Shenyang Taoxian International Airport (SHE) is a large transportation hub in northeast China. Speedway connects downtown and the airport, which makes the transportation rather convenient. Airlines here can reach multi-domestic and international cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guilin, Harbin, Guangzhou, Shenzhen as well as South Korea and Japan.
There are more than 3,000 city buses running on over 140 lines in Shenyang. They can reach almost every place in Shenhe District, Huanggu District, Tiexi District, Heping District and Dadong District. The ticket fare is CNY1 for big city buses without conductors; the ticket fare for mini-buses with conductors depends on the number of stops you have to take.
Shenyang is favored with a very good public transportation system. According to the statistics, there are 193 taxi companies in the city at present, with a total of 170,000 in operation. Except those air-conditioned taxies (CNY8 for the first three kilometers (about 1.9 miles)), the usual price for a taxi is CNY7 for the first three kilometers. An additional charge of CNY1 for every 600 meters (about 656.2 yards) is charged for both air conditioned and non-air conditioned taxies.