Beijing Railway Stations Maps

Beijing has 5 railway stations located in different areas. Beijing South Railway Station, Beijing Railway Station and Beijing Railway Station are three most frequently used for passengers transport. They alll operate both high speed bullet trains and normal fast trains. Beijing East Railway Station is a freight station. Beijing Changping North Railway Station only operate several normal fast trains.

How to Choose a Best Railway Station

The Beijing West Railway Station mainly handles trains from Beijing to Xian, Chengdu, Taiyuan, Pingyao Ancient City, Guangzhou, Lanzhou, etc. If you want to visit Tianjin, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Harbin, Huangshan and other destinations, you should get to Beijing South Railway Station. Beijing Railway Station has trains to most big cities in China. Before boarding your train to/off Beijing, you should figure out your destinations and check train tickets carefully to make sure you board/disembark at the right railway station. You can see the station name on your train ticket which are usually the largest characters printed in bold on the ticket. The English letters below them are their Chinese pronunciations in pinyin, which are not always spell like English words though they look definitely like. For example, Beijing West is spelled as Beijing Xi in pinyin, and Beijing South is spelled as Beijing South.

东(Dong): East 南(Nan): South 西(Xi): West 北(Bei): North

Beijing Railway Stations on Beijing Map

Railway Stations Address Distances
Beijing South Railway Station (北京南站) No.12, Yongwai Avenue, Fengtai District, South Beijing (北京市丰台区永外大街12号) 88km to Great Wall, 8km to Forbidden City, 7km to Tian'anmen Square, 25km to Summer Palace, 40km to Beijing Capital Airport
Beijing West Railway Station (北京西站) No.118, East Lianhuachi Road, Fengtai District, Western Beijing (北京市丰台区莲花池东路118号) 85km to Great Wall, 9.5km to Forbidden City, 8km to Tian'anmen Square, 27km to Summer Palace, 40km to Beijing Capital Airport
Beijing Railway Station (北京站) No.13, Maojiawan Hutong Jia, Dongcheng District, Southeast Beijing (北京市东城区毛家湾胡同甲13号) 80km to Great Wall, 6km to Forbidden City, 6km to Tian'anmen Square, 28km to Summer Palace, 40km to Beijing Capital Airport
Beijing East Railway Station (北京东站) No. 27, Baiziwan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing (北京市朝阳区百子湾路7号) 77km to Great Wall, 9km to Forbidden City, 8.5km to Tian'anmen Square, 28km to Summer Palace, 27km to Beijing Capital Airport
Changping North Railway Station (昌平北站) North Ring Road, Changping District, North Suburb of Beijing (北京市昌平区北环路) 48km to Great Wall, 43km to Forbidden City, 45km to Tian'anmen Square, 37km to Summer Palace, 57km to Beijing Capital Airport

Beijing Railway Stations Transportation Maps

All railway stations in Beijing are connected by subways, public buses and taxis. You can easily find an avaible transport to downtown area of Beijing (Tian'anmen, Forbidden City, Hutong, Temple of Heaven...). The public transportations tools usually operate from around 6am to around 11pmw while the taxis usualy run all day and night. If you want to go to the Great Wall, you need to take subways or public buses to Dongzhimen Bus Station first, then take tourist bus to the Great Wall. (Beijing South Railway Station to Great Wall / Beijing West Railway Station to Great Wall)

How to Plan a Beijing Tour

Generally speak, 2 - 4 days are sufficient to explore the best highlights of Beijing. You can visit Tiananmen Square, now the largest city plaza in the world, Forbidden City, one of the world’s five most important palaces, and Summer Palace, the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China on the first day. Then spend another day hiking the famous Mutianyu Great Wall and having a walk at the Sacred Way on your way back to central Beijing. The third day is free for you to have some leisure time at the Temple of Heaven or hop on a rickshaw to experience the typical Beijing Hutongs.

If you have more days, you can go for an in-depth Great Wall hiking or photography tour, and explore more hidden attractions in the city, or even travel a little further to other cities in China such as Xi'an and Shanghai. If you have other ideas or questions about Beijing Tour, please feel free to contact us. We are also specialized in tailor-made tours that fit you best according to your own interests, requirement, traveling time, etc.

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