The public traffic system in Harbin city is well developed perfect. There are more than one hundred public bus lines In order to cater for tourists' need, two special tourist routes are opened successively. One departs from the Flood Control Monument and runs to the Sun Island. The other passes several tourist spots in the downtown area. Cost for a public bus is one to two Yuan per person.
Taxi cost varies depending on taxi types. usually, the flag down price for a Xiali taxi is 7 Yuan for the first three kilometers (about 1.86 miles) and then 1.6 Yuan for every additional kilometer. The starting price of a Jetta taxi is 8 Yuan for the first three kilometers and 1.9 Yuan for every additional kilometer. A Chery taxi costs 7 Yuan for the first three kilometers and 1.9 Yuan every additional kilometer. If the distance is over 12 kilometers, passengers must pay 50 percent surcharge.