Beijing North Railway Station
Beijing North Railway Station is a time-honored station operating high speed trains to Badaling Great Wall and northern China. It is about 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tiananmen Square, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from West Railway Station, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from South Railway Station, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Capital International Airport, and 34 miles (55 km) from Daxing International Airport.
Address: Next to Xizhimen of Xicheng District
Beijing North Railway Station Train Schedule
North Railway Station mainly operates high speed trains to/from Zhangjiakou, Badaling Great Wall, Datong, Hohhot, Baotou, etc.
Major Rail Line from this station to:
See detailed Beijing Train Schedule
(Last Update on Aug 1, 2023)
|To||Trains||Duration||Ticket Fare (CNY)|
|First/ Second Class Seat|
|G2457, D1001, G2457, G2459...|
65 departures from 07:05 to 20:57
|0h48m - 1h36m||CNY 104/ 65|
USD 15/ 9
Badaling Great Wall
|D1101, D1103, D6703, D1105...|
16 departures from 07:30 to 19:52
|0h22m - 0h31m||CNY 32/ 20|
USD 5/ 3
|D1101, G2531, D1103, D1105...|
21 departures from 07:30 to 20:29
|1h46m - 2h50m||CNY 223/ 139|
USD 31/ 20
|G2457, D1001, G2457, G2459...|
43 departures from 07:05 to 20:57
|2h12m - 3h7m||CNY 257/ 168|
USD 36/ 24
|G2491, D1071, D1071, G2481...|
17 departures from 08:31 to 18:45
|3h21m - 4h14m||CNY 366/ 235|
USD 52/ 33
Layout & Functions of Beijing North Railway Station
2F-5F: staff office
1F: waiting hall, ticket office, duty desk, police stand, entrances and exits, platforms
-1F: ticket office, waiting hall, entrances and exits
How to get to Beijing North Railway Station from downtown Beijing
Take bus 145, 375, 438 or 632 and get off at Beijing North Railway Station.
By Subway Line 2, Line 4 or Line 13
Passengers arriving by subway can leave via exit A1 or A2. Then follow the sign to reach the station entrance.
|From / To||Duration (minute)||Cost (CNY)|
|West Railway Station||25||40|
|Qinghe Railway Station||35||65|
|South Railway Station||35||60|
Note: The above duration and cost are for reference only. It excludes delays caused by traffic jams and lights.
Ticket Check, Boarding & Leaving the Station
Both self-service checkpoints and manual checkpoints are available inside the waiting halls. Passengers need to find the right checkpoint to have their passports checked. Then go to the platforms by escalators, lifts or stairs and get on board.
1. Read the LED screens carefully to find the right train when arriving at the platforms, because there may be two on the platforms.
2. When boarding, mind your steps because the carriage is higher than the platform.
3. After getting onboard, put your luggage in the right position, ensuring it won’t fall and hurt others when moving.
To leave the station, passengers can get out the station through exits on 1F, or go down to -1F to exit. After going through the exit, follow the direction signs to find buses, subway, and taxis to leave the station.
The bus stop is outside Exit No. 1; the subway station of line 2, 4 and 13 is on -1F; To take taxis, passengers need to get out the station and walk to the roadside.
How to Get to Other Places from Beijing North Railway Station
Take subway line 4 at Xizhimen to Qianmen, and walk northward to the square.
Beijing Railway Station:
Take subway line 2 to get there.
Take subway line 4 to National Library and transfer to line 9 to get there;
Take subway line 4 to reach it.
Capital International Airport:
Take subway line 2 at Xizhimen, get off at Dongzhimen and change to Airport Express Line to get there.
Daxing International Airport:
Take subway line 4 to Jiaomenxi, then change to subway line 10 and get off at Caoqiao. Finally, take Daxing Airport Express Line from Caoqiao to Daxing Airport.
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Facilities and Services of Beijing North Train Station
|An LED Screen inside the Station|
Ticket Offices: They are located inside the terminal building: one to the east of the waiting hall on 1F, and two on two sides of the waiting hall on -1F.
Waiting Hall: Two waiting halls are available in the station. One is in the center of 1F. A special area for the old, weak, sick, disabled, and pregnant is located on its west side. Toilets and hot drinking water are also available in the west of this waiting hall. The other waiting hall is on -1F. There are toilets, hot drinking water, and elevators, etc. on both sides for passengers’ convenience.
Left Luggage service: It can be found in the south of the ticket office or close to the waiting hall on 1F. It charges CNY20 for each bag per day.
LED screens: LED screens can be found in the station showing departure time, checkpoints, and boarding platforms and arrival times, exits on 1F and -1F.
There used to be rail service from this North Station to the Great Wall, however, the schedule can be adjusted at any time by Railway Company. For recent dates, there are only trains from Qinghe Station. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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