Yiwu, which is situated in the east of Zhejiang Province of China, is the capital of the province and is a trade and tourism city, which is categorized as a small county according to the national standards. However, even though Yiwu is a small city, it is a well-known city in the world. The city is the largest trade center in China and the world and is also known as 'International Trade City'. Yiwu was founded in 222 B.C. during the Qin Dynasty. The city was named as 'Yiwu' in 624 A.D. and it has begun to grow in commercial terms since the 1700s. Yiwu became the largest center of the daily goods market in the world thanks to reform and overseas expansion activities in 1982. The indispensable products of daily life such as toys, textile, handicrafts, jewelry, bags, hardware, cosmetics, cleaning, electronics, household appliances, housewares and so on are produced in the factories located in this city and then sold at very affordable prices at Yiwu Trade Center.
60% of Christmas products, which are sold in the global market, are produced and put up for sale in Yiwu. About 600 factories in the city, which is also known as the 'Christmas Village' of China, only produce Christmas ornaments. The Yiwu market was declared by the United Nations as the "world's largest everyday commodity market" in 2005. The total market area of the city covers 2 million 500 thousand square meters. Fituan and Huangyuan are the most famous places in the market, which has been divided into five regions. Although Yiwu seems to be only a large world market and economy city, it has also made a great progress as a tourist destination as well.
Xiuhu Lake, Songpu Hill, Yiwu Museum, Yiwu Paradise, Chouzhou and Jiangbin parks, Ocean World and Binwang Bridge are the main tourist attractions in the city. A hot and temperate climate is effective in Yiwu and the city receives a considerable amount of rainfall throughout the year. Yiwu Airport is located 5.5 kilometers northwest of the city.
When you land at Yiwu Airport, which is 5.5 kilometer from Yiwu city center, you can use city buses as well as taxi or car rental alternatives to get to the city center. You will encounter numerous bus and taxi stops when you step out of the airport terminal. For a more comfortable transport you can rent your own car. You are likely to reach in Yiwu city center within a maximum of 15-20 minutes whichever mean of transportation you choose.
Buses that go directly to the city center from Yiwu Airport depart from bus stops outside the terminal, and serve on a frequent daily basis. You can get your bus ticket from the pay-desks or ticket vending machines for only 2 Chinese Yuan, as of 2016. If you take the bus 102 that goes till Yiwu Binwang Hotel in city center you would reach Yiwu city center in no more than 22 minutes..
One of the most affordable and shortest ways to reach Yiwu city center from Yiwu Airport is to take a taxi. The taxis, which are also incredibly popular in the city, are ready for your service outside the terminal on a 24/7 basis. You only need to give the driver the details of your destination. The taxis that operate at the airport are more affordable than others, and the average fare of reaching the city center from the airport would be 35-45 Chinese Yuan. Once you take a taxi, you would reach Yiwu city center in 7-8 minutes.
Renting a car would be economically beneficial for you, if you are going to stay in Yiwu city for more than 3-4 days. In order to rent your car from the airport, you need to do a little research before your arrival. In this way, you can rent your car in minutes with your international driver's license and pre-reservation, and reach Yiwu city center in 5-6 minutes.Last Updated: 12 Dec 2016
Wingie directly gathers and compares instant data of all airlines that have flights from your preferred departure point to your Yiwu destination. You can see all Yiwu flights together for the date you are looking for and choose the most suitable flight ticket.
Yiwu flights are organized to Yiwu Airport, Yiwu Railway Station.
London-Yiwu 11 hour 30 minutes.