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Wuhan Airport

  Airport Code: WUH

   Location: 1km (0.6 mile) southeast to Tianhe Street, Huangbei District, about 25km (16 miles) to the city center

   Brief Intro: Wuhan Tianhe International Airport was built in 1990 and put into service in April, 1995. It covers a total area of 240, 000 sq m (59 acres), including a terminal building of 28,450 sq m (7 acres) which is capable of serving 4,200,000 passengers every year. Equipped with updated communication-navigation systems, the airport is able to handle a full-loaded B747-400 and available for 27 parking spaces. It is presently connected to over 60 domestic and international cities by 57 air routes.


Duty-free Shops: International Departures Hall, 027-85818577

International Arrivals Hall (Level 1): fast food, drinks, snacks
Opening Hours: 24 hrs
Tel: 027-85818451

International Departures Hall (Level 2): west food
Opening Hours: upon international flight schedules
Tel: 027-85818451

Restricted Area (Level 2): bar, fast food
Opening Hours: 24 hrs
Tel: 027-85818469

Domestic Departures Hall (Level 2): tea, drinks, fast food, Chinese cuisines
Tel: 027-85818469, 027-85818468

Smoking Room: Level 2

Commercial Center: Well located in the terminal, the Commercial Center provides faxing, copying, internet surfing, mobile recharging, IC cards sales and mail services.
Tel: 027-85819133, 027-85818465

Car Parks: Right in front of the terminal, the car parks cover a total area of 432,000 sq m (107 acres) and offer 570 parking spaces.
Tel: 027-85818279, 027-85818280
Parking Charges:

Daily Car Park (per hour) Overnight Car Park (24 hours)
Small cars or mini vans RMB 5 RMB 35
Large vans RMB 10 RMB 35


Airport Hotlines: 027-85818494, 027-85818413

Bank: A branch of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China is available for money withdrawal and deposit, foreign currency exchanging as well as Visa and Master cards services.
Tel: 027-85818538, 027-85818348

Easy Boarding Club: 027-85818111, 027-85818222

Medical Service: Clinics are equipped in the terminal for free medical consultation, blood pressure measuring and temporary care of invalids. The Emergency Center, which is located about 300m (328 yards) to the terminal, is 24 hours available for medical treatments and ambulance services.
Tel: 027-85818310 (clinics), 027-85818617, 85818687 (Emergency Center)

   Airport Transportation: See our detailed information on Wuhan Transportation.

Related Link: Wuhan Airport (Chinese & English Versions)

Wuhan Airport Transportation

 By Air

International and Domestic Flights
There are more than 150 domestic and international lines connecting Wuhan with over sixty metropolises inside China and abroad. Currently Wuhan has five direct international lines to Osaka, Fukuoka, Seoul, Bangkok, and Singapore. Another line sponsored by China Southern Airlines is from Wuhan to Guangzhou and on to Paris.

For travelers in China, please click our flight schedule to search schedules of China domestic airlines and flight information to Wuhan.

A 20-kilometer speedway drive from the Tian He International Airport (WUH) to the city center takes only twenty minutes. Airport shuttle buses leave for the city following flight arrivals. From the airport to Hankou, the bus will charge 15 yuan per person, 20 for Hanyang, and 30 for Wuchang; a taxi drive to the city area is about 80-120 yuan.

Airport Enquiry: 0086-027-8581 8888
Southern Airlines Enquiry: 0086-027-8530 0000
Eastern Airlines Enquiry: 0086-027-6362 3820

Within China, air tickets can be booked in advance in hotels, guesthouses, and ticket agencies in the city. Tickets are also available after working hours at the counter in the departure hall in the airport Waiting Building.

Ticket Offices:
Air China: 027-83786780
Southwest Branch of Air China: 027-83619392
Wuhan Tianhe Airport: 027-83666666 (tickets can be delivered to your hotel room)
Waiting Building of Tianhe Airport: 027- 85818888
Hankou Financial Steet: 027- 85719338 (at No. 901, Jianshe Dadao, Hankou)

Airport Transport

Airport Bus
Luxury buses leave for the airport from Jin Jia Dun Distance Bus Passenger Station (opposite Hankou Railway Station) every hour. Airport buses and taxis are also available outside the Arrival Hall in the Waiting Building at the airport.

Bus Routes:

To the airport:
Fu Jia Po Distance Bus Passenger Station in Wuchang --> Wuchang Railway Station --> Waiting Building of Tianhe Airport in Hankou --> Hankou Civil Aviation Resident Area --> Waiting Building of Tianhe Airport

Buses leave from Fu Jia Po Distance Bus Passenger Station in Wuchang every hour from 7:40 to 19:10. Buses leave from the Waiting Building in Hankou from early 6:30 to 19:50 every hour and buses leave from Hankou Civil Aviation Resident Area between 6:40 to 20:00 every hour.

From the airport
Waiting Building of Tianhe Airport --> Hankou Civil Aviation Resident Area --> Waiting Building of Tianhe Airport in Hankou --> Jing Han Dadao in Hankou --> Yangtze River Square in Hanyang --> Fu Jia Po Distance Bus Passenger Station in Wuchang

Airport shuttle buses leave for the city following flight arrivals.

Ticket prices:
Airport <--> Hanykou 15 RMB/p.p
Airport <--> Wuchang 30 RMB/p.p
Airport <--> Hanyang 20 RMB/p.p

By Train

As a transportation hub in central China, Wuhan has three main railway lines:

1. Jingguang Railway (Beijing <--> Guangzhou),
2. Handan Railway (Hankou <--> Danjiangkou <--> Chongqing and Chengdu
3. Wujiu Railway (Wuchang <--> Jiujiang <--> Shanghai)

Train travel options are available between more than twenty major cities in China and Wuhan, including Beiing, Zhengzhou, Tianjin, Luoyang, Chongqing, Xi'an, Guangzhou and Nanchang. Trains from Wuhan to other cities in Hubei Province are available daily. Please click here for schedules of intercity trains.

Trains Stations in Wuhan
The Yangtze Rive divides Wuhan into two parts, Hankou and Hanyang on the western bank, and Wuchang on the eastern, called Three Towns of Wuhan. There are two passenger stations in the city, one in the town of Wuchang and the other in Hankou. The passenger station in Wuchang, Wuchang Railway Station" (WRS), is located south of the town center, while the biggest station in Hankou, "Hankou Railway Station" (HRS) is in the west.

Bus No. 10 and Special Line 561 run between the two stations. Make sure you go to the right station and confirm this at the ticket counter before you book tickets.

Below are information on the two stations presented separately.

Wuchang Railway Station - ticket offices and transport information

Public transport service to the city
* WRS - abbr. of Wuchang Railway Station
* Stop names in Bold are important and popular places in the city

No. 4 WRS <--> Qiao Kou
No. 6 WRS <--> Shui Guo Hu (the provincial government)
No. 8 WRS <--> East Lake

No.10 WRS <--> Hankou Railway Station
No. 59 WRS <--> China University of Geoscience
No. 66 WRS <--> Huazhong Normal University
No. 74 WRS <--> Huazhong Agricultural University

Special Lines
No. 507 WRS <--> Passenger Port of Wuhan
No. 511 WRS <--> Hong Gang Cheng
No. 518 WRS <--> East China University of Technology
No. 538 WRS <--> Guan Shan
No. 561 WRS <--> Hankou Railway Station
No. 564 WRS <--> Wuhan University
No. 577 WRS <--> Di Jiao (Jiang An)
No. 410 WRS <--> Hong Lou <--> Yellow Crane Tower <--> Heptachord Terrace (Guqin Tai) <--> East Lake

Ticket Office:
Wuchang Station Ticket Booking: 027 - 87222222

Hankou Railway Station - ticket offices and transport information

*HRS - abbr. of Hankou Railway Station
*Stop names in Bold are important and popular places in the city

Seventeen direct round-trip trains to Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Harbin, Urumqi, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Baotou, Baoji, Taiyuan, Lianyuangang, Wenzhou, Hefei and Xiangfan.daily
Public transport service to the city

* HRS - abbr. of Hankou Railway Station

No. 9 HRS <--> Passenger Port of Wuhan
No. 10 HRS <-->Wuchang Railway Station
No. 38 HRS <--> Ji Qing Jie (night street) <--> Dock of Yue Han
No. 519 HRS <--> Heptachord Terrace (Guqin Tai)
No. 533 HRS <--> Jianghan Lu (Hanjiang Walking Street)
No. 536 Heptachord Terrace (Guqin Tai) <-->HRS
No. 545 HRS <--> Xin Hua Road
No. 561 HRS <--> Heptachord Terrace (Guqin Tai) <--> Wuchang Railway Station
No. 803Xin Hua Road <--> HRS
Special Line 9 <--> Passenger Port of Wuhan

Ticket Office:
Hankou Station Ticket Booking: 027- 85877894, 85881277, 50536555, 65650666

  By Road

With the rapid development of road construction, China's highway mileage is second in the world with a total of over 30,000 kilometers (1864 miles). Overland buses are the most important means of transport in many parts of China. By 1999, over 1.35 million kilometers (840,000 miles) highway had been put into use. Compared to air and trains, buses are the cheapest means of transport.

Travel to other cities from Wuhan
The national and provincial expressways and highways in Hubei Province connect Wuhan with most provinces and cities in Central and Southern China. Travel from Shanghai to Wuhan by train is 1,200 kilometers (746 miles) and will take about 18 hours and the highway travel is 950 kilometers (590 miles), about 12 hours. The Beijing - Zhujiang Expressway enables travelers to take a 1300-kilometers (808 miles) drive direct to Wuhan from China's capital city. Below are destination tables of Distance Passenger Stations in Wuhan listing cities you can reach by bus from Wuhan.

Fu Jia Po Passenger Station
Address: No. 262, Wu Luo Road, Wuchang District
Contact: 027- 87274817, 8008809188
Destinations: Buses leave from this station for Shanghai and major cities in Jiangsu, Anhui, Shandong, Guangxi, Shaanxi, Jiangxi, Hunan, Hubei, Henan and Zhejiang provinces.

Jin Jia Tui Passenger Station
Address: Opposite the Hankou Railway Station
Contact: 85870482
Destination Table: Buses leave from this station for Shanghai and major cities in Hubei, Jiangxi, Guangdong, Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces.

  By Water
As one of the ports of call on the Yangtze River, Wuhan welcomes cruise travelers to this ancient city; ferries are available to Chongqing, Shanghai, and other riverside cities. Dozens of cruise services in Wuhan offer deluxe cruises to the famous Three Gorges. . The Passenger Port is located on the western bank of the Yangtze River, at the right end of the famous Jianghan Road.