Jiamusi is located on the riverside of Songhua River and has a population of 1.8 million. The city consists of the following districts
There are flights from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Harbin, and international flights from Russia. The airport (JMU) is 10km east of the city centre.
There are frequent trains from Harbin, which take 6-8 hours and cost ¥36-196. Other trains include departures from Shenyang (13-15 hours; ¥67-362), Tianjin (23-24 hours; ¥179-544), Beijing (24 hours; ¥179-544), Dalian (20 hours), Yantai (36 hours; ¥248-750), Panjin (16-20 hours; ¥78-411), Hegang, Mudanjiang and Shuangyashan.
The main bus station is at 146 Zhanqian Lu, Qianjin District.
There are boats along the river from Harbin in the summer months.
There are a number of budget hotels next to the train station.
Other hotels include:
There is a Bank of China at 105 Zhongshan Road, Qianjin District (前进区中山路105号; Qiánjìnqū Zhōngshānlù), and a post office at 333 Zhongyang Jie, Aihui District.