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Getting There

By Air

Fuzhou Changle International Airport (FOC) is situated in a sandy area of southeast Zhanggang Town, Changle City, some 50 kilometers (about 31 miles) from the city center, and is a modern, seashore based International airport. There are now more than 80 domestic and international airlines to approximately 55 cities. Domestic services include flights from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Jinan, Shenyang, Harbin, Chongqing, Chengdu, Zhengzhou, Kunming, Haikou, Urumqi and Xian, etc. International services include flights from Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Osaka to Fuzhou City. There are also daily scheduled flights from Hong Kong and Macau.

 Airport Transportation
 Fuzhou Airport—Downtown Area
Airport → Junzhu Huandao, Mawei District → Qiaobei City-bus Stop, Liuyi Road, Taijiang District
Operating hours: from the firstly flight to the last arrival flight
Duration: 60 minutes
Ticket fare: CNY20/person
Apollo Hotel → Airport
Operating hours: 05:30~20:30 with an interval of 25 minutes
Ticket fare: CNY20/person
Minjiang Hotel → Airport
Operating hours: 05:50~16:50 hourly
Ticket fare: CNY20/person
CAAC Ticket Office (Junzhu Road, Mawei District) → Airport
Operating hours: 06:40, 07:50, 07:50~17:50 hourly
Ticket fare: CNY20/person
Tips: the ticket of the first two buses should be purchased one day in advance at the CAAC Ticket Office. 

 Fuzhou Airport—Fuqing City

Operating Hours Duration Ticket Fare
Airport → Binjiang Parking Lot, Fuqing City in terms of the flights' arrival and the last bus leaves at 21:30 70 minutes CNY20
Binjiang Parking Lot, Fuqing City → Airport 06:15, 07:20, 08:20 ~ 18:20 hourly

 Fuzhou Airport—Lianjiang County
Operating Hours Duration Ticket Fare
Airport → Minyun Bus Station, Lianjiang in terms of the flights' arrival and the last bus leaves at 19:30 65 minutes CNY25
Minyun Bus Station, Lianjiang → Airport 06:10, 07:20, 08:20 ~ 17:20 hourly

 Fuzhou Airport—Nanping City
Operating Hours Duration Ticket Fare
Airport → Nanping Bus Station 12:30, 17:00, 19:30, 21:30 3.5 hours CNY85
Nanping Bus Station → Airport 06:30, 10:30, 12:30, 15:00

 Fuzhou Airport—Putian City
Operating Hours Duration Ticket Fare
Airport → Tianjiuwan Bus Station, Putian 10:00, 11:30, 12:30, 15:30, 17:00, 18:30, 20:00, 22:00 2 hours CNY60
Tianjiuwan Bus Station, Putian → Airport 05:00, 08:30, 10:00, 12:30, 14:30, 16:00, 17:00

 Fuzhou Airport—Ningde City
Operating Hours Duration Ticket Fare
Airport → Ningde Bus Station 10:30, 12:30, 15:00, 16:30, 19:30, 23:00 2 hours CNY65
Ningde Bus Station → Airport 05:15, 08:00, 11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 17:00

 Fuzhou Airport—Fuan City
Operating Hours Duration Ticket Fare
Airport → Fuan Bus Station 16 buses everyday 2.5 hours CNY100
Fuan Bus Station → Airport 12:30, 16:30

 Fuzhou Airport—Sanming City
Operating Hours Duration Ticket Fare
Airport → Shaxian Bus Station → Sanming West bus Station 16:30 4.5 hours Shaxian: CNY105;
Sanming: CNY110
Sanming West Bus Station → Shaxian Bus Station → Airport 09:00

By Train

Fuzhou Railway Station is the transportation hub of Fujian Province. It is located at the north end of Hualin Lu, in the northern part of the downtown area. Fuzhou station is connected with the national railway network and operates services to Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao, Zhengzhou, Nanjing, Nanchang, Guiyang, Changsha, Hefei, Chengdu, Chongqing, and Shenzhen. Also there are tourist lines from Nanping, Longyan, Yong'an and Wuyi Shan to Fuzhou. Every day, 16 pairs of trains leave and reach Fuzhou Railway Station to and from 16 major cities of the country. Apart from the ticket offices set within the railway stations, there are also thirty-eight ticket offices in total all over the city, which greatly facilitate people to choose the nearest to them.

Bus routes to the railway station: 2, 5, 17, 18, 20, 26, 51, 810, 821, 905, 917, 949, 951 and 966, also Yaxiya Zhuanxian (Asia Special Line), Xi/Dong Er' Huan Zhuanxian (Western/eastern 2nd Ring Road Special Line) and Nongda Zhuanxian (Agricultural University Special Line) to Fuzhou downtown for the ticket of CNY1.

Train tickets can be bought in the ticket office usually seven days prior to the departure date. During some traditional festivals like Spring Festival, tourists can buy their ticket eight days or more in advance.

Hualin Ticket Office: 203, Hualin Lu, Gulou District
Dongfang Ticket Office: N0.435, Fuma Lu, Jin'an District
Zhong Tie Kuai Yun Ticket Office: 16-17, Building 2, Fuyi Xincun, Jiangbin Dadao, Mawei District
Tangcheng Da Sha Ticket Office: 215, Wuyi Nan Lu (1/F, Tangcheng Dasha), Taijiang District

 By Bus

South Bus Station:
Address: No.190, Wuyi Zhong Lu, near the Da Li Jia Cheng
Bus Routes: 7, 19, 51, 52, 36, 801, 908, 959, 973
Time-Table: buses to some cities around for reference

North Bus Station: also Minyun North Bus Station (Min Yun Qi Che Bei Zhan)
Address: No.371, Hualing Lu, near Fuzhou Railway Station
Bus Routes: 2, 5, 20, 26, 51, 810, 821, 917, 949, 966
Time-Table: buses to some cities around for reference

West Bus Station: also Hongshan West Bus Station
Address: near the Hongshan Qiao
Bus Routes: 5, 14, 16, 33, 38, 812, 813, 956

 By Water

The Port of Fujian is a foreign trade harbor and an important river port of the Yangtze River. It operates many international shipping lines to thirty ports of over twenty countries in the world. The port is located on the west bank of Taiwan Strait and composed of an estuary port and sea port regions. There are special railway lines in Mawei Harbor District and Kuiqi Operation Zone which can be connected with Fuma Railway (from East Railway Station of Fuzhou to Qingzhou of Mawei District).

The main harbor districts of the port are mainly seated in the estuary port. Currently there are 120 docks and berths in entirety, with 18 of them being deepwater berths of more than 10,000 tons in tonnage capacities. There is a passenger transportation service supplied in the Mawei Harbor District. On weekdays and Sundays, there is a shuttle liner daily between Mawei and Matsu (in the northwest of the Taiwan Strait). During the Spring Festival, there may be three liners daily.

The Min River sea route of Fuzhou is from Nanping to Mawei, the passenger liners of Mawei harbor can bring you to Mt. Putuo, Ningbo etc. Out of the east estuary of the Min River, tourists can get a passage to the main ports of the Yangtze River, north to Shanghai and Qinhuangdao, south to Xiamen and Hong Kong and east to Keelung in Taiwan.

Fuzhou Port Passenger Transportation Station: in No.1, Jingwu Lu, Mawei
Bus Route: Mawei-Matsu Liner Regular Bus from Nan Men to the station (CNY4 for the whole course)
Ticket Fare: about CNY350 for one way

Getting Around

By Taxi

There are almost four-thousand taxies in Fuzhou which are mainly of the model types Santana and Fukang. The cost is generally the same among the large and middle sized cities. The flag-down rate of a Santana is CNY8 for the first 3 kilometers (about 1.9 miles), then CNY1.8 for each additional kilometer. A Fukang is CNY7 for the first 3 kilometers, and then CNY1.4 per kilometer. After 23:00, the flag-down rate will be increased by CNY0.8.

 By City-Bus

It is very convenient for tourists to go around the downtown area by bus. The ticket price is CNY1; tourists should ensure they have small change prior to boarding, the price increases to CNY2 from May 15th to Oct 15th if the bus is operating its air conditioning.

Some information on tourist buses to some sights in Fuzhou follows:
West Lake Park - Nos. 1, 805, 809 and 810  
National Forest Park - Nos. 45, 811, 802
Shoushan National Mine Park (Shoushan Waterfall Scenic Area) - getting off the buses Nos. 808 or 817 and then transferring to special tourist buses to the scenic area 
Mt. Gu - Nos. 7 and 49, also there are buses near Wuyi Square that will take you to Mt. Gu, which will take an hour and a half (about CNY10).
Mt. Yu - Nos. 11 and 20 (2 hours way)
Xichan Temple - Nos. 33, 38, 39
Memorial of Lin Zexu - Nos. 1 and 20
Mt. Ping - Nos. 8 and 20
Zhuzifang Block - Nos. 1 and 20

 By Subway
The Fuzhou subway will consist of seven lines in a ‘circular combining radial’ overall structure.  Lines 1 and 2 will form the ‘+' shaped urban rail skeleton. Lines 4, 5, 6 and the urban section of line 3, will form the basic urban rail network. Lines 7 and 5 will travel across the Minjiang River, and line 4 will run across the Wujiang River.