Ningbo Transportation - Getting There
To get to the airport from the urban area, one could take the shuttle bus. It departs from the CAAC Ticket Office at No.91, Xingning Road and has few minutes' stopover by the passenger transport center. The first shuttle bus leaves at 07:20 and following ones depart with an interval of one hour. The last one heading for the airport leaves at 18:20. The bus from the airport to urban area stops at the South Railway Station. The ticket for the shuttle is CNY 10/one. Alternatively, it costs about CNY 40 by taxi to go to the airport from the center area of the city (around Tianyi Square).
Generally speaking, the check-in starts 90 minutes to 30 minutes ahead of the plane's departure. Please reach the airport in time or you may miss the plane.
CAAC Ticket Office: No.91, Xingning Road
Ningbo Railway Station is located in downtown area of the city, in the southwest of Yuehu Park. At present, there are scheduled bullet trains from the station to and from Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Xiamen, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Wenzhou. Ninghai Railway Station in Ninghai County of Ningbo also has direct trains to majoy China cities like Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou, Xiamen, and Fuzhou, etc.
See How to Travel between Shanghai and Ningbo
Transportation: Metro line 2; City bus nos. 1, 10 inner ring, 10 outer ring, 22, 106, 161, 283, 301, 354, 380, 505, 514, 518, 541, 622, 625, 637, 753, 756, 783, 819, 906, 965.
Major Rail Lines from Ningbo to:Shanghai - Yuyao Train, Ningbo Train Schedule
Ningbo Passenger Transportation Center is located near the junction of Huancheng West Road and Hang-Yong Expressway. Long-distance buses here depart between 06:00~08:00 every day. The price is in the range of about CNY20~300 according to the distance and the class of the vehicle.
inter-provincial through buses to and from Nanjing, Yangzhou, Suzhou, Changzhou, Wuxi, Nantong, Jiangyin, Changshu, Hefei and Wuhan;
inter-provincial buses to and from Anhui, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shandong, Henan, Fujian, Hubei, Guangdong, Hunan and cities like Xi'an and Chongqing;
inner-provincial express buses to and from Yiwu, Hengdian, Dongyang, June 26, 2008r-provincial buses to and from Shaoxing, Jinhua, Lishui and Quzhou
Bus routes: 501, 203, 105, 116, 510, 369, 109, and 523.
South Bus Station stands to the west of the South Railway Station. It could be reached by the buses of 5, 380, 364, 207, 507, 330, 16, 361 and 506. It contains:
express buses to and from Shanghai (with an interval of about 15 minutes), Hangzhou (with an interval of about 10 minutes), Shaoxing (with an interval of 40 minutes), Beijing, and Jiaxing;
inner-provincial express buses to and from cities like Wenzhou in Zhejiang;
express buses to and from Yuyao, Cixi, Ninghai, Xiangshan and Xikou;
local buses to and from Hangzhou, Shaoxing, Huzhou, Taizhou, Wenzhou, Jiaxing, Zhoushan;
tourism buses mainly heading for Huzhou, Wuzhen, Tianhe Scenic Area and the Jiufeng Mountain.
North Bus Station lies to No.122, Taodu Road, Jiangbei District. Buses in this station are mainly heading for those counties around city proper like Yuyao, Cixi, Putuo Mountain and Hemudu Site.
West Bus Station is in No. 44, Wangchun Road. It can be reached by Bus No.12. Buses in this station are mainly heading for the nearby scenic areas like Liang-Zhu Cultural Park and Siming Mountain.
East Bus Station is situated in No.777, Ningchuan Road. Buses in this station are heading for cities in Jiangsu and Anhui. The ones to Asoka Temple and Tiantong Temple are also available here.
At present, the passenger transportation in the Port mainly serves by Gang Ke Yuanzhan (Ningbo Port Passenger Transportation Station), Daxie Shui Shang Ke Yuan Zhan (Daxie Water Passenger Transportation Station), the Zhoushan Haixia Qiche Lundu Baifeng Station (Baifeng Station of Zhoushan Strait Ferry) and the Guoju Ningzhou Qi Du Zhan (Guoju Ningzhou Ferry Station)
Ningbo Port Passenger Transportation Station & Daxie Water Passenger Transportation Station
Both of them have yachts to the Mt. Putuoshan Scenic Spot. The Daxie Station has the direct yachts to Putuoshan from 07:00 to 18:20 every 5 to 30 minutes. The whole journey will take about 2.5 hours with a fare of CNY65 per person. However, if you start from the Ningbo Port, you have to get to the Daxie Station by bus firstly and then board the yachts. There are free special buses taking you to the Daxie Station according to the yacht schedule, taking about an hour.
Ningbo Port Station
Ticket office: No.288, Jiangbei Middle Road
Business hours: 06:00~16:00
Bus routes: Nos.1, 4, 8, 19, 20, 331, 541 (get off at Wai Tan)
Inquiring number: 87356332
Complaint number: 86762970
Tips: the locals always call this station as Jiangbei Lunchuan Matou (Jiangbei Ship Wharf)
Ticket office: Binhai East Road, Daxie Development Zone
Bus routes: No.556 (get off at the terminal)
Inquiring number: 86762810
Complaint number: 86768206
Baifeng Station & Guoju Station
Baifeng Yandanshan Wharf, Zhoushan City, Zhejiang Province (00: 30~21:10 every 50 minutes)
GuojuàLiuheng Town, Zhoushan City (07:20~20:30 half an hour)
GuojuàTaohua Dao (Peach Blossom Islan), Zhoushan City
Inquiring number: 86727032 (Baifeng), 86021744 (Guoju)
Complaint number: 86727032 (Baifeng), 86782829 (Guoju)
The bus schedules are 06:10, 07:00, 08:00, 09:30, 11:00, 12:25, 13:30, 14:35, 15:40, 16:45, 17:50 and 18:55.
Then take a boat from Half-litre wharf to the mountain. It takes about 10 minutes and the fare is CNY 30.
Thanks for your reply.
if by boat, how long is the travel time? is there a fast boat?
if by Bus ? is there express bus also? how long ?
or by train? how long also?
thanks for the help
After arrival, walk south for 3mins to NB South Bus Station and catch a bus to Mount. Putuo. The bus takes about 2-2.5h and CNY60 or so.