Railway: The region has 14 main national and 12 feeder railways as well as five local railways, with a total length of 7,083 km. The density is 59.9 km/10,000-sq-km. The Beijing-Tonghua, Beijing-Baotou, and Baotou-Lanzhou railways traverse west to east through the province, which link the northeast, the north and northwest of China. Manzhouli and Erenhot, two large land ports in the region, connect the region with Russia and Mongolia, and European countries.
The volume of goods flow by rail reached 86.966 billion tons km in 2001, up by 5 percent. The annual volume of passenger flow was 8.965 billion people km, a drop of 2.9 percent.
Highway: It has a total length of 63,000 km, with a density of 532.6 km/10,000 square km. More than 95 percent of townships have access to highways.
The volume of goods flow by highway reached 22.035 billion tons km in 2001, up by 4 percent. The annual volume of passenger flow was 12.193 billion people km, up by 4.8 percent.
Airport: It has seven civil airports, which are open to 20 domestic and two international air routes, with a total length of 67,000 km.
The volume of goods flow by air in 2001 was 10 million tons km, up by 66.7 percent. The annual volume of passenger flow reached 1.373 billion people km, up by 30.8 percent.