Located in Central China, and being not far away Beijing, Tianjin, Zhengzhou, Luoyang, Shanghai, Shenyang, Wuhan and Xi'an, Shanxi Province plays a role as important as the transportation hub of North China. The traffic net work in Shanxi has been built up based on highway and railway, and supplemented by air.
There are four airports in Shanxi, which are Taiyuan Wusu International Airport, Datong Airport, Changzhi Wangcun Airport and Yuncheng Guangong Airport. The Wusu International Airport in Taiyuan has scheduled flights directly departing to main domestic cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, and Haikou and so on. Datong Airport has opened some non-stop flights to several big cities, such as Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Wuhan, Haikou, Urumqi, Nanjing, Changchun and Xi'an. Check the flights in China.
There are several railway lines running through Shanxi, which brings great convenience to the transportation in Shanxi. Hence, travelers can get to most Chinese big and medium cities from Shanxi by railway. Check the China Train Schedule.
The highway in Shanxi is centering on Taiyuan, Datong, Changzhi, Linfen and Houma. Travelers can get to Taiyuan from Yuanping City directly by highway, so as from Datong to Beijing. Shanxi is connected with Gansu, Ningxia, Hebei, Beijing and Inner Mongolia by the national highways. Read the detailed information for transportation in Pingyao, Datong and Taiyuan.
I updated this article on March 27, 2012
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