How to Get from Beijing South Railway Station to Capital Airport
The distance from Beijing South Railway Station to Capital Airport (PEK) is around 40 kilometers (25 miles). There is shuttle bus line 2 running between. Passengers can also take subway to Dongzhimen and then transfer to Capital Airport Express Train to PEK. Both travel ways need about 75 minutes and cost CNY30.
|How to Get from Beijing South Railway Station to Capital Airport|
1. Capital Airport Shuttle Bus Line 2: 75 minutes, CNY 30
Pick-up point: Close the North Exit of South Railway Station
Drop-off point: Terminal 2 (T2), T1, T3
Duration: about 75 minutes
Ticket Fare: CNY 30
Opening Time: 05:00 - 21:00; the bus departs every 30 minutes or once fully seated.
The shuttle bus runs directly and every passenger is ensured a seat for a comfortable ride. But the departure interval is a little long and there is a possiblity of traffic jams on the way.
→ Walk to the subway entrance on -1F of Beijing South Railway Station. There are bilingual direction signs leading you there.
→ Take subway line 4 to Xuanwumen, 3 stops.
→ Change to line 2 outer ring to Dongzhimen, 8 stops.
→ Transfer to airport express train to T3 or T2 of Capital Airport. The airport express train has no stop at T1.
Both subway and airport express train meet no traffic jams and you can rely on them. However, pssengers need to carry their luggages up and down the cabin. Also, the cabins can be quite crowded in rush hours.
→ Take subway line 14 east section to Shilihe, 5 stops.
→ Transfer to line 10 outer ring to Sanyuanqiao, 10 stops.
→ Change to airport express train to T3 or T2.
4. Taxi: Around 80 minutes, about CNY 120
Taxi offers more private and comfortable travel experience but it costs more. However, it usually requires passengers to queue in line for around 30 minutes to hail one. Traffic congestion is also a possibility.
Passengers can also use taxi-hailing app in advance; it saves time but you need to know Chinese.
How to Get from Beijing South Railway Station to Nanyuan Airport
1. Airport Suttle Bus: Around 50 minutes, CNY 20
Pick-up point: about 400 meters (440 miles) west of Beijing South Railway Station on Kaiyang Road
Drop-off point: Nanyuan Airport
Duration: about 50 minutes
Ticket Fare: CNY 20
Opening Time: 07:00 - 19:00 with an interval of an hour
2. Subway Line 4 + Bus line 501: Around 1 hour, CNY 6
→ Take subway line 4 to Jiaomen West, 2 stops.
→ Walk north for 300 meters (330 miles) to take bus line 501 from Jiayuan Erli Dongmen to Nanyaun Airport, 15 stops
3. Taxi: Around 35 minutes, CNY 50
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