1. How to reach Yuquan Campus
From Xiaoshan International Airport (Hangzhou)
Xiaoshan International Airport is located in Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou, 27 kilometers west to the downtown area of the city.
From the airport, one can fly directly to more than 50 major destinations home and abroad, including Beijing, Guangzhou, Xi'an, Kunming, Hongkong, Macau, Taipei, Seoul, Pusan (Busan), Tokyo, Osaka, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Sydney.
Shuttle Bus information: (bus fare: 20 yuan RMB)
There is a shuttle bus from the airport to Wulinmen CAAC Air-ticket Office every 15 or 30 minutes and it takes about 50 minutes to make a one way trip.
After you arrive at Wulinmen CAAC Air-ticket Office (390, Ti Yu Chang Road) which is situated right in the city center, you may take a taxi to the North Gate(Xixi Road) of Yuquan Campus, Zhejiang University. The International College building will be on your left within a 100-meter walk.
During the designated period of registration (usually the first 3 days of the new semester), the International College offers pick-up service to group students at Xiaoshan International Airport.
FROM Pudong International Airport (Shanghai)
Pudong International Airport is located in Pudong New Zone, about 30 kilometers east to the downtown area of Shanghai.
Shuttle Bus Information: (bus fare: 100 yuan RMB)
From Shanghai to Hangzhou: 10:30 12:00 13:30 15;30 17:30 19:00
From Hangzhou to Shanghai: 7:00 8:30 10:30 12:30 14:30
It takes about 3.5 hours from Pudong International Airport to Hangzhou Yellow Dragon Sports Center. After that, both Yuquan Campus and Xi¡¯xi Campus are within about 500 meters walking distance while Zijinggang Campus and Huajiachi Campus are about 7km away. However, international students usually come with much luggage, so you may still need a taxi to the North Gate (Xixi Road) of Yuquan Campus, Zhejiang University. The International College building will be on your left within a 100-meter walk.
From Hangzhou Railway Station (Main Station)
Hangzhou is the railway hub in Zhejiang province, which makes it very convenient to travel to and from Hangzhou by train.
After your arrival at the Hangzhou Main Railway Station, you may take a taxi to the North Gate (Xixi Road) of Yuquan Campus, Zhejiang University. The International College building will be on your left within a 100-meter walk.
2. Getting around the City
Hangzhou has an extensive network of bus service in the downtown area. Most buses use one ticket and the price is generally:
RMB 1 or 1.5 yuan for non-air-conditioned buses
RMB 2 yuan for air-conditioned buses (with a ¡°K¡± before the route number)
RMB 3 to 5yuan for tour buses
Most buses are non-conductor ones and do not provide change, so passengers have to prepare some change before getting on the bus, or you can use the IC card for public transportation.
Hangzhou boasts its taxi service because the models and conditions of the cars are the best in the country. The fare is based on the mileage according to the meter. The starting price is 10 RMB yuan for the first 3 KM and 2 yuan per Km after that.
WHENEVER YOU TAKE A TAXI, PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO GET A RECEIPT FROM THE CAB DRIVER. There are car numbers on the receipt. Once your belongings are left on the cab, this receipt would help you to get them back