Getting to Wudang

Updated: 2011-07-11

1. By road

The Wahan-Shiyan expressway connects Wudang Mountain with Wuhan and the Xiangfan-Jingzhou expressway which reaches Wudang Mountain, Xiangfan and Jingzhou, and both run to the Pearl River Delta and Yangtze River Delta.

The Fuzhou-Yinchuan expressway reaches Wudang Mountain and Xi'an and national roads 316 and 209 both pass through Wudang Mountain, with long-distance buses coming ten times a day.

There are three tourist roads on Wudang Mountain: one from the entrance to the Crow Ridge, about 25.05 kilometers long, and passing through scenic sites such as Hui Long Temple, Needle-Grinding Well, Guan Di Temple, Lao Jun Temple, Prince Slope, Dragon Spring Temple, Tian Jing Bridge, Wealth God Temple, Wei Lie Temple, Purple Heaven Palace and the South Crag Palace; a second is from the entrance to Er Ya Zi, Lao Jun Tang, ending at the Middle Temple of Qiong Tai; the third runs from Hao Kou in Liu Li Ping Village to Five Dragon Palace.

2. By rail

The Xiangfan-Chongging railway line, 916 kilometers long, from Xiangfan City in the east to Chongqing in the west, passes to the north of Wudang Mountain. The main stops at Wudang are Wudang Mountain and Shiyan stations. Some ten pairs of passenger trains stop at the above stations. Also, there is the CRH trains from Shiyan to Wuhan.  

3. By air

The Wudang Mountain Airport is still under construction.

The nearest airports to Wudang Mountain are Xiangfan, about 140 km from Wudang Mountain; Wuhan, about 400 km away (there is an expressway); Nanyang, about 400 km (also an expressway), and Xi'an, about a bit longer, at 320 km (also with an expressway).

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