Badaling Great Wall Railway Station

Badaling Great Wall Railway Station is right under Badaling Great Wall; its entrance/ exit is only 2-3 minutes’ walking to Badaling Great Wall cable car station and 800 meters (880 yards) to Badaling Great Wall climbing entrance. It is the largest and the most complicated underground high speed railway station in the world. High speed trains leaving from Beijing North Railway Station arrive in about 30 minutes, and from Qinghe Railway Station arrive in about 20 minutes. 800 meters to the west, stands Badaling Railway Station, which operates S2 trains to/from Beijing taking about 1.5 hours.

Address: Badaling Great Wall, Yanqing District; about 70 km (43 mi) to downtown Beijing.
 

Badaling Great Wall Railway Station Train Schedule

As a railway station in Beijing – Zhangjiakou High Speed Railway line, it has high speed trains to/from Beijing, Zhangjiakou, Datong, Hohhot, Baotou, Qinghe and Xuanhua, etc.

(Last Update on Jun 8, 2020)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
Beijing North
G2402, G8812, G9102, G2422...
6 departures from 09:20 to 19:56
0h19m - 0h41mCNY 34/ 21
USD 5/ 3
Qinghe
G2402, G8812, G9102, G2422...
6 departures from 09:20 to 19:56
0h19m - 0h26mCNY 34/ 21
USD 5/ 3
Zhangjiakou
G4175, G9101, G2485, G2501...
6 departures from 07:16 to 16:42
0h33m - 0h45mCNY 92/ 57
USD 13/ 8
Baotou
G2485 at 16:423h23mCNY 336/ 221
USD 49/ 32
Hohhot
G2485 at 16:422h6mCNY 265/ 175.5
USD 38/ 25
Datong
G2501, G4175, G2507 from 07:16 to 10:231h41m - 1h46mCNY 196/ 122
USD 28/ 18
Xuanhua
G4175, G7871, G2507 from 07:46 to 10:230h24m - 0h33mCNY 79/ 50
USD 11/ 7
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

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Station Plan

Badaling Great Wall Train Station is mostly constructed underground for the purpose of protecting Badaling Great Wall. The underground architecture consists of a waiting hall and the platform. It covers an area of 40,000 square meters (47,840 square yards) with a maximum depth of 102 meters (335 feet). In the waiting hall, there are about 500 seats, Nursing Room, Unisex Toilet, etc. Above the ground, the arrival hall is on the southwest and the departure hall is on the northeast. There are 4 manual ticket windows and 7 automatic ticket machines in the departure hall.
 

How to Enter and Exit the Railway Station

 Enter: After arrival, go through ticket check and security check at the entrance, then take the elevator to the waiting hall on B1. Badaling Great Wall Railway Station has adopted e-tickets, so if you have verified your identity before, there is no need to collect paper tickets. Passengers can scan their passport to enter the station. Then take another elevator to go down to the platform to get onboard.

 Exit: Passengers need to take elevator twice. One is from platform to platform channel and another is to the ground.
 

How to get to Badaling Great Wall from Badaling Great Wall Railway Station

 To cable car station: After exiting from the station, walk to the northeast for 2 – 3 minutes, you will see the cable cars going up to Badaling Great Wall.
 To Badaling Great Wall climbing entrance: First, walk to the southwest for about 315 meters (345 yards), then walk southeast for about 550 meters (600 yards). You will arrive at the climbing entrance.
 

How to Travel from Downtown Beijing to Badaling Great Wall Railway Station

 1. Take high speed trains from Beijing North Railway Station. Passengers need to get to Xizhimen by subway line 2, line 4, line 13 or arrive by city bus line 16, 21, 26, 87, 305, 331, 375, 387, 438, 603, 620, 632, 651, 691, 693, Te15, Night Bus Line 14, then walk to Beijing North Railway Station.
 2. Depart from Qinghe Railway Station also by high speed train. Passengers can take subway line 13 to Qinghe subway station or city bus line 305, 320, 365, 446, 447, 495, 608, 623, 626, 644, 909, 932, 982, Zhuan 82, Zhuan 139 to Qinghe Railway Station.
 

How to Travel from Beijing Capital International Airport to Badaling Great Wall Railway Station

 1. Take airport shuttle bus line 2 to Xizhimen directly. Or travel from Capital Airport Terminal T2 or T3 to Dongzhimen by airport express, then transfer to subway line 2 Inner Ring to Xizhimen. After arriving, walk north for 5 – 10 minutes to Beijing North Railway Station. It takes about 1 hour and CNY 29 – 30/person. Then, you can go to the destination by train.
 2. Also, making a transfer at Qinghe Railway Station is a nice choice. First, passengers need to arrive at Dongzhimen by airport express, then take subway line 13 and get off at Qinghe. The journey is about 1 hour and 20 minutes and costs CNY 31/person.
 

How to Travel from Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square to Badaling Great Wall Railway Station

 1. Get on subway line 2 inner ring at Qianmen station and get off at Xizhimen. It takes 30 minutes and CNY 4/person. Then, take a train to get there.
 2. Or, you can transfer to subway line 13 to Qinghe Railway Station after reaching Xizhimen by subway line 2. The total travel time is about 50 minutes and the fare is CNY 5/person. There are also high speed trains from Qinghe Railway Station to Badaling Great Wall Railway Station.
 

How to Travel from Badaling Great Wall Railway Station to Ming Tombs

Tourists Bus Line 3 runs between Badaling Great Wall and Dingling Tomb & Changling Tomb in Ming Tombs Scenic Area. After exiting the train station, walk southwest for 200 meters (240 yards) to the bus stop. Then take the bus to Ming Tombs.
- Last modified on May. 08, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Badaling Great Wall Railway Station
Asked by Raye from USA | May. 06, 2020 17:48Reply
Can you make online reservation for Badaling Great Wall?
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | May. 08, 2020 19:04
00Reply


Thank you for your inquiry.

We are pleased to offer booking service for entrance ticket of Badaling Great Wall. You can submit your booking on our ticket booking page or via City guide page. Currently, only North Tower No. 8 to South Tower No. 5 is open for visit. Hope for your advanced notice.
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