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We’re travelling to China for a conference during September 2nd week to be held n Shanghai. We would like to visit the Badaling great wall. Will we be able to get to The Great Wall site from Beijing railway station and get back to the railway station within say 7 hours? We’re not planning to stay in Beijing, instead we plan to come and leave on the same day in train to Shanghai. Any suggestion and also the most feasible transportation that we should take for our trip to work out well.

Reply7/31/2011 10:05:44 PMSami ,   United Arab Emirates

candy :8/1/2011 7:11:46 PM

i don't think it is possible. it takes at least 5 hours from Shanghai to Beijing by train.


I am arriving at the Beijing International airport at 11:00 pm. Please tell me the cheapest way to get to the Inner Mongolia Grand Hotel Wangfujing; I believe it is close to the Forbiden city. Thanks

Reply7/26/2011 5:29:55 PMMiguel ,   Mexico

Zaca :7/26/2011 7:11:13 PM

hi Miguel,
you can take the airport shuttle Bus to beijing Railway Station, and walk for about 500 meters to the hotel.

hi,i want to know how may hours does it take to get to beijing international airport from beijing south train station by taxi.and how much does it cost.during rush hour around 6:30pm

Reply7/25/2011 10:07:22 AMnana ama appiah ,   Ghana

May :7/25/2011 6:29:58 PM

it takes less than 1 hour if there's no traffic jam, and costs about CNY 120.

we are a budget traveler..we're looking for a cheap hotel near in tsunghua university or within can you please give me and how much the cost per night.
from the philippines where is the best airport we land to reach tsunghu university

Reply7/24/2011 4:57:55 AMroverose ,   Philippines

Darvin :7/24/2011 7:48:34 PM

there are cheap hotels within the university. the price is less than CNY 100 per night for one person.
Beijing Capital International Airport.

What is the best way to trnsfer from Tianjin airport to Beijing?What are the cost and how?

Reply7/23/2011 6:46:36 PMElaine ,   Malaysia

Eva :7/23/2011 8:29:42 PM

hi Elaine,
the best way is to take the airport bus to Beijing.
the ticket is CNY 35.
the bus journey takes about 2 hours.

We will arrive Peking at 15h15 with Malaysian Airlines. We need to travel to Jinzhou, Liaoning. Where is the nearest train station and which terminal. Also advise the cost of the train tickets.
Many thanks,

Reply7/5/2011 4:08:25 AMFredericka ,   Namibia

Beijinger :7/5/2011 6:41:23 PM

you need to go to the Beijing Railway Station to take the train.
from the airport to the railway station, you can take the subway airport express line to Dongzhimen station, and then subway line 2 to Beijing Railway station.
if you can arrive at the station by 18:20, you can take the bullet train to Jinzhou, and the ticket is CNY 149 for hard seat and CNY 178 for soft seat.

Hi,we are 4 persons arriving 1130pm to Beijing International. Our hotel is on Qihelou Street,Dongcheng District. How much is taxi and one taxi fetch 4 persons with luggages? Thanks

Reply6/30/2011 8:29:40 PMMichelle ,   Singapore

Halliary :7/2/2011 10:50:41 PM

about CNY 80-90.

We (4 persons) are staying at The Emperor Hotel. Please advice what is the best way to get to the Great Wall (safe and cheaper way)? Thanks Michelle

Reply6/30/2011 8:40:53 PMMichelle ,   China

Samuel :7/2/2011 10:48:18 PM

hi Michelle,
you can take a taxi to Deshengmen, and take the bus no. 919 to the Badaling Great Wall.

Hello! What is the easiest way to get to Mutianyu great wall from Sanyuan bridge area? I'm going with multiple people, and would prefer taking the subway metro system, as we do not have a car for the time being. Thanks!

Reply6/25/2011 9:07:49 AMMike ,   Canada

Sally :6/25/2011 6:37:27 PM

hi Mike,
there's no subway to Mutianyu Great Wall.
you can take bus No. 867 from Sanyuanqiao Bus Stop to Yujiayuan stop, and change a bus No. 936 branch (936支) to Mutianyu Great Wall.

Hello - I need to travel from Beijing airport (PEK) to the Renaissance Hotel in Tianjin. I believe the high speed train is a good option, but can you tell me the details? I know I will need to take some taxi's to and from train station. Thanks

Reply6/22/2011 2:16:25 PMJohn ,   United States

yoyo :6/22/2011 7:34:08 PM

first, you need to get to the Beijing South Railway station from the Airport:
take the subway airport line to Dongzhimen station, and subway line 2 to Xuwumen station, and subway line 4 to beijing South Railway Station.
take the bullet train to Tianjin railway station;
take a taxi to the hotel.


1. How do I get from capital airport to my hotel: Beijing CBD Jialong Sunny Hotel-Forbidden City?

2. What is the best way to get to badaling part of the great wall from downtown beijing?



Reply6/20/2011 8:44:53 PMcurtis ,   China

Sara :6/21/2011 12:09:02 AM

1. take airport shuttle bus Line 3 to the Chaoyangmen Stop and walk northward along the Second Rind road for about 250 meters, and turn left to the Chaoyangmennei Avenue and walk for about 300 meters, you will find the hotel;
2. the best way is to take the Bus no. 919 from Deshengmen station to the Badaling.

Hi,thanks for this web site.I am going to Beijing from Shanghai by train.Please tell me how do I get Citytel Inn Nanheyan street..I'm a budget traveler.
What would be the best way from Citytel to go to Great Wall,Summer Palace,Silk market and Zoo.thanks

Reply6/11/2011 9:52:30 PMAngela ,   Indonesia

Beijinger :6/11/2011 10:57:02 PM

if you take the bullet train from Shanghai to Beijing, you will arrive at the Beijing South Railway station.
from Beijing South Railway Station to the hotel:
take bus No. 20 to Tiananmen East stop, and change to bus No. 82 to Nanheyan stop and walk for less than 100 meters you will find the hotel.
from the hotel to the Great Wall: bus No. 82 to Zhonglou Beiqiao North, and bus No. 380 to Deshengmen. at Deshengmeng bus station, you will find the tourist bus No. 919 to the Badaling great wall.
to summer Palace:Bus No. 82 to Tiananmen East, and transfer to Subway line 1 to Xidan station, then subway line 4 to Beigongmen station. Exit from Exit D, you will see the entrance of Summer Palace.
to Silk Market:bus No. 82 to Tiananmen East and transfer to Subway line 1 to Yong'anli Station, exit from Exit A, you will find the market.
to the Zoo: bus No. 82 to Tiananme East, and transfer to Subway line 1 to Xidan Station, then subway line 4 to the Beijng Zoo station, exit from Exit A.

what is the cost of getting to the Redwall Hotel Beijing (near the Forbidden city) via subway from the Airport? I read that the airport line to Dongzhen is RMB25 per person. Similarly I read that a taxi will cost about 40-70RMB. If it is so makes sense to take a taxi (we are 2 people). Please confirm.

Thanks for your help
Vanessa :)

Reply6/2/2011 2:24:52 PMVanessa ,   Canada

Rebecca :6/2/2011 8:02:28 PM

hi Vanessa,
if you take subway airport line, you have to transfer to subway line 2 at Dongzhimen, and then take a bus and walk for about 150 meters. the costs is RMB(25+2+1)*2=56. if by taxi, it will cost about CNY 75-90 for you two from the airport to the hotel, but you don't need to walk. so i suggest taxi.

What is the quickest way to get from Beijing Airport to Jixian please. Can we take a taxi from Beijing airport direct to the Star Patten hotel near the reservoir. I am going for the Ironman race on the 29th May.

Reply4/30/2011 2:06:00 AMCam ,   Hong Kong, China

Cam ( Hong Kong, China ) :5/2/2011 7:44:00 AM


Sharon :5/2/2011 4:06:00 AM

yes, you can take a taxi. it takes about 1.5 hours and costs nearly CNY 300.

I arrive into Beijing at 11:00pm by an internaitonal flight on a wednesday evening. Is there any transport available at mid-night to the Beijing Hilton? Greg

Reply4/26/2011 7:59:00 PMGreg Dennis ,   Australia

Jean :5/2/2011 3:42:00 AM

hi Greg,
not sure whether the reply still helps.
you can only take a taxi at the time you arrive.

Hi, I want to go to Xiang he (Hebie) furniture market. Can I get a bus from Beijing?

Reply5/1/2011 8:44:00 PMAdem ,   Ethiopia

Beijinger :5/2/2011 3:47:00 AM

yes Adem,
you can go to the Beijing Railway station and find a bus stop named Beijing Railway station East, and then take bus No. 938 direct to the market.

I will be arriving Beijing International Airport around 7am tomorrow, and will stay at Renaissance Hotel Beijing Chaoyang.

What would be the best way to go to the hotel, from the airport?
1. Taxi from arrival hall to hotel (how much does this cost)
2. Airport subway: from airport, which line should i take and which line should i change to get nearest to the hotel. I guess I still have to take a taxi from that nearest subway to hotel?

Please help.

Reply4/10/2011 8:45:00 PMFaizol ,   Malaysia

Tina :4/10/2011 9:29:00 PM

1. around CNY 60 by taxi
2. there's only one subway line from the airport. you can take the subway line and get off at the Sanyuanqiao station. then you can take a taxi to your hotel. the taxi fare is around CNY 10.

Hi!I am going to Jixian, Tianjin province on 26 of May.How must the cost take the taxi from Beijing Capital Internaltional Airport to nankai District Jixian,Tianjin province after 22:00 pm?

Reply4/6/2011 2:04:00 AMs ,   Thailand

Lisa :4/7/2011 9:34:00 PM

I'm afraid it costs too much to take a taxi from Beijing capital airport to Nankai District of Tianjin directly. I advise you take airport shuttle from Beijing Capital Airport to Tianjin airport first. The ticket fare is CNY80. Then take a taxi from Tianjin airport to Nankai district, costing about CNY60.

thank you ken for you re tips they are very usefull thank again chris

Reply3/24/2011 6:28:00 PMchris ,   Australia

i arrive at bejing airport and i wish to go to tienamen best court hotel tianamen square how i process thank you also i want to go to tianjing cruise home terminal to join a cruise

Reply3/23/2011 4:18:00 AMchris ,   China

Ken :3/23/2011 10:33:00 PM

not sure about the hotel you said. from the airpot to Tiananmen squre,you can take the subway airport line to Dongzhimen station and change to subway line 2 to Jianguomen station, then change to subway line 1 to tiananmen east or Tiananmen west staion.
from beijing to Tianjin,you can take the bullet train from Beijing South Railway station to Tanggu in Tianjin and take a taxi to the port.