Get in Chengde
Chengde is close to Beijing and about 180 kilometers from Beijing Capital International Airport, there is only a small-scale airport in the south of the city. Only non-scheduled chartered flights operate between these two cities from time to time. Therefore, you can take the long-distance bus from Chengde bus station to Beijing and take a plane from Beijing Capital International Airport in accordance with your needs. The journey will take between 3 and 4hours to Beijing and the ticket price is CNY 50.
The railway station is situated on Wulie Road in southeast Chengde. Three rail lines converge here: Beijing-Chengde railway, Jinzhou-Chengde railway and Chengde-Long railway. here are ten passenger trains to Beijing, Tianjin, Shijiazhuang, Shenyang, Jinzhou, Dandong, Tongliao and Wulanhaote daily. Up to 1.7 million passengers use the rails per year.
Chengde railway station has linked with several big railway stations in Beijing to sell tickets. Tourists can get train tickets in Chengde and use them to take trains from Beijing to destinations all over China. Special express trains are available to serve some scenic spots along the way from Beijing to Chengde. These trains are convenient and speedy.
Chengde has a good network of roads such as the Beijing-Chengde road, Chengde-Wei road, national road lines 101, 111 and 112, and Chengde-Piao road. It has three national highways linking Chengde and Beijing, Tianjin, Liaoning and Inner Mongolia. There are long distance coaches departing for provinces and cities like Beijing, Tianjin, Shijiazhuang, and Zhangjiakou daily. In the west and north stations of Chengde, buses depart for every county and district in the city at regular intervals.
Get Around Chengde
Chengde is not a big city, so it is easy to get to every corner of the city. Most bus ticket fees start at 1 yuan but are never more than 5 yuan; many of the buses are self-service and charge 1 yuan for one journey.
Bus No. 1, 2, 5, 7, 11, 15 will take you to Chengde Railway Station
Bus No. 5, 6, 10, 11, 15 will take you to the Mountain Resort of Chengde
Taking a taxi is also convenient to go to places in Chengde and is also quite cheap. The standard taxi fare is 5 yuan for the first two kilometers and CNY1.4-1.6 per additional kilometer.