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Jinan Transportation - Getting There

By Air

Airport code: TNA
Airport Location: Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport is about 33 kilometers (about 20.5 miles) outside of the city proper. It connects to both the Jiqing (Jinan –Qingdao) and Jingfu (Jingfu – Fuzhou) highways, providing very convenient airport transportation.

Brief intro
Covering an area of 230,000 square meters (about 56.8 acres), it is one of China's finest airports. Notably, it is also the largest passenger airport in Shandong Province.

Viewed from a distance, the airport appears to be a flying roc, which will surely arouse your imagination. It has one of the biggest waiting areas in all of China, which makes it play an important role in the Chinese air industry. Some 54 domestic and international airlines have been opened. Flights originating here can reach more than 38 cities both in China as well as abroad.

Parking: There are eight parking areas located in the square in front of the new waiting hall. Some 1,200 cars can be parked at the same time. This can be very convenient for you!

Hotel: Jinan International Airport Hotel is a three-star hotel, located only 50 meters (about 54.7 yards) away from the waiting hall. Amenities including dining facilities, entertainment, meeting rooms, ATM, and pubs, are all available here.

In addition to the usual hotel services, there are also business VIP rooms, first-class cabin waiting rooms, nursing rooms, medical center, restaurants, and other facilities which are ready to serve the traveler.

Airport Transportation:
Shuttle Bus:
1. From the downtown Jinan to the airport: You can take the bus in front of Yuquan Simpson Hotel and Bus Station in Railway Station Square The bus runs every an hour from 6:00 to 19:00.
2. From the airport to downtown: Exit Gate 3, 4, 1/F, Arrival Hall
First Flight arrival till 18:00: airport bus run to Jinan Railway Station
After 18:00: the bus run to Yuquan Simpson Hotel

The fare is CNY20 and the whole journey takes about an hour.

It cost over CNY100 to take a taxi from the airport to the city center, Quancheng Square, or the Sofitel Silver Plaza in the downtown area.

Apart from airport buses running to downtown, there are also direct buses running between the airport and other cities in Shandong Province.

 To Zibo City: CNY60 for about one hour and a half
The departure time from airport to Zibo: 09:30, 10:30, 11:20, 12:10, 13:00, 13:50, 15:00, 16:00, 17:10, 18:20, 19:30, 20:40, 22:00
The departure time from Zibo to airport: 05:20, 6:30, 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:30, 12:30, 13:40, 14:50, 15:50, 17:00, 18:00, 19:00
Pick-up Point in Zibo: Rose Hotel (1, Zhongxin Road, Zhangdian District opposite to Zibo Railway Station Square)

 To Dongying City: CNY100 for about two hours and a half
The departure time from airport to Dongying: 10:50, 11:50, 13:30, 15:00, 16:30, 19:30, 19:10, 20:30
The departure time from Dongying to airport: 04:00, 06:30, 08:00, 09:30, 11:00, 12:30, 13:30, 15;30
Pick-up Point in Dongying: Victory Square (Shengli Guangchang) (Liaocheng Road, Dongying District)

 To Tai'an City: CNY60 for about one hour and a half
The departure time from airport to Tai'an: 11:30, 14:00, 16:30, 17:30, 20:00
The departure time from Tai'an to airport: 05:30, 08:30, 10:00, 13:30, 16:40
Pick-up Point in Tai'an: Taishan Hotel (26, Hongmen Road, Taishan District)

 To Jining City: CNY120 for about three hours
The departure time from airport to Jining: 11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 16:30, 18:00, 20:00
The departure time from Jining to airport: 06:30, 08:00, 09:30, 11:00, 13:00, 15:00
Pick-up Point in Jining: Jining Shuntong Travel Service (4, north section of Jianshe Road, the North Bus Station)

 To Qingzhou City: CNY100 for about two hours
The departure time from airport to Qingzhou: 10:30, 13:00, 16:00, 18:30
The departure time from Qingzhou to airport: 05:00, 08:00, 12:30, 15:30
Pick-up Point in Qingzhou: Qingzhou Terminal of Jinan Airport (312, Yunmenshan North Road)

 To Binzhou City: CNY60 for about two hours
The departure time from airport to Binzhou: 11:00, 13:30, 17:30, 19:30
The departure time from Binzhou to airport: 04:30, 08:30, 13:30, 16:00
Pick-up point in Binzhou: Bohao International Square (intersection of Huanghe 4th Road and Bohai 7th Road)

 To Dezhou City: CNY70 for about two hours
The departure time from airport to Dezhou: 11:00, 13:30, 17:00
The departure time from Dezhou to airport: 08:00, 10:30, 14:00
Pick-ip point in Dezhou: Dezhou Long-distance Bus Station

 To Liaocheng City: CNY70 for about 2 hours
The departure time from airport to Liaocheng: 11:30, 13:15, 16:30, 19:00
The departure time from Liaocheng to airport: 05:00, 08:00, 13:30, 15:30
Pick-ip point in Liaocheng: Liaocheng Long-distance Bus Terminal

By Train

speed trainThere are two railway stations in the city, Jinan Railway Station and East Railway Station.

Jinan Railway Station is the largest in Shandong Province. Railway lines Beijing-Shanghai and Qingdao-Jinan pass and stop here. It also connects Jinan with other large cities, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Lianyungang, Xian, Urumqi and Hangzhou, etc.

A ticket office is located on the west side on Floor 1 of Jinan Railway Station. Tickets can be purchased one week in advance and it also deals with the return of tickets. A word of warning: it is a common phenomenon that during the May Day and National Day Holidays, either air tickets or the train tickets are in short supply due to huge demand. To ensure your trip for the next destination or returning home, make a reservation as you enter the city.

East Railway Station is the stopover for trains operating between Qingdao-Dandong, Qingdao-Taiyuan and Beijing-Weihai. There is a direct train (Train 2523) starting here to Luoyang. The journey takes about 12 hours.

Inquiry Numbers: 0531-86012520, 86943693, 95001818, 96519

By Long-Distance Bus

The express ways, Beijing-Shanghai, Jinan-Qingdao, Jinan-Liaocheng and four national highways, Beijing-Fuzhou, Binzhou-Zhengzhou, Qingdao-Shijiazhuang and Rongcheng-Lanzhou all pass by the city.

There are two major coach stations in the city.
One is Jinan Coach Terminal, No.131, Jiluo Lu.
Coaches here mainly head for the cities of Shandong Province and the big neighboring cities. There are also special tourist lines to famous sights inside Shandong Province in operation.

The other is the East Coach Station, on Jiefang Lu.
Coaches connect Jinan and cities of other provinces like Taiyuan of Shanxi Province, Shijiazhuang of Hebei Province and Puyang City of Henan Province. These coaches operate in the morning.

Coaches to cities inside Shandong such as Heze, Linyi, Qufu and Tai'an operate in the afternoon.