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As a national transportation hub, Wuhan offers very convenient transportation for all attendees from the world.
At present, there are more than 35 airlines in the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport. They operate about 170 air routes, including 53 international ones. The airport serves flights to 72 domestic cities and 47 international cities and areas. There are several direct flights from American, European and other Asian cities to Wuhan. In China, it just takes about 90min to fly from Beijing Airport, Shanghai Airport or Hong Kong Airport to Wuhan located in central China.
Passengers from 53 countries, such as USA, Russia, United Kingdom, France, Japan, South Korea and Singapore, can enjoy up to 144 hours free transit when they take an international transfer at the Tianhe International Airport.
It is easier to take a train from/to Wuhan in China. Trains travel between Wuhan and the cities within Hubei Province, as well as most major cities in China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Xi’an, Chongqing, Chengdu and Nanchang. The operation of high speed trains between Wuhan and Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Hongkong makes the city a widely recognized transportation hub, especially the high speed trains to Guangzhou and Hongkong, whose duration time is only 4 hours and 4.5 hours.
Currently, there are three major railway stations for passengers in Wuhan: Wuhan Railway Station, Wuchang Railway Station, and Hankou Railway Station; especially, Wuhan Railway Station mainly operates the high speed trains and it is reputed as the world’s most beautiful railway station, resembling a flying crane.