Anshun is a city located in the mid-west of Guizhou Province and is 90 kilometers (about 56 miles) from the capital city Guiyang. Transportation between Anshun and other cities in China is now more convenient due to the opening of Huangguoshu Airport in 2006.
The road extends in all directions: the first speedway in southwest of China Guizhou-Huangguoshu Speedway offers great convenience to tourists. A two-hour drive takes tourists from Guiyang to Anshun. Getting around by train is also very convenient due to Guiyang-Kunming Railway Line which runs through this city. The Huangguoshu Tourist Special Line shuttles between this city and Guiyang every day.
Within the city, buses are clean and there are about 15 bus lines in the city. You can catch a bus at any station to reach the main streets in the city. Moreover, there are about 500 taxis in the city which are fairly priced and safe to use.
Airport Code: AVA
Location: Anshun Huangguoshu Airport is situated 6 kilometers (about 3.7 miles) south of the city center.
Brief Intro: Huangguoshu Airport was opened in 2004. Now, it has a runway of 2,800 meters (about 1.74 miles) long and 50 meters (about 0.03 miles) wide. The flight area of the airport has reached the standard of 4C Level. It is equipped with advanced facilities such as blind landing system, meteorological automatic observing system to keep the normal flight. It has opened the city up to visitors from other major cities in China like Shenyang, Kunming and Guangzhou. Anshun is the tourist center of Guizhou West Tour Line, and the airport not only improves the transport conditions in west part of Guizhou but also it is an important window to open Anshun to the public and increase tourism.
Service: Inquiry Number: 0853-3358766 3359777 Airport Ticket-booking Office Address: No.0-2 Guozhao Apartment Community, Ruofei Road (North)
Huangguoshu Airport Ticket Booking Telephone: 0853- 3359777 3358566
Civil Aviation Anshun Booking Office: 0853-3220247（3224848）
The local railway station is located in Nanhua Road and near to the South Bus Station. Every day there are trains to other major cities in China such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Guangzhou, etc. There is also Huangguoshu Tourist Special Line shuttling between the city and Guiyang Railway Station every day. Public buses No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 13 will take you to the railway station.
There are two main coach stations in this city. One is South Bus Station located at the opposite of Qiandong Mansion, Nanhua Road. There are direct buses to Guiyang and Liuzhi Special District. The terminal station in Guiyang is Guizhou Provincial Stadium Coach Station. In the city center public buses No.1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15 will take you to this station.
The other station is West Bus Station located beside the Gong'an (Police) Mansion, Taxi Road. Coaches at this station travel to Guiyang, Liuzhi Special District, Puding, Getuhe, etc. The terminal station in Guiyang is Guiyang Chief Coach Station. Buses No.1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 and 15 in the city center will take you there. The ticket fare is CNY5-8.
There are many shuttle buses in this city to Huangguoshu Waterfall. And there are special bus lines to Huangguoshu Waterfall, Dragon Palace Scenic Area in South Bus Station, West Bus Station and the square of the Railway Station.
There are 15 bus lines in the city covering most of the main buildings and avenues. The following provides some information on some of the buses' stations for your reference:
Line 1 passes by the following stations: 73 Hospital - Jianshe Road - Jianjun Road - Anshun City's Hospital - Hongshan Hotel - West Coach Station - South Coach Station - Railway Station;
Line 1 return route: Railway Station - South Coach Station - Jianjun Road - Jianshe Road - Baoshan Road
Line 2 passes by the following stations: 73 Hospital - Jianshe Road - Jianjun Road - Minzhu Road - South Coach Station - Railway Station;
Line 2 return route: Railway Station - Ma'anshan Road - South Coach Station - West Coach Station - Hongyang Road - Hongshan Hotel - Qianjin Road - Anshun City's Hospital - Jianjun Road - Jianshe Road
Line 3 passes by the following stations: Railway Station - Ma'anshan Road - Yan'an Hotel - Shifu Road - Hongyang Road - South Coach Station
Line 4 passes by the following stations: Railway Station - Ma'anshan Road - South Coach Station - Hongyang Road - Jianjun Road - Yan'an Hotel
Line 5 passes by the following stations: Railway Station - Ma'anshan Road - South Coach Station - Hongshan Hotel - Ruofei Formal Residence
Line 6 passed by the following stations: Railway Station - Ma'anshan Road - South Coach Station -Ruofei Formal Residence - Hongshan Hotel - Qianjin Road
It is pretty convenient to commute in the city by taxi. People are allowed to flag down a taxi anywhere. Currently, almost 700 taxis are in service, with the brands of Santana, BYD, Chery, Suzuki etc. Most taxi drivers charge by the meter. Sometimes a reasonable flat rate is also acceptable if they refuse to use taximeter. But when being extremely overcharged, you can dial 0853-3297777 for a complaint.
The taxi fare differs from the car emission volume:
1. For cars with the emission volume lower than 1.8 liters (0.47 gallon), the base price is CNY5 for the first 3 kilometers (1.9 miles) and it charges CNY1 for each extra kilometer (0.6 mile).
2. For cars with the emission volume higher than 1.8 liters (0.47 gallon), the flag-down rate is CNY6 for the first 3 kilometers (1.9 miles) and the cost for each additional kilometer (0.6 mile) is CNY1.5.
3. Regardless of the car brands and emission volume, when a car runs farther than 5 kilometers (3.1 miles), 50% surcharge is required for empty return. If running between 00:00 and 07:00 the next day, the flag-down rate is twice of the daytime charge. During the period, when the distance is farther than 3 kilometers (1.9 miles), the cost of each kilometer rises by 50%.
4. When a car waits less than 5 minutes for a ride, no extra fee is charged, while when the duration is longer than that, the cost of each extra 5 minutes is the same as the unit price of each kilometer (0.6 mile).