Dalian Transportation - Getting There
Located about 10km (6 miles) northwest of the city, Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport serves as an important transportation hub in the Bohai area. It is about 10km (6 miles) from Dalian Railway Station, 5km (3 miles) from the Shenyang-Dalian Freeway and 35km (22 miles) from Lushun.
The international destinations include Vladivostok, Hiroshima, Irkutsk, Osaka, Sendai, Tokyo, Frankfurt, Munich, London, Delhi, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Fukuoka, Khabarovsk, Nagoya, Dubai, Seoul, Toyama, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Paris, Phuket, Bangkok and Sydney. There are regular charter service between Dalian and regions in Southeast Asia, Europe, American and Russia.
In addition, domestic flights leave from Dalian Airport, taking passengers to most of the major Chinese cities including Beijing, Changsha, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Haikou, Kunming, Shenyang, Wuhan, Dunhuang, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shenzhen, Xiamen, Zhuhai, Xian, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Guilin, Hangzhou, Lanzhou, Luoyang, Shanghai and Tianjin.
Service Complaint: 0411-83885372 (daytime) 0411-83886482 (nighttime)
Inquiry: 0411-86652071, 0411-83885933
Dalian Train Schedule
As the terminus of three main rails in northeast China, Dalian is well connected to the rail networks in China. Trains from the city can reach all cities in northeast China area and many China major cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, etc. Besides, the traveling time shortens due to the operation of local bullet trains.
Major Rail Lines from Dalian to:
Dalian Railway Station
The railway station is centrally located in the bustling commercial center near Qingniwaqiao in the downtown area. It is surrounded by numerous shopping streets, hotels, entertainment venues with convenient connections to every corner of the city.
North Railway Station
The north sation is in north part of the city and it mainly serves bullet trains, including those to Beijing, Harbin, and Panjin, etc.
Main Ticket Offices in city proper (Opening Hours: 08:00 – 18:00)
No. 713, Jiefang Road, Zhongshan District (Close to Tiger Beach Ocean Park)
No. 578, Zhongshan Road, Shahekou (Close to Xinghai Square)
No. 1-101, No. 23, Lingxiu Road, High Technology Industry Park (Dalian University of Technology)
No. 151, Shunle Street, Lushun District
As a northern Chinese port, and the third largest in China, Dalian has a well developed water transport network.
The Passenger Port is located at the northern end of Wuwu Lu in the eastern end of the Liaodong Peninsular. A shuttle bus is available which take passengers from the Waiting Hall to the docks. We suggest you arrive at the passenger port at least half an hour before your scheduled departure time.
Scheduled passenger ships leave for Yantai, Weihai, Tianjin and Penglai. Passenger ships depart for Changhai County daily. Ships also sail for Incheon, Korea every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Another good thing about arriving by ship is that some the passenger ships can transport private cars so that you can drive your own car in the city.
The city is situated at the tip of the Liaodong Peninsular and has two main highways that extend northeastward to cover the peninsular. One is the Shenyang-Dalian Speedway, which connects the city to Shenyang, the provincial capital city of Liaoning, and runs parallel to the 202 national highway. The other is the Yellow Sea Speedway, starting from Dalian running along the coast to Dandong, another important city, next to the 201 national highway. This makes the connections between Dalian and the other four major cities, namely Shenyang, Liaoyang, Dandong, Qinhuangdao, very convenient.
Long Distance Passenger Bus Station
There are five long distance passenger bus stations in the city. Enquiry: 0411-82637141
Address: at No. 36, Jianshe Jie, Xigang District, north of the railway station
Getting there: Take the underground pedestrian tunnel west of the railway station
Buses leave for cities in Liaoning and Hebei provinces and Dongbei Area
Address: at No. 20, Anshan Lu, Xigang District
Getting there: Take Bus No. 1 from the railway station two stops to the west
Buses leave for Lushun and surrounding cities
Address: at No. 14, Changjiang Lu, Xigang District, south of the Dalian Passenger Port
Getting there: Take Bus 13 from the railway station and get off at the third stop
Buses leave for Beijing, Tianjin, Wenzhou, Yingkou and Anshan
Address: adjacent to No. 1 Building of Zhoushan Jie District Committee, Ganjingzi District
Getting there: Take Bus 405, 710 to Zhoushuiqian stop
Buses leave for Lushun (Port Arthur)
Address: No. 700, Zhongshan Lu, Shahekou District
Tel: 0411-84692712 ext. 8107
Getting there: Trolley No. 202
Buses leave for Lushun (Port Arthur) from 5:30 to 19:30 with an interval of ten minutes. The trip is around 40 km; a single ticket is 7 Yuan.