There are 6 ways to get from Qingdao to Dalian by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Qingdao (TAO) to Dalian (DLC) TAO - DLC

$64 - $84

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Train  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Qingdao North to Tianjin West G1248 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tianjin West to Dalian North Beijing-Dalian / ...

$96 - $122

Bus, car ferry  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Qingdao to Yantai
  2. Take the car ferry from Yantai Port to Dalian Harbour

$68

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Qingdao to Gaomi
  2. Take the train from Gaomi Station to Yantai
  3. Take the car ferry from Yantai Port to Dalian Harbour

$82 - $93

Bus  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Qingdao to Jinan
  2. Take the bus from Jinan to Jianshejie terminal

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Qingdao to Yantai Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Yantai Port to Dalian Harbour

$76 - $86

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Qingdao to Dalian. However, there are services departing from Qingdao and arriving at Jianshejie terminal via Jinan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 16 min.

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The distance between Qingdao and Dalian is 334 km.

The best way to get from Qingdao to Dalian without a car is to train which takes 10 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Qingdao to Dalian, including transfers.

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Qingdao to Dalian bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Qingdao station.

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The best way to get from Qingdao to Dalian is to fly which takes 3 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 14 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Qingdao Airport to Dalian Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Qingdao to Dalian bus services, operated by Dalian Bus, arrive at Jianshejie terminal station.

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Air China, China Eastern Airlines, Scoot Tigerair and two other airlines offer flights from Qingdao Airport to Dalian Airport.

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There are 304+ hotels available in Dalian. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Qingdao to Dalian.
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  • Distance: 209 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

What companies run services between Qingdao, China and Dalian, China?

China Southern Airlines, Shandong Airlines and three other airlines fly from Qingdao to Dalian every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Qingdao to Dalian via Qingdao North, Tianjin West, Tianjin West, and Dalian North in around 10 h 38 min.

Airlines
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Qingdao to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Qingdao to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Qingdao to Dalian
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Qingdao to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Qingdao to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$17 - $140
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Qingdao North to Tianjin West
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $55
1st Class Seat
$75 - $85
Business Class Seat
$140 - $170
Train from Tianjin West to Dalian North
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $65
1st Class Seat
$90 - $110
Business Class Seat
$170 - $210
Train from Qingdao to Gaomi
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $13
1st Class Seat
$17 - $19
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Train from Gaomi Station to Yantai
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$20 - $23
1st Class Seat
$31 - $36
Business Class Seat
$60 - $75
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Qingdao to Gaomi Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$6 - $9
1st Class Seat
$5 - $8
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Qingdao to Yantai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Qingdao to Jinan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Jinan to Jianshejie terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Ferry operators
Dalian Yantai Ferry
Website
dlpazl.com
Car ferry from Yantai Port to Dalian Harbour
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
dlpazl.com

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The best way to get from Qingdao to Qingdao Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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