Lianyungang Transportation

As the eastern end of New Eurasia Continental Bridge, Lianyungang works as quite a crucial communication hub. It is one of the 45 main road transportation hubs in the country. Three national highways, No.204 National Highway, No.310 National Highway and No. 327 National Highway, pass through the city. Seven provincial highways crisscross the city and radiate in all directions. Owing to the developed road construction, getting to the city by road is a breeze.

 

Air

 Airport Code: LYG

 Location: Lianyungang Airport, also the Baitabu Airport, is situated 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) to the west of downtown.

 Brief Intro:
Lianyungang Airport was originally a military airfield. The first civil airline was opened in 1985. The airport is not a large one with an area of 5 square kilometers (1235.5 acres), having a 2500 meters (1.6 miles) long and 50 meters (54.7 yards) wide runway as well as a 20,400 square meters (5 acres) apron. The Terminal Building covers an area of 3500 square meters (0.9 acres) and can handle a throughout of 300 persons per hour. In the Terminal Building a check-in service and facilities for dining, shopping, break and corresponding are all available. Flights here are available to and from Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Guilin, Hangzhou, Shenyang, Xiamen, Nanjing, Dalian and Hong Kong.

 Airport Transportation:
From the Airport to Downtown Area
Shuttle Routes: Airport - CAAC Ticket Office - Suxin Fast Passenger Transport Station
Departure Times: The first bus leaves after the first flight arrives, and the last one leaves after the last flight arrives. Shuttle buses run according to the scheduled flights every day.
Stops: CAAC Ticket Office, Hualian, Suxin Fast Passenger Transport Station
Fare: CNY20 per person

From Downtown Area to the Airport
Shuttle Route: Yuntai Hotel - CAAC Ticket Office - Airport
Fare: CNY20 per person
Stops: Suxin Fast Passenger Transport Station; Hualian (No.1, Hailian Road (East)); Yuntai Hotel (No.27, Cangwu Road); Cangwu Housing Compounds; CAAC Ticket Office
Monday: 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 12:30, 16:00, 19:30
Tuesday: 10:50, 13:30, 14:00, 16:00, 19:00, 19:30
Wednesday: 09:30, 10:00, 14:00, 16:00, 19:30
Thursday: 10:50, 13:30, 16:00, 19:00, 19:30
Friday: 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 12:30, 14:00, 16:00, 19:30
Saturday: 10:50, 13:30, 16:00, 19:00, 19:30
Sunday: 09:30, 10:00, 14:00, 16:00, 19:30

No.4 City-bus Routes: Railway StationBus Company - Haizhou Hospital - Haizhou Middle School - Xi Shan - Airport
Operating time: 06:00-18:30 at an interval of 10 minutes
Ticket fare: CNY3 for a whole journey

Lianyungang Huaguoshan International Airport starts to build in February, 2019 and is expected to be opened in 2020. It will be about 20 kilometers (about 12 miles) southeast of downtown Liangyungang and about 30 kilometers (about 19 miles) southeast of Flowers and Fruits Mountain (Huaguoshan).
 

 

Train


There are two main railway stations in the city for passenger transportation:
Lianyungang Railway Station is located in the downtown area. Trains here are mainly to and from the major Chinese cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Urumqi, Nanjing, Taiyuan and Guangzhou. Generally, it takes 11 hours from the Railway Station to Shanghai and also 11 hours to Nanjing.
Address: Renmin Road (West)
Buses: Nos.1, 4, 8, 9, 11, 12, 19, 21, 22, 27

Lianyungang East Railway Station lies near the port. Trains here mainly head for cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, Nanjing, Taiyuan and Xi'an. The trip from the East Railway Station to Shanghai usually takes 11-12 hours as does the trip to Nanjing.

Tip:
If you are going to travel to or from the downtown area, you can use the Lianyungang Railway Station; if you would like to go to the beach, East Railway Station would be the better choice.
Ticket Office in the City: Shanghai Hotel, No.62, Tongguan Road (North)

 

Long-distance Bus


Long-distance bus leads to all directions in Lianyungang. Three main long-distance bus stations in the urban area, Xinpu General Bus Station, Suxin Fast Passenger Transport Station and Jie'an Fast Passenger Transport Station, handle most of the passenger traffic.

Xinpu General Bus Station is 200 meters (218.7 yards) to the east of Lianyungang Railway Station. It mainly operates interprovincial buses to cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Hangzhou and others in Zhejiang, Shandong and Guangdong Provinces.
Address: No.19, Renmin Road
Buses: Nos.1, 15

Suxin Fast Passenger Transport Station is situated 500 meters (546.8 yards) south of the Longhe Square in downtown Lianyungang. Buses here are mainly heading for cities in south China such as Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou and cities within Jiangsu Province such as Wuxi, Yangzhou and Suzhou. Here are some of the details just for your reference:
To Nanjing: 06:00, 07:10, 07:40, 08:00, 08:20, 09:00, 09:20, 10:00, 10:40, 11:20 12:00, 12:20, 13:00, 13:15, 13:20, 13:30, 13:45, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00, 16:15, 16:40, 17:20, 18:30
To Wuxi: 06:10, 07:50, 09:00, 11:20, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30
To Yangzhou: 06:40, 07:30, 08:00, 08:40, 12:40, 13:20, 14:00, 14:30
To Suzhou: 07:30, 08:30, 14:30
To Zhenjiang: 07:10, 13:15
Address: No.26, Yingzhou Road
Buses: Nos.2, 5, 6, 10, 8

Jie'an Fast Passenger Transport Station lies in Jiefang Road (East). Buses here mainly go to Nanjing, Yangzhou and other counties within Lianyungang (including Donghai County).
 

City-bus


City-bus system in Lianyungang is not quite as developed as in other large coastal cities. There are only about 40 lines running in the whole city. The fare is in a range of CNY1-3 and there are conductors on the buses. Few night lines are available here. Most of the buses stop running early, before 18:30 in the evening, and the first bus of each line usually starts around 06:00-07:00. The interval on each line is about 5-20 minutes.

Tips:
1. City-bus lines in Lianyungang is not as sophisticated as in other large cities of China. Most of the conductors and drivers talk with passengers in local dialects and not in Mandarin Chinese.
2. Most of the city-buses here are a bit old and not in very good condition at present. Only some newly added lines such as 101, 102 etc. are ok.
3. Lianyun Special Lines (also Bus No.101, 102, 103) run between Xinpu District and Xugou;
Bus No.10 takes you to the Huaguoshan Scenic Spot from the downtown area;
Bus No.33 runs between Xugou and Liandao Island Bathing Beach
 

Taxi

Taxis in Lianyungang are mainly Santana as well as a few Red Flag and Jetta. They conveniently serve the public both in city proper and suburban areas. Usually, the drivers would charge by meter if traveling in downtown, and prefer a flat rate for long-distance travels. The flag-down rate of the cabs is CNY7 for the first 3km (2mi). For each succeeding kilometer (0.6mi), it costs CNY2.55 during the day and CNY2.75 between 23:00 and 06:00 the next day. Waiting fee is also charged with over 3 minutes' waiting at CNY0.4/minute.

- Last modified on Feb. 28, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on Lianyungang Transportation
Asked by Ken from CHINA | Jul. 10, 2021 05:42Reply
Which bus can you take from Lianyungang to Zhenjiang?
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Answered by Cindy | Jul. 12, 2021 18:07
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I heard that you can take a bus from the East Bus Station of Lianyungang to Zhenjiang. However, I advise you to take a train to Zhenjiang from Lianyungang as it is faster and more convenient.
Asked by Tamara Claire from UNITED STATES | Feb. 22, 2021 16:39Reply
Does Donghai have a high speed train stop ?
Trying to find information but can’t . Any info is appreciated.
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Answered by Brant | Feb. 28, 2021 17:36
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Yes, it is located at Donghai County. But I cannot find the exact location.
Asked by Alvee from BANGLADESH | Nov. 12, 2019 07:06Reply
What will be the cheapest and easiest way to travel lianyungang from Guangzhou?
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Answered by Elva from AUSTRALIA | Nov. 14, 2019 19:07
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For your convenience, you are suggested to take airplane directly because of long distance.
Asked by Beth from USA | Aug. 26, 2019 04:32Reply
Which train is better to arrive to for going to Monkey Mountain and how much would a taxi cost
Which train is better to arrive to for going to Lianyungang Monkey Mountain and how much would a taxi cost to get me to the entrance of the mountain?
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Answered by James from UNITED KINGDOM | Aug. 29, 2019 01:01
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Where do you depart from? From the main train station, it takes about CNY50 with 1h to the scenic area.
Asked by mohd from UAE | Jul. 11, 2019 23:55Reply
How can i go from Lianyungang train station to Vatical Huaihai Institute Wanda Plaza Hotel?
The hotel is located at: No 8 East Lingzhou Road Haizhou District, 222002 Danglu, China
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Answered by Merlin from USA | Jul. 17, 2019 00:23
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The distance is only 7km between them, you can take taxi with CNY15. Or take bus No.18 to Lingzhou Rd Keyuan Rd Station, then walk south of 300m to your hotel, which costs CNY2 with 40 minutes.
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