Close to Nanjing (the capital of Jiangsu Province), Hefei plays an important role in the East transport net of China. Hefei Luogang International Airport(??????)has domestic flights and international flights,such as international flights to Seoul, Singapore and Bangkok. Hefei also has a comprehensive railway and highway transport hub.
Hefei has a modern and comprehensive air transport net with 2 airports. Hefei Luogang International Airport has serviced the city for nearly 50 years. Hefei Xinqiao International Airport(??????)is in construction and will be in operation in 2013.
Hefei Luogang International Airport
Hefei Luogang International Airport is an important air connection of the middle China and coastal developed areas. Located in the South city, the airport is a large-scale modern international airport.
Luogang International Airport has opened more than 20 domestic air routes, such as flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Haikou, Hangzhou, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Qingdao, Dalian, Shenyang, Changchun, Harbin, Chengdu, Xi'an, Nanyang, Wenzhou, Anqing, Fuyang and Huangshan. There are regular regional flights to Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei and Kaohsiung, and international fights to Seoul, Jeju, Singapore, Osaka and Bangkok.
Address: The airport is located in Luogang Town, Baohe District, Hefei(?????????).
How to get there?
No.11 bus in the downtown can reach Hefei Luogang International Airport from 06:00 to 19:30 every day. Traveler can take a taxi to the airport with a journey less than 20 minutes.
The Aviation Ticket Center is at No.216, Changjiang Road. Passengers can take No.3, 9, 116, 125, or 136 Bus and get off at Sanxiaokou Bus Stop.
Hefei Xinqiao International Airport
Hefei Xinqiao International Airport has been under construction. According the latest news, the airport will have trial flights after the Chinese Spring Festival in 2012, which will make Hefei have a more convenient air system.
Address: It is situated in Gaoliu Town, Feixi County, Hefei (?????????), about 31.8 kilometers away from the city center of Hefei.
Huainan Railway is linked with Beijing-to-Shanghai Railway in the North, and connects with south railway net. There are 2 major railway stations offering railway service in Hefei.
Hefei New Railway Station (?????)
Located in Shengli Road in the Northern city, Hefei New Railway Station is the biggest start railway station in Anhui Province. Three important national railways meet in Hefei, and there is a railway transport net radiated from Hefei. The railway station has trains to Beijing, Shanghai, Ningbo, Hankou, Chengdu, Zhengzhou, Shangqiu, Shenzhen and so on. It also has trains to other cities within Anhui Province, such as Bengbu, Huaibei, Bozhou, Huangshan, etc. There are a lot of buses running to the New Railway Station, including Bus No. 152,119,111,233,1,226,801,21,11,705 and 127.
Hefei West Railway Station(??????)
Hefei West Railway Station is in the west of Wangjianglu(???). Shanghai-to-Anqing, Hefei-to-Anqing and Hefei-to-Shenzhen Trains pass through the railway station. Passengers can take No.111 or 136 Bus to get there.
As a road transport center in Anhui Province, Hefei has 3 major coach stations. No.312 and 206 national highways join together in Hefei. It improves the highway transport to Shanghai, Ningbo, Hangzhou and other cities along the Yangtze River after the Hefei-Ningbo highway, Hefei-Wuzhou highway and Hefei-Bengbu highway is in use.
There are major coach stations in Hefei City.
Hefei Central Coach Station(??????????)
Address: It is located in Zhanqian East Road, Yaohai District, Hefei(??????????),near the Hefei New Railway Station.
Getting there: Bus No.1 and 10
Anhui Provincial Coach Station (?????????)
Address:: No.35, Shengli Road, Yaohai District, Hefei (?????????35?).
Getting there: Bus No.1 and 119
Hefei Bus Station(?????)
Address:No.168, Mingguang Road,Hefei(??????168?).
Getting there: Bus No. 145, 139, 26 and 1
Hefei Tourism Coach Station (???????)
Address: 300 meters away from the railway station in Zhanqian Road (???????300?).
Getting there: Bus No. 10, 40, 129 and 139
Hefei provides people with a fast and convenient city transport net with buses and taxis. In order to enhance city transport service, Hefei’ subway systems has been in constriction. Subway Line 2 has started to be constructed recently, and Subway Line I may be in use at the end of 2014.
Hefei has a convenient bus transport, with more than 80 bus routes. Buses with number from 1 to 47 are standard bus, as well as Bus 201 and Bus 202. Buses with numbers between 101 and 135 are minibuses. Usually, the ticket for an ordinary bus is 1 CNY, and 2 CNY for an air-conditioned bus. Victors can take a bus to all the attractions in the downtown of Hefei.
Black taxis start at 8 CNY for the first 2.5 kilometer, then charge 1.5 CNY per kilometer and 1 CNY for fuel surcharge. Other taxis begin with 6 CNY for the first 2.5 kilometers, then it is 1.2 CNY for each kilometer and 2 CNY for fuel surcharge in the end. The basic taxi price for the first 2.5 kilometers cost one more yuan between 23:00 and 06:00.The other prices are the same during this period.