Yichang East Railway Station
Opened on July 01 2012, Yichang East Railway Statio (Chinese name 宜昌东站, Yichang Dong Zhan) is located 11km southeast of Yichang downtown, 47km southeast of Three Gorges Dam. Yichang East Railway Station is one high-speed rail station that covers 16,000 square metres, and has 5 island platforms, 9 railway tracks. The station handles around 43 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day, including Haikou-Yichang Intercity High-speed Railway.
Yichang East Railway Station has 3 floors.
|3F level||Platforms, Railway tracks|
|2F level||Entrance, Ticket office, Waiting lounge, Arrivals, Exits, Taxi drop-off areas|
|1F level||Taxi areas, Parking lots, Bus Station, foods and retaurants (including Chinese foods, noodles and KFC)|
Map and Location
Address: No.1 Dongzhan Road, Wujiagang District, Yichang, Hubei Province, China
Yichang East Railway Station is located 47km southeast of Three Gorges Dam, 11km southeast of Yichang downtown, 22km southeast of Yichang New Century Port, 11km northwest of Yichang Airport.
The public transports at Yichang East Railway Station are included taxi and bus.
Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also the most expensive way to get to Three Gorges Dam or Yichang New Century Port from Yichang East Railway Station.
The taxi fare from Yichang East Railway Station to Three Gorges Dam is around RMB102, 47km, 1 hour, one way.
The taxi fare from Yichang East Railway Station to Yichang New Century Port is around RMB50, 24km, 35 minutes, one way.
The taxi fare from Yichang East Railway Station to Yichang downtown is around RMB23, 12km, 30 minutes, one way.
Taxi pick-up area is on station square
There are 12 buses pass or Yichang East Railway Station, including bus No.1, No.5, BRT9. BRT68, etc.
The bus station is on 1F, station square.
How to visit Three Gorges Dam from Yichang East Railway Station?
Three Gorges Dam is located 47km northwest of Yichang East Railway Station. How to visit Three Gorges Dam from Yichang East Railway Station? Please click on here to get guides.
How to get to Yichang New Century Port from Yichang East Railway Station?
Yichang New Century Port is located 22km northwest of Yichang East Railway Station. How to get to Yichang New Century Port? Please click on here to get guides.
Step 1: Arrive at Yichang East Railway Station 40 minutes before train departure.
Step 2: Get through the real-name ID check. Please show your passport to station staff at entrance of station. The staff will scan your passport to check your identity document and your booking.
Step 3: Get through security check and find the boarding gate (Ticket Check). The live information of gate is on the overhead screens in departure hall, and the boarding gate No. of your train will be in our confirmation email we send you.
Step 4: Have a seat near the gate to wait for check-in and boarding. The ticket check gate will be opened 20 - 15 minutes prior to the departure time.
Step 5: Ticket check. Please show your passport to station staff to check in. The gate will be closed 5 minutes before train departure
Step 6: Boarding. Find the platform of your train, board the train and then find your seats. How to find your seats?
Two offices are on 2F
Do you need to collect train tickets?
Since Dec 2019, the electronic tickets have been available on most high-speed and bullet train routes from or to Yichang East Railway Station.
It means international travellers can show their passports, likes Chinese ID to check in and board the train directly, and don't need to collect the printed tickets at ticket office.
How to check in the train by E-ticket? Please click on here to get guides.
If you still need to pick up the train ticket, please click on here to get guides.
Step 1: After get off your train, follow direction signs to exits.
Step 2: Please show your passport and confirmation No.(or printed ticket) to station staff to check out.
Step 3: Leave Yichang East Railway Station by taxi, car or bus.