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.

Questions and Answers About Chengde Transportation

Fred 2013-11-02
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Hi,I plan to go from Tianjin to Chengde. Do you know if there are direct buses and the scheduling? Thank you

Dear Fred,
You are suggested to go to Tianjing Tongsha Bus Station (In Chinese: 通莎长途客运中心) to take the bus to Chengdu. The address of this station is NO. 43 Zhenli Road, Hedong District, Tianjing (In Chinese: 天津市河东区真理道43号) and phone number is 022-60531818. The bus leaves from this station at 7:00AM, 9:00AM and 3:00PM. The bus ticket cost around CNY140-160 per person.
Nancy
 

Nancy Deng replied on 2013-11-03
Ted Middleton 2012-05-18
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We need to travel from Chengde to Tianjin on 30 May but are unable to get a bus timetable (assuming bus is the easiest way to go). Can you help and which bus station in Chengde?
I checked it on internet, there is bus from Chengde Long distance bus station, there is a bus leaves at 8:50am , about 4 hrs' drive to Tianjin. Leon Long replied on 2012-05-20
Mhoraig 2012-05-14
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How can I get from Dalian to Chengde? Is it best to go by bus or train and what times to they depart?Thanks
Hi! Taking bus is the best way as there is no direct train from Dalian to Chengde. As far as I know the depart time is 16:30 at Construction Street (Jianshejie) Bus Station near Dalian Railway Station. Peter replied on 2012-05-15
Rosario Lopez 2011-07-20
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How can I go from Beijing to Chengde the 4th August? Could you book train or bus tickets?
Dear Rosario, We can't book the tickets only. I suggest you buy the tickets at the train station or bus station. The trian K7711 departs at 8:05am, arriving at 12:31pm, it takes about 4.5 hours and it costs about CNY95(US$15) per person for the hard sleeper. The train station is at No.2 Beijing station west street, Dongcheng District. It takes about 3-4 hours by bus and it costs about CNY80(US$12) per person. Dongzhimen bus station(东直门长途汽车站) is at No.45 Dongzhimenwaixie street, Changyang District(朝阳区东直门外斜街45号). Lussie Lu replied on 2011-07-21
Helen Koh 2011-02-27
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Chengde Bus Station and Mrt Station
Hi Helen Koh, There are three bus station in Chengde. They are Chengde Eastern bus station, Chengde Western bus station and Chengde Northern bus station. If you would like to take a bus from Chengde to Beijing, you can go to the eastern bus station. Chengde Eastern station: Yingbin road, Eastern development zone, Chengde There is no MRT station in Chengde. Lussie Lu replied on 2011-02-28
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