Jinan Transportation

Transportation of Jinan gives you corresponding information of Jinan transportation including the details of aviation, highway, railway, public transport and shared vehicles in Jinan.


Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport

Location: Jichang Road, Yaoqiang Town, Licheng District, Jinan City.
Tel: 0531-96888
Located in the Licheng District which is in northeast of Jinan city, Shandong province, and it is 30 km away from the city center. It is one of the most important entering places for overseas visitors and main airports in China. It is 2-hour driving far from Jinan and Qufu where Confucius’s hometown lies. If offers domestic flights to major cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xiamen, Chongqing, etc. Also, you could take planes to Hong Kong, Taipei, Osaka, Seoul, etc. here.

Airport Transportation

1.Airport Shuttle Bus
Airport – Downtown: Airport – North Gate of Daming Lake – Railway Station Squire Coach Station

Business Time: It starts working when the early flights land until 6:30 p.m.
After 6:30 p.m., the tourist buses would start from the airport, pass the south stop of Lishan Road, and terminate at Yuqiansengxin Hotel. The fares are all 20 yuan.

Line 1 bus from Railway Station Squire Coach Station to the airport
Business Time: 5 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Fare: 20 yuan
Where to get on: The Gate 3 and 4 of the arrival hall of the terminal building

Airport Express Line 1: downtown -- airport
Railway Station Square Coach Stop--airport
Business Time: 5 a.m.--8 p.m., the buses depart every one hour
Fare: 20 yuan
Tel: 0531-96888
Where to buy tickets: The ticket office of Railway Station Coach Stop

Airport Express Line 2
Yuquansengxin Hotel-- airport
Business Time: 6 a.m. -- 7 p.m., the buses depart each one hour, and if it hits rush hours, the departure interval time would be shorter.
Fare: 20 yuan
Route: Yuquansengxin Hotel -- Xilaideng Hotel -- airport
Where to buy tickets: the buses parking places in front of the Yuquansengxin Hotel and Xilaideng Hotel

Bus No. 309: airport – Xiaoqinghe Yancang Pier
The BRT Line: Jinanxi Railway Station – Airport
Fare: 20 yuan
Business Time: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The starting price during daytime is 8 yuan for 3 miles. It takes 1.5/ mile with the distance of 3 to 60 miles, 2.2 / mile with the distance over 6 miles. The initiative price at night is the same as that in daytime. It takes 1.7 yuan each mile with the distance of 3 to 6 yuan, and 2.5 yuan/ mile when it drives over 6 miles. It takes 85 yuan to Spouting Spring and 90 yuan to Daming Lake


There are several railway stations in Jinan like Jinan Railway Station, Jinanxi Railway Station, Jinandong Railway Station, Zhangqiu Railway Station, Paihuai Railway Station, Shanghe Railway Station, etc. and the former 3 ones are the main passenger railway stations here. Here is some information about them.

Jinan Railway Station
Location: No.19 Chezhan Street, Tianqiao District
Tel: 0531-12306
Buses: No. 3, 9, 11, 18, 21, 34, 201, etc.

Jinanxi Railway Station
Location: Dajinzhuang Road, Huaiyin District
Buses: No.38, k156, k157, etc.
It is a high-speed train station and one of the five starting stations of Beijing-Shanghai High-speed Railway.

Jinandong Railway Station
Location” No.1 Minghubei Raod, Tianqiao District
Tel: 0531-82430972
Buses: No. 14, 33, 112, 122, etc.
It is an auxiliary station of Jinandong Railway Station, mainly offers high-speed trains to places like Taiyuan, Dandong, Tonghua, Shijiazhuangbei, Beijing, Qingdao, Weihai, Yantai, Yanji, Harbin, Baotou, Heze, etc. and the regular train No.k8291 to Yantai.


Jinan Long-distance Bus Master Station
Location: No.131 Jiluo Road, Tianqiao District
Tel: 0531-96369
Bus: No. 4, 5, 12, 35, 72, 84, etc.

  • To Qingdao
    Business Time: 7 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    The long-distance bus line departs about each 50 to 60 minutes, and it takes 5 hours.
  • To Tai’an
    Business Time: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., 30 minutes each department and it takes about 100 minutes.

Jinan East Coach Station
Location: No.113 Gongyenan Road, Licheng District
Tel: 0531-88934988
Bus: No.10, 47, 87, 99, etc.

  • To Tai’an
    Business Time: 6:40 a.m. – 6 p.m., events 40 minutes a department
  • To Qufu
    The long-distance buses depart at 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. each day.

The station mainly provides bus lines to places nearby like Taiyuan, Shijiazhuang, Puyang, etc. Inside Shandong province, you could take coaches here to 8 destinations within the province, such as Heze, Linyi, Qufu, Tai’an, etc. Basically, buses to places in Shandong would depart in the morning, and intercity buses work in the afternoon.

Jinan Railway Station Square Coach Station
Location: No.22 Chezhan Street
Tel: 0531-88303030
Bus: No. 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, etc.
It takes 25 yuan to Tai’an and 80 to 96 yuan to Qingdao.

Tourist Coach Station
Location: N0.71, Yingxiongshan Road
Tel: 0531-88316116
Bus: No.4, 27, 35, 36, etc.
The station would offers different bus lines to some tourist sites in different seasons.

Innercity Transportation


There are lots of bus lines in Jinan, and it takes 1 yuan for regular buses, and the ones with air-conditioning take 2 yuan, and those bus numbers usually start with letter k. Besides, there are 2 bus lines for sightseeing: bus No. 707 and 777.

Bus No. 707: Jiefangqiaobei – Lingyan Temple
Route: Jiefangqiaobei – Quancheng Square -- Provincial Sports Center – Yingshi Street – Wufeng Mountain – Lingyan Temple
Fare: 50 yuan including bus fare and the ticket fare
Business Time: Monday to Sunday, and only one departure a day. The bus in Jiedangqiaobei departs at 8 a.m., and the buses’ back time in Lingyan Temple and Wufeng Mountain is respectively 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m...

Bus No.777: Quancheng Square -- Quancheng Square
Route: Quancheng Square – North Gate of Sprouting Spring – Southwest Gate of Daming Lake – Southeast of Daming Lake – the Old East Gate – Qinglongqiaonan – Jinan Liberation Pavilion – Shunjin Street -- Quancheng Square
Fare: 12 yuan
Business Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. of each April – December (except rainy days)

According to the properties of bus lines, Jinan's urban bus network can be divided into five categories: bus rapid transit system with 7 routes and connected by transfer stations, conventional buses, public trolleybuses, suburban and exurban buses, student, supermarket and particular business bus lines.


You could easily take a taxi here. The price changes are the same as the taxi information in aviation part. And what you may need to know is charges at night in Jinan vary in different quarters. The night time of the first and fourth quarters is period from 9 p.m. to next 6 a.m., and the second and third quarters, their night time is from 10 p.m. to next 5 a.m...

Shared Vehicles

There are all kinds of shared vehicles in most major cities in China, like shared bikes, e-bikes and cars are available if you have available driving licenses.