How to Reach Shenzhen


  • By Air: Shenzhen Baoan International Airport, located about 32kms away from the city has more than 110 domestic and 14 international services. Some of the destinations include Hangzhou, Beijing, Singapore, Sydney, Bangkok, Seoul and Kuala Lumpur. You can reach the city from the airport by Shuttles or Taxis.
  • By Train: Shenzhen has three railway stations – Shenzhen Railway Station, Shenzhen North Railway station and Shenzhen West Railway Station, each linking other cities towards that respective direction. A number of trains depart every from these stations to other domestic destinations like Beijing, Zhengzhou, Hefei, Jiujiang, Wuhan, Changsha, Guangzhou, Zhaoqing, Shaoguan, Maoming, Heyuan, Meizhou and Shantou.
  • By Bus: Shenzhen has more than 40 bus and coach stations operating long-distance services to other cities in Mainland China, Macau and Hong Kong.
  • By Ship/Jet Foil: Shenzhen is served by eight ports. Shekou Port and Fuyong Port are two of them which cater to the passengers from Hong Kong, Macau, Kowloon and Zhuhai through waterways.


  • By Bus: Shenzhen has an excellent bus service connecting different parts of the city. The ticket price is between 1-3 yuan.
  • By Subway: A five-line subway network operates between 6:30AM to 11PM (The service may be extended up to midnight during festival and other important national holidays). It has ticket fares varying between 1 yuan and 4 yuan based on the distance.
  • By Taxi: Different color-coded taxies run throughout the city serving the people. The green coloured ones run in the SEZ while the yellow and red ones are operated in the town. The fares vary between the services in the SEZ and the city.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Shenzhen. The most preferred mode of transport in Shenzhen is Train/Metro.

Average distance: 9.89 km Average time: 36.82 min

  • Train/Metro 29.03%
    Train 28.22 min Walking 10.33 min Waiting 3.11 min Overall average time for 11.37 kms 41.67 min
  • Walking 19.35%
    Walking 17.67 min Bus 1.67 min Train 1.67 min Waiting 1.33 min Overall average time for 3 kms 22.33 min
  • Tram/Streetcar 3.23%
    Tram 60 min Overall average time for 20 kms 60 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 19.35%
    Bus 30.67 min Walking 9.17 min Waiting 4.83 min Overall average time for 10.25 kms 44.67 min
  • Car 19.35%
    Driving 30 min Walking 2.33 min Overall average time for 12.5 kms 32.33 min
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