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Transportation Guide

Qingdao Liuting International Airport

Qingdao Liuting International Airport is located in the northwest of Qingdao, about 60 km away from UPC.

  • Taxis or private shuttle cars from the airport normally take about one hour to one and a half hours to get to the campus depending on the traffic situation. For the sake of safety, students are recommended to take a taxi and it may cost about CNY 200 by taximeter. Alternatively, students may take professional private shuttle cars or share a taxi and fares can range between CNY 50 and CNY 100 while drivers could pick up one or two other passengers from the airport.

  • Airport Bus Line 705 is the most frequently used and express transportation between the airport and UPC. It takes about one and a half hours from the airport to the Blue Horizon Marina Gold Hotel, a UPC-owned hotel located a few meters away from the campus’s northeast gate. You can let the driver know you want to drop off at the gate directly. A one-way fare ticket is CNY40 per person. Attached below is the bus itinerary and contact information:



 Departure time


Qingdao Liuting International Airport

Blue Horizon Marina Gold Hotel

08:30 09:30 10:30 11:30 13:30 14:30 15:30 16:30 17:30 18:30 19:30 20:30 21:30 23:30

Airport Hotline: 0532-96567

Huangdao District Government (via Blue Horizon Marina Gold Hotel)

Qingdao Liuting International Airport

04:30 06:00 06:30 07:00 07:30 08:30 10:00 11:30 12:00 12:30 13:30 14:00 14:30 15:30 16:00 16:30 17:30 18:00 18:30

Ticket hotline: 0532-84806788



Qingdao Railway Station

Located downtown in the southwestern district of Shinan, Qingdao Railway Station is 21.4 km away from the east gate of UPC.

  • Taxi. It usually takes 25 minutes from the station to UPC and normally costs a fare of about CNY 70.

  • Tunnel Bus Line 5/6/7/Qing Xi Kuai Xian. It takes approximately 35 minutes from the station to the south gate of UPC (stop name: University of Petroleum South Gate/石油大学南门). Bus fare:CNY 2(Tunnel Bus Line 5/6/7) or CNY 4(Qing Xi Kuai Xian).

Long-distance Bus Station

  • The Huangdao long-distance bus stationis located east of the UPC campus, right beside the Blue Horizon Marina Gold Hotel. It takes 5 minutes’ walk from the north gate of the campus.

  • The Sifang long-distance bus station isin the Shibei district. Tunnel Bus Line 8 comes from the south gate of the campus and passes by this station.