Dunhuang Transportation -- Getting Around
|Taxis in Dunhuang|
1. City-bus services are not very punctual so it maybe necessary for you to take other transport methods into consideration on your trip.
2. City-bus drivers know Dunhuang quite well. You would usually get correct information by asking them your way.
|Cars with the emission volume lower than 1.6L (0.4gal)||Cars with the emission volume higher than 1.6L (0.4gal)|
|CNY5 for the first 3km (1.9mi)||CNY5 for the first 2km (1.2mi)|
|CNY1.2 for each extra kilometer (0.6mi)||CNY1.4 for each extra kilometer (0.6mi)|
|CNY1.8 for each extra kilometer if a car runs farther than 10km (6.2mi)||CNY2 for each extra kilometer if a car runs farther than 10km (6.2mi)|
|Tip: It usually costs only CNY5 to get anywhere within downtown area since the city is not large.|
Many tourists hire a taxi or minibus from the downtown to tour the surrounding attractions. The price is usually negotiable and reasonable. Here are the fees for your reference and they are all for single trips:
To Echoing-Sand Mountain, it costs CNY10;
To Mogao Caves, it costs CNY30-50;
To Dunhuang Airport: CNY30-40;
If hire a taxi to cover Mogao Caves, Echoing-Sand Mountain and Crescent Lake, the round trip fare is CNY100-200.
To Mingsha mountain: The common way is to take taxi directly with around CNY20.
Mogao Grottoes: You can take bus from Xiyu Rd Mingshan Rd with CNY8.
Dunhuang Museum: You can take bus No.3 to it or take taxi with around CNY10 if you are in the downtown.
Appreciate your advise. Thanks.
Have a nice journey!