Chinese travel phrases

Don’t leave home without these Chinese travel phrases! How do you ask when the bus leaves or the train arrives? After this free audio lesson you’ll know how to ask 'when' and 'where' in Mandarin Chinese.
 
Want to find out when the museum opens? Looking for a tourist information center? The Rocket Chinese team is here to help!
 
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How to pronounce Chinese travel phrases

Popular tourist destination - The great wall of China

博物馆几点开门?

Bówùguǎn jǐdiǎn kāimén?

When does the museum open?

博物馆几点关门?

Bówùguǎn jǐdiǎn guānmén?

When does the museum close?

超市几点开门?

Chāoshì jǐdiǎn kāimén?

When does the supermarket open?

药店几点开门?

Yàodiàn jǐdiǎn kāimén?

When does the pharmacy open?

公共汽车几点出发?

Gōnggòng qìchē jǐdiǎn chūfā?

When does the bus leave?

火车几点出发?

Huǒchē jǐdiǎn chūfā?

When does the train leave?

航班几点起飞?

Hángbān jǐdiǎn qǐfēi?

When does the flight depart?

公共汽车几点到?

Gōnggòng qìchē jǐdiǎn dào?

When does the bus arrive?

火车几点到?

Huǒchē jǐdiǎn dào?

When does the train arrive?

航班几点到?

Hángbān jǐdiǎn dào?

When does the flight arrive?

我们几点停?

Wǒmen jǐdiǎn tíng?

When do we stop?

我们几点休息?

Wǒmen jǐdiǎn xiūxi?

When do we have a break?

电影几点开始?

Diànyǐng jǐdiǎn kāishǐ?

When does the movie start?

戏几点开始?

Xì jǐdiǎn kāishǐ?

When does the theatrical play start?

One of the first questions you might want to ask when arriving in an unfamiliar city could be...

旅游信息台在哪儿?

Lǚyóu xìnxītái zài nǎ'er?

Where can I find the tourist information desk?

Traffic signs in China

Some smaller cities in China don’t have tourist information centers. You might have to rely on asking the locals. Here are some useful questions you might need…

博物馆在哪儿?

Bówùguǎn zàinǎr?

Where is the museum?

艺术展览在哪儿?

Yìshù zhǎnlǎn zàinǎr?

Where is the art exhibition?

物品遗失办公室在哪儿?

Wùpǐn yíshī bàngōngshì zàinǎr?

Where is the office for lost property?

火车站在哪儿?

Huǒchēzhàn zàinǎr?

Where is the train station?

公共汽车站在哪儿?

Gōnggòng qìchē zhàn zàinǎr?

Where is the bus stop?

医院在哪儿?

Yīyuàn zàinǎr?

Where is the hospital?

哪儿有医生?

Nǎr yǒu yīshēng?

Where can I find a doctor?

公共洗手间在哪儿?

Gōnggòng xǐshǒujiān zàinǎr?

Where are the public restrooms?

哪儿有银行?

Nǎr yǒu yínháng?

Where can I find a bank?

Credit cards are not as widely accepted in China as they are in England or America for example, so you might have to exchange some money.

我可以在哪儿兑换外币?

Wǒ kěyǐ zàinǎr duìhuàn wàibì?

Where can I exchange foreign money?

我可以在哪儿找到外币兑换台?

Wǒ kěyǐ zàinǎr zhǎodào wàibì duìhuàn tái?

Where can I find a foreign money exchange counter?

Why not check out some more lessons on Chinese phrases next?

Zài jiàn (再 见!)

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