Dengfeng Transportation

Air

There is expressway connecting Dengfeng and Zhengzhou, so it takes about one hour by cars. Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport is the only international airport in Henan Province. Passengers can take buses at Dengfeng Bus Station and get off at the Zhengzhou Bus Station. Then transfer to the Airport shuttle bus at the Zhengzhou Grand Hotel. The price is 15 yuan. From 7:00 to 19:00, the shuttle bus leaves every hour. In addition, passengers can also take the Airport shuttle bus at the Zhengzhou Aviation Hotel (No.3, Jinshui Road). The running time is from 6:00 to 19:00. From 6:00 to 10:00, the shuttle bus leaves every hour. From 10:00 to 19:00, the shuttle bus leaves every half an hour. Taxi is also a good choice to reach the airport.

Passengers can also take flights at Luoyang Beijiao Airport. There are flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Chongqing, Hang Zhou and other domestic cities. Passengers can take city bus line 83 (from 06:20—19:00) or line 27 (from 05:50—20:10) to get there. In addition, passengers can also take taxies. It costs around 20—30 yuan.

Railway

As the Dengfeng Railway Station is under construction, visitors have to take trains at Zhengzhou or Luoyang city.

Zhengzhou Railway Station has always been known as the heart of Chinese rail transportation. It is located at the center of Zhengzhou city. As one of the largest railway stations in China, there are trains to get to main cities like Beijing, Guangzhou, Lanzhou, Urumqi, Lhasa and Shanghai etc.

Luoyang Railway Station is located at Jinguyuan road, Xigong District (西工区金谷园路) of Luoyang City. There are trains to Nanning, Xi'an, Chengdu, Urumqi, Beijing, Shanghai and other domestic cities everyday.

Bus/Coach

Dengfeng Long-distance bus station is located at Zhongyue Avenue (中岳大街). The inquiry phone number is 0371-62857930.

For those visitors in Luoyang, there are buses for Dengfeng every hour from 7:00 to 17:00.

For those visitors in Pingdingshan, there are four shuttle buses for Dengfeng everyday. Those buses leave at 06:20, 07:30, 18:20 and 19:30 separately.

For visitors in Zhengzhou, there are 54 shuttle buses for Dengfeng from 06:20 to 17:30 everyday.

City Transportation

City bus line 2, 3, 6 and 8 are the four major bus lines in Dengfeng city. Among those lines, line 8 can take passengers who get off from the Dengfeng bus station to Shaolin Temple directly. Line 2 and 6 can take passengers to the Songyang Academy of classic learning.

The fare of taxi in Dengfeng (for the first 3 kilometers) is 3 yuan and 1 yuan per kilometer thereafter. It takes around 15 minutes to get to Shaolin Temple and costs nearly 30 yuan.

How to get to Shaolin Temple

From Dengfeng to Shaolin Temple

There are two options: Visitors can take the city bus line 8. It will take passengers to Shaolin Temple directly. In addition, visitors can also take the Shaolin shuttle bus. It will take around half an hour to get to Shaolin Temple.

From Zhengzhou to Shaolin Temple

Passengers should take buses to Dengfeng then transfer to the shuttle bus to Shaolin Temple. The buses from Zhengzhou to Dengfeng run every 25 minutes. It will take around one hour to get to Dengfeng and take half an hour from Dengfeng to Shaolin Temple.

From Luoyang to Shaolin Temple

There are tourist lines from Luoyang to Shaolin Temple. The tourist lines station is in front of the Luoyang Railway Station. It takes around 2 hours to get to Shaolin Temple. The price is 20 yuan per person.

Questions and Answers About Dengfeng Transportation

Paula 2014-02-18
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I want to take a bus to Deng feng to Zhengzhou. What time do the buses leave ZZ in the morning and when is the last bus back to ZZ? We want to see the mountain show and it finishes late. Also, Is there a package where we can have someone take us from ZZ to shalon temple then to the show then back to ZZ?
Hi Paula, sorry, we don't have the exact timetable for the buses. We can arrange a tour guide with van and driver to take you for the visit and the show. Please kindly let me know the exact tour dates and number of people. I will send you the itinerary with quotation ASAP. Whitney Liao replied on 2014-02-20
Tim Uecker 2013-08-06
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Is the Shaolin temple open on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013? Also, what are best travel options from Hangzhou to Dengfeng on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013? How long by train?
Dear Tim, Shaolin Temple opens every day. There is no train from Hangzhou to Dengfeng. You could take a bullet train from Hangzhou to Zhengzhou, it takes about 7 hours. Then take a bus from the bus station to Dengfeng, which is near the train station, it takes about 2 hours. At last take another bus to get to Shaolin Temple. You also could take an overnight train from Hangzhou to Luoyang, it takes around 15 hours, then take a bus from Luoyang bus station to Shaolin Temple directly, which is near the train station. It takes about 2 hours. Lussie Lu replied on 2013-08-06
Tan Guat Keng 2012-09-29
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Is there a direct coach from Dengfeng to Kaifeng or must I take a bus from Dengfeng to Zhengzhou first before taking another bus to Kaifeng? What is the travelling time like & where do I take the buses from?What is the time schedule for airport shuttle from Kaifeng (Yuxiang Hotel) to Zhengzhou Airport & travelling time?Thank you for your assistance.
Dear Tan Guat Keng, You could take a bus from Kaifeng west bus station(开封汽车西站) to Dengfeng. It sets off at 9:30am and 11:00am, it costs about CNY45/US$7 per person. It takes about 2 hours. There are about 10 buses from Yuxiang hotel to Zhengzhou airport. It takes about 1.5 hours, it costs about CNY40/US$7 per person. From 10:30am to 14:30pm, it sets off every one hour and from 16:00pm to 22:00pm, it sets off every 1.5 hours. This information is just for reference. Lussie Lu replied on 2012-09-29
katherine 2012-07-02
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Is there a bus from Luoyang train station or Luoyang Longmen train station to Zhengzhou Airport directly?
Hi! I guess no. You can take bus from Luoyang Peony Hotel (No.15 West Zhongzhou Road, Luoyang) to Zhengzhou Airport. Peter replied on 2012-07-03
Emma 2011-07-27
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Hello - can you tell me if Dengfeng bus station has a left-luggage facility? Many thanks! Emma.
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