Taiyuan is one of the transportation hubs in North China. It has formed a complete traffic network currently.
Taiyuan Wusu International Airport has opened more than 50 domestic and international lines including routes to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and other major cities.
Railway and highway are more convenient and well constructed. 6 railways (Tongpu, Shitai, Jingyuan and so on) are running through Taiyuan, which greatly improving the ability of rail transportation in Taiyuan. Dayun，Taimao, Taishi roads runs through Taiyuan city, and make the traffic run in all directions.
Taiyuan Wusu Airport is located in the southern suburb, 18 kilometers away from downtown. There are direct flights between Taiyuan and most big cities in China, including Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Chengdu, Guilin, Nanjing, Shenyang and Xi’an. In the condition of no fixed airport shuttle bus from the downtown to the airport, the simplest method is taking taxi, which will cost 30 minutes.
Taiyuan is benefit from Jingyuan Railway (Beijing - Taiyuan), Shitai Railway (Shijiazhuang - Taiyuan) and Taijiao Railway (Taiyuan - Jiaozuo). It connects tens of major cities, for example, Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Chengdu and Baotou.The railways running through or ending in Taiyuan are more than 20.
Taiyuan is located in the center of Shanxi, and it has perfect roads system. There are five major long-distance bus stations, which are Provincial Bus Station, East Station, West Station, Jiannan Bus Station and Yingbin Bus Station. The Taiyuan bus system is complete with 67 lines to every region of the downtown. Most of the bus tickets cost RMB1 per person and some long-distance lines cost a little more.