Airport Code: KWE
Location: About 7 miles (11 kilometers) east of the central Guiyang
Brief Intro: Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport was opened in 1997 and began to serve as an international airport in 2006. Two terminal buildings are serving here, with T1 used as International Terminal, and T2 as Domestic Terminal. Currently, the airport operates over 110 air routes connecting many cities like Beijing, Hangzhou, Xi'an, Nanjing, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Airport Hotline: +86 0851 96967
Airport Transportation: city-buses, 5 shuttle bus lines, high-speed trains at Longdongbao Railway Station, and long-distance buses to nearby cities like Bijie, Anshun and Zunyi.
|Guiyang Railway Station|
The city acts as the transportation center of Guizhou Province. Transportation links depend mainly on the rail system. Three railway stations are in operation in the city, they are Guiyang Railway Station, North Railway Station and Longdongbao Railway Station. Gui'an Railway Station is under construction and will operate high speed train to Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming, Changsha...
See details of the Guiyang Train Schedule
Trains from Guiyang railway station are mainly ordinary ones running to the major cities, eastern area as well as nearby cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming, Chengdu, Chongqing, Tongzi County, Kaili City and Duyun City. Also, trains running to tourist destinations such as Fanjing Mountain (train to Liupanshui City), Huangguoshu (train to Yuping County) and Zunyi (train to Zunyi) are operated here.
The north railway station is located near North Jiaxiu Road in Guanshanhu District. It mainly operates high speed trains running along Guiyang - Guangzhou and Guiyang-Kunming High Speed Railways.
The Longdongbao Railway Station is within 5 minutes' walking distance from the terminal building of the airport. Bullet trains from/to Guangzhou and Nanning are available.
Major Rail Lines from Guiyang to:
Tourist Bus Station
|Jinyang Bus Station|
Location: No. 278, Beijing Lu
The Tourist Bus Station opposite Qianling Dasha (Qianling Building) deals with tourist bus services only and operates from 7:00 to 20:00. Buses from here mainly serve tourist attractions in Guizhou such as the Huangguoshu Waterfall (two hours), the Dragon Palace Cave Scenic Spot, Zhijin Cave Scenic Spot and the Fanjing Mountain.
It is important to check the exact time of your bus as, though some buses run every thirty minutes, some run only once a day.
You can get to the station via public bus Nos. 1, 2, 10, 12, 13, 16, 23, 61 and 87.
Location: No. 32, Yan'an Xi Lu
Coaches here are mainly bound for cities and counties inside Guizhou Province, as well as neighboring cities and provinces, Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangxi, Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangdong and Chongqing. Generally the coaches leave hourly.
Coach Station next to the local railway station
Coaches from the station run between the city and Anshun, Huajiang, Xingyi, Anlong, Zunyi, Duyun, Kaili, Liuzhi, Bijie, as well as cities outside Guizhou such as Shenzhen, Nanning, Dongguan, Chongqing and Zhanjiang. Couches run hourly from 08:00 to 16:00.
Guizhou Provincial Stadium Coach Station
Location: No. 338, Zunyi Lu
Coaches here run between Guiyang and Zunyi, Anshun, Kaili and Duyun. They are available from 07:00 in the morning and run every thirty minutes.
Guiyang Urban Rail Transit Line 1 serves the public, linking Xiamaixi and North Railway Station. In total 9 urban rail transit lines are planned in Guiyang, with line 2, line 3, line S1 and line S2 under construction. In the future, the whole urban rail transit system will cover 467 kilometers (290 miles).
Rail Transit Maps
|Bus and Taxi|
It is the first city in China to adopt self-service ticketing for its public transportation. Its fare is CNY1. Public buses No.1 and 2 run between the Railway Station and Qianling Park throughout the day. Bus No.26 runs between Hebin Park and Huaxi, while bus No.38 between Hebei Park and Tianhetan Scenic Area.
A word of warning: This is a hilly city, so it is suggested that tourists not drive cars themselves to avoid accidents.
Almost 8,000 taxis operate in the city, with a majority of regular cabs and around 200 eco-friendly cars. It is easy to hail a taxi along any street. Most drivers charge by the meter and the two car types obey to different rules:
|Car Types||Flag-down Rate (for the first 3km (1.9mi))||Cost of Each Extra Kilometer (0.6mi)||Empty Return Charge (for each extra kilometer (0.6mi))||Waiting Fee (for every 5 minutes)||Fuel Charge|
|Regular Cars||Daytime (06:30 – 22:00)||CNY8||CNY1.6||CNY2.4 for the distance beyond 5km (3.1mi)||CNY1.6||CNY1|
|Night (22:00 – 06:30 the next day)||CNY10||CNY1.92||CNY2.88 for the distance beyond 5km (3.1mi)||CNY1.6||CNY1|
|Eco-friendly Cars||Daytime (06:30 – 22:00)||CNY10||CNY1.8||CNY2.7 for the distance beyond 7km (4.3mi)||CNY1.8||---|
|Night (22:00 – 06:30 the next day)||CNY12||CNY2.16||CNY3.24 for the distance beyond 7km (4.3mi)||CNY1.8||---|
Most people prefer walking and public buses to cycling. Generally bicycles can be hired in parks and at scenic areas. Usual cost is about CNY10 to hire one.
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It is suggested to take a high speed train from North Railway Station to Kaili South Railway Station. Upon landing, you can find direct tourist bus to the scenic area.
It costs CNY58.5-184 from the North Station to Kaili South.