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How to get from Hangzhou Airport to Yiwu

Yiwu is a town in the Central Zhejiang Province, 123 km southwest of Hangzhou airport, known for its trade. From the Yiwu International Exhibition Center and the landmark International Trade City building, visitors can get a glimpse of the town’s prosperous business culture and explore its many markets and parks, as well as the historical Shuanglin Temple and the Hengdian World Studio.

To get from Hangzhou Airport to Yiwu, it takes 1 hour and 20 minutes by taxi or private transfer, and 2 hours by bus.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €70 80min 24/7
Bus €18.22 120min 08:40–21:20

How to get from Hangzhou Airport to Yiwu by taxi

An Hangzhou Airport taxi or private transfer is the easiest, fastest and most comfortable way to get from the airport to the town of Yiwu. Under normal traffic conditions, the journey takes around 1 hour and 20 minutes and should cost about €70 (RMB 466.81).

Taxi fare from Hangzhou Airport to Yiwu

There is no set-rate fee that is used by local taxi drivers at Hangzhou airport for the trip to Yiwu. The cost of the fare is calculated based on the duration and distance of the trip, according to officially calibrated metres. The price could also be affected by the time of day, your chosen vehicle size, and whether you have excess luggage. On average, a taxi from Hangzhou Airport to Yiwu costs around €70 (RMB 466.81).

Cost

€70 (RMB 466.81)

Trip Duration

80 Min.

*Prices vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxi services are available 24/7 at Hangzhou airport.

Where do I get the taxi from?

When you get to the arrivals hall in the airport of Hangzhou, you will see a sign for taxis pointing to the left. Following this sign, you will see rows of taxis on the road outside with passengers lining up beside them.

Convenience

A taxi or a private transfer is the easiest, fastest, and most comfortable way to get from Hangzhou airport to the town of Yiwu. You can start your transfer as soon as you’re ready, and get dropped off right outside your hotel without having to navigate unfamiliar streets and bus stations while carrying heavy luggage.

Editor’s Note

The majority of taxi drivers in Hangzhou do not speak English, so it's important that you always have a map or a location app so that you can show them where you want to go.

Useful Tips

Tipping is uncommon in China and is actually illegal in some areas, so your driver is not likely to accept a tip. What is more common is rounding up when dealing with small amounts, to avoid dealing with small change.
Chinese taxis don't usually accept foreign credit cards, so make sure you have cash on you.
On routes with tolls, the toll fee is usually added to the total cost of the ride as an extra charge.
It is not uncommon for drivers to pick up an extra passenger that is going the same way, especially during slow times.

How to get from Hangzhou Airport to Yiwu by bus

There is a shuttle bus going from Hangzhou airport to Yiwu, which runs once or twice every hour. It takes 2 hours to arrive at the Yiwu International Commercial & Trade City Passenger Transport Center and the ticket costs €9.11 (RMB 62).

How much is the bus from Hangzhou Airport to Yiwu?

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to get to Yiwu from Hangzhou airport, as the price of a one-way ticket is €9.11 (RMB 62). However, it is the slowest way to get to Yiwu and is only an option if your arrival coincides with the schedule as it only runs from 08:40 to 21:20.

Cost

€9.11 (RMB 62)

Trip Duration

120 Min.

The shuttle bus to Yiwu runs 9 times a day.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The shuttle bus from Hangzhou airport to Yiwu runs from 08:40 to 21:20.

Where do I get the bus from?

You can find the airport bus waiting room at Gate 8 of the arrivals hall at Hangzhou Airport.

Convenience

A bus is definitely a good option for you if you’re travelling light and on a tight budget. However, it isn’t the fastest or the most comfortable way to get from Hangzhou airport to Yiwu. You might need to wait anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes for the 2-hour ride, and you will have to make your way to your hotel from the central bus station at Yiwu.

Editor’s Note

Tickets for this bus service cannot be bought online, so you will have to stop by the appropriate kiosk at the airport or buy your ticket at the bus stand.

Useful Tips

On public transport in China, it is customary to offer your seat to an elderly person or a woman with a child.
When planning your trip, take into account that bus schedules in China can be heavily affected both by the weather and the road conditions.

Frequently asked questions

What’s the distance from Hangzhou airport to Yiwu?

The town of Yiwu is 123km southwest of Hangzhou airport. You can get there in less than an hour and a half by taxi or private transfer, or in about 2 hours by bus.

How can I get from Hangzhou airport to Yiwu?

There are two ways to get directly from the airport of Hangzhou to Yiwu. You can take a bus that leaves the airport once or twice per hour, depending on the schedule, which takes 2 hours to reach the Yiwu International Commercial & Trade City Passenger Transport Center. Alternatively, you can take a local taxi or book a private transfer in advance to avoid long wait times and get dropped off right outside your hotel in about 1 hour and 20 minutes.

What’s the cost of a taxi from the airport in Hangzhou to Yiwu?

A taxi from Hangzhou airport to Yiwu takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes and should cost around €70 (RMB 466.81). Keep in mind that this route has tolls which will probably be an added charge if you choose a local taxi. To secure a guaranteed flat fee for your transfer with no added costs, book in advance with Welcome.

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