Qingdao Airport Guide to Qingdao Liuting International Airport (TAO)

Qingdao Airport Bus

By taking any of the bus options available at Qingdao Airport you can reach the city centre safe and sound. See the described options below:

Airport Shuttle Buses

At Qingdao Airport there are five shuttle bus lines departing to several locations within Qingdao downtown. See the available options:

Route no. 1: Qingdao Airport to Huiquan Dynasty Hotel (Bus no. 701).

By this bus route, get straight to Huiquan Dynasty Hotel from Qingdao Airport terminals.

Total trip time is of 45 minutes.

Stops: East Bus Station, Dongcheng Guoji, Lotus supermarket, Hongshanpo Housing Estate, Guangdian Building, Qingdao Institute of Marine Geology, No. 25 Middle School, Fushansuo, World Trade Center, Donghai No. 1 Rd.
Opening hours: From the first until the last flight arrival.
From Qingdao Airport: From 06:00 am to 21:00 pm, every 30 minutes.
From Huiquan Dynasty Hotel: From 05:45 am to 16:45 pm, every 30 minutes.

Route no. 2: Qingdao Airport to Railway Station (Zhan Bridge) (Bus no. 702)

By taking this shuttle bus route, get straight to the main railway station in Qingdao. 

Stops: Ruichang Road, Xiao Cun Zhuang, Qingdao Bus Station, Motel 168, Liaoning Dian Zi Xin Xi Cheng, Shi Li Yi Yuan, Hang Kong Kuai Xian Jiu Dian, Qingdao Railway Station (Zhan Bridge).

Opening hours: From Qingdao Airport: From 08:00 am to 22:40 pm, every 60 minutes.
From Sifang Hotel: From 06:00 am to 21:00 pm, every 60 minutes.

Route no. 3: Qingdao Airport to Century Mandarin Hotel (Bus no. 703)

Get from Qingdao Airport to Century Mandarin Hotel by this bus line.

Stops: North Bus Station, East Bus Station, Guoxin Stadium, Miaoling Road, Ocean Hotel and Sophia International Hotel.

Opening hours: From Qingdao Airport: From 07:30 am to 18:30 pm, every 60 minutes.
From Century Mandarin Hotel: 06:20 am, from 07:00 am to 17:00 pm every 60 minutes by Sophia International Hotel and Ocean Hotel.

Route no. 4: Qingdao Airport to Blue Horizon Marina Gold Hotel (Huangdao)

Transfer from Qingdao Airport to Huangdao.

Total trip time is of an 1h 30 minutes. 

Opening hours: From Qingdao Airport: 09:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 13:30 pm, 14:30 pm, 15:30 pm, 16:30 pm, 17:30 pm, 18:30 pm, 19:30 pm, 21:00 pm and 22:30 pm.

From Blue Horizon Marina Gold Hotel: 05:30 am, 06:30 am, 07:30 am, 09:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 13:30 pm, 15:30 pm, 16:30 pm, 17:30 pm, 18:30 pm and 19:30 pm. 

Route no. 5: Qingdao Airport to Guangdong Hotel Qingdao (Jiaonan)

By the bus route no. 5, you can transfer from Qingdao Airport to Jiaonan within 3h 30 minutes.

Opening hours: From Qingdao Airport: 11:00 am, 13:00 pm, 16:00 pm and 19:00 pm.
From Guangdong Hotel Qingdao: 05:30 am, 07:30 am, 13:30 pm and 15:30 pm.


You can board any of this bus lines at both Domestic and International terminals.


See the fares detailed below:

- Bus route no. 1 to 3: General fare for a single ride is of 20.00 Yuan.

- Bus route no. 4: Single ride: 40.00 Yuan. 

- Bus route no. 5: Single ride: 60.00 Yuan. 

Where can I buy my ticket?

You can purchase your ticket on board to the driver and on the ticket booths located in Qingdao Airport terminals.

Bus to further destinations outside Qingdao

By the bus lines presented below, you’ll be able to transfer to further destinations, many of them outside Qingdao:

- Qingdao Airport to Rizhao
- Qingdao Airport to Weifang
- Qingdao Airport to Jiaozhou
- Qingdao Airport to Zibo
- Qingdao Airport to Rushan
- Qingdao Airport to Shouguang
- Qingdao Airport to Dongying
- Qingdao Airport to Yantai
- Qingdao Airport to Jimo
- Qingdao Airport to Laixi

For further information regarding schedule and stops, please check out the following website.