Beijing - Pingyao High Speed Train

About 5 pairs of high speed trains are running between Beijing and Pingyao daily, cutting the rail travel time from over 9 hours to 4-4.5 hours. A cheapest single ride costs only CNY 183.


Length: 377 mi (606 km)
Speed: 255 mph (250 km/h)
Duration: 4 - 4.5 hours
Stations: Beijing West, Baoding East, Zhengding Airport, Shijiazhuang, Yangquan North, Taiyuan South, Jinzhong,
Taigu West, Pingyao Ancient City

Beijing to Pingyao High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Jun 25, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G60510:28 - 14:284h00m
D200515:29 - 19:334h4m
See more Beijing Schedule 
 (Last Update on Jun 25, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D200208:41 - 12:524h11m
D200410:14 - 15:014h47m
G61613:34 - 17:283h54m
G62816:13 - 20:274h14m
See more Pingyao Schedule 

Note: Timetable is for reference only. You can use the tool on top of thise page for real-time schedule.

Ticket Price of Beijing - Pingyao High Speed Train

(Last Update on Jun 25, 2019)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
G trainsCNY 698
USD 106
CNY 361.5
USD 55
CNY 225.5
USD 34
D trains---CNY 293.5
USD 44
CNY 183
USD 28

Beijing-Pingyao Bullet Train
Getting Onboard
Second Class Carriage
Interior of A Second Class Carriage

Transportation to/ from the Railway Stations

 Beijing West Railway Station:
By Subway: Line 7 and Line 9
By Bus: 3, 6, 9, 21, 38, 40, 45, 46, 50, 52, 53, 57, 65, 67, 74, 76, 89, 96, 109, 122, 133, 309, 349, 373, 374, 387, 410, 414, 616, 661, 662, 663, 673, 694, 741, 840, 843, 890, 901, 941, 982, 997, Te (2, 6, 7, 13, 14, 18, 19), Night Bus Line (5, 7, 8, 14, 23, 36), Yuntong line 102, Airport Shuttle Bus Line 7

 Pingyao Ancient City Railway Station:
By Bus: 108

Running Routes

 Beijing West - Shijiazhuang: This section is running along Beijing-Shijiazhuang High Speed Railway, which was put into use on 26th December, 2012 and it makes the journey between the two cities cut down to 1 - 2 hours or so.

 Shijiazhuang - Taiyuan: This section shares the railway track with Shijiazhuang-Taiyuan High Speed Rail Line which was operated since 1st April, 2009. The travel time along this section is about 1.5 hours.

 Taiyuan - Pingyao: As a part of Datong - Pingyao - Xi'an High Speed Railway, this section has been in service since 1st July, 2014. Since then, the travel between the two cities is very convenient and duration is around 30 – 55 minutes.

Pingyao Ancient Town
Pingyao Ancient City

What to See along the Way

Traveling by Beijing to Pingyao bullet train, passengers will not only have a taste of the prosperous metropolis life in Chinese capital but also experience and encounter with the local customs and practices in an ancient Chinese city. Both the distinctive traditional Chinese architectures and the modern ones will leave a deep impression on passengers.

 Famous Attractions in Major Cities along the Way:
 In Beijing: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square
 In Taiyuan: Jinci Temple, Twin Pagoda Temple
 In Pingyao: City Wall, Ancient Ming-Qing Street, Rishengchang Exchange Shop, Temple of the City God, Wang's Compound, Qiao's Compound

Overnight Trains between Beijing and Pingyao

There are 3 pairs of normal trains between Beijing Railway Station and Pingyao Railway Station. The duration is between 9 - 13 hours. The ticket fare is CNY263/285/297 for a soft sleeper, CNY174/190/196 for a hard sleeper, and CNY93/102/105 for a hard seat.

 Major Rail Lines from Beijing to:

Major Rail Lines from Pingyao to:
- Last modified on May. 04, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Beijing - Pingyao High Speed Train
Asked by Yael from USA | May. 03, 2019 01:06Reply
What is the speed of the G train?
Answers (1)
Answered by Kelly from MALAYSIA | May. 04, 2019 23:43

This depends on the rail line. Usually the top speed is 300km/h, but for this route to Pingyao, maybe 250km/h.
Asked by Liz from AUSTRIA | Mar. 26, 2019 19:53Reply
Planning to go to Pingyao and visit the Ancient Town.
I heard there are 2 train stations in Pingyao. Which High Speed Train will stop at the Pingyao Ancient Town, where I can just walk to the Ancient Town? Thank you for your answer.
Answers (1)
Answered by Adaline from SAMOA WESTERN | Mar. 27, 2019 00:36

The high speed rides will stop at Pingyao Ancient Town Station. It is not a walking distance to the town, but you can take bus No. 108, 45min.
Asked by Shelly from HUNGARY | Mar. 07, 2019 01:56Reply
2 high speed trains from Beijing to Pingyao and 4 back?
Is this a mistake? Is there no other earlier one in morning time from Beijing?
Answers (1)
Answered by Sarah from RUSSIA | Mar. 07, 2019 16:11

The schedule is correct, there are indeed only 2 rides and the earliest one is at 10:28am. The other two rides just pass by but without stop in Pingyao. If you want to reach your destination earlier for visiting, I think overnight sleeper ride K609 is a good option. For return trip, you can still use a high speed ride.
Asked by Lydia from USA | Oct. 16, 2018 04:05Reply
What is the difference with D2005 and G605?
Why it is CNY183 on D2005 and CNY225 on G605? Is there difference between the seats?
Answers (1)
Answered by Davis | Oct. 16, 2018 22:34

In fact there is not a not big difference between the seats, they are just standard second class seat though the color or some small details may diferent. The price should be caused by the G and D type. Some times, the ticket price on G type is higher than D type.
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