Beijing North Railway Station
Beijing North Railway Station is a time-honored station operating high speed trains to Badaling Great Wall and nothern China. It is about 8 kilometers (5 miles) to Tiananmen Square, 10 kilometers (6 miles) to West Railway Station, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from South Railway Station, and 30 kilometers (19 miles) to Capital International Airport.
Address: Next to Xizhimen of Xicheng District
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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 Apr 25, 2023)
|To||Trains||Duration||Ticket Fare (CNY)|
|First/ Second Class Seat|
|D1023, G2457, G2457, G2459...|
52 departures from 06:41 to 20:57
|0h48m - 1h31m||CNY 104/ 65|
USD 15/ 10
|D1103, D6703, D1091, D6705...|
11 departures from 08:19 to 20:35
|0h22m - 0h31m||CNY 29/ 18|
USD 4/ 3
|D1103, G2531, D1105, D1107...|
15 departures from 08:19 to 20:25
|1h46m - 2h45m||CNY 211/ 132|
USD 31/ 19
|D1023, G2457, G2457, G2459...|
34 departures from 06:41 to 20:57
|2h13m - 3h8m||CNY 268/ 175|
USD 39/ 26
|G2491, D1071, D1071, G2493...|
12 departures from 08:31 to 18:45
|3h18m - 4h14m||CNY 366/ 235|
USD 54/ 35
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
Arrival by bus:
At Xizhimen North (east of the terminal): 375, 438, 632, Te15
At Subway Xizhimen (southwest of the terminal): 16, 26, 87, 305, 375, 438, 651, Te15, Night Bus Line 14
At Suojiafen (northeast of the terminal): 21, 331, 375, 387, 620, 691, 693
At Beixiaguan: 16, 26, 305, 603, Night Bus Line 14
At Yutaoyuan (northeast of the terminal): 27, 44, 80, 331, 347, 604, 618, 620, Te12 (inner line), Night Bus Line 20
Passengers arriving by bus will be dropped off outside the terminal building. The terminal of the station is the building with four red Chinese characters on top of it. Overseas passengers can enter the station directly with the passport, then find the boarding gate for your train in the waiting hall.
Arrival 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.
Arrive by taxi:
|From/ To||Duration (minute)||Cost (CNY)|
|West Railway Station||20||33|
|Capital Internation Airport||30||100|
Note: The above duration and cost are for reference only. It excludes delays caused by traffic jams and lights.
If arriving by taxi, you will be dropped off outside the station. If you have already bought the ticket, no matter it is an e-ticket or a paper ticket, please enter the station to find the right waiting room to wait for the departure. Tickets are available at the ticket offices to the east of the ground level waiting hall or at two sides of the underground waiting hall. You can go there to buy one, then enter the station and find a seat in your waiting room according to the ticket information.
Ticket Check and Boarding
A number of check points are available inside the waiting halls. Please find the right check point to have your passport checked. Then go to the platforms by escalators, lifts or stairs to get onboard.
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, please put your luggage in the right position, ensuring it won’t fall and hurt others when moving.
Upon arrival, passengers can get out the station through exits on 1F, or go down to -1F to exit. LED screen showing the most up-to-date arrival time and stopping platform is available at the exit for the convenience of those meeting passengers. After going through the exit, follow the direction signs to find buses, subway, and taxis to leave the station.
Leave by bus:
Please confirm which bus you are going to take first and then find the boarding sites to the east, southwest, northeast, and southeast of the terminal building.
Leave by subway:
Pay attention to direction signs and you will find the subway easily. There is a passage on -1F leading to the subway entrance.
Leave by taxi:
When arriving, passengers need to go out of the station and walk to the roadside to take taxis. It is very convenient.
How to Get to Other Places from Beijing North Railway Station
Take subway line 4 at Xizhimen, change to line 1 at Xidan, get off at Tiananmen East and then walk there.
Beijing Railway Station:
Take subway line 2 to get there.
Take subway line 4 to National Library, transfer to line 9 to get there;
Take bus 21or 691 at Suojiafen to get there directly.
Take subway line 4 to reach it.
Take subway line 4 to Xidan first and then change to line 1 to Dawanglu. Afterwards, walk about 900 meters (984 yards) southeastward to the East Station.
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 New Airport 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 ground level waiting hall, and two at two sides of the underground waiting hall.
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 in 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 with entrances in the front middle, and exits at front two sides. Inside the underground waiting hall, 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 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, check points, 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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