The nearest airport is Tongren Airport in Guizhou, with flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and other places. The airport is more than an hour's drive from Jishou City. In addition, there are Zhangjiajie and Zhijiang Airports which are near the city. Changsha Huanghua International Airport is 382 kilometers away from Jishou City.
At present, 38 train lines pass through Jishou, and the transportation is convenient. The planned Zhang-Ji-Huai High-speed Railway can greatly shorten the travel between Zhangjiajie-Jishou-Huaihua.
Xikou Bus Station (0743-8229161) has buses to Changsha, Tongren, Chengdu, Hengyang, Wuhan, Chongqing and Huaihua. The 209 National Highway, Baomao Expressway (G65) and Zhanghua Expressway (S10) passing through the city offer convenient self-drive.