Hangzhou Transportation -- By Ship
|West Lake Cruise Boat|
West Lake Cruise
West Lake Pleasure Boat Company operates cruises on West Lake. The operating time of the boat is from 07:30 to 16:30 in spring and summer, and from 08:00 to 16:00 in fall and winter. Visitors can buy tickets and board the cruise at West Lake Wharves.
Grand Canal Cruise
The ancient canal has fresh, new scenery that visitors can see while enjoying one of several cruises on the Grand Canal.
|Qiantang River Night Cruise||Wulinmen Pier→ Grand Canal → Qiangtang River → Wulinmen Pier||19:15~22:00|| |
|Canal Night Cruise||Wulinmen→ West Lake Cultural Square → Gongchen Bridge → Wulinmen||19:30~20:30|| |
|Xiangji Temple Night Cruise||Wulinmen → Xiangji Temple Pier||19:30~19:50|| |
|Grand Canal Sightseeing Line||Wulinmen → West Lake Cultural Square → Gongchen Bridge → Wulinmen||09:00, 13:00|| |
1. All the night cruises operate between June and October.
2. About Xiangji Temple Night Cruise, the ticket for the one way boat travel is CNY30, admission fee for Xiangji Temple is CNY20, visitors can buy the joint ticket, which is CNY48 per person.
3. All the cruises start from Wulinmen Pier, passengers can buy ticket there.
4. Every year in some festivals and holidays, local Water Bus Company would open some special tourist cruises.
Hangzhou Water Bus
|Line 1||Weekdays: Pujia – Genshanmen – Wulinmen – Xinyifang – Gongchen Bridge; |
Weekends: Wulinmen – Xinyifang – Gongchen Bridge
Weekdays: 07:00 – 18:10
|Line 2||Wulinmen – Xinyifang – Beixinguan – Hemu – Gucui – Gudun – Zijinghua Road – Yangjia Bridge – Jiangcun – Xixi Wuchang Pier||From Wulinmen: 06:20 – 17:30 |
From Xixi Wuchang Pier:
10:20, 12:00, 14:30, 15:30
|Line 3||Datieguan – Zhaohui – Gongda – Daguan – Chengbei Sports Park – Xiwen – Gaotingba – Huanxi Yongning – Hangbo – Beijingyuan - Banshan||From Datieguan: 06:30 – 16:30; |
From Banshan: 07:30 - 17:30
|Line 7||Chaomingsi Lane – Caishiqiao – Kuiyang – The Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine – Hangzhou Railway Station - Meihuabei||07:00 – 17:00||CNY3|
- Wulinmen Pier (by the river near Wulin Square)
- Gongchen Bridge Pier (near Canal Cultural Square)
- Genshanmen Pier (near Yunhe Bridge, Shaoxing Road)
- Xinyifang Pier (near Jiangzhang Bridge)
1. Passengers can pay the water bus fare by Hangzhou Transportation Smart Card.
However the above paragraph says that the night cruises operate between June and October. So im wondering wtr they dont operate in nov and dec??