• Chongqing - Essential Information

    The guide was updated: 2014-03-11

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Michael Gwyther-Jones
Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport

Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport

Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport is located in Yubei district in the northeast corner of the city and 23 km from Chongqing city, connected by a subway. The Airport Express leaves every 30 minutes between 6:00 and 20:00 from the Chongqing Airline Ticket Agency at Shangqing Temple. The ride takes 40 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a taxi into town.
Public Transport

Public Transport

The two main railway stations are Caiyuan Dam Railway Station and North Station, which is in the area of Longtou temple, north bank of the Yangtze River’s . The main public transport systems of urban Chongqing are the bus and light rail transit networks. Most buses run between 06:30-22:00 (some run until 01:00). Light rail transit: Line two is available, running between 6:30-22:00. +86 23 6800 2222 There are also other more quirky ways of getting around Chongqing: A cable car ropeway across the Jialing River, the first cross-river one in China, is a handy and scenic way to get around as well. The ropeways run between 6:30 and 22:00. The Crown Staircase connects the Caiyuan Dam and Lianglu Kou. The Kaixuan Road elevator connects Kaixuan Road and Jiaochang Kou. The running time is between 06:30 and 22:00. Caiyuan Dam, Yuzhong +86 23 6168 1111
Taxi

Taxi

It is convenient and simple to travel by taxi in Chongqing. The taxis are all painted in yellow as the conspicuous symbol. There are an additional charge (15% of the original total fee) between 22:00 and 07:00. Taxis may be flagged down by the road or reserved by telephone. It is advised to have a piece of paper with the destination written in Chinese characters as not all taxi drivers speak English.
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Post

Jiaochangkou Post Office is not far from the city centre - Jiefangbei.
Pharmacy

Pharmacy

Quanfa Pharmacy
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Telephone

Country code: +86 Area code: 23
Electricity

Electricity

220V / 50HZ
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