Transport in China
Transportation is an indispensable part of modern people's social life. Transportation brings great convenience to everyone's life. Here we would like to introduce some popular means of transportation in China for you to plan your trip to China.
How to get to China?
How to get to China? Transportation between China and other countries is mainly airplane. China has multiple international airports and more than 70 international airports are in use. The most common flights are to cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu. Visitors can choose a convenient city to land in.
The top ten airports in China are Beijing Capital International Airport, Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, Shenzhen Baoan International Airport, Kunming Changshui International Airport, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, Xi'an Xianyang International Airport, Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport Airport and Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport.
How to get around China?
Airplane is a very important means of transportation for China. The main airlines in China are Air China, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, China Express Airlines, etc. These airlines have their own official websites and you can make online reservations on these websites.
Shanghai Pudong International Airport
The only useful thing is to check out their respective routes of flights to determine if your planned destination is arriving by flight. In addition, the flight plans of each airline will be changed once a season, so try to find a travel agency to arrange it for you.
In addition to airplane, tourists who come to China often choose to travel by train. According to the length of its operation distance and travel speed, it can be divided into T-series express train, K-series fast train, Z-series non-stop express train, D-series bullet train, G-series high speed train and C-series intercity express train.
High Speed Train
At present, China's high-speed train has become the main force of transportation by virtue of its advantages such as large transportation volume, good safety, fast speed, low energy consumption, and low environmental impact. Trains are available in most cities in China.
China railway occupies in a backbone position in China's comprehensive transportation system. The Chinese railway was built in the late Qing Dynasty. After more than a century of construction and development, the high-speed railway reached 35,000 kilometers, ranking first in the world.
Buses, the typical models of large and medium-sized passenger cars in the passenger car category, are commercial vehicles specially designed and equipped for urban and suburban transportation. Chinese buses have basically achieved unmanned ticket sales except for the suburbs. It is one of the most important means of transport in the city.
There are many types of buses. According to the operating range, they can be divided into short-distance (in urban areas) and long-distance (inter-urban areas) buses. According to different types of fuel, they can be divided into fuel, gas and electric buses. According to the structure of the vehicle type, it can be divided into single-deck, double-deck, articulated buses.
China urban rail transit mainly includes subway, light rail, monorail, modern tram, maglev, automatic guided rail and urban rapid rail. The subway is the pioneer of urban rapid rail transit. It has the advantages of large transportation volume, fast construction, safety, punctuality, energy saving, no pollution to the environment, saving urban land, etc. The first city to build a subway in China is Beijing, and the Shanghai subway is the largest and longest subway line in the world.
Subway is one of the most convenient ways of traveling in urban areas. More than 40 cities in China have opened the subway. The fares of China urban rail transit systems mainly include three forms: integrated ticketing, mileage segment pricing, and interval segment pricing. Visitors can buy the ticket at the subway station.
As a means of transportation, taxi plays an essential role in city. Its advantages are convenient and fast. It can provide passengers with "door-to-door" full service. Passengers can choose the driving route arbitrarily, and they can also request a stopover. Each city has its own taxi, while the color of the taxi and the starting price are different.
Bicycle is a green and environmentally friendly means of transportation. Bikes are mainly public bikes, shared bikes and private bikes.
Public bicycle is the abbreviation of "Public Bicycle Travel System". The system is usually deployed and constructed on a city basis, and consists of a data center, parking stations, parking electronic anti-theft locks, bicycles (including vehicle locks and vehicle electronic tags), corresponding communication and monitoring equipment. The station is mainly located near the entrance and exit of the living and working area and bus station. Public bicycles are usually operated by the government.
Shared bicycles are operated by enterprises and generally provide services on campuses, subway stations, bus stations, residential areas, commercial areas, public service areas, etc. to complete the last mile of the transportation industry.