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How do I get from Yichang (after Yangtze cruise) to Shanghai

Old Nov 2nd, 2006, 07:03 PM
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How do I get from Yichang (after Yangtze cruise) to Shanghai

After my Yangtze Cruise lets off in Yichang, how do I get to Shanghai ??

Is there an airport or rail station?
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Old Nov 3rd, 2006, 02:49 AM
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We took a taxi to the Yichang airport and flew. Shanghai has two airports to choose from: Pudong (PVG) and Shanghai HongQiao (SHA). I don't know anything about the rail service. I'd suggest getting tickets in advance cuz there aren't many flights and I hear there's nothing to do in Yichang other than the dam. I'd hate to get stuck there.
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Old Nov 3rd, 2006, 04:46 AM
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Make sure that when you book the Yangtze cruise you also book the airplane from Yichang at the same time, otherwise you might be stranded in Yichang. We had to change our cruise date when we couldn't get a flight out.
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Old Nov 7th, 2006, 03:44 AM
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There is rail service in Yichang, but a train trip from there to Shanghai will require at least one change and <b>very slow</b> - like 1.5 days or more.

Fly.
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Old Aug 22nd, 2007, 11:35 PM
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I am surprised that many people do not know that Yichang has an airport.

Actually the Yichang airport has been operating for 10 years by 2007.

It has direct flights to Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Chengdu, Kunming (via Chongqing).

Train is too long to take, 23 hours and 15 mins. Buying China train tickets is headache.

Another way is go to Wuhan.
Option 1: you can take a bus from Yichang to Wuhan, stay in Wuhan for one night, and fly to Shanghai the next day.
Option 2: take the Yichang/Wuhan Inter-Province Train. The train is 5 hours.

Flights from Wuhan to other areas are offen discounted. PM me if you need any additional information. Enjoy Yichang!
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Yangtze river cruise is out.

Upon the completion of 3 gorge dam, the cruise is like a facelift patient getting infected by virus.

The 3 Gorge Dam reservoir is a huge rubbish dump.

Passengers get sick due to contaminated water supplies.

Historical and cultural relics are submerged 175 meters under.
Some are replaced by replica like the stone carving at Qutang Gorge………

Take the Guilin River Li day cruise instead.
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It is very convenient for you to go to Shanghai from Yichang.Since there are both airport and railway station in Yichang,you can choose either.However,it will take you 23 hours and 24 minutes to take a train from Yichang to Shanghai.It might be a liitle bit tired.Afer a 3-night-cruise,you could consider the flight.

Moreover,it is safer for you to book a flight in the afernoon.For all the cruises reach Yichang at noon,and it costs you an hour or so to
get to the airport from Yichang Cruise Pier.To make sure that you have enough time to get on the plane,you had better book the flight more carefully.
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