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  • Guiyang Transportations

    • 1. By Air

     

    Airport Code: KWE
    Location: east of Guiyang, about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) to the city center
    Brief Intro: Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport was opened in 1997 and began to serve as an international airport in Jan, 2006.

    Airport Hotline: 0851-5498908

    Transportation: There is an airport shuttle bus available, running daily every 30 minutes from 8:30 to 18:30. The bus fare is CNY 10. You can catch the bus from the CAAC Ticket Office at the junction of Zunyi Lu and Qingyun Lu. Tel: 0851-5983000. If you take a taxi, between the airport and the city center the fare is about CNY 50.

     

    • 2. By Train

     

     

    Guiyang is the transportation center of Guizhou Province. Transportation links depend mainly on the rail system. Four railways pass through Guiyang connecting to  Chengdu, Chongqing, Liuzhou of Guangxi, Kunming and Zhuzhou and other major cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Zhanjiang and Beihai and so on.

    Guiyang Railway Station lies in downtown Guiyang. From the station, buses No. 1 and 2 are available for your convenience.

    Tickets can be purchased six days in advance.

    Railway Station Inquiry Number: 0851-8181222

     

    • 3. By Long-distance Bus

     

    Road transportation in Guiyang is quite convenient as both national highways and expressways link each corner there.

    (1) Guiyang Tourist Bus Station
    Location: No. 278, Beijing Lu
    The Tourist Bus Station opposite Qianling Dasha (Qianling Building) deals with tourist bus services only and operates from 7:00 to 20:00. Buses from here mainly serve tourist attractions in Guizhou such as the Huangguoshu Waterfall (two hours), the Dragon Palace Cave Scenic Spot, Zhijin Cave Scenic Spot and the Fanjing Mountain.

    It is important to check the exact time of your bus as, though some buses run every thirty minutes, some run only once a day.
    You can get to the station via public bus Nos. 1, 2, 10, 12, 13, 16, 23, 61 and 87.

    (2) Guizhou Provincial Stadium Coach Station
    Location: No. 338, Zunyi Lu
    Coaches here run between Guiyang and Zunyi, Anshun, Kaili and Duyun. They are available from 07:00 in the morning and run every thirty minutes.

    (3) Guiyang Coach Terminal
    Location: No. 32, Yan'an Xi Lu
    Coaches here are mainly bound for cities and counties inside Guizhou Province, as well as neighboring cities and provinces, Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangxi, Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangdong and Chongqing. Generally the coaches leave hourly.

     

    • 4. City Transportations

     

     

    (1) By City-bus
    Guiyang is the first city in China to adopt self-service ticketing for its public transportation. The bus fare is CNY1. A word of warning: Guiyang is a hilly city, so it is suggested that tourists not drive cars themselves to avoid accidents.

    (2) By Taxi
    Taxis can be hailed in the street. The rate is CNY8-10 for the first three kilometers (1.9 miles) and CNY1.4-1.6 for every succeeding kilometer. However, it has become usual to pay CNY10 for riding in the downtown area in daytime and CNY12 after 22:00.

    (3) By Bicycle
    Most people prefer walking and public buses to cycling. Generally bicycles can be hired in parks and at scenic areas. Usually the cost is about CNY10 to hire one.