Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport is a key trunk line airport, a tourism city airport and an international scheduled flight airport of China as well as a class A airport for openness to the outside world. Its passenger throughput and its freight and post throughput are both among the top-10 in China. Up to the end of 2008, there had been 193 airlines, in which 38 international or district airlines to Tokyo, Osaka, Bangkok, Singapore, Seoul, Pusan, as well as HK and Macao.
Hangzhou is the hub of 5 expressways (Shanghai-Hangzhou-Ningbo Expressway, Hangzhou-Nanjing Expressway, Hangzhou-Jinhua-Quzhou Expressway, Hangzhou-Thousand Island Lake Expressway and Hangzhou-Huangshan Expressway) and 11 national and provincial highways. Now it has formed a network of expressways and special highways with complete facilities.
Hangzhou is a key railroad hub in southeast China, connecting three important railroad lines of the country: Shanghai-Kunming Railraod, Hangzhou-Xuancheng (Anhui Province) Railroad and Hangzhou-Ningbo Rairaod. The city is one of the key points in the whole of China’s railroad network.
Hangzhou has played quite well with its inland river ports advantage. The famous Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal has been connected to Qiantang River. A water network connecting Hangzhou to rivers, lakes and seas in other parts of the country has become more completed.