As the capital city of Jilin Province, Changchun is equipped with airplanes, trains and long-distance buses, which are very convenient for travelling. Following are introduction about Changchun transportation, how to get to Changchun and how to get around Changchun.
How to Get to Changchun
Located in Jiutai District, Changchun Longjia International Airport is about 32 kilometers away from the center of Changchun. There are more than 100 routes in Changchun Longjia International Airport covering regions including circum-Bohai-Sea, the Yangtze River Delta, the Pearl River Delta, and other parts of the southwest China. At present, the airport has opened more than 100 domestic routes and international routes, including 3 domestic routes to Hong Kong, Taipei and Taichung of Taiwan, and 5 international routes to Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Sendai, Seoul and Jeju.
Address: No.3500, Jichang Road, Jiutai District, Changchun City长春市九台区机场路3500号
Transportation from/to airport:
Airport Shuttle Bus:
There are 6 airport shuttle bus lines:
- Line 1: Starting at Dongfang Square, with stops at Minfeng Street, Shunjie Street, Nanguan City Tetminal(Civil Aviation Ticket Office), and Renmin Square.
- Line 2: Starting at Longjiang International Airport to Das Auto Garden Hotel.
departure time in Longjiang International Airport: 9:00、11:30、13:30、15:30
departure time in Das Auto Garden Hotel: 7:00,8:30,10:30,12:30
- Line 3: Starting at Changchun Expressway Bus Station to Nanguan City Tetminal(Civil Aviation Ticket Office).
departure time: 8:00 to 15:00
- Line 4: Starting at Xi'an Qiaowai to Nanguan City Tetminal(Civil Aviation Ticket Office).
departure time: 7:00, 10:00
- Line 5: Starting at Longjiang International Airport to Changchun Railway Station.
- New Line: Starting at Longjiang International Airport, with stops at Wusong Bus Station, Taoyuan Sqaure, Civil Aviation Ticket Center, and Jilin Century Hotel.
depature time in Civil Aviation Ticket Center:5:30、 6:30、 8:00、 10:00 、12:30 、14:30、 16:00、 17:00
depature time in Longjiang International Airport: 12:00 、14:00、 15:30 、16:20、 18:00、 20:30、 21:30 、23:00
Intercity High-speed Rail:
Changchun-Jilin--Hunchun Intercity Railway:
Changchun-Jilin--Hunchun Intercity Railway connects Changchun City and Jilin City, taking 14 minutes to Changchun and 24 minutes to Longjia Railway Station at Longjiang International Airport.
- From Changchun Station to Longjia Station: 11 yuan for First Class and 9 yuan for Second Class
- From Jilin Station to Longjia Station: 27.5 yuan for the First Class and 22.5 yuan for the Second Class.
Longjia International Airport provides you with taxi stand for coming to and leaving from the airport. And you can take a taxi at Gate 1 of the Terminal.
- Fee standards are on the sides of car windows.
- Tolls should be paid by yourself.
Changchun is an important railway hub city in China. There are Changchun Railway Station, Changchun West Railway Station, Longjia Railway Station, Dehui Railway Station, and Jiutai Railway Station. Changchun North Railway Station and Changchun South Railway Station are only for train attendants.
1. Changchun Railway Station 长春站
Changchun Railway Station is the railway interchange center in Northeast China, the transportation center and the largest railway station of Jilin Province. It is the intersection of Beijing-Harbin Line, Harbin-Dalian Line, Changchun-Tumen Line, Changchun-Baicheng Line, Harbin High Speed Rail and Changchun Intercity Railway. Departure trains leave for Beijing, Shanghai, Shenyang, Harbin, Guangzhou, Xi'an, Chengdu, Haikou, Urumqi, Xiamen, and etc.
It takes about 1 hour from Changchun Railway Station to Dehui Railway Station, about 2.5 hours to Yushu (Changchun) Railway Station, about 2 hours to Yanjixi Railway Station, and 1.5 hours to Jilin Railway Station.
Address: No.5,Changbai Road, Kuancheng District, Changchun City, Jilin Province 吉林省长春市宽城区长白路5号
2. Changchun West Railway Station 长春西站
Located in Changchun City in Jilin Province of China, Changchun West Railway Station is about 13 kilometers from Changchun Railway Station, 42.5 kilometers from Changchun Longjia International Airport and 11 kilometers from the downtown area of Changchun. Trains in Changchun West Railway Station mainly come to cities such as Jilin, Yanji, Harbin, Shengyang and Dalian.
It takes about 25 minutes from Changchun West Railway Station to Dehuixi Railway Station, about 2 hours and a half to Yushu (Changchun) Railway Station, about 2.5 hours to Yanjixi Railway Station, and about 1 hour to Jilin Railway Station.
Address: Zhanqian Street, Luyuan District, Changchun City, Jilin Province 吉林省长春市绿园区站前街
3. Longjia Railway Station 龙嘉站
Changchun-Jilin--Hunchun Intercity Railway is the first intercity railway in China which realizes zero-transfer between railway and airport. And Longjia Railway Station is set for connecting Changchun City and Jilin City. And it only takes 15 minutes from Chuangchun Railway Station to Longjia Internationa Airport.
- Trains from Longjia Railway Station to Changchun Railway Station
There are 36 daily trains from Longjia Railway Station to Changchun Railway Station, from 07:01 to 22:07. It will take 15 minutes and cost 8.5 yuan.
- Trains from Longjia Railway Station to Changchun West Railway Station
There are 4 daily trains from Longjia Railway Station to Changchun West Railway Station, from 14:51 to 22:07. It will take about 30 minutes and cost 14.5 to 17 yuan.
- Trains from Longjia Railway Station to Jilin Railway Station
There are 35 daily trains from Longjia Railway Station to Jilin Railway Station, from 06:36 to 20:23. It will take about 30 minutes and cost 22.5 to 37 yuan.
Address: T1 Terminal of Longjia International Airport of Jilin Province 吉林省长春龙嘉国际机场T1航站楼
4. Dehui Railway Station 德惠站
Dehui Station is located in Dehui City, Jilin Province, China. It is one of the third-class railway stations in China. Trains in Deihui Railway Station usually go to cities of Jilin Province such as Changchun, Siping, Fuyu, and Gongzhuling, and also go to cities in other provinces such as Harbin, Shengyang, and Tianjin.
- Trains from Dehui Railway Station to Changchun Railway Station
There are 22 daily trains from Dehui Railway Station to Changchun Railway Station, from 04:38 to 19:02. It will take about 1 hour and cost 38.5 yuan.
- Trains from Dehui Railway Station to Longjia Railway Station
There are 12 daily trains from Trains from Dehui Railway Station to Longjia Railway Station, from 09:47 to 18:46. It will take about 1 hour and 30minutes and cost 23 yuan.
- Trains from Dehui Railway Station to Yushu Railway Station
There are 3 daily trains from Dehui Railway Station to Yushu Railway Station, from 07:50 to 14:07. It will take about 1 hour and 30 minutes and cost 7 yuan or 15.5 yuan.
Address: Mude Street, Dehui City, Jilin Province吉林省德惠市沐德街
5. Jiutai Railway Station 九台站
Jiutai Railway Station is located in Jiatai District of Changchun City. Trains in Jiutai Railway Station go to cities such as Jilin, Tumen, Yushu, Yanji in Jilin Province, and Beijing, Chongqing, Ningbo and Shanghai in other provinces.
- Trains from Jiutai Railway Station to Changchun Railway Station
There are 10 daily trains from Jiutai Railway Station to Changchun Railway Station, from 06:47 to 22:35. It will take about 45 minutes and cost 11 yuan.
- Trains from Jiutai Railway Station to Yushu Railway Station
There is only 1 daily train from Jiutai Railway Station to Yushu Railway Station at 08:39. It will take 4 hours and 50 minutes and cost 18.5 yuan.
Address: No.76, Jiutai Street, Jiutai District, Changchun City, Jilin Province吉林省长春市九台区九台大街76号
Changchun owns a relatively complete road transportation hub, with Changchun as the center, expanding to the whole province and even the surrounding provinces, such as Changchun-Shenzhen Expressway which connects Changchun and Shenzhen City in Guangdong Province, passing through 11 provinces and municipalities including Jilin, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning, Hebei, Tianjin, Shandong, Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang, Fujian and Guangdong.
Main Bus Passenger Stations in Changchun
1.Changchun Long-distance Bus Master Station长春客运总站
Changchun Long-distance Bus Master Station is a state-owned public welfare bus station. It owns 299 transportation lines with a mileage of 16,210 kilometers, covering the whole province of Jilin and radiating 9 provinces including Heilongjiang, Liaoning, Hebei, Shanxi, Shandong, Henan, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, one autonomous region of Inner Mongolia , and two municipalities of Beijing and Tianjin. It is an important transportation hub for handling visitors in Jilin Province.
Address: NO.238, Renmin Street, Changchun City长春市人民大街238号
2.Changchun Kaixuan Highway Bus Station长春凯旋公路客运站
Changchun Kaixuan Highway Bus Station is is a new type of bus station with high technology, intelligence and humanity. There are 144 lines, mainly ahead to Harbin, Daqing, Tongliao, Zhengjiatun, Ganan, Songyuan, Da'an, Nong'an, Huaide, Guojia, Changling, Weinan, Tongyu and other places.
Address:NO.2088, Tiebei'er Road, Changchun City 长春市铁北二路2088号
3.Changchun Expressway Bus Station长春高速公路客运站
Changchun Expressway Bus Station owns 36 lines to cities and counties such as Baishan, Chaoyang Town, Tonghua, Meihekou, Dongfeng, Liaoyuan, Yitong, and so on, handling visitors of more than 8 thounsand per day.
Address:NO.8899, Renmin Street, Nanguan District, Changchun City 长春市南关区人民大街8899号
How to get around Changchun
Changchun is pretty convenient for going outside. You could choose tram, light rail, bus, taxi and sharing bike in Changchun when you want to get around this city.
By Light Rail
Changchun Rail Traffic is an urban rail transit which is used to serve Changchun City, Jilin Province, China. Its first line was opened on October 30, 2002, making Changchun the fifth city in the mainland of China that owns rail transit. Except metro system, Changchun also owns light rail system. Light Rail Lines 3, 4 and 5 have been opened in Changchun City. The fare is 2 yuan for 0-14.5 km, 3 yuan for 14.5-24.5 km, and 4 yuan for 24.5 km.
Changchun is one of the cities in China that retain trams. The No.54 Tram has just been upgraded in 2013. From Hongqi Street to Hepingda Road, it is not just a vehicle, but also a record of the history of Changchun. The No.54 Tram is the most suitable route for travelling because it passes through Changchun Film Studio, Movie City (Changchun Automobile Museum) and other important tourist attractions.
There are abundant bus stations and bus lines covering all over Changchun in order to make it convenient for people to get around Changchun City. You can use loose change or city card to take buses. But please to avoid rush time so that you can save your time and have a nice travel experience.
Price: 1 yuan in urban area
Address of Service Consulting Center: No.309, Changchun Street, Jingyue Development Area, Changchun City 长春市净月开发区长春大街309号
Service Consulting Tel: 0431-85808059.
Taxis are always a good choice for you to get to where you want to go. You can find them parking on the streets or driving on the road. The starting fare for taxis in Changchun City is 5 yuan/2.5km, and the price turns into 6 yuan after 2.5 kilometers. When the passengers pay the bill, they need to add extra 1 yuan for fuel price. But please to avoid the rush hours.
There are 5 subway lines in Changchun, namely Line 1, Line 2, Line 3, Line 4 and Line 8. Those lines make it convenient for people to go around Changchun City. The starting fare is 2 yuan and the highest price of single ticket is 7 yuan.
- Line 1: starting station and terminal station: North Ring Road Station and Hongzuizi Station
running time: 05:15-21:00
- Line 2: starting station and terminal station: Shuangfeng Station and Dongfang Square Station
running time: 05:15-21:00
- Line 3: starting station and terminal station: Changchun Railway Station and Changchun Movie Wonderland Station
running time: 06:00-21:00
- Line 4: starting station and terminal station: Changchun Railway North Station and Tiangonglu Station
running time: 06:00-21:00
- Line 8: starting station and terminal station: North Ring Road Station and Guangtonglu Station
running time: 06:00-21:00
By Sharing Bike
It is a nice choice to ride around Changchun City by sharing bike, which can be seen everywhere in the city. All you need to do is to scan the QR code on the sharing bike and then you can take it to get around the whole city. Its fare is usually 0.5 - 1 yuan for every 30 minutes.
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