Zhengzhou Transportation

Nestled in central China, Zhengzhou is the capital city of Henan Province. It is an important transport hub for air lines, rails and highways in China so that flight, train and long-distance bus services are all very convenient in the city. In addition, Zhengzhou hosts some historical and cultural scenic spots. Easy travels with these means of transportation bring a large number of tourists. The convenient city-buses, taxis and metro lines also satisfied many tourists. If you would like to tour the surrounding areas/cities, the intercity trains and buses are of great help.


Xinzheng International Airport was put into use in 1997. Around 16mi (25km) from the city center, it now operates more than 160 air routes. Over 1,400 flights land and take off from the airport every week. Flights for many cities of China are available here, such as Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Guilin, Haikou, Shanghai and Shenzhen. Passengers can also directly fly to Hong Kong and Macau for a good trip.
 Airport Shuttle Buses

Currently, Zhengzhou Shangjie Airport is under expansion. City bus line 403 connect Shangjie Airport and downtown Zhengzhou.
 Located at the crossing of Beijing-Guangzhou Railway Line and Lianyungang-Lanzhou Railway Line, Zhengzhou is one of the most important railway hinges in China to be regarded as the heart of China Rail System. There are five railway stations in the city: Zhengzhou Station, East Station, West Station and South Station (under construction) are high-speed ones and the former two are for both passenger and cargo transport; North Station is for freight only.
 Zhengzhou Railway Station                 East Railway Station
 As one of the seven highway transport hubs in China, Zhengzhou has very convenient long-distance bus facilities. There are around 10 long-distance bus stations for passengers' convenience. One can have an easy access to a city in Henan Province or an inter-province destination like Beijing, Shanghai and Xi'an.
 Currently, 7 Zhengzhou metro lines are in service: line 1 runs between Henan University of Technology and New Campus of Henan University. It passes the Main Railway Station and East Railway Station. Line 2 connects Liuzhuang and Nansihuan and passes 16 stations. Line 3 travels between Henan Sports Center and Yinggang, covering People's Park, Confucian Temple and Expo Center. Line 4 links Laoyachen and Langzhuang. Line 5 is a circle line in the city, passing East Railway Station, Zhongyuan Railway Station, High-speed Rail Bus Station and General Bus Station. Line 14 has opened three stations connecting Tielu, Shiweidangxiao and Olympic Sports Center from north to south. Chengjiao Line links Nansihuan and Xinzheng International Airport. As planned, 21 metro lines will operate in the city by 2050, linking the urban and suburban areas. 
See metro maps for reference.
 The city has 238 bus routes and almost 5,300 buses are used to serve the locals and all travelers. Regular daytime buses, overnight buses and tourist buses are available to meet the different needs.
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 Almost 11,000 taxis are equipped in the city. Passengers can easily catch a taxi anywhere including the airport and railway stations. The flag-down rate is CNY8 for the first 2km (1.2mi) in the daytime and CNY10 between 22:00 to 06:00 the next day. Drivers usually charge by meter. But if you would like to go to a nearby city, they may ask for flat rate or you can have a negotiated rate.

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Questions & Answers on Zhengzhou Transportation
Asked by Anna from POLAND | Nov. 15, 2019 15:20Reply
Is there any night bus from Zhengzhou to Shanghai?
I want to go on Friday night and arrive there on Saturday morning.
Answers (1)
Answered by Joey from ITALY | Nov. 18, 2019 01:38

Yes, you can take bus from Zhengzhou Center Coach station to Shanghai at 20:30.
Asked by Anna from POLAND | Nov. 12, 2019 17:15Reply
How can I get to the Zhengzhou railwsy station and East railway station after 10.00 p.m.
The tube does not operator after 10 p.m. Are there buses that run the whole night?
Answers (1)
Answered by Penelope from INDONESIA | Nov. 14, 2019 22:18

No, thus you are suggested to take a taxi to East Railway Station directly. The cab fare is CNY 40 to CNY 50 at night.
Asked by HVK from INDIA | Oct. 26, 2019 10:55Reply
what is the best transport for zhengzhou to sanya?
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Answered by Ada from UNITED KINGDOM | Oct. 28, 2019 19:20

The train between them takes 32 hours. So I think the best way is to take airplane.
Asked by Glenn from USA | Sep. 17, 2019 22:52Reply
I will be arriving by the bullet train into Zhengzhou in the late afternoon.
How can I get to Dengfeng at that time of day?
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Answered by Easton from UKRAINE | Sep. 18, 2019 20:40

You can take the direct coach from Central Coach Station to Dengfeng.
The bus schedules are from 05:30 to 20:00. It takes around 1.5 hours on the way with the ticket fare of around CNY30 per person.
Asked by Umashankar prajapati from INDIA | Sep. 01, 2019 04:40Reply
How can I get a taxi from Zhengzhou airport to holiday Inn Hotel henan?
Answers (1)
Answered by Derek from USA | Sep. 03, 2019 17:58

The taxi pick-up spot is located on the south side of the GTC 2nd floor and T2 corridors, so please queue for taxis.
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