Citizens from countries which are listed in the 144-hour Visa-Exemption Transit Policy can transfer in China via any of the following ports of entry including Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport, Wutong Port, or Xiamen International Cruise Terminal without Chinese visas by supplying their own valid international travel documents and onward flight/vessel/train tickets to a third country (region) with confirmed date and seat within 144 hours upon their arrival. After having successfully applied for 144-hour visa-exemption transit at one of the above-listed ports of entry, transit passengers are allowed to stay within the restricted administration precinct of Xiamen City only.
Citizens from the following countries can apply for 144-hour visa-exemption transit. These countries are: Albania, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia ,South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The principality of Monaco, The republic of Belarus, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Temporary entry foreigners are not allowed to overstay the time limit and area remarked on the temporary entry permit。Violators should be subject to penalty for illegal stay.
Residence registrations are compulsory. Those who do not stay in hotels shall, within 24 hours upon arrival, go through residence registration formalities with the public security organs in the places of residence. A warning shall be given, and a fine of not more than RMB 2,000 yuan may also be imposed on violators according to relevant law and regulation of China.
Those who have to stay over the approved time limit due to force majeure should apply to the local exit-entry administration bureau for a relevant permit.(Add: # 64-1 Zhenghai Road Siming District of Xiamen, Tel:0592-2262203)
Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport has become an important regional aviation hub in southeast coast of China. It has two terminal buildings, T3 and T4, and has formed the aviation network covering all major cities in the mainland and Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan (Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung), and connecting Southeast Asia (Manila, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok, Siem Reap, Jakarta, Bali, Angkor), Northeast Asia (Seoul, Cheju, Tokyo, Osaka, Cebu) and linking three continents including Europe (Amsterdam), America (Vancouver, Seattle) and Australia (Sydney, Melbourne). At present, Xiamen Airport has been open to the air traffic to 109 cities with 83 domestic cities, 20 foreign cities and 6 regions; 182 domestic and overseas air routes with 145 domestic air routes and 37 overseas and regional air routes; 40 airlines with 25 domestic airlines and 15 overseas airlines.
Transportation: Xiamen Airport has convenient traffic. In addition to bus and taxi, it has several airport express lines to and fro the Ferry Pier, Xiamen North Railway Station, Wutong Pier, Dongdu Pier, Wucun Bus Station, Zeng Cuo'an, Zhangzhou and Haicang. Waiting place: T3 Terminal Building: waiting room of airport express line (80 meters to the west side of No.7 Gate on the domestic arrival level); T4 Terminal Building: waiting place of airport express line (on the opposite of No.5 Gate on the domestic arrival level). For detailed information, please call: 0592- 5708275.
Xiamen is a railway hub city in southeast coast of China and has two stations, Xiamen Railway Station and Xiamen North Railway Station. Passengers can take the bullet train or high- speed train to and fro Shenzhen, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Beijing and other domestic major cities and cities in Fujian Province in "Hangzhou- Shenzhen Line", "Longyan- Xiamen Line", "Xiangtang- Putian Line" and other lines. Passengers can buy the tickets on www.12306.cn.
Xiamen roundabout sightseeing bus is the fastest and relatively comfortable method to understand Xiamen. It starts from Jinyuan Building at Hubin South Road, travels around Xiamen Island in about one hour, passing by Island Ring Road with beatiful landscape, and many famous tourist attractions of Xiamen such as Xiamen University, Huli Mountain Fortress, Island Ring Road, Zengcuo'an, International Conference and Exhibition Center, Guanyin Mountain Resort and Wuyuan Bay.
The public transportation network of Xiamen is developed with reasonable station coverage and low price. There are bus routes to and fro most tourist attractions in Xiamen. In addition to the bus, Xiamen has 6 BRT routes which can quickly arrive at the destination. The detailed bus routes can be refered on "My Bus", "Bus" and other mobile APP or by calling 0592- 968828.
Xiamen has small area but has many taxies. Taking a taxi to visit different tourist attractions is a kind of economical, fast and convenient means of transportation. Reservation call for ordinary taxi: 0592- 5320000; on- call taxi phone: 968890. In addition, Shenzhou Zhuanche and Didi Chuxing are also popular in Xiamen.
Xiamen is a city suitable for slow traveling and many roads have bicycle lanes. In addition to the public bicycle, ofo bicycle, Mobike, hello bicycle, Xiaobai bicycle are also availabe for tourists to cycle in Xiamen.
|Xiamen Hangjin Transportation Co., Ltd.||Xiamen Fengdu Car Service Co., Ltd.|
|Xiamen Xinlei Car Service Co., Ltd.||Xiamen Xinlong Car Rental Co., Ltd.|
|Xiamen Junlai Trade Co., Ltd.||Xiamen Donghuixin Car Service Co., Ltd.|
|Name of enterprises||Address||Phone|
|Guolv Traveling Transportation Co., Ltd.||No.187, Tatou Community,Huangcuo||0592-5962669|
|Xinglv Vehicle Transportation Co., Ltd||No.98-20, Dongpu Road||0592-5192244|
|Guangda Traveling Transportation Co., Ltd.||No.2687-13,Island Ring South Road||0592-5890821|
|Quanfazhan Traveling Transportation Co., Ltd.||No.13-6, 7, 8, 9, Wanshou Road||0592-5817589|
|Century Holiday Traveling Transportation Co., Ltd.||Room 202, Floor 2, No.140,North Section, Douxi||0592-5143101|
|Special Transportation International Travel Agency Co., Ltd.||Floor 4, Jinyuan Building,No.57, Hubin South Road||0592-2201244|
|Haikuotiankong Traveling Transportation Co., Ltd.||Room 1205, Block B,Xinhong Building,No.31, Xinglong Road||0592-5670775|
|Xiamen Airlines International Travel Agency Co., Ltd.||No.22, Dailiao Road||0592-5739280|
|Fangyang Traveling Transportation Co., Ltd.||Room 1006, Lianfeng Building,No.409, Lianqian East Road||0592-2105330|
|Hangkai Traveling Transportation Co., Ltd.||Building 8, East Zone,No.95, Huguang Road||0592-5882093|
|Business scope:interprovincial (tourism) chartered bus transport|
|Name of service stations||Address|
|Guanyin Mountain Headquarters Service Station||No.10, Dreamland Coast,Guanyin Mountain,Island Ring East Road|
|Xiamen University West Village Service Station||On the opposite of the west gate of Xiamen University,Yanwu Road, Siming District|
|Cruise Center Service Station||Beside No.9 Gate, Floor 2, Dongdu Cruise Pier, Huli District|
|Heping Pier Service Station||No.117, First Floor, Heping Pier, No.3,Lujiang Avenue, Siming District|
|Tatou Service Station||Entrance of Tatou, Island Ring Road, Siming District|
|Huli Mountain Service Station||Entrance of Huli Mountain Fortress,Island Ring Road, Siming District|
|Songyu Service Station||Songyu Pier, Haicang District|
|Name of service stations||Address|
|Xiamen Railway North Station Consulting Service Center||Exit of the arrival level,Xiamen North Railway Station|
|Dongdu Cruise Pier Consulting Service Center||No.5 Gate, Dongdu International Cruise Center|
|Airport T3 Terminal Building Consulting Service Center||Exit of the domestic arrival hall of T3 Terminal Building|
|Airport T4 Terminal Building Consulting Service Center||Exit of the arrival hall of T4 Terminal Building|
|Tong'an Consulting Service Center||On the opposite of Fantian Temple, Tong'an District|
|Xiamen travel consultation: 968118/114||Travel complaint: 5318985|
|Consumer complaint: 12315||Railway Station passenger transportation inquiry: 2038888|
|Train ticket telphone booking: 95105105||Long- distance passenger transportation inquiry: 2215238|
|Airport inquiry: 96363||Ferry company: 2023493|
|Wutong Pier: 3216666||Taxi calling: 5320000|
|On-call taxi: 968890||Taxi complaint: 5615610|
|Bus customer service: 968828||Mayor special telephone line:968123|
|Inquiry hotline: 114||Price complaint: 12358|
|(Please add the area code 0592 when making relevant phones by foreign tourists)|