Deqing is located in the north of Zhejiang province, with convenient transportation. There are expressways from Hangzhou, Shanghai and Nanjing to Deqing with distances of 70km, 180km, and 200km respectively. Participants can take either international or domestic flights to Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, or Nanjing Lukou International Airport. It takes about 1.5 hours from Hangzhou to Deqing, and 3-4 hours from Shanghai to Deqing by car. For your convenience, it is suggested that you fly to Hangzhou.
1.Transportation between airport/train station and hotels
The host will provide shuttle bus transportation to Deqing on 17-18 November 2018 from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Deqing Railway Station, as well as from your hotels to the above airports and train station on 22-24 November 2018.
The pick-up shuttle bus service is provided from 07:00, 17 November 2018 to 24:00, 18 November 2018. Look out for the UNWGIC sign when you exit the above airports or train station. The Congress staff and volunteers will take you to the shuttle bus. The shuttle bus leaves every hour or when it is full. All the participants will first be transported to the Deqing Sports Centre for on-site registration before transferring to your hotel.When you complete the on-site registration, collect your UNWGIC badge and materials at the Deqing Sports Centre, you will then be transferred to the hotel you have booked. Your UNWGIC badge allows you access to the grounds of the Deqing International Convention Centre and Exhibition Centre.
Shuttle bus transportation will be provided from the hotels to the Deqing Railway Station from 13:30-21:30 on 19 November, and 06:30-21:30 on 20-21 November, scheduled every one hour; and from 06:30-21:30 on 22-24 November, scheduled every half an hour.
Transportation to the Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport will be provided from 06:00-18:00 on 22-24 November, scheduled every two hours on 22 November, and every three hours on 23-24 November. If you need to leave for the airports on 19-21 November, please ask for taxi booking at the reception of your hotel at least one day in advance.
2.Instructions for those who miss the shuttle bus transportation or choose to go to Deqing on their own
If you miss the shuttle bus service or choose to go to Deqing on your own, you may consider the following options.
a)Travel to Deqing Bus Terminal or Railway Station
From Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport
Take an airport bus at the Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport directly to Deqing Bus Terminal (about 1-1.5 hours).
From Shanghai Pudong International Airport or Hongqiao International Airport
Take a taxi at the Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, and then take the high-speed train G7391 (departure at 18:18) or G7395 (departure at 07:27) to Deqing Railway Station (about 2 hours).
From Nanjing Lukou International Airport
Take the subway S1 at the Airport to Nanjing South Railway Station (about 1 hour), and then take the high-speed train to Deqing Railway Station (about 1.5 hour). There are approximately thirty (30) high-speed train services between Nanjing South Railway Station and Deqing Railway Station. They are scheduled at intervals from about ten minutes to one hour with the earliest departure at 06:50 (G7625) and the latest at 20:22 (D2221).
b)Transfer by taxi from Deqing Bus Terminal or Railway Station to Deqing Sports Centre
You are kindly requested to go to the Deqing Sports Centre for on-site registration before you proceed to the hotel for your check in. Shuttle buses are provided from the Deqing Sports Centre to the Congress hotels. When you complete the on-site registration, collect your UNWGIC badge and the UNWGIC materials at the Deqing Sports Centre, you will then be transferred to the hotel you have booked. Please do not proceed directly to your hotel.
Please note that on-site registration will commence from 09:00, 17 November 2018 until 15:00, 21 November 2018 at the Deqing Sports Centre and do time your arrival into Deqing accordingly.
c)Take the shuttle bus from Deqing Sports Centre to your hotel
3.Transportation between the hotels and the venue
Shuttle buses between the Congress venue and the Congress hotels will be provided during the UNWGIC. The shuttle bus schedule will be available at the Congress website. The first shuttle bus is expected to leave the hotel for the Deqing International Convention Centre at 08:00 a.m. during the Congress (19 - 21 November 2018).