Yantai Transportation


Yantai Laishan International Airport is located 15 kilometers away from downtown Yantai, to the south of the city. There are daily flight to Beijing, Shanghai, Harbin, Jinan, Shenyang and Wuhan, and weekly regular flights to Changchun, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Kunming and Shenzhen. In addition, Yantai has flights to Hong Kong on every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday and daily flight to Seoul. The airport bus leaves from the ticket office at Dahaiyang Road.


Yantai Railway Station is located at Zhifutun Road in the north of the city center. There are daily trains to Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, Jinan and Qingdao.

Tickets are sold at the train station or the ticket agencies around the city (such as Tianxiang Aviation Service Company at No 1 Beima Road, Feida Ticket Office at No 20 Jiashe Road,Tian, just to name two) ten days prior to departure.

Yantai has several bus stations. The Yantai Bus Station located at No 86. West Avenue is the largest bus stations in Yantai with plentiful of departures to the surrounding regions, and is therefore most used by travelers.

Bus from Yantai to Qingdao, Weihai and Penglai

DestinationsDeparture TimeTravel Time
Yantai - Qingdao5 am - 5 pm, every 30 minutes3 hours
Yantai - Jinan6 am - 11 am; 2:15 pm - 4:45 pm3.5 hours
Yantai - Weihai Every 15 minutesAround 1 hour


There are ten boats from Yantai to Qingdao every day (see schedule below).

DestinationsBoat ConditionSailing Duration
Yantai - QingdaoNormal Boat8 hours
Yantai - QingdaoLuxurious Boat6 hours
Yantai - Qingdao Speedy Boat3 hours

Tickets can only be bought on the day of travel. There are numerous ticket offices east of the train station.

Questions and Answers About Yantai Transportation

Karlene 2014-04-08
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Where does the bus leave from in Yantai to Weihai?
Dear Karlene, You could take a bus from Yantai bus station(烟台汽车总站), located at No.86 West street(烟台市芝罘区西大街86号). Lussie Lu replied on 2014-04-09
Ana 2013-10-08
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Please, how can I get from Yantai YEDA (Kai Fa Qu) Economy and Development area to Longkou by bus?

Dear Ana,
There is no direct bus from Yantai YEDA (Kai Fa Qu) Economy and Development area to Longkou. You need to take a taxi from Yantai YEDA (Kai Fa Qu) Economy and Development area to Yantai Bus Station (In Chinese: 烟台交运快车). You can take the bus to Longkou. Buses are available from 5:30 to 18:10 at every 20-30 minutes leave from Yantai, the ticket cost around CNY35-45 per person.

Nancy Deng replied on 2013-10-09
Daria 2013-08-26
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How can I get to Aishan hot springs from Yantai? Where can I buy the ticket? Price and the time of departures of transport, please.

I am sorry that I don't know.

Lily Guo replied on 2013-08-28
Konstantin 2013-07-14
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How to get from Yantai to Penglai (schedule, price) ?
Dear Konstantin, You could take a bus from Yantai Beimalu bus station(烟台北马路汽车站) and it is available from 5:30pm and 18:20pm. The bus sets off every half an hour. It costs about CNY20/US$3 per person. Lussie Lu replied on 2013-07-14
chonie 2013-07-06
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hi, how long is bus ride from Yantai to Beijing? and how do I buy the ticket?

Hi Chonie, it is about 8-10hrs. You can buy the ticket at Yantai Bus Station.

Whitney Liao replied on 2013-07-08
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