Cities and ports with 144/72-hour visa-free transit in China |

Cities and ports with 144/72-hour visa-free transit in China Updated: 2019-10-29

From Dec 1, 2019, 20 Chinese cities with 27 ports will offer 144-hour visa-free transit services, and 3 Chinese cities with 3 ports will offer 72-hour visa-free transit services to foreign travelers from 53 countries. Please refer to the following details:

Cities and ports with 144-hour visa-free transit in China




Start Date

Can Stay in These Areas



Shanghai Pudong Airport

Jan 30, 2016

Shanghai, Jiangsu province, Zhejiang province

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport

Shanghai Railway Station

Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal

Shanghai Wusong Passenger Transport Center

Nanjing, Jiangsu province

Nanjing Lukou International Airport

Hangzhou, Zhejiang province

Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport

Ningbo, Zhejiang province

 Ningbo Lishe International Airport

Dec 1, 2019



Beijing Capital International Airport

Dec 28, 2017

Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei province

Beijing West Railway Station


Tianjin Binhai International Airport

Tianjin International Cruise Home Port

Shijiazhuang, Hebei province

Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport

Qinhuangdao, Hebei province

Qinhuangdao Port


Shenyang, Liaoning province

Shenyang Taoxian International Airport

Jan 1, 2018

Liaoning province

Dalian, Liaoning province

Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport


Qingdao, Shandong province

Qingdao Liuting International Airport

Jan 1, 2019

Shandong province

Port of Qingdao


Xiamen, Fujian province

Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport

Fujian province


Kunming, Yunnan province

Kunming Changshui International Airport

Kunming, Yunnan province


Wuhan, Hubei province

Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

Wuhan, Hubei province


Chengdu, Sichuan province

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport

Chengdu (from Jan 1, 2019); 10 other cities (from Dec 1, 2019):

Leshan, Deyang, Suining, Meishan, Ya'an, Ziyang, Neijiang, Zigong, Luzhou, Yibin of Sichuan province



Guangzhou, Guangdong province

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport

May 1, 2019

Guangdong province


Shenzhen, Guangdong province

Shenzhen International Airport

Jieyang, Guangdong province

Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport



Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport

Dec 1, 2019



Xi'an, Shaanxi province

Xi'an Xianyang International Airport

Xi'an, Xianyang of Shaanxi province


Cities and ports with 72-hour visa-free transit in China




Start Date

Can Stay in These Areas


Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region

Guilin Liangjiang International Airport

July 28, 2014

Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region


Harbin, Heilongjiang province

Harbin Taiping International Airport

Aug 1, 2015

Harbin, Heilongjiang province


Changsha, Hunan province

Changsha Huanghua International Airport

Jan 1, 2016

Hunan province


(More details about cities and ports are coming soon.)

53 countries enjoying 144/72-hour visa-free transit in China

39 European countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Russia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia, Albania, Monaco, Belarus

6 American countries: the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile

2 Oceania countries: Australia, New Zealand

6 Asian countries: Republic of Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, United Arab Emirates, Qatar