Hainan currently has three commercial international airports: Haikou Meilan International Airport, Sanya Phoenix International Airport, and Qionghai Bo'ao International Airport.
Located in West Hainan, Danzhou International Airport is expected to complete construction work and open in 2018, serving as a hub en route to Southeast Asia. Soon, Hainan will have four "wings" with which to fly.
International Routes and Routes to Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan:
Hainan Airlines : Bangkok, Taipei-Taoyuan, Hanoi, Hong KongHong Kong Airlines (subsidiary of HNA): Hong Kong
Hong Kong Express Airways (subsidiary of HNA): Hong Kong Hong Kong Dragon Airlines: Hong Kong
Cathay Pacific Airways: Hong KongChina Airlines: Taipei-Taoyuan
EVA Air: Taipei-TaoyuanFar Eastern Air Transport: Kaohsiung
Jetstar Asia Airways: SingaporeTigerair: Singapore
AirAsia: Kuala LumpurAsiana Airlines: Seoul
As of August 30th, 2016, Haikou Meilan International Airport has multiple routes to locations such as Thailand, Singapore, Cambodia, and Laos. Sanya Phoenix International Airport has routes to cities in Southeast Asia, such as Nha Trang and Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, Bangkok and Phuket in Thailand, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
During the first half of 2016, Haikou opened its first intercontinental route, Haikou - Chongqing - Rome, and in the second half of the year opened another two international routes, Haikou - Phnom Penh and Haikou - Siem Reap, and reinstated the Haikou - Kaohsiung route. Another two new direct routes to Krasnoyarsk and Khabarovsk, Russia have been added, while the Haikou - Kuala Lumpur international route is scheduled to open soon.
By the end of 2016, Haikou is expected to offer a total of 18 international routes.
Haikou Meilan International Airport Shuttle Bus and Transportation Info
Boarding Location :
Airport – Downtown Haikou: Boarding location in Meilan Airport is outside of Gate 3 of the Domestic Arrivals Hall
Downtown Haikou -- Airport: Outside of Civil Aviation Hotel (across from Pearl Plaza)
Bus Schedule :
One airport bus departs Civil Aviation Hotel (across from Pearl Plaza) for the airport every 30 minutes daily from 5:30 AM to 21:00 PM.
Airport Buses at Haikou Meilan Airport Station begin services with arrival of the first flight and operate until the arrival of the last flight, and depart toward the city once the bus has boarded an adequate number of passengers.
Standard ticket: RMB 20/person;
Children under 120cm: RMB 5/person;
Student Price: RMB 10/person;
Free for passengers with Military Officer Certificate/Certificate of Disability.
Bus Route and Stops :
Route from downtown Haikou to Airport: Civil Aviation Hotel – Ambassador Hotel – Changmao Garden – Jinlin Garden – Qiongshan Overseas Chinese High School - Haikou Meilan International Airport
Route from Airport to downtown Haikou: Haikou Meilan International Airport – Xiakancun (Green Garden) – Qiongshan No. 1 Primary School (Daguanghua) – Wugong Temple (East Bus Station) – Provincial Forest Administration – Hainan Theater (former Provincial Government Offices) - Civil Aviation Hotel.
Airport Taxi Stand Location:
Airport Taxi Stand Location: Directly across from Gate 2 of Arrivals Hall, 1st Floor, Haikou Meilan International Airport
For your protection, please take taxis only from the taxi stand, and avoid any touts who may approach you in other locations. Taxis must use the meter to calculate the fare, instead of bargaining with passengers for a higher fee.
Meilan Airport is approximately 30km from downtown Haikou. Taxi fare is approximately RMB 60.
Starting rate for taxis in Haikou is RMB 10; an additional RMB 2/km is charged for distances over 3km. In the case of traffic congestion, an additional RMB 3 is charged per minute of wait time (including the time of both traffic jams and time spent waiting for traffic lights)
Starting February 15, 2015, an added fuel fee of RMB 1 is charged for every taxi ride on Haikou taxis. This fee is in addition to the taxi meter charge. So if the meter shows 50 RMB at the end of the ride, the passenger should pay a total of 51 RMB.
Starting December 31, 2013, the Haikou City Public Transportation Group official launched a taxi service hotline. Callers can enjoy 24-hour taxi reservation services at the 96799 taxi hotline.
In the interest of protecting your rights and safety, please board only licensed taxis. Say no to illegal taxis, solicitation, forced car pooling, and other illegal practices. Utilize licensed taxis, refuse bargaining, use the meter rates, and remember to ask the taxi driver for a receipt ( fapiao发票) when alighting. If you have forgotten something in the cab, the receipt is essential in finding the taxi and asking for your lost item.
The high-speed rail is the most convenient way to reach the airport from Haikou East Station in Haikou City. The ride from Haikou East Station to Meilan Airport takes just 7 minutes and brings you directly inside the airport just one floor below the Departures Hall. The fare is RMB 5.5 per person. The earliest train to Meilan Airport departs at 7:00 AM, and the latest at 21:40 PM.
You will need your passport to ride the train.
Haikou Meilan International Airport Tips
Official Website: http://www.mlairport.com Customer service hotline: +86 898-6576 0114
Customer complaint hotline: +86 898-6575 1315Fax: +86 898-6576 2222
Sanya Phoenix International Airport Shuttle Bus and Transportation Info
Gate 1, Arrivals Hall, Phoenix Airport Domestic Terminal
Sanya Phoenix International Airport Shuttle Route 1 Sanya Phoenix Airport ←→ Dadonghai
From 08:00 to the arrival of the last flight, buses depart within 15 minutes after the first passenger has boarded, or when the bus is full. Buses depart every hour after 24:00; departure times of the first and last bus are flexible on a daily basis. The entire trip takes approximately 50 minutes.
Ticket fare: RMB 15/person
Bus Route: Sanya Phoenix Airport - Haihangcheng - Phoenix Town Intersection - Luneng New Town - Howard Johnson Resort - Ocean Sonic Resort - La Costa Hotel - Jinglilai Resort - Meili Xinhai'an - Longxing Seaview Hotel - Luhai Tianyuan - Jinjiling Road Intersection - Bihai Lantian - Hai Yue Square - Jixiang Street Intersection - Tian Ze Hai Yun Resort - Xinfeng Street - Buxing Street - Bus Terminal Station - Hexi Road Intersection - Hedong Road Intersection - City Hall - Lingchunhe Road Intersection - Phoenix Road - Century Landscape Hotel - Xiayangtian - Luhuitou Park - Kangnian Hotel - Guesthouse International Hotel - Luling Road Intersection - Haihua Road Intersection - Linda Seaview Hotel - Dadonghai Square
Sanya Phoenix International Airport Shuttle Route3 Sanya Phoenix Airport ←→ Yalong Bay
Bus Schedule: From 08:00 to the arrival of the last flight, buses depart within 30 minutes after the first passenger has boarded, or when the bus is full. Buses depart every hour after 24:00; departure times of the first and last bus are flexible on a daily basis. The entire trip takes approximately 60 minutes.
Ticket fare: RMB 25/person
Bus Route: Sanya Phoenix Airport - Haihangcheng - Phoenix Town Intersection - Luneng New Town - Howard Johnson Resort - Ocean Sonic Resort - La Costa Hotel - Jinglilai Resort - Meili Xinhai’an - Longxing Seaview Hotel - Luhai Tianyuan - Jinjiling Road Intersection - Bihai Lantian - Hai Yue Square - Jixiang Street Intersection - Tian Ze Hai Yun Resort - Xinfeng Street - Buxing Street - Bus Terminal Station - Hexi Road Intersection - Hedong Road Intersection - City Hall - Lingchunhe Road Intersection - Phoenix Road - Century Landscape Hotel - Xiayangtian - Luhuitou Park - Kangnian Hotel - Guesthouse International Hotel - Luling Road Intersection - Haihua Road Intersection - Linda Seaview Hotel - Dadonghai Square - Junjin Beach Hotels - Bayi Hotel - Sea Rainbow Hotel - Lu Xun Middle School - Bandao Lanwan - Hongsha Middle School - Yuhong Village - Jiyang Elementary School, Anyou Road Intersection- Yalong Bay Hotel
Airport Bus Customer Service and Complaint Hotline:
Service hotline: 0898-88287168; Customer complaint hotline: 0898-88287168
You may travel by taxi to downtown Sanya or popular destinations right from Phoenix Airport's dedicated taxi stand.
Taxi Stand Location: Outside Gate 3, Arrivals Hall located on Domestic Terminal 1F, on the right the International Terminal Arrivals Hall exit.
Sanya taxi fares:
Starting rate for taxis in Sanya is RMB 8, an additional RMB 2/km is charged for distances over 2km.
Reference fares: Airport - train station: RMB 30-40
Airport – downtown Sanya: RMB 40-60
Airport – Dadonghai: RMB 60-80
Airport - Yalong Bay: RMB 100-120
** The fares listed above are for reference only, actual fares are subject to rates established by the Taxi Management Department.
Sanya City Tianxing Taxi Service Hotline: 96789.
1. Please kindly remember that all taxis must have the fare prices and driver ID disclosed upon the windows on both sides of the vehicle.
2. Remember to ask for a receipt when you alight and take note of the license number if necessary to fully ensure your legal rights and interests.
3. When traveling by taxi from Phoenix Airport, please take a licensed taxi at the taxi stand, and remember to take all your personal belongings with you when you alight.
4. If an emergency arises or you discover illegal activity, please report the incident to nearby airport personnel, security personnel, or public security police officers.
Customer complaint hotline
If you have any comments or suggestions about airport taxi services, please call the Sanya Transportation Administration Office complaint hotline at: 0898-88667803.
Sanya Phoenix International Airport Tips
Official Website: http://www.sanyaairport.comInquiry hotline: +86 898-88289389 (24hr)
English hotline: +86 898-88289390 (24hr)Luggage Storage: +86 898-88287016 (6:30 AM to 2:00 AM of the following day)
Customer complaint hotline: 0898-88289315 (24hr)
Long-distance Bus Information
Haikou East Station
offers routes to Ding’an, Wenchang, Qionghai, Wanning, Lingshui, and Sanya along the East Line, Wuzhi Mountain on the Central Line, and Changjiang on the West Line. The earlist bus departs at 5:50 AM, and the latest at 22:30 PM.
Haikou South Station
offers routes to Ding’an, Qionghai, Wanning, and Lingshui on the East Line, and Baoting, Wuzhi Mountain, Tunchang, Qiongchong, and Ledong on the Central Line. The earliest bus departs at 6:00 AM, and the latest at 19:40 PM.
Haikou West Station
offers routes to destinations outside of the province, such as Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian, Hunan, Hubei, Yunnan, Guizhou, Sichuan, Chongqing, Jiangxi, Henan, and Zhejiang; destinations with the province include Wenchang, Qionghai on the East Line, Chengmai, Yangpu, Danzhou, Dongfang, Jianfeng, Huangliu, Jiusuo, Liguo, Ledong (county), Lin’gao, Changjiang, and Baisha on the West Line. The earliest bus departs at 6:15 AM, and the latest at 22:40 PM.
Haikou Harbor Station
offers routes to destinations outside of the province, such as Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian, Sichuan, Henan, Jiangxi, and Anhui; destinations within the province include Xining, Diaolou, and Wuzhi Mountain.
Haiqi Bus Ticket Reservation Website: http://www.0898hq.com/eTicket/
If you have any questions, feel free to call the Haiqi Customer Service Line: +86-898-66668855, +86-898-66803800, or log onto our website www.0898hq.com or Weibo http://t.qq.com/hqjt2012
Haiqi Transportation Bus Schedule Inquiry Line
Haikou East Station 0898-65230337Haikou South Station 0898-66825921
Haikou West Station 0898-68658128Harbor Station 0898-66245292 0898-68655079
Sanya Station 0898-88252656Qionghai Station 0898-62822327
Lin’gao Station 0898-28284323Wenchang Station 0898-63221392
Wanning Station 0898-62222256Linshui Station 0898-83322264
Ding’an Station 0898-63823495 Wuzhi Mountain Station 0898-86631523
Tunchang Station 0898-67812813Danzhou Station 0898-23327166
Baoting Station 0898-83662623Qiongchong Station 0898-86222704
Chengmai Station 0898-67621830Changjiang Station 0898-26622821
Baisha Station 0898-27724026Eastern Station 0898-25523778
Ledong Station 0898-85523322
The Guangdong–Hainan Railway spans from Zhanjiang, Guangdong to Hai'an, crossing the Qiongzhou Strait to reach Haikou City, Hainan. The 345m long railway follows the Hexi Central Railway and passes through Chengmai County, Danzhou City, and Chahe Station, thereafter converging with the existing Chahe Railway into Sanya Railway. It is China's first cross-sea railroad. Hainan offers trains arriving at and departing from Beijing, Changsha, Chengdu, Shanghai, Xi'an, and Harbin. Routes pass through many cities across the country, making it exceptionally convenient to travel by train to Hainan.
Please note: You will need your passport to ride the train.
Hainan Ring High-Speed Railway
The Hainan Ring High-Speed Railway officially opened in December 2015 as the first circular line that encircles an entire island. Passengers on the High Speed Train can travel around the entire island with remarkable speed and ease. The "Hainan Ring High-Speed Railway is the first high speed railway to encircle an island in the entire world, and train enthusiasts won’t want to miss the opportunity to ride! The speed perfectly showcases the beautiful scenery, giving you the best view of Hainan in the shortest time possible.
Please note: You will need your passport to ride the train.
The East Line features 15 Stations:
Haikou, Changliu, Xiuying, Chengxi, Haikou East, Meilan Airport, Wenchang, Qionghai, Bo'ao, Hele, Wanning, Shenzhou, Lingshui, Yalong Bay, and Sanya Station. Changliu, Xiuying, Chengxi, and Hele Stations are not yet fully operational, while Sanya and Haikou Stations are connecting stations to the West Circular Line. A total of 6 additional stations, Dongzhai Bay, Fengjia Bay, Shan’gen, Sun and Moon Bay, Gaofeng, and Haitang Bay Stations will be gradually phased in.
The West Line features 17 Stations: Haikou, Laocheng Town, Fushan Town, Lingao South, Yintan, Baimajing, Qizi Bay, Dongfang, Jinyue Bay, Jianfeng, Huangliu, Ledong, Yazhou, Phoenix Airport, Sanya West (cargo stop), and Sanya Station.
China Railways: Customer Service Line:+86-898-12306
Ticket booking: http://www.12306.cn/, or book through Wechat wallet
Reproduced with permission by The Hainan Provincial Tourism Development Commission