Datong Yungang Airport is situated 11 miles (17 kilometers) to the north of the urban area. Nowadays, twelve airlines can take passengers to some major cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taiyuan and Guangzhou. The modern new terminal building provides a comfortable environment for passengers. In addition, Taiyuan Wusu Airport is the nearest airport acting as a transfer station for visitors to Datong.
Located at No.4 Zhanqian Street, Datong Railway Station is connected with most major cities in China including Beijing, Guangzhou, Xi'an, Hangzhou, Pingyao and Taiyuan. The railway station can be reached by bus nos.4, 15, 30, 42, 70 and tourist bus line 1. Among the bus lines, tourist line 1 passes by Yungang Grottoes, line 4 is to/from Nine-Dragon Screen, line 42 and line 70 has a stop nearby Dongguan Long-distance Bus Station.
Datong South Railway Station is a terminal station on Datong – Xi’an high speed railway and Datong – Zhangjiakou high speed railway. It mainly operates high speed trains to/from Beijing, Pingyao, Taiyuan, Xi'an, Zhangjiakou, Linfen, etc.
Major Rail Lines from Datong to:
See also Datong Train Schedule
Datong Bus Station, Xinnan Passenger Transport Station, Dongguan Bus Station and Datong East Bus Station are main bus stations in this city. Hereunder the detailed information:
Datong Bus Station
More than 54 routes and 310 long-distance buses are operated at this station. Long-distance buses are mainly heading for major provinces in China, such as Hebei, Shandong, Henan, Hubei and Zhejiang. Buses to Beijing, Tangshan, and Shijiazhuang are regular and frequent every day.
Address: No.20, West Yantong Road
Transportation: Take public bus no. 28, and get off at Children’s Park Station. After arriving, walk to the bus station directly.
Xinnan Bus Station
Destinations of long-distance buses at this station include Taiyuan, Beijing, Changzhi, Yangquan Shenmu, Yulin, Shanyin and Yuanping. Most of them depart daily. Coaches to Mt.Wutai are also operated at this station.
Address: No.699, South Xinjian Road, Weidu Avenue
Transportation: One can take public bus nos. 1, 28, 30, 64, 201or 202 to the bus station directly.
Dongguan Bus Station
Buses here mainly run to nearby counties such as Yanggao, Tianzhen, Xiping, Yangyuan, Hunyuan, Lingqiu, Guangling and other areas. Passengers to Hanging Monastery and Mt. Hengshan should depart from this station to Hunyuan first. Upon arrival, take local bus no.3 to downtown center and then change to bus no.8 to get there; or take a taxi to get there directly at about CNY 15.
Address: Binhe Road
Transportation: One can take public bus no.11 (East Ring), and get off at Heyang South Gate Station. Then walk southeast around 0.6 miles to get there.
Datong East Bus Station
It has scheduled lines to several provinces and municipality cities, such as Luoyang, Hohhot, Baotou. It also supplies convenient transportation for passengers travelling to Hunyuan, Tianzhen, Lingqiu, Yunzhou and Wutaishan.
Address: No.1039, North Side of Beihuan Road, Pingcheng District
Transportation: One can take bus no.38/63/68/70/604 and arrive at East Bus Station directly.
Buses have different schedules in summer and winter. During winter days, most of the routes start at 05:20 to 07:30 in the morning and end at 17: 30 to 20:30 in the evening. In summer days, the starting time may not change while the ending time of most routes will be prolonged for 10 to 20 minutes.
|Fare||Day Time||Night Time (22:00 to 06:00)|
|Starting Fare for First 3 kilometers (2mi)||CNY 7||CNY 7|
|Extra per kilometer (0.6mi)||CNY 1.6||CNY 2.1|
|Waiting Fee||CNY 1.6 every five minutes||CNY 2.1 every five minutes|
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