Zhejiang Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism

Zhejiang enjoys convenient transportation owing to its advantageous location at the southern section of the Yangtze River, bordering the East China Sea and many important provinces in China. Currently, there are seven civilian airports in Zhejiang, including two international ones, Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport and Ningbo Lishe International Airport. Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and Pudong International Airport are only two to three hours’ drive away. Major railway routes and highways all pass through Zhejiang. In addition, the provision of public bike services has been used to complete the last-mile concerns of the public transportation system. 

  • Railway Stations in Hangzhou
    There are three railway stations in Hangzhou – Hangzhou Railway Station, Hangzhou East Railway Station and Hangzhou South Railway Station. On July 1st 2013, with the reopening of Hangzhou East Railway Station, two important things happened. One was Hangzhou South Railway Station was closed to be rebuilt, and the other was the newly-built Hangzhou East Railway Station took the place of Hangzhou Railway Station as the largest Railway Station in Hangzhou.
  • Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport
    In Hangzhou, there is one airport – Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, which is located on the southern shore of Qiantang River in Xiaoshan District. The airport was opened on December 30, 2000. With an apron of 680,000 square meters, 12 passenger boarding bridges, and 46 remote stands, it’s the biggest airport in Zhejiang Province.
  • Public Buses in Hangzhou
    As an important tourism city, Hangzhou has a well-developed public bus system. Public buses go virtually everywhere in the city. Tourists will find it a good way to get around Hangzhou by bus. In order to make the best use of public bus system, there are some rules that people need to know.
  • Hangzhou Public Bicycle
    The Hangzhou Public Bicycle program was launched in 2008. It aims to provide a free public bicycle network for residents and tourists. It acts as a complement to Hangzhou’s public transit network.