Beijing Railway Station
Beijing Railway Station is about 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) from Tiananmen Square, 5.6 miles (9 kilometers) from South Station, 6.8 miles (11 kilometers) from North Station, 8 miles (13 kilometers) from West Station,16.8 miles (27 kilometers) from Capital International Airport and 31 miles (50 kilometers) from Daxing International Airport.
Address: South of Jianguo Gate and west of Dongbian Gate of Dongcheng District
Beijing Railway Station Train Schedule and Ticket Booking
Schedule for Major Domestic Stations
High Speed Train Schedule
(Last Update on Aug 3, 2023)
|To||Trains||Duration||Ticket Fare (CNY)|
|First/ Second Class Seat|
|D13, D17, D21 from 12:09 to 14:38||4h59m - 5h37m||CNY 401.5/ 251|
USD 57/ 35
|D13, D15, D17, D21 from 12:09 to 14:38||1h55m - 2h10m||CNY 201.5/ 126.5|
USD 28/ 18
|D11, D17, D21 from 07:05 to 14:38||2h9m - 2h22m||CNY 216.5/ 135.5|
USD 30/ 19
Normal Train Timetable
|To||Trains||Duration||Ticket Fare (CNY)|
|Soft/ Hard Sleeper|
|T182, Z112, Z156, K339...|
19 departures from 03:49 to 21:25
|10h11m - 18h17m||CNY 427.5/ 279.5|
USD 60/ 39
|T182, Z112, Z156, Z4063...|
24 departures from 03:49 to 22:55
|5h43m - 12h40m||CNY 275/ 182|
USD 39/ 26
|K2603, Z351, Z183, K263...|
16 departures from 00:07 to 23:58
|5h43m - 6h33m||CNY 155.5/ 105.5|
USD 22/ 15
|1461, Z281, T109 from 11:56 to 20:03||12h59m - 18h49m||CNY 475.5/ 302.5|
USD 67/ 43
|Z281 at 19:21||15h36m||CNY 538/ 351|
USD 76/ 49
|1461, Z281, T109 from 11:56 to 20:03||9h50m - 15h00m||CNY 396.5/ 251.5|
USD 56/ 35
|K1109 at 13:15||19h53m||CNY 496.5/ 325.5|
USD 70/ 46
|K7711, 4471, K7714, K1456...|
5 departures from 07:55 to 23:40
|4h42m - 9h33m||CNY 138.5/ 94.5|
USD 20/ 13
2F: waiting hall, central ticket checking hall
1F: ticket hall
How to get to Beijing Train Station from downtown?
Arrival by bus:
To Beijing Railway Station West: 103, 104, Night Line 10, 19, 21, 24, 28 & 5, Zhuan 2
To Beijing Railway Station Front Street: 9, 24, 63, 126, 140, 142, 668
To Beijing Railway Station East: 126, 639, 122, 403, Capital Airport Shuttle Bus West Railway Station Line, 20, 39, Night Line 17 & 21
Arrival by subway: Line 2
Arrival by taxi:
|From/ To||Duration (minute)||Cost (CNY)|
|West Railway Station||25||50|
|South Railway Station||30||60|
|North Railway Station||30||60|
|Chaoyang Railway Station||30||60|
|Fengtai Railway Station||35||70|
|Capital International Airport||50-60||100-130|
|Daxing International Airport||70-80||180-210|
Note: The above duration and costs may vary if journey times are prolonged by traffic lights and jams.
Ticket Check and Boarding
|Waiting for Departure|
How to exit and leave the station?
There are 5 bus stops in front of the front square and passengers can find them on the west and east. The airport shuttle bus is on the east side, beside Beijing Railway Station East Street Bus Park. The subway exit and entrance and taxi stands can be easily found on the front square. There is also a pick-up point near the overpass in front of the square, and a direction board will lead passengers to it.
Transportation to other places from the station
1. Take subway line 2 to Qianmen, get out through Exit C and then walk northward to get there. After visiting the square, one can keep walking northward to reach the Forbidden City or go southward to Qianmen Street.
2. Take bus no. 9 on the east of the station square to Tiananmen east, and then walk to the square.
Badaling Great Wall
1. Take the subway line 2 to Jishuitan, get out from Exit B2 and walk to Deshengmen to take bus 877.
2. Take subway line 2 to Xizhimen, transfer to line 13 to Qinghe Railway Station, and then take a high speed train there to Badaling.
West Railway Station:
1. Take subway line 2 to Xuanwumen, change to line 4 to Caishikou, and then change to line 7 to the station.
2. Take bus no. 9 and get off at West Railway Station.
South Railway Station
Take subway line 2 to Xuanwumen, and then change to line 4 to get there.
Take subway line 2 to Jianguomen first and then change to line 1 to Dawanglu. After, walk about 900 meters (984 yards) southeastward to get there.
Capital International Airport
Take subway line 2 to Dongzhimen, and then change to Airport Express Line to the airport.
Daxing International Airport
1. Take subway line 2 to Jishuitan, transfer to line 19 to Caoqiao, and take Daxing Airport Express line to the airport.
2. Take Daxing Airport Shuttle Bus on the east side to the airport.
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Facilities and Services
Ticket Office: The ticket hall is located in the west of the terminal building, equipped with special windows for ticket purchase, changing, refund, and international tickets, etc. On two sides of the railway exit, there are also ticket windows for passengers' convenience.
Four regular waiting rooms, two soft-seat waiting rooms, a bullet train waiting room, and an international waiting room can be found inside the station. Passengers should read their tickets carefully and go to the correct waiting room. English service is provided in the international waiting room, soft seat waiting room and the central ticket checking hall. Besides, escalators, elevators, toilets, supermarkets, electronic storage cabinets, restaurants, coffee house, free drinking water, and direction boards showing locations, etc are all available here for passengers’ convenience.
LED screens: LED screens can be found in the station showing the departure time, checkpoints, boarding platforms and arrival times, exits on 1F and 2F.
Left luggage service is provided close to the ticket office at the west side of the station. Electronic storage cabinets are available at the entrance of the ticket office. Usually, the charge is CNY10 for a bag per day. In addition, the front square also has a deposit center where luggage needs to be checked before depositing. The fare is also CNY10 for a bag per day.
The Red Caps:
Porters who will carry luggage for passengers are easily recognized as they all wear red cap. They usually charge CNY10 for a small bag and CNY20 for a large bag. Please note that they convey luggage to the platforms, not carriages. Passengers must carry their luggage onto the luggage from the platform themselves.
The inquiry center is on the second floor, where passengers can ask for help with departures, boarding, and ticket issues, etc.