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9,572 Km
11 hour 50 min
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Transportation to Xiamen Airport from the City Center

Located in the south coast of Taiwan Strait Xiamen is one of the fastest growing large cities of China. The city has very good transportation opportunities. There are so many alternatives for those who would like to go to the airport from the city center.

Xiamen Airport Express

Airport express is a bus that runs only between the city and the airport, seven days a week. The first ride of the bus is at 5 am in the morning and it operates until the last flight of the day. The point of departure of Xiamen Airport Express is the bus terminal in the city center.

Public Transportation

The most preferred way to reach the airport from the city center both for the residents of the city and the tourists who are in town for business or leisure is to use public transportation; because it is  both economic and environment friendly. It is possible to reach the airport by public transportation not only from the city center, but also from several different points of the city. Buses numbered 27, 37, 41, 81, 84, 91 and L9, all goes to the airport. These buses cost 1 Yuan (CNY1) per person and operate between 6 am and 10 pm.


There about 5 thousand taxis operating in Xiamen city. It is possible to reach the airport in a comfortable and fast way from the city center by taking a taxi. Taxi service in Xiamen is much more cheaply compared to most of the tourist destinations all over the world. It would cost around 30-40 Yuan on average to reach the airport from the city center. The night tariff is valid from 11pm to 5 am in the morning; you would pay 20 per cent more compared to day tariff.

Car Rental

Renting a car in Xiamen is one of the most ideal ways to see the city and reach the airport on your flight day. There are many car rental companies in the city. If you are going to deliver the car at the airport, please note that companies like Avis, Shenzou and Henghaou have offices at the airport. These companies serve the passengers on a daily basis during the week from 9 am to 21 pm.


If you have preferred a Xiamen hotel during your stay, you might ask for a shuttle service from your hotel. Most of the hotels in Xiamen provide free or paid shuttle service to their guests. Consider this option in order to have a fast and comfortable trip to the airport from the city center.

Airport Information

Located in the north of Xiamen Island, Xiamen Gaoqi Airport is the 11th busiest airport in China in terms of passenger traffic. The airport has two terminals, T3 and T4, and is getting closed after the last flight of the day. This is why the passengers are not let to stay in the airport during the night.

Xiamen is a well-developed airport that is designed to serve many needs of its passengers.  The airport is full of restaurants where you can taste local Chinese cuisine as well as international cuisines, cafes where you can spare your time while waiting for your flight, and various stores where you can have a happy shopping experience based on “same price with the city center” principle. In addition, the airport provides other opportunities including a VIP lounge, wireless internet connection, pay phone, ATM machines, change offices, post office, tourist information desks, car rental offices and infirmary.

Last Updated: 08 Dec 2016

Transportation to Leeds City Center from Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport is located 13 km from the city center. There are a variety of transportation alternatives available to travelers. Buses are among the most preferred method of transportation because they are both easy and affordable. Those who prefer a faster and even more convenient transportation alternative should consider taking a taxi or renting a car.


The fastest way to get to Leeds city center from the airport is by taxi. The licensed taxi company that operates at the airport is Arrow Cars. It takes about 26 minutes to get to the city center from the airport by taxi. Taxis depart from the terminal exit. In addition to getting a taxi in person once you exit the terminal you can also book a taxi online, through the app, or over the phone. The company offers an executive fleet of Mercedes for those who want to upgrade to use this service. They also feature vehicles that can hold up to 8 passengers. The company does not charge any additional fees such as baggage fees.


You can get to the city center from the airport via the Flying Tiger Bus vehicles, a cooperative bus company in the city. Buses are a more economical alternative compared to other methods of transportation. Buses to the city depart from the bus stops at the terminal. These buses are equipped with free internet access and real time bus information, which make traveling to the city by bus even more convenient. Bus line 757 operates every day, running once an hour in the evenings and every 30 minutes during the day. These buses run less frequently on Sundays.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to Leeds from the airport. It is a great option to explore the beauty of the city and its surroundings.

There are various rental car companies located at the Car Rental Centre. There are free shuttle buses that provide transportation from the terminal to the Car Rental Centre. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, and Hertz. You can also return your vehicle at the airport before your departure.

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

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Which airports can I use for Xiamen-Leeds flights?

For Xiamen-Leeds flights, you can use Xiamen Gaoqi Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Leeds Bradford Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Xiamen-Leeds and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Xiamen-Leeds is 9571 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 11 hour 50 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Xiamen-Leeds flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Xiamen-Leeds flights is Monday.

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