Transportation of Wuhan

Wuhan Tianhe Airport is 3,400 meters long and 60 meters wide, is the biggest airport in central China, able to facilitate the arrival and departure of a Boeing 747-400. Between the city and airport runs an expressway which is 17.8km long. It takes 20 minutes to cover the distance by car. There are many daily flights linking Wuhan and numerous other destinations. People can get to many major cities of China such as Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Zhengzhou, Guangzhou, Nanchang, Fuzhou and Chengdu as well as all the big cities in the world.

Every day, there is a direct scheduled flight between Wuhan and Hong Kong. There is also the opening of the direct airline between Wuhan and Bangkok, Fukuoka of Japan and Marco. With the valid credentials concerned, air tickets can be booked or bought at any ticket office or designated ticket agency set up by the airline. Ticket offices are set up in star-class hotels as well.

Wuhan is 1209 kilometers away from Beijing and 1104 kilometers away from Guangzhou. Every day, 77 trains depart from Wuhan and 120 trains pass it. Tourists can take a train here to almost all the tourist cities including Beijing, shanghai, Guilin, Xian, Kunming, Guangzhou and much more. Most trains depart from the Hankou Railway Station heading north and the Wuchang Railway Station if you going to south.

Wuhan is the largest transportation hub in central China. Highways radiate in all directions. Wuhan sees out more than 4,000 long-distance buses everyday. The coaches, who start from Wuhan every day, may take passengers to such destinations as Nanjing, Nanchang, Hefei, Changsha and Zhengzhou the very same day. Most Long-distance buses with beds instead of chairs and air-conditioning, therefore, the long-distance journey will be comfortable. There are several bus stations in the city and the main stations are as follows:
Jinjiadun Passenger Station in Hankou: located at No.170, Fazhan Avenue
opposite the Hankou Railway Station
Fujiapo Passenger Station in Wuchang: located at No.262, Wuluo Road, Wuchang
Long Distance Bus Station: located at Xinhua road, Hankou
Hongji Passenger Station in Wuchang: located near the Wuchang Railway Station

Wuhan is one of the largest intermediate ports along the Yangtze River in China. There are passenger ships between Wuhan and Shanghai as well as Wuhan and Chongqing. Ferries run upriver on the Yangzi River to Chongqing, but the route down towards Shanghai or Nanjing is not very impressive scenically.

Because the speed of ships is relatively slow, the number of passengers who go to Wuhan by ship has decreased sharply in recent years. Therefore, less passenger ships depart every day. If you want to take it, you'd better inquire about it beforehand.

Local Transport
It's very convenient fro people to travel around in Wuhan. the three towns. The light railway has been put into service. A lot of special tourist buses are put to use, which take travelers to all the major tourist sites. It costs 2 yuan/per person to get on the bus. The Tourist Line 402 can take tourists to the Yellow Crane Tower and East Lake.

The starting price for a taxi is 3 Yuan for one kilometer, 5 Yuan for two kilometers and 8 Yuan for three kilometers. It's 1.4 Yuan for every additional kilometer from 3 to 7 kilometers. Beyond 7 kilometers, it cost 2.1 Yuan for every additional kilometer.

Boat departs at the Wuhan Passenger Port travels along the river for almost a full day. People can enjoy the scenery of the Baishazhou Changjiang River Bridge, the Qingchuan Tower, the Longwang Temple, the Yangsi Port, the Yellow Crane Tower, the Wuchang Watching River Tower, the Changjiang River Bridge and the Second Changjiang River Bridge.