Ningbo Travel Tips

Every place may have some common points with other places, but it must have its own unique characteristics that can’t be found in some places. So we have prepared some travel tips that may be useful for your trip to Ningbo.

Landing Visa

Ningbo has gotten port visa right since 2016 so it means that landing visa is available for foreign visitors who want to visit Ningbo. The implementation of port visa is also a favorable condition for the application of the 72-hour transit visa exemption policy for foreigners.

Post Offices

  • Zip Code: 315000
  • Drum Tower Branch Post Office: Zhongshan West Road (near the Moon Lake and Tianyi Pavilion)
  • South Station Post Office: 19-5, South Station West Road (near the train station)
  • Yongcheng Post Office: 323, West Ring Road
  • Zhuangqiao Post Office: 33, Zhuangqiao Town Road

Useful Numbers

  • China International country code number: 0086
  • Chengdu city code number: 0574
  • Ambulance: 120 Fire: 119 Police: 110
  • Check Telephone Number: 114
  • Weather Report: 121, 12121, 96121
  • Tourism Complaint: 0574-12301
  • Public Bus Complaint: 0574-87928888
  • Taxi Complaint: 0574-96520

Money Exchange

You can use your passport and cash to exchange for Chinese Yuan in every branch of Bank of China.


The wireless signal of “iNingbo” sign is free to use WiFi, which covers commercial squares, parks, public service stations, hospital, movie theaters, large shopping malls and supermarkets.

Dressing tips

  • The average temperature in July is hotter than other months so that summer clothes are needed during this time. Pay attention to take sun cream.
  • Remember to take winter clothes with you in January for it’s quite cold.
  • In May, June and September, do remember to take umbrella with you.


There is all kinds of seafood in Ningbo, please pay attention to your eating there if you are allergic to seafood.


There are various hotels, so if you travel to Ningbo in busy seasons, you’d better book hotels in advance.


Do be careful when you are doing boating tour.

Beware of pickpockets in public places. Usually there are some pickpockets around the bus stop/Metro Station or on the bus/Metro, take care of all your valuables and keep them in the line of your sight.

Influential Tourism Festival Activities

The most Influential tourism festival activities in Ningbo are Xiangshan Start-Fishing Festival of China in September, Ningbo international garment festival in October and China Butterfly Lovers Marriage Customs Festival in October. You are recommended to take part in if you travel to Ningbo at the right time.