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Transportation from port of Huangpu to downtown Guangzhou

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Transportation from port of Huangpu to downtown Guangzhou

We are on the Oceania cruise line stopping in Guangzhou for one day. The boat docks at Huangpu port. We are trying to find out options to get from the port to downtown Guangzhou. We have a guide who will meet us downtown. I have contacted one car service and the cost will be over $200 for 8 hours? Do we need a car downtown? Can we do taxis to and from the port? Any other suggestions.

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Joyce

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1. Re: Transportation from port of Huangpu to downtown Guangzhou

If I'm not mistaken Huangpu is now a container port, good for cruise line land package as you might not be able to get taxis outside the terminal (if there is any?).

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2. Re: Transportation from port of Huangpu to downtown Guangzhou

Maybe you should ask this "Guide" of yours, that is his/her job.

US$200 for 8 hours is expensive but not too far off, similar to what 5 stars hotels charges for hired cars, assuming it is a nicer car, the nicest they have are generally Audi, which is not exactly a luxury big car for most people outside China, but acceptable. For that price, it should include pickup and drop off from/to dock.

A colleague buyer of mine once went to this Huangpu area from Garden hotel in downtown(north), he said it is a very long 45 minutes ride, to the middle of nowhere.

FYI, just to compare to your US$200 a day, GZ taxi starts at 10 yuan, about $1.50, which is enough for most points in downtown, even at 20 yuan, it is $3. Downtown hotesl to airport, about 45 minutes ride, it is 100 yuan ($15).

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