Hefei Xinqiao International Airport is about 31.8 km (20 miles) from the city center. It is an important airport, linking Hefei city with many cities home and abroad. Flights to domestic cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and flights to many tourism cities such as Lijiang, Guilin and so on can be found in the airport. Direct international flights to some Asian cities such as Taipei, Singapore, Cheju, Hong Kong, Macau, Seoul, Bangkok and so on are operated from there.
Another good choice for travel to the city is by train. There are two railway stations in the city. One is Hefei Railway Station, located in the New Railway Station Comprehensive Development Experimental Zone and can be reached by city busses No.1, 10, 11, 21, and 22. The train can reach Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Chengdu, Nanchang, etc. The other station, Western Railway Station, is located in the west end of Wangjiang Road and can be reached by city bus No.111 from the Railway Station. Both stations can reach the neighboring cities of Anhui Province such as Anqing, Bengbu, Wuhu, Haozhou, Huangshan, etc.
There are regular trains running to Nanchang starting from the Railway Station at 10:00 and arriving at Nanchang at 17:35. Another three lines passing the Western Railway Station are Shanghai → Anqing, Hefei → Anqing, Hefei → Shenzhen.
By Long-Distance Bus
Long-distance Bus Station
Address: No.168 at Mingguang Road
This is the biggest one in the city. The regular lines in this station are mainly to other provinces and other big cities in China such as Beijing, Tianjin, Xian, Zhengzhou, etc. You can take the following routes to arrive at the station: Dongqu No.1, Dongqu No.115, Xiqu No.118, Nanqu No.128.
Jinhu Expressway Autobus Station
This is located within the Long-distance Bus Station, thus take the following routes to arrive: Dongqu No.1, Dongqu No.115, Xiqu No.118, Nanqu No.128. The autobuses at Jinhu Expressway Autobus Station are to the surrounding cities such as Shanghai, Nanjing, Wuxi, and Nanchang.
Feiyan Bus Station
Address: Sanxiaokou at Jinzhai Road
The high-speed autobuses in this station are mainly to Shanghai, Hangzhou, Wuxi, Wuhan and Anqing.
Anhui Provincial Tour Bus Station
Address: the east side of the Railway Station
The regular lines in this station are mainly to Mt. Huangshan and Mt. Jiuhuashan. The column below is for your reference:
Currently there are around 100 lines in the City. They usually operate from early morning (06:00) till evening (20:00, or as late as 23:00). The fare is usually CNY1. You cannot get change when you are on them, so you need to plan ahead to have the correct amount. Transportation within the city is very convenient although it is sometime every crowded. There are regular routes to most of the scenic spots in the city.
If you feel tired or you want to save time, you can choose a taxi instead. At present, the fare for a taxi in the city is CNY6 for the first 2.5 kilometers. Subsequent kilometers differ in price according to the different styles of taxi: Santana is CNY1.2 for subsequent kilometers and Xiali is CNY1. If the taxi drives more than 10 kilometers, it will normally add 50 percent of the general fee to the cost. When the taxi drives at night between 23:00 and 05:00, an additional 20 percent allowance for night-driving is normal. According to different types of cabs, additional fare is charged differently at night: CNY1.2 per kilometers for Xiali and CNY1.44 for Santana and Fukang.