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Datong Taxi: Datong Taxi Fares, Tips and Phone

Thursday, December 9th, 2010
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Plan your Datong tour? Taking a taxi going around Datong is a good way to visit the sightes in Datong. There are more than 6,000 taxis now running in the streets of Datong City and suburbs. Basically, it is quite easy for you to hail a taxi on the streets in Datong.

If you want to renta car with driver traveling around Datong, please check out the link: Datong Car Rental.

Taxi Models in Datong

The types of taxi in Datong are Rio, Xiali, Lingyang.i, Jetta, Fukang, Santan and Qirui in Datong.

Qirui Taxi in Datong

Datong Taxi Fares:
A different fare is charged for each additional km according to different types of car in Datong.
• The minimum fare is RMB6 for the first 3km
   For Rio, Xiali and Lingyang
• RMB1.2 per additional km during 06:00-22:00
• RMB1.8 per additional km during 22:00-06:00
  For Jetta, Fukang and Santana
• RMB1.4 per additional km during 06:00-22:00

• RMB2.1 per additional km during 22:00-06:00

Taxi calls in Datong
Datong Jiulong Taxi Company  Tel:0352-5025588

Datong Leifeng Motorcade     Tel: 0352-8885638
Datong Yungang Taxi Company  Tel: 0352-2052642

Datong Jiulong Taxi Company  Tel: 0352-5033888

Hailing a Datong City Taxi

·The best places to hail a taxi is near the Station, Scenic Spots, Hotel.

·It is very easy to hail a taxi on the streets. People prefer to hail a taxi near a bus stop instead of those taxi stands.

Datong 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 Datong
Your car driver knows the streets in Datong and the way to major destinations in Datong.
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 Tipping
Datong Taxi Stands

There are no particular taxi stands in Datong. People just hail a taxi anywhere it is safe.

Datong Taxi Complaints

If you have any problem with a taxi in Datong, please contact the following:
Datong Public Carriage Office
Tel: 0352-2022322 
Datong Taxi Useful Information
•A maximum of four passengers a taxi;
•4 passenger limit.
•It is always more difficult to get a cab when it’s raining or during peak hours.

•If you want to call for a ride (rather than hail a cab) you will need to contact a taxi company in advance.

Estimated taxi fares for the often used taxi service:

Datong – Wutaishan (Taihuai Town): Approx. RMB 600 (330km)
Datong Railway Station  – Downtown: Approx.RMB 15

Datong downtown – Yungang Grottos: Approx. RMB 50

Tip:  Hassle-free Datong 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 Datong guided tours:

Datong Great Wall Hike Day Tour  from US$105 p/p
Datong Great Wall Hike 2 Day Tour  from US$195 p/p
Datong Great Wall Hike 3 Day Tour  from US$290 p/p

Datong City Highlight Day Tour  from US$ 90 p/p
Datong One Day Excursion Tour  from US$ 90 p/p
Datong 2 Day Private Tour Packages  from US$ 205 p/p

Beijing Datong 2 Day Round Trip by private car or van  from US$ 260 p/p
Beijing Datong 4 Day Round Trip by Daytime Train  from US$ 370 p/p

Beijing Datong Day Trip by Flight  from US$ 290 p/p
Beijing Datong 2 Day Tour by flight   from US$ 400 p/p

Further Readings

Best Time to Visiit Datong
Top 10 Attractions in Datong
How to Get to Datong from Beijing
Datong Xian High Speed Train

Any questions, just drop a line.