How to Travel between Beijing and Shenyang

The distance between Beijing and Shenyang is about 690 kilometers (430 miles). The best way to travel between these two cities is high speed train, needing 5 hours onboard and costing CNY 206 for second class seat. Flight is the fastest way, taking only 1.5 hours in the air but costing CNY 1,000 to 1,500 for Economy Class. Travelers can also choose to take normal speed train and arrive at the destination in 6.5-11 hours. In addition, direct long-distance buses operate normally with the travel time of around 9-10 hours.
   
How to Travel Between Beijing and Shenyang

How to Travel from Beijing to Shenyang

 

1. Best Way: Beijing - Shenyang High Speed Train: 5 hours, CNY 206 for Second Class Seat

There are two Beijing to Shenyang high speed trains depart from Beijing Railway Station to Shenyang North Railway Station. The duration is about 5 hours. 
 Ticket Prices: CNY 206 for Second Class Seat; CNY 330 for First Class Seat
 

2. Fastest Way: Beijing to Shenyang Flight: 1.5 hours, CNY 1,000 to 1,500

Scheduled flights between Beijing and Shenyang are dependable in general. Normally, it takes about 1.5 hours onboard from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) to Shenyang Taoxian International Airport (SHE). But both airports are located in the suburb and the door to door travel time is at least 4.5 hours. Ticket Price change frequently with a floating discount depending on the booking date. Therefore, you are suggested to book the tickets online in advance.
 

3. Economic Choice: Beijing - Shenyang Normal Speed Train: 6.5 - 11 hours, CNY 182 to 208 for Hard Sleeper

Three normal speed trains can send passengers from Beijing Railway Station to Shenyang Railway Station or North Railway Station. With the duration of 6.5 to 11 hours, taking the normal speed train is also an economical way, especially those departing at night and arriving the next morning which help save one night accommodation fee. 
 Ticket Prices: CNY 98 - 112 for Hard Seat; CNY 182 - 208 for Hard Sleeper; CNY 275 - 314 for Soft Sleeper; CNY 502 for Deluxe Soft Sleeper
 

4. Long-distance Bus: 9 - 10 hours, CNY 146 to 169 per person

Nowadays, several direct long-distance bus operate between Beijing and Shenyang, spending 9 to 10 hours on the way with the fare of CNY 146-169/person. Travelers can save one night’s accommodation expense by taking the long-distance bus.
 From Bawangfen Coach Station: 08:00 - 22:00 every an hour
Ticket Fare: CNY 146 to 166
 From Liuliqiao Coach Station: 07:00, 09:00, 11:30, 14:00
Ticket Fare: CNY 151 to 169
 

How to Travel from Shenyang to Beijing

 

1. Best Way: Shenyang - Beijing High Speed Train: 5 hours, CNY 206 for Second Class Seat

For most travelers, the prior choice is taking the high speed train from Shenyang North Railway Station to Beijing Railway Station. It only costs CNY 206 for the 2nd Class Seat with the travel time of 5 hours. Besides, even though it spends longer time than flight, travelers can enjoy the scenery along the way.
 

2. Fastest Way: Shenyang to Beijing Flight: 1.5 hours, CNY 1,000 to 1,500

The Shenyang to Beijing flight needs tourists 1.5 hours in the air and CNY 1,000 to 1,500 for economy class. There are more than 10 direct flights from Shenyang Taoxian Airport to Beijing Capital Airport everyday. The total travel time from your hotel in Shenyang downtown to the one in Beijing downtown is more than 4.5 hours. The ticket prices usually have discounts if you can book them in advance.
 

3. Economic Choice: Shenyang - Beijing Normal Speed Train: 6 - 13 hours, CNY 171 to CNY 194 for Hard Sleeper

Normal speed trains need 6 - 13 hours to travel from Shenyang Railway Station or North Railway Station to Beijing Railway Station.
 Ticket Prices: CNY 98 - 112 for Hard Seat; CNY 171 - 194 for Hard Sleeper; CNY 263 - 301 for Soft Sleeper; CNY 480 for Deluxe Soft Sleeper
 

4. Long-distance Bus: 9 - 10 hours, CNY 216 per person

Currently, there is only one long-distance bus that departs from Shenyang South Coach Station to Beijing. The bus schedule is at 14:00, costing CNY 216/person. 
 

How to Get from Shenyang to Beijing Forbidden City?

→ First of all, take a high speed train from Shenyang North Railway Station to Beijing Railway Station.
→ Next, take subway line 2 to Jianguomen Station and change to subway line 1 to Tian’anmen East Station, Exit B. 
→ After arriving, walk north to find the destination. 

→ Firstly, take a direct flight from Shenyang Taoxian Airport to Beijing Capital Airport. 
→ Upon landing, take Airport Express to Dongzhimen Station.
→ Then take subway line 2 to Jianguomen Station and transfer to subway line 1 to Tian’anmen East. Afterwards, just walk north to get to the scenic area.
- Last modified on Aug. 21, 2020 -
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