Hangzhou, as the capital of Zhejiang province and one of China's premier tourism cities, Hangzhou has scheduled flights connecting flights to and from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Guilin, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Xi'an, Dalian and other major domestic Chinese cities. Also, Hangzhou offers flights to and from Hong Kong and Singapore. The airport is situated 27km of the town. A public bus costs RMB20 to the center of town. Large hotels may have free service to the airport, but this is, of course for guests only.
Hangzhou is a large traffic terminal in eastern China. The city is the starting point for several routes such as Zhejiang-Jiangxi, Hangzhou-Ningbo, and the Zhejiang-Changsha lines as well as the end point for the Shanghai-Hangzhou line. Therefore, Hangzhou is connected with more than 30 large to medium sized cities by direct rail lines. The train station here has recently been renovated and is a huge but efficient place. It takes about 10
minutes from the center of town to the station, and costs approximately RMB20-30.
Along the Grand Canal, there are pleasant boat trips to Suzhou, or down to Fuyang, Wufan, Jiande, Lanxi and other cities in Zhejiang province along the Qiantang River.
Situated at the heart of Zhejiang's highway network, Hangzhou is connected with Shanghai and Nanjing by major highways. Buses are available at the Wulinmen long distance bus stop.
In the city of Hangzhou, there are more than 30 bus routes. Among them, buses No. 228, No. 258 and No. 8 are all-night, at intervals of 30 minutes. And of course, Hangzhou has plentiful taxis for hire. Another nice way to get around is by bike! Most hotels have bikes for hire by the day.