Chongqing - Essential Information
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
Jiaochangkou Post Office is not far from the city centre - Jiefangbei.
Country code: +86
Area code: 23
220V / 50HZ