通用头部
Home Page>>Plan Your Trip>>Get Informed>>Guide Book>>Traffic

Bus 2017-05-11

As an important tourism city, Hangzhou has a well-developed public bus system. Public buses go virtually everywhere in the city. Tourists will find it a good way to get around Hangzhou by bus. In order to make the best use of public bus system, there are some rules that people need to know.

 

 

 

Bus Categories

Common Buses

These have numbers and no letter prefix. Generally, buses in the downtown area run from 6 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Some suburban lines stop as early as 5:30 p.m. or 6 p.m.

Night Buses

Their numbers range between 201 and 251, and they run from 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a. m. 

Air-conditioned Buses

Their numbers start with the letter “K”, for example K19. These buses are air-conditioned from May to September and heated from December to February.

Holiday Buses

Their numbers start with the letter “J”. There are only two lines: J1 and J12, which only operate during holidays.

Tour Buses

Their numbers start with the letter “Y”, for example Y9. These buses will take you to or from a tourist destination. 

Sightseeing Buses

Their numbers start with the Chinese characters “观光 (sightseeing)”, for example 观光4.

BRT (Bus Rapid Transit)

Their numbers start with "B", such as B1, B2 and B3. These buses are articulated and stop at dedicated BRT stations, which allow you to transfer to other BRT without paying an additional fare.

 

Note: Y1, Y7 and Y9 have tour guides who introduce in Chinese the scenic areas along the way. The bus stops are introduced in both Chinese and English.

                                                                                  

Bus Fares

Most buses use one ticket and the price is 1-1.5 Yuan for common buses, 2 Yuan for air-conditioned buses, 3-5 Yuan for tour buses, and 3-4 Yuan for BRT. Most of them are the self-service buses and do not provide changes, but IC bus card is available. Moreover, in every March, April, October, and November, the price is as half much as the usual. 

Leave a message

 

Hangzhou’s Nine Landmarks Besides West Lake2017-08-22
Every city has its symbol with Beijing’s symbol being the Great Wall, Shanghai’s being Lujiazhui, Chengdu’s being the steaming-hot hot pot and Hangzhou’s being West Lake. But besides West Lake, there are other nine places that deserve to be symbols of Hangzhou.
qiantang-first-brige-big.jpg
Operas Take Center Stage in Hangzhou2017-08-22
For six years, the Hangzhou Contemporary Theater Festival has presented Hangzhou people with over 100 spectacular performances and 59 classical operas from all over the world. In the process, the festival has evolved into an important platform for international art and culture exchange. In 2017, the Hangzhou Contemporary Theater Festival will show once again its charm in Hangzhou from September 15 to 28.
theater-big.jpg
No.188, Fuchun Road, Hangzhou, China
TEL: 86-571-96123
FAX: 86-571-96123
Complain: slw@hz.gov.cn
Consult: slw@hz.gov.cn