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Chengde Transportation

Air

There is a small airport in southern Chengde where occasional charter flights shuttle between Beijing and Chengde. Chengde is 180 kilometers away from the Beijing Capital International Airport. To travel by air, visitors can take a coach to Beijing and connect with their flights from there. A coach departs for Beijing every twenty minutes, making it very convenient.

Railway

There is a small airport in southern Chengde where occasional charter flights shuttle between Beijing and Chengde. Chengde is 180 kilometers away from the Beijing Capital International Airport. To travel by air, visitors can take a coach to Beijing and connect with their flights from there. A coach departs for Beijing every twenty minutes, making it very convenient.

City Transportation

The city area of Chengde is quite small. It is served by a convenient bus system with more than ten bus lines. Many buses are self-service and charge one RMB per ride. The money is deposited into a box located in the front of each bus. Other mini-buses charge no more than 5 RMB to the destination.

Taxi

There are numerous taxies in the city area. The charge is 5 RMB for the first 2 kilometers, then 1.40 RMB for each additional kilometer. Generally speaking, the charge for a taxi will be no more than 10 RMB within the city district.

Bus/Coach

Chengde has a good network of roads such as the Beijing - Chengde road, Chengde-Wei Road, national road lines 101, 111 and 112, and Chengde-Piao Road. It has three national highways linking Chengde and Beijing, Tianjin, Liaoning and Inner Mongolia.

There are long distance coaches departing for provinces and cities like Beijing, Tianjin, Shijiazhuang, and Zhangjiakou daily, it takes about 4 hours, 5.5 hours and 10 hours respectively from Chengde to Beijing, Tianjin and Dalian. In the west and north stations of Chengde, buses depart for every county and district in the city at regular intervals.