Shenyang Taoxian International Airport (SHE) is a large transportation hub in northeast China. Speedway connects Shenyang and the airport, which makes the transportation rather convenient. Airlines here can reach multi-domestic and international cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guilin, Harbin, Guangzhou, Shenzhen as well as South Korea and Japan.
As one of the largest transition stations, Shenyang has two railway stations altogether. One is located on the division line of Heping District and Tiexi New District which is called Shenyang Train Station (South Shenyang Train Station). The other stands on the boundary line of Shenhe District and Huanggutun District. It is named North Shenyang Railway Station. Generally speaking trains that start from South Shenyang Train Station reach cities within or near Liaoning Province; while trains that start from North Shenyang Railway Station can arrive at most cities in China, like Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, and so on. No.203, 216, 502, 602, etc. city buses can bridge the two stations for your convenience. Usually you can buy train tickets five days in advance in the two stations.
By Long-distance Bus
Shenyang is found in the center of Liaoning highway net. National roads 101, 102, 202 and 304 cross each other here in this city. In addition there are five speedways starting from Shenyang to Beijing, Dalian, Harbin, Fushun and Benxi. The local speedways together with those passing ones make it possible that there are almost hundreds of regular buses delivered to other towns within Liaoning Province and cities in and out the province.
Major long-distance bus stations in Shenyang:
Shenyang General Long-distance Bus Station: Chongshan Lu, Huanggu District
Shenyang South Long-distance Bus Station: Shengli Nanjie, Heping District|
Shenyang West Long-distance Bus Station: Zhonggong Nanjie, Tiexi District
There are more than 3,000 city buses running on over 140 lines in Shenyang. Buses can reach almost every place in Shenhe District, Huanggu District, Tiexi District, Heping District and Dadong District. The ticket fare is CNY1 for big city buses without conductors; the ticket fare for mini-buses with conductors depends on the number of stops you have to take.
The subway Line 1 of Shenyang has been put into use since September 27th, 2010, by which passengers could shuttle from the west Shenyang City to the east part quickly.
The subway Line 2 of Shenyang has been put into use since January 9th, 2012, by which passengers could shuttle from the north Shenyang City to the south part quickly.
Passengers can transfer between Line 1 and Line 2 at the Qingnian Dajie Station.
Shenyang is favored with a very good public transportation system. According to the statistics, there are 193 taxi companies in Shenyang at present, with a total of 170,000 in operation. As for the brand of taxies here in Shenyang, there are Jetta, Santana, Zhonghua (belongs to the high-rank), and the like.