Transportation & Ticket

On Transportation and Travel

1.A brief introduction to the mode of transportation in the city

In Jinan City, people generally take buses and taxis, no subway.

(1)Buses

Buses in Jinan City are divided into two types, including ordinary buses and K series buses. In addition, there is the tourist line and the suburban tourist line.

Ticket fare: ordinary buses 1 yuan / person, K series buses, range from 2 to 3 yuan/person.

The buses of the main tourist line:  Tour 66K51K68883 and 5, etc.. These buses can arrive many famous scenic spots in Jinan, including Thousand-Buddha Mountain, Quancheng Park, Baotu Spring, Quancheng Square, Daming Lake and zoos, etc..

TipsTour 777 goes through the city's main attractions and the fare is 12 yuan, presenting a bottle of drinks. On rainy days and in November to March in next year, it will be outage. It is a double-decker convertible and there are commentators to explain along the way. It will take 50 minutes per round. (Tour recommendation)

(2)Taxis

Starting fare is 9 yuan and the fare will continuously increase according to miles. In general, it will take about 16 yuan to reach Jinan Station, about 40 yuan to reach Jinan West Station and about 75 yuan to reach the airport.

The specific rates for the charges: the starting fare of taxis in Jinan City is usually 9 yuan/3km; if the distance is 3 km to 6 km, the fare will be 1.5 yuan/km (1.75 yuan/km at night); if the distance is more than 6 km, the fare will be 2.25 yuan/km, in addition, there will be low-speed waiting fee, about 0.2 yuan/minute.

2.The methods from the train station or the airport to Shandong University

(1)The airport

Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport is located in the town of Yaoqiang, the northeast of Jinan City, 28.5 km away from the city center.

The official website of Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport: http://www.jnairport.com/

a. Jinan International Airportdowntown

(i)departure time: depart according to the arrival time of the landing flight in the airport.

(ii)departure location: No.3 and No.4 gate at the first floor of the terminal building

(iii)the route:

The route from the landing flight of the morning flight to the landing flight at 18:30: depart from Jinan Airport, stop at the north gate station of Daming Lake halfway, and the terminal point is the bus station of the railway station square.

The route of the passenger bus from 18:30 to the end of the flight: depart from Jinan Airport, stop at Southport station of Lishan Road halfway, and the terminal point is Yuquan Simpson Hotel.

b.urban area of JinanJinan International Airport

No.1 route: at the bus station of the railway station square, depart from 5:00 to 20:00, the terminal point is Jinan International Airport terminal.

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Jinan International Airport Terminal

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No.2 route: depart from 6:00 to 19:00 at Yuquan Simpson Hotel, stop at Sheraton Hotel station halfway, and the terminal point is Jinan International Airport terminal.

Time of departure

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Yuquan Simpson Hotel

Sheraton Hotel

Jinan International Airport Terminal

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3.Ticket location:

(1)school

The telephone number of train ticket outlet in Shandong University:(883)65555,(883)64183

Location: opposite the transceiver room in Central Campus (across the west gate,50 meters south).

(2)airport

The ticket location of the passenger bus departing from the airport: the ticket counter of the passenger bus in the north of No.3 and No.4 gate at the first floor of the terminal building.

The ticket location of No.1 route from downtown to the airport: the ticket window at the bus station of the railway station square.

The ticket location of No.2 route from downtown to the airport: sell ticket in front of the passenger bus near Yuquan Simpson Hotel (0531-8510 8571); the antechamber of Sheraton Hotel(0531-8162 9999 transfer to the concierge )

Ticket fare: single way 20 yuan/person
Notes: In case of special circumstances, the above route shall prevail according to the notice of the airport.

The province unified customer service phone: 0531-96888

(3)railway station

Jinan Station: No.19 Station Street, Tianqiao District, Jinan City 0531-95105105

Jinan East Station: No.1 Minghu North Road, Tianqiao District, Jinan City (0531)82430972

Jinan East Station:No.6 qilu Road, Huaiyin District, Jinan City 0531-82490971

The train ticket booking website:http://www.12306.cn/mormhweb/


About Travel

1.Introduction to main attractions in Jinan

(1)Daming Lake

Daming Lake is one of the three major scenic spots of the city and it is a rare natural lake in the prosperous city, known as "Springs Pearl" in the world. As early as the Tang and Song Dynasties, Daming Lake with its stunning beauty is known around the world.“The snake does not see, the frog does not call, the continuous and incessant rains do not rise, the prolonged drought does not dry up” are called as four mysteries of Daming Lake.In 2009, Daming Lake won the title of "China's first spring lake" of China World Record Association.

Daming Lake is located in the urban center of Jinan and the northern part of the old city. Daming Lake, Baotu Spring and Qianfo Mountain are called as the three major scenic spots of Jinan. Jinan is known as " the City of Springs" for its more than 100 springs,72 of which are famous. Daming Lake is a natural lake  which many springs converge to. The area of the park is 86 hectares, of which the lake surface is 46 hectares. The lake has six islands, including Lixia Hall, Huiquan Hall and Mid-lake  Island, etc.. And  the natural landscape of the park is beautiful and pleasant. The lake water is sparkling, kites are flying and fish are leaping,  and boats are passing through. Lotus grows in Daming Lake  since the ancient times, willows  blow by the lakeside, and flowers and trees are flourishing. "The lake is surrounded by lotus and willows, mountains occupies the whole city and the lake occupies half city" is the best portrayal of her landscape.

Bus routesNO.11 and No.122

Best seasonfrom June to August. The secenery is very beautiful because of lake water and green trees.

Ticket: 30.00 yuan (Chaoranlou  not included)  Chaoranlou: 40.00  Coupon ticket: 70.00 yuan

Opening time: slack season (1st November to 3rd March): 6:30 to 17:30

                         busy season (1st Spril to 31st October): 6:30 to 18:30

Address: 271 Minghu Road, Lixia District, Jinan City

Tel: 0531-86088910 86088900

(2)Baotu Spring

Baotu Spring, the best one among the famous 72 springs in Jinan, is hailed as "the first spring under the heaven" and is the famous spring in Jinan which can be found earliest in the ancient literature.  It is located in the central area of Jinan City, Baotu Spring Nanlu and the middle of luoyuan Street, the south  is Qianfo Mountain, the east is Quancheng Square and the north is Daming Lake. Baotu Spring is the symbol of Jinan City and it together with Qianfo Mountain and Daming Lake is known as three attractions of Jinan.

Baotu Spring Park was founded in 1956 and its historical sites and cultural connotation are extremely rich. It is one of the most representative landscape garden with north-south garden art features. Baotu Spring water three strands, day and night, spewing, when water containing up to several feet.The so-called "sudden leap" ,that is, jump Bentu meaning, reflecting the three cave of Baotu Spring burst, spewing endless. "Sudden leap" is not only the literal quaint, but both sound and meaning.

Bus routes: No.1 and No.165

Best Season: from september to november. After concentrated precipitation supplement in July and August, the groundwater level of Jinan City will be significantly increased and the city's spring water in the fall will appear a unique scene of competing to spill, so the best time to travel to Jinan is the fall of the annual rainy season.

Ticket: 40.00 yuan

              Spring and summer (10th April to 10th October), 19:00 to 22:00, 20.00 yuan/perspn

              Autumn and winter (10th October to 10th April), 18:00 to 21:00, 20.00 yuan/person

Opening time: 07:00 to 22:00 (in spring, summer and autumn), 07:00 to 21:00,stop selling tickets at 18:00

Address: 1 Baotu Spring Nanlu, Lixia District, Jinan City

Tel:0531-86920439

(3)Quancheng Square

Quancheng Square is the central square of the provincial capital,Jinan, surrounded by mountains, springs, rivers and cities. Looking around,you can see the ancient style and the new look of the old city in the north, you can see Baotu Spring spewing and gurgling in the west, you can see green spanning of Qianfo Mountain in the south and you can see the elegant picturesque of Jiefangge.Therefor, it is the resort for the public to rest. The main components from west to east: Baotu Spring Square, Jinan Mingshilin, Quancheng Square, Xiachen Square, Yitianyuan and Tongleyuan, Binhe Square, Lotus Music Fountain, Four Seasons Garden, Cultural Corridor, Science and Technology Center and Ginza Shopping plaza, etc..

Quancheng Square is the first and only one in China to obtain the title of the UNESCO “International Art Plaza”. Quancheng Square is born in the dawn of the twenty-first century,integrating the urban style and the natural landscape, creating a rich characteristics of spring city and performing the fine tradition of the ceremonial state. Quancheng Square carries the new millennium hope of people in spring city: the ancient spring city casts a splendid splendor of the modern capital city.

Bus routes: No.70 and No.K55

Ticket: nothing

Opening time: all day long

Address: 69 Luoyuan Street, Lixia District (Baotuquan nanlu Crossing)

(4)Qianfo Mountain

 Qianfo Mountain Park is located in the southern part of Jinan. Because there are countless Buddha, so it is called Qianfo Mountain, 285 meters above sea leveL. It together with Baotu Spring and Daming Lake is known as three attractions in Jinan. Qianfo Mountain seems to be the natural barrier of Jinan, in which ridges and peaks overlap rise and fall and the forest is rich. Mid-hillside has a painted arch, that is, "Qiyanjiudian" Arch. When boarding Yilanting and leaning on a railing to look north, you can see the whole senery of the spring city, for example, you can find that Daming Lake seems like a mirror in the near area and the the Yellow River seems like a belt in the distance.

About 500 million years ago, Jinan is the sea area. About 180 million years ago, the Yanshan movement took place and sedimentary limestone and Taishan rose together, resulting in a huge dome structure, so Qianfo Mountain was formed. During Tang Zhenguan years,it was re-repaired and "Qianfo Temple" was renamed "Xingguo Temple". Therefor, Qianfo Mountain became a incense resort. Since the beginning of the Yuan Dynasty, Double Ninth Festival held temple fair every year. After the liberation of China,it is built as a park in 1959.

Best season: September and October.

Ticket: 30.00, Xingguo Temple: 5.00 yuan, Guanyin Garden: 3.00 yuan, Wanfodong: 15.00

Opening time: 06:30 to 18:30

Address: south of Jinan

Tel: 0531-82662292

(5)Furong Street

 Furong Street, from House Confucian Temple in the north to Quancheng Road in the south, named after Furongquan. It is the old commercial street in Jinan City , known as "Qilu first snack street". Among the old streets of Jinan, Furong Street may be the most lively, and compared to most silent streets, it is full of commercial vitality. It is said that this place was the most prosperous place in Jinan, merchants living together and more wealthy compounds.Prosperity is like passing clouds. Now Furong Street is known for snacks.

 Under your feet, the road is cement; in your eyes, there are many snack stores by the roadside; in your nose, there is the smell of snacks; and in your ears, there is yo-heave-ho of hawkers. Near the bustling Quancheng Road, Furong Street is still lively. However, the bustling is at ease, marketplace and the ting tings of pots and bowls.

Best seson: spring, summer, autumn and winter

Ticket: free

Opening time: all day long

Address: North side of the middle of Buxing Street, Quancheng Road