Explore the city at your ease

Shangri-La Hotel, Dalian, is an excellent hub from which guests can experience the city and surrounding environs.

Dalian’s central district is not large and can generally be covered on foot. Otherwise, private cars, taxis and light rail are convenient ways to experience journeys beyond the city.


Taxis in Dalian are cheap, plentiful and always on the lookout for customers. Most taxis are metered, with fares starting at RMB 8 (USD 1)

Public Transport


SM Trains offer a reliable, efficient and scenic way of travelling within China. You may travel in one of four classes: Soft Seat or Soft Sleeper with air-condition; and the Hard Seat or Hard Sleeper.

Please note that the Dalian train station is notoriously overcrowded. For easy and worry-free trips, we recommend you speak with our hotel service staff.


There are regular buses to Dandong and a daily express bus to Beijing, the journey to which takes 9 hours. Please enquire with the hotel staff on bus ticketing and details of transport.

Car Hire

Getting around the city in a car and a driver is always a safe and comfortable transport option. Please speak with our hotel service staff to arrange for a car hire.

Local Climate
Month High Low
Jan 0ºC -7ºC
Feb 1ºC -5ºC
Mar 7ºC 0ºC
Apr 15ºC 7ºC
May 20ºC 12ºC
Jun 24ºC 17ºC
Jul 27ºC 21ºC
Aug 27ºC 22ºC
Sep 24ºC 17ºC
Oct 18ºC 11ºC
Nov 10ºC 3ºC
Dec 3ºC -4ºC