Dalian is with convenient air, rail, water, and land transportation.
Dalian has many direct flights from/to a dozen of Asian countries and regions, such as Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, and Hong Kong. Dalian has over 20 daily flights to Beijing, 14 daily flights to Pudong, Shanghai, 5 daily flights to Guangzhou, and hundreds of flights to over 40 other domestic destinations. For flight schedule, please access the website at http://www.dlairport.com/English/home.aspx. Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport is around 14 kilometers from downtown. It is a twenty-minute ride by taxi to the conference venue and the cost is about RMB 36.00 (USD 5.20). Passengers shall pay 30% additional fare for service between 10:00PM to 5:00AM for night driving. One should pay the taxi fare according to the fare meter reading that could be slightly different from the above price. Buses 516, 532, 610, 701, and 710 run between the airport and downtown at fare of RMB 1.00 (USD fifteen cents). The airport has also special shuttles to downtown with fare of RMB 5.00 (USD seventy cents).
Ticketing office: 0411-3642136
Domestic airline: 0411-3621493
International airline: 0411-3637090
Taxi stand: The taxi stand is at the exit of the airport terminal.
Dalian railway is connected with the railway network of Northeast China. Everyday more than 50 trains leave Dalian for Beijing, Shenyang, Harbin and many other cities. Dalian railway station, the terminal of Hada railway, is located in Qingniwa Bridge of downtown Dalian, which is only one kilometer from the conference venue.
Dalian is a very busy seaport with ferries serving to Yantai, Weihai, Penglai, Qinhuangdao, Tianjin, and Changhai County. High-speed tourist ferries are available for Yantai, Qinhuangdao, and Changhai County. There is ferry service between Dalian and Incheon, Korea. Dalian seaport terminal is located in North Wuwu Road in east Dalian. Buses 801 and 13 operate between the seaport and downtown.
Liaoda expressway connects Dalian with Shenyang, Liaoyang, Anshan, and Yingkou. Huanghai expressway runs from Dalian to Dandong, bordered with North Korea. Heda highway (highway 201) to Hehang and Heida highway (highway 202) to Heihe start from Dalian (Lushun).