Dalian Transportation

How to Travel Between Dalian and Yantai

Dalian and Yantai face each other across the Bohai Sea. Their straight line distance is about 170 kilometers (106 miles) but the land distance is about 1,400 kilometers (870 miles). So the best and fastest way to travel between them is by air, taking only 1 hour. Discounted tickets are frequently available online and the cheapest economy class tickets cost only CNY170 in low seasons. Visitors can also reach the destinations by taking ferry. Generally, it spends 5.5 to 7.5 hours and CNY130 to 1,580. As the ferry sets sail at night, one night accommodation fee will be saved.
How to Travel Between Dalian and Yantai

How to Travel from Dalian to Yantai

1. Dalian to Yantai Flight: about 1 hour, CNY170 to CNY1,980

For travelers with tight schedule, taking direct flights is always the prior choice since the flight time is as short as about 1hour. There are 4 to 6 direct flights every day flying from Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport to Yantai Penglai International Airport. Most of them take off in the afternoon and only MU2889 at 7:45. The latest flight is JR1586 which departs at 19:40. Travelers may enjoy 20% - 60% discount if they book tickets in advance. In low seasons, the price of economy class can decease to as low as CNY170.

Ticket Fare:
Business Class: CNY535 to CNY1,980; Economy Class: CNY170 to CNY990
 

2. Dalian to Yantai Ferry: about 6.5 to 7.5 hours, CNY130 to CNY 1,580

4 to 26 ferries are in operation from Dalian to Yantai. They set off from Dalian Bay Transport Hub / Dalian Port/ Dalian Bay New Port/ Lushu West Port/ Lushun New Port and arrive at Yantai Salvage Bureau Port/ Yantai Tongsanlun Ferry Terminal/ Yantai Port Passenger Station/ Yantai North Port/ Longkou Port Passenger Station/ Penglai Port. The last ferry can be taken at Dalian Bay Transport Hub at 23:00. The journey time is 5.5 to 7.5 hours. Different types of cabins can be choose and the price ranges between CNY130 and CNY 1,200. The overnight ferry is a good choice for budget travelers.

Ticket Fare:

Types of Cabins      Equipment Fare
Seat Class   aero seat   CNY130-190
Fourth Class  8 berths in each cabin CNY210
Third Class B  8 berths in each cabin CNY240
Third Class A   4 berths in each cabin   CNY260
VIP Third Class 4 berths in each cabin   CNY300
Second Class   3 berths in each cabin     CNY300
Second Class B   4 berths in each cabin  CNY320-380
Second Class A   2 berths in each cabin CNY390-440
First Class   1 berth in each cabin     CNY460-1,080
VIP Class 1 berth with independent washing room   CNY780-1,580
 

How to Travel from Yantai to Dalian

1. Yantai to Dalian Flight: about 1 hour, CNY170 to CNY1,980

Every day 4 to 6 flights are in service from Yantai Penglai International Airport to Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport during 08:25 to 18:15, taking only 1 hour. It is recommended to purchase discounted tickets online to save some travel costs. The minimum ticket price of economy class is CNY170 in low seasons.

Ticket Fare:
Business Class: CNY535 to CNY1,980; Economy Class: CNY170 to CNY990
 

2. Yantai to Dalian Ferry: about 6.5 to 7.5 hours, CNY190 to CNY 1,200

The frequency of ferry is much better than that of direct flight. There are 14 to 22 ferries from Yantai to Dalian every day. Travelers can take ferry at Yantai Salvage Bureau Port/ Yantai Tongsanlun Ferry Terminal/ Yantai Port Passenger Station/ Yantai North Port/ Longkou Port / Penglai Port. Normally, 6.5 to 7.5 hours and over CNY190 are needed.

Ticket Fare:

Types of Cabins  Fare
Seat   CNY130-190
Fourth Class  CNY210
Third Class   CNY190-260
Third Class B  CNY180-240
Third Class A  CNY220-260
VIP Third Class  CNY270-280
Second Class  CNY300-360
Second Class B   CNY350-360
Second Class A  CNY390-440
First Class CNY460-890
VIP Class CNY780-1,200
- Last modified on Apr. 07, 2021 -
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