Outside the Taiyuan Wusu Airport terminal, which is only 15 km away from Taiyuan city center, you will see many bus stops and taxi stands. As there will not be any problem in terms of transportation, you can reach the city in a very short time. Transportation by bus is of course slightly longer than the taxi. But if you want a more economical choice, you should take a bus to get to the city center.
Shuttle buses, which are one of the ways to get to Taiyuan within the shortest time, offer service under the body of Taiyuan Wusu Airport. These shuttle buses, which you can find outside of T1 and T2 terminals, have multiple routes. They also offer frequent and regular services. The destinations and stops of each route are different but nearly all of them pass through the center of the city. If you get on Line 1, you can arrive at Wuyi Square located in the heart of the city (very close to Sanjin International Hotel) in about 40 minutes. The fare you need to pay for the ticket by 2014 is 16 Chinese Yuan. The Line 2 stops by more places in the city center compared to Line 1 and finally goes to the Xishan building. Because of having more stops, the fare is around 25-30 Chinese Yuan and the travel time is about 40 minutes. Line 3, which directly takes you to the South Railway Station from Taiyuan Wusu Airport, costs 13 yuan. Line 4 also takes you to the East Bus Station within 45 minutes for 25 yuan.
If the departure times of shuttle buses aren’t suitable for you or they don’t stop by where you want to go, you can prefer city buses. Although city buses aren’t as many as shuttle buses, they enable passengers to arrive at central points of Taiyuan. You can get on the bus route 201 waiting at the bus stop outside the terminal. It stops by many points in the city. It is possible to get tickets for this bus only by paying 2 Chinese Yuan (2015). The main stops of this bus moving from Taiyuan Wusu Airport are Beiying Railway Station, Jiannan Bus Station and Wuyi Square. These busses, which complete their services within 45 minutes, offer transportation service from 6:00 am to 20:00 pm.
If transportation by bus is not convenient for you, or if your flight has landed a bit late, you can get on one of the taxis waiting 24/7 outside the terminal. Because taxis are very popular and cheap in Taiyuan. If you want to go to Wuyi Square, which is the center of the city, by taking a taxi from Taiyuan Wusu Airport, you need to pay 25-30 yuan; If you will go around Jinci Temple, you need to pay 40-50 yuan. You can go to the railway station by paying 35-45 yuan. It takes a maximum of 25 minutes to get to Taiyuan city center from the airport by taxi.
Before arriving at Taiyuan Wusu Airport, you should make a reservation in advance because renting a car at the airport can be much more expensive than usual. It is very important in this sense that you choose one of the global car rental companies in the terminal building and make a reservation. After that, you will easily take your vehicle in order to get to the city center in 15-20 minutes.Last Updated: 29 Nov 2016
It is quite practical and easy to arrive at Taiyuan Wusu Airport from the city center of Taiyuan. There are many ways to cover the distance of 15 kilometers. There are many alternatives that you can choose among such as especially airport shuttle buses, city buses, taxis, Uber vehicles and transfer services. The maximum duration of your travel is 20-35 minutes.
The airport shuttle buses are perhaps the cheapest way to go to the Taiyuan Wusu Airport from the city in a short time. There are 4 different routes of these buses offering service within the body of the airport and by using these buses you can go wherever you want in the city. If you are near the central railway station or Wuyi Square (the Sanjin International Hotel is very close to this square), it is possible to get to Taiyuan Wusu Airport easily by getting on Line 1 and paying only 16 Chinese Yuan (2014). This bus also stops by Yingpin Bus Station and its arrival time to the airport is 40 minutes. To get on Line 2, you should be near the Xishan building. The other line has more stops than this and the fare is 25-30 Chinese Yuan. Line 3, moving from South Railway Station (13 Yuan-20 minutes) and Line 4 moving from East Bus Station (25 yuan-40 minutes), provide direct access to the Taiyuan Wusu Airport.
If shuttle bus departure times or stops are not suitable for you, you can use the city buses passing through the city center. Whichever city bus you get on; the fare you should pay will be 2 yuan (2016). Bus line 201 goes directly to the Taiyuan Wusu Airport, by passing through Wuyi Square located in the heart of Taiyuan, Jiannan Bus Station and Beiying Railway Station. The total duration of the bus line 201 offering service every 30 minutes is 45 minutes.
Taxis are not frequently used in the city because the buses stop by every point of the city. If your flight is outside the hours during which the buses offer service, it will be useful to prefer taxis. It is especially possible to see a great number of taxis around Wuyi Square. You can get to the Taiyuan Wusu Airport from the city center in about 15-20 minutes by taxi and you can pay up to 20-25 Chinese Yuan for this travel. You need to pay 35-45 yuan to travel from the railway station to the airport.
If you are planning to stay in Taiyuan longer than a few days, renting a car may be the best choice. You will not have to follow the schedules of public transport vehicles, and you can comfortably go wherever you want with your own vehicle. There is a high probability that you will come across a large number of global and local car rental companies in the city. It is possible to arrive at Taiyuan Wusu Airport within 15-20 minutes after you have received your car.
Taiyuan Wusu International Airport is one of the most important airports in China's Shanxi region. The airport built in 1939 has been home to many restorations and expansion works. Taiyuan Wusu Airport, located 15 kilometers southeast of Taiyuan city center, has a capacity of 6 million passengers annually. At the airport, there are stores, cafes and restaurants where you can have a pleasant time while you are waiting for your flight. The airport has also two terminals, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. In addition, you can take advantage of many opportunities such as ATMs, exchange bureau, three banks, VIP and lounge areas, offices of transfer and car rental services, travel agencies, free internet access and information desks.Last Updated: 29 Nov 2016
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