How to Get from Beijing South Railway Station to Wangfujing

The distance from Beijing South Railway Station to Wangfujing is around 9 kilometers (5.5 miles). The subway is the most popular way to make the trip, taking around 35 minutes and costing CNY 4. A city bus is also available, which takes around 55 minutes and costs CNY 2. Passengers can also choose a taxi. A taxi takes around 40 minutes and costs about CNY 30.
How to Get from Beijing South Railway Station to Wangfujing
How to Get from Beijing South Railway Station to Wangfujing

1. Subway Line 4 + Subway Line 1: About 35 minutes, CNY 4

→ Follow the bilingual direction signs to the subway entrance on the -1F level of Beijing South Railway Station.
→ Take subway line 4 to Xidan, 4 stops.
→ Change to subway line 1 to Wangfujing, 3 stops.

The subway station is at the south end of Wangfujing Pedestrian Street.


2. Subway Line 14 East Section + Subway Line 5: Around 35 minutes, CNY 4

→ Take subway line 14 to Puhuangyu, 3 stops.
→ Change to subway line 5 to Dongdan, 4 stops; Dengshikou, 5 stops or Dongsi, 6 stops. 

All three subway stations are to the east of Wangfujing Pedestrian Street. Dongdan Station is closer to the south entrance of the pedestrian street; Dengshikou is near the middle part; Dongsi Station is near the north entrance.


3. City Bus 106: Around 55 minutes, CNY 2

→ Go to the North Square of the Beijing South Railway Station
→ Take bus 106 twelve stops to Dongdan Road Cross North (Dongdan Lukou Bei) or fifteen stops to Dongsi Road Cross South (Dongsi Lukou Nan).

Please note that Dongdan Road Cross North is near the south entrance of Wangfujing Street, and Dongsi Road Cross South is near the north entrance of Wangfujing Street.


4. Bus Line 20 + Bus Line Te 11: 50 minutes, CNY 4

→ Take bus line 20 to Xiannongtan Station, 4 stops; the boarding point is at the North Square of Beijing South Train Station.
→ Transfer to bus line Te11 at the same bus stop.
→ Get off at Wangfujing Road Cross North (Wangfujing Lukou Bei), 6 stops.


5. Taxi: around 40 minutes, CNY 30

A taxi can hold up to 4 passengers. It is cost-effective to take a taxi if your are part of a group. However, there are usually many people waiting for the taxis so you’d better be mentally prepared in advance.

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- Last updated on Apr. 19, 2021 -
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