Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge

Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge in Zhangjiajie in Hunan Province Grand Canyon scenic area, Known as the world’s longest, the highest all-transparent glass bridge, measures 430 metres in total length and 6 metres in breadth, and is suspended about 260 metres above the ground.  It is designed to carry up to 800 visitors at a time.

Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge

Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge

The deck is entirely made of transparent glass. The center of the bridge is the highest bungee jumping platform in the world. There is no steel bracket in the whole project. At the same time, it is a kind of bridge with all-glass structure. After the completion of the glass bridge, it will become the world’s first glaciated alpine valley glass bridge; and hit the world’s highest glass bridge, the first use of new composite materials to build bridges and many other worlds.

  • June 25, 2016, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Bridge to accept security checks
  • August 20, put into trial operation
  • September 2, suspend reception of Chinese and foreign tourists
  • September 30 to resume operations.

It offers a way to enjoy a panoramic view of the stunning Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon — if you dare to walk on it! It doesn’t just serve as a walkway — visitors can go bungee jumping and zip-lining off of it as well.

Start your adventure to the world’s longest glass bridge in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. Here, you can see the highest and longest glass bridge in the world!

Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge

Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge

Best Times to Visit

Try to Avoid the Crowds
The glass bridge is very popular with visitors from home and abroad. It is crowded most of the time. We advise our customers to try to avoid the following periods when the park is particularly crowded:

  • National Day Holiday (October 1–7)
  • Labor Day Holiday (May 1–3)

Travel Essentials

How to Buy Tickets

Bridge is only open to those who have one of the limited tickets and time slot reserved. There are no exceptions: space to visit the Glass Bridge is limited and tickets have an entrance time which is reserved time.

Ticket TypeCostEntering TimeTime Needed for a Visit
Ticket A for the Grand Canyon onlyRMB 1186:30–9:59 or
10:00–13:29 or
13:30–16:00
3 hours
Ticket B for the canyon and glass bridgeRMB 2566:30–9:59 or
10:00–13:29 or
13:30–16:00
3–4 hours
Ticket C for the glass bridge onlyRMB 13816:20–18:3040 minutes
  1. The official website only accepts bookings made with a Chinese ID. Being a foreign visitor, you’d better book through a travel agency.
  2. Below 1.3m in height must obtain a free ticket.

All times shown here are subject to change without notice.

Please Note: 

  1. For your safety, all Visitors must wear flat-soled shoes
  2. Visitors can only bring along the following during the tour: wallet, Cellphones. All your belongings can be stored in lockers before the tour
  3. Contact our customer service team for refunds from schedule changes/cancellations due to traffic, weather, and other unexpected conditions. However, refunds will not be provided for personal reasons
  4. Travelers with the following conditions are not recommended for participation: hypertension, heart disease, acrophobia, epilepsy, pregnancy, asthma, joint, limb or back problems, acrophobia, vertigo, dizziness, visual and auditory impairment, and those recovering from surgery
  5. No changes or cancellations can be made once your booking has been confirmed

How to Travel to Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge

The city of Zhangjiajie is easily accessible by airplane or train from the main cities of China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xi’an, Changsha, Shenyang, Qingdao, Shenzhen. Check the details on How do you get to Zhangjiajie?

From Downtown Zhangjiajie
Take a bus from Zhangjiajie Center Bus Station (张家界市中心汽车站) to Wulingyuan (武陵源) Bus Station. The travel time is about an hour. Then take a bus directly to the canyon.

Zhangjiajie Center Bus Station to wulingyuan bus

Zhangjiajie Center Bus Station to wulingyuan bus

From Zhangjiajie to Wulingyuan Bus Routes

Zhangjiajie Center Bus Station To Wulingyuan

Routes Type: Circular
Operating Hours: AM 7:00 – PM 17:30
Headway: 10mins
Fare: RMB(¥) 14

  • Please tender exact fare when boarding the bus.
  • The estimated journey time is 80 mins approx.
  • This information is for reference only and is subject to change according to the traffic conditions without prior notice.

From Wulingyuan Scenic Area
Take the “Wulingyuan–Grand Canyon” line (武陵源–大峡谷) at Wulingyuan Bus Station. It takes about 40 minutes. Once in the Grand Canyon, follow the signs and people to reach the glass bridge.

Wulingyuan to Grand Canyon Bus

Wulingyuan to Grand Canyon Bus

From Wulingyuan to Grand Canyon Bus Routes

Wulingyuan To Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon

Routes Type: Circular
Operating Hours: AM 7:00 – PM 17:30
Headway: 30mins
Fare: RMB(¥) 15

  • Please tender exact fare when boarding the bus.
  • The estimated journey time is 80 mins approx.
  • This information is for reference only and is subject to change according to the traffic conditions without prior notice.
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