Qingdao Metro

<p><strong>Qingdao Metro</strong></p>
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<p>Qingdao Metro is the subway system of <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qingdao">Qingdao</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shandong">Shandong</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/China">China</a>. In November 2009, construction of the first line: Line 3 started. Line 3 was fully operational on December 18, 2016, covering the northern and southern part of <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qingdao">Qingdao</a>.</p>
<p>In 2012, the construction of Line 2 began and was operational on December 10, 2017.</p>
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<p><strong>Cost</strong></p>
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<p><strong>Cost</strong></p>
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<p>First 5 KM</p>
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<p>CNY2</p>
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<p>5 -10 KM</p>
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<p>CNY3</p>
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<p>10-17 KM</p>
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<p>CNY4</p>
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<p>17-27KM</p>
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<p>CNY5</p>
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<p><strong>Note: Fare rates vary depending on the distance. There is an additional CNY 1 for every 20 KM increment over 38 KM</strong></p>
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<p><strong>Operating hours</strong></p>
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<p><strong>Line 2</strong></p>
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<p><strong>Station</strong></p>
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<p><strong>Hours of Operation</strong></p>
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<p>Licungongyuan</p>
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<p>06:04 to 22:36</p>
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<p>Zhiquanlu</p>
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<p>06:23 to 22:55</p>
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<p><strong>Line 3</strong></p>
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<p>All Stations</p>
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<p>06:15 to 21:30</p>
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<p><strong>Line 11</strong></p>
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<p>All Stations</p>
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<p>6:30 to 22:00</p>
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<p><strong>Line 13</strong></p>
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<p>All Stations</p>
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<p>06:15-22:00</p>
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<p><strong>How/where to buy tickets</strong></p>
<p>Transportation cards are available at the airport, train stations, and bus stations.</p>
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<p><strong>Connections to train stations/airports</strong></p>
<p><strong>&nbsp;Line 2:</strong> Line 2 has 18 stations that connect Licungongyuan and Zhiquanlu.</p>
<p><strong>Line 3:</strong> Line 3 has 22 stations that connect North Railway Station and Qingdao Railway Station</p>
<p><strong>Line 11:</strong> Line 11 has 22 stations that connect Qingshan and Miaolinglu</p>
<p><strong>Line 13:</strong> Line 13 has 21 stations that connect Jialingjianglu and &nbsp;Dongjiakou Railway Station</p>
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<p><strong>Major tourist landmarks of the city near stations</strong></p>
<p><strong>Line 2:</strong> Line 2 stations makes it easy to explore beautiful sceneries like <a href="https://www.travelchinaguide.com/attraction/shandong/qingdao/zhongshan-park.htm">Zhongshan Park</a>, Old Stone Man Beach, <a href="https://www.travelchinaguide.com/attraction/shandong/qingdao/zhan_bridge.htm#1">May 4th&nbsp;Square</a>, and Haichang Polar Ocean Park.&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Line 3:</strong> Line 3 is near some famous tourist destinations in the area namely <a href="https://www.travelchinaguide.com/attraction/shandong/qingdao/seaside.htm">Seashore Scenic Area</a>, <a href="https://www.travelchinaguide.com/attraction/shandong/qingdao/zhongshan-park.htm">Zhongshan Park</a>, and <a href="https://www.travelchinaguide.com/attraction/shandong/qingdao/number-one-bathing-beach.htm">Number One Bathing Beach</a>.&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Line 11: </strong>Line 11 is in the vicinity of some of the famous universities like Ocean University of China and Qingdao University of Science and Technology</p>
<p><strong>Line 13:</strong> Line is near Qingdao Development Zone, Qingdao Central Area, Huangdao District, Lingshan Bay Film &amp; Television Culture Industry Area, Dongjiakou Economic Zone, and Guzhenkou Innovation Demonstration Zone.</p>
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<p><strong>Other major stations of note</strong></p>
<p><strong>Some stations on Line 2 and 11 will allow transfers to different lines.</strong></p>
<p><strong>Line 2:</strong> Wusiguangchang &amp; Licun: Transfer with&nbsp;<a href="https://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/shandong/qingdao/subway/line3.htm">Line 3</a><br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Miaolinglu: Transfer with&nbsp;<a href="https://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/shandong/qingdao/metro-line11.htm">Line 11</a></p>
<p><strong>Line 11:</strong> Shiboyuan &amp; Miaolinglu: Transfer with&nbsp;Line 2<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Zhangcun: Transfer with Line 4</p>
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<p><strong>Future development plans</strong></p>
<p>Here are some future stations on metro line 3</p>
<p>-Beizhan will have a transfer in line 1<br /> -Licun and Wusiguangchang will have a transfer in&nbsp;<a href="https://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/shandong/qingdao/metro-line2.htm">line 2</a></p>
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<p><strong>Any other interesting/useful info</strong></p>
<p>The lines at the Qingdao Metro are represented by color for easy identification.</p>
<p><strong>Metro Line 2:</strong> Red&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Metro Line 3:</strong> Light Blue&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Metro Line 11</strong>: Dark Blue&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Metro Line 13</strong>:&nbsp;Green&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

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