Shenzhen Transport



External Traffic


►Aviation: Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport is located in Bao'an District, Shenzhen. It is the fourth largest airport in China, ranking only second to Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Beijing Capital International Airport, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, and it is one of the world's top 100 airports. It was officially opened to traffic in 1991. Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport is the first modern international airport in China to realize land, sea and air transport. It has 92 navigable cities and 127 navigable routes.

►Highway: Shenzhen highway traffic is developed, easily reaching the Pearl River Delta cities by high-grade road network. Its long-distance passenger transportation lines have covered all cities and counties of Guangdong Province until the end of 2011, and directly connect with Hong Kong, Macau and more than 20 mainland provinces.

►Railway: Shenzhen has Shenzhen Railway Station, Shenzhen North Railway Station, Shenzhen West Railway Station and Shenzhen East Railway Station. The two main railway lines throughout mainland China (Beijing-Guangzhou line and the Beijing-Kowloon line) intersect in Shenzhen. Shenzhen has long-distance passenger trains directly to Beijing, Shanghai, Changsha, Fuzhou, Guilin, Jiujiang, Wuchang, Yueyang, Zhengzhou, Changde, Xi'an, Shenyang and other cities.

►Shenzhen Port: Shenzhen has built 18 various types of ports leading to the outside, including China's largest traffic entry and exit of tourists land crossings - the Luohu Control Point, and a 24-hour customs clearance - Huanggang Port Control Point.


 

City Traffic
►Subway: On December 2004, the first-stage project of the Shenzhen Metro was opened to traffic; on June 2011, the five lines of the second-stage construction were fully opened. Shenzhen has formed 178-kilometer urban rail transit operators network which covers the city's main development axis. Shenzhen Metro has opened Luobao Line (the original Line 1), Shekou Line (the original Line 2), Longgang Line (the original Line 3), Longhua line (the original Line 4), Huanzhong Line (the original Line 5). 

►Bus: Shenzhen bus lines shuttle throughout the whole city. The hours of operation are generally 6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.. The ordinary fare ranges from 1 yuan to 7 yuan per passenger; and the air-conditioned car fare ranges from 2 yuan to 10 yuan per person. Most of the buses are pay-to-the-driver buses; and another part of buses are required sectional fares. Shenzhen's night public buses service till 2:00 a.m., whose line names begin with the letter "N". Shenzhen also has tourist buses and intercity buses.

►Taxi: The motorcycle type of Shenzhen's taxi is manily Santana 2000 or Zastava, or Passat. The car body has three colors including red, yellow and green. The green taxi can only run outside of the special administrative region.

Shenzhen Taxi Fees:

Shenzhen Taxi
Driving
Range
Starting
Price
Starting
Mileage
Price
Beyond Starting Mileage
Charge 
For Waiting
Night Starting Price 
(11:00 p.m.-6:00a.m.)
Red Taxi
All Shenzhen
10 yuan(bunker adjustment 
factor 2 yuan)
2 km
0.6 yuan
/250 meters
0.8 yuan
/minute
16 yuan
Battery Power 
Taxi
All Shenzhen
10 yuan
2 km
0.6 yuan
/250 meters
0.8 yuan
/minute
16 yuan
Green Taxi
Bao'an District, 
Longgang District
6 yuan(bunker adjustment
 factor 2 yuan)
1.5 km
2.4 yuan
/kilometer
0.8 yuan
/minute
7 yuan