Beijing Daxing International Airport

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Beijing Daxing International Airport, also called Beijing New Airport, operates over 100 air routes. The master plan of Daxing Airport resembles a phoenix containing one main terminal building and five corridors with more than 80 boarding gates. It becomes an important transportation hub to serve regions of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Province, covering Beijing, Tianjin, Langfang, Baoding, Hengshui and Xiong'an New Area.

Airport Code: PKX

 Daxing Airport Location: between Lixian Town and Yufa Town of Daxing District, 53 kilometers (33 miles) south of Beijing city center. Daxing Airport is 46 kilometers (29 miles) to Tian'anmen Square, 67 kilometers (42 miles) to Beijing Capital Airport (PEK), 26 kilometers (16 miles) to Langfang City in Hebei Province.

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Passenger Guide

1.Time for Taking Flights:
→ Arrive at the airport 2-3.5 hours before flight departure
→ Close Time for Check-in: Domestic Flight: 45 mins. before take-off; International Flight: 75 mins. before take-off
→ Close Time for Boarding: Domestic & International Flight: 20 mins. before take-off

2.Transfer Guide in Beijing Daxing Airport:
→ Minimum Connection Time: D refers to Domestic; I refers to International
D ⇒ D: 30 mins.
D ⇔ I: 60 mins.
I ⇒ I: 45 mins.

Terminal Building of Daxing Airport

With a planning area of 94 hectares (237 acres), the construction of Beijing Daxing Airport is in different phases. The Phase One is expected to relieve the pressure of Capital International Airport, which total costs about $117 billion. Equipped with more than 80 boarding gates, passengers just need to take 8 minutes to arrive at the farthest one.

The terminal building has four floors on the ground and two underground floors. Beijing Daxing International Airport's four runways open this year together with the airport. In the future, Daxing International Airport builds seven runways in total to meet the demand of 100 million of passengers, 880 thousands of airplanes and 4 million of cargo throughput.

International Arrival: 1F
Domestic Arrival: 2F
Domestic Departure: 3F
International Departure: 4F
Underground Transportation Center: B1 & B2

Daxing Airport Flights

 Domestic Destinations: Anshan, Chengdu, Changsha, Chongqing, Changchun, Changde, Daqing, Guangzhou, Harbin, Hangzhou, Kunming, Nanjing, Xining, Yinchuan, Yanji, Yiwu, Zunyi, Tongren, Nanchong, Jieyang, Pudong, Nanning, Shenzhen, Shenyang, Shanghai, Xi'an, Zhanjiang

 International Destinations: Amsterdam, Detroit, Paris, London, Sydney, Seattle, Seoul, Tokyo, Ho Chi Minh

Airline Companies

 Domestic Airlines: China Southern Airlines (CZ), China Eastern Airlines (MU), Hebei Airlines (NS), Capital Airlines (JD), China United Airlines (KN), Spring Airlines (9C), Okay Airways (BK), Juneyao Airlines (HO), Donghai Airlines (DZ), China Post Airlines (CF)

 International Airline: Finn Air (AY), British Airways (BA)

How to Travel Between Daxing Airport & Downtown Beijing


Route: Caoqiao – Daxing New City - Daxing Airport Terminal Building
Single Journey Time: 19 minutes
Ticket Fare: CNY10 – 35/person
Operating Hours: 06:00 to 22:30
Boarding Sites: Underground Transportation Center on B1&B2

Caoqiao Station: Transfer to subway line 10; Provide pre-check in service

Beijing Daxing Airport Shuttle Bus – 6 Lines to Downtown Beijing

No. Route/Destination
Line 1 Beijing Railway Station
Line 2 West Railway Station
Line 3 South Railway Station
Line 4 Tongzhou
Line 5 Fangshan
Line 6 Xuanwu Gate

 Bus Schedules:
     Line 1 to Line 5: 07:30 - 23:00 from airport; 05:00 - 20:30 to airport 
     Line 6: 23:00 - the arrival of last flight
 Ticket Fare: CNY 40/person
 Frequency: 30 mins.

Airport Intercity Bus – to Tianjin & Hebei

Destination  Duration
Tianjin 2.5 hours
Baoding 3 hours
Langfang 1.5 hours
Shijiazhuang 4 hours
Tangshan 3 hours
Dacheng 2.5 hours
Sanhe 2 hours

City Bus

 Xing Line 27 (Qingyuan Xili Community South Gate – Xilihe):
Main Route: Qingyuan Xili Community South Gate – Kuanglinzhuang – Tianngongyuan Community – Xizhuang Development Zone – Wangjiachang – Xilihe
Operating Hours: 05:30 – 17:30
Ticket Fare: CNY 2-7

 Xing Line 23(Qingyuan Xili Community South Gate – Qigezhuang):
Main Route: Qingyuan Xili Community South Gate – Huangcun – Xizhuang Development Zone – Dalangfa – Yujiachang – Ligezhuang – Qigezhuang
Operating Hours: 05:20 – 17:30
Ticket Fare: CNY 2-10


Destination  Fare  Time
Forbidden City / Tian’anmen Square  CNY 160-200 85-110 mins.
Summer Palace  CNY 220-240 90-120 mins
Temple of Heaven CNY145-160 75-85 mins
National Stadium (Bird's Nest) CNY220-250 90-105 mins
Wangfujing Street  CNY125-170 95-105 mins
Beijing Railway Station CNY125-180 80-95 mins
South Railway Station CNY150-175 65-90 mins
North Railway Station CNY190-200 80-115 mins

High Speed Train: Beijing - Xiong'an Intercity High Speed Railway

Passengers can take this high speed railway line from Beijing West Railway Station to Daxing Airport directly. It only takes around 20 minutes. 

 How to get to Daxing International Airport from Beijing Railway Station
1. Take the airport shuttle bus line 1 directly from the railway station and get off at the airport.
2. Take subway line 2 to Xuanwumen Station and transfer to line 4. Get off at Tiangongyuan Station and take bus Xing Line 27 to Xilihe. Then walk about 10 mins to the airport.

 How to get to Daxing International Airport from Beijing West Railway Station
1. First, take metro line 7, and transfer to line 4 at Caishikou Station. After arriving at Tiangongyuan, you can take bus Xing Line 27 to get off at Xilihe or arrive at the destination by taking a taxi.
2. Take the airport shuttle bus line 2 from the railway station to go to the airport.

 How to get to Daxing International Airport from Beijing North Railway Station
1. Take metro line 4 to Tiangongyuan, then go to the airport by Xing Line 27 and get off at Xilihe.
2. Take a taxi to the airport takes 65 to 85 mins and costs CNY 145 to 160.

 How to get to Daxing International Airport from Beijing South Railway Station
1. Take metro line 4 at the railway station and get off at Tiangongyuan then take Xing Line 27 to Xilihe or take a taxi to the airport.
2. Airport shuttle bus line 3 is the other choice which does not need transfer.

Facilities and Services of Beijing Daxing Airport

The airport offers convenient services like left luggage, money exchange, free WIFI, hourly lounge, trolley and some basic facilities.

1. Mobile Infrastructure: The airport covers networks of China Mobile, Telecom, Unicom, NCT and JustTop. Besides, China Mobile has already set about 20 areas which has covered both 4G and 5G. According to the design, the mobile infrastructure could support 100 thousand people to use the network at the same time without congestion.

2. Outdoor Garden: Designed in Chinese Style, it is a good place to feel Chinese culture and spend some leisure time. Besides, there are electronic cigarette lighters for the smokers.

3. Comprehensive Service Building: This building is divided into two parts. The northern part is for hotels while the southern one which is close to the terminal is for business and office.

4. Restaurants: There are more than 90 Chinese and western restaurants inside terminal building, including Starbucks, Mcdonald's, West Mahua Halal Restaurant, Yang Yang Chinese Food and Taste of Dadong Restaurant.

See also: What to Do in Beijing Airport - Daxing Airport

Further Reading:

Beijing Capital Airport: It is one of the busiest international airport laying in the northeast of the city center.
Nanyuan Airport: It is 13 kilometers (8 miles) away from downtown Beijing, only operating domestic flights.

- Last modified on Nov. 11, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Beijing Daxing International Airport
Asked by Verushca Johnson from CHINA | Sep. 11, 2020 06:16Reply
Hi. I will be travelling from Ordos, Inner Mongolia, to Beijing and arriving at Daxing airport.
Will I only have to scan the green code? Or do I need a Covid test as well? I haven't left China since I arrived in February 2020.
Answers (1)
Answered by Hunter | Sep. 23, 2020 20:57

As I know, you only need to show the green code. But in order to be sure, you are suggested to consult the staff when you arriving at the airport.
Asked by Fergal Tracey from UNITED KINGDOM | Jan. 11, 2020 12:13Reply
Are there regular buses between Tianjin and Daxing Airport, and how often do they go?
Answers (1)
Answered by Rebecca from AUSTRALIA | Jan. 13, 2020 00:00

You can take bus from Tongsha Bus Station to the airport. It departs at 10:00 and 17:00 every day.
Asked by Tony Edwards from UNITED KINGDOM | Jan. 10, 2020 02:16Reply
Does Daxing airport offer the Visa-Free Transit service for International passengers ?
I used this many times at Capital Airport, and it works very well.
Now that the BA flight has moved to Daxing I need to know if this service is still available.
Answers (2)
Answered by Camero from USA | Jan. 12, 2020 19:40

Yes, of course. These service provided by the Capital Airport will also be available at Daxing Airport.
Answered by Anthony Edwards from UNITED KINGDOM | Jan. 13, 2020 20:18

Thanks Camero. I successfully used the TWOV service desks at PKX on 12/1/20. The desks are to the far right as you enter the Immigration Hall.
Asked by ScottA from USA | Dec. 18, 2019 20:44Reply
Taxi fare and travel time from Daxing Airport to Capital Airport
Can you provide an estimated taxi fare and travel time from Daxing Airport to Capital Airport on a Thursday at around 15:00 (3:00pm)? Thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by Olivia from USA | Dec. 22, 2019 21:56

It costs around CNY250 with 1.5 hours.
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