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Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport

Xiamen International Airport is opened to navigation with quite forty massive and medium cities at home. It is also the fourth largest departure and entry airport in China following Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. In addition, 12 international flights leave from this airport every week to some overseas cities in South Korea, Japan, America, Southeast Asia, and Europe.


Distance to city center: 10 km


Transportation to city center:


Airport bus

There are buses to the railway station from the airport with a ticket of 1 Yuan. The last bus leaves at 22:30. No matter where you go, you can get to the railway station first and then transfer the bus.



Taxi stand is located outside the Gate No.7 of Arrival Hall in T3 and Gate No.3 of Arrival Hall in T4. Usually it costs CNY30-40 to get to downtown area by cab. Passengers to other places such as Quanzhou, Shishi and Zhangzhou can also take local taxis.


Railway Stations


Xiamen Island is connected to the mainland by the causeway crossing the sea. Railways can go straight to urban areas of Xiamen. There’s regular train service going north and south, however, though this style can be cheaper, transportation is slow since the railroads travel a circuitous route through mountains.


Xiamen Railway Station


Xiamen Railway Station is the main railway station. The station is the terminal of Yingtan-Xiamen Railway. Normal speed trains in this station bound for most major cities in China include Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xian, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Chongqing, and Kunming.

Address: No. 900 Xiahe Road in Siming District


North Railway Station

North Railway Station is situated in Yannei Village of Houxi Town in Jimei District. It is an important transportation hub which Connects Fuxia Line, Xiashen Line, and Xialong. Trains from the station are all high speed types that can take passengers to many major cities in China, such as Fuzhou, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing, Nanjing, Hangzhou and Chongqing. Passengers to the south of the railway station, there is a square, where a bus stop is located at the southwest corner of the square.

Address: Houxi Town of Jimei District





Xiamen Port

Xiamen Port has a wide, peaceful water area without freezing or silting, providing an excellent water transportation network. The sea route to the Taiwanese island of Kinmen is operated at Wutong Port. Ferry is an excellent and convenient way to enjoy the beautiful scenery of small islets around. As the most attractive island of this city, Gulangyu has been connected with the city by ferry. Please make sure to come at least 20 minutes before the departure time to finish the boarding procedures.

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