Zhaotong Airport is a second-class national airport, and now there are three passenger liners from Kunming to Zhaotong each day which take off at 9:45, 13:50 and 21:05 respectively. The 336-kilometer travel will take you half an hour and cost you 90 yuan.
Zhaotong airport is located in the eastern suburb of Zhaotong City and on the southern bank of Jinsha River. It is about 10 kilometers away from the city. There is first-class arterial highway from the city to the airport. Tourists can take a bus or taxi from the city to the airport.
Tips for Air Transportation:
The airport is less than 10 kilometers away from the city proper of Zhaotong, and it is a good choice to consult with the taxi-driver on the price before he starts the car.
Ticket-booking Tel: 0870-3135777
After entering Yunnan , Neijiang- Kunming Railway will reach the first station here, Shuifu Railway Station in Zhaotong, and this section of railway is called Anshu Section. There are three passenger trains staring from Zhaotong Station which lead to Chongqin, Neijiang and Liupanshui, and six other trains like Chengdu -Kunming Train going via Zhaotong.
Enquiry Telephone of Shuifu Railway Station in Zhaotong: 0871-7800717
Urban buses are comparatively smaller and the condition is not too good. They run at five- to ten-minute intervals and will cost you one yuan.
The urban taxi usually costs you three to five yuan, so there is no meters.
Tips for Urban Transportation of Zhaotong:
There are pedicabs in the city proper whose price depends on how long you will go, and be sure to ask about the price before you get on.