How to Get to and around Weihai & Weihai Transportation 2021

Weihai is a prefecture-level city and major seaport in easternmost Shandong province. With charming coastal scenery and convenient transportation to cities in Shandong and major parts in China, Weihai is usually chosen as a destination to spend a relaxing holiday or to take an extensive trip to Weihai after visiting Qingdao and Yantai.

Here we have provided you with more specific information about Weihai transportation including how to get to Weihai from other cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao, and Jinan, Yantai, and how to get around Weihai and to mian attractions such as Penglai Pavilion.

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Where is Weihai

Weihai city (121° 11'- 122° 42'E, 36° 41'- 37° 35'N) is located in the easternmost of Shandong Peninsula. It borders Yantai to the west and the Yellow Sea to the east and is the closest Chinese city to South Korea. It’s about 66km to Yantai, 260km to Qingdao, 515km to Qufu, 790km to Beijing, covering a total area of 5797 square kilometers with the longest coastline of 985.9 km in China.

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Get to Weihai by Flight

Weihai Dashuibo Airport (IATA: WEH)

Address: County Road 01, dashuipo Town, Wendeng District, Weihai City, Shandong Province, China 中国山东省威海市文登区大水泊镇01县道

Transportation: about 44 km (1 hour by car, 2 hours by bus) to Weihai downtown (Weihai Xingfu park), 50 km (1 hour by car, 2 hours by bus) to Weihai International Bathing Beach.

Weihai Dashuibo Airport (威海大水泊机场) is now the only airport in operation in Weihai. As of 2020, the airport opens 25 domestic airlines. You can take direct flights transferring between Weihai and domestic cities like Beijing (1.5h), Shanghai (2h), Xian (2.5h), Jinan (1h), Shenyang (1.5h), Chengdu (3h), Harbin (2h), Changchun (1.5h), etc. It is the nearest airport to South Korea with a flight duration of only 45min to Seoul.

Weihai Airport to Weihai Downtown: Besides taking a taxi to Weihai downtown, you can also take the airport shuttle bus to the Weihai downtown area from the airport in about 90min and the bus fare is about CNY 20 per person.

Weihai Transportation

Weihai Dashuibo Airport

Get to Weihai by Train

There are mainly 2 railway stations serving Weihai, namely, Weihai Railway Station and Weihai North Railway Station. The distance between them is about 18km, so you need to pay attention to your train ticket information and get to the right location.

Weihai Railway Station 威海站 - Major Train Station

Address: No.1 Shuzhan Road, Huancui District, Weihai City, Shandong Province山东省威海市环翠区疏站路1号
Transportation: about 10 km (25 minutes by car) to Weihai Downtown (Weihai Xingfu Park), 20 km (40min by car) to Weihai International Bathing Beach.

Weihai Railway Station is the major train station that serves most trains passing Weihai. It operates both normal Z/T/K trains and high-speed G/D/C trains. You can transfer between Weihai and major cities in China such as Beijing (5.5-15h), Shanghai (8.5h) and cities within Shandong like Qingdao (1.5h), Jinan (3-4h), Taian (4.5h), and Qufu (4.5h).

Weihai North Railway Station 威海北站 - High-speed Train Station

Address: Huanshan Road, Huancui District, Weihai City, Shandong Province 山东省威海市环翠区环山路
Transportation: about 9 km (25 minutes by car) to Weihai Downtown (Weihai Xinfu Park), 4.5 km (15min by car) to Weihai International Bathing Beach.

Weihai North Railway Station is a high-speed rail station serving the Qingdao-Rongcheng Intercity Railway Section of Shandong Province. It mainly operates high-speed G or D trains and intercity C trains running on this railway. It connects many nearby cities like Shijiazhuang (6.5h), Qingdao (1.5-2h), Yantai (20min-1h), Jinan (3h), Rongcheng (20min), etc. 

Weihai Transportation

Weihai Railway Station

Weihai Transportation

Weihai North Railway Station

Major Weihai High-Speed Train Schedules:

Train Route Train Time Train Route Train Time Train Route Train Time
Beijing to Weihai Trains 5.5-6 hrs Shanghai to Weihai Trains 8.5 hrs Zhengzhou to Weihai Trains 7.5 hrs
Xian to Weihai Trains 10-10.5 hrs Lanzhou to Weihai Trains 13 hrs Taiyuan to Weihai Trains 7-7.5 hrs
Qingdao to Weihai Trains 1.5-2 hrs Jinan to Weihai Trains 3-4 hrs Qufu to Weihai Trains 4.5-5 hrs
Tai'an to Weihai Trains 4.5 hrs Yantai to Weihai Trains 20-50 min Weifang to Weihai Trains 2-2.5 hrs

Get to Weihai by Bus

It is very convenient to take a bus to Weihai in Shandong Province. There are many buses to Weihai from provincial cities like Jinan, Qingdao, and Yantai. If you choose to visit the Shandong Peninsula for several days and are able to communicate in Chinese, it is a good choice to go to Weihai by bus. At present, the largest bus station in Weihai is Weihai Long-distance bus station and the Weihai North bus station (near Weihai high-speed railway station).

Weihai Long Distance Bus Terminal 威海长途汽车总站

Location: 136 Qingdao Middle Road, Economic and Technological Development Zon, Wehai 威海市经济技术开发区青岛中路136号

Weihai North Bus Station 威海汽车北站

Location: Southside of Huanshan road between Shenyang Road and Keji road, Weihai City 威海市沈阳路至科技路之间的环山路南侧

Weihai Bus Terminal

Weihai Bus Terminal

Popular Bus Route:

Bus Route Operation Time Departure Frequency Duration Bus Fare
Jinan to Weihai 7:40-21:20 Jinan Bus Terminal Every other hour about 7 hours about CNY 162 - 185
Qingdao to Weihai 6:30-17:30 Qingdao Long-Distance Bus Terminal
Qingdao Bus Station
Every other 40min about 4 hours about CNY 93 - 104
Yantai to Weihai 6:00-20:30 Yantai Tourist Bus Station
Yantai Bus Station
Yantai Airport
Every half an hour about 1.5 hours about CNY 30 - 80

Get to Weihai by Sea

Weihai is a harbor city, and there are more cruise ships and ports. The main ports are Weihai port, Longyan port, and Shidao Port. Among them, Weihai port is the most important one, mainly serving domestic ships, and Longyan port and Shidao Port are mainly international ports with ships to South Korea.

Weihai Port 威海港

Location: Xingang port area of Weihai port, 228 Haifu Road, Weihai Economic and Technological Development Zone, Weihai 威海市经济技术开发区海阜路228号威海港新港区

There are two ships in Weihai port. One departs from Dalian at 9:00 and arrives at Weihai at 17:00; the other ship leaves at 21:30 and arrives at Weihai at 4:00 in the morning of the next day, and the voyage is about 7-8 hours. The price of different cabin varies. The price of a third-class cabin is CNY 140-180, and that of a fourth-class cabin is about CNY 90-130.

Beijing to Weihai

Weihai Port

Get from Beijing to Weihai

Beijing is located 790 km to the northwest of Weihai. With direct flights and high-speed trains, tourists can travel between these two cities conveniently.

By Flight: From about 08:00 to 20:00, there are about 5 direct flights a day from Beijing Capital International Airport and Beijing Daxing International Airport to Weihai Airport with a duration of 1.5 hours on the flight. As the airports in Beijing and Weihai are a little far from downtown, the total time you need is much the same as a high-speed train.

By High-Speed Train: Every day, 2 high-speed trains depart from Beijing South Railway Station to Weihai Railway Station with the duration of 5.5 to 6 hours. 

By Normal Train: One normal K train runs from Beijing Railway Station to Weihai Railway Station with a duration of 15 hours. It leaves at the midnight and arrives at the noon time the next day.

Beijing to Weihai Real-Time Train Schedules

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Beijing to Weihai

Beijing South Railway Station

Get from Shanghai to Weihai

Shanghai is about 960 km to the south of Weihai. Both flights and high-speed trains are available. As it is too long a distance, traveling by flight is more recommended.

By Flight: There are over 5 direct flights a day from Shanghai Hongqiao Internation Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport to Weihai Airport with a duration of about 2 hours on the flight. Please be noted that you are advised to set aside 2 hours for security check and boarding.

By High-Speed Train: There is one high-speed trains running from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station to Weihai Railway Station with a duration of 8.5 hours. It will be a little time-consuming and exhausting for such a long trip.

Shanghai to Weihai Real-Time Train Schedules

Shanghai to Weihai

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport

Get from Yantai to Weihai

As the closest coastal city near Weihai, Yantai is only about 66km from Weihai. People always travel to Weihai after the coastal tour in Yantai and the frequent high-speed trains and highways can make your transfer fast and convenient.

By High-Speed Train: There are nearly 40 high-speed D, C, G trains running between Yantai Railway Station and Yantai South Railway Station to Weihai Railway Station and Weihai North Railway Station from about 06:30 in the morning to 22:00 at night. The duration of the bullet train is about 20 to 40 minutes.

By Private Car: It takes only about 1.5 hours by car. The private car is also an option and doesn’t take a long time or you can easily take a bus or taxi to Weihai from Yantai.

Weihai to Yantai Real-Time Train Schedules

Yantai to Weihai Real-Time Train Schedules

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Yantai to Weihai

Yantai Railway Station

Get from Qingdao to Weihai

Qingdao is an international coastal city in Shandong. People always travel to Weihai after Qingdao because they are only 260 km away (about 4 hours by car) and the frequent high-speed trains can finish the transfer conveniently.

By High-Speed Train: It takes about 1.5 to 2 hours to reach Weihai from Qingdao. There are over 10 high-speed C trains and few G trains running between Qingdao North Railway Station and Qingdao Railway Station to Weihai Railway Station from about 07:00 in the morning to 21:00 at night.

By Private Car: Private car is less recommended but it is also an option and doesn’t take that long time thanks to the well-paved highway between Qingdao and Weihai.

Qingdao to Weihai Real-Time Train Schedules

Weihai to Qingdao Real-Time Train Schedules

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Qingdao to Weihai

Qingdao Railway Station

Get from Jinan to Weihai

Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province, has convenient transportation to other prefecture cities including Weihai. They are 515 km (6 hours by car) away and taking a high-speed train is the fastest.

By High-Speed Train: There are over 30 high-speed trains every day from Jinan Railway Station, Jinan East Railway Station, Jinan West Railway Station to Weihai Railway Station and Weihai North Railway Station from about 06:00 to 18:30. The frequent schedule really facilitates tourists a lot. The duration by high-speed train is about 3.5 to 4 hours.

By Normal Train: There are 2 normal trains departing from Jinan Railway Station/Daminghu Railway Station bounding for Weihai Railway Station, and the duration by normal train is about 7.5 to 8.5 hours. 

Weihai to Jinan Real-Time Flight Schedules

Jinan to Weihai Real-Time Train Schedules

Weihai to Jinan Real-Time Train Schedules

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Jinan to Weihai

Jinan Railway Station

Get from Taian (Mount Tai) to Weihai

Taian is where sacred Mount Tai locates.It is about 585 km (7 hours by car) to the southwest of Weihai. There is no normal train to Weihai from Taian and taking a car is time-consuming. High-speed train is the most recommended traveling way.

By High-Speed Train: There are about 4 high-speed G trains every day from Taian Railway Station to Weihai Railway Station and Weihai North Railway Station. Two trains depart in the morning around 08:30 and the other two are in the afternoon. The duration by high-speed train from Taian to Weihai is about 4 to 4.5 hours. There are no normal trains running between them.

Taian to Weihai Real-Time Train Schedules

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Taian to Weihai

Taian Railway Station

Get from Qufu to Weihai

Qufu, the hometown of the great sage Confucius, is about 625 km to the southwest of Weihai. Traveling by car would be too tiring. The fast and comfortable high-speed train is the most recommended.

By High-Speed Train: There are about 8 high-speed trains every day from Qufu East Railway Station to Weihai Railway Station and Weihai North Railway Station from about 07:30 to 18:00. The fastest G train only needs 4 to 5 hours, and there is no normal trains running between Qufu and Weihai.

Qufu to Weihai Real-Time Train Schedules

Weihai to Qufu Real-Time Train Schedules

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Qufu to Weihai

Qufu East Railway Station

Travel Around in Weihai City

City Bus: There are hundreds of bus lines in Weihai, which can conveniently reach the main blocks and scenic spots in each district. The main ticket price is 1-1.5 yuan, among which bus No.4, No.7 and No.12 can reach the main scenic spots of Weihai City, and the "happy coast 幸福海岸" tourist bus is also provided (operation time: 8:30-14:00). This bus line connects Weihai's tourist wharf, grape beach bathing beach, golden beach bathing beach, and Weihai International bathing beach, providing a convenient transfer for tourists.

Taxi: It's very convenient to take a taxi in Weihai City. The starting fare of a taxi in the daytime is CNY 7 yuan within 2 kilometers, 1.5 yuan per kilometer for every another extra kilometer, and CNY 2 per kilometer for driving more than 8 kilometers. The starting fare at night time (22:00-5:00) is CNY 8 yuan within 2 kilometers. After 2km, CNY 2 per kilometer is for every another extra kilometer.

Cruise Ship: There is a special cruise ship to Liugong Island at Weihai Tourism Wharf. The sailing time is about 20 minutes, and the ticket price is about 50 yuan for a round trip. It is not recommended to buy the cruise ship ticket only. The price for Liugong Island is about CNY 138, including the transfer from Weihai to the island by sea.

Weihai Tourism Wharf 威海旅游码头

Location: 55 Haibin North Road, Huancui District, Weihai City (you can take bus No.15 or the sightseeing bus to get there) 威海市环翠区海滨北路55号

Weihai Map

Weihai Attractions Map (click to enlarge)

Weihai Tourism Wharf

Weihai Tourism Wharf

How to Plan Weihai Tour

How to Get to Weihai: You can take a bullet train or flight to Weihai from Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao, Jinan, Weihai, Yantai, Zhengzhou, etc.

Best Time to Visit Weihai: Summer and winter, you can enjoy the water fun by the sea in summer and watch thousands of swans nestling by the warm harbors in winter.

Generally, it takes about 2 days to enjoy the easternmost Weihai. Stepping on the sugar-soft beaches and bathing in the crystal-clear sea, you will immerse yourself in the beautiful Weihai International Bathing Beach and witness the history at the birthplace of the first modern Chinese navy in Liugong Island. If you have more time, visiting iconic parks and going further to the swan-filled harbor and lake, and to capture the sunrise from the very eastern end - Chengshantou. While visiting these attractions, you can have a relaxing stay by the coast and enjoy the fresh seafood.

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In fact, Weihai is always traveled with other cities in Shandong's coastline, including Qingdao and the nearby city - Yantai. It is really worthwhile to spend 2 or 3 days savoring Qingdao highlights, like Badaguan Scenic Resort, Qingdao Beer Museum, Laoshan Mountain etc., and visit beautiful Penglai Pavilion and Changyu Wine Culture Museum in Yantai.

Seascape is just a small piece of charming Shandong. If you want to add Chinese traditional culture savory into your trip, we strongly suggest you visit Mount Tai and Qufu. Mount Tai is the first UNESCO World Natural & Cultural Heritage site while Qufu is the hometown of Confucius. Spending another 2~3 days visit these two destinations will deliver you an unforgettable experience of Chinese culture discovery.

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Weihai Swans flying over the sea during the sunset Mount Tai Mount Tai, Shot by Our Customer

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Weihai International Bathing Beach
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