CAFLL 2017 Hangzhou Conference – FAQs

The Chinese CAFLL website – both the English and Chinese portals – provides useful information about maps and directions near the vicinity of the hotel, local weather and currency exchange rates:

Maps   ~  Local Weather  ~  Currency Exchange Rates

 

FAQs and Useful Travel Tips to China

Contact information of the conference hotel:

Address: Hangzhou Lakeview Hotel, HuBin ShangQuan, Xiacheng Qu, Hangzhou Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China, 310000
杭州望湖宾馆  (中国杭州市环城西路2号 近庆春路 西湖 )Tel no. 86 571 87078888

Website: http://www.lakeviewhotelhangzhou.com/contact_us/

Taking a Taxi cab from Hangzhou Airport to Hotel (about 25 miles; fare CNY100-150)

  • Wait for a taxi at the designated taxi lane; DO NOT accept rides from unlicensed taxi cab drivers
  • Make a copy of these instructions to/from the airport and High Speed Railway Station to carry with you when hailing a cab:
Take a Taxi to Lakeview Hotel in Hangzhou and the address of Lakeview Hotel
乘坐出租车到杭州望湖酒店
中国杭州市环城西路2号Take a Taxi to Hangzhou International Airport
乘坐出租车到杭州国际机场

Take a Taxi to Hangzhou East Station (High Speed Railway Station)
乘坐出租车到杭州东站(高速火车站)

For those whose flights will be landing in Shanghai

  • Option 1: Bus to Hangzhou

The Long Distance Bus Station is located in Terminal 1 and you can buy bus tickets at the Bus Station.  Usually there is a bus going to Hangzhou every hour during the day. The Long Distance Bus Station is very difficult to find (It is a long walk from Terminal 2).  It is not recommended for those who can’t speak Chinese.

  • Option 2: High Speed Train

Most arrivals from US to Shanghai will land in Shanghai Pudong Airport. You can take either the subway or taxi to Hongjiao Train Station (about 1.5 hour). There is a train going to Hangzhou every 45 minutes so you may purchase your train ticket on arrival at the train station.

Website for you to buy the train ticket in advance, http://english.ctrip.com/trains/

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