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where can I find a van for 9 people to the great wall in beijing haidan district?

Reply5/22/2012 8:00:06 PMJudy Thoma ,   United States

Sam :5/23/2012 7:04:38 PM

a normal taxi or a mini van cannot take 9 people at a time. i think you can only rent a mini bus from some bus rental company.
actually, you can take a private tour to the great wall, which you will have your bus, driver and tour guide.
you can reserve such a tour from Beijingtrip.com

Hi, may i know how much the taxi fare from Beijing city (near 3rd ring road) to Badaling Great Wall ? round trip ? single trip?

Reply5/11/2012 8:32:10 PMSam ,   Singapore

Lucy :5/12/2012 6:25:29 PM

Taxis from Beijing city to Badaling won't meter, so you have to negotiate the price with the taxi driver before getting on the taxi. Usually, it costs CNY300 or more for a single trip, since the taxi driver has to add the free running fee for the back way.
For a round-trip, it costs around CNY500.

Wangfujing Dongcheng District in Beijing is quite a big area, Do they have PEDICABS(bicycle), TRICYCLE (motorcycle) or RICKSHAW to bring us around to nearby Food-streets or shopping streets???...How much is TAXI From Wangfujing DongCheng District to Greatwall-Mutianyu roundtrip??? We are 5pax (no luggage)...Will the taxi wait for us until our tour finish??? ...I HAVE MANY EXPERIENCED WITH MERCHANTS OF CHINA REGARDING BARGAINING TO ALMOST 50% OFF THE PRICE..WHY DONT THEY GIVE THE NET PRICE OR THE LAST PRICE FOR EASY TRADE.INSTEAD OF ATTEMPT OVERPRICING ??? PLS REPLY THANK YOU !!!

Reply3/20/2012 5:45:20 PMVivian ,   Malaysia

laowai :5/3/2012 10:06:28 PM

Hi, 1000 rm for Mutianyu? Thats a ripe off!!!! You should be able to get it for 500 rmb full day, no need to pay food or other expenses for the driver.

Sunny :3/20/2012 7:17:00 PM

no pedicabs or tricycles are available in Wangfujing area.
the taxi fare for a round-trip to Mutianyu will be more than CNY 1,000, so i suggest you to reserve a one-day tour to Mutianyu at:

Thank you bonnie

i believe a normal taxi is to small, because the carton boxes are very big (each 154x85x27cm). Do you know the price for a van taxi also?


Reply5/2/2012 11:48:07 PMauli ,   Germany

Bonnie :5/3/2012 7:41:32 PM

well then you really need a van taxi.
i'm not sure about the price, probably around CNY 200, but you can bargain with the driver.

we are 2 people and we will arrive at the beijing capital airport with 2 bicycles (each in a cartonbox)and 2 additional luggages. which kind of taxi do we need and what is the taxi fare to Xicheng district?

Reply5/2/2012 12:53:58 PMauli ,   Germany

Bonnie :5/2/2012 8:01:00 PM

i think a normal taxi is ok.
the taxi fare is about CNY 100.

We would like to take a taxi from the airport to Park Plaza Wangfujing. Are there any extra charges like toll or fuel, besides paying the fare displayed on the meter?

Reply4/26/2012 12:54:36 AMAlyssa ,   Singapore

Anna :4/26/2012 6:45:47 PM

yes, there is CNY 3 of fuel charge and probably the charge for toll.
the taxi fare can be negotiated, and should be no more than CNY 150.

I had a terrible time getting a cab in Beijing on Monday. I was with two elderly women, one had a broken arm. We flagged down 5 taxis north of the Forbidden City. None would open their door for us. None would use their meters. They all wanted 80 yuan for a ride that should cost 20. This was the worst transportation experience I've had in 30 years and 20 countries. I have photos of all the taxi licenses and some photos of the drivers, two of whom don't post their id information. Where can I complain.

I've been to Beijing 10 times and have had a couple nice cabbies. Most are horrid though.

Reply4/5/2012 5:47:56 AMSusan ,   China

Jack :4/5/2012 6:26:48 PM

you can contact the Transportation Administration of Beijing. here is the official website:

I lost my mobile phone in cab this morning at fang yuan xi lu area. is there any way I can find them back

Reply4/4/2012 12:05:43 AMKefan Chen ,   United States

Tina :4/4/2012 6:03:40 PM

you can try to contact the taxi company, or you can call the Beijing Traffic Radio which most taxi drivers will listen.
the number is 65289999 - 2

How much Taxi or VAN fare from DAYS INN FORBIDEN CITY HOTEL to Great Wall Mutianyu...5pax, Roundtrip?...Is there ROAD TOLL-FEE or entrance fee GreatWall, How much each pax?

Reply4/3/2012 8:40:38 AMRol ,   Philippines

Fiona :4/4/2012 6:30:15 PM

it costs about CNY 250 for single trip from the hotel to Mutianyu in one cab, and you five need to take two cabs or one larger van.
the entrance fee for Mutianyu is CNY 25 for children and CNY 45 for adults.


I'm arriving at Beijing Capital at midnight. Would there be cabs at the taxi stand? Also, how much would the night fare cost from the airport to Xicheng Financial Street?

Thank you!

Reply4/1/2012 2:26:13 AMLynn ,   Singapore

Peter :4/1/2012 2:45:10 AM

yes, there will be taxi. and the taxi fare is around CNY 100.

Hi, we 5pax, will be arriving Beijing Capital Airport at 12midnight...Can we 5pax easily take taxi during that time to 43 Donganmen Street, Dongcheng Dist in one taxi? Ifever have to take two cabs, can the drivers easily be on convoy to the address?

Reply3/19/2012 8:05:33 AMVivian Greg ,   Philippines

Mars :3/19/2012 7:47:02 PM

you need to take two cabs. you can print the Chinese name of the place or hotel you intend to go and show it to the driver.
take it easy, you can get cabs at that time, just need to wait for a few minutes.

I will be arriving to Beijing International airport at around noon on a Sunday, how much will it costs to get to Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing Hotel? We are party of 6, are there any taxi van in Beijing? Thank you.

Reply3/15/2012 6:11:14 AMJoyce ,   Canada

Ashley :3/15/2012 7:13:11 PM

you need to take two cabs for 6 of you, the cost is CNY 80 for one cab.

Hello, how long will I have to wait in the taxi queue at the airport - I arrive at 13.30? How much will it be to Emperor Hotel (Qihelou Street) and how long does it take? Thank you.

Reply3/11/2012 12:46:09 PMMit ,   United Kingdom

Hank :3/11/2012 8:17:57 PM

I think it won't take too much time for you to hail a taxi at the taxi station of the airport. There are always many taxis waiting there. The hotel is about 30 km away from Beijing capital international airport. It takes around 60 minutes from the airport to the hotel by taxi.

Hi, we are a group of 5 (3 are kids) with a luggage each of our own. Would it be easy to get a van at midnight? and how much would it cost to take us to Grace Beijing Hotel (Jiuxianqiao Lu, 2 Hao Yuan, 798 Yishu Qu, 706 Hou Jie 1 Hao) 798 Art Distriict? Where will we find a van? Thanks very much. So glad I found your site.

Reply3/2/2012 4:30:44 PMannie ,   Philippines

Tina :3/2/2012 5:43:37 PM

from where? the airport?
a taxi takes at most 4 passengers at a time, so i'm afraid you need to take two cabs.
you can get cabs at midnight, don't worry.
it costs around CNY 50 for one taxi from the airport to the hotel.

Do the taxis accept payment through VISA cards, or are they cash only?
Thanks, Max.

Reply2/25/2012 7:08:20 PMMax ,   Australia

Lisa :2/25/2012 10:30:27 PM

All of the taxis in Beijing accept payment by cash, some accept payment by Beijing Transportation smart card. But none of them accept visa card.

is it easy enough to get a cab early morning in Beijing. I fly out at 12.10 in the afternoon. So I thought I would set out early just have a rest at the airport. How early do taxis start? I am staying in Sanlitun right at Soho.

Reply2/24/2012 10:22:50 PMDom

JM :2/25/2012 1:37:45 AM

Hi Dom,
Beijing taxi runs 24 hours a day, so you can get one anytime, but it may be difficult to get one when Changing shift time (between 07:00 - 09:00).

hi...i need to know the taxi charge from Beijing Airport terminal 2 to Crowne Plaza Beijing Chaoyang U-Town?

Reply2/18/2012 5:23:11 AMsyuhada ,   Malaysia

Lisa :2/18/2012 6:21:26 PM

It costs around CNY70.

we are a party of 5 ( 2 adults, 1 teenage, 1 aged 9, 1 aged 8). We want to hire a one taxi that can fit all 5 of us in one car.We want to go to Mutianyu and Juyungguan and Ming Tomb. I guess we need 2 separate days. How should we arrange for the car hire? About how much is it? Is it too late to wait till we get to the hotel since we will be travelling in the summer. Is it reliable to book online in advance. Will the driver show up? Also are there any minivan taxis at the airport that can take all of us and the 3 suitcases. Thanks

Reply2/13/2012 6:45:14 PMWai Chan ,   Canada

Anne :2/13/2012 7:46:20 PM

Hi Wai Chan,
i think it is better for you to book a tour in advance, so that the travel agency will pick you up at the airport and also see you off when you are leaving.
Beijingtrip provide high-quality tailor-made tour packages, you may have a try.


I want to ask if how much is the taxi fare from Beijing Airport Terminal 2 to Holiday Inn Express Dongzhimen (Dongcheng district)? We will arrive in Beijing 12:30midnight. Also, Is taxi easy to find during that time?

Reply2/6/2012 11:24:59 PMAngel ,   Philippines

Nancy :2/7/2012 5:52:11 PM

hi Angel,
the taxi fare is around CNY 80. take it easy, you can get a taxi at that time.

Hello, what is the estimated taxi fare from Beijing airport to Park Plaza, Jinbao Street, Dongcheng. Many Thanks

Reply2/6/2012 6:11:19 AMKapil ,   India

Amy :2/6/2012 5:29:53 PM

the taxi fare is about CNY 90.