Besides the subway and an expressway, a bullet train line will connect the Beijing city centre and the new Daxing airport
A section of the Beijing-Xiongan intercity railway linking Beijing West Railway Station and Beijing Daxing International Airport began service on Sep 25 2019. The intercity railway line, set to be operational by 2020, will be an important link between the urban areas of Beijing, Beijing Daxing International Airport and Xiongan New Area.
The 48-kilometer line is composed of two parts: the rail line between Beijing West to Liying station in Daxing district made use of the current track of Beijing-Kowloon Railway; the rest, which starts from Liying station and ends at Daxing airport, was newly constructed with a length of 33.97 km. The designed speed of the section is 250 kph, and the duration time between Beijing West Railway Station and Daxing Airport is around 30 minutes. Trains depart daily from 6:56 a.m. till 9:46 p.m.
The line features China's advanced Fuxing bullet trains of eight carriages, which are able to carry 392 passengers in total. and operates 24 trains on a daily basis. The train has also torn down second seats from 3 + 2 to 2 + 2 in in a row to make more space for luggage storage. A total of 27 luggage racks, which can hold seven 28-inch suitcases, were installed on the train in line with passengers' travel needs, as well as full coverage of free Wi-Fi. 24 train services will run on a daily basis.
There are special check-in gate for this intercity railway. It only took about 30 minutes for passengers from Beijing West Railway Station reach the new airport. Passengers can complete check-ins, security checks and baggage check-ins when they get off the train at the Daxing Airport subway station. Seamless transportation is realized here at the airport railway station. And it takes only a few minutes for passengers to exit and get to the terminals. Passengers who need to transfer can exit at the south side of the station, and they will find the check-in counters for the airport ahead to the right.
After arrive at Beijing Daxing Airport by flight, travellers also can take the intercity train to Beijing West railway Station directly, and then take subway to the destination in Beijing City or take high-speed train from Beijing West to other cities in China.