Dunhuang Taxi: Dunhuang Taxi Fares, Tips and Phones

Plan your Dunhuang tour? Located at the northwest end of the Gansu Province, Dunhuang is a renowned tourist city famous for the Magao Grottoes.

Dunhuang Tourist Map
Dunhuang Tourist Map

Generally it is very convenient to use the local taxi service for your train or airport transfer in Dunhuang  as well as for your destination transfer. But very often local cab drivers are reluctant to use meters. Instead they charge their service at negotiated rates or widely accpeted rates.

Taxi Models in Dunhuang
Xiali and Santana are the mainly models of taxi in Dunhuang.

Dunhuang Taxi Fares:
•RMB 5 within 2 kilometer
•RMB 1 for each extra kilometer
•RMB 10 within 2 km
•RMB 1.2 for each extra km

Dunhuang Taxi Company Bookings
If you need to book a taxi, please make the call as following which are the companies with the longest history in Dunhuang:
•Dunhuang Traveling Taxi Company Add: 0937-8827968

Hailing a Dunhuang City Taxi
•There are man taxies driving around the city, or parking at the airport, bus station, hotels and historic sights.

Dunhuang Taxi rider’s rights
As a taxi rider, you have the rights below:
Direct drive to your destination and no compulsory car pooling
Go to any destination in and beyond Dunhuang
Your car driver knows the streets in Dunhuang and the way to major destinations in Dunhuang;
Your driver should know and abide by all traffic laws;
Air-conditioning on demand;
A radio-free trip;
No Smoking
A clean passenger seat area;
A clean trunk
A driver uses the horn only when necessary to warn of danger;
No Tip

Dunhuang Taxi Stands
There is no taxi stands in Dunhuang city. People are used to hailing a taxi anywhere they feel safe and convenient.

Dunhuang Taxi Complaints
If you have any problem with a taxi in Dunhuang, please contact the following:
•Dunhuang Price Bureau: 0937-8822341

Dunhuang Taxi Useful Information
• Bargaining with the cab driver because drivers are not willing to use meters
•Dunhuang Downtown –the Mogao Grottoes: around RMB100
•Dunhuang Airport – Dunhuang Downtown: RMB30
•Dunhuang Echoing – Sand Dune -Dunhuang Downtown:RMB40
•Dunhuang Railway Station – Dnhuang Echoing: RMB 20

Tip:  Hassle-free Dunhuang Guided Tours
If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours,  here are some options for Dunhuang Guided Tours:

Dunhuang Highlight Day Tour    from US$ 119 p/p
Dunhuang Excursion Day Tour   from US$ 89 p/p
Dunhuang 4 Day Tour  from US$ 159 p/p

Further Readings

How to get to Dunhuang
Dunhuang Trip
Top 10 Places in Gansu

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