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Gulangyu Island Ferry Schedule

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There are five main wharfs you need to know getting to Gulangyu Island. As the map above shows, Sanqiutian Wharf and Neicuo'ao Wharf are the two piers on Gulangyu Island locating in the east side and west side of the island respectively. The rest three wharfs are not on the Gulangyu Island, Xiamen International Cruise Terminal or call it Dongdu Youlun Matou as the locals do and Lundu Ferry Terminal are on Xiamen Island east to Gulangyu while Songyu Wharf on the other hand is west to Gulangyu on mainland.

For tourists Need to Get to Gulangyu Island in Day Time There are Three Options

1.Xiamen International Cruise Terminal (Dongdu Youlun Matou) to Sanqiutian Wharf

Depart Pier

Arrive Pier

Duration

Price

Frequency

Run Time

Dongdu

Sanqiutian

20m

CNY35(Round trip)

20m

07:10——17:30summer/18:30winter

Sanqiutian

Dongdu

07:20——17:40summer/18:40winter

Xiamen International Cruise Terminal, 厦门国际游轮中心Xiàmén Guójì Yóulún Zhōngxīn. Locals call it Xiagu Matou 'Xiamen Drum Pier' (厦鼓码头), or Dongdu Matou 'East Ferry Pier' (东渡码头,).
Sanqiutian wharf, 三丘田码头,san qiu tian ma tou.

Buses Getting to Dongdu Youlun Matou

Depart

Arrive

Price

Duration

Run time

Frequency

Dongdu Wharf

Exhibition centre

CNY10

30m

8:00-18:00

20m

Exhibition centre

Dongdu Wharf

8:40—18:40


Attentions: This is a special line for tourists. You are supposed to get on at the departure station because they will not take any passages during the journey. Of course you can get off at any station in between if you wish, but the fare will be still ten yuan.

2. Xiamen International Cruise Terminal (Dongdu Youlun Matou) to Neicuo'ao Wharf

Depart Pier

Arrive Pier

Duration

Price

Frequency

Run Time

Dongdu

Neicuo'ao

30m

CNY50(Round trip)

20m

07:20——17:20winter /18:20summer

Neicuo'ao

Dongdu

07:30——17:30winter /18:30summer

Neicuo'ao wharf, Chinese Name内厝澳码头 nei cuo ao ma tou.

3. Songyu Wharf to Neicuo'ao Wharf

Depart Pier

Arrive Pier

Duration

Price

Frequency

Run Time

Neicuo'ao

Songyu

10m

CNY8

30m

07:20——17:20winter /18:20summer

Songyu

Neicuo'ao

CNY30

07:30——17:50winter /18:50summer


Songyu wharf, Chinese name嵩屿码头, song yu ma tou. The price in the chart is above are for round trip.

For Tourists Going to Gulangyu Island in Evening

1.Lundu Ferry Terminal to Sanqiutian Wharf

Depart Pier

Arrive Pier

Duration

Price

Run Time

Frequency

Lundu Ferry

Sanqiutian

5minutes

CNY35Round Trip

17:50winter\18:50summer——00:00

20minutes

Sanqiutian

Lundu Ferry

18:00winter\19:00summer——00:00


Attentions: Lundu ferry terminal, 轮渡码头 lun du ma tou, is south down to Dongdu wharf facing Sanqiutian wharf across Lu River in between. Passengers should depart at the No.2 hall of Lundu Ferry Terminal in evening. The frequency of both wharfs mentioned above will be changed to 30 minutes after 21:00 every evening due to fewer customers.

Night Cruise to Gulangyu Ialand

Depart Pier

Arrive Pier

Duration

Price

Run Time

Frequency

Lundu Ferry

Sanqiutian

5minutes

CNY35Round Trip

00:15——06:30

1 hour

Sanqiutian

Lundu Ferry

00:30——07:00


Attentions: Passengers shall depart at the Hall No.2 to take night cruise at Lundu Ferry Terminal
Note:
1. Passports are required when buying the tickets and embarking on the ship.
2. Passengers with roundtrip tickets should leave Gulangyu within 20 days using the returning ticket.
3. Children under 1.2m (3.9ft) can get a free ticket by showing passport at the ticket window. Children between 1.2m and 1.5m (4.5ft) can enjoy half price ticket.
4. Avoiding Chinese New Year Rush, during national holiday, May holiday and spring holiday, all the terminal will be crowded and long queues are expected.
5. No Ferries to Kinmen Island! Travelers who want to go to Kinmen have to board at Xiamen Wutong Port (厦门五通码头).


Getting Around Gulangyu Island

By foot.
By electric golf carts.
Though cars and motor bikes are not allowed on Gulangyu Island, there are electric golf carts carry visitors in a circuit around the island's coast line. The whole trip will cost 50 yuan and the whole journey is about 6 km. Below is the schedule of the carts for you reference.

Season

Running Time

1st  May to 30th September

7:00-19:30

1st October to 30th April

7:00-18:00


Attention: You can get on and off at any time or place as you wish via one ticket.


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Chinese and Phrases You May Need

When will the next ship depart:下一班邮轮几点出发?xia yi ban you lun ji dian chu fa?
I want a ferry ticket to Sanqiutian wharf: 我想要一张去三丘田码头的船票 wo xiang yao yi zhang qu san qiu tian ma tou de chuan piao.
Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport: 厦门高崎国际机场 Xiàmén gāo qí guójì jīchǎng
Xiamen Railway Station: 厦门火车站 Xiàmén huǒchē zhàn
Xiamen North Railway Station: 厦门火车站北站 Xiàmén huǒchē zhàn běizhàn




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