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 10.

Public Transport


Trains are a reliable, efficient and scenic way to travel within China. You may travel in one of four classes: Soft Seat; Soft Sleeper with air-conditioning; Hard Seat; and Hard Sleeper.

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

There are high-speed rails or MU to Beijing. The journey takes about 5 hours.


There are regular buses to the nearby cities of Liaoning Province. Please enquire with the hotel staff for information 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