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    Geographical location






    Taiyuan Wusu International
    Airport to Pingyao


    1/Frequent flights



    Located in central Shanxi with provincial capital Taiyuan by the side, Pingyao geographically sits between Beijing and Xi'an.





    Taiyuan Wusu International Airport is one of the busiest and most important airports in Shanxi Province with connections to most major cities in China including Hong Kong. It has also launched direct and regular flights to Korea, Japan, Thailand and Singapore as well as shared flights to London, New York, San Francisco, Paris and Frankfurt via Beijing and flights to Kuala Lumpur and Penang via Guangzhou.


  • 2/Airport to Pingyao

    Pingyao Ancient City is 90 km from the Taiyuan Wusu International Airport by expressway (1-hour drive).

    During the Festival, PYIFF will provide transportation services between Pingyao and Taiyuan. 




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    1.Bullet trains to Pingyao Ancient City Station

    Pingyao Ancient City Station is also called Pingyao East Station, southwest of the Ancient City. There are direct trains starting with letters D and G from Taiyuan, Baoji, Linfen, Yuncheng, Xi'an, etc.

    Address of Pingyao Ancient City: Pingyao Ancient City between Houji Village and Liangzhao Village.

    *Frequent train departures from Taiyuan, 1.5 hour journey 


    2.Bullet trains to Taiyuan East Station

    If there is no direct train from your departure location, you could choose to transfer to another train or bus from Taiyuan East Station to Pingyao.


    3.Other trains to Pingyao Train Station (starting with letter K and T)

    Currently, there are direct trains starting with letter K and T from Jiexiu, Taiyuan, Yuncheng, Datong, Beijing, Hancheng, Xi’an, Tangshan, Linfen, Baotou, Lanzhou, Chongqing, Qinhuangdao, Zhangjiajie, Chengdu, Shenzhen and elsewhere.

    Address of Pingyao Train Station: No. 14 Zhongdu Road, Pingyao County, Jinzhong City.

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    Pingyao is located between Dayun Highway and Jingkun Expressway. 


    Parking tip: As a World Cultural Heritage landmark, Pingyao Ancient City is only open to pedestrians. There are car parks/parking lots outside all city gates with different fees.



    Taiyuan Jiannan Bus Station to Pingyao

    Departure times: 7.30am – 8.00pm with intervals of 20 mins. 1.5 to 2hrs ride.

    Address of Jinnan Bus Station: No. 447 Jianshe South Road, Xiaodian District, Taiyuan City. Buses to get there: 11, 52, 611, 801, 805 and 830, get off at Jiannan Bus Station Stop.


    3.Pingyao Bus Station

    Frequent departures to places within Shanxi.

    Departures to Taiyuan with an interval of 15mins. Address of Pingyao Bus Station: No. 14 Zhongdu Road, Pingyao County, Jinzhong City.

    * Bus to Taiyuan takes roughly 1.5 to 2 hrs.