Travel to Puning and find hotel in Liusha, Puning
Q: I am travelling from Guangzhou to Liusha town in Puning City. What are the alternative ways to travel there, how long will it take and what are the costs please. I also need some hotel information in Liusha town - 3 and 4 star, please. Thanks very much.
The east way to travel from Guangzhou to Puning would be by long distance coach. You should be able to find Puning-bound buses at Guangdong Sheng Qiche Keyun Zhan (Guangdong Provincial Passenger Transportation Bus Station). Or Guangyuan Keyun Zhan (Guangyuan Passenger Transportation Station. The former station is located at No. 145 Huanshi Xi Lu (West Beltway); phone 020-86661297. The latter station is located No. 283 Guangyuan Zhong Lu (Guangyuan Middle Road); this is also on the Beltway, the northern section of the Beltway, close to where the Beltway and the Airport Freeway intersects; phone 020-86379888. You may also find Puning-bound buses at other long distance bus stations, such as Tianhe Keyuan Zhan.
The distance between Guangzhou and Puning is approximately 370 km. Bus ride time is about 4.5 hours. Bus fare is around 120 yuan.
Puning is a county-level city, administered by Jieyang City. The seat of the Puning government is Liusha Town, so when you're going to Puning, you're going to Liusha. You may want to find a bus that goes to Puning directly do not make a lot of local stops. There should be bus departures from the morning to the evening, but of course you may not want to arrive late at night.
There is railway connection between Guangzhou and Jieyang but train time between the two cities is 7 to 8 hours, plus you still need to make your way from Jieyang to Puning.
There are flights from Guangzhou (and Hong Kong) to Shantou Waisha Airport, but the airport is about two hours away from Puning.
As for hotels in Liusha, Puning, among your choices are the following.
Jinye Dasha (Jinye Plaza), No. 1, Binhe Lu (Binhe Road); Phone 0663-2236889.
Weinasi Da Jiudian (Venus Hotel), Liusha Dadao Dong Duan (Liusha Ave Eastern Section); phone 0663-2814889.
Tiantian Yugang Da Jiudian (Everyday Fishing Port Hotel), Huancheng Nan Lu Zhongduan (South Beltway Middle Section); phone 0663-2168888.
Not too sure about star level of these hotels but they seem charge around 150-300 yuan a night, they so should not be too bad. In any event, Puning is a small place...