichang, and transferred to the Yichang Tourist Center by motor coach after the Three Gorges Dam excursion. The above check-out time is the estimated time that you arrive the Yichang Tourist Center. If you take the ship-lift optional tour before the Three Gorges Dam excursion, you may arrive Yichang Tourist Center at 1:30 pm.

From Yichang Tourist Center to Yichang East Railway Station

By Taxi
Taking a taxi is the most convenient way, taking about 30 minutes (20 RMB.)

By Bus
1. Walk about 600m to the bus station – No. 10 Middle School (Shi Shi Zhong)
2. Take B1 bus (45 mins) to the terminal – Yichang East Railway Station (Yi Chang Dong Zhan)