Beijing Railway Station Guides
Opened in 1903, expanded in April 2004, Beijing Railway Station (Chinese name 北京站, Beijing Zhan) is located in Dongcheng District, southeast of downtown of Beijing. This station covers 80,000 square metres, and has 8 island platforms, 16 railway tracks. Beijing Railway Station combines both ordinary passenger train station (denoted with letter Z/T/K) and high-speed train station(G/D/C series) that serves 231 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day, including Beijing–Shenyang high-speed railway and Beijing-Harbin high-speed Railway.
Beijing Railway Station has 2 floors. The entrances, exits, ticket offices, station sqaure and platforms are on 1F. The waiting rooms ,restaurants are on 1F and 2F
|2F level||Waiting rooms, restaurants such as KFC and Starbucks|
|1F level||Entrance, security check, arrivals, exits, ticket offices, platforms, waiting rooms, station square(Including subway line exit and entrance: C, D, Taxi stand and bus stations), restaurants such as KFC and McDonald's|
Map and Location
Address: No. 13, Hutong Jia, Maojiawan, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
How many railway stations in Beijing?
There are six railway stations in Beijing: Beijing North Railway Station, Beijing South Railway Station, Beijing West Railway Station, Beijing Chaoyang Railway Station, Beijing Qinghe Railway Station and Beijing Railway Station.
Beijing North Railway Station is located in Xicheng district, northwest of Beijing downtown.
Beijing South Railway Station is located in Fengtai district, 6km southwest of Beijing downtown.
Beijing West Railway Station is located in Fengtai district, 6.7km west of Beijing downtown.
Beijing Chaoyang Railway Station is located in Chaoyang district, 9km northeast of Beijing downtown.
Beijing Qinghe Railway Station is located in Qinghe Subdistrict, Haidian district, 15km northwest of Beijing downtown.
Beijing Railway Station is located in Dongcheng district, southeast of Beijing downtown.
The public transports are included Subway line 2, bus and taxi. Subway line 2 and taxi are mostly recommended, How to get to Beijing Railway Station?
Subway line 2
Subway line 2 is mostly recommended public transport to get to or leave Beijing Railway Station, including get to Beijing Daxing Airport and Beijing Capital Airport
The first metro train is at 05:15 and the last is at 22:36
Subway ticket price is RMB3-RMB8
Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also the most expensive way to get to or leave Beijing Railway Station.
Taxi drop-off and pick-up areas are on station square
Taxi Fee Standard(the fuel surcharge is 1RMB one way)
|3~10 km||RMB2.5 per km||RMB3.1 per km|
|over15 km||RMB3.6 per km||RMB4.7 per km|
There are 62 bus routes to or pass Beijing Railway Station, including shuttle bus between Beijing Railway Station and Beijing West Railway Station, Capital Airport bus. The bus station is on station square.
How to get to Beijing Capital Airport (PEK)?
Beijing Capital International Airport(PEK) is located 27km northeast of Beijing Railway Station. How to get to Beijing Capital Airport from Beijing Railway Station, please click on here to get details.
How to get to Beijing Daxing Airport (PKX)?
Beijing Daxing International Airport(PKX) is located 54km southwest of Beijing Railway Station. How to get to Beijing Daxing Airport from Beijing Railway Station, please click on here to get details.
Step 1: Get to Beijing Railway Station by subway line 2 (exit C), Taxi, Bus or Car at least 1 hour before train departure.
Step 2: Pick-up your train tickets in ticket offices.
Step 3: Go through Security Check and real-name ID check to enter departure Hall by showing passport and train tickets.
Step 4: Find the waiting room and boarding gate (Ticket Check Gate). The waiting room No. will be in the confirmation email we send to you.
Step 5: Have a seat near the gate to wait for check-in and boarding. The boarding gate will be opened 20 - 15 minutes prior to the departure time.
Step 6: Ticket check. Please show your passport and confirmation No. to station staff to check in. The boarding gate will be closed 5 minutes before the train departs
Step 7: Find the platform of your train.
Step 8: Board the train and find your seats. How to find your seats?
Ticket offices are on 1F, right side on station building.
Do you need to collect train tickets?
Yes, you do, because the electronic tickets are still unavailable on all train routes from or to Beijing Railway Station yet.
How to pick up printed tickets, please click on here to get Guides.
Step 1: After get off your train, follow direction signs to exits. And please show your passport and printed ticket to station staff to check out.
Step 2: Leave Beijing Railway Station by subway line 2, bus, taxi or car. Subway line 2 and taxi are two mostly recommended ways.
Foods and restaurants
There are some food options at Beijing Railway Station, including Chinese restaurants, KFC, McDonald's and Starbucks.