Transportation

Detailed transportation information to help you spend more time at the Expo and less time getting there

With the recent opening of Qingdao Metro Line 11 there are now more ways than ever to get to China Fisheries & Seafood Expo!

Transportation information, shuttle and light rail schedules will be posted here as they become available.

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Qingdao is a big city and the Expo Center is HUGE! Here are some helpful maps and guides that will make getting to, from and around the show easier.

Participating hotels provide complimentary shuttle service to and from the Expo Center each day during the show.

With the recent opening of Qingdao Metro Line 11 there are now more ways than ever to get to China Fisheries & Seafood Expo!

Are you and your driver on the same page? Make sure you end up where you want to go with our handy address translations for important show locations.

Free public shuttles will run from downtown Qingdao, downtown Jimo, and the Qingdao International Airport to the Expo Center during the show.

Taxis from downtown Qingdao to the Expo Center cost between 200 and 400 rmb (US$31-US$62), and typically hold three to four passengers.

Private vehicles with drivers can be hired for transportation to and from the Airport, your hotel, and the Expo Center.

Maps & Guides

Qingdao is a big city and the Expo Center is HUGE!
Here are some helpful maps and guides that will make getting to, from and around the show easier

Expo Center, Hotel and Other Important Locations in the Qingdao Area

On-Site Guide Map for China Fisheries & Seafood Expo

Qingdao Metro Line 11 is now open with a stop adjacent to the Expo Center

Important On-Site Setup and Service Locations for Exhibitors

Hotel Shuttles

Participating hotels provide complimentary shuttle service to and from the Expo Center each day during the show. Sea Fare Expositions also provides shuttles to and from the Hyatt Regency that are available to anyone traveling to or from the downtown Qingdao area. These non-guest shuttles are marked with the below sign for easy identification.

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.

Qingdao Metro Light Rail

With the recent opening of Qingdao Metro Line 11 there are now more ways than ever to get to China Fisheries & Seafood Expo!

Important Information

  • 1-WAY FARES BETWEEN CNY 2 – 7
  • SMALL BILLS REQUIRED TO PURCHASE TICKETS (CNY 5, 10, 20 BILLS ACCEPTED)
  • WE RECOMMEND PURCHASING ROUND-TRIP OR MULTI-DAY TICKETS TO AVOID LONG LINES DEPARTING EXPO CENTER
  • TRAINS RUN APPROXIMATELY EVERY 5-7 MINUTES DURING PEAK HOURS

Metro Operating Hours

  • LINE 2
    • NORTHBOUND: 06:23 – 22:55
    • SOUTHBOUND: 06:04 – 22:36
  • LINE 11
    • NORTHBOUND: 05:30 – 21:30
    • SOUTHBOUND: 05:30 – 22:00
  • 30 MINUTE TRAIN TO EXPO CENTER
  • DEPART LINE 11 FROM INTERNATIONAL HORTICULTURAL EXPO GARDEN STATION
    (1KM FROM HOLIDAY INN)
  • ARRIVE LINE 11 AT EXPO CENTER STATION
    (2 MINUTE SHUTTLE FROM STATION TO EXPO CENTER PROVIDED)
  • QINGDAO METRO LINE 11
  • 45 MINUTE TRAIN TO EXPO CENTER
  • DEPART LINE 11 FROM MIAOLING STATION
    (5 MINUTE SHUTTLE FROM HYATT REGENCY PROVIDED)
  • ARRIVE LINE 11 AT EXPO CENTER STATION
    (2 MINUTE SHUTTLE FROM STATION TO EXPO CENTER PROVIDED)
  • QINGDAO METRO LINE 11
  • 1 HOUR TRAIN TO EXPO CENTER
  • DEPART LINE 2 FROM MAY 4TH SQUARE STATION
    (LESS THEN 1 MINUTE WALK FROM SHANGRI-LA)
  • TRANSFER TO LINE 11 AT MIAOLING STATION
  • ARRIVE LINE 11 AT EXPO CENTER STATION
    (2 MINUTE SHUTTLE FROM STATION TO EXPO CENTER PROVIDED)
  • QINGDAO METRO LINES 2 AND 11

Address Translations

Are you and your 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 Jimo and the Qingdao International Airport to the Expo Center during the show

Taxis

Average Taxi Cost

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.

Return fare from the Expo Center to downtown Qingdao is also between 200 and 400 rmb (US$31-US$62).

No Taxi pickup in Jimo Area

Taxis from downtown Qingdao are not allowed to pick up passengers in the Jimo area.

Traffic Conditions and Timing

Depending on traffic conditions and pickup location, transportation from downtown Qingdao to the Expo Center can take from 40 to 75 minutes.

Auto Rental Service

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 Ms. Su (car@seafare.com.cn).

FAQ’s

Please take a look at our FAQ’s for more information