Shenzhen Transportation

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    Catch a ferry- its very easy

    by albaaust Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    This is another easy way to get to Shenzhen but, the last ferry is at 7.30pm. We caught the ferry back from Shenzhen to Kowloon City. There is also a ferry service to Hong Kong Airport and Macau from Shenzhen. Go to Fu Yong Ferry Terminal. There is a free bus shuttle service at Shenzhen airport to the terminal. From the counter at the airport you can buy your ferry ticket and organise the bus shuttle. Fu Yong is about 5 minutes by bus from the airport. The turbo jet takes about an hour. Cost: 202 Yuan
    I have included scanned a scanned of the turbojet brochure which has time schedules, destinations etc(there are 4 pages).
    You could also click on link below.

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    ShenZhen Airport to Disneyland!

    by bpacker Updated Jan 8, 2008

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    It seems that everyone over here keeps stressing that the ferry is the coolest way to get to HK. Well, it's not the best option if you're going to Disneyland or the interior of HK. You're better off taking a luxury bus that goes there directly. Just outside the departure gates, you'll find a cushy lounge called Trans-Island China Link for direct coaches to HK.

    Here's a breakdown of the prices:

    Prince Edward MTR HK$90
    Disneyland Hk$150
    Wan Chai Ferry Terminal HK$100

    The bus goes to Macau as well, but it didn't come cheap at about HK$170(?) You're better off taking the ferry I feel.

    They've got a website as well. From the looks of it, there were barely any folks there so advance booking does not seem to be necessary.

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    subway your way

    by zephyrgurl108 Written Dec 4, 2005

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    no speaky chinesey? try the subway. the names of the places are written in english. all you have to do is remember which stands for what;
    luo hu - to cross the border going to hk and shopping in the luo hu mall
    guo mao - exit this and you will find yourself in a modern mall, cross the street and there's an HSBC
    lao jie = is the dongmen shopping area.
    etc.
    no need to deal with non-english speaking taxi drivers, plus the ride is cheap - from 2 RMB up. it runs from luo hu to oct - overseas chinese town (shi jie chi chuang), where all the theme parks are - happy valley, windows of the world, etc.
    its just easier, faster and cheaper
    a tip - due to the long, messy lines at the ticket machines, it's better to purchase a train card which costs 100 yuan, with a 50 yuan balance. it's really helpful when youre in a hurry.

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    For Macau to Shenzhen

    by cal6060 Updated Jul 7, 2011

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    If you flight Airasia either from KL or Bangkok to Macau, you can take the macau airport bus (AP1) to Praca das Portas do Cerco (Border gate to China). The bus will stop at gound level of the border gate, which is the last stop of the bus. Then you walk across the border, and you get into Zuhai, China. You go straight untill you see a bus stop called Gong Bei Bus Station. You can get the bus from here to Shenzhen. It will cost you around RMB85. It takes between 3 to 4 hours.

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    Shenzhen Baoan International Airport

    by cal6060 Updated Jan 15, 2013

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    Shenzhen is a cheaper gateway by flights to other part of China like Shanghai, Chengdu, Beijing and etc. You can book cheap flight through www.elong.net, pay through internet, and pick up the ticket at the airport counter before you check-in. (Written 2005)

    Shenzhen Baoan International Airport is not a huge airport, but a modern Chinese Airport that links low cost carriers like Airasia (Malaysia) and Silkairs (Singapore) to Shenzhen and other part of China.

    There are three terminals at Shenzhen Airport, terminal B, A and a small terminal for international airlines (Airasia & Silkairs). Terminal B is the building on the left, followed by the Terminal A , then a small terminal on the right.

    The metro station bridge is built between Terminal B and Terminal A. It costs between Y8 to Y9 to take the metro to City center, 1 hour.

    The airport bus is from Hualian Mansion bus number330 to airport without stop. It takes abour 30 to 45 minutes to get to airport. It costs RMB20.

    Shenzhen Airport Website

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    Bus Shuttle from Hong Kong airport

    by albaaust Updated Jan 16, 2007

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    One easy way to get from Hong Kong airport to Shenzhen is to catch the CTS bus. The buses do take large cases. Buses leave for Shenzhen and Guangzhou every hour but be warned the last bus from the airport is at 10pm. Go to the CTS section of the airport. The bus ticket from Hong Kong airport to Shenzhen was US $14 or HK$100. The journey itself was fairly uneventful. You arrive at customs basically walk through and then the bus drops you off at the bus terminal. (Which seems at night time in the middle of nowhere!) From the bus terminal you catch a taxi to your hotel or a connecting bus to Shenzhen Bao An International Airport. We arrived in Hong Kong at 10pm – by 12pm we were in our bed in Shenzhen! I have included a scanned copy of the CTS Express Coach brochure (there are two pages!).

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    Shekou to Hong Kong International Airport Ferry

    by gaolei Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The ferry is the easiest way to get from the Sehkou and the surrounding area of Shenzhen to Hong Kong International Airport. The ferry offers a direct route to the airport that only takes 30 Minutes.

    The ferry terminal has check-in for the Chinese airlines and JAL. Others have to carry their bags onboard the boat. You go through immigration and customs in the terminal then board the ferry, a high speed catamaran. On arrival at the airport ferry terminal, you will find check-in locations for all of the airlines. You then take a bus to the airline terminal.

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    Walk back to civilization at the Hong Kong border!

    by Confucius Written Jun 27, 2004

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    This is where you cross the border to Hong Kong

    After you've kicked the third dirty little beggar kid who was hanging on your leg with a fistful of flowers and brushed by the toothless tout trying to sell you a boxed set of "Sex In The City" DVDs and spent your last RMB on fresh lychees which you are still eating as you go through customs; this is the bridge that brings you back to civilization as you cross over to the refreshing serene clean paradise we all know as the "Fragrant Harbor"; Hong Kong.

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    Straight Line

    by walterwu Written Jun 3, 2008

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    Inside Shenzhen MTR train

    Shenzhen Subway is essentially a single line from Luo Wu to Windows of the World station. Now there's a secondary short line running across the main line.

    Taking the subway is a breeze. The trains are fairly new and have LED directional signs. Announcements are in 3 languages - Cantonese, PuDongHua and English.

    Fares from Luo Wu to Windows of the World is RMB5. The same from Dongmen to Windows of the World.

    Within each MTR station, there are ATM machines that are capable of accepting VISA cash withdrawal.

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    To Guangzhou

    by l_joo Written Oct 9, 2007

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    Central bus station at LuoHu

    RMB60 per person. Super VIP, clean, big seat, no smoking (yes no smoking, no spitting).

    Less than 2 hours on beautiful highway, sending you to Guang-Yuan Bus Station in Guangzhou.

    This bus operates every 9 minutes at the Luohu Bus Statiton (next to railway station), no need to buy ticket in advance. You buy the bus ticket on the bus, RMB60 only. Toilet on bus, free mineral water.

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    Buses to other location are available here too, you need to go into the shopping mall which is upstair on the bus station to queue and buy your ticket. Lots of foreigners here, so you need not worry.

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    Coaches from Airport to Shenzhen

    by victorwkf Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Bus from airport to Shenzhen, China

    There are regular air-conditioned coaches which travel from the airport at Fuyong to Shenzhen city and vice versa. The journey takes about 1 hour each way along comfortable highway. Each trip costs RMB$12.

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    KCR entry points into China

    by DanzaoKid Updated Jun 8, 2006

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    What may be confusing is that the Kowloon Canton Railway Corp. (aka "KCR" train) offers 2 different rail services to China. One is the Intercity train and the other is a Hong Kong Metro train. The 3 routes of the Intercity line goes past the Chinese border into Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou/Foshan. The metro train (East Line) ends in Lo Wu so you can walk across the border into Shenzhen. This means at Lo Wu you will leave Hong Kong (no Visa needed for most tourists) and entering China (Visa needed). It's two border checkpoints.

    Knowing this - navigate @ the www.KCRC.com site for some nice maps and fares of these two lines. The kcrc site shows these two lines as distinctly seperated.

    There are quite a few major hotels in Shenzhen that are within 6 blocks of the Lo Wu station. As someone else mentioned, they are so close that most cabbies will refuse to take you there unless you demand it of them.

    Under construction is a new KCR "Lok Ma Chau" train station a few km west of the Lo Wu station. It's currently a bus and car checkpoint but will soon be another pedestrian friendly KCR entry point into the southern border of Shenzhen, China.

    EAST RAIL http://www.kcrc.com/html/eng/services/services/east_rail/station_locations/lowu.asp
    MAIN MAP
    http://www.kcrc.com/html/eng/services/services/kcrc_route_map/index.asp
    INTERCITY MAP
    http://www.it3.kcrc.com/B2C/UserPage/sysTrainRoute_Eng.asp

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    Taxi

    by Edy8 Written May 19, 2005

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    On the whole, taxi-drivers are quiet, friendly and honest except some unscrupulous ones. They tend to issue receipts for the trips at our destination and tend to travel by shortest routes. But at Shenzhen’s Port area, we were shocked when almost all the taxi-drivers, queuing up for passengers told us that they didn’t know how to go to our 3-star hotel. How could that be? We finally realized that the location of the hotel was too near and to avoid ferrying us, they told us they didn’t know how to get there which is a good excuse. ‘Complain to the authority’ ‘See the telephone number, call them’. Should we?

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  • Shenzhen Airport

    by mke1963 Written Sep 29, 2004

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    Shenzhen Airport is architecturally modern, but frustratingly 1970s in the way it handles passengers.
    There are two terminals, and it is not clear until you get there which terminal handles which airlines. Check-in is done the old-fashioned way....one desk - one flight.....so you have many empty check-in desks (with bored staff sitting behind them) and long, long, long lines of passengers queueing to check-in. The information screens are confusing because they show the fight number and check-in desk but not the departure time. This is fine if things are going well, but if there are cancellations it makes it *really* difficult to find the departure times of other flights....even harder when the screen (in Terminal A) is rotating at the same time!!!!!
    The online flight information is also poorly planned because the Departure listing only shows accurate information for the first page, and for the second page onwards shows only the *Arrival* information. Grrrrrrrrr. Why is it so difficult to get these really simple things sorted out?

    As a rule of thumb:
    Terminal A: CZ, MU, HU, 3U, FM, MF
    Terminal B: CA, ZH, SC, 3E

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  • new underground

    by vividvivian Written Feb 14, 2005

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    recently Shenzhen introduced a new underground starting from Lo Wu, along all major towns including Lao Jie (Old street) where famous shopping area- East gate located, to the "window of the world". cheap underground ticket, terminal to terminal only 5RMB. one thing would like to talk about is the ticket, their ticket is actually a token and you just punch the token when you use the train service and insert the token when you exit.

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