The Shenzhen Standard “Getting Around” page is your home for getting from A to B in greater Shenzhen.
Here you can find a comprehensive guide to all the different aspects of getting around Shenzhen, including: How to pay for Transport, The Shenzhen Metro System (Subway), Ferries in and out of Shenzhen, Shenzhen Border Crossings, Shenzhen Bus System and Shenzhen Taxis.
If you feel we have missed anything, or you need to ask a question we have not answered, please email us and we will find out and add it to the page. Alternatively you can call Shenzhen’s new English Tourism Hotline at:
Paying for Transportation
Choose which method of payment you want to know about.
The Shenzhen Metro is an important means of public transport in Shenzhen. The following links cover all the important things you need to know about the Shenzhen Metro. If you feel we have not covered a particular topic, please email us and let us know.
Ferry to Hong Kong / Macau / Zhuhai / Airport
The following pages contain schedules, prices and information about terminals:
Shenzhen Border Crossings
Shenzhen has 6 Border Crossings, each serving different purposes and suburbs:
Shenzhen Bay Border Crossing
In Shenzhen, the buses are not very “non chinese speaking” friendly, but we endevour to decode this maze of Bus routes. Perhaps we will just provide you with the key Routes
How to get from Louhu to Shekou and back again
How to get from Futian to Shekou and back again
How to catch inter city and inter provincial buses.
Shenzhen has 3 different taxis which service different parts of Shenzhen. Some can move freely and some are restricted to specific zones. There are 2 zones in Shenzhen, Inside the Special economic Zone and outside the Special Economic Zone. Below you can find out about these taxis, also their relevant fares and how to deal with bad servie or complaints.