Datong Airport is located about 50km outside the city, but it mainly deals with cargo business and only serves a very limited number of destinations. It is accessible only by taxi (approx. RMB100). Most people who travel by air come and leave the area from Taiyuan Airport.
Datong Train Station is located at the intersection of Xinjian N. Road and Zhanqian Street, in the northern part of the city. As the traffic center in Shanxi province, Datong Train Station has got comparatively complete railway network. It can reach most of the major cities in China.
All of the taxis in Datong are metered. Price varies according to size of the taxi. Generally most taxis charge a base fee of RMB5 during the day and RMB6 at night, with RMB1.2 for each additional 1km.
Most of local hotel have bicycles for rental. Generally it costs RMB10-30 a day with RMB200-300 for deposit.