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New timetable for ferries between Xiamen and Gulangyu Island

Updated: 2014-11-10
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The route for ferries between Xiamen and Gulangyu Island has been adjusted and a new timetable has been put into place from October 20th, 2014.

The ferry routes for local residents and tourists have been totally separated in an effort to divert excessive passenger flow to the scenic island.

A round-trip ticket for local residents costs RMB 8 and residents can depart from the Lundu Ferry Terminal, No.1 Port Terminal, and Songyu Wharf in Haicang District.
 
There are 3 kinds of round-trip tickets for tourists which range in price from RMB 30 to RMB 50. Tourists can depart from the International Cruise Terminal in Dongdu or Songyu Wharf in Haicang district.

The timetables are divided into 2 parts, summer (from July 1st to September 30th) and winter (from October 1st to May 31st).
 
Timetable for tourists:
 
1)  During daytime
 
International Cruise Terminal -Neicuo’ao Wharf
Ferry departs every 20 minutes
Round-trip ticket price: RMB 50
 
 
International Cruise Terminal to Neicuoao Wharf
 
Neicuoao Wharf to International Cruise Terminal
 
The first ferry:
7:20 
7:30 
The last ferry:
17:20 (winter)
18:20 (summer) 
17:30 (winter)
18:30 (summer) 
 
International Cruise Terminal - Sanqiutian Wharf
Ferry departs every 20 minutes
Round-trip ticket price: RMB 35
 
 
International Cruise Terminal to Sanqiutian Wharf
 
Sanqiutian Wharf to International Cruise Terminal
 
The first ferry:
7:10 
7:20 
The last ferry:
17:30 (winter)
18:30 (summer) 
17:40 (winter)
18:40 (summer) 
 
Neicuo’ao Wharf - Songyu Wharf (Haicang)
Round-trip ticket price: RMB 30 
  

  
 
2)       During the nighttme
 
Tourists can only depart from Hall No.2 of the Xiamen Lundu Ferry Terminal during the night.
 
Lundu Ferry Terminal - Sanqiutian Wharf (before midnight)
Round-trip ticket price: RMB 35
 
 
Lundu Ferry Terminal to Sanqiutian Wharf
 
Sanqiutian Wharf to Lundu Ferry Terminal
 
The first ferry:
17:50 (winter)
18:50 (summer) 
 
18:00 (winter)
19:00 (summer) 
Departure schedule
Before 20:50:
A ferry every 20 minutes
 
Between 21:15-23:45:
A ferry every 30 minutes
Between 19:00-21:00:
A ferry every 20 minutes
 
Between 21:00-00:00:
A ferry every 30 minutes
 
Tourists can also depart from Hall No.2 at Lundu Ferry Terminal after midnight
 
Lundu Ferry Terminal - Sanqiutian Wharf (after midnight)
Round-trip ticket price: RMB 35
 
 
Lundu Ferry Terminal to Sanqiutian Wharf
 
Sanqiutian Wharf to Lundu Ferry Terminal
 
The Last ferry:
06:30
07:00 
Departure schedule
Between 00:15-6:15
A ferry every hour
Between 00:30-06:30:
A ferry every hour
 
Ticket price for a tour around Gulangyu (no landing) is RMB 30. Tourists can also board the ferry from Hall No.2 at the International Cruise Terminal.
 
 
Ferry sailing around Gulangyu Island(no landing)
The First ferry:
07:40
The Last ferry:
17:00(winter)
17:20(summer)
Departure schedule
Between 08:00-09:00:
A ferry every 30 minutes
Between 09:00-17:00:
A ferry every 20 minutes
 
Time table for local residents:
 
Ticket prices will remain unchanged (RMB 8) for local residents who have season tickets/monthly tickets or buy the ticket with their ID cards or social insurance cards, and non-residents who buy with their social insurance cards.

The No.1 Port Terminal and No.1 Hall at Lundu Ferry Terminal are only open to local residents. Other wharfs are also open to locals and tickets for locals who have the relevant certificates are still RMB 8
.
 
Lundu Ferry Terminal - Gulangyu Piano wharf (for local residents)
 
 
Lundu Ferry Terminal to Gulangyu Piano wharf
 
Gulangyu Piano wharf to Lundu Ferry Terminal
The First ferry:
05:45
05:30
The Last ferry:
00:30
00:00
Departure schedule
Between 05:45-07:30:
A ferry every 15 minutes
 
Between 07:30-09:00:
A ferry every 10 minutes
 
Between 09:00-17:20:
A ferry every 20 minutes
 
Between 17:20-18:30:
A ferry every 10 minutes
 
Between 18:45-21:00:
A ferry every 15 minutes
 
Between 21:00-23:40:
A ferry every 20 minutes
Between 06:00-07:30:
A ferry every 15 minutes
 
Between 07:30-09:10:
A ferry every 10 minutes
 
Between 09:10-17:10:
A ferry every 20 minutes
 
Between 17:10-18:30:
A ferry every 10 minutes
 
Between 18:30-21:00:
A ferry every 15 minutes
 
Between 21:10-23:30:
A ferry every 20 minutes
 
No.1 Port Terminal- Neicuo’ao Wharf
 
 
No.1 Port Terminal to Neicuo’ao Wharf
Neicuo’ao Wharf to No.1 Port Terminal
The First ferry:
07:00
07:40
The Last ferry:
17:40(winter)
18:00(summer)
17:40(winter)
18:40(summer)
Departure schedule
From 07:00-17:00
A ferry every hour
A ferry every hour
 
There are also ferries available after midnight for locals.
 
Lundu Ferry Terminal - Gulangyu Piano wharf
A ferry every hour
One-way ticket price: RMB 5
 
 
Lundu Ferry Terminal to Gulangyu Piano wharf
 
Gulangyu Piano wharf to Lundu Ferry Terminal
The First ferry:
01:00
00:45
The Last ferry:
05:00
04:45
 
Notes
 
1)  There is a public transport routes between No.1 Port Terminal and Songyu Wharf (Haicang) which is open to all passengers. The ticket price for this route is RMB 2.
 
 
No.1 Port Terminal to Songyu Wharf (Haicang)
 
Songyu Wharf (Haicang)  to No.1 Port Terminal
The First ferry:
07:30
07:10
The Last ferry:
17:30(winter)
18:10(summer)
17:10(winter)
18:30(summer)
Departure schedule
A ferry every hour
A ferry every hour
 
2)  The ticket, ID, and passenger should be consistent
 
The Real-name System will be implemented, that means only passengers who hold consistent ticket and ID information can board the ferry. Residents should show their original certificate and ticket when boarding, and passengers who hold other’s certificate or ticket or refuse to show them will not be allowed to enter.
 
3)       Tickets will be unavailable in following conditions:
 
a. If the ticket has a boarding record at Gulangyu Piano wharf and Neicuo’ao Wharf, it will no longer be available to use no matter whether it has the boarding record at Lundu Ferry Terminal & No.1 Port Terminal or not.
  
b. if the ticket has a boarding record at Lundu Ferry Terminal & No.1 Port Terminal but has no record at Gulangyu Piano wharf and Neicuo’ao Wharf, the ticket will be no longer be available to use even if a person with the same ID or social insurance card has bought a new one.
 
Online reservation: http://e.gly.cn/login.do
Hotline: Ferry Boat Company (Xiamen) 0592-20234930592-2053370
        International Cruise Terminal 0592-2022516
  
SOURCE: WOX Team
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