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Hangzhou Transport

External trafficAviation: Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport is 27 km from the center of Hangzhou, 15 km away from the center of Xiaoshan District. The airport has opened 126 domestic and international routes including 59 navigable cities (44 domestic cities, 13 international cities, 2 regional cities). Tourists can choose a taxi or airport bus to arrive at the airport from the city. The taxi cost is about 110-120 yuan. The airport buses can be found in the center Wulinmen and the one-way fare is 25 yuan/person.

Railway: Hangzhou has two train stations Hangzhou New Railway Station (City station) and the East Railway Station. These two stations are very close to the urban areas. The city's public transport K518 line is linked with these two stations. 

Highway: Hangzhou is the center of the road network of Zhejiang Province. It has the four long-distance bus passenger stations toward East, West, North and South direction.

Water Transport: With the continuous expansion of the highway network and the improvement of the quality of railway operators, Hangzhou's shipping gradually is converted to tourism function, visitors mainly can choose the canal tour and Qiantang River tour.

High Speed Rail: The opening of the Hangzhou-Hangzhou high-speed railway station makes tourists just spend 45 minutes from Hangzhou to Hangzhou Hongqiao Station. If the Hangzhou East Railway Station is opened, it will only take 38 minutes from Hangzhou East Railway Station to Hangzhou Hongqiao Station. Nanjing-Hangzhou high-speed railway and Hangzhou-Ningbo high-speed rail allow tourists to spend respectively 1 hour and 35 minutes to Nanjing and Ningbo.

City traffic
Hangzhou Metro: Hangzhou Metro was opened to traffic in November 2012. The lines pass Hangzhou's large passenger distribution points including Wulin Square, the Hangzhou-Hangzhou high-speed railway, the East Railway Station, City Railway Station, South Motor Station. Hangzhou Metro Line 2 southeast segment will be opened to traffic before the end of 2013. Hangzhou Metro is the world's first subway system covering the 4G network.

Bus: Hangzhou's buses are generally divided into ordinary bus, air-conditioned bus, double decker bus and minibus; and it mainly uses one ticket system. The ordinary bus generally costs 1-1.5 yuan and the air-conditioned bus costs 2-3 yuan. In addition to the major bus lines travel, tourists can choose a dedicated travel lanes or night cruise line.

Taxi: The starting price of the taxi is 11 yuan/3 km. The rent charge is 2.5 yuan/km from 3 km to 10 km.

Car Rental: Hangzhou offers car rental services and the rental price is based on the models and lease. The daily average price of economic cars is 250 yuan, the daily average price of SUV ranges from 500 yuan -700 yuan.

Battery Car Around West Lake: The new South line around West Lake passes a total of 18 historical and cultural landscape. It operates from 8:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m..

Public Bike: In the scenic areas of Hangzhou, you can see ubiquitous bicycle rental points; you can rent a bicycle to enjoy a convenient travel and also appreciate the scenery along the way closely.