Fuzhou Transportation

Air

The Fuzhou Changle International Airport is located in Changle County, about 55 kilometers from downtown of Fuzhou. The terminal building of 137,000 square meters is perfectly equipped. The airport can accommodate 6 million passengers a year and handle 3,000 passengers an hour. The Changle International Airport is an air-hub in the southeast China. More than 80 domestic and international air routes link Fuzhou with 55 cities.

Fuzhou Changle International Airport

Domestic services include flights to and fro: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Xi’an, Guilin, Hangzhou, Haikou, Sanya, Nanjing, Qingdao, Kunming, Lijiang, Chengdu, Lhasa, Guiyang, and Wuyi Mountain, etc.

Regional services include flights to and fro: Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. There is chartered airplane from Fuzhou to Taipei every week.

International services include flights to and fro: Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Jeju Island, Bangkok, Angkor, and Jakarta.

There are frequent shuttle buses from the downtown to the airport. The parking place at the center of the city is Apollo Hotel (No.132 at Wuyi Road, 200 meters away from the north of Fuzhou bus station). It takes about 55 minutes to get to the airport and costs 25 yuan. Six shuttle buses also run to South Train Station every day. If you take a taxi, the cost ranges from 100 to 150 yuan.

Railway

There are two railway stations in Fuzhou: Fuzhou Railway Station and Fuzhou South Railway Station.

The Fuzhou Railway Station is located on north side of Hualin Road in downtown Fuzhou. Every day trains departure from this station to 17 cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Luoyang, Hefei, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guiyang, Changsha, Nanjing, Wuchang, Nanchang, Nanping, Ji’an and Wuyishan. The express multiple unit trains run regularly from Fuzhou to Wenzhou, Hangzhou, Shanghai and other cities in China.

Fuzhou Railway Station

Located in Chengmen Town, Cangshan District of Fuzhou, Fuzhou South Railway Station is a spacious and modernized railway station. There are 8 pairs of trains of Wen-Fu multiple units running between Wenzhou and Fuzhou, and 10 pairs of trains passing Fuzhou and Xiamen. These ten make for capital cities like Hangzhou, important cities of Zhejiang Province like Ningbo, Wenzhou, and main cities of Fujian Province, such as Ningde, Putian, Quanzhou and Xiamen.

Fuzhou South Railway Station

Highway

There are three passenger bus stations in the downtown area of Fuzhou: Northern Station near the Fuzhou Railway Station, Southern Station at the southern end of Wuyi Road and Western Station near Hongshan Bridge. There are more than 300 long distance buses to leave for Wenzhou, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and more than 30 cities and counties inside the province everyday.

Waterway

Fuzhou Port is one of the two biggest commercial ports of Fujian Province, the biggest hub of sea, river and water-and-land traffic. From here you can reach important ports of ocean and Yangtze River. You can also reach more than 30 ports of 20 countries.

Urban Transport

It is very convenient to go around the downtown area by bus; buses of Fuzhou extend in all direction and. Far or close, the bus fare is the same. Besides, there are two night buses: No. 201 (from the West Gate of Zuohai Park to Baihuting) and No. 202 (from Fuzhou Railway Station to Jinshan Bus Station), running from 22:00pm to 06:00am the next day.

There are many taxis in Fuzhou. The flag-down rate is 10 yuan for the first 3 kilometers (about 1.9 miles), then 2 yuan for each additional kilometer.

Subways in Fuzhou are under construction, of which Metro Line 1 is expected to be open to traffic by the end of 2014.

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