Qingdao Train Schedule
Currently, there are two railway stations in the city for passenger transport: the local station and the North Railway Station.
Qingdao Railway Station
|The Local Railway Station|
Bus: No. 2, 5, 8, 25, 26, 202, 217, 218, 220, 223, 301, 303, 304, 305, 307, 311, 312, 316, 320, 321, 501, 702, 802
Trolley: No. 2
The North Railway Station
Located in Licang District, the north railway station can be reached by bus nos. 23 (Loop Line), 24, 112, 113, 118, 120, 207 (Loop Line), 325, 603 or 908. Put into operation in 2014, the north station mainly operate high speed trains, bullet trains and K (fast) trains.
There are eight passenger coach stations in the city, supplying frequent long-distance buses to and from many cities and regions in China. Among them, the local Long-distance Bus Station, or Sifang Long-distance Bus station located at No. 2, Wenzhou Road is the largest. There are about two-thousand buses per day leaving here for Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Henan, Hebei, Hubei and some cities inside Shandong Province.
Here below are the other seven coach stations:
Cangkou Coach Station: No. 513, Chongqing Middle Road, Licang District
Guantao Road Coach Station: No. 49, Guantao Road
North Coach Station: No. 59, Chongqing North Road
Haibohe Coach Station: No. 58, Inner Mongolia Road
East Coach Station: No. 163, Shenzhen Road
Railway Station Coach Station: No. 1, Shanxian Branch Road, Shinan District
Lijin Road Coach Station: No. 30, Lijin Road
The city's passenger port is located at No. 6, Xinjiang Road, Shibei District. Currently, it services ships to Incheon, South Korea; Shimonoseki, Japan; and Shanghai.
|Route||Departure time||Arrival Time||Duration|
|to Incheon||17:00, Monday||12:00, Tuesday||19 hours|
|17:00, Thursday||12:00, Friday|
|to Shimonoseki||20:00, Monday||08:30, Wednesday||36 hours|
|20:00, Thursday||08:30, Saturday|
|from Shimonoseki||12:00, Wednesday||15:30, Thursday||26 hours|
|12:00 Saturday||15:30, Sunday|
|to Shanghai||Summer seasonal route, one ship every two or four days||26 hours|
Note: The above timetable is for reference only. The sailing schedule may be adjusted any time.
As the first metro line in Shandong Province, line 3 has already been put into use on December 16, 2015. It links North Railway Station and Shuangshan, operating from 06:30 to 21:30 at intervals of 8.5 minutes daily. By the year of 2020, 10 more subway lines, which shall cover about 300 mi (470 km), will form a convenient metro system in the urban and suburban areas. By then, it will be pretty convenient to head for the railway stations, long-distance bus station, and airport.
See subway maps for reference.
|In the Public Bus|
Standard bus fare is CNY1; fare on an air-conditioned bus is CNY2. If you pay by transportation card (Qindaotong in Chinese), passengers can enjoy a 20% discount.
Many bus routes run along the coast including Nos. 26, 304, 317, 321, and the Tourism Special Line 802 from west to east of the city and pass through major sightseeing places such as the Zhan Bridge (Zhan Qiao), Luxun Park, Bathing Beach, Badaguan, etc.
There are two types of taxis in the city: the ordinary ones and the luxury ones. The taxi fee for ordinaries is CNY9 for the first 3 kilometers (about 1.86 miles) and CNY1.4 for every succeeding kilometer. The fee for luxury taxis is CNY 12 for the first 3 kilometers and CNY 1.9 for every succeeding kilometer.
Tip: Taxi drivers in the city like to recommend accommodations and car rentals for visiting Mt. Laoshan. Don't rely on them. We suggest you make your own choices. Mt. Laoshan can be reached by buses 104, 113 and 304.
|Ferries in Pier|
The ferryboat between the Old City and Huangdao enhances the ties between the two sides of Jiaozhou Bay. It takes twenty to thirty minutes to reach Huangdao. The first departure is at 6:30, the last at 21:00. The interval is twenty minutes, and the fare for the ordinary boat is CNY7. The high-speed boat is CNY 9.5.
Qingdao - Xuejia Island (Anzi Dock)
Ordinary Boat: The first departure is at 06:40 and the last at 19:10. The interval is thirty minutes and the fare is CNY 10.
High-speed Boat: The first departure is at 7:15, the last at 18:15. The interval is thirty minutes and the fare is CNY 12.
Qingdao – Zhucha Island
The ferry heads for Zhucha Island from the high-speed ferryboat port at 08:30 and returns at 15:30 every Saturday and Sunday. A single trip takes about thirty minutes and CNY 25.
Xuejia Island – Zhucha Island
The boarding port is the Xuejia Island high-speed ferryboat port, and a single trip ticket is CNY 20.
Related Link : Qingdao Cruise
Visitors can take the boat to enjoy Qingdao Bay, Zhan Bridge, the Naval Museum, Luxun Park, and other scenic spots. A single ride takes about thirty minutes and costs CNY 30. The boarding ports are Feiyang Port (west of Zhan Bridge) or Shengshi Port (east of Zhan Bridge, close to the Naval Museum).
Another sightseeing boat, “The Blue Sea Pearl” departs from the Olympic Sailing Center at 10:30 and 15:00. It takes visitors to enjoy the scenery at Badaguan, No. 1 Bathing Beach, Zhan Bridge, Small Qingdao Island, etc. The ticket fare is CNY 80.