As one of the top eight airports in China and one of the top 100 in the world, Hangzhou
Xiaoshan International Airport is a national trunk air route jointing several important
tourism cities and offering regular international flights, and is also the main
destination alternate for Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
Located in the south bank of the Qiantang River and east of the Xinjie Town of Xiaoshan,
the airport is 27 km away from downtown Hangzhou and 15 km from the center of Xiaoshan.
An airport-bus- only street was built from Hangzhou which is 17.6 km, only 50 minutes’
bus drive from the bus station near Wu Lin Men Airline Ticket Office in Hangzhou.
Xiaoshan International Airport runs 296 air lines to 90 cities at home and abroad
with domestic and international airplanes flying to their destinations everyday.
Destination cities of the international flights from Xiaoshan International Airport:
Hong Kong, Macao, Taibei Taoyuan, Taipei Songshan, Taizhong, Gaoxiong, Tokyo, Osaka,
Seoul, Busan, Cheju, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Sydney,
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Airports in the neighboring city Shanghai are also convenient alternateness to Hangzhou.
As the most important gateway port of China and her bridge to the world, Shanghai
is a core airline junction of Asia-Pacific Area with flights to all around the world.
By the end of 2009, 74 domestic and international airlines had built regular flights
in Shanghai covering 183 cities, 77at home and 106 in other countries. Pudong Airport
and Hongqiao Airport are two international airports of Shanghai, one in the east
and the other in the west. It just takes about two hours by airport bus to Hangzhou.
Hangzhou is the transportation hub of Zhejiang Province, connecting with the national
railway net through Shanghai-Hangzhou railway, Zhejiang- Jiangxi railway, Hangzhou-Ningbo
railway and Xuancheng-Hangzhou railway. Trains from Hangzhou go to main cities in
China like Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Guilin etc. Everyday
there are more than ten high-speed rails travels between Hangzhou and Shanghai in
45 minutes if at the highest speed. Bullet and high-speed rails radiated out to
Beijing, Tianjin, Jinan, Nanjing, Nanchang, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Wenzhou, and Ningbo.
Three railway stations are operating: Hangzhou Railway Station (Hangzhou), Hangzhou
East Railway Station and Hangzhou South Railway Station (Xiaoshan).
Hangzhou is the highway hub in Zhejiang Province where the national highways 320
and 104 meet. Highways from Hangzhou to Shanghai, Nanjing, Ningbo, Jinhua and Quzhou,
Qiandao Lake, and Anhui put its big neighboring cities in a transportation network
through which the destinations such as Shanghai, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shenzhen, Ningbo,
Jinhua and Yellow Mountains, Wuzhen water town can be easily reached. It takes no
more than 4 hours to get to every single city in the province from Hangzhou. Coach
stations are located in 4 directions of the city: north, east, south, and west.