Transportation

Charming attractions for every traveller

Centrally located near the commercial district, Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao, is an excellent hub from which to explore Qingdao’s beaches and sights.

Whether arranging a private car or hailing a taxi for you, our hotel staff is there to ensure you arrive at your selected destination comfortably and on time.

Taxis

Taxis in Qingdao are cheap and plentiful, and always on the lookout for customers. Taxis are available at the hotel or may be hailed from the street. Fares begin at RMB 9.

Public Transit

Trains 

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.

All trains from Qingdao go through the provincial capital of Ji’nan, except for the direct Qingdao to Yantai trains. There are two daily express trains to Beijing, and daily service to Shanghai, Zhengzhou and Dandong.

Buses 

Buses and minibuses depart from the area next to the Hualian Building, just south of the train station. Buses depart regularly for Weihai, Yantai and Ji’nan. There also daily departures for Beijing, Hangzhou, Hefei and Shanghai.

Car Hire

Getting around the city in a car and a driver is a safe and comfortable transport option. Rates vary depending on the size and make of the vehicle.

Please enquire with the hotel staff for more information.

Local Climate
Month High Low
Jan 3ºC -3ºC
Feb 5ºC -2ºC
Mar 9ºC 2ºC
Apr 15ºC 8ºC
May 20ºC 13ºC
Jun 24ºC 18ºC
Jul 27ºC 22ºC
Aug 28ºC 23ºC
Sep 26ºC 19ºC
Oct 20ºC 13ºC
Nov 12ºC 6ºC
Dec 6ºC -1ºC