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. 

  • Long-Distance Bus Stations in Ningbo
    Ningbo has a complete and efficient road transport system, with five long-distance bus stations including the Ningbo Passenger Transport Center, North Bus Station, South Bus Station, East Bus Station and West Bus Station.
  • Railway Stations in Ningbo
    There are four railway stations scattered around in Ningbo, but only one is used for passenger transportation- Ningbo Railway Station.
  • Ningbo Lishe Airport
    Equipped with advanced communication and navigation control systems, Ningbo Lishe Airport can accommodate large and medium-size planes such as MD-82, Boeing-737 and Boeing-757. It enjoys a convenient traffic route, being only a half hour drive away from the downtown area. Ningbo Lishe International Airport began operations in 1990 and it accessed by more than thirty domestic, international and local-service airlines at present, and is connected to numerous locations including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Xiamen, Qingdao, Dalian, Harbin, Kunming and Lanzhou, and Hong Kong, Macao, Kaohsiung (Taiwan), Fukuoka (Japan), Incheon (Korea), and Bangkok (Thailand. It is one of the busiest airports in China.
  • Public Buses in Ningbo
    There are many public buses plying in Ningbo and it is most convenient to go to scenic areas by bus. There is also a tourist route designed for the city including Buses No.238, No.371 and No.560. Most of the bus lines charge between CNY 1-2 and involve self-service ticketing. If you do not have enough change, you can ask the drivers for help.
  • Taxis in Ningbo
    Taxis can be seen almost everywhere in the city. It is quite convenient for visitors to go around the city by taxi. As is often the case, the starting fare of the standard taxi in Ningbo is CNY 10 for the first 3.5 kilometers and CNY2 for every additional kilometer. The main types of taxis on the street are Santana, Suotana, Citroen, Fukang, and so on. The taxi drivers can also be persuaded to wait around, but they will charge accordingly for the waiting time.