Its passenger transport west station and the east station as well as the Feiyan express bus station are all located in the Huaihai Road of the downtown area. The city is about two hours' drive to Nanjing and only a bit more than an hour's ride to the capital city of Anhui Province, Hefei.
Taxis start at ¥5 for 2.5 km, and ¥1.2 per km after that.
It lies between the subtropical humid monsoon climatic zone and temperate semi-humid monsoon climatic zone, enjoying features of both climatic types. Weather in spring is unstable, and winter dry and cold. Plum rain period will last about twenty days during late June to mid-July.
Located in the eastern suburb of the city, Longzi Lake Scenic Area is composed of Longzi Lake, Xuehua Mountain, Caoshan Mountain, Xilu Mountain and Zhuizi Mountain. Covering an area of eleven square miles, with over one third of it being the water area, Longzi Lake Scenic Area is famous for breathtaking natural scenery as well as rich historical relics.