We are happy to provide detailed transportation information to help you spend more time at the Expo and less time getting there. Check back here for the most up-to-date schedules, maps and other information that will make getting to and from the show easier for you and your colleagues.
Are you and your Chinese driver on the same page? Make sure you end up where you want to go with our handy address translations for important show locations. Simply download them to your phone and show your driver. No more puzzled looks back and forth as you wonder if you’re headed in the right direction!
Free Public Shuttles
Free public shuttles will run from downtown Qingdao, downtown Jimo, and the Qingdao International Airport to the Expo Center during the show.
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Free Public Shuttle Schedules
Participating hotels provide complimentary shuttle service to and from the Expo Center each day during the show. Qingdao has many additional hotels from 2-star to 5-star that do not directly participate in CFSE. For your convenience, please be sure that if you book at a non-participating hotel that they provide complimentary shuttle service to and from the Expo Center each day.
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Hotel Shuttle Schedules
Maps / Guides
Here are some helpful maps and guides that will make getting to, from and around the show easier.
Construction Service Guide – Important On-Site Setup and Service Locations
Expo Center Guide Map – Map of the Qingdao International Expo Center
Location Map – Important Show Locations in the Qingdao Area
Auto Rental Service – Private Vehicles for Hire
Private vehicles with drivers can be hired for transportation to and from the Airport, your hotel, and the Expo Center. Vehicle options include Toyota, Honda and Audi passenger cars, Buick minivans and 17-seat Toyota buses. To book a private vehicle, please email .
Auto Rental Rates
Taxis from downtown Qingdao to the Expo Center cost between 200 and 400 rmb (US$31-US$62), depending on pickup location and time of day. Taxis from downtown Qingdao are not allowed to pick up passengers in the Jimo area. Return fare from the Expo Center to downtown Qingdao is also between 200 and 400 rmb (US$31-US$62). Depending on traffic conditions and pickup location, transportation from downtown Qingdao to the Expo Center can take from 40 to 75 minutes.
Taxis from downtown Jimo to the Expo Center cost between 60 and 80 rmb (US$10-US$14), depending on pickup location and time of day. Return fare from the Expo Center to downtown Jimo is also between 60 and 80 rmb (US$10-US$14). Depending on traffic and location in downtown Jimo, transportation time can range from 20 to 35 minutes.
Taxis typically hold three to four passengers.