Tongren Transportation

Air

Airport Code: TEN

Location: Guizhou Tongren Daxing Airport is located on the border of Guizhou and Hunan Provinces, 21 kilometers (13.05 miles) from downtown area, 30 kilometers (18.64 miles) from Feng Huang Cheng (Phoenix Town).

Brief Intro:  Being first established in 1958, Daxing Airport was recently expanded and reopened in 2001 covering an area of 2,437 mu (about 401 acres). It has a new terminal building which can handle 320,000 people per year. The runway is now 2,000 meters (about 1,080 miles) long and 45 meters (about 24.3 miles) wide.

It has the scheduled fights to the destination of Beijing, Guiyang, Chongqing, Changsha, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, etc. After the airport was open to navigation in 2001, the tourists can easily reach many scenic areas there by air. There are such tourist destinations around Daxing Airport as Fanjing Mountain National Nature Reserve, Nine-dragon Cave Scenic Area, Jinjiang River, Phoenix Ancient Town, etc.

For the local aviation business, Guilin - Tongren - Beijing new line has been opened in Daxing Airport every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. This line will promote the development of local tourism, Southeast Guizhou and West Hunan area.

Facilities:
This airport now has the most advanced communications, navigation, weather and security-examination equipment.

 Transportation:
There are shuttle bus and taxis to choose from to travel into the city area from the airport. The city is less than a half-an-hour drive from the airport. The ticket price of the shuttle bus is about CNY10. However, a schedule for the shuttle bus has not been provided.

Train

Tongren Railway Station is located at the northeast corner of the city near the Tongren Normal School and about 2 kilometers (about 1.24 miles) away from the city center. Public bus No.7, 4 will take you to the railway station.

Another station called Yuping Railway Station is located at Pingxi Town of Yuping Dong Autonomous County and is not far from the railway station. Tourist can get off the train at this station and then go to downtown by coach.
Ticket-booking Office of Yuping Railway Station
Tel: 0856-3222209

Long-distance Bus

There are two main coach stations in the city. One is Tongren Region Long-distance Passenger Transport Corporation located at Tianshuijing Road. The coaches in this station are mainly to the destination of Sichuan, Hunan. The telephone for enquiry: 0856-5222305.

The other station is Coach Bus Transportation Corporation of Tongren Region located at Luchang Road. The coaches in this station are to the destinations of Guiyang (Guizhou), Zunyi (Guizhou), Wenzhou (Zhejiang), Huidong (Guangdong), Puning (Guangdong) and Huaihua (Hunan). Bus No.4 can take you there. The telephone for enquiry: 0856-5255596.

City-bus

There are more than 10 bus lines in the city covering most of the main buildings and avenues. The following provides some information about the lines:

No.1 Jiyuan → 531 → Fenbu Xiqu
No.2 Regional State Tax Bureau → Regional Tobacco Factory
No.3 Huaguoshan → Regional Tobacco Factory
No.4 Jiyuan → Kejing → Xunzhang
No.5 Regional Cement Factory → Ximen Qiaotou
No.6 Jiyuan Railway Station → Industrial Technical Secondary School
No.7 Tong Zi Ao → Regional Hospital
No.8 Paper Vessel Factory → Coal Gas Project → Chengliu Town
No.9 Nanfu → Chemical Fertilizer Plant
No.10 Jiyuan → Manghe Forestry Centre
No.11 Jiyuan → Lilin Shahou
No.12 Jiyuan → Hehe → Nanguan Zhuang (Village)
No.14 Jiyuan → Cha Chang (Tea Factory)
No.16 Jiyuan → Dong Liu Yang → Nanwang Zhuang (Village) → Nie Zhuang (Village)
No.18 Jiyuan → Jiang Cun (Village)
No.19 Jiyuan → Zhang Jin
No.25 Jiyuan → Shang Zhuang (Village)
No.28 Jiyuan → Xi Liu Yang → Nan Du → Hua Shi
No.52 Jiyuan → 531 Si Fen Bu

Taxi

In the city, it is convenient to travel by taxi and taking taxi is very cheap. The base price is for the beginning 3 kilometers (1.86 miles): CNY3 for one person; CNY4 for two persons; CNY5 for three or more persons. The starting price is CNY5 from 22:00-23:00 and after than it goes up to CNY6. Then every additional kilometer costs CNY1. Taking taxi to circle around the city tourists spend no more than CNY6 even at night and during the daytime, around CNY3 is necessary to get around the city proper.

If going to Yuping Dong Autonomous County and Jiangkou County which are frequently visited by visitors, it is still economical to take a taxi. Departing from local Bus Station, one passenger is charged CNY15-CNY20, which is only a little bit higher than taking a minibus. But the drivers usually leave when the car are full of four passenger.
- Last modified on Nov. 01, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on Tongren Transportation
Asked by Vladimir from RUSSIA | Oct. 31, 2018 11:28Reply
Which bus station in Tongren to go to Fenghuang ?
From which bus station: Tongren Region Long-distance or Coach Bus Transportation Corporation of Tongren Region - can we go to Fenghuang ?
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Answered by Beatrice from SPAIN | Oct. 31, 2018 20:31
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You can take the bus at Tongren Tourism Station, across from the railway station.
Answered by Vladimir from RUSSIA | Nov. 01, 2018 00:49
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Thank you Beatrice. It's so convinient.
Asked by George from CYPRUS | Sep. 22, 2018 09:15Reply
Luggage storage in Tongren Bus Station
Hello to all,
next month I am planning to visit Fanjingshan on my way to Fenghuang from Jishou and I would
like to ask if anyone knows if there is a luggage storage or locker facility in Tongren bus station
Thanks,
George
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Answered by Lecea from USA | Sep. 25, 2018 01:51
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Dear George, I didn't find any information online about the checkroom in this bus station. You'd better ask the staff of the bus station in person on your arrival.
Answered by George from CYPRUS | Sep. 25, 2018 06:42
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Thank you Lecea, I will
Asked by Tilly from CANADA | Mar. 13, 2017 00:15Reply
How can I get from Fenghuang to Tongren Railway Station?
What is the best travel option and how long does it take? Thanks.
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Answered by Alessia from POLAND | Mar. 13, 2017 04:16
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You can just take a coach from Fenghuang Bus Station to Tongren Bus Station first. The schedules are from 07:30 to 16:30 with the frequency of around an hour. The ticket fare is CNY 25 per person. And the trip takes around 1.5 hours. After arriving, take a taxi to Tongren Railway Station directly.
Asked by Gabriel Contreras from UNITED KINGDOM | Nov. 29, 2016 02:41Reply
I have to take a flight from Tongren Airport at 15:50 on 29/12/2016.
Can somebody help me with the timetables and the better options to go from Fenghuang to the airport?
I am trying to contact with the hostel but from now I didnt receive any answer.

Thanks
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Answered by Joe from USA | Nov. 29, 2016 23:40
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Hi, dear! There is no direct bus to the airport from Fenghuang. You may take a taxi instead. The fare may be around CNY 180 to 200. :)
Asked by Francisco from SPAIN | May. 23, 2016 11:38Reply
Which is the right train station in Guizhou to go Chengdu by K577/K580 at 23:35 more or less?
Tongren Railway Station, which is located at the northeast corner of the city or the another station called Yuping Railway Station?

Thanks.
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Answered by Wilson from CANADA | May. 23, 2016 20:38
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Train No.K577/K580 depart from Tongren Railway Station and it will arrive at Chengdu East Railway Station. The duration is about 12 hours. It departs at 23:29. The ticket fare of soft sleeper is CNY315, hard sleeper is CNY208 and hard seat is CNY112.
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